I cannot even fathom how many Boston tech and startup events are happening this fall. Can you? And yet, I still had the strength to write up this events roundup.
Highlights from October include Forbes Under 30 Summit, HUBweek, Boston Startup Weekend, Drunk User Testing and The Dark Side of Crypto. Have a good time trying to absorb the pure event-ness that is October.
Sunday, October 1
Forbes Under 30 Summit runs from Sunday to Wednesday across multiple venues in the Boston area. Speakers include “Westworld” star Evan Rachel Wood, civil rights activist DeRay McKesson, 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki, and Uber Chief Brand Officer Bozoma Saint John. Go here for ticket info.
Monday, October 2
MarTech Conference runs from Monday to Wednesday at the Hynes Convention Center. Speakers include Acquia CMO Lynne Capozzi, Markforged Head of Marketing Cynthia Gumbert, and Cybereason CMO Mike Volpe. All access pass costs $1,795.
Boston: Build a Career You Love in Tech: Startup Institute hosts this event from 6:30 p.m. to 8 at 50 Milk St. Speakers include Winnie Gong of Lovepop, Alison Fanning of C Space and Tarikh Campbell of Microsoft. The event is free.
Discover Tech Boom Boston: Career Fair & Learning Experience: MassTLC hosts this event from 4:30 p.m. to 8 at 50 Milk St. Participating companies include Acquia, Amadeus, Wayfair and Harmonic Drive. The event is free.
Tuesday, October 3
The Autonomous, Connected and Electric Vehicles group hosts a meetup at Boston Impact Hub from 5:30 to 7:30. The event is free.
People Stack Apps + Things: Asking for a Raise Workshop: This event runs from 6 p.m. to 9 at WeWork Back Bay. The event is free.
SBIR Grants and Non-Dilutive Funding to Bootstrap your Startup Company: Boston Entrepreneurs Network hosts this event from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 at Constant Contact’s Waltham office. Suggested donation of $10 for non-members.
360 Degree View of Angel Investing: Wharton Alumni Angels Network Boston hosts this event from 6 p.m. to 8 at WeWork South Station. Speakers include RadioPublic CEO Jake Shapiro, Happie CEO Jennifer Fremont-Smith and angel investor Barry Coffman. The event is free.
Wednesday, October 4
Infosecurity North America runs from Wednesday to Thursday at the Hynes Convention Center. Speakers include Akamai CSO Andy Ellis, Cybereason CISO Israel Barak and Barkly Jack Danahy. Get ticket info here.
Boston Graduate Startup Panel & Networking Event: Founder Institute runs this event starting at 6 p.m. at Pivotal Labs Cambridge. Speakers include Residential Way CEO Eric Asquith and Noted Analytics founder Matt Walsh. The event is free.
Thursday, October 5
Boston TechBreakfast begins at 8 a.m. at Red Thread’s Seaport office. The showcasing startups are Robilis, JigTime, Plan Fate and extraCHEF. The event is free.
The State of Deep Learning in Healthcare: This event begins at 6 p.m. at Rakuten’s Boston office. Speakers include Rory Kelleher and Colin Compass of Nvidia. The event is free.
Drunk User Testing: Appcues hosts this event from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 at Hatch Fenway. Participating companies include Wistia, Klaviyo and Hopper. Tickets are sold out, but there is a waitlist.
Delivering Meals and Making Deals: Building a Sales Strategy with ezCater: ComChats hosts this event from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 at WeWork Back Bay. Speakers include Shawn Colbert, Sam Allen and Lauren Esposito of ezCater. The event is free.
Friday, October 6
TiE Startup Con 2017 runs all day at the Hynes Convention Center from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Speakers include Actifio CEO Ash Ashutosh, New England Venture Capital Association Executive Director Jody Rose and She Geeks Out co-founder Felicia Jadczak. Tickets are $245 for non-members, $199 for members.
