Goooood Morning, Silicon Alley! Gary Sharma’s Picks for the Week of Monday, July 18

This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), Founder of GarysGuide and Mentor at ER Accelerator.

It’s a brand new week and guess who’s got you covered on all the awesome upcoming events & parties goodness? This guy! Here’s whats unfolding around town…

Incubator Showcase
Can’t figure out where to locate your hot new start-up? Find out about all the sexy coworking & incubator spaces in the city at this NY Tech Council event with Bruce Niswander (NYU Poly), Daria Siegel (Hive @ 55), Natalia Arguello (NYDesigns), Matt Shampine (WeWork Labs) and Charles Kemper (ER Accelerator).
Monday, 6 p.m. @ PricewaterhouseCoopers, 300 Madison Ave.

Hoboken Tech Meetup
Cross the hudson river into that exotic land called jersey and check out demos of up and coming tech companies. Eric Hippeau (former HuffPo CEO and current Partner at early stage firm Lerer Ventures) is the featured speaker.
Monday, 7 p.m. @ Stevens Institute of Technology, Babbio Center

Tech Comedy Ball
What do you get when you mix comedy, networking, dancing and geeks? Why, the Tech Comedy Ball of course! Presented by StartupLife and LaughFiend, hosted by Emmy award-winning birthday boy Louie Torrellas and featuring DJs Mysto & Pizzi. All for a good cause benefiting Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research.
Monday, 8 p.m. @ Lavo, 39 E. 58th St

NY Tech Intern Meetup
It’s summertime and that means interns are taking over the city. Network with peers and maybe even find a future co-founder. Thrive Capital’s Chris Paik will be speaking.
Tuesday, 7 p.m. @ Dogpatch Labs, 36 E 12th St, 2nd Fl.

TechDrinks XXII
New Work City mayor and coworking guru Tony Bacigalupo is back with a special edition of TechDrinks that will be on a boat. Hell yeah!
Tuesday, 6 p.m. @ Manhattan Sailing Club Floating Clubhouse, 385 South End Ave.

The NY Venture Summit
Looking for opportunities to corner… err… chat up VCs and pitch them on your crazy new start-up ideas? The Annual NY Venture Summit is just the ticket. While I can’t guarantee you’ll nail a termsheet, you’ll have a blast rubbing shoulders with Steve Brotman (GSAVP), Ryan Ziegler (Edison Ventures), David Wells (Kleiner Perkins) and others.
Wednesday, 9 a.m. @ Digital Sandbox, 55 Broad St, 4th Fl.

Just Say No to SQL
If writing database queries is more your scene, then go learn about this trendy new NoSQL thing with Dwight Merriman (CEO, 10Gen), Harry Heymann (Foursquare) and others.
Wednesday, 6 p.m. @ The Standard Hotel, 848 Washington St, Highline Room

Demo Day
Five start-ups, five cool new apps at this month’s Location Based Apps meetup. The event is already sold out but they do have a waitlist so sign up and maybe you’ll get lucky.
Wednesday, 6.30 p.m. @ AOL Ventures, 770 Broadway

Fashion 2.0 Soiree + Book Launch Party
Celebrating Fashion 2.0’s 3 year anniversary and the launch party for host Yuli Ziv’s new book “Blogging Your Way to The Front Row” at the sexy Sky Room in Times Square.
Wednesday, 7 p.m. @ The Sky Room, 330 W 40th St

More on the horizon …
NYC Gaming Meetup @ General Assembly on July 25 Dance Party @ New Work City on July 28
Lean Startup Machine @ The Hive on July 29

Until next week. As the most interesting man in the world might say – Stay social, my friends!


Goooood Morning, Silicon Alley! Gary Sharma’s Picks for the Week of Monday, July 18