Business & Tech

What’s up this week in career-enhancing, networking and learning

Monday, Nov. 13

The artistic instinct: This event will look at how arts techniques can help with observations and decision-making skills necessary for leadership roles. 6:30 to 8 p.m., Harvard Innovation Labs, 125 Western Ave., Allston. Free.

Build your own website: Attend a workshop on how to launch your business onlin, with the help of website-building tool, Wix. 6 to 7:30 p.m., District Hall, 75 Northern Ave., Boston. Free.

What do employees really want?: Attend a talk on the importance of company culture. Hear from human resource leaders on what they’re doing to make sure employees are happy at work. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., General Assembly, 125 Summer St., Boston. Free.


Networking: Attend a professional networking session with Asian entrepreneurs and professionals. There will be complimentary appetizers. 6 to 9 p.m., Warehouse Bar & Grille, 40 Broad St., Boston. Tickets range from $8 to $10.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

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Gain traction: Startups are invited to a conference on business growth and strategies with attorneys, investors, and other entrepreneurs. Panels and networking opportunities. Noon to 7 p.m., Hatch Fenway, 401 Park Drive, Boston. $50 general admission.

Cleantech showcase: Attend a demo of seven tech products, as well as a networking session with the Boston and Cambridge startup community. 6 to 9 p.m., Draper’s Sembler Office, 555 Technology Square, Cambridge. $12 general admission.

Wednesday, Nov. 15

WeGather at WeWork: Stop by a panel for an overview of the startup and VC community in Boston. Learn from key players, such as Dorm Room Fund and Rough Draft Ventures, about what they’re looking for when choosing companies to invest in. 6 to 8 p.m., WeWork, 31 St. James Ave., Boston. Free.

Calling all web developers: Job candidates are invited to attend a web developer recruitment event. Recruiters and hiring managers will be in attendance. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., General Assembly, 125 Summer St., Boston. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 16


Tech gets casual: Attend a networking party and meet member of the local tech community. Drinks will be served. 7 to 10 p.m., District Hall, 75 Northern Ave., Boston. Free.

The Boston startup challenge: Hear 10 startups from various industries, such as edtech, digital health, and cyber security, pitch their ideas to a panel of venture capitalists. Network with entrepreneurs and investors. 6 to 9 p.m., Google Boston HQ, 355 Main St., Cambridge. Free.

Inside their minds: Meet local design experts and hear their stories during a fireside chat. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., General Assembly, 125 Summer St., Boston. Free.

Saturday, Nov. 18

Computer science basics: Attend a workshop on the basics of coding and web design. 10 a.m. to noon. Boston Public Library, Copley Square, 700 Boylston St., Boston. Free.

Sunday, Nov. 19

How to pitch a pitch: Small business owners are invited to attend a press relations workshop. Attendees will learn how to better brand themselves and create a unified message. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hire Partnership, 262 Washington St., Boston. $59 for general admission.

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