Opportunities for Startups and Supporters

New England/Boston Startups: Present your new tech product to 200 Boston New Technology members at our monthly startup showcase and get publicity with our 24k members/subscribers! Learn More and Sign Up

SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs

For early-stage hardware startups that meet the eligibility criteria, the SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs program offers software, training, and co-marketing resources, at no cost, to help you succeed!  Learn More and Apply here.  SOLIDWORKS offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data.  SOLIDWORKS products are easy to learn and use, and help you design products better.

NEVCA Unpitch Tech

Unpitch Tech connects early stage tech entrepreneurs and investors in a friendly, pressure-free context – no pitch decks, just curated conversations where entrepreneurs can access advice and feedback from active investors in their space. Free for entrepreneurs with lunch provided by the investors. Entrepreneurs have conversations with two early-stage investors and gain access all 25+ attending investors. No pitches; no "yeses" or "nos"; just feedback, guidance, and connections. Who should apply? Early stage tech entrepreneurs. Those who haven't yet engaged with investors and haven't been through accelerator programs are preferred, but we welcome applications from far and wide – including those outside the New England area. Apply by 12/9

Verizon 5G Robotics Challenge

MassTLC is partnering with Verizon 5G Labs and Ericsson to launch a challenge for universities and startups in the greater Boston area to create the best 5G-enabled robotics technologies that will transform modern industry. Winning teams will receive grant funding to create and build their concept. Themes include: How might we use 5G and Robotics to increase efficiency during the production phase of manufacturing? How might we use 5G and Robotics to create automated systems for human / robot interaction? How might we automate processes around warehouse management, distribution, and/or logistics using 5G and Robotics?  Apply by 12/9

JD.com Data Analysis Competition

JD.com, one of the largest e-tailers in China, is hosting two data analysis competitions: 1) Population dynamics, census and prediction. 2) Multi-sensor fusion localization for autonomous driving. Global finals champions (2 Teams) will receive $70k+ per team and job opportunities at JD finance. 6 runner-up teams will receive $28k+ per team and job interviews at JD finance. Apply by 12/13

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Milestone Achievement Program

Addresses the needs of early-stage life sciences companies by providing grant funding to execute critical, value-creating technical milestones. Provides awards of up to $200,000 in non-dilutive grant funding to Massachusetts companies who propose is the completion of a technical milestone requested by investors and/or board members. Examples of fundable milestones may include: prototype development, technology assessments, manufacturing process, pre-clinical work, clinical trials, market analysis, competitive assessments, and regulatory strategy design.  Apply by 12/14

Female Founders in FinTech Global Innovation Competition

Open to women-led startups with a market-ready solution that addresses key technology opportunities in the financial services industry. The competition is awarding $75K in cash, mentorship, financial planning, legal advice, and the opportunity to collaborate with competition sponsors: presenting sponsor Wells Fargo; supporting sponsor Fidelity Investments; and contributing sponsors Shearman & Sterling LLP and Royal Bank of Canada. Strategic Partner PayPal will be hosting the final round pitch event in NYC on March 7, 2019. Apply by 12/17

Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge

Digital health tools have the potential to change the way we approach healthcare at the individual and population levels by better management of chronic conditions, and preventing potential resultant health crises. How would you use patient or population health data, patient monitoring and/or predictive analytics to ultimately improve the care of patients with chronic conditions? How can these solutions support a value-based care paradigm to improve patient outcomes, make care more efficient, and ultimately lower healthcare costs? Submit your idea by 1/4

Global Maker Challenge Competition

MIT Solve and eight UN agencies and NGO's announced challenges to address Sustainable Energy, Digital Divide and Digital Literacy, Rural Transformation and Zero Hunger and Sustainable Cities. Winners will receive up to $1 million in prizes and mentorship, to scale their solutions and deploy them in countries that need it most. Submit Your Solutions by 1/31

Be a BUILD Mentor

Boston high school students are launching their own businesses and they need you! Invest in the next leaders of Boston by signing up to be a mentor. Mentors work with their BUILD team to develop and strengthen skills like communication, collaboration, innovation and grit as well as empowering BUILD students to take charge of their education, careers, and life. Mentoring takes place weekly at our partner schools during the early afternoon. Use your lunch hour to make a difference in a young person’s life while connecting with other like-minded professionals in Boston. Learn More and Sign Up

The Capital Network: Launchpad on Demand Office hours from your computer

First Thursday of every month. A great opportunity for entrepreneurs! Get real time feedback from experienced angel investors, without the pressure of a formal pitch session. You’ve got questions and we have answers! Entrepreneur participation is capped to allow for a 3-3 ratio of angels to entrepreneurs giving you the best one on one discussion, all from the comfort of your computer or mobile device. Launchpad members are ready to answer your most burning questions and give you practical advice on what steps to take next. Learn more and sign up

iFundWomen Boston

If you are a Boston-area women-led startup or small business, apply now to be a part of iFundWomen Boston, in partnership with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Women Entrepreneurs Boston (WE BOS). iFundWomen is a platform designed to help the city's female entrepreneurs raise the capital needed to get their ideas off the ground. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Apply Today

Access iFundWomen's Free Crowdfunding Webinars and Great Resources here.

Submit Your Product to Mass Innovation Nights

Mass Innovation Nights seeks startup founders to exhibit and present at monthly events. Learn more and submit your product

BostonENET's eMinute Pitch

This program is a great way for founders to build experience pitching their companies in front of a large, friendly audience. Up to 2 founders are selected to present at the start of each BostonENET meeting. Founders get 90 seconds to introduce their company, talk about the problem they're solving, the traction they've gotten, and what their next step is. Each pitch is followed by several minutes of feedback and suggestions from the panelists that are presenting during the main portion of the meeting. With attendance ranging from 50 to 90 people an eMinute can provide substantial free exposure for a company and founder. Apply Today

Constant Contact has exciting opportunities in Waltham, MA for Senior/Principal iOS and Android developers!

Skills: 7-10 years industry experience, REST API, MVVM, MVI, Reactive, TDD.
iOS: 2+ years Swift, 2+ years Objective-C, 5+ years iOS SDK, Xcode, Storyboards, RxSwift. Learn more and Apply.
Android: 1+ years Kotlin, 3+ years Java, 5+ years Android SDK, Android Studio, RxKotlin, RxJava. Learn more and Apply.
Constant Contact is also hiring for many more technology roles, as well as sales, marketing and customer service.

Join the Greater Boston Startups Group on facebook

Working on a startup, supporting startups, or interested? Join this well-moderated group for members to discuss technology, seek help, and build their startups. Hosted by MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge in partnership with Boston New Technology and 35+ organizations that support Boston’s startup ecosystem. Introduce yourself and start conversations!

The VentureFizz Podcast

Features interviews with the top entrepreneurs, CEO's, and investors across the Boston tech scene. Click here to check all the episodes.

Free Social Entrepreneurship 101 Course

Discover Your Passion and Path to Change the World! Understand the concept of social entrepreneurship and be inspired to find new ways to tackle the world’s greatest challenges. Appreciate that social entrepreneurship is a mindset to tackle problems across different sectors (public, private, non-profit). Discover a pathway for how you can make change whether this is founding an enterprise, serving on a board, or supporting social entrepreneurs in other creative ways. Enroll Now

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