Rise of the Robots: Changing the Workplace, Changing Lives

A UMass Lowell graduate student conducted a robot demonstration for the audience at the Rise of the Robots event.

Harvest Automation Robot

Rise of the Robots

  Click here to watch a short demonstration of the Harvest Automation Robot from the Rise of the Robot Event at UMass Lowell’s NERVE Center on October 17th.


MVVF Summer Celebration

2013 Venture Forum Classic Champions Gregg Bonheur and Michael Scott from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management receive the coveted trophy from MVVF President Chet Szablak at the MVVF 10th Anniversary Summer Celebration!


Happy Anniversary MVVF

On August 22, 2013 we celebrated 10 years of connecting people, ideas and resources.


2013 Venture Forum Classic Champions

Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 MVVF Golf Tournament!

Gregg Bonheur, Jason Traino, Mike Scott, TJ McDonough


Passing the Cup

2 Time Venture Forum Classic Champion Chris Smith, of Forrester Research graciously passes the cup to Gregg Bonheur, the 2013 team captain of the winning team from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.


Where’s the Money? Obtaining Funding

MVVF Event: Where’s the Money? Obtaining Funding at UMass Lowell’s Emerging Technologies Innovation Center with speakers James Alvarez from Dogbar Ventures and 10x Venture Partners, Donald Freeman from Boston Harbor Angels, and moderator Jerry Bird from MassVentures.


Where’s the Money? Obtaining Funding

10 teams of UMass Lowell students displayed apps they developed for their class projects at the MVVF event. Steve Tello of UMass Lowell and Chet Szablak of Enterprise Bank talk to students about their apps.


Growing Your Business in the New Economy Series: Identifying and Protecting IP

Keynote Speakers: Jill S. Murthi – University of Massachusetts Lowell, Bruce Horwitz – TechRoad Map, and  Bill Geary – Nutter, McClennen & Fish. Moderator:  Rory P. Pheiffer – Nutter, McClennen & Fish and Event Sponsor: Jim Bleck – Bleck Design Group.


February Event: Health Care Reform

Chet Szablak-Enterprise Bank and MVVF President, Bob Landry-New England Benefits, Susanne Ferrara-MVVF,  Steve Gallant-LitmanGerson Associates and Jason Edgar-Enterprise Investment Advisors. MVVF President and Executive Director with the 3 guest speakers.


Breakfast Meeting – Renewable Energy in Collaboration with MVEDC

Commissioner David Cash gave an overview presentation of the energy costs, rates and opportunities in the Commonwealth.

Followed by his presentation, a panelist discussion was held by Costa Nicolaou from Panelclaw and Jim Paull from Stellaris.

Economic Recovery event: MVVF-UML-March-29-2012

Economic Initiatives

Keynote Speaker: Greg Bialecki, MA Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, along with Chet Szablak of Enterprise Bank and Marty Meehan, UML Chancellor

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