MIN #124 took place on July 17th and was hosted by Formlabs and sponsored by SolidWorks and Dassault Systèmes. The event featured a variety of new, innovative products. Some of the products showcased included a mobile orthodontic office, magnetic coatings technology for plastic packaging, and indoor farming innovations. Our experts for the night were Dan Kirchgessner from Formlabs, Jillian Friot from SolidWorks, and Rain Wang from Skelmet. These three experts all had interesting stories and insights to share that were relevant to the entrepreneurial spirit of the event. Kirchgessner pointed out that, like many of the companies showcasing, Formlabs, too, began as a small startup. Its size and success today surely served as an inspiration to the companies showcasing.
MIN #123 took place on June 12th and was hosted and sponsored by IndusPAD and Lawrence Partnership. The event featured a variety of apparel and advanced textile manufacturing products. Some of the products showcased included a line of cross-cultural fashion pieces, a solution for patients looking to manage their leg bags safely and discreetly, a line of modern, fashionable key wallets, and a collection of comfortable outerwear jackets.
Mass Innovation Nights #107 brought us back to the Innovation Hub in Lowell, MA! Nine companies showcased their products at the iHub. The event was sponsored by the City of Lowell and UMass Lowell's Innovation Hub. Given Lowell's innovative business environment, affordable housing costs and commercial real estate, world class educational institutions, state-of-the-art research facilities, and community commitment, it was the perfect place to host Mass Innovation Nights #107.
What a great night we had at District Hall! MIN79 featured all women founders and was held jointly with a new event from Innovation Women: Women Entrepreneurs Evening. It was all part of the Women Entrepreneurs Week in Boston.