Best Tech Events This Week (Startup Roundtable, Product Group, Village Tech Breakfast)

This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide

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]

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A few weeks ago, I mentioned how the NY Tech Meetup had spawned tech meetups all over the city from Long Island City (Queens) and Dumbo (Brooklyn) to Hoboken (New Jersey) and even as far as Stamford (Connecticut). In a similar vein, there are now tech breakfasts sprouting up everywhere.

It started off with the Dumbo Tech Breakfast (organized by James Dennis and Sean O’Connor). Now there’s one on the Upper West Side, another in the Village (this week on Friday) and, starting next week, a new one on the Upper East Side. Tech breakfasts are a terrific way to connect with other tech peeps in your n’hood in a more casual environment. So go check them out and maybe even start one yourself!

And now let’s see what’s going down in the Alley this week…

Fiestah’s 2nd Happy Hour Networking Event
Bringing together anyone that loves planning events, aspiring and current entrepreneurs, technologists, and startups to have a good time while enjoying some amazing food and drinks from different countries around the world.
Tuesday (July 3), 6 p.m. at Dodompa, 71 Clinton Street

Nodejs meetup: Hands-On Node: Intro to Node and Node Hands-On
Two lightening talks around 20 minutes each, followed by hands-on hacking. If you want to learn, come laptop in-hand. This week, the presentations are Intro to Node and Node Hands-On.
Tuesday (July 3), 7 p.m. at TechStars NYC, 36 Cooper Square

Nightours: Work Hard, Play Harder Late at Night
Meet amazingly creative people, talk startups in NYC, work on your passion projects, show off your skills, and find that little bit of unexpected serendipity we all crave.
Tuesday (July 3), 9 p.m. at New Work City, 412 Broadway, 2nd Floor

Startup Roundtable 14 – Mastering the Kickstarter Game (Panel)
Panelists include Stefan Loble (founder at Bluff Works), Bill May (founder at, Albert Chao (collaborator and industrial designer), TJ Lutz (cofounder of Pwnee Studios) and Mariquel Waingarten (cofounder of HICKIES).
Thursday (July 5), 6 p.m. at Columbia University, Uris Hall, 3022 Broadway, Room 301

The Product Group July 2012
Share, learn and network with fellow product managers.
Thursday (July 5), 7 p.m. at MTV Networks / Viacom, 1515 Broadway, Room 44-02

Village Tech Breakfast
Meet some new people in tech and have some interesting conversations.
Friday (July 6), 8 a.m. at The Smile, 26 Bond Street

HOPE in a BOAT Party
Organized by Alpha One Labs Hackerspace Brooklyn. This will be an awesome event for like-minded hacker spirits to join together in celebration of completed projects for HOPE the week after. All are invited.
Saturday (July 7), 5 p.m. at Whitehorse Taven, 25 Bridge Street

More events on the horizon…
Startup Lunch on July 9 at Sala One Nine
July 2012 NY Tech Meetup on July 10 at NYU Skirball Center For The Performing Arts
Prince Building Tech Talks: Machine Learning with Large Networks of People and Places on July 11 at Foursquare HQ
Ultra Light Startup – Investor Feedback Forum and Pitch Showdown on July 12 at Microsoft Center
Startup Exits: Deal-Making in Social Commerce on July 12 at General Assembly
Women 2.0 Founder Friday on July 13 at Makovsky + Company
Four Founders, Four Ways to A Million on July 16 at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Hack4NY Hackathon on July 20 at The Hatchery
Prowl app launch party! on July 25 at White Rabbit
SMASH Summit with 500 Startups, Fred Wilson, & More on July 26 at Crowne Plaza Hotel
August NY FinTech Startups Meetup feat. Second Market on August 1 at Day Pitney Law Offices

Until next week. Stay thirsty social, my friends! 😉

Best Tech Events This Week (Startup Roundtable, Product Group, Village Tech Breakfast)