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Report Card: How are Local Entrepreneurs Succeeding or Failing

  • 12 Apr 2011
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Microsoft NERD, One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA


  • $10. admission fee for both ENET members and non-members

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Report Card:
How are Local Entrepreneurs Succeeding or Failing

Boston Entrepreneurs’ Network invites you to bring your stories for a night of networking and a talk by Jack Derby of Derby Management and Common Angels on Tuesday evening, April 12, 2011 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. The event will take place at the NERD – Microsoft, New England Research & Development Center One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142 - 11th Floor Commons Room, and the charge is $10 for all attendees, with a light dinner and soft drinks included, catered by Off the Vine caterers.

The night will be mainly for networking with a talk from Jack Derby on the theme of the evening - successes, failures and lessons learned by entrepreneurs in the past year or recent years, with Jack speaking from his experience as coach, mentor, CEO and angel investor.

Jack Derby’s background includes past positions as CEO of Mayer Electronics Corporation, President of CB Sports, President of Litton Industries Medical Systems, CEO of Datamedix Corporation and President of Becton Dickinson Medical Systems, before he formed in 1990, Derby Management, a management consulting firm specializing in both emerging and middle market growth companies. Jack is extremely active in the New England emerging and middle market business communities. Jack has been named to Mass High Tech’s All Star Team. Additionally, he was Chairman of the MIT Enterprise Forum, Vice Chair of the Smaller Business Association of New England, President of the University Club of Boston and is currently Chairman of the Association for Corporate Growth of Boston. Jack is also an investor with Common Angels and corporately, Jack is currently a Director at the Associated Industries of Massachusetts, Accounting Management Solutions, The Alliance Companies, Beacon Hospice, Brainshark Corporation, Common Angels, Research Frontiers, Rome Snowboards and Ntirety Inc. Jack has been an active board member in 10 other companies. Jack is a graduate of Boston College, the University of Chicago and the United States Peace Corps. He divides his time between working in Boston, living and snowboarding in southern Vermont during the winter and living and surfing on the beach in NH whenever he can.

Register online for this event or call the meeting organizer and moderator, Robert Adelson, Boston attorney and Chairman of ENET, at 617-951-9980 ext. 205 or radelson@engelschultz.com

$10.00 fee for all attendees.

6:30 - 9:00Pm Networking and Jack Derby talk.

Note:  Meeting at NERD - Microsoft, New England Research & Development Center, One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA  02142 - 11th Floor Commons Room

No reservations are necessary for either the meeting or dinner.

co-sponsored by

128 Chinese Union of Technology Enterprises (128CUTE)

Mass Innovation Nights

NES/OSA (New England Section of the Optical Society of America)