Event

Startup Week

Startup Week

A limited number of guest registrations are available to this event. Schedule is subject to change without notice.

Agenda

All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time.

Tuesday, 19 September

Time Duration Roundtable and facilitator(s)
8:30 0:30 Breakfast
9:00 0:30 What does your customer acquisition and retention model look like? – Fred Geyer
9:30 0:15 Break
9:45 0:30 What you need to know about cyber security, even if you aren’t in the security market – Simson Garfinkel
10:15 0:15 Break
10:30 0:30 Recruiting and hiring – when, (for) what, how and who – Steve Cohen
11:00 0:15 Break
11:15 0:30 Going global? Selling, supporting, and globalizing for overseas customers – Carl Hoffman
11:45 1:00 Lunch
12:45 0:30 US government sales and funded R&D opportunities – Carl Hoffman, Chris Biow
13:15 0:15 Break
13:30 0:30 Ethical AI for founders and investors — Erin Kenneally
14:00 Close

Wednesday, 20 September

Time Duration Roundtable and facilitator(s)
8:30 0:30 Breakfast
9:00 0:30 Go-to-market and scaling a SaaS business – Andrew McKay, Larissa Duzhansky
9:30 0:15 Break
9:45 0:30 Agile marketing in a SaaS environment – Alex Detmering, Andrew McKay
10:15 0:15 Break
10:30 0:30 (Generative) AI, machine learning, data – Catherine Havasi, Simson Garfinkel
11:00 0:15 Break
11:15 0:30 The three essentials of a business plan that investors will buy – Fred Geyer
11:45 1:00 Lunch
12:45 0:30 Data roundtable – data management, privacy, CCPA/GDPR, etc – Simson Garfinkel
13:15 0:15 Break
13:30 0:30 Internship and co-op programs – Nobue Maher, Dan McLean
14:00 Close

Thursday, 21 September

Time Duration Agenda Item/Pitch Presenter
16:00 0:05 Introduction and welcome to lightning pitches by startup companies
Judges: Erin Kenneally, CEO/Founder, Elchemy; Fred Geyer, Faculty Director, Masters in Management Program, Boston University; Sheamus McGovern, Cortical Ventures; Catherine Havasi, Chief of Innovation and Technology Strategy
16:05 0:08 Sense (via video)
16:13 0:05 Feedback, Q&A
16:18 0:08 Free World Certified
16:26 0:05 Feedback, Q&A
16:31 0:08 Portrait Analytics
16:39 0:05 Feedback, Q&A
16:44 0:08 Swirl
16:52 0:05 Feedback, Q&A
16:57 0:08 KonaSearch
17:05 0:05 Feedback, Q&A
17:10 0:08 Joyned
17:18 0:05 Feedback, Q&A
17:23 0:08 Visible Charges
17:31 0:05 Feedback, Q&A
17:36 0:08 Stochastic
17:44 0:05 Feedback, Q&A
17:49 0:08 Good Vines
17:57 0:05 Feedback, Q&A
18:02 Networking dinner

Venue:  BasisTech Somerville office

Participating Startups include:

BasisTech Office

1070 Broadway
Somerville, Massachusetts United States

September 19 - 21, 2023