Events

Boston-area Startup, Tech and Business Events:

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Ongoing: Amazon Web Services - AWS hosts events, both online and in-person, bringing the cloud computing community together to connect, collaborate, and learn from AWS experts. Online. Free. RSVP

Ongoing: Creative Mornings. Online. Free. RSVP

Ongoing: DevPost Hackathons. Online. Free.

AWS Innovate Online Conference – AI & Machine Learning Edition, a free virtual event designed to inspire and empower you to accelerate innovation, scale effortlessly, and unlock new possibilities. Whether you are new to AI/ML or an advanced user, AWS Innovate has the right sessions for you to apply AI/ML to your organization and take your skills to the next level. This edition of Innovate is not to be missed, as we’ll be featuring the latest releases from re:Invent, case studies from leading organizations, and much more. Hear the very latest from our AWS experts during the Opening Keynote and dive deep into any of the 50+ sessions across twelve tracks. Our experts will explain key features, share best practices, walk through technical demos and case studies, and be available to answer your questions one-on-one via live Q&A. Watch 30+ Sessions on Demand.

3/31 & Future Dates -- Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network: Debt Relief Options for COVID-19 Impacted Businesses, Cash Flow Your Way to Break Even, Getting Relief for Shuttered Venue Operators, Increasing Your Enterprise Value & Growing Your Business, Pricing Your Products and Services, Accounting 101, Massachusetts Food Trust Information Session, Access to Capital for Small Business, Hiring and Managing Employees, Online Food Delivery Service, Target Marketing, Start-up Costs, Small Business Resources Forum, Basics of Starting Your Business, Will Your PPP Loan be Forgiven?, Increasing Your Enterprise Value & Growing Your Business, Building Sustainable Business Series: Using Financial Tools, Credit Counseling, Basics of Starting Your Business, Facebook: Personal, Business & New Platform Changes, Restricted Party List Trends and Best Practices, Federal Government Contracting (Part 1), Getting Relief for Shuttered Venue Operators, Federal Government Contracting (Part 2), Using a Risk-Based Approach to Build Your Export Compliance Program and more. Online. Free. RSVP

3/31 & Future Dates -- Thinkful Boston Tech Skills Workshops: Intro to JavaScript: Build a Virtual Pet, Technical Project Management: Tools of the Trade, Data Science Fundamentals: The Pandas Library, Data Science vs. Data Analytics, Data Analytics: Diving Into SQL Joins, Intro to Data Science: Python Fundamentals, What is UX/UI Design?, Tools Of The Trade: Digital Marketing, Technical Project Management: Intro to Asana, Intro To Data Analytics: Tableau Basics, Intro to Data Analytics: SQL Fundamentals, Intro to Data Science: The Art of, Data Science Basics: Machine Learning, UX/UI Design Vs. Web Development, Product Management Vs. Technical Project Management, A Day In the Life: Data Scientist, Intro To Data Analytics: Excel Basics and more. Online. Free. RSVP

3/31 9:00 am -- Amazon Web Services: AWSome Day 2021. Join us to learn about AWS Cloud concepts, core AWS services, and ways these services enable innovation for a variety of new applications and industries. AWSome Day 2021 is ideal for beginners with no prior AWS or cloud knowledge, as well as IT managers, business leaders, system engineers, system administrators, developers and architects who are eager to learn more about cloud computing and how to get started on the AWS Cloud. Online. Free. RSVP

3/31 1:00 pm & Future Dates -- Chuck Goldstone: Innovation In Challenging Times Roundtable. This is a time when connection and community are more important than ever before. Each week, we bring together entrepreneurs, thought-leaders, mentors, investors to share ideas. Online. Free. RSVP

3/31 3:00 pm -- AGENCY @CIC: Founders Over 55+: Community Conversations "State of the 50+ Entrepreneur". Online. Free. RSVP

3/31 4:00 pm -- ODSC: AI Investors Reverse Pitch | ODSC East Virtual Conference 2021. Online. Free. RSVP

3/31 5:30 pm -- Boston New Technology: Tech and Startup Networking: Talks Plus Discussions. In 2020, the way people network and collaborate quickly evolved into a new state of normalcy. Founders, freelancers, corporate professionals, and many more have adapted greatly to build and operate all or aspects of their businesses in virtual ways. Join us to hear short stories from 3 networking experts about their journeys over the last year, how they've adapted, and strategies they recommend to grow your professional network and your business. Featuring: "Connection. Collaboration. Serendipity: The Story of a Global Roundtable" - Chuck Goldstone - Founder of Chuck's Global Entrepreneurial Roundtable and Chuck Goldstone | Strategies and Stories. "Professional Networking in the New Normal - Setting Yourself Apart from Others to Achieve Your Professional Goals" - Jeffrey DeSocio - Founder of AIMC Business Solutions and Mass Professional Networking. "The Dream, The Goal, The Outcome... Laying the Foundation for a Successful Startup!" - Tom Maloney - Founder at PreStartUp and Neuro-Linguistic Programming Coach at Climbing the Success Ladder. Online. Free. RSVP

