Complete Side Event Lineup at TC Preliminary Stage 2024


Super Founders and Funders at AI Panel and Mixer, including venture-backed founders and VCs

hosted by: Supermomos and HBS AI Club
Time: April 22, 6 pm to 8 pm
Description: In honor of TechCrunch Week, join us for an intimate evening at the Founders & Funders in AI panel and mixer featuring venture-backed founders and VCs! We will include venture-backed founders and VCs on the panel. There will also be time for networking and socializing along with drinks and food at home. This program is organized for a select group of founders, VCs and operators building full-time in the AI ​​ML field, and HBS AI Club students.


Built World Startup Happy Hour

hosted by: Suffolk Technologies and TriNet
Time: April 23, 430 PM to 630 PM
Description: Calling all innovators shaping the built environment! Find the next step in your entrepreneurial journey with Suffolk Technologies + TriNet at our exclusive Rooftop Happy Hour! Learn more about Suffolk Technologies' BOOST accelerator program and TriNet's HR solutions for startups. Network amid breathtaking views of the Boston skyline, including Suffolk-crafted iconic landmarks like Raffles, One Dalton, and the BU Data Science Center. Enjoy refreshing beverages, appetizers and ignite connections that could redefine the future of the built environment.

Founding History Tour w/SVB!

hosted by: Silicon Valley Bank
Time: April 24, 1 pm to 3 pm
Description: Join SVB on an interactive and non-traditional deep dive into Boston's (and America's) rich history; Based on innovation, patience, flexibility and free will. Hosted by SVB Boston's Startup Banking Director (who is also a Revolutionary War re-enactor), the tour will begin with a cup'a chaudah at one of the country's oldest restaurants and continue to most of the city's historic sites; End up at the only place in the world where you can drink Sam Adams while watching Sam Adams. So enjoy our historic city before TechCrunch seed stage and join fellow founders following in the footsteps of our country's early founders.

early stage round table

hosted by: 9point8 Collective and Auric
Time: April 24, 4 pm to 630 pm
Description: Join 9point8 Collective and Orrick for a roundtable focused on accelerating your early-stage startup. Attendees will hear from serial entrepreneurs and investors on various aspects of startup success including go-to-market, cap table management, growth and scaling, and exit management. The roundtable will be accompanied by audience quizzes and group participation with the main panel.

Startup Launchcode Founder Workshop

hosted by: startup launchcode
Time: April 24, 5 pm to 630 pm
Description: The Startup LaunchCode Founder Workshop is an interactive session designed to equip early-stage founders with the strategies, tools, and framework to build a great startup.


Founder Happy Hour with Voucher, RemoFirst and SVB

hosted by: Voucher, RemoFirst, and SVB
Time: April 24, 6 pm to 9 pm
Description: If you're in town for TechCrunch Early Stage or looking for a place to connect with others in the startup space, join us for Happy Hour hosted by Voucher, RemoFirst and SVB at Black Lamb – just 10 minutes from the conference Walking distance to the centre! RSVP today to secure your spot at this exclusive networking event. See you soon 🥂

Productivity Innovation – Disrupt your chaotic startup life with networking receptions

hosted by: Siloclick LLC
Time: April 24, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Description: Join Cyloclick for a private networking reception on Wednesday, April 24. This event is not just a warm-up for the TechCrunch Early-Stage Conference, but a transformational opportunity to navigate your startup journey more effectively. Enjoy food, beverages, and engaging conversation within your startup founder community. We welcome startup founders seeking innovative solutions to maintain well-being while achieving the optimal point of productivity for those critical momentum moments during your startup journey. Investors interested in the future of work and productivity, and industry peers aiming to increase both productivity and well-being in the workplace, are also warmly invited!

Startup Happy Hour with Onshape

hosted by: OnShape (PTC Inc.)
Time: April 24, 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Description: Join us the week of TechCrunch Early Stage 2024 at PTC's headquarters for an exciting happy hour for founders! Immerse yourself in Boston's dynamic startup community and connect with local hardware experts and innovative product designers. The event is organized for professionals looking to expand their networks as well as venture firms and accelerator spaces looking for collaboration opportunities. Join us for an evening dedicated to insightful conversations, new ideas, and fostering a creative community.

Accessibility Tech and Innovation

hosted by: Verizon
Time: April 25, 5 pm to 7 pm
Description: At Verizon, we are striving to advance our world through diversity, equity and inclusion. At our Boston Innovation Lab on April 25, we are inviting and would like to hear from those who are interested in emerging technologies that can help our mission. We will have Heads of Accessibility and a number of startups presenting their ideas and would love to hear your ideas. Together, we can do more – we can unlock opportunities for all!


Women's Tech Meetup: Fundraising and growth powered by Techstars

hosted by: Women in Tech – Global Movement
April 25, 5:30 pm to 8 pm
Description: Join our Women in Tech Meetup – an incredible gathering of women in technology, female founders, entrepreneurs, community builders, and other professionals! Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks, engaging conversation, networking and a beautiful venue. Additionally, we will host a panel discussion on fundraising, venture capital, and the challenges founders face in the journey of building successful companies, as well as strategies to overcome them.

Early Stage Deep Tech Happy Hour

hosted by: elicorp
Time: April 25, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Description: Join AliCorp, Anzu Partners, Argon VC, Aurelia Foundry, Converge Ventures, Cybernetics Ventures, First Star Ventures, Glasswing Ventures, Hyperplane Ventures, and Skyriver Ventures after TechCrunch Early Stage for an engaging time with deep tech founders, operators, and investors. For. Special thanks to JP Morgan. The party starts at 5:30 pm on April 25, immediately after TechCrunch Early Stage 2024. This event is 21+.

Is it safe?

hosted by: Corporation
Time: April 26, 10 am to 1130 am
Description: Vaults are the most popular early stage financing instrument today. They are very easy to use, so they seem to be a no-brainer for founders. But… are they as founder-friendly as you think? Grab a cup of coffee, relax, and let's talk about some of the lesser-known dangers of safes that often become apparent to installers only when it's too late.

Get ready for due diligence from angel groups and seed investors

hosted by: Launchpad Venture Group
Time: April 26, 1 pm to 3 pm
Description: This is an intensive workshop for founders to learn when raising money from angel groups and other seed investors:

– What is involved in hard work?
– Areas of due diligence and what investors look for in each case
– How to prepare and what documents and artifacts you need to have ready in each area


women in business

hosted by: Table and at Northeastern University
Time: April 26, 6 pm to 9 pm
Description: Get ready for an extraordinary evening at Northeastern University with our “Women in Business” networking event, a cornerstone of our partnership with This is not just an event; It is a celebration of women entrepreneurship, designed to inspire, connect and energize.