Greater Boston is where you surround yourself with the best and brightest in defining progress in our time. Simply put, we believe our home - the Athens of America - is a global city because our trademark export has been the breakthrough solutions to the problems too often described as intractable and overwhelming. It is our goal to ensure this tradition continues and where everyone is equipped with the resources to contribute - small or big - to the bold ideas necessary to solve the social issues we deem frustratingly inexcusable in modern society.
As one of the first cities, Boston has been creating solutions to civic challenges for over 300 years. It’s in our blood and right at the heart of who we are as a city. Today, we’re retaining our reputation as the torchbearer of civic innovation thanks to the concentration of world-class academic institutions, the original New Urban Mechanics, and the epicenter of technology that we cultivated.
At StartHub, Boston comes together to bear witness to those working to improve equity, increase transparency of government, and use data for forward-thinking policy.
Valuable Members of the Startup Ecosystem in Boston
Acquia is the digital experience company. Intuit, Warner Music Group and Stanford University are among the more than 4,000 organizations that are transforming their digital businesses with Acquia’s open cloud platform.
Boston Globe Media's mission is to change the news business, an aggressive, entrepreneurial-minded digital operation that is home to a number of highly-trafficked platforms like BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, BetaBoston.com, BDCWire.com, and Cruxnow.com.
Boston New Technology is a forum for entrepreneurs, developers and technology enthusiasts to present and discover new technology products, get feedback from early adopters, form partnerships, share ideas and get inspiration to start new ventures.
Located in the heart of Cambridge, the IBM Innovation Center is at the center of a thriving local market presence and a wellspring of potential business opportunity. A hub of technology, banking and healthcare, Massachusetts is home to many of the top universities in the world with more than 100,000 graduate students.he Cambridge IBM Innovation Center, part of a Global Network of Innovation, helps clients become more productive and innovative in the marketplace.
The Capital Network is a non-profit (501c3) organization that provides extensive financial education alongside an engaged community to help early-stage entrepreneurs in Boston. We strive to help entrepreneurs master the entire funding process to successfully raise seed capital for their startup.
City Awake is the civic innovation lab of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Simply put, we believe our home - the Athens of America - is a global city because our trademark export has been the breakthrough solutions to the problems too often described as intractable and overwhelming.
Code For America is a national non-profit dedicated to helping cities utilize technology in daily operations. The Boston Brigade is headed by Harlan Weber; meetings are Tuesday evenings at the Cambridge Innovation Center.
Deloitte drives progress. Our firms around the world help clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. Deloitte invests in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empowers them to achieve more than they could elsewhere.
Based in Boston, Mass Mentoring Partnership (MMP) is fueling the movement to expand empowering youth-adult relationships across Massachusetts. MMP serves more than 250 mentoring and youth development programs statewide supporting more than 33,000 youth in mentoring relationships. We assess programmatic needs and organizational capacity, as well as provide customized strategies that empower youth, families and communities.
Our program network includes schools, religious organizations, community non-profits, and workplaces serving youth 5 to 18-years-old.
Boston is a city full of passionate people using new technology to think big about medicine’s most pressing problems; however, despite Boston’s innovative energy and solid medical infrastructure, many medical providers and health care entrepreneurs remain in the dark about the opportunities, events and work happening in and around the city. At MedTech Boston, we work to highlight exciting medical innovation in the Greater Boston area, start discussion about the most controversial new healthcare offerings, and foster a sense of community among the city’s health care entrepreneurs.
MITX is the community of restless companies and individuals that drive our region's tech and innovation eco-system. MITX is the ultimate resource: inspiring members with progressive thinking, meaningful connections, and provocative conversations.
Roxbury Innovation Center is a civic innovation center that supports local economic development by encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship. The Venture Café Foundation operates Roxbury Innovation Center (RIC) as a mission-driven not-for-profit gathering and event space. RIC is positioned as a platform: a local space that is available for groups to provide programming that supports innovators, entrepreneurs, and business founders.
Boston is home to a large and diverse millennial population. SPARK Boston, formerly ONEin3, is a City of Boston initiative that aims to empower the millennial generation to play a greater role in planning for the future of our city.
VentureFizz is your digital platform for technology, entrepreneurship and career inspiration. We feature editorial coverage of the fastest growing companies and the people who are making waves, the most active Job Board in the Boston tech scene and BIZZpages for a behind-the-scenes look at the area’s hottest companies. Our Networking Calendar and Deals section also keep you plugged into the Boston tech and entrepreneurial community.
VetsinTech supports our current and returning veterans with re-integration services, and by connecting them to the national technology ecosystem. ViT is committed to bringing together a tech-specific network, resources, and programs for our veterans interested in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Employment – the 3E’s!
Xconomy is dedicated to providing business and technology leaders with timely, insightful, close-to-the-scene information about the local personalities, companies, and technological trends that best exemplify today’s high-tech economy.