3/31 6:00 pm -- Roxbury Innovation Center: Female Founders and Angel Investments. Online. Free. RSVP

3/31 6:00 pm -- OneValley Pitch Event - Female Founders Edition. Online. Free. RSVP

4/1 10:00 am -- ODSC: AI+ Careers Lab & Expo Hosted at ODSC East 2021. Online. Free. RSVP

4/1 12:00 pm & Future Dates -- Boston SCORE Business Workshops: Cash Flow Management for Small Businesses, Do I Need a Bookkeeper? How Do I Find One?, Excel Pivot Tables — Dissecting and Analyzing Your Data, How to Write a Low-Cost Digital Marketing Plan, Will Your Business Idea Fly?, Presenting PowerPoint Over Zoom Keep People Focused on Your Message, Not the Slides and more. Online. Free. RSVP

4/1 1:30 pm & Future Dates -- Venture Café Cambridge Thursday Gatherings & Events - Thursday Gathering at Venture Café Cambridge, Make Things Happen: Innovation and Opportunities Around Cambridge, Vencaf SERIES: Social Media 101 with Bob Cargill (Part 5 of 5), Want Your Emails to Stand Out? Write a Good Headline!, Sales for Underrepresented Entrepreneurs, Virtual Coffee Networking with New England Entrepreneurs, Unlock the Secret Language of Value, and more. Online. Free. RSVP

4/1 3:00 pm -- ODSC: Startup World Cup at ODSC East 2021. Online. Free. RSVP

4/1 6:30 pm -- Boston Blockchain Association Presents: Breaking News: The Proposed Massachusetts Blockchain Bill. Online. Free. RSVP

4/2 8:00 am -- Startup Boston: CLOSE THE DEAL: Your B2B Tech Sales Bootcamp. Creating the product is only one part of battle - learning how to successfully sell what you’ve created is where the victory lies. This is exactly why Startup Boston is breaking down your sales process during this FREE, day-long bootcamp. Our hope is that this sales bootcamp will empower you and your team to convert leads into paying customers. And guide you through the process of creating and improving your sales processes for your team. Online. Free. RSVP

4/3 to 4/4 -- MIT Bitcoin Expo 2021: The New Normal. Online. Free. RSVP

4/5 to 5/28 -- 2021 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Digital Edition. Online. See available discounts at the bottom of the Eventbrite registration page. Register

4/5 12:00 pm -- Prepare 4 VC Accelerator Info Session. Join us for an information session on our upcoming accelerator program, what we offer throughout the program and the application process, and get all of your questions answered. Prepare 4 VC offers a 16 week, equity-free accelerator program serving handpicked startups globally through two live weekly sessions, resources and videos, and an ongoing chat group with our advisors and your cohort throughout the program. We host two demo day events week 8 and 16 of the program with a focus on helping you shape, scale and share your startup story effectively. Online. Free. RSVP

4/5 2:00 pm -- M2D2 (UMass Lowell & UMass Medical School): BARDA Mask Innovation Challenge Info Session. Online. Free. RSVP

4/5 6:00 pm -- The Lewis Institute: Impact Unplugged: Sustainability in Startups. Online. Free. RSVP

4/6 11:00 am -- The Lewis Institute: Rethink Ed: Building an EdTech Unicorn. Online. Free. RSVP

4/7 10:00 am -- Roxbury Innovation Center: Deep Dive Workshop: Intro to Digital Marketing. Online. Free. RSVP

4/7 12:30 pm -- The Lewis Institute: Values in Action: Robert Lewis Jr. Online. Free. RSVP

4/7 1:00 pm & Future Dates -- Chuck Goldstone: Innovation In Challenging Times Roundtable. This is a time when connection and community are more important than ever before. Each week, we bring together entrepreneurs, thought-leaders, mentors, investors to share ideas. Online. Free. RSVP

4/7 2:00 pm -- The Capital Network: Employee Compensation & Equity: Preparing for Growth. Online. Free. RSVP

4/7 2:00 pm -- SAE Media Group: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Simulation. Online. Free. RSVP

