Boston Tech Networking Events

Don Dodge put together a very comprenesive list of Boston tech networking events as well as other useful information for Boston entrepreneurs. The original post is here and the networking section is listed below:

Note: Don has a great named site but there is no connection between our sites

Mobile Monday – Monthly meet-up of mobile and wireless startups, VCs, and tech execs.

Tech Tuesday – is a regular monthly meet-up organized by Dan Bricklin, of Visi-Calc spreadsheet fame. Tech Tuesday is for geeks, tech savvy professionals, DIY-ers, press, and other industry luminaries for an informal gathering. Usually meets at Microsoft office in Cambridge.

Open Coffee – Bijan Sabet & Nabeel Hyatt organize this open meeting for entrepreneurs every Thursday at Andala Coffee House in Cambridge.

WebInno – Boston Web Innovators – Organized by David Beisel of Venrock, a monthly meeting of 200 to 400 startup people, VCs, Angels and tech execs. Free, open to anyone. Startups present / demo their new stuff.

MIT Enterprise Forum – Builds connections to technology entrepreneurs. The Enterprise Forum produces a series of educational programs about entrepreneurship and technology.

BYTE – Boston Young Tech Entrepreneurs – Organized by Will Crawford and Jeremy MacDonald. BYTE Nights are designed to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, aspiring entrepreneurs, and other startup-types in a casual networking environment. No web site. Contact Will Crawford.

DartBoston – a community of entrepreneurs, professionals and students under 30, helping one another start their businesses. A weekly podcast, Pokin’ Holes which lets new start-ups solicit constructive feedback from our community. Each show is followed by a wrap cocktail party.

MTLC UnConference Twice a year conference focused on helping young entrepreneurs get started. Hundreds of tech exec mentors help startups with advice and introductions at this unstructured conference.

MITX – Mass Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) have lots of great events for technology based startups. Check their web site for upcoming events.

The Capital Network – TCN’s network consists of entrepreneurs on their way, entrepreneurs who have lessons and talents to offer and investors who may have themselves drifted across the entrepreneurial line. TCN has 3 or 4 events a month.

The 128 Innovation Capital Group -  The regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month at the Best Western Hotel on Totten Pond Road in Waltham. Every month an investor provides our formal program. After Q&A, our speaker generally remains to speak with audience members, one on one. After the meeting, a roster with the contact information of all attendees is made available to those who came to the meeting.

New England Angel Capital Conference – The Angel Investor groups of greater Boston meet once a quarter to review their best companies. Each group nominates companies to present. They are all looking for a round of funding that is bigger than any one Angel Group can handle. This meeting lets all the groups get a look at promising companies and pool their investment dollars.

Social Media Breakfast Boston – Features presentations by some of the country’s most advanced thinkers in community engagement programs – bringing a fresh and wide variety of first hand experiences and case studies.

Nantucket Conference – Small intimate conference in Nantucket that attracts creative and forward-thinking entrepreneurs, investors, technologists, and executives. Much of the value of the Nantucket Conference comes from impromptu hallway conversations, serendipitous seatings at lunch, and walks around town.

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  • http://www.greenhornconnect.com/ Jason Evanish

    This is a great list, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg for resources, events and organizations in this region. If you go to http://www.greenhornconnect.com you’ll see a listing of over 200 resources in the area. The resources are interactive as well allowing users to add new ones and comment on old ones.

    Best Regards,
    Jason Evanish
    Co-Founder
    http://www.greenhornconnect.com

  • http://www.greenhornconnect.com Jason Evanish

    This is a great list, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg for resources, events and organizations in this region. If you go to http://www.greenhornconnect.com you’ll see a listing of over 200 resources in the area. The resources are interactive as well allowing users to add new ones and comment on old ones.

    Best Regards,
    Jason Evanish
    Co-Founder
    http://www.greenhornconnect.com

  • http://thenextbigtechthing.com Charles

    Josh, thanks for the reply.

    Greenhornconnect.com is a great site for entrepreneur resources in Boston. Having a site like that in every major city would be a tremendous asset to the entrepreneurial community.

    If anyone else has an entrepreneur resource site such as this in their community please forward it along so that we can get a list together for everyone.

  • http://www.thenextbigtechthing.com Charles

    Josh, thanks for the reply.

    Greenhornconnect.com is a great site for entrepreneur resources in Boston. Having a site like that in every major city would be a tremendous asset to the entrepreneurial community.

    If anyone else has an entrepreneur resource site such as this in their community please forward it along so that we can get a list together for everyone.

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