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June’s Top Startup Events: From BIO Week to Pride Month

It is happening in the New England startup scene this June! The Boston startup scene has a lot of events going on - from celebrating Pride Month to creating events in support of the biotech startup community in New England (and world wide!).

Below we’ve pulled together some of the top startup events that are happening in the Greater Boston and New England area. Check them out below and click here to view all events happening throughout the month of June.

Entrepreneur Or Not?

Date: Monday, June 5th from 6:30pm - 8:00pm ET

Location: Aeronaut Brewery, Somerville, MA; click here for more information

Are you looking to bounce some ideas off of like-minded people? Come and mingle with people just like you! Grab some drinks and learn how you can add value to others.

BIO International Convention

Date: Monday, June 5th - Thursday, June 8th

Location: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center; click here for more information

The BIO International Convention attracts 14,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships.

2º Brazilian Startup Day

Date: Tuesday, June 6th from 8:00am - 11:30am ET

Location: The Westin Boston Seaport District Hotel; click here for more information

This event emerged as an initiative of the Brazilian Delegation with the aim of promoting innovation and biotechnology activities by Brazilian startups. For this edition, 8 Brazilian Startups were selected, which will present their business to the targeted public and, later, meet with previously mapped potential investors.

Community Coworking Day at the iHub Haverhill

Date: Wednesday, June 7th from 9:00am - 5:00pm ET

Location: UMass Lowell Innovation Hub, Haverhill, MA; click here for more information

The iHub welcomes entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses to our monthly Community Coworking Day series. Work in the coworking space, host a team meeting and network with other Merrimack Valley entrepreneurs.

Pride Career Fair

Date: Thursday, June 8th from 9:00am - 12:00pm ET

Location: 225 Dyer Street, Providence, RI; click here for more information

This special morning program will feature local businesses and organizations that are owned by or support the LGBTQIA+ community and are actively seeking to hire. Come explore expo tables and engage in meaningful conversations with prospective employers. The event will conclude with a thought-provoking panel discussion that will leave you inspired.

Japan Innovation Night

Date: Thursday, June 8th from 4:00pm - 8:00pm ET

Location: CIC Cambridge, 1 Broadway; click here for more information

To wrap up the BIO International Convention 2023, come join the CIC Cambridge for the Japan Innovation Night to connect, taste, and experience everything the start-up & innovation ecosystem in Japan has to offer.

Boston MENA Happy Hour

Date: Monday, June 12th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm ET

Location: SVB, 53 State Street, Boston, MA; click here for more information

Silicon Valley Bank, Boston New Technology, TechWadi, and Viaka invite Boston-based founders and investors from the Middle East & North Africa to join us at the Silicon Valley Bank Office for a couple hours of networking and light refreshments.

Out in Tech Boston | Pride Mixer

Date: Thursday, June 15th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm ET

Location: MassChallenge, 10 Fan Pier Boulevard, Boston, MA; click here for more information

Join Out In Tech Boston and MassChallenge for our Pride Social! Let's come together and celebrate Pride with fellow tech professionals, catch up with old acquaintances, and make new connections.

She+ Geeks Out Ten Year Anniversary Party

Date: Tuesday, June 20th from 5:30pm - 8:00pm ET

Location: Yvonne’s, Downtown Boston, MA; click here for more information

Join us in celebrating the 10th anniversary of She Geek’s Out very first event, when they were called Boston Girl Geek Dinners! This organization’s community has grown so much over the years, and they are excited to gather in person to reflect on the community they’ve built with you and look forward to what’s next.

Decisions, Decisions: What Type of Financing is Right for My Startup?

Date: Wednesday, June 21st from 5:00pm - 6:00pm ET

Location: CIC Cambridge, 1 Broadway and available virtual; click here for more information

Join the Startup Boston team for a panel that will breakdown which type of financing is the best fit for your startup - both now and in the future. This panel will discuss the pros and cons of credit, debt, grant funding and VC investment.

AMA: Raising Your Round Using Cold Outreach

Date: Wednesday, June 28th from 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET

Location: virtual; click here for more information

Despite having no background in tech or startups, Julie Griggs, co-founder and CEO of Fourplay Social, raised a round of capital using cold outreach only. In this Ask Me Anything (AMA), Julie will share a “behind-the-scenes” look at how she accomplished a successful raise, followed by a live Q&A session.

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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