Category Archives: From CIC

Community, Innovation, and Collaboration

It’s Hip to Be Fab

Alan Fein, COO of CIC, welcomes the community to Fab@CIC. Thirty years ago, the great musical innovator Huey Lewis loudly proclaimed that it was hip to be square. Lewis (and the News, of course) invented music that took audiences from 1985 to 1955, and...

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New Startup Institute Perks for CIC Members

In addition to pretty sweet office space, CIC members have access to more avocados and orange juice than they know what to do with. However, we’ve come to know that CIC’s biggest asset is the broad network of innovators and creators that call CIC...

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Hello from the other side…of 50 Milk

The ‘Swoop’ on 11 at CIC Boston. In case you haven’t heard, CIC Boston has opened two new floors! As we expand to slowly take more floors on the lower elevator bank at 50 Milk, there are definitely a few road bumps as we grow, but there...

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Investors in Rotterdam open their doors for 100+ cycling startups

Rotterdam is bursting with energy and new innovation initiatives. These include the first port accelerator program called Port XL, the Cambridge Innovation Center which opened in September to help scale ups, the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship, and...

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Industry Overview: Immigration Attorneys

This week will be our first (of hopefully many) Industry Overview! We will be highlighting specific fields and the CIC members that represent them. As of February 2017, about 14% of CICers are in the Professional Services sector. Below is a listing of...

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Beating the Winter Blues

Winter is long. Living in New England means our winters are even longer. It’s bad; long nights, short days and freezing temperatures. It’s easy to get the winter blues, especially when you are spending those few short hours of daylight in...

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Your Trusty Holiday Gift Giving Guide

  If you’re anything like me, you are terrible at giving gifts. I’m always trying to improve, but somehow, every year, I just continue to fall short. This year, I’m going to put forth a concerted effort to think outside the box and give some...

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CICers: Mastering Tomorrow from Miami to Cambridge

GeoOrbital’s Michael Burtov With its growing number of sites, CIC is working to find ways to increase interconnectivity and collaboration between clients & communities across the states, and soon across the globe! Last week, CIC Miami welcomed...

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A satirical guide to coming back to work if you had a rough holiday break.

  It can be tough to come back to a normal workday from those relaxing all-day conversations with your family about when you are getting married or having kids or who you voted for during the election, so here are a few tips and tricks to get you...

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Client Spotlight: SoL NA

This week we return to Cambridge with our client spotlights. Meet the executive director of SoLNA. If you’re interested in learning more about their programming, visit their page (linked below)! Who are you? Marc Waxman – Executive Director of...

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