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Visit to The LevelUp

Friday, Jan 24, 3 pm
1 Congress Street, Suite 111 Boston, MA 02114

This is a field visit to LevelUp/SCVNGR, a tech startup in Boston specializing in mobile payment and loyalty technology. Students will get to tour the office as well as speak to and network with the CEO of the company, Seth Priebatsch and other company employees/BC alums about the business. This visit is a great way to learn more about technology, entrepreneurship, and career/internship opportunities!

All attendees are required to meet at the Reservoir T stop at 3pm if they...

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NextView Ventures Visit!

Friday, Oct 25, 1:50 pm
179 Lincoln Street, 4th floor, Boston 02111

We meet at 12:50pm at the Reservoir T Stop. Please wear business casual attire.

Venture capital visits have always been the best visits because VCs tend to know a lot more about technology trend and startups in general. NextView Ventures is a seed-stage VC firm focused on internet-enabled businesses, both consumer-facing and B2B. Students will get to visit the office and hear from partner Rob Go (twitter: https://twitter.com/robgo) about the firm, their...

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Google YouTube Music Awards Viewing Party

Sunday, Nov 3, 5:45 pm
Fulton 511

Interested in FREE Google giveaways, FREE pizza, and a some fun on a Sunday?

 

Then join IS Academy and Google for the viewing party of a live stream of the first YouTube Music Awards on Nov. 3 in Fulton 511 at 5:45pm.  There will be performances by Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, Eminem and other luminaries that will be live-streamed — on YouTube, of course — under the direction of Spike Jonze. The event will...

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TurnRight at Cambridge Innovation Center

Friday, Nov 15, 1:50 pm
14th Floor, 1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142

TurnRight is an early stage startup in the Cambridge Innovation Center. It revolutionizes the career advising industry and creates a career advising solution that speaks directly to students and leverages technology the way they expect it to.

Both of the co-founders will speak at the event, sharing how they started the company and about startup/entrepreneurship in general. Monica Chandra (co-founder & president) is a graduate of the BC MBA program and was the leader in...

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Rethink Robotics Visit

Friday, Nov 8, 1:45 pm
27 Wormwood Street Boston, MA 02210

Join IS Academy on a visit to Rethink Robotics! 

Rethink Robotics is leading the way in Advanced Robotic Technology; changing the way robots are used in research and industrial settings!

This should be a *killer* visit.  Two founders, one the CEO, and we'll visit this guy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjPFqkFyrOY

Check out their website here: http://www.rethinkrobotics.com/

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Visit to Ubersense

Friday, Feb 1, 2 pm
36 Bromfield St. Boston, MA 02108

This is a field visit to Ubersense, a tech startup in Boston developing mobile applications to help people become better athletes.  Ubersense is also a previous Techstars company and great to check out for anyone interested in both sports and technology!  ISA field visits are a great way to learn more about technology, entrepreneurship, and career/internship opportunities! 

All attendees are required to meet at the Reservoir T stop at 2:00pm if they wish to...

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Visit to Spark Capital

Friday, Feb 22, 1 pm

This is a field visit to Spark Capital, a venture capital firm in Boston who's portfolio companies include Twitter, Tumblr, and Foursquare. Attendees will get to hear from awesome investors Bijan Sabet and Nabeel Hyatt. ISA field visits are a great way to learn more about technology, entrepreneurship, and career/internship opportunities!

All attendees are required to meet at the Reservoir T stop at 1:00pm if they wish to commute to the visit with the...

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Visit to Google Cambridge

Friday, Nov 30, 1 pm
5 Cambridge Center, Floors 3-6 Cambridge, MA 02142

This is a field visit to the office of Google Cambridge. Students will get to tour the office and learn from employees who work for one of the world's biggest tech companies. ISA field visits are a great way to learn more about technology, entrepreneurship, and career/internship opportunities!

All attendees are required to meet at the Reservoir T stop at 12pm if they wish to commute to the visit with the rest of the group. If not, students are free to...

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Visit to Bison Alternatives

Friday, Nov 16, 3:30 pm
205 Portland Street, Boston MA

This is a field visit to Bison Alternatives, a tech startup in Boston developing a platform that increases the efficiency and transparency of private equity and venture capital markets. Students will get to visit the office and hear from co-founder Mike Nugent about the firm, their product, and the VC/Startup industry. ISA field visits are a great way to learn more about technology, entrepreneurship, and career/internship opportunities!  

All...

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Visit to NextView Ventures

Friday, Nov 9, 1 pm
186 South Street, boston, ma 02111

This is a field visit to NextView Ventures, a venture capital firm in Boston. Students will get to visit the office and hear from partner Rob Go about the firm, their investments, and the VC/Startup industry. ISA field visits are a great way to learn more about technology, entrepreneurship, and career/internship opportunities!

All attendees are required to meet at the Reservoir T stop at 1pm if they wish to commute to the visit with the rest of the group....

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Visit to Techstars Boston

Friday, Oct 26, 1:30 pm
1 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA

This is a field visit to Techstars, one of the nation's largest startup accelerators. Students will get to tour the office as well as speak to and network with startup founders, program managers, and BC alums about their businesses. ISA field visits are a great way to learn more about technology, entrepreneurship, and career/internship opportunities!

All attendees are required to meet at the Reservoir T stop at 12:30pm if they wish to commute to the...

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Visit to SCVNGR/The LevelUp

Friday, Oct 12, 3 pm
1 Congress Street, Suite 111 Boston, MA 02114

This is a field visit to LevelUp/SCVNGR, a tech startup in Boston. Students will get to tour the office as well as speak to and network with company employees/BC alums about the business. ISA field visits are a great way to learn more about technology, entrepreneurship, and career/internship opportunities!

All attendees are required to meet at the Reservoir T stop at 2pm if they wish to commute to the visit with the rest of the group. If not, students are...

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Zynga Visit

Friday, Sep 14, 1 pm
1 Brattle Square 4th Floor Cambridge, MA

The majority of our trips are on public transportation since we don't get enough funding for it. So we'll meet at 1pm at the Reservoir T Stop on Friday. Dress is Business Casual.

Zynga is a Social Gaming platform founded in 2007 by Mark Pincus, who still remains as CEO. Zynga was largely successful due to their launch of FarmVille in 2009 as an embedded app on Facebook. Since, Zynga has grown to over 3000 employees, gone public with a $1 billion in July of 2011,...

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