4/7 5:00 pm -- M2D2 (UMass Lowell & UMass Medical School): 2021 M2D2 $200K Challenge Awards Celebration. Online. Free. RSVP

4/7 5:30 pm -- The Startup Coalition: Secrets of Scale. Online. Free. RSVP

4/8 12:00 pm -- Amazon Web Services: AWS Virtual Startup Day. Who Should Attend? Early stage entrepreneurs and startup founders who are pre-seed or bootstrapped and interested in learning how to grow their company through technical and business guidance. Why You Should Attend: Whether you're a Founder, CTO, CEO, or CxO, this day is dedicated to you, and all the ways AWS can enable your startup's success. This free, half-day event will be focused on how AWS products and services can help you launch and scale your business. Online. Free. RSVP

4/8 1:00 pm & Future Dates -- Better Business Bureau Seminars. Home Improvement Contracting w/ Milton Council on Aging, Home Improvement Contracting w/ Eastham Council On Aging, Scams, Fraud, & ID Theft w/ Medomak Valley Adult ED, Making Social Media Work For You, The Best Use of Marketing with Your Resources, Online Safety w/ Barnstable Council on Aging, Avoiding COVID-19 Scams, Home Improvement Contracting w/ Needham Council On Aging, BBB Webinar: Travel in Times of COVID and more. Online. Free. RSVP

4/8 2:00 pm -- Verizon 5G Lab: Climate Mitigation Technology & Our Future. Online. Free. RSVP

4/8 5:00 pm -- TiE Boston: Fireside Chat with Geeta Aiyer - "Doing Good & Doing Well: The story of Geeta Aiyer." Are you passionate about making the "right" investments? Are the principles of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) important to you? Do you believe profitability and doing right can and should be tied together? In short, do you believe doing good can lead to doing well? If you answered yes to any of these questions, come join us and hear firsthand how Geeta started companies that stayed true to the principles of ESG, long before the term ESG was coined. Online. Free. RSVP

4/8 5:00 pm -- Prepare 4 VC: The Whole Human: Unlocking Your Potential. Online. Free. RSVP

4/8 5:30 pm & Future Dates -- Women Entrepreneurs MA, RI, Southeastern CT. Online. Free. RSVP

4/8 7:00 pm -- The Greater Boston NLP and Hypnosis Meetup Group: Ancestors - Who Needs 'em? Did your issues start with your parents, grandparents, great grandparents, or further? Epigenetics tells us that this is possible. Join us in listening to Lisa Schermerhorn on this very interesting subject of Epigenetics and what implications this science could have on us? Online. Free. RSVP

4/9 1:00 pm -- The Innovation Institute at Massachusetts Technology Collaborative: Covid19 Connect Tech Innovations Challenge: Final Event. Online. Free. RSVP

4/9 1:00 pm -- Hult International Business School - Virtual Career Fair. Join to interview and hire Hult students! Hult students stand out for different reasons: They have a growth mindset; they believe in dedication and hard work. They know how to work in fast passed environments and will bring diversity to your company. They have cross-culture and broad experience, which allows them to provide solutions from different angles. They are eager and passionate, as international students, they cherish more the opportunity of getting a job. Our students have been studying on a hybrid model since last year, they are used to remote and in-person work. They adapt to any upcoming situation. Online. Free. RSVP

4/12 4:00 pm & Future Dates -- EforAll Deep Dive Webinars: Cyber Security: Required Knowledge for all Businesses, Funding Sources for Your Small Business, B Corp/S Corp/LLC/DBA/Nonprofit: What’s the right corporate entity for me? Online. Free. RSVP

4/14 2:00 pm -- Verizon 5G Lab: Verizon 5G Edge Immersion Day. Online. Free. RSVP

4/14 5:00 pm -- Startup Grind Boston: From Operator to Investor: Entrepreneurship and funding discussion with David Chang (TBD Angels). Fireside chat with entrepreneur, operator and angel investor David Chang as part of our Startup Grind's Global Funding Month. The event is hosted by Boston Chapter Directors Jason Kraus and Yev Ioffe via a Zoom discussion and open to entrepreneurs worldwide. Have questions on fundraising, angel investments, or how to get to the next stage in your startup venture? This interactive discussion features both moderated questions and audience Q&A. Online. Free. RSVP

4/15 11:00 am -- The Techstars Sustainability Summit. Online. Free. RSVP

4/15 3:00 pm -- MassChallenge HealthTech Health Equity Event Series: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Populations: Startup Lightning Talks, How Healthcare Organizations are Innovating to Address Health Inequities and more. Online. Free. RSVP

