Business & Tech

A look at the weekly business agenda

Monday, Dec. 4

How do I get health insurance if I work for a startup?: Attend an info session on health coverage for startup professionals, freelancers, and other independent workers. 8:30 to 10 a.m., Impact Hub Boston, 50 Milk St., Boston. Free.

Commercializing innovation: Learn how to score a job in innovation, as well as the different paths toward entrepreneurship. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Harvard Medical School, Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall, 25 Shattuck St., Boston. Free.

Google AdWords: Attend a class for marketers looking to launch a campaign with Google AdWords, Google’s paid advertising product. Students will be taught ad interfaces, campaign structures, keywords, and tracking. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., General Assembly Boston, 125 Summer St., Boston. $75.

Tuesday, Dec. 5


What’s hot in cybersecurity: Xconomy is hosting a cyber security forum that will focus on current and future technologies. 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., WGBH, 1 Guest St., Boston. General admission $295. Student admission $40.

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Market insight: Hear from CarGurus, a company that helps shoppers find deals on used and new cars, and, an analytics company for databases and complex systems, on collaboration and tech. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., CarGurus, 2 Canal Park, Cambridge. Free.

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Grow your startup: Attend a panel discussion on startup growth and partnerships. Early stage entrepreneurs are encouraged to come. Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m., WeWork, 745 Atlantic Ave., Boston. Free.

Join the innovation community: Attend a deep dive into the Startup Institute and learn about the organization’s past and present success with growing strong entrepreneurs. 6:30 to 8 p.m., Startup Institute, 50 Milk St., Boston.

Networking lunch: Learn about the Harvard Innovation Lab, which houses more than 150 startups, in a casual networking lunch. There will be a short tour of the lab. Harvard Innovation Labs, 125 Western Ave., Allston. Free.

Thursday, Dec. 7


They’ll join you: Aetna, a health care insurance company, is bringing a free business model workshop to you. Attendees will be connected with marketing, digital marketing, and data analytics opportunities. 5:30 to 9 p.m., Aetna, 93 Worcester St., Wellesley. Free.

Create a more inclusive culture: Attend a talk on creating a work culture that is diverse, inclusive, and safe, featuring Katie Kelly, head of corporate sales at Hubspot, and Vinayak Ranade, chief executive of Drafted. 6 to 8 p.m., WeWork, 625 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge. $15.

Talk data to me: Stop by General Assembly to network with Boston’s data science leaders. Hear stories about their most recent work and get tips on how to break into the industry. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., General Assembly, 125 Summer St., Boston. Free.

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