Reality Virtually Hackathon: This event runs from Friday to Sunday and continues with a free expo on Monday, October 9, at the MIT Media Lab. For details on participation and admission, go here.
Cognitive Builder Faire: Galvanize hosts this event with IBM Watson that runs from Friday to Sunday at MassChallenge. The speaker is MediaMath Chief Scientist Prasad Chalasani. The event is free.
Saturday, October 7
HealthTech Venture Network Conference: Female Entrepreneurship: This event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 at Aloft Boston Seaport. Speakers include Gina Nebesar of Ovia Health. Yiding Yu of Twiage, and Nikita Virani of Wizdy. Tickets range from $80 to $120.
Tuesday, October 10
HUBWeek is a six-day festival that runs from Tuesday to Sunday across multiple venues in the Boston area. Speakers include Cogito CTO Ali Azarbayejani, author Ben Mezrich, Techstars Boston Managing Director Clement Cazalot and Veo Robotics Vice President of Engineering Clara Vu. Check website for pricing information.
Startup Grind hosts a fireside chat with Nick Meyer, entrepreneur-in-residence at the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, starting at 6 p.m. at Pivotal’s Cambridge office. Tickets range from $10 to $20.
Salesforce Growth Camp runs from 12:20 p.m. to 5 at the Exchange Conference Center. Speakers include LearnLaunch Partner Jean Hammond, One Way Ventures Managing Partner Semyon Dukach and MassChallenge Managing Director Kiki Mills Johnston. Register here.
Black Tech Boston Meetup: This event runs from 6 p.m. to 9 at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building. The event is free.
Wednesday, October 11
The 5th Annual BUILD Entrepreneur Games runs from 3 p.m. to 7:30 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury Crossing. The event costs $100.
Harvard Innovation Labs Startup Stories and Showcase: The Power of Telling a Great Story: This event runs from 4 p.m. to 6 at the Harvard iLab. The speaker is Kara Miller of WGBH. The event is free.
Thursday, October 12
British Female Founders Pitching and Networking Event: The British Consulate hosts this event from 8:30 a.m. to 11 at the offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Participating startups include Stay Safe AI, Relocate Guru and Modularity Grid. The event is free.
Boston Cybersecurity Conference runs from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. Speakers include Danielle Wood of Cybereason, William Young of Cisco and David Hoof of Mimecast. Find registration info here.
Boston Imaging and Vision hosts a meetup on vision and autonomous vehicles from 6 p.m. to 8 at Draper’s Cambridge office. The speakers are Simon Stent of Toyota Research Institute, Sid Misra of Perceptive Automota and Yibiao Zhao of iSee.ai. The event is free.
Friday, October 13
getgeeked Boston Consumer Showcase: This event runs from 6:30 p.m. to 9 at Royale Nightclub. Participating companies include Lenovo, iRobot, AirFox and Nightingale. The event is free.
Startup Weekend Boston: This Techstars event runs from Friday to Saturday at CIC Cambridge. Check page for ticket prices.
Monday, October 16
The Future We Leave Behind: Long Now Boston hosts this event starting at 6 p.m. at Cafe ArtScience. The speakers are Ethan Zuckerman, director of the MIT Center for Civic Media; Nathaniel A. Raymond, director of the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative; and computer scientist and educator Michael Hawley. The event is $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
Mass Innovation Nights hosts its monthly startup showcase from 6 p.m. to 8:30 at WeWork South Station. The event is free.
Boston’s Racial + Economic Activated Dialogue hosts a talk with Melanie Araujo, founder of Front & Center and product designer at Doctor on Demand, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building. The event is free.
Lessons from Edtech Founders: Harvard Innovation Labs hosts this event from 6:30 p.m. to 8 at Harvard iLab. The speakers are Joanna Smith of AllHere and Brad Matthiesen of ClassForward. The event is free.
