Startup Boston Week 2022
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We're excited to share the excitement of our sixth-annual Startup Boston Week with you! All sessions (except our Student Track) from this startup conference are now available on-demand directly below.
Check out the content that is offered across eleven tracks:
If you are a solo founder looking for guidance on managing it alone or wondering whether your startup would be more successful with a solo founder - then this panel is for you. WATCH NOW.
If you’re starting a new company or struggling to maintain consistent revenue, then this event is for you. WATCH NOW.
The experts will explore the benefits and challenges of starting a company solo vs in a team. WATCH NOW.
We’re excited to chat with founders who have been in your shoes before and can speak to how they prevented themselves from being the bottleneck at their rapidly growing startup and how they overcame their hesitations of delegating for the first time. WATCH NOW.
This session will help budding founders think outside the box when creating their revenue model so they don't feel cornered by an industry standard. WATCH NOW.
For founders, sales teams and marketing teams looking to pinpoint their unique value proposition, this workshop is for you! WATCH NOW.
Learn from experts on how to approach your fundraising strategy so you can do what you were meant to do - build your business! WATCH NOW.
Understanding TAM, SAM and SOM is essential when speaking to investors and customers, so you need to have your numbers down flat. Get to know and love them! WATCH NOW.
This session is perfect for founders who have been moving down the path towards MVP but have come to realize that their target market needs a slightly different solution. WATCH NOW.
Learn from the best on how to ensure that you are creating a company culture where employees want to contribute and do the best work possible in a fun, engaging, encouraging atmosphere. WATCH NOW.
As you scale, you’ll need to stay on top of your internal communication. For founders and HR teams hoping to nail down their communication strategies and improve them as they scale, this presentation is for you! WATCH NOW.
Founders need support to help them grow their business, but understanding how to incorporate the right set of experienced, knowledgeable, trustworthy mentors and advisors can be challenging. WATCH NOW.
It’s always a fine line asking for investment from these folks in your inner circle. Hear from those who have been there and get advice on the best way to approach this funding round. WATCH NOW.
During this presentation, we'll will break down the basics of equity - specifically covering the cap table and vesting schedule basics. . WATCH NOW.
Raising capital can seem like a daunting task, even for experienced founders. Gaining an understanding of the key steps and the critical terms can help demystify the process and set you on the path to success. WATCH NOW.
If you're creating (or thinking of creating) a platform that utilizes crypto in general (such as tokens or coins) or NFTs in particular, this is a can't miss course! WATCH NOW.
A good lawyer can be a huge asset to a startup, but most first time founders have never worked with a lawyer and don’t know how to find the right one for their startup. WATCH NOW.
Hear from investors, startup founders, and IP counsel about the importance of undergoing a comprehensive due diligence review and what startups can do to identity risks and opportunities in their particular market. WATCH NOW.
Be it contractual negotiations or fundraising due diligence, there comes a time in the lifecycle of a startup when in-house counsel becomes a necessity. WATCH NOW.
When raising capital and entering negotiations, there are essential principles to know and follow—along with more investor-friendly deal terms that are re-emerging on term sheets. WATCH NOW.
During this fireside chat we'll talk about how to continuously improve your technical skills and best practices to work on your managerial skills. WATCH NOW.
Finding the best software engineering talent for your startup is very tough. How do you compete against tech giants such as Google, Microsoft, Hubspot, Rapid7 and Akamai? WATCH NOW.
Web3 is all a buzz - but what does it mean for your startup? If you’re unsure what Web3 is all about and how it can provide your startup with a competitive edge, then this session is for you. WATCH NOW.
Including DevOps in your day-to-day increases efficiency and improves delivery time. But when is it time for your startup to utilize this method? WATCH NOW.
In this presentation, we will discuss the lessons learned from 100+ cloud deployments for automation, security and developer productivity with a no code/low code approach to cloud infrastructure provisioning and management. WATCH NOW.
We'll take you through the best practices you should adhere to when checking-in with your product and engineering teams to ensure speedy development. And how you should think about future-proofing your software. WATCH NOW.
People Ops Track
It's crucial to be aware of best practices across in-person, remote, and hybrid environments that support efforts to attract, engage and retain your employees. WATCH NOW.
When it comes to attracting top talent, establishing relevance with potential employees and evangelizing your brand can go a long way in landing key hires at an early stage. WATCH NOW.
While the growing emphasis on employee well-being and satisfaction has given rise to improvements to workplace culture, it’s also given rise to a multitude of questions for HR & People Ops teams as well as leadership. WATCH NOW.
During this panel, we'll hear from the experts on how you can create a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive organization - without breaking the bank. WATCH NOW.
