This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com.
Also 2 amazing FREE events @ ORRICK … July 15 Founder’s Guide w/ Joy Marcus (Bloglovin), Amanda Hesser (Food52) and July 17 Internet of Things w/ Matt Turck (FirstMark Capital), Patrick Ugeux (Clear Channel).
July 14 Fred Wilson talk on Bitcoin for charity fundraising. All proceeds go to CSNYC Foundation for Computer Science (led by my friend Evan Korth), providing access to Comp Sci education to kids in public schools.
Coming up ==> Jul 09 DevCon5 Mobile Apps, 2 Free Passes ($595 each)! July 17 Social Retail Summit, 50% off w/ GarysGuide, 4 Free Passes ($160 each)! July 17 NYCEDC & Parsons Fashion Career Week (LVMH, Ralph Lauren, Bonobos). July 18 H.O.P.E. X (Hackers On Planet Earth), THE creative hacker event! July 23 Fashion 2.0 Annual Startup Showcase (apply), 5 Free Passes!
Mo’ coming up ==> Jul 08 Startup Grind w/ Reshma Saujani (Girls Who Code), 5 Free Passes. Jul 09 Fullstack Academy Hiring Day. Jul 09 Good, Bad, Ugly of VC w/ Vast VC, 5 Free Passes. Jul 15 Hacking Music Industry w/ Grammy nominee Ryan Leslie (3 Free Passes). Jul 22 NYTECH Summer Party (2 Free Passes). July 31 Decoded Fashion Intimates & Innovation Cocktails, Q&A, Tech, 5 Free Passes. Aug 07 500 Startups WMD, 2 Free Passes ($295 each)!
iOS+Swift Deep Dive @ TurnToTech (Jul 14 – Sep 10, Mon & Wed, evenings).
Deadlines ==> Jun 30 Verizon Powerful Answers Award. Generate ideas & solns for world’s biggest issues. $1 million / winner / category. Go apply, yo! :)
Mo’ deadlines ==> Jun 30 Robin Hood Prize ($5 mil) to help students graduate. Jul 07 3 Day Startup NYC. Aug 01 UKTI GREAT Tech Awards (5 nights in London, meet-n-greets, free space). Sep 09 AT&T Connected Intersections (fix traffic safety). Oppty Fund (vets, minorities, women). Work-Bench (apply).
And now lets see whats going down in the Alley this week…
StartUp Fashion Presents – Designer Discussions
With Denise Lee (Founder, Alala), Charles Harbison (Founder, HARBISON) and Matt Scanlan (Co-Founder, Naadam Cashmere).
Monday (Jun 30), 6:30 p.m. @ RePopRoom, 527 W 29th St, 3rd Fl
Beautiful vibes, fresh smoothies, epic morning beats by LA-based Moderna, fun surprises & more!
Tuesday (Jul 01), 6 a.m. @ To Be Disclosed
12 Week iOS (and Swift) Training Bootcamp
With Apple’s new language SWIFT, you can write iOS apps in a language that is as elegant and easy for developers.
Tuesday (Jul 01), 10:30 a.m. @ TurnToTech, 184 5th Ave, 4th Fl
Big Data Connect
Pitches by NumberFire, Parrable, Accern and Foretuit. Judges include Murat Aktihanoglu (Founder, ER Accelerator), Richie Hecker (InSparq) and Leigh Drogen (Founder, Estimize).
Tuesday (Jul 01), 5:30 p.m. @ Loeb & Loeb, 345 Park Ave
How to Stay in Love with Programming
With Camille Fournier (Head of Engg @ RentTheRunway)
Tuesday (Jul 01), 6:30 p.m. @ South Street Seaport, Fulton St and Front St
Free Workshop on iOS using Swift
For folks looking to advance their knowledge of Swift and iOS development
Tuesday (Jul 01), 6:30 p.m. @ TurnToTech, 184 5th Ave, 4th Fl
NY Tech Meetup
You know the drill. 5 minute cutting-edge tech demos. 850 fellow NY Tech startuppers. 1 amazing event!
