Boston Startup, Web and Tech Events

Yesterday I finally took the time to update the events sidebar here on blogstring to include upcoming events. I asked my twitter friends for events, trolled the usual suspects (, upcoming, etc) and even did some Google searching. This morning, Don Dodge’s post Boston startup events and resources was in my RSS reader. Here’s the rundown from both.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

4/8-WebNOB (Web North Of Boston)

4/8- Technical Business Mixer

4/8- Breaking New Ground with Marketing

4/8- TechTuesday- From Don Dodge’s post:

Tech Tuesday is for geeks, tech savvy professionals, DIY-ers, press, and other industry luminaries for an informal gathering. Bring your laptops, robots, OLPC XO’s, Amazon Kindles, new cell phones, gadgets, and other new-fangled devices. Tech Tuesday meets the second Tuesday of every month. Microsoft is a sponsor this month.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

4/9-Entrepreneurial Team Building

From the site:

Join the Council’s Entrepreneurial Cluster as we talk with a panel of entrepreneurs that have built companies from the ground up and know the ins and outs of building great teams. What really makes a team come together? How can you be sure that you are bringing in the right folks? Who should be hired first, second, next? We’ll talk about teams at the senior management level and at the BOD level. This is sure to be a lively discussion and a great chance to get answers to some of the tough questions that we all wrestle with in building companies.
Bill McHale, Partner, Argo Global Capital (moderator)
Chris Greendale, General Partner, Kodiak Venture Partners
Tom Sherwin, Founder and President, CEO Resources
Singu Srinivas, CEO of HI-Wired

Thursday, April 10, 2008

4/10-128 Venture Capital Group Breakfast

4/10-Boston Entrepreneur Meetup

4/10-OpenCoffee Club

4/10- Meet the Author: Robin Carol and Beebe Nelsen, New Product Development for Dummies

4/10- Navigating The New Media Frontier

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

4/15- Finding Your Angel – Panel Discussion on Angel Financing

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

4/16- New England Angel Capital Conference -

The April 16, 2008 meeting is the 8th ACA–Northeast regional meeting, designed to provide a forum for sharing best practices and syndicating investment opportunities.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

4/17- Free Agent Boston – Networking Lunch

4/17- Geek Girl Camp

4/17- Search Engine Optimization (SEO) 101 – Search Engine Optimization Basics

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

4/23-Usability Test Facilitation: Lessons from the Trenches with Carolyn Snyder

4/23- Networking & Discussion Group

Thursday, April 24, 2008

4/24- 9th Annual Blues Schmooze

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

4/30- Direct Marketing 3.0: Multi-channel marketing, social media, other opportunities… and threats

May 1-3, 2008

5/1-5/3- Nantucket Conference – Some great sessions over this three day event. A few examples:

Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs: Identifying New Markets and Developing the Winning Product or Service

Devorah Klein, IDEO
Eric Saperstein, IDEO

Buzz on a Budget: Getting to Global Awareness Without a Billion-Dollar Marketing Spend

Dave Balter, CEO, BzzAgent
Christine Petersen, SVP/Marketing, TripAdvisor
Greg Selkoe, CEO,
Jamie Tedford, CEO, BrandNetworks
Kristen Collins, Founder, KMC Partners

Cloud Computing: Where It’s At and Where It’s Heading

Frank Gillett, Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research
Sim Simeonov, Technology Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
Jim Steele, Chief Customer Officer and President of International Operations,, Inc.

John Landry, Founder and Managing Director, Lead Dog Ventures

If you have any additional events, please feel free to email them (events at blogstring dot com) and I’ll add them.


One Response to “Boston Startup, Web and Tech Events”

  1. Nathan,

    We just published a Directory of VC’s and Investments that your audience might find interesting.

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