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October’s Top Startup Events: Networking Over Ciders to Startup Showcases

The Boston startup scene kicked the fall off in full force this September - and the fun continues as we go into October! There are both in person and virtual events anyone within the New England startup community can partake in that will help them both build their startup and create new connections.

Check out some events you’ll want to check out this October in Boston’s startup scene!:

The Finance of BioTech

Date: Tuesday, October 4th from 9:00am - 4:30pm ET

Location: MassBioEd Office, Cambridge, MA; click here for more information

Price: $1,045

The Finance of Biotech focuses on various aspects of what’s needed for successful fundraising at each stage of company growth. The course addresses some of the common questions around risks of investing, types of investment securities, and differences between private and public markets.

Own Your Raise: Creating a Fundraising Strategy for Female Founders

Date: Tuesday, October 11th from 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET

Location: virtual; click here for more information

Price: Free

The pressures of running a business while looking for funding causes many founders to underestimate the importance of creating a clear fundraising strategy. You don’t want to waste your time seeking capital without a clear timeline and plan. In this workshop, experienced investors and entrepreneurs will guide you on how to best prepare, plan and execute a strategy that’s best suited to your business.

2022 MIT Digital Technology and Strategy Conference

Date: October 12th & 13th

Location: Boston Marriott Cambridge; click here for more information

Price: $2,250

The annual MIT Digital Technology and Strategy Conference explores the latest MIT research and its impact across industries. The conference highlights MIT’s cutting-edge research in areas such as digital twins, metaverse, synthetic realities, cybersecurity, AI/ML, synthetic data, platform business, Web3, digital transformation, pathways for digital value, work of the future, and more.

Join MIT faculty, startups, and industry executives as they discuss their latest innovations and how they enable sustainable business with the right digital technology and strategy. The conference also offers networking opportunities with top MIT researchers and industry executives.

Boston Life Science Showcase

Date: Thursday, October 13th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm ET

Location: Morrison & Foerster 200 Clarendon Street #Floor 21 Boston, MA; click here for more information

Price: Free

A Collaboration between Bioverse, the Life Sciences Division of VietChallenge, and Boston New Technology that includes networking and presentations from each featured startup.

Boston's Big Tech Startup, Business & Entrepreneur Professional Networking Mixer

Date: Monday, October 17th from 6:30pm - 8:30pm ET

Location: Scholars American Bistro and Cocktail Lounge, Boston; click here for more information

Price: Free

Come mingle with the Boston startup and professional community. Name tags will be provided and be sure to bring your business cards!

Golden Seeds Boston Office Hours

Date: Thursday, October 20th from 10:00am to 1:00pm ET

Location: virtual; click here for more information

Price: Free

Golden Seeds is pleased to announce an upcoming information presentation and Office Hours session. This event is limited to companies with a female entrepreneur in a senior management position. This session is limited to 16 entrepreneurs, so register early.

Unsupervised Ciders & Startups

Date: Wednesday, October 26th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm ET

Location: The Station by Artifact Cider Project, Cambridge; click here for more information

Price: Free

We'll be grabbing drinks at the marvelous Artifact Cider Project in Cambridge, just next to the Central stop on the Red Line. They've got this amazing energy and a solid selection of snacks and ciders.

This just so happens to be the INAUGURAL EVENT for Cambridge AI and Machine Learning! Welcome! We'll be doing these every few weeks going forward, with more events interspersed in between. For now, we're working on building a great community, and hosting low-key chances for interesting conversation with like-minded people. Enjoy!

What Else is Happening in the Boston Startup Scene?

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