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The Social Circuit: William Chen shares his can’t-miss events this week

Who he is: William Chen is a senior software program manager at Leaf, an app development company based in Cambridge that helps connect companies and customers through mobile platforms. When he is not busy working with tablet apps, he spends his time working with the New England Tango Academy, an Argentine Tango studio in Cambridge which he co-founded.

Where he's going:

Agile Mindset for Your Startup: From Vision to ViabilityJuly 25, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Harvard Innovation Lab. Open to the public.

"For entrepreneurs and startups, it's always interesting to hear new perspectives on how to do more with less resources. Agile has done this for programming and development, so I'm interested to hear how this can be applied to building a company."

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Startup Leadership Program Info Session July 25, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Innovation Center. Open to the public.

"As we move forward, entrepreneurship and technology are becoming pursuits where global reach is important. The Startup Leadership Program focuses not only focus on learning the important things you didn't get in school, but also on making connections around the world."

Boston Startup Weekend Friday, July 26 at 6 p.m. to Sunday, July 28 at 8 p.m. at Workbar Cambridge. Tickets range from $25 to $99.

"The only way to stay sharp, innovative and creative is to create something new every so often. I think hackathons and startup competitions are a great way to discover new technologies and pursue new ideas—you never know what can trigger inspiration that can help you in your current endeavor."

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