We’re back! Startup Boston Week returns to Boston’s tech community September 16–20, 2019. We’re excited to bring you a week packed with content that explores the startup world from every angle—whether you’re a founder who wants to take your business to the next level or a newcomer looking to find your place in a community of entrepreneurs. All eight of our tracks will give you actionable advice, insights into startup strategy, and improved working knowledge of the small business landscape, and you’ll increase your contribution to Boston’s thriving tech community. Read on to learn about what we have in store for 2019.
FOUNDERS & C-SUITE TRACK
Unpack the strategies and nuances of business formation, finding co-founders, taking the leap, and protecting your mental health—all while starting or scaling up a company. This track is perfect for first-time founders, serial entrepreneurs, and executives in bootstrapped or funded companies.
CUSTOMER SUCCESS & SUPPORT TRACK
Explore best practices and winning tactics for onboarding and retaining customers, measuring customer health, and handling consumer demands as your company grows. This track is perfect for entrepreneurs and startup employees who have successfully identified their target market and are looking to build a base of evangelists.
PEOPLE OPS & TEAM LEADERS TRACK
Learn how successful companies approach hiring, company culture, building a mentor network, and managing a remote workforce. This track is perfect for leaders who are helping a growing company attract, train, and retain top talent in Boston’s competitive startup scene.
SALES & MARKETING TRACK
Startups only succeed if they can be discovered. Participate in workshops and panels discussing sales, business development, marketing, and growth hacking. We’ll dive into everything, from making that first sale to scaling your enterprise sales strategy.
PRODUCT & DESIGN TRACK
Source your next product inspiration from industry leaders and expert designers in our local ecosystem. Created specifically with product teams in mind, this track will provide attendees with workshops and panels highlighting some key insights that teams will need to both build and launch successful products.
Calling all software developers, engineering directors, CTOs, and those aspiring. In this track, you’ll be have an opportunity to learn from some of the best CTOs and engineering leaders in Boston so that you can continue building incredible, agile tech and pushing your product—and career—forward.
Are you looking to start your own fund? Join a VC firm? Looking for the hottest companies in Boston to invest in? This track is for you! We’ll explore everything from breaking into the angel investor scene to managing strategic investing for corporate venture funds.
STARTUP COMMUNITY TRACK
Come join in on the fun! Boston’s startup scene is FIRE, and it’s time to get to know your fellow entrepreneurs, startup enthusiasts, employees, service provides, wantrepreneurs, and our rocking Bostonian community! (Could you hear that Boston accent?)
We’ll be bringing you more details on what to expect in each track—so stay with us to determine which track will best help you meet your goals!