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.
Bumping into models everywhere? Not getting any sleep? Friends dressing up like Lady Gaga? Yup, it’s Fashion Week! Sep 03 is ModaBox Runway Show (feat. Frank Debourge & Lanz Pierce). Sep 05 is Carrie Hammer’s Runway Show. Sep 05 is Startup Weekend Fashion Battle, 3 Free Passes ($75 value)!
Sep 06 is ManufactureNY Bash (2 Free VIP Passes). Sep 10 Nolcha Fashion Week (indie designer runway shows), 3 Free VIP Passes to Fashion Lounge & I’m co-hosting closing party @ Empire Rooftop. Y’all should come, yo! :)
Don’t Miss! ==> Sep 12 NYC Startup Job Fair. Sep 17 Lerer Ventures’ TalentHack w/ Birchbox, BuzzFeed, Warby Parker & others. Sep 27 StrategyHack (accelerate startup growth, apply by Sep 06), 5 Free Passes!
Sep 19 Women, Inspiration, Enterprise WIE Symposium w/ Juliet Baubigny (Kleiner Perkins), Jane Hudis (President, Estee Lauder), Zosia Mamet (Actress, HBO Girls), Richelle Parham (CMO, eBay). 2 Free Passes ($300 value)!
Sep 20 DroidCon (world’s biggest Android Conf), 3 Free Passes ($595 value)! Oct 03 Focus100 Conf w/ Kyle Kimball (President, NYCEDC), Brian Cohen (NY Angels), Rachel Haot (Chief Digital Officer NY), 5 Free Passes ($300 value)!
Oct 18 & Nov 08 ROADMAP to Entrepreneurship (20% off w/ “garysguide20”) Early & Growth Stages w/ Andrew Weinreich (MeetMoi), 4 Free Passes ($499 val)! Nov 04 Web Summit (Secret, Tinder, Waze), 2 Free Passes ($2200 val)!
Free Passes! (browse) ==> Sep 03 Steve Forbes Talks Money. Sep 04 Intro to Pricing. Sep 04 Women Who Brunch Party. Sep 08 Chat w/ Jeff Pulver (Zula, Vonage, Twitter). Sep 09 Urban Transportation (CitiBike, Lyft, Via).
Mo’ Free Passes! (browse) ==> Sep 11 Global Innovator AdTech & E-Commerce (Greycroft, Firstmark). Sep 12 Raising Capital ($100 value) w/ Arie (DreamIt). Sep 12 Make millions w/ James Altucher (founder, investor, author). Sep 13 SmallBizDev Hackathon ($20k prizes). Sep 16 Rubicon VC+Startups (Red Sea Ventures, BoldStart, MESA+). Sep 17 Enterprise Tech.
Mo’ Free Passes! (browse) ==> Sep 19 NYC Media Lab Summit. Sep 20 Google AdWords Bootcamp ($400 value). Oct 07 Startup Grind w/ Brian O’ Kelley (CEO, AppNexus). Oct 09 Design & Mfg Summit ($160 value).
Upcoming ==> Sep 03 Fullstack Academy Hiring Day. Sep 17 Game Dev Hacker (win an Oculus VR). Sep 30 CukeUp! Conference Behavior Driven Development (BDD) for devs & testers. Oct 01 NewCo, visit Foursquare, Tumblr, Yahoo & more! Oct 01 #TalentHackers (startups re-inventing recruiting).
Classes ==> Sep 02 iOS+Swift Part-Time Bootcamp @ TurnToTech, Sep 02 Biz Dev & Partnerships @ GA, Sep 03 Science Of Sales @ GA, Sep 04 Outsourcing Software Development @ GA. Sep 08 – Dec 09 Ruby on Rails Bootcamp @ TurnToTech (12 week course, Monthly batch, Curriculum based on building real products for companies, Pay only after you get job if qualified)!
Deadlines ==> Sep 03 NYCEDC Next Top Makers. Sep 05 Vote for friends’ SXSW Panels (got a panel? email me). Sep 08 DELL EduTech Innovation Day. Sep 08 GA Free Trip to Silicon Valley. Sep 09 West Elm $25k Small Biz Grant (artists, designers). Sep 09 AT&T Connected Intersections. Sep 21 TED Fellow.
