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March’s Top Startup Events: From Internship Fairs to Tradeshows

There are so many events happening in March in the New England startup ecosystem that we were unable to list them all here! (Be sure to check out our event calendar for everything great that’s happening.)

Below you’ll find some incredible events from Greentown Labs, MIT Sloan, District Hall, Venture Cafe Providence, She Geeks Out and more wonderful startup-focused organizations.

Check them out below - and don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter (in the footer!) to stay in the loop on everything happening in the startup scene.

BVS' Biotech Community Celebration at Tech Square, Cambridge

Date: Wednesday, March 1st from 4:00pm - 6:30pm ET

Location: The Atrium, Cambridge, MA; click here for more information

Price: $0 - $50

Hosted by BVS, this is a Biotech Community Event sponsored by some of the top scientific suppliers in the industry, along with it being a way for scientists, entrepreneurs and science vendors to network in a relaxed evening venue. The event will be a combination of vendor exhibits, food, beer & wine.

Climatech Intern Fair 2023

Date: Thursday, March 2nd from 4:00pm - 6:00pm ET

Location: Greentown Labs, Somerville, MA; click here for more information

Price: Free

At this internship fair, students from Boston and beyond can connect with Greentown startups and learn more about opportunities at their companies. Attendees will be able to connect in person with the startups that are not only developing climatetech solutions, but building a climate workforce that is ready to harness the massive economic opportunities of the energy transition.

MIT Sloan Retail Conference 2023

Date: Friday, March 3rd from 8:00am - 5:00pm ET

Location: MIT, Cambridge, MA; click here for more information

Price: $40 - $90

Join MIT Sloan Student Life Office for the annual student-led Retail Conference. This year's conference theme is "Purpose-Led Retail," where the focus is on how retail and consumer goods companies are instilling purpose beyond profits into their company culture, business models and products. The day will encompass a series of talks, panels, networking, an interactive workshop, and a keynote address with Oatly's Heidi Hackemer.

Coffee Networking with Boston Entrepreneurs

Date: Thursday, March 9th from 10:00am - 12:00pm ET

Location: District Hall, Boston, MA; click here for more information

Price: Free

Innovation Studios is hosting this free coffee mixer to help you stay connected with the Boston entrepreneur community and their organization. All are welcomed - mentors, innovators, entrepreneurs, small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs - to share resources, thoughts, ideas and ask questions.

Creators, CTO's & Coffee

Date: Thursday, March 9th from 9:00am - 11:00am ET

Location: Venture Cafe Providence, Providence, RI; click here for more information

Price: Free

A monthly Community Coffee in partnership with MassChallenge RI and The Greater Providence CTO & CIO Meetup Group! Network with fellow innovators from these communities, and provide pitch feedback to a featured startup.

Startup Boston’s Dealflow Mixer

Date: Tuesday, March 14th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm ET

Location: Boston, MA, info provided to confirmed attendees; click here for more information

Price: Free - but you must request an invite

Come network with some of the hottest startups and investors in the startup ecosystem.

The Startup Boston Dealflow Mixer is a quarterly event. This mixer provides an opportunity for startup founders, accelerator leaders and investors to connect with each other.

The mixer is now 2+ years in the running and has matched hundreds of New England-based founders and investors for "speed dating"-style conversations, leading to meaningful financial and advisory relationships.

Women+ at Work: Creating a Gender Inclusive Workplace

Date: Wednesday, March 15th from 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET

Location: virtual; click here for more information

Price: Free

Join She Geeks Out Facilitator Rachel Sadler as she shares how you can create a more gender inclusive workplace.


Date: Tuesday, March 21st from 4:00pm - 6:00pm ET

Location: Curry Student Center, Boston, MA; click here for more information

Price: Free

Join the Northeastern Entrepreneurship Community at NEXPO ’23, where you can interact with over 35 tabling ventures and organizations that make up Northeastern’s global entrepreneurial community. This year’s theme is “Entrepreneurship for Everyone,” which highlights the diversity of thought and background in entrepreneurship. NEXPO is an exciting opportunity to learn more about the campus’s ecosystem, resources, and its impact on the greater Boston and global community.

M2D2 $200K Challenge 2023 Pitch Finals & Awards

Date: Wednesday, March 22nd from 4:00pm - 8:00pm ET

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

Price: Free

M2D2 is calling all investors, medical device innovators, biotech entrepreneurs, academics, students, and life sciences industry professionals. Join members of the life sciences community in Lowell as the $200K Challenge finalists selected through a competitive process pitch their innovations to our panel of judges.

The Global Eddies - Virtual Innovation Showcase

Date: Thursday, March 23rd from 9:00am - 11:00am ET

Location: virtual; click here for more information

Price: Free

Hosted by Mass Innovation Network, the seven companies constituting the 2023 Global Eddies cohort will deliver presentations about their technologies and answer questions from representatives of the Massachusetts Innovation Ecosystem.

DisruptHR Boston

Date: Thursday, March 30th from 6:00pm - 9:00pm ET

Location: Ned Devine’s, Boston, MA; click here for more information

Price: $30

Kingsley Gate Partners is hosting DisruptHR in Boston. This is a conference where you’re able to chat about talent, culture and technology. You’ll hear from local speakers and experts giving rapid-fire presentations on hot HR topics.

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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