Tuesday (Jul 01), 7 p.m. @ NYU Skirball Center For Performing Arts, 566 Laguardia Place
Course Report & LaunchLM – Coding School Alumni Panel
Hear from alumni @ TurnToTech, Flatiron School, Dev Bootcamp, FullStack Academy, Startup Institute, General Assembly, NY Code & Design Academy and Metis.
Wednesday (Jul 02), 6:30 p.m. @ Hive at 55, 55 Broad St, 13th Fl
Healthcare Business Models – Opportunities & Challenges
With Michelle Zimmerman (Chief Innovation Officer @ Alphacare and formerly @ Aetna). Presentations by Epion, CityMD, Truveris and SarahCare.
Wednesday (Jul 02), 7 p.m. @ Smart Design, 601 W 26th St
4th of July Takeover Party
Come hang w/ NYC Tech’s Finest, AlleyNYC, GarysGuide and special celebrity guests!
Wednesday (Jul 02), 7:30 p.m. @ The DL Rooftop Lounge, 95 Delancey St
The Product Group July Event
With Andy Kennedy (Founder & Product Person @ Vintage)
Thursday (Jul 03), 7 p.m. @ MTV Networks / Viacom, 1515 Broadway, Room 44-02
[Data Science Academy] – Python Beginner: Introduction to Data Analysis
With John Downs (Software Engineer in Test @ Yodle)
Saturday (Jul 05), 1 p.m. @ AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl
More events on the horizon…
Inaugural NYU ITP Make Education Camp on Jul 07 @ NYU ITP
The Design Gym Book Club – July Edition on Jul 07 @ Grind
#Rethink Coding with Reshma Saujani of Girls Who Code on Jul 08 @ Grind
Collab/Space New York on Jul 08 @ Ford Foundation
Startup Grind NYC w/ Reshma Saujani (Founder, Girls Who Code) on Jul 08 @ Venue
Fireside chat with Jeff Raider on Jul 08 @ Beespace
What Is A Private Conversation? Cocktails + Panel Discussion w/ Leading Thinkers on Jul 08 @ SubCulture
Smart Girls Group Presents – Smart Girls Conference 2014 on Jul 09 @ Fordham University Lincoln Ctr Campus
DevCon5 HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference on Jul 09 @ Kimmel Center @ NYU
[The Phat Startup] – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of the VC World on Jul 09 @ 49 Grove
Fullstack Academy Hiring Day on Jul 09 @ Fullstack Academy
AlleyNYCs Happy Hour Showcase powered by SquadUP on Jul 09 @ AlleyNYC
Amazon AWS Summit on Jul 10 @ Javits Convention Center
Amusemi Startup Drinks on Jul 10 @ Venue (East Village)
PandoMonthly – Fireside Chat with Bijan Sabet (General Partner @ Spark Capital) on Jul 10 @ Projective Space
Pitch Night on Jul 10 @ TurnToTech
A Fred Talk For Good on Jul 14 @ Eisner & Lubin Auditorium @ NYU
iOS Using Swift – Part Time Bootcamp on Jul 14 @ TurnToTech
The Founder’s Guide #2 on Jul 15 @ Orrick @ The CBS Building
R/GA Accelerator Open House on Jul 15 @ R/GA Accelerator
[The Phat Startup] – Hacking The Music Industry on Jul 15 @ AlleyNYC
NYU-SCPS Initiative for Creativity and Innovation in Cities on Jul 16 @ NYU Kimmel Center for University Life
Social Retail Summit #7 on Jul 17 @ Dumbo Spot
The Internet of Things on Jul 17 @ Orrick @ The CBS Building
NYC Tech Picnic – Mid Summer on Jul 20 @ Pier 64, Chelsea Piers
UNPLUG: NYTECH Heads To The Derby – Annual Summer Party on Jul 22 @ The Derby
Fashion 2.0 – The 6th Annual Startup Showcase on Jul 23 @ Scandinavia House
CommonBond Annual Summer Gala on Jul 24 @ Midtown Loft & Terrace
Startup Weekend NYC – Social Impact on Jul 25 @ WeWork
Decoded Fashion – Underthings III, Intimates & Innovation on Jul 31 @ WeWork
Disruptive Technologists in NYC – Internet of Things on Aug 25 @ ATT AdWorks Lab
Until next week. Stay
thirsty social, my friends! ;)