In the world of remote and hybrid work, additional benefits and perks have become a crucial tool to compete in talent attraction, align employee and company growth, and ultimately help shape company culture. WATCH NOW.
During this lighting talk, we will discuss themes across People Ops Tech, Hiring/Recruiting, Learning & Development, and Compliance. WATCH NOW.
As companies grow, it is important to establish a compensation philosophy that not only satisfies employees, but enables your teams to foster career development and scale across a remote/hybrid workforce. WATCH NOW.
The hiring landscape is shifting. What you were doing earlier this year needs to change as you go into 2023 - especially if you're looking to find and successfully recruit top-tier talent for your startup. WATCH NOW.
As you’re hiring for your startup, it’s important to know how much salary and equity to give your employees. WATCH NOW.
Product & Design Track
How do you go about starting user research - and continuously keeping up with it as your startup grows? WATCH NOW.
As you design your product, it’s important that you think about the overall user journey and take it into consideration with your design. WATCH NOW.
It’s so important that when you push a new product or feature to your customers, that it goes extremely well. WATCH NOW.
While the engineers focus on providing creative solutions, the product managers will be focused on providing specific solutions catered to the engineering task. So how do you create that synergy between these two teams? WATCH NOW.
When you’re starting a company, as a founder, you have the de facto role of every single department. But as you grow, it’s important that you find the right people to join your team. WATCH NOW.
Startup Curious Track
Some sectors are growing exponentially faster than others. But what are they? What is their potential? And more importantly: how can I get in on it, especially if I may not have expertise in the space? WATCH NOW.
Just getting an idea off the ground? The business model canvas is a tool that many startups use, to organize and test their ideas before a hard launch. WATCH NOW.
With a focus on mental health, this event will discuss the difficulties that come along with being a founder, especially around figuring out what “that perfect moment” is for starting a business. WATCH NOW.
It's already difficult to raise money as a founder - but now it's more difficult than ever. Does that mean you should put your founder dreams and ambitions on hold? Absolutely not. WATCH NOW.
Tune in to this experienced panel of investors to hear more about the keys to establishing and retaining a winning portfolio in this dynamic environment. WATCH NOW.
Tune in to our panel of experienced angels and investment firm founders to hear more about their insights into a successful transition. WATCH NOW.
The role of an effective investor extends well beyond its wallet; it is pivotal to have a sense of urgency and understand the specific role to play to help its portfolio company thrive. WATCH NOW.
Check out this panel of investors who will tell the stories of their own previous startup investments detailing what worked well and what didn’t. WATCH NOW.
This panel of data recruiters will explain the importance of data to the company/ies they have worked for, as well as what skills are key to success in the hunt for a job in data. WATCH NOW.
Join this elite panel of data gurus to hear their recommendation on setting up and best leveraging the data available to you. WATCH NOW.
This panel will provide guidance and personal anecdotes on creating a data and analytics team at an early stage startup. WATCH NOW.
This panel of seasoned data experts will take you beyond the headlines and into the weeds of what Big Data is as well as the role it has to play in the future. WATCH NOW.
This panel will provide an overview of the power of blockchain technology and the role it is continuing to play in the startup ecosystem. WATCH NOW.
Customer Success & Support Track
In this workshop we will learn how to set up the crucial function of customer support. WATCH NOW.
During this session, you will have the opportunity to hear both a people leader and a customer success leader about how to set up your Customer Success team for success. WATCH NOW.
Think about the great products you use everyday and their common denominator - they all have a great user experience from the moment you sign up to the moment you make a purchase. WATCH NOW.
In this panel, we will discuss how to scale customer support when experiencing high growth. WATCH NOW.
We will have experts sharing their stories of success and failure with customer retention, favorite interventions, and much more. WATCH NOW.
This panel will be focusing on how to create an inclusive customer support environment and experience. WATCH NOW.
Marketing & Sales Track
This panel will unpack everything there is to know about creating a sales funnel and how to develop process and practice. WATCH NOW.
This panel will unpack all there is to know about competitive intelligence for startup sales and marketing. WATCH NOW.
This session will unpack the different views about outsourcing sales vs. keeping them in-house. WATCH NOW.
It’s hard to market an MVP - especially since your MVP will usually miss some key features your competitors may have or your audience wants. WATCH NOW.
This talk will center on how you can make a product go viral and all you need to think about when doing it. WATCH NOW.
We will walk you through how to start a company that’s built to achieve product market fit from the get-go. WATCH NOW.
Did you love what you saw at Startup Boston Week 2022? Looking to get involved and help connect the startup community? This is your chance!
Click here to learn more about joining our all-volunteer team. We're excited to meet you.