BNT Events

Feb 20
Intro to the Boston Startup Community
General Assembly Boston - 125 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110
Mar 09
Boston New Technology AI & Data Startup Showcase #BNT111 (21+)
Foley Hoag, LLP - 155 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210

Boston-area Startup, Tech and Business Events:

2/15 9:00 am -- Harvard IACS and MIT IDSS: WiDS 2020 Cambridge Datathon Workshop. Cambridge, MA. Free. RSVP

2/18 6:00 pm -- Startup Grind: Secrets of Fundraising with Sal Daher (Walnut Ventures, MIT Angels). Sal Daher, CFA is an angel investor who invests in the technologies that set Boston apart. A member of Walnut Ventures and MIT Angels, Sal is syndicate lead and podcast host at Angel Invest Boston. Boston, MA. $10. Register

2/19 & Future Dates 8:30 am -- CORE STORY: Get Investors & Markets to Listen. Like You. Do What You Want.  So, what do you do? That's the most important question a startup (or any company or even individual) can answer. Answer it well and be the one remembered. Funded. Hired. Successful. IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT YOUR INVESTOR DECK OR ELEVATOR PITCH. This is not your conventional pitch deck training. This game-changing model will dramatically change the way you look at presentations, armingyou will the skills and confidence to get your audience to listen, like you, and do what you’d like. The power of a core story. Strategies used by the most successful companies to move markets and investors to interest, agreement, and decision. A step-by-step, art-and-science based model to develop and deliver your core story. Being heard above the competitive noise with a message that engages, is clear, compels audiences to listen, and drives them to action. Avoiding the common mistakes that all-too-many companies make and audiences pray you do not. Boston, MA. Register

2/19 & Future Dates -- Greater Boston SCORE Local Workshops: Pricing Products and Services: Knowing if your "Price is Right" - Part 2, Business Startup Bootcamp C0020, Quickbooks Hands On - Online Plus version C0020, The New Way for Mass Small Businesses to Choose Health Insurance. Boston, MA. Free. Register

2/19 5:30 pm -- Owning your Tech Stack: Tips on Evaluation, Management, and Optimization. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/19 6:00 pm -- Boston Product Management Association: Developing Your Career in Product Management. Join the Boston Product Management Association and MIT's System Design and Management for an evening on the topic of developing your career in product management. We’ll talk about approaches to career development, networking strategies, and more! Topics will be largely audience driven and questions can be submitted in the checkout process. Cambridge, MA. $5. Register

2/19 6:30 pm -- General Assembly: Introduction To Python. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/20 8:30 am -- Making Networking and Referrals Work for You. Braintree, MA. Free. RSVP

2/20 4:00 pm -- Carroll School of Management : Startup & Entrepreneurship Fair. If you’re hiring and want to exhibit at this event, Sign Up Here. Chestnut Hil, MA. Free. RSVP

2/20 5:30 pm -- Defense Innovation Unit: DIU Boston Defense Innovation Series- ShieldAI, MIT, Finance. Cambridge, MA. Free. RSVP

2/20 6:00 pm -- AIMC Business Solution: Our February IT Networking Event & Vendor Showcase w/ Mass Tech Networking. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/20 6:00 pm -- AMA Boston: Marketing to Gen Z. Chestnut Hill, MA. $20. Register

2/20 7:00 pm -- Drizly: Tech Tasting w/ Drizly & Toast: Sales & Account Management Career Fair. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/21 3:00 pm -- Connor Hardy: InnovationWell Interaction Meeting. Cambridge, MA. Free. RSVP

2/22 9:00 pm -- World IA Day Boston 2020: The IA Element. World IA Day Boston 2020 is a one-day conference celebrating information architecture. Join this gathering of Boston's IA, UX, and design community for our fifth year participating in this worldwide event! Cambridge, MA. Free. RSVP

2/22 -2/23 9:00 am -- MIT FinTech Challenge: $8,000 Grand Prize. Cambridge, MA. Free. RSVP

2/24 6:00 pm -- Boston Virtual Reality: Industrial Augmented Reality with PTC. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/24 6:00 pm -- Anthony Alexander, DTM: Toast Tank. Cambridge, MA. Free. RSVP

2/24 6:00 pm -- MIT Enterprise Forum: Winter 2020 Start Smart Class for Entrepreneurs. Cambridge, MA. $680. Register