Tuesday, October 17
Smart Scaling for Startups: BostInno and Boston Business Journal host this event from 6 p.m. to 8:30 at CIC Cambridge. Panelists include Ellen Rubin, CEO and co-founder of ClearSky Data; Rob Biederman, CEO and co-founder of Catalant; and Fady Saad, co-founder of MassRobotics. Tickets cost $30.
ResponseCon Boston runs from Tuesday to Wednesday at the Unitarian Universalist Association in Boston. Tickets range from $99 to $199.
Angular Boston hosts an event on augmented reality starting at 6 p.m. at Cabronite’s Boston HQ. The speaker is Ayşegül Yönet of Narwhal Technologies. The event is free.
Wednesday, October 18
Lesbians Who Tech (and Friends) host a meetup from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 at Bella Luna & The Milky Way in Boston. The event is free.
The Evolution of a FinTech Startup: Boston FinTech hosts this event from 6 p.m. to 9 at Deloitte’s Boston office. The event is free.
The Dark Side of Crypto: Boston Crypto hosts this event starting at 6 p.m. at CIC Boston. Speakers include David Fragale of PwC. The event is free.
Women Who Code Boston hosts a networking meetup at Wista’s Cambridge office from 6 p.m. to 8:30. The event is free.
Thursday, October 19
Tech Gives Back: TUGG hosts this all-day long volunteer event at multiple sites. Go here for registration details.
Eric Ries discusses his book The Startup Way starting at 7 p.m. at the First Parish Church in Cambridge. The event costs $5.
Friday, October 20
Localytics hosts its Free Beer Friday Oktoberfest event from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 at its Government Center headquarters. The event is, well, free.
Halloween Hackathon: IntelyCare hosts this event from Friday to Saturday at its Quincy office. The event is free.
Monday, October 23
Develop 3D Live runs from Monday to Tuesday at the George Sherman Union at Boston University. Speakers include Desktop Metal CEO Ric Fulop, Onshape founder Jon Hirsctick and Formlabs Director of Engineering Eduardo Torrealba. Find registration info here.
Unbox 2017: An All-Day Event to Elevate Product Managers on the Frontlines: This event runs from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Northeastern University. Speakers include Arpit Gupta of Wayfair, Matt Gray of TetraScience and Laura Miyakawa of Catalant. Tickets cost $125.
Our Convention for the Next Generation: City Awake and the Boston Chamber host this event from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Speakers include Semyon Dukach and Eveline Buchatskiy of One Way Ventures, Resilient Coders founder David Delmar and Trillfit founder Heather C. White. Tickets cost $50.
The Security of Things hosts its meetup starting at 7 p.m. at Akamai’s Cambridge HQ. The event is free.
Tuesday, October 24
Step into the Shark Tank with Global Scale-up and EIT Health Companies from Europe: The Capital Network hosts this event from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 at the offices of Nutter McClennen & Fish. Free for members, $5 for non-members.
Wednesday, October 25
Secrets to a Successful Startup/Corporate Relationship: Ascent Venture Partners this event from 6 p.m. to 8:15 at Royal Sonesta Boston. The panelists are Rob Lawrence of LogMeIn, Iain Michel of PTC, Upesh Patel of Aqua Security, Sabine Schilg of Carbonite and Tsahy Shapsa of CloudLock/Cisco. Register here.
Surviving Product Development: Taking an Agile Hardware Mindset: Fab@CIC hosts this event from 6 p.m. to 8 at 121 Devonshire St. in Boston. Speakers include Joesph Steig of Greentown Learn, Joe Bamberg of Sense and Maggie Teliska of Ryantel. The event is free.
Thursday, October 26
Remote Tech Teams, Is This the Future of Work? Tech in Motion hosts this event from 6 p.m. to 9 at 10 High St. in Boston. The event is free.
Europe vs. USA Startup Elevator Pitch Battle: MassChallenge hosts this event from 4 p.m. to 6. The event is free.
Artificial Intelligence: Beyond the Hype & Headlines: Lewis hosts this event from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 at District Hall. The event is free.