Mo’ deadlines! ==> Sep 15 NYC Venture Fellows (nominate). Oct 14 YCombinator (Winter 2015). GA Oppty Fund (vets, women, minorities). Tech Talent Draft. Thiel Fellowship ($100k). World’s 1st Decelerator in Bali!
Dream, Girl Documentary (kickstarter ends Sep 04).
And now lets see whats going down in the Alley this week…
Transatlantic Entrepreneur Conference 2014
Investing, innovating & collaborating in global hubs and exploring opportunities for NYC & Berlin in 2015. 60% off w/ code “TEP2014”.
Tuesday (Sep 02), 9 a.m. @ OfficeLinks, 460 Park Ave S, 12th Fl
iOS Using Swift Part Time Bootcamp
Classes are Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 to 9:30pm from Sep 02 – Oct 17.
Tuesday (Sep 02), 6:30 p.m. @ TurnToTech, 184 5th Ave
Inaugural Product Hunt NYC Meetup
Demos, AMA with Erik from ProductHunt, top hunts talk about their experience & more.
Tuesday (Sep 02), 6:30 p.m. @ AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl
Business Development And Building Partnerships In Tech
With Shouvik Paul (VP of Business Development, MAZ)
Tuesday (Sep 02), 8 p.m. @ General Assembly East, 902 Broadway, 4th Fl
Fullstack Academy Hiring Day
Come by Fullstack Academy campus to meet our talented group of developers & see some amazing projects.
Wednesday (Sep 03), 6 p.m. @ Fullstack Academy of Code, 160 Pearl St
[Fashion Week] ModaBox Fall 2014 Runway Show
ModaBox’s first ever runway show at the beautifully rebuilt South Street Seaport.
Wednesday (Sep 03), 6 p.m. @ South Street Seaport, 193 Front St
Steve Forbes Talks MONEY!
With Steve Forbes (Chairman & Editor-in-Chief @ Forbes Media). Limited book signing + meet & greet tix. Promo code “gary” for $5 off.
Wednesday (Sep 03), 7 p.m. @ AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl
Re/Code – Code/Media Series: New York
With Joe Ripp (Chairman/CEO, Time Inc), John Skipper (President, ESPN), Jill Abramson & others.
Thursday (Sep 04), 9 a.m. @ Steelcase HQ, 4 Columbus Circle
NYC International Day
Opening remarks by Eric Adams (Brooklyn Borough President). Discuss opportunities for rapid international expansion.
Thursday (Sep 04), 6 p.m. @ Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn
Women Who Brunch – 1 Year Anniversary Party
Featured speaker is Christina Vuleta (Founder, 40:20 Vision). There’ll be a Mimosa Bar, Sweet/Savory Brunch Bar, Networking & Music!
Thursday (Sep 04), 6:30 p.m. @ Wix Lounge, 235 W 23rd St, 8th Fl
dd:COLLECTIVE – Role of Internet of Things Wearables & Shareables
With Alex Lirtsman (Co-founder, Ready Set Rocket), Nick Panama (Co-founder, Cantora), Jun Shimada (Founder, ThinkEco), Forest Young (Creative Director, Interbrand), Jason Fell (Managing Editor, Entrepreneur.com), Robert Genovese (VP Mktg, Kenneth Cole) & Richard Talens (Co-founder, Fitocracy).
Thursday (Sep 04), 6:30 p.m. @ Interbrand, 130 5th Ave
Bio Hackers NYC – Rejuvenation Biotechnology: Ending Aging With Damage Repair
With Aubrey de Grey (Chief Science Officer & Co-founder @ SENS Research), Nina Tandon (Co-founder/CEO @ EpiBone and Author of Super Cells: Building with Biology) and Andrew Hessel (Autodesk Bio/Nano Programmable Matter Group).
Thursday (Sep 04), 7 p.m. @ Blueprint Health, 483 Broadway, 2nd fl
Startup Weekend – Global Fashion Battle
Taking place during Fashion Week. Focus on building ideas in Fashion & Retail. With Elle, Fashion Tech Lab, Decoded Fashion & others.
