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Startup Founder Talk: Michael Troiano of G20 Ventures on Early-Stage Funding
21+. Startup founders can purchase tickets at half-price on Eventbrite: Join Boston New Technology at First Republic Bank on March 5th to: • Hear an educational and inspiring talk with accomplished entrepreneur and venture storyteller, Michael Troiano ( on Funding for Early-Stage Startups. • Ask your questions about early-stage funding. • Network with Boston-area startup founders over dinner and drinks. • Hear networking tips from expert Tom Maloney • Hear startup founders give 20-second introductions to the audience, to plug their startup and ask attendees for any support they need. All attending founders will have a chance. Discussion Topics: More details to be posted soon! About Michael Troiano: Michael Troiano ( is a venture capitalist who brings nearly 25 years of executive leadership and marketing experience to bear for entrepreneurs. He most recently served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Actifio, a global enterprise data-as-a-service provider he helped turn from an obscure virtualization technology into a venture capital "unicorn" valued at over $1.2 Billion. As CMO from 2012 to 2017, Mike helped grow revenue over 80% per year, creating the Copy Data Virtualization category while expanding the business into blue chip accounts across 37 countries. He spent his early career at top worldwide ad agencies including McCann-Erickson and FCB, and was named the founding CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Interactive in 1995. He later served as the president of NASDAQ-listed systems integrator Primix, and as General Manager of mobile content pioneer m-Qube from inception through one of the largest Boston-based venture capital exits of 2006. Mike is a graduate of Cornell and the Harvard Business School, a TechStars mentor, a Board Member of the New England Venture Capital Association, and a strategic advisor to Actifio. He is ranked in the top 1% of the most influential people on Twitter and among the most popular writers on venture capital and entrepreneurship on Medium, and hosts the popular Boston startup community podcast How Hard Can It Be? ( Please click here to share/tweet this event. ( To save on tickets and enjoy exclusive benefits, purchase a BNT VIP Membership. Learn more: Brought to you by: First Republic Bank ( - It’s a privilege to serve you. First Republic Bank is the bank for entrepreneurs. We offer world class tailored banking solutions without the high balance requirements that other private banking institutions usually require. ( G20 Ventures ( - Early traction capital for East Coast enterprise tech startups, backed by the power and expertise of 20 ​of the Northeast's most accomplished ​entrepreneurs. ( Climbing The Success Ladder ( helps you with Goal Setting. Positivity. NLP Coaching. Change. Getting Unstuck. Boston New Technology Co-organizer and Startup Adviser, Tom Maloney, trains entrepreneurs to be successful! Learn more: ( Join Tom Maloney's free Networking Workshop on February 22nd here (! Cape Ann Development Partners ( - Enterprise-class software, app and web development for startups! We offer the best value for early-stage companies who are not ready to hire full-time technical staff or need to quickly augment their existing IT staff. Visit ( / Contact Ned Lomigora at info "at" or call 781-267-9763. Coalition Boston ( – Coworking community. Our relaxing and professional community is a top-notch mix of small businesses, entrepreneurs, startups, and small branches. Join now for great deals on private office and coworking memberships at their new Chinatown location! Coalition seeks incubators, accelerators, and investment firms looking for a new home. Visit ( or email: Boston "at" Agenda: 6:00 to 7:00 - Networking over dinner, including beer, wine and more 7:00 to 7:05 - Announcements 7:05 to 7:45 - Founder Talk on Early-Stage Startup Funding with Michael Troiano 7:45 to 8:00 - Networking Tips and 20-second Founder Introductions, led by Tom Maloney 8:00 to 9:00 - More Networking Directions & Parking: First Republic Bank is 2 blocks from the MBTA Red line South Station ( at 160 Federal St, Boston (at intersection with High St - map here ( Come to the 8th floor. Parking: There are parking meters along Atlantic Ave and other area streets, but we recommend parking at the Garage at Post Office Square ( - only $9 after 4 pm. Upon Arrival: Find our check-in table in the lobby and present your valid photo identification to pick up your name tag and access card. 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Boston New Technology is a technology and startup community of 16,000+ members, whose mission is to help local startups succeed!

BNT is a forum for entrepreneurs, developers and technology enthusiasts to present and discover new technology products, form partnerships, share ideas and get inspiration to start new ventures. We facilitate and promote networking, education, community-building, opportunity sharing and collaboration among innovators (founders, designers & developers), investors (angels & VC's) and supporters of all kinds (business developers, marketers, consultants, freelancers and others) from all around New England and beyond!

BNT helps early-stage startups and sponsoring companies get significant publicity and support from the community through our live events, marketing channels and partners. We help our startups engage the community to get buzz, feedback and traction for their products and services, find co-founders, employees, partners and other support they need, and provide them with free, exclusive opportunities and services from our network.

In BNT's 6-year history, we have produced and hosted/co-hosted 100+ free events, including 81+ monthly startup showcases, with over 500 startups presenting! (see "Past Meetups" ( At showcases, 7 startups present to 150-200 members, giving a brief overview of their technology product, demonstrating it live, and answering questions from attendees. The presentations are preceded by an hour of networking and followed by another half hour of networking.

Consider presenting at Boston New Technology to get publicity and traction for your company's products, services, job openings and/or events, with our 16k members! Qualifying startups can present for free, but we ask established companies to please sponsor BNT, to help us support local startups.

Technology Startups from New England
Startups, Founders, Hackers, Nonprofits and other early-stage organizations are welcome to apply to demonstrate their new technology product live at one of our monthly showcase events. Presenting in this fashion is free of charge for New England-based companies with a technology product launched publicly for less than one year, or a product up to 3 years old, having less than $1M in funding and less than $1M total revenue generated. Companies that meet this criteria are given priority for presenting, but those with higher funding or revenue will be given opportunities whenever possible. Generally, the founders and/or creators should present and conduct the live demonstration (more than one team member can participate). Please apply by reviewing and filling out our Presenter Signup Form ( and review our Guide for Presenters here (

Established or Non-New-England Companies
If your company does not qualify as an early-stage startup (as above), please support Boston New Technology's efforts to help local startups succeed! Engage our membership of 16,000+ Boston-area startup founders/employees, developers and IT professionals, community & business leaders and others interested in technology. BNT will provide you with extensive publicity for your company's products, services, job openings and/or events!

Established companies who sponsor BNT can speak at or present their technology at one of our startup showcases, or they can hire BNT to produce and promote a custom event for them. BNT members are most attracted to events that offer networking and education around technology-related and/or startup-related topics. Our newsletters and announcements go out to 16k members and we draw 200-400 RSVP's for our events (see Past Meetups ( All sponsor funds are used to support local startups / entrepreneurship, and to run free and not-for-profit events.

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