Find the Best Startup Events of November on the #GreenhornTV Monthly Countdown!

With BREW officially done and Halloween over, we move into November. Fear not, the startup scene never ends! There’s over 100 networking events and office hours this month. We count down the top 10 can’t miss events of the month! Rest up and get out there Boston!



10: Future Forward Executive Retreat

Description: Future Forward, an annual invitation-only gathering of the most influential people shaping the New England tech scene. We're holding this year's program in a spacious new venue (the Wellesley College Club), creating a program that will be more interactive, useful and thought-provoking than ever.

Location: Wellesley College Club - 727 Washington Street - Wellesley, MA 02482

When: Thursday, Nov. 4th, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


9: IGNITE 2010: The 8th Annual Entrepreneurship Conference at Harvard Business School

Description: Spend a day with today's most accomplished entrepreneurs as they discuss their experiences launching new ventures and building innovative businesses.

  • Learn from founders of Au Bon Pain & Panera, Blue Leaf Swipely, Going, FastIgnite, Skyhook Wireless and more!

When: Saturday, Nov. 6th, 8:00am to 4:15pm

Where: Harvard Business School 60 Harvard Way Boston, MA 02163

Cost: Students $25; General Admission $40 Or win them from us!


8: Mobile Monday - City of Boston Launch Party

Description: Boston is a city of mobile savvy citizens and fast growing mobile companies. Join us for our first networking mixer with the City of Boston to celebrate the launch of Citizens Connect 2.0, the mobile app which connects the people of Boston with city government.

  • Mayor Thomas M. Menino will be our guest speaker. This will be a networking event for meeting people in the Boston mobile industry.

Location: Ned Devine's - 1 Faneuil Hall Market Pl - Boston, MA 02109

When: Monday, Nov. 8th, 6:00pm to 9:00pm


7. Startup Schwag @ Venture Cafe

Description: We need to have more #StartupPride in Boston, so let’s have some fun doing it.

  • Bring 5 shirts from your company to the Venture Cafe.
  • Swap those shirts with other startupers.
  • Wear your sweet new shirts during Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 15-19th
  • Keep an eye out for others in Startup Schwag to make new connections all over the city!
  • Can't make it? Swap your #StartupPride and still do step 3..

Location: The Venture Cafe at the Cambridge Innovation Center, One Broadway, 4th floor
Cambridge, MA 02142

When: Thursday, November 11th, 6:00pm to 8:00pm


6. Punchbowl Mixer

Description: A special celebration for the Boston web community. Come mix with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, social media marketers, and others who make Boston and the surrounding areas a great place to build a web company. There will be free drinks, special giveaways and other exciting surprises...

Location: 1 Boylston Place (The Alley) Boston MA 02115

When: Thursday, Nov. 11th, 6:30pm to 9:30pm


5. DartBoston's Family Dinner

Description: For our upcoming Family Dinner, I'm excited to share that Dharmesh Shah, Jon Pierce, Roy Rodenstein, Andrew Parker, Karl Buttner, Matt Lauzon, and David Cancel will be joining us!

Lansdowne Pub will be providing a free dinner buffet and first beer! .

Location: The Landsdowne Pub 9 Lansdowne St Boston, MA 02215

When: Friday, Nov. 12th, 7:00pm to 9:00pm


4. Mobile Boston Startup Weekend

Description: Startup Weekend recruits a highly motivated group of developers, business managers, startup enthusiasts, marketing gurus, graphic artists and more to a 54 hour event that builds communities, companies and projects.

  • For it’s 4th Boston edition, there’s a mobile theme complete with Android, iPhone and Windows 7 staff on hand to help.

Location: Micorosft NERD - 1 Memorial Dr - Cambridge, MA 02142

When: Friday thru Sunday, Nov. 12-14th

  • Use Discount Code: “GreenhornTV” & save 20%!


3. Cloud Innovation Showcase: Boston

Description: CloudInno is a joint collaboration between General Catalyst PartnersFastIgnite and Yottaa in an effort to bring together Cloud Computing innovators and customers. Our goal is to help nurture an ecosystem of innovation within the Cloud Computing community - why people are adopting the cloud, what is happening now and what will be happening next.

Location: The Charles Hotel 1 Bennet Street Cambridge, MA

When: Wednesday, Nov. 10th, 2:00pm to 7:30pm


2. Usability with Steve Krug

Description: The author of “Don’t Make Me Think” and “Rocket Surgery Made Easy” is coming to Boston to share his extensive usability knowledge.

Location: Microsoft N.E.R.D. Center - One Memorial Drive - Cambridge, MA 02 142

When: Wednesday, Nov 17th, 6:30pm to 9:00pm


1. Venture Cafe alpha in session w/ NEVCA Office Hours

Description: Entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, developers, and other members of the Boston startup community drop in to chat about what they’re working on.

  • VCs: In-Q-Tel, Ascent, NorthBridge, Bain Capital
  • Plus: IDTechup, BWP, MIT Entrepreneurship Review, Schwag Swap and Do Gooder Drinks

Location: Cambridge Innovation Center, One Broadway, 4th floor, Cambridge, MA

When: Every Thursday from 3:00pm to 8:00pm


Questions? Contact us at Jason [at] GreenhornConnect [dot] com or @GreenhornBoston