ANNUAL SPONSORS

Converge is a women-led venture capital firm founded by Maia Heymann and Nilanjana Bhowmik. Converge is a familiar name for those in the Boston startup community with investments in sectors ranging from Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain to Data Analytics and Vertical SAAS.

The company invests in young startups focused on business-to-business technologies at the Series A stage, with plans to continue supporting them for the long term. It’s vision is to forge long-term partnerships with businesses that help in solving hard problems.

 

Foley Hoag LLP is a law firm headquartered in Boston, with additional offices in New York City, Paris, and Washington, D.C.. The firm represents public and private clients in a wide range of disputes and transactions worldwide.

The law firm offers services which respond to the needs of its clients, in the context of their business, designed to provide solutions to the problems in question.

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is a state economic development agency dedicated to accelerating the growth of the clean energy sector across the Commonwealth to spur job creation, deliver statewide environmental benefits and to secure long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts.

MassCEC works to increase the adoption of clean energy while driving down costs and delivering financial, environmental, and economic development benefits to energy users and utility customers across the state.

Morse Barnes-Brown Pendleton (MBBP) is a law firm reputed for combining the best practices of traditional law firms with a commitment to fresh ideas and an inventive approach to administration.

The firm has a proud tradition of excellence and innovation, by offering it’s clients responsive and reliable service, sound and insightful business advice, and reasonable fees. They provide highly experienced counsel in the areas of Corporate; Intellectual Property; Employment; Taxation and Litigation.

Greenberg Traurig (GT) is an award-winning international law firm with over 2000 attorneys in 39 offices spread across the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

GT has fosters a culture of entrepreneurship and collaboration, by positioning its attorneys to provide best-in-class experience for its clients.Greenberg Traurig represents emerging tech clients in a myriad of industries such as information technology, biotechnology, digital media, nanotechnology, telecom/mobile/wireless, video gaming, medical devices, defense and homeland security amongst others.

 

For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard on building it’s legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, the firm now has more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally.

Northern Trust serves the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

Innospark Ventures is a Boston-based VC investing in founders and ideas that leverage advanced AI to create a differential, disruptive impact for the economy and society.

The firm believes in investing in the next generation of AI, which promotes traceability, abstract architecture and cognitive methodologies. It values sustainable and scalable AI-led technology. Innospark Ventures brings with them deep expertise in computational methods and decades of experience in successfully applying them in startups.

Managed Staffing, Inc. is an award-winning managed service provider that aims to provide optimal workforce solutions to its clients and candidates.

The firm is known for not only providing full service diversity, but also in teaming up with its clients to give real-time market analysis and feedback that helps in building a business strategy that supports: project planning, contingent workforce outlook and budget forecasting, reducing onboard time, and decreasing costs.

 

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