2/25 3:30 pm -- Harvard Office Of Technology Development And The FAS Office Of Postdoctoral Affairs: Commercializing Innovation: Legal Strategy. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/25 5:00 pm -- The Lewis Institute: Mobility in Context: Design Thinking and the SDGs. Babson Park, MA. Free. RSVP

2/25 5:00 pm -- GSVlabs Boston Pioneer Pitch Night: Innovation in the SC&L Industry. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/25 6:00 pm -- She+ Geeks Out in Boston February Geek Out sponsored by Cybereason. Boston, MA. $10. Register

2/25 6:00 pm -- Boston AI: Distributed ML Training w Aaron Harlap & Fraud Detection AI w Sara Robinson. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/26 11:30 am -- Investor Deck: Maximizing Your Chances of Success. Mansfield, MA. Free. RSVP

2/26 12:00 pm -- District Hall Boston: InspireWELLNESS: Mindful Walking Meditation for Entrepreneurs. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/26 5:00 pm -- Industry Seminar: Francesca Lazzeri, Microsoft. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/26 6:00 pm -- AIMC Business Solutions: The February Boston Business Networking Event w/ Mass Professional Networking event. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/27 3:00 pm -- Venture Café Cambridge: Corporate Innovation Night. Cambridge, MA. Free. RSVP

2/27 6:00 pm -- State of Cybersecurity: Current Landscape & 2020 Forecasting. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

2/28 6:00 pm -- Roxbury Innovation Center: Roxbury Business Workshop Series 2020. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/02 6:00 pm -- The Capital Network: Boston Accelerators: Navigating Your Options. You might be interested in getting your startup into an accelerator – and rest assured Boston has no shortage of options – but it’s hard to know exactly what the best options for your stage and industry are. From business support, mentorship and desk space, to equity vs non-equity, marketing, and even prize money – accelerators offer a whole lot and can really help you develop your product, brand, and network. At this panel, you will hear from different accelerators about their selection process and programming so that you can make the right choice for your startup. Join us for a panel discussion, food & drinks and post discussion mingling with the speakers. Boston, MA. $15. Register

3/04 5:00 pm -- District Hall's Entrepreneur Evening Mixer + Entrepreneur Spotlight on Mental Health and Wellness. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/04 6:00 pm -- MIT Enterprise Forum: An Intro to Search Engine Optimization. Cambridge, MA. $20. Register

3/07 to 3/08 -- MIT Bitcoin Club: MIT Bitcoin Expo 2020 - Building the Stack. We'll focus on the state of the art of the emerging protocol stack--the foundations on which we will build the future of Bitcoin and blockchain. Current internet infrastructure communicates seamlessly and allows both devs and users to operate without regard the intricacies of how everything works. We believe Bitcoin should strive to achieve something similar. Join 3 co-located events at MIT: 1. MIT Bitcoin Expo. 2. MIT Bitcoin Hackathon - Focuses on building out the components of a blockchain stack so we can expand the technology’s usefulness and increase adoption. This 24-hour hackathon will bring together students for a weekend of coding, learning, experimenting, and collaborating. 3. Peer-Reviewed Cryptoeconomic Systems Conference - focuses on impactful original research and reviews, analyses & systematizations of existing knowledge with a focus on cryptocurrency & blockchain technology. Cambridge, MA. $25 for students or $100. Register

3/9 11:45 am -- The Capital Network: Employee Compensation & Equity: Preparing for Growth. Understanding equity compensation is crucial as you prepare to grow and scale your team. Learn how to create an equity plan that’s both attractive to new hires and promotes retention. We’ll discuss best equity compensation practices from a legal and accounting perspective when hiring, firing and incentivizing your team that will align with your startup’s fundraising and growth goals. Boston, MA. $25. Register

3/10 9:00 am -- Oracle Cloud Day Boston. A full day of talks and interactive experiences covering the hottest topics in data and cloud technology. Get up to speed on the latest technologies, best practices, and customer success stories. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/10 4:00 pm -- Fidelity Center for Applied Technology (FCAT): Bits & Brews. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/10 6:00 pm -- She+ Geeks Out in Boston March Happy Hour. Boston, MA. $10. Register

3/11 7:30 am -- State House News Forum: Agenda for a Carbon-Free Greater Boston. Boston, MA. $10. Register

3/11 6:00 pm -- Startup Boston: Should I Stay or Should I Go? Building Products In Uncertain Markets. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/17 5:00 pm -- HubSpot: Empowering Equity and Leading with Inclusion. Cambridge, MA. Free. RSVP 

3/18 8:30 am -- Braden Marstaller: Brand Marketing / Employer Branding Breakfast. Cambridge, MA. Free. RSVP

