March 31st – April 2nd: Spend your weekend making an impact on #cbus and building something incredible at GiveBackHack 2017. Can’t make the weekend? Come out on Sunday night and be inspired by the next social enterprises in Columbus pitch for resources to move forward.

April 5th: Ohio Health Information Technology Day 2017 brings Ohio organizations and state officials together to bring the issue of healthcare information technology to the forefront of political discussion. Join your fellow healthcare IT entrepreneurs at the Statehouse for this full day event.

April 12th: Startup grind Columbus hosts Bill Balderaz: serial entrepreneur, investor, and adviser.

April 13th: Rev1 Ventures is hosting its third annual Innovation Hop! Don’t miss the opportunity to meet the high-growth tech companies that are putting Ohio on the map.

April 17th: Learn from healthcare innovators who took the journey from turning academic research into a successful business at Ohio State’s  Interprofessional Innovation Symposium.

April 27th: Ohio’s first faith-based accelerator is back for its third annual demo day. Don’t miss Ocean Accelerator’s Class III Demo Day in Cincinnati.

April 27th: i.c.stars|*COLUMBUS is hosting its first annual Technology Inclusion Summit, bringing together C-level executives, IT professionals, recruiters, i.c.stars interns, and corporate partners. The theme of this year’s summit is “Moving from Diversity to Inclusion in a Technology Community.”

Save the Date:  

May 8 – 12: Columbus Startup Week is back this year and bigger than ever. Mark your calendars for this free five-day celebration of entrepreneurship, education and innovation that begins May 8 and ends May 12 with a wrap party at the Ohio Statehouse.

May 10-11: The times they are a-changin. Join the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and your peers from across the nation at the annual NVCA meeting for two days of industry education, data and research, public policy discussions and advocacy on Capitol Hill.

August 15: JumpStart’s Startup Scaleup is back for its third installment this summer to bring together entrepreneurs, small businesses and the organizations that support them for a full day of education and networking in Cleveland. Registration details coming soon.