Breaking Down the Boston Startup Scene byStart Here: Resources for Startups
Who are we? Eric Trickett•Started recruiting for VC-backed tech startups at the height of the internetboom in 1999.•One of the Principal’s of Dissero (http://dissero.com), a boutique executivesearch firm focused on Boston tech startups (Hopper, Fiksu, SessionM, Swirl, Jana, Rent the Runway, Rue La La etc. etc.)•Lead Strategist, Co-Founder of VentureFizz – leading media outlet blanketingthe Boston tech startup scene•Have been solely focused on building early to mid-stage VC-backed techcompanies in Boston and NYC for the last 13 years. Paul Hlatky • Executive Director of Greenhorn Connect - Bostons startup resource hub • Marketing and Sales at Yesware - email service for salespeople • Amateur comedian - because why not? • Recent Boston University graduate that did what youre trying to do
The “can’t miss/absolutely must attend” Annual Events MassTLC unConference http://www.masstlc.org/?page=unConference MITX FutureM http://futurem.org/ MassChallenge Awards Night http://masschallenge.org/ TUGG Wine VC Charity Event https://www.fundraise.com/tugg-corp/seventh-annual-tech-charity-wine-party Startup Weekend (sometimes 2x/yr) http://boston.startupweekend.org/ MIT VC Conference http://mitvcconference.com/2012/ HBS TechMedia Club Cyberposium http://www.cyberposium.com/ TIE VC Outlook Dinner https://boston.tie.org/event/9/vc-outlook-dinner-2013-feb-7th Startup Bootcamp http://startupbootcamp.mit.edu/ Ramencamp http://ramencamp.com/ 50 on Fire http://50onfire.com/
The Organizations to Follow On TwitterLearning: "Networking":General Assembly MITXStartup Institute MassTLCIntelligent.ly Mobile Monday MIT Enterprise ForumGrowing your business: TIE BostonMass Challenge Boston ENETTechstars The Capital NetworkBolt 128 Innovation Capital Group DartBostonMedia:VentureFizz and Greenhorn ConnectBostinno
Wild Card – Party EventsRuby RiotDave Balter’s Tech PromTechStars After Party1000 PiratesBoston Holiday Tech Co- Party
Staying Plugged InSign up for the VentureFizz Weekly Email Newsletter http://venturefizz.com/Sign up for The Greenhorn Connector bit.ly/greenhornconnectorSign up for the mailing lists of the major organizations andMake an Effort to Attend!