With every new year comes new friends, connections and most importantly, events, so start off your new year on the right foot with our list of some January tech and startup events.
Wednesday January 3
TGH Training: This training session lead by Q.J. Shi of Tech Goes Home will review necessary steps in becoming a trainer for the TGH program. This event will run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Northeastern Crossing on 1175 Tremont St in Roxbury. This is a free session. If you are interested in becoming a TGH trainer and bringing the program to your school or nonprofit, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday January 4
Exclusive Networking: Young CEOs and Executives: The Boston Singles Society will be hosting this event from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. which promises to give young CEO’s and professionals a chance to connect and receive feedback and insight into their fields. This is a free networking event. For location and more information, RSVP on the event page.
Friday January 5
Social Media Success | BostonSpeaksSeries: BostonSpeaks hosts this monthly panel breakfast for any entrepreneur interested in learning the importance of social media for their business. This event will run from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Impact Hub in 50 Milk St. This is a free event.
Saturday January 6
MetroWest FCC Coffee & Code: Hosted by the MetroWest freeCodeCamp Meetup group, local coders are encouraged to join and meet other local coders. This event will meet at the Water View Village Apartments (Office Building) in the Activity Room in Framingham from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Attendance is free.
The Inaugural MIT-Tsinghua Innovation Summit: MIT CEO is organizing this event to bring entrepreneurs, executives, investors and academic leaders on the topic of innovation. This summit will take place in the MIT Wong Auditorium on 2 Amherst Street from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Student tickets begin at $40 and professional tickets begin at $70.
Monday January 8
Understanding and Using APIs: NEASIST encourages all who would like to learn more about application programming interfaces to attend this event which will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Simmons College in the Main College Building on the 3rd floor. Tickets range from $30 – $75.
Open Project Night: Action Design Boston is organizing an Open Project event with Impact Hub from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for anyone in the community to come and collaborate on ideas and projects or if you’re just interested in what people are working on. More information located on the event meetup page.
Bitcoin Meetup: This bitcoin meetup will meet at Veggie Galaxy on 450 Massachusetts Ave from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. There is currently a waitlist for this event.
Tuesday January 9
Funding Your Startup or Small Business: Riley Rodgers, SCORE mentor and principal at Valia Investments will lead this session to give attendees an overview of financing sources, equity, debt, and alternative options for startups and small businesses. This event will run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Newton Free Library on 330 Homer Street. Registration information located on the Eventbrite page.
How to build a self-funded Startup?: StartupBlink Boston will host this online webinar from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and will discuss how to create a sustainable business without raising money from investors. Registration and more information located on the meetup page.
Boston New Technology Startup Showcase #BNT85: Hosted by Boston New Technology, this event will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Dassault Systems/Solidworks on 185 Wyman St in Waltham and will feature 7 new innovative tech products. Tickets range from free to $99.
Boston Amazon Web Services Meetup: The Boston Amazon Web Services Meetup group will host this event from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Organizers will update event information closer to the date. RSVP on the meetup page.
Intro to App Building with Salesforce: Girl Develop It Boston will be hosting this session on everything you need to know about Salesforce from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Alley on 10 Ware St. Tickets are $65.
Wednesday January 10
Boston Tech “Holiday” Co-Party: Hosted at The Grand in the Seaport, this holiday bash is a community event of food & cocktails, DJs, and connecting with other startups. Tickets start at $45, which includes 2 drink coupons plus food. Check out the event page for more info.
Girl Develop It Teaching Assistant Training: Hosted by Girl Develop It is offering a training session for current and prospective Girl Develop It teaching assistants for an overview on volunteer teaching assistant opportunities. This will take place at Upstatement on 133 Portland St from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This event currently has a waitlist.
Why Give Up Equity When You Can Fund Your Startup With Alternative Funding?: The Startup Coalition is hosting this event for prospective entrepreneurs to learn more about alternative options to funding a startup. Taking place at WeWork on 745 Atlantic Ave, this event will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m and is free.
Thursday January 11
Greentown Labs EnergyBar: Global Center Preview!: Greentown Labs is showcasing their new incubation space at 444 Somerville Ave in Somerville from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for the cleantech community to preview and tour along with networking with cleantech industry professionals. Registration is free.
Boston Startup Showcase: Hosted by GSVlabs, this showcase will feature technology thought leaders and 10 Seed/Series A startups focusing on digital health, edtech, cybersecurity, the internet-of-things and fintech. From 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., this event will take place at GSVlabs Boston at 2 Avenue de Lafayette on the 4th floor. Registration is free.
Startup Institute Boston: Build A Career You Love in Tech: The Startup Institute will host this event from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Startup Institute’s space on the 17th floor of 50 Milk St. on how the Startup Institute has helped alumni with their own ventures in various fields. This is a free event.
