About StartHub

Your guide to the startup community, events & jobs in Boston

Greater Boston’s guide to the startup community

StartHub.org is a comprehensive, centralized online platform designed to connect, support, and grow Greater Boston’s world-class technology and early-stage community. Developed in a public-private partnership between the City of Boston, Venture Café, Gust, and a wide number of partners from Boston's startup community, StartHub will serve as Greater Boston's homepage for the startup ecosystem.

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Mayor of Boston

Martin J. Walsh, a lifelong advocate for working people and a proud product of the City of Boston, envisions a thriving, healthy, and innovative Boston—a city with equality and opportunity for all, where a revolutionary history inspires creative solutions to the world’s hardest challenges.

Venture Cafe

The Venture Café Foundation's believes that every person with an idea should feel empowered to become a successful entrepreneur, no matter their background, origin, or education. The Venture Café's mission is to connect the innovation community, expand the definition of innovation, and build a more inclusive innovation economy.


Gust is the world’s largest online platform and community for entrepreneurs and early-stage investors. The platform makes it easy for early-stage investors and entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate, and manage all aspects of their investment relationship, from initial pitch to successful exit. Gust is endorsed by the world's leading business angel and venture capital associations, including the ACA and EBAN, and powers over 550 investment organizations in 190+ countries.

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Breather lets you unlock peaceful, practical and beautifully designed private spaces where you can work, meet and relax. With a network of over 95 spaces in New York, San Francisco, Boston, Montreal and Ottawa, Breather lets you unlock a space of your own, on-the-go and on-demand. Users can book rooms for 30 minutes, a few hours or an entire day.

City of Cambridge

Mayor David Maher is a lifelong resident of Cambridge and has been serving in elected office since 1991 when he was elected to the Cambridge School Committee. After eight years of service on the School Committee, Maher was elected to the Cambridge City Council in 1999 where he has served since.

City of Somerville

First elected in 2003, Mayor Joseph Curtatone is now serving his 6th term. As Mayor, he has implemented reforms and new programs that have earned Somerville many distinctions including “the best-run city in Massachusetts" by Boston Globe Magazine, "100 Best Communities for Youth" by America's Promise Alliance, and the 2009 "All America City" award.


CourseHorse is the destination for learners. Founded in 2011, we make it easy for people to discover & enroll in trusted local classes, bootcamps and certification programs. CourseHorse centralizes more than 75,000 classes from 1,400+ educators, including the country's leading colleges, universities, museums, non-profits and technical training centers. A Forbes Most Promising Company in America.


Eventbrite is the world’s largest self-service ticketing platform. Since 2006, Eventbrite has been bringing communities and people together through live experiences and event discovery. From the registration to the door, Eventbrite’s powerful technology platform gives people the tools they need to sell out events of all sizes.

General Assembly

General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design at 14 campuses across four continents. General Assembly offers classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals, to data science, to product management and digital marketing.

Greenhorn Connect

Greenhorn Connect helps build connections within the Boston entrepreneur ecosystem through increased awareness of opportunities. Its web portal connects Boston startups and enthusiasts with regional events, jobs and resources. The Greenhorn team is passionate about the Boston startup scene and is committed to helping build a more vibrant and integrated startup ecosystem.


Meetup is the world's largest network of local groups. Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. More than 9,000 groups get together in local communities each day, each one with the goal of improving themselves or their communities.

New England Venture Capital Association

The NEVCA works to make Massachusetts the best place in the world to start new companies: building relationships among founders and investors; amplifying the voice of Massachusetts’ entrepreneurial community; connecting top students with startups; and advocating for innovation-friendly public policy. With 700+ venture capital professionals from 80+ firms, its members collectively manage more than $50 billion in capital.


Opentopic's content marketing platform makes it easy for brands and businesses to quickly discover, curate, and publish engaging content online. Partnered with IBM Watson, Opentopic’s Cognitive Content Marketing solution provides content recommendations based on startup audience profiles.

Pivot Desk

PivotDesk is an office-sharing marketplace connecting companies with extra office space with startups and small businesses. PivotDesk enables businesses to grow fluidly within the static real estate infrastructure by connecting companies with excess space to companies that need it. Flexible agreements eliminate the risk of a long-term lease, allowing entrepreneurs to offset costs so they can focus on what's most important—growing their business.

Startup Institute

Startup Institute is a career accelerator that combines hard skills with cultural acumen to drastically increase the impact of startup employees. Started in Boston in 2012, Startup Institute now runs programs in Web Development, Product and Design, Technical Marketing, or Sales and Account Management in 5 cities globally.

The Capital Network

The Capital Network is a non-profit dedicated to helping early-stage entrepreneurs in Boston. TCN brings together the area’s largest active community of investors and startup experts to provide members with hands-on education and mentoring as members navigate the fundraising and seed stage funding process.

The Muse

The Muse is the trusted career site for Millennials today, helping millions of job seekers answer the question, "What do I want to do with my life (and how do I get there)?". The Muse hosts expert advice, online skill building classes, job opportunities, and behind-the-scenes video profiles of what it's actually like to work at companies.


Launched in 2009, VentureFizz is a community site for the Boston tech community with a lens into the thriving Boston tech market. Find jobs, BIZZ pages, blogs, deals and the networking calendar.


Thrilled for @gcvp portfolio founders Austin (Datto) & John (Stripe) on stage talking #startups #VC #under30summit