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May’s Top Startup Events: From Dealflow Mixers to Pitch Events

There is a lot happening in the cleantech space this month as we dive further into spring! From Startup Boston’s very own Dealflow Mixer focusing on CleanTech this month to multiple other events and celebrations happening around the city that celebrate the changemakers and startups improving our carbon footprint.

The Boston and New England startup community is offering events from folks at MassChallenge HealthTech, Harvard iLab, Greentown Labs and so many more wonderful organizations.

Check out some great events you won’t want to miss this May and don’t forget to visit our Event Calendar daily (favorite that tab!) to stay up-to-date on what’s moving and shaking in the startup community so you never miss what’s going on in the Boston and New England startup community.

2023 Harvard President’s Innovation Challenge Awards Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, May 3rd from 6:00pm - 7:00pm ET

Location: Klarman Hall, Harvard iLab; click here for more information

Price: Free

Join the Harvard iLab for their annual celebration of innovation, community and entrepreneurship at Harvard. You’ll hear pitches from 25 student startups and will learn who will receive a share of the $515,000 in funding.

Cap Table 101: SAFEs, Convertible Notes and Your First Employees

Date: Thursday, May 4th from 10:00am - 11:00am ET

Location: virtual; click here for more information

Price: Free

During this event, you’ll dive into how to incorporate your startup and how to organize ownership of your company, how convertible notes and SAFes work, and how to issue stock options for first employees and advisors.

HealthTech Collider Series

Date: Tuesday, May 9th to Thursday, May 11th from 12:00pm - 1:15pm ET

Location: virtual; click here for more information

Price: Free

Join MassChallenge HealthTech for this three-day series showcasing the high-impact innovators accelerating within their 2023 HealthTech Sprint.

Open Data Science Conference

Date: Tuesday, May 9th to Thursday, May 11th

Location: Hynes Convention Center; click here for more information

Price: Free and paid options

Partake in hands-on training, networking and an AI expo and demo hall and participate in tracks including deep learning, machine learning, MLOps, responsible AI and much more.

How to Talk about Pronouns at Work

Date: Wednesday, May 17th from 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET

Location: virtual; click here for more information

Price: Free

Understanding how pronouns are used in the workplace is an important part of creating an inclusive environment at your startup. During this webinar, you will learn ways to ask colleagues’ pronouns and what to do if you don’t get it right.

EML Earth Night 2023

Date: Thursday, May 18th from 5:30pm - 8:00pm ET

Location: Fenway Park; click here for more information

Price: $150

At the event, celebrate both ELM’s impact as the state’s oldest environmental advocacy organization and their work to ensure Massachusetts leads the way on climate solutions.

Carbon to Value Initiative Year 3 Kickoff

Date: Wednesday, May 24th from 5:30pm - 8:00pm ET

Location: Greentown Labs & virtually; click here for more information

Price: Free

At this event, attendees will hear from industry experts and hear pitches from this year’s carbontech startup finalists.

Startup Boston’s Dealflow Mixer: CleanTech Edition

Date: Thursday, May 25th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm ET

Location: Cambridge - will be disclosed to confirmed attendees; click here for more information

Price: Free, but you must request an invite

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

The focus for May is on CleanTech, sponsored by our partners BrownRudnick. The CleanTech industry will include sub-focuses of: circular economy, energy generation, travel & transportation, waste management, resource conservation, finance, agriculture and packaging.

If you're a startup or investor in the cleantech space - don't miss out on this event! Apply today.

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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