4/15 6:00 pm -- AIMC Business Solutions: April IT Networking Event & Vendor Showcase w/ Mass Tech Networking. Online. Free. RSVP

4/16 12:00 pm & Future Dates -- Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Events: Chamber Networking Group, 2021 City Awake: Dumpling Making & Words of Wisdom with Mei Mei, City Awake: Climate Readiness, Pacesetters: Doing Business with National Grid, Part II, 2021 Annual Meeting in Boston, Words of Wisdom featuring Lovin Spoonfuls, and more. Online. Free to $30. RSVP

4/21 7:00 am -- Future of SaaS: SaaS Metrics Summit. Master the metrics you need to succeed. Online. Free. RSVP

4/26 5:30 pm -- Boston New Technology: Tech and Startup Networking: Talks Plus Discussions. In 2020, the way people network and collaborate quickly evolved into a new state of normalcy. Founders, freelancers, corporate professionals, and many more have adapted greatly to build and operate all or aspects of their businesses in virtual ways. Join us to hear short stories from 3 networking experts about their journeys over the last year, how they've adapted, and strategies they recommend to grow your professional network and your business. Featuring: "Connection. Collaboration. Serendipity: The Story of a Global Roundtable" - Chuck Goldstone - Founder of Chuck's Global Entrepreneurial Roundtable and Chuck Goldstone | Strategies and Stories. "Professional Networking in the New Normal - Setting Yourself Apart from Others to Achieve Your Professional Goals" - Jeffrey DeSocio - Founder of AIMC Business Solutions and Mass Professional Networking. "The Dream, The Goal, The Outcome... Laying the Foundation for a Successful Startup!" - Tom Maloney - Founder at PreStartUp and Neuro-Linguistic Programming Coach at Climbing the Success Ladder. Online. Free. RSVP

4/28 -- QUBIC Labs & Startup Boston: The Blockchain Showdown - Final Pitch & Awards. Features crypto- and blockchain-enabled startups and concepts, where founders compete for a $20k prize! Online. Free. RSVP

5/12 - 5/13 -- AWS Summit Online - Americas. AWS Summit Online is designed for developers and IT professionals looking to learn how to build and innovate at scale using AWS Cloud. Hear the very latest from AWS executives, attend breakout sessions featuring customer stories, and engage with AWS experts to get your questions answered. Enhance your skills with hands-on labs and workshops, learn from inspiring demos, and discover what AWS and our Partner Solutions can do for your business. This free online conference is designed to educate you about AWS services; and help you design, deploy, and operate infrastructure and applications. Online. Free. RSVP

5/19 5:30 pm -- Boston New Technology: Artificial Intelligence and Data Startup Showcase #BNT117! Learn about 6 innovative and exciting Artificial Intelligence and Data products from local founders, ask your questions and network with us! New England tech founders, sign up to present for free. Free. Online. RSVP

5/21 - 5/23 -- 5G Transatlantic Lab: Hack the Hospital Hackathon. 5G Transatlantic Lab is a project created by Garage Stories and the Mobile World Capital Barcelona to explore the potential of 5G and XR technologies applied to pediatric healthcare. We aim at fostering new connections between creatives and technologists based in Barcelona and Boston to develop innovative projects that can reduce the negative impact of long-term pediatric patients (and families) experience at the hospital. In short: Make children's stay at the hospital as enjoyable and less traumatic as possible. The lab, lead by the innovation unit of Hospital Sant Joan de Déu (Barcelona) and Boston Children's Hospital (Boston) with the support of Cisco, IBM, GSMA, CaixaBank, Barcelona Tech City, 5G Barcelona, and MedVR, will take place May 21 - 23 in a hybrid format. The two winners will be presented at the Mobile World Capital stand under the framework of MWC Barcelona 2021 and incubated and developed at both hospitals. Online. Free. Sign up with password: hackthehospital. Creatives and Technologists Sign Up Here / Mentors, Sign up Here

5/27 5:00 pm -- HBS Angels of Boston: Angels Pitch Event. Our mission is to build a community of Harvard alums to accelerate the entrepreneurial ecosystem found around HBS and the broader Boston community - to provide real value and insight to entrepreneurs whether our members elect to invest or not. HBS affiliation not required to attend or present. Entrepreneurs seeking funding need to submit their business plan by 11/15 for a chance to pitch your startup. Recently, HBS Angels has invested nearly $1MM in three companies: Smoodi, BLDUP and Vincere Health. Online. Free. Learn More

Ongoing - General Assembly Boston: Free Tech info sessions, meetups, demo nights, hackathons and meet & hire events. RSVP