Uncubed Partners with NYC Digital for a Two Day Tech Festival to Empower NYC Startups

There will be pingpong.

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The Uncubed tech talent fair is back, but this time it’s taken on some major partners and expanded into a two-day, tech celeb-studded event plus awesome party.

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As we told you back in April, NYC Uncubed is an initiative that seeks to buck traditional recruitment tactics in favor of innovative new ways for startups to recruit talent. Now, Uncubed has partnered with NYC Digital to host a tech festival on November 1st and 2nd November 12th and 13th* at the Altman Building in Manhattan.

The first day, called Scout, will be “for startups looking for talent and talented people looking for startups.” Aside from having over 60 recruitment booths, there will also be classes and workshops, talks and stories by tech experts and a paper napkin pitch session. Also, because this is Startupland, there will be a ping pong tournament and a latte art battle.

The second day, Scale, will be for “startups looking to grow and brands looking to learn and collaborate.” It’s jam-packed with storytelling and talks from a slew of NYC tech luminaries like Scott Heiferman, Ricky Van Veen, Gary Vaynerchuck, Neil Blumanthal, Rachel Hoat and Jessica Lawrence.

The official afterparty will be DJ’d by Nancy Whang of LCD Soundsystem and Chris Keating of Yeasayer because of course.

Tickets for day one are $20 and for day two are $50. Sign up quickly for an earlybird discount, since next week they’ll go up in price.

*Dates have been changed due to Hurricane Sandy.

Uncubed Partners with NYC Digital for a Two Day Tech Festival to Empower NYC Startups