575 Warren Street in Boston's Grove Hall

(formerly the ABCD building)

June is an exciting month for Mass Innovation Nights! Our theme for the June event is African & African-American Founders of Tech Businesses sponsored by Greater Grove Hall Main Streets. We will have 14 super cool products showcasing. Do not miss this event on Wednesday,  June 14th at 6pm at the Thelma D. Burns Building (formerly the ABCD building) in Grove Hall. We hope to see you!

  • Check out the new PRODUCTS and
  • VOTE for your favorites – click on the words VOTE HERE (found on this page to the immediate left) and once on the product voting page, click LOVE IT (only four times)!     
  • RSVP to attend the event on Wednesday, June 14th (free to attend and open to all)    
  • See who else is planning on attending (click the ATTENDEES tab)   
  • Help spread the word – blog, tweet (using the #MIN99 hashtag), like and post!  
  • Support local innovation — network and have fun at the same time! 

Don't miss it — Wednesday, June 14th  6pm-8:30pm for Mass Innovation Nights #99   

CHECK OUT THESE PRODUCTS

Name: Donii
Website: www.donii.org
Twitter: @DoniiCo
Facebook: www.facebook.com/DoniiCo

Description: Donii helps you #GiveBetter. It lets you direct your donated goods to the people in your community who need exactly what you're giving.

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Description: dot Teach has developed low bandwidth video encoding software for chalkboard-style videos. This could be used to provide low bandwidth pre-recorded or live video tutoring. Get in touch if interested.

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Description: Part of our MIN #99 Student Startup Spotlight from Wentworth Institute of Technology's Accelerate Program: OCC Youth Unleashed is a youth led non-profit organization that strives to increase youth engagement in community centers and youth programs across Boston. There are numerous resources in our community but it is difficult to…

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Description: BeautyLynk is an on-location, web-based beauty booking platform delivering salon-quality hair and makeup services to your home, office, hotel, or wherever you may be.

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Description: FABLabs provides support for highly democratized and sustainable advanced micro manufacturing sites and products, including "evangelization", outreach, planning and education.

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Name: Cede
Website: www.barehand.co/cede
Twitter: @BareHandY

Description: Cede is a 3D Action Role Playing game about "Combat Farming" in a post apocalyptic universe! Destroying monsters will burst them into seeds to become vegetation on a desolate and cracked planet.

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Description: People love to take selfies because they feel an irresistible urge to capture their experiences and share with the world. With the MOON Selfie Light, we offer great lighting that is customizable and convenient in a portable package and an affordable price.

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Description: BGN is the 1st Culturally Customized web-based application that helps millennial Women of Color break the cycle of dieting, lose weight and connect with other dieters. BGN's AI platform tailors messaging, nutrition plans, & online group approach to transform clients' health. BGN's mission is to inspire millennial Women of Color…

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Description: The same tech wave that hit the retail industry 15 yrs ago has re-emerged and hit the services industry in the form of the "on demand economy". Consumers are now booking services simply from their smartphones with a few clicks or swipes. Small businesses are the backbone of the US…

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Description: IncluDe are developers, designers, strategists, and most importantly activists. The IncluDe team takes on diverse clients and projects that make a positive impact on the world around them. Together, clients and IncluDe create visually stunning websites for minority-owned businesses and small businesses in general, seeking to create an impressive online…

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Description: Dolume is a consultant group that focuses on managing our clients initiatives and projects using innovative methods and creativity.

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Description: Kids in Tech partners with school districts and after-school youth development providers to offer after-school tech program which are hands-on, semester long experimental learning projects for kids ages 8-14 led by trained educators and STEM professionals .

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Description: UZURI is creating a network of health and beauty centers. Clients come in for beauty services such as hair cuts and spa services, and receive subsided health services and educational material on preventive care.

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Description: Quality Interactions' e-learning research and evidence based courses equip health care professionals at hospitals, health plans, pharma companies and medical schools to more effectively communicate with and care for diverse patients. Their comprehensive approach builds professional skill sets in cross-cultural communication across all levels of any healthcare organization, and represents…

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EXPERTS LIST

Ed Gaskin
Greater Grove Hall Main Streets

@greatrgrovehall

Ed Gaskin is the Executive Director of the Greater Grove Hall Main Streets.  My professional focus is marketing innovation, helping companies incorporate advances from marketing science, technology and engineering into their marketing, (strategy, research, communications, operations and analytics) to improve efficiency and effectiveness as a way to gain competitive advantage and/or…

Winston Henderson
Sankofa, Inc.


Winston Henderson is Vice President, General Counsel of Nano Terra, Inc., a Boston-based nanotechnology company with life science and non-life science divisions, and advisor of C2Sense, Inc., Sankofa, Inc. and other technology companies. Prior to Nano Terra, Winston was Corporate Secretary of Surface Logix, Inc., a biopharmaceutical and drug development…

Walter Callender
Práctico Innovation

@PracticoTeam

Founder and Chief ThinkerA seasoned technology, strategy and entrepreneurial executive. Early internet pioneer including launch of Plural professional services and Founder of C2 Strategy. Startup advisor to several tech product companies.

Derrick Duplessy
Duplessy Foundation

@DDuplessy

Derrick is addressing the stress and anxiety of startup life with Scream Club. Hosting the Purpose Rockstar Podcast has allowed him to teach 60,000+ people in 120+ countries to create meaningful careers. Derrick has been featured on Boston.com, Boston Globe, CBS talk show "The Doctors" and NPR.

Marv Jones
KinergyPower


Marv Jones Jr, is a life long Boston resident having grown up in Roxbury. He attended Higham High Mass as a Metco student and attended UMass Boston and Boston University Met College. Marv had an extensive 30 year career in Mortgage Banking until he joined KinergyPower, an American/Canadian alternative energy…

Beth Williams
Roxbury Technology Corp


Elizabeth (Beth) Williams President & CEO, Roxbury Technology Corporation Beth Williams is the President and CEO of Roxbury Technology LLC (RTC), a Boston based distributor of re-manufacturered toner and ink cartridges and an authorized distributor of LED lighting products. Additionally, Beth has begun a small advisory and consulting practice to…

Glynn Lloyd
Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation


In 1990, after graduating from Boston University, he became one of the inaugural members of Teach for America, teaching 5th grade in Louisiana. Upon returning to Boston, he decided to pursue an innovative approach to community economic development by creating community owned and operated enterprises. Glynn founded City Fresh Foods…

Boston Ujima Project
Boston Ujima Project

@UjimaBoston

The Ujima Project was launched in the spring of 2015 after a year-long cross sector study group involving 40+ leaders invested in Boston’s low income communities of color. Hosted by the Center for Economic Democracy, Boston Impact Initiative and City Life / Vida Urbana, the group studied strategies for our…

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