3/18 9:30 am -- The Capital Network: Pitch Deck Workshop: Build a 12-Slide Pitch Deck for Investors. Creating a clear and enticing pitch deck is crucial at any stage of the fundraising process. As a founder, it’s your responsibility to use your pitch deck to highlight the most important aspects of your business and provide angel investors with the information they need to make an educated decision. This in-depth and hands-on workshop will provide you with the tools you need to create your own pitch deck and jumpstart your startup funding efforts!Brookline, MA. $40. Register

3/18 6:00 pm -- EforAll Roxbury All Ideas Pitch Contest. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/19 6:00 pm -- AIMC Business Solutions: Our March IT Networking Event & Vendor Showcase w/ Mass Tech Networking. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/23 10:00 am -- MIT Enterprise Forum: Connected Things 2020. The Connected Things 2020 conference will gather together corporate and startup leaders to uncover the opportunities and challenges at the intersection of IoT (Internet of Things) and AI/ML (Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning). Boston, MA. BNT members save 20% w/coupon code MITEF_BNT. Register

3/24 8:00 am -- Cogito Corporation: Customer Engagement in the Age of AI. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/24 5:00 pm -- MassChallenge HealthTech: HealthTechies: March.  Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/25 8:30 am -- Free State Programs That Your Business Doesn't Know About. Haverhill, MA. Free. RSVP

3/25 5:30 pm -- The Startup Coalition: Funding Environment in New England. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/25 6:00 pm -- AIMC Business Solutions: The March Boston Business Networking Event w/ Mass Professional Networking. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/26 11:00 am -- The Capital Network: Raising A Seed Round: Creating a Fundraising Strategy for Female Founders. In this workshop, experienced investors and entrepreneurs will guide you on how to best, prepare, plan and execute a strategy for raising an angel/seed round from angels/VCs, even before you sit down for your first investor coffee meeting. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

3/26 3:00 pm -- Venture Café Cambridge: SHE Connects. Cambridge, MA. Free. RSVP

3/26 6:30 pm -- UXPA: Precepts for Designing Awesome UX Teams. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

4/07 12:00 pm -- Innovation Week 2020 Host Appreciation & Swag Lunch. Brookline, MA. Free. RSVP

4/09 6:00 pm -- EforAll Roxbury Showcase & Celebration. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

4/13 11:30 am -- ODSC: Career Lab & Expo 2020 - The Largest Data Science and AI Career Expo of 2020. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP

4/13 - 4/17 -- ODSC - Open Data Science Conference East 2020. ODSC East is returning to Boston on April 13-17, 2020. Join us in the home of MIT and Harvard for 5 days of trainings, workshops, and talks on the latest trends in data science. Our business-minded community members might be interested in the Ai x Summit, where we’ll be exploring how AI is transforming specific industries, such as healthcare, finance, and retail. Boston, MA.  Save 60% through January 31st. Register Here by 2/21 to Save 50%  /  Learn More Here

Also join ODSC's:

AI X SummitAI X brings together the top industry executives, managers and CxOs to help you understand how AI and data science can transform your business including: Finance, Healthcare, Insurance, Retail, Government, Education, Bio/Pharma, Media & Marketing, Transportation,, Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities, E-commerce, and more. Register Here by 2/21 to Save 50%
Mini Bootcamp - Are you ready to learn new skills, connect to the data science community and accelerate your career? Learn the fundamentals and prep for immersive ODSC Trainings. Then get hands-on with in-demand data science tools and frameworks while building your network to grow your career! Register Here by 2/21 to Save 50%
4/14 6:15 pm -- ODSC: AI Investors Reverse Pitch at ODSC East 2020. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP
4/15 6:15 pm -- ODSC: Conference Meetup @ ODSC East 2020. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP
4/17 4:00 pm -- ODSC: Startup World Cup at ODSC East 2020. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP
4/23 5:00 pm -- MassChallenge HealthTech: HealthTechies: April.  Boston, MA. Free. RSVP
5/04 6:00 pm -- She+ Geeks Out Power Up Panel: Emotional Intelligence: The Hidden Superpower. Boston, MA. $10. Register
5/14 5:00 pm -- MassChallenge HealthTech: HealthTechies: May.  Boston, MA. Free. RSVP
5/30 9:30 am -- AlphaVHack - Fintech & Blockchain hackathon. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP
6/11 4:00 pm -- MassTLC: Boston TechJam. Boston, MA. Free. RSVP