Friday (Sep 05), 6:30 p.m. @ LIM College, 216 E 45th St
NYC Hackathon for Google Glass
Tackling issues such as Home Automation, Health & Fitness, Social, Enterprise & more.
Saturday (Sep 06), 9 a.m. @ WeWork Park South, 401 Park Ave S
[Fashion Week] ManufactureNY 2nd Anniversary Bash
Party w/ Made In NYC designers, manufacturers, city officials, fashion lovers & others. Enjoy cocktails, canapes & dancing!
Saturday (Sep 06), 7 p.m. @ RePopRoom, 527 W 29 St, 3rd Fl
More events on the horizon…
Ruby On Rails Bootcamp (12 weeks) on Sep 08 @ TurnToTech
Fireside Chat with Jeff Pulver on Sep 08 @ Skadden Arps
Be Social Change Happy Hour w/ Catchafire on Sep 08 @ Lunasa Bar
DMW Week NYC – Games, Music & Video on Sep 08 @ Museum of Jewish Heritage
The Next Era of Urban Transportation on Sep 09 @ Dev BootCamp
NY Tech Meetup on Sep 09 @ NYU Skirball Center For The Performing Arts
Nolcha Fashion Week – Fashion Lounge & Media Preview on Sep 10 @ Empire Hotel Rooftop
Nolcha Fashion Week – Official Closing Party on Sep 10 @ Empire Hotel Rooftop
IoT & Cybersecurity – Is your IoT safe from hackers? on Sep 10 @ OfficeLinks HUB
VentureOutNY – The French (Tech) Showcase on Sep 10 @ Toshi’s Living Room
4th Annual Women in Wireless Event on Sep 10 @ xAd Global HQ
Global Innovator Demo Night – AdTech & E-Commerce on Sep 11 @ Dentons
Raising Startup Capital on Sep 12 @ General Assembly East
NYC Startup Job Fair on Sep 12 @ IAC HQ
How To Make Millions Without Selling Out w/ James Altucher on Sep 12 @ AlleyNYC
NYC SmallBizDev Hackathon on Sep 13 @ CapitalOne 360 Cafe
MedTech 2014 on Sep 15 @ Albany Marriott
VC Panel & Startups – Hosted by Rubicon VC on Sep 16 @ Goodwin Procter
NYC Talent Hack on Sep 17 @ OrderGroove Outside Terrace
GameDevHacker NYC Pitch Event on Sep 17 @ Microsoft HQ
NY Enterprise Technology Meetup on Sep 17 @ Cooley
Data Salon #6 – IBM Watson & Data-driven Marketing in Age of Cognitive Computing on Sep 18 @ Weber Shandwick
NYC Media Lab Annual Summit on Sep 19 @ The New School
Women, Inspiration & Enterprise (WIE) Symposium 2014 on Sep 19 @ Times Center @ NY Times
DroidCon NYC on Sep 20 @ Metropolitan Pavilion
AdWords Bootcamp – Get Certified By Google on Sep 20 @ General Assembly East
Empiricist League #12 – Creativity on Sep 23 @ Union Hall
StrategyHack on Sep 27 @ StackExchange HQ
CukeUp! NYC 2014 – All about BDD on Sep 30 @ DUMBO Loft
NewCo New York 2014 on Oct 01 @ Venues
#TalentHackers NYC on Oct 01 @ WeWork NoMad
Focus100 – The Most Diverse Tech Conference on the Planet on Oct 03 @ CUNY Graduate Center
Startup Grind NYC w/ Brian O Kelley (AppNexus) on Oct 07 @ Pivotal Labs
Design for Manufacturing Summit #7 on Oct 09 @ Dumbo Spot
Per Scholas Ping! 2014 on Oct 16 @ SPiN
[ROADMAP to Entrepreneurship] – Early-stage Course on Oct 18 @ Venue
ERA Hackathon Fall 2014 on Oct 18 @ Microsoft HQ
Series A Venture Conference on Oct 21 @ The Players Club
FunnyBizz Conference – Where Business Meets Humor to Craft Better Content on Oct 30 @ Galapagos Art Space
[ROADMAP to Entrepreneurship] – Growth-stage Course on Nov 08 @ Venue
Until next week. Stay
thirsty social, my friends! ;)