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August's Top Startup Events: From Mansion Parties to Rooftop Networking

Are you ready for a startup-themed Gatsby Party? Or perhaps you want learn more about Startup Boston Week this September? Or partake in drinks and snacks on a rooftop? All of that - and more - are happening throughout the Boston and New England startup scene this August!

We’ve pulled together the top startup events for you, so you don’t have to dig through dozens of sites to find them. To view the full calendar of events, click this link.

AND, don’t forget to grab your FREE ticket for the seventh annual Startup Boston Week: The Audacity! Daring to Defy the Odds this September 11th - 15th right here.

1 Million Cups Central NH

Date: August 2nd from 9:00am - 10:00am ET

Location: The Hotel Concord and virtually; click here to register

Two entrepreneurs present for six minutes, followed by 15-20 minutes of questions and conversation with the audience. Presentations focus on telling the entrepreneurs story, sharing their vision and discussing the challenges they face growing and achieving their goals.

EnergyBar: Summer Rooftop Party

Date: August 3rd from 5:30pm - 7:30pm ET

Location: Greentown Labs, Somerville, MA; click here to register

Join Greentown Labs for their summer edition of their signature EnergyBar networking event. They’re inviting entrepreneurs, investors, students and friends of climatech to attend.

Viaka Connect Launch

Date: Monday, August 7th from 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET

Location: virtually; click here to register

Tune into this webinar to learn more about Viaka Connect and the service providers on the platform. (Plus the organizer of Viaka was on the Startup Boston team - you know him from organizing our Dealflow Mixers, let’s support him!!)

Summer Accelerator: Demo Day 2023

Date: Wednesday, August 9th from 4:00pm - 7:00pm ET

Location: Boston University; click here to register

Join the Build Lab for an evening where the Summer Accelerators Team will pitch their innovative companies. Following the pitches, you’re invited to join in for a reception at the Build Lab with entrepreneurs, investors, mentors and enthusiasts.

Pitch and Mini Demo Event - Strategics

Date: Wednesday, August 16th from 4:00pm - 7:00pm ET

Location: Burlington, MA; click here to register

The Massachusetts Innovation Network is hosting a curated evening for Eddies teams and other startup founders to meet representatives, VCs and innovation scouts of larger global companies to discuss collaboration possibilities and pitch their technologies.

The Toll of Racial Ambiguity

Date: Wednesday, August 16th from 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET

Location: virtually; click here to register

She Geeks Out will discuss the origin of colorism in the United States and its many negative consequences and what it means to be “white passing.” In addition, you will learn ways that you may consciously or unconsciously perpetuate colorism and racism in our lives.

Startup Boston Week Orientation

Date: Monday, August 21st from 5:30pm - 7:00pm ET

Location: CIC Cambridge; click here to register

Join the SBW2023 Team and fellow SBW2023 attendees to prepare for an exciting journey of connections, ideas and inspiration. If this is you first Startup Boston Week, we highly recommend you attend this pre-event to receive personal guidance from organizers to curate your ideal session line-up AND to find your “conference buddy” for September.

Founders/Friends: Gilded Age

Date: Thursday, August 24th from 7:00pm - 10:00pm ET

Location: Newport, RI; click here to register

The Gilded Age is coming to Founders and Friends, a great networking event for founders, investors and friends - taking place at a Newport Mansion.

Check out our full event calendar right here to stay in tune with the Boston startup community. And don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for monthly updates, use the form directly below.


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