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Blog: Boston VC Blog

VC perspectives from a former entrepreneur.

Coworking: Cambridge Innovation Center

"Neighboring the MIT campus and steps away from the Red Line in the heart of Kendall Square, Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) is the largest flexible office facility for growing technology and life sciences companies in the Greater Boston area. The Cambridge Innovation Center offers start-up and emerging companies award-winning facilities and state-of-the-art business and technical services in a package which is designed to meet the needs of small and growing businesses. CIC is cost efficient and scales with the company's growth. Currently, over 450 companies are located at CIC."

Coworking: Workbar

"Workbar is a shared, coworking office space in the heart of downtown Boston. Our network of workspaces and people will enrich your professional life with a diverse community of helping hands. A professionally managed space providing exceptional office amenities, built with the connections you need to inspire, provoke, and ignite your productivity and passion."

Events: Boston Startup Weekend

"Startup Weekend is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. The weekend brings together people with different skillsets - primarily software developers, graphics designers and business people - to build applications and develop a commercial case around them."

Events: Harvard Innovation Lab

The Harvard Innovation Lab is a new and innovative initiative fostering team-based and entrepreneurial activities and deepening interactions among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston community.

Events: MassChallenge Accelerator

MassChallenge is the largest-ever startup accelerator and competition, and the first to support high-impact, early-stage entrepreneurs with no strings attached. Benefits for startups include: * 3 month accelerator program. World-class mentorship and training, free office space, access to funding, media and more. * $1M in Cash Awards. $4M+ in-kind support. * Open to all. Any startup can enter, from anywhere, in any industry. * No equity taken. No restrictions applied.

Events: Networking In Philadelphia

Business networking opportunities in the Philadelphia area.

Events: Trending Entrepreneur Meetups near Boston, MA

Boston has many entrepreneur-related Meet-ups; there is some kind of an event somewhere around Boston almost every evening.

Investors: Angel Investor Forum

Connecticut-based group of angel investors.

Investors: Beacon Angels

"Beacon Angels is a Boston-based angel group that makes investments in the $100,000 to $300,000 range in small, fast-growing companies."

Investors: Boston Harbor Angels

Boston Harbor Angels invests in companies in medical devices, IT, consumer products, business products, specialty materials, Internet, aviation, etc. Their focus is on early stage companies usually looking to raise $250K to $1.5M.

Investors: Boston Seed Capital

Provides seed stage funding for internet-enabled businesses.

Investors: Cherrystone Angel Group

"Cherrystone Angel Investor Group, based in Providence, Rhode Island, offers early stage investment funds to companies in Rhode Island (RI) and nearby Connecticut and Massachusetts that need capital for growth."

Investors: Converge Venture Partners

Venture fund focusing on software, internet, digital media, SAAS, cloud, mobile and other cutting-edge information technology ventures in Boston, New England, and New York City. Our investment interest is in Seed rounds to early Series A.

Investors: Hub Angels Investment Group

Boston based angel investment group.

Investors: Launchpad Venture Group

Boston based angel investor group with over 150 active members. Typical investments in the $100,000 to $500,000 range. The main focus is on science and technology-driven startups.

Investors: New England Venture Capital Association Member Directory

Directory of venture capital firms in New England.

Investors: Walnut Venture Associates

"Walnut Venture Associates is a group of experienced entrepreneurs and investors seeking investment opportunities in seed and early-stage companies in the New England area. We are focused on information technology companies with significant technology addressing rapidly growing markets."

Organizations: Boston Entrepreneur's Network

The Boston Entrepreneurs' Network provides the New England Inventive and Entrepreneurial Community with the information necessary to transform an abstract technology-based idea from concept into a product or service. The E-Net is a special interest group of the Boston Section IEEE.

Organizations: Mass High Technology Council

The Massachusetts High Technology Council is composed of CEOs from the state's top technology employers who work to make Massachusetts a more competitive place for technology growth. The nonpartisan Council has a 33-year record of working with state and federal leaders in a decisive and effective manner on issues of education, taxation, economic development, energy, defense technology and more. Council members run leading global companies from all sectors of the state's diverse innovation economy.

Organizations: Massachusetts Biotechnology Council

The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council is a not-for-profit organization that provides services and support for the Massachusetts biotechnology industry.

Organizations: MIT Entrepreneurship Center

"The MIT Entrepreneurship Center team provides content, context, and contacts that enable entrepreneurs to design and launch successful new ventures based on innovative technologies. We help MIT students, alumni, and colleagues access an array of educational programs, networking opportunities, technologies, and resources, both at MIT and around the world. Members of the MIT E-Center community form a global network to actively advise and assist each other for mutual benefit, enabling them to set and meet their highest expectations."

Organizations: Revolve Nation's Boston Entrepreneur Group

The Revolve Nation's Boston Entrepreneurs Network is the largest community of entrepreneurs and business owners in the city of Boston, offering networking, discussion groups, seminars, business plan hot-seats, and more! Meets alternate Wednesdays year round.

Organizations: TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Boston - "The Network for Entrepreneurs"

TiE-Boston is a not-for-profit Boston organization with a mission to foster and support entrepreneurship, either in a start-up context or within a larger company. They represent a diverse set of industries, including software and information technologies, biotech, financial services and other services.

Resources: Arthur M.Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College

"The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship is a hub for entrepreneurial activity at Babson. It is the Center's mission to lead the global advancement of entrepreneurship education and practice through the development of teaching, research, and outreach initiatives that inspire entrepreneurial thought and action in all organizations and society."

Resources: Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial news, research, and resources at Harvard Business School.

Resources: BostInno

All things innovation in the Boston area. Find out the latest and greatest in the startup scene.

Resources: Boston Business Journal

Boston area business news.

Resources: Small Business Administration Massachusetts

Offers access to capital, entrepreneurial development, government contracting, and other information. Provides "a strong voice for small business amid macro-economic changes, globalization of markets, explosion in technology and legislative and regulatory developments."

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