Intel Ignite is Intel’s award-winning deep tech, growth program for elite early stage founders (Seed, Series A). The 12-week growth program is hybrid and includes working with world-class mentors. The program is highly customized around each founder and focuses on elevating the founder’s storytelling, product market fit and connecting with top strategic partners. The Fall Cohort begins September 28 and will finish on December 14. Intel Ignite is non-dilutive (no equity). Companies are VC referred. Applications are due August 17. More information here.

Go Build 2023 with Saint-Gobain is accelerating the commercialization of technologies to decarbonize the built environment, from conception to breaking ground, retrofitting, demolition, and recycling. Greentown Labs and Saint-Gobain are looking for startups at TRL 3 and above with innovations that extend product life cycles, develop alternative raw materials, revalorize waste, or act as other enabling technologies. Applications are due by August 31. More information here.

The HarborOne Small Business Pitch Contest recognizes the important contributions of small business owners and entrepreneurs in our community. The winner will receive $10,000 to a small business looking to accelerate their product or service. Application deadline is August 31. More information here.

Tufts University and Nestlé Health Science are accepting applications for Innovate Forward: The Longevity Challenge. The partners are looking for startups developing solutions to improve health and wellness for an aging population. Applications are due September 1. More information here.

Startup Boston Week is back for its seventh annual conference on September 11-15. They will be connecting founders, startup employees, mentors, advisors, investors, students and startup curious folks – in short, everyone who plays a role in helping to both start and scale a company. Don’t miss out on five FREE days of content. They are creating 80+ sessions that will help you start your company, grow your department and kickoff your startup career. More information here.

MassTLC’s Boston TechJam September 13th: THE preeminent innovation festival that showcases companies’ brands, products, and culture and offers an amazing opportunity to meet potential partners, customers, and investors. Celebrate our tech economy with some of the hottest companies in the region – such as DraftKings, Shell TechWorks, Nasuni, 1upHealth! More information here.

The Barry M. Portnoy Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards honors immigrant entrepreneurs in four categories: business growth, neighborhood business, technology business and life science business. All nominees are featured in Awards promotion and will be honored at the Benefit on November 8. To qualify, nominees must be a foreign-born founder of a business headquartered in Massachusetts 2019 or earlier. Self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations are due September 18. More information here.

MassTLC’s The Business Impact of Security – September 22nd: Hear the real use cases directly from operators and learn how to integrate and embed security to optimize your bottom line. This conference is for C-Level Executives and their direct reports who oversee IT Operations, Finance & Administration, and Development. More information here.

Women In Tech Boston on October 2-3 will; explore the most essential technologies in today’s rapidly changing world and show the new revolutionary concepts that are radically changing our future in The New Frontier. Celebrate the power of diversity with 1000+ leading women in tech and diversity champions, from global leaders to disruptive startups, to shine a spotlight on the technology, people, and businesses that are driving change. More information here.

Accelerate Your Impact: Massachusetts Small Business Coaching Program: Boston Impact Initiative (BII) and Lawyers for Civil Rights (LCR) have partnered to offer entrepreneurs and small business owners coaching and resources to build sustainable and socially impactful businesses. More information here.

FinTech Sandbox is a nonprofit which enables financial technology entrepreneurs to build robust products by providing access to critical data, development tools and a curated network of customers, entirely for free. FinTech Sandbox is open to all startups innovating in financial services that can use financial data products we offer for product development and testing. The spirit of the program is to offer data to start-ups that could not otherwise afford it. More information here.

Venture Lane is piloting a new virtual membership called Venture Lane Connect. The membership will enable B2B startup founders based in Boston to tap into Venture Lane’s curated network, weekly programming focused on go-to-market strategy, $400K in perks like AWS and Microsoft Azure and other resources for early-stage growth. Interested B2B startup founders and their teams can sign up for the private beta here.

Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. As one of the largest pre-seed investors in the world, they funded over 3,200 companies that have gone on to have a market cap of $79B+. Each company receives up to $120,000 in funding, and access to the worldwide network of investors, hands-on mentorship, and over $4M of perks. Applications are open year-round and will be considered on a rolling basis. Your application will be valid for 12 months from the date of application. More information here.

Through its 2030 Fund, MassCEC invests at the earliest stages of company development across the climatetech landscape. With a focus on tough tech and underserved sectors, MassCEC investments aim to advance clean technology, fill funding gaps, create green jobs, and leverage private capital throughout the Commonwealth. More information here.

P&G Ventures is an early stage startup studio within Procter & Gamble that partners with entrepreneurs to accelerate billion dollar ideas that improve consumers’ lives. Focus areas include nontoxic home and garden, women’s health, anti-aging, daily wellness, and cleaning/sanitizing. More information here.

IFundWomen Boston is a crowdfunding ecosystem designed to help the women-led startups, small businesses, nonprofits, side hustles, and passion projects of Boston raise funds to launch and grow. Join iFundWomen if you are a Boston-area women-led startup to fundraise for your business and get your ideas launched. More information here.

Whole Foods Local Producer Loan Program (LPLP): Whole Foods Market is committed to supporting local suppliers. In addition to featuring local products in stores, they created the Local Producer Loan Program (LPLP) to provide fixed, low interest loans to farmers, food artisans, and emerging entrepreneurs in local communities. They are proud to support small producers through the LPLP program to help expand their businesses and deepen our commitment to local. More information here.

The Biz-M-Power crowdfunding matching grant program offers small businesses in Massachusetts financial assistance with their acquisition, expansion, improvement or lease of a facility, purchase or capital lease of equipment, or with meeting other capital needs for the business. Eligible applicants will be empowered to advance their business with an innovative approach to obtaining capital. Through crowdfunding campaigns, these businesses connect with their local residents and stakeholders to advance projects that support economic success and transformation for their business and in their communities. This program is funded by the Commonwealth’s Operating Budget appropriated $7,500,000 for this program. More information here.