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Resources For Boston-Area Entrepreneurs - November 16, 2020

SXSW Pitch returns on March 17-18, 2021 to showcase some of the global startup ecosystem's most exciting, innovative and cutting-edge technology! The event provides an outlet for companies to present the latest ideas in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics & Voice, Enterprise & Smart Data, Entertainment, Gaming & Content, Future of Work, Health, Wearables & Wellbeing, Innovative World Technologies, Smart Cities, Transportation & Logistics, Social & Culture to a panel of industry experts, early adopters, and representatives from the Venture Capitalist / Angel community. Applications are being accepted through January 8th, 2021. More information here.

Massachusetts Export Expo: Join us for the Export Expo on January 14-15 — the state’s largest and most important export event of the year that brings together resources, training and information for the local exporting community! More information here.

Eligible Massachusetts businesses of any size may apply for training grants through the Workforce Training Fund’s Express Program. The Express Program offers cash grants to businesses to cover up to 50% of the cost of training employees, up to $3,000 per employee per course. Additional limitations apply. More information here.

BBB Serving E. MA, ME, RI & VT is proud to launch Main St. Matters, a program that will offer emergency grants (does not need to be paid back) in the form of a $1,000 grant award for small businesses (1-20 employees) who have been financially impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. These businesses must be located in Braintree, Holbrook, Quincy, Randolph, or Stoughton, MA. More information here.

The Mohawk Trail Entrepreneur Challenge seeks entrepreneurs who wish to build regional businesses that will create jobs in the Mohawk Trail region. Examples of qualifying businesses include woodland-related tourism, woodcraft, and woodland-derived natural products. Any entrepreneur seeking to establish and grow a sustainable, woodland-related business should apply. To participate, the entrepreneurs or their businesses must be located in a Mohawk Trail Woodland Partnership (MTWP) member town. More information here.