Monday, Feb. 5
How to fund a business
Learn about venture capital funding via a Q&A with Jason Kraus, founder of startup consulting firm Prepare 4 VC. Topics include how to bootstrap a company, Angel vs. VC funding, crowdfunding, and debt financing. Submit questions in advance through Twitter using #Prepare4VC. Pizza and drinks provided. Monday, 6 to 8 p.m., The Village Works, 202 Washington St., Brookline. $10. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Tuesday, Feb. 6
Learn about self-driving cars
The MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge is holding a panel and Q&A featuring industry experts on the future of autonomous vehicles. Find out about entrepreneurial opportunities in the future of the auto industry. There will be time for networking and refreshments after the panel. Tuesday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., MIT Stata Center, 32 Vassar St., Kirsch Auditorium, Cambridge. Tickets range from $10 to $30. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Marketing for small businesses
Learn about budgeting and how to target customers from experts in startup marketing, followed by a Q&A and networking. Snacks and drinks served. Tuesday, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Constant Contact, 1601 Trapelo Road, Waltham. Tickets range from $10 to $20. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Content strategy in marketing
Learn the approaches to digital storytelling across channels and how to make advertising interactive instead of intrusive in a class by Lydia Leavitt Cox, vice president and director of creative strategy at Arnold Worldwide. Tuesday, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., General Assembly Boston, 125 Summer St., 13th floor, Boston. $75. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Wednesday, Feb. 7
Health care and human services
JVS CareerSolution invites job seekers to attend a health care and human services job fair with booths from 12 employers. Positions include certified nursing assistant, homemaker, field supervisor, caregiver, and relief counselor. Submit your resume and register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com. Wednesday, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., 75 Federal St., 3rd floor, Boston. Free.
Opioid epidemic and the workplace
Employers and business owners are invited to attend a breakfast forum with the Chambers of Commerce from Rever, Chelsea, and Winthrop. Speakers will provide an overview of the epidemic and explain how to keep businesses and employees safe. Wednesday, 8 to 10:30 a.m., Comfort Inn & Suites Logan International Airport, 85 American Legion Highway, Revere. Free.
Thursday, Feb. 8
FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS
Speak to angel investors
Companies with a female entrepreneur in a senior management position are invited to attend “office hours” held by investment firm Golden Seeds. Private investors will give advice and feedback on business ventures and answer questions about the angel investment process. Thirty-minute time slots will be assigned upon arrival. Thursday, 9 a.m., CARE.com office, 77 4th Ave., Lower Level, Waltham. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Friday, Feb. 9
Boston-area professionals and MBA students are invited to attend the sixth annual impact summit for a day featuring speakers from the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors. Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Boston University Questrom School of Business, 1 Silber Way, Boston. Tickets range from $45 to $60. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.