Monday January 15
Informal Android Developer Meetup (Boston Edition): This bi-weekly event is hosted at Jaho Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar by Boston GDG and Boston Android, Android developers will meet to chat about mobile technologies from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. RSVP on the meetup page.
HackerNest Boston January Tech Social: This HackerNest event is a chance for attendees to connect and socialize with the local tech community. This event will be hosted at Canopy City on the third floor on 14 Tyler St in Somerville from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets range from free to $5.
Tuesday January 16
ARIA (Augmented Reality In Action): Hosted at the MIT Media Lab the 16th and 17th, join the conversation and collaboration between the industry innovators, thought leaders, investors, and corporations working to bring the benefits of AR to the world. View the full schedule and registration info on the event’s page.
Wednesday January 17
Mass Innovation Nights 106: Hosted by Innovation Nights at at UMass Lowell Innovation Hub at Harbor Place in Haverhill from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., showcasing 12 products for an all manufactured products event. RSVP on the event’s page.
Hiring Do’s and Don’ts: Top Ten Hiring Mistakes of Entrepreneurs: Hosted by The Village Works on 202 Washington St in Brookline from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. this first in two part series will help entrepreneurs what to identify and watch out for when hiring for their business. Registration is free.
Google Brain: Neural Networks with Tangent: Boston Data Science will host this event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at CIC Cambridge on the 5th floor on 1 Broadway and will feature speaker Alex Wiltschko, who is a research scientist at Google Brain, focusing on building more flexible machine learning software systems, and also applications of machine learning to biology. RSVP on the event’s Meetup page.
HTML5 Game Development Monthly Meetup: Hosted by the Boston HTML5 Game Development Meetup group, this event meets at Cantina on the 1st floor on 320 Congress St from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. RSVP or contact the organizer for more info.
Thursday January 18
Webinar: Product Management for the Internet of Things: This webinar organized by Product Management Boston will feature a talk by Daniel Elizalde, an IoT Product Leader with over 17 years of experience managing the complete lifecycle of connected products who will talk about the building blocks of the IoT technology stack from a PM perspective, including smart devices, cloud platforms, and cloud applications. This webinar will run from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST and is free to attend.
Boston Unofficial Trailblazer Happy Hour: Lizzard Tech Corp will host this event at Kinsale Irish Pub & Restaurant at 2 Center Plaza from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will feature opportunities to connect and socialize with salesforce users and professionals. This is a free event.
Current & Future Trends in Tech & Innovation: South Shore Innovation will host this panel event on everything happening in the world of tech and future projections. This event is taking place at West of Chestnut on 21 Chestnut St in Quincy from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. South Shore Innovation is asking for donations between $5-$50 to cover overhead fees in lieu of ticket costs. Register on the Eventbrite page.
Monday January 22
Tech Ladies Boston Speed Networking sponsored by HubSpot: Hosted by Tech Ladies and sponsored by HubSpot, this event will feature speed networking with fellow ladies in tech and will take place at HupSpot’s office at 2 Canal Park from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.
Tuesday January 23
Product Management Live Chat by GE Digital Product Manager: Hosted by the Product Management Boston Meetup group to talk about the day-to-day of a product manager and what it’s all about. This webinar will take place from 2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST and is free to attend.
January Lightning Talks & Social Night: Women Who Code Boston will be hosting this social event at SapientRazorFish on 131 Dartmouth St in suite 301 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. which will feature discussions, networking and socializing with women in Boston tech. RSVP on the event Meetup page.
Wednesday January 24
Managing Millennials Seminar: Hosted by R&G Academy from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Rogers & Gray Insurance Agency on 63 Smiths Lane in Kingston, MA, this seminar promises to shine a different light on millennials for potential hiring managers. This is a free seminar.
Thursday January 25
Inno Pop Startups to Watch: On January 25th, BostInno will be hosting our Startups to Watch event, which will feature a panel discussion and startup showcase of the selected startups with breakfast included, sponsored by Cambridge Innovation Center. The event will be hosted at the CIC Lighthouse at 50 Milk St from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Check out the event listing.
weconnect® Boston Networking Mixer powered by Google: Hosted by weconnect® Boston, this startup and tech mixer plans to have networking and mingling opportunities to grow your venture. The mixer will be held at John Harvard’s Brewery & Ale House 33 Dunster Street in Cambridge from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets range from free to $25.
New England Executive Procurement & Sourcing Happy Hour: FairMarkit will be hosting this event at Dorchester Brewing Company on 1250 Massachusetts Avenue from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a happy hour event with the supply chain, procurement and sourcing community in New England. Attendance is free.
Monday January 29
How to Create an App without Coding and use to drive traffic and Business Growth: This meetup will be hosted by the Cambridge Tech Podcasting WordPress Mobile Apps Streaming Meetup group from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. to discuss how to create and use a mobile app for your own needs, business growth, networking, growing your user base and more. Location TBD. RSVP on the Meetup page.