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Tech Sandbox

Welcome to the 128 Innovation Capital Group

The 128 Innovation Capital Group has been meeting continuously for over 33 years, fulfilling its mission of fostering an environment where innovation flourishes. The 128 Innovation Capital Group provides the forum where Entrepreneurs can meet Investors, Talented and Experienced Managers and Service Providers who will enable their organizations to become successful enterprises

Thursday, July 10th from 7:30 - 10:00 AM
Great Room at Constant Contact
1601 Trapelo Rd. 3rd Floor, Waltham, MA

Angel Investing Overview:

How to Apply for Funding; Advanced Topics Entrepreneurs
Should Know

Register to attend this meeting.

Lydia Schroter, CEO, entrepreneur and active angel investor, will offer an “Overview of Angel Investing."

Lydia is a founder and CEO of LBS nX, LLC that provides tailored consulting services to help growth-stage entrepreneurs to quickly understand how to develop, measures and achieves optimization across your organization to provide business value. Prior to founding her company, she spent her 20 plus year career at respectable organizations building expertise in debt and equity financing, business development, financial management and operations, and corporate governance

She is an accredited angel investor and as a member of the Golden Seeds and Cherry Stone Angel networks, she is actively participating in investment screenings, forums, and due diligence process.  In addition to her involvement as a mentor to many start- up companies in both USA and in Korea, she often serves as a business competition judge and a speaker at various investment forums in Korea, Italy, and US.  Most recently, she developed an education program on the “Global Entrepreneurship” for one of the top private universities in Korea and also participated as a guest lecture.

As the past board of director at a start-up high tech business, she oversaw the company’s growth from the company’s inception to the successful exit event. Currently, she serves on the board and the investment committee at several not for profit organizations as well as Asian American Commissioner of the commonwealth of Massachusetts.

In January 2014, she co-founded the Korean American Society of Technology Entrepreneurship organization.  As board member, her vision is to connect a network of Korean American investors with high potential, Korean American-led business to facilitate growth and early-exit. 

Special Guest Moderator: Robert A. Adelson, Esq.

Robert Adelson has been a corporate and tax attorney since 1977. He holds degrees from Boston University, B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, Northwestern University (Chicago), J.D.and Law Review member, and New York University, LL.M. in Taxation. Mr. Adelson is a partner at Engel & Schultz LLP, a 7-attorney general practice law firm in Boston’s financial district. His main work areas for startup / early stage businesses are Business formation and capitalization; Development of company stock, options and employee benefit plans; Shareholder agreements and cross sales; Trademarks, trade secrets and intellectual property protections; Software and product development and distribution contracts; Partnerships, Joint Ventures, spin-offs, Mergers and Acquisitions; Trademarks, copyrights and intellectual property protection and licensing; Estate and Succession planning and phantom stock arrangements for family business.

A very special Thank You to Peter O'Neil and Oasis Outsourcing for sponsoring this event. Be sure to ask Pete how Oasis can make your life easier.

Thursday, July 24th from 6:00 - 9:00 PM
105B South St., Hopkinton, MA

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Thursday, July 24th from 6:00 - 9:00 PM at

105B South St., Hopkinton, MA

Register to Attend This Event.

Applications to present at this event are currently being accepted.
Application deadline is Wednesday, July 15, 2014

Download Entrepreneur Guidelines

Apply to Present

Please note: There is a $50 application fee required in order to be considered. A selection committee will choose the top 8 applicants to present. The successful applicants will be deemed to have companies most likely to interest the investment panel. In the past, the successful companies have been beyond the idea stage, with a finished product and/or revenue or significant progress toward commercialization if a pharma, equipment or medical device company.

Investor Panel

Piranha Pond at TechSandBox July 24th, 2014

Lisa Kirby-Gibbs

Boynton Angels

Ben Littauer

Boston Harbor Angels and Walnut Ventures

Nick Pappas

Mass-Tech Ventures

This is a public event.

Attendance fees are the same as those for the 128 Innovation Capital Grup meetings:

$25 fo Entrepreneurs and Management Candidates; $35 for Investors and Service Providers

Non-members $10 more


The 128 Innovation Capital Group has become a Membership Organization. You will have noted a price differential for members and non-members. Annual membership is $30 per year and entitles you to not only a lower attendance fee, but will include a Member Directory and a variety of other benefits. For more information, go to www.128icg.org/membership.htm.

Our Meetings

At meetings, attendees are identified as Investors seeking new investment opportunities, Entrepreneurs looking for investment in their ventures, Management Candidates searching for new opportunities or Service Providers looking to provide help and services to all.

Fees for members are $25 for Entrepreneurs and Management Candidates and $35 for Investors and Service Providers.

Fees for non-members are $35 for Entrepreneurs and Management Candidates and $45 for Investors and Service Providers.

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