The Startup Connectors brings together private companies and alums at a high-energy networking fair. Broaden your professional network, meet your future employer, employees, and/or business partners while keeping your fingers on the pulse of the local startup market. The event provides an evening of casual conversations, technical and business discussions while enjoying delicious snacks and beverages and learning from a panel of startup experts.
Benefits to Attendees:
- Job seekers can survey a wide variety of local startup job opportunities
“I was having a tough time at my previous job. I was stressed, overworked, underpaid. I met a company at MITCNC Startup Connector. In 2 months, I was in new job. I've been there almost 6 months now and am so happy.”
- Potential investors, advisors, and service providers get a unique window into the technologies and business plans being considered (and funded)
“Next time MITCNC invites you to a Startup Connector, go with an open mind. I found my dream job there”
Benefits to Companies:
- Access to talented alums to fill open positions
“We’ve participated in two Startup Connector Job Fairs, and feel that this event is a great investment for our team.” –Metromile
- Sounding board for company pitch
- Benefit of fresh thin
- king on business plans, product plans and technology horizons
“Startup Connector is a great event. We not only meet highly qualified candidates but the event is a great way to reconnect with old classmates and make new alumni connections.” - Director of Product, Tigertext
New to this event: Panel discussion – “Startups: hiring and getting hired.” Seasoned entrepreneurs and experts will share their secrets with you on what they are looking for and questions you should ask. Submit your questions ahead of time.
New to this event: Founders Connector: MIT Alums have some of the best company ideas, and the critical technical and business experience entrepreneurs need to be successful. Ever wondered how to form a team with other MIT folks to take on the business world and pursue your dreams? Get involved in the Founders Connector at the Spring 2017 Startup Connector. Learn more about the Founders Connector and Register!
We are on track to sellout our 400 person attendee limit. Dozens of companies ranging from early stage startups to larger pre-IPO are expected to attend and exhibit seeking new team members to help them grow. Last season’s event demonstrated overwhelming success for hiring and business opportunities.
Date and Time
Monday, May 08, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM PT
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05:30 PM - 06:30 PM Founders Connector pitches in the Founders Corner 7
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM Panel discussion at the main stage
07:30 PM - 08:00 PM Founders Connector pitches continue
08:00 PM - 09:15 PM Event concludes
09:15 PM - 09:30 PM
222 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA 94105