Best NYC Tech Events This Week: Internet Week, Webutante Ball, Gizmodo Home of the Future and More

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]

This wk is Internet Week w/ Mayor de Blasio’s big speech to NYC tech, he’ll outline universal broadband plan. Tomorrow’s Webutante Ball, 2 Free Passes!

Also this wk ==> Gizmodo Home of Future. Elevator (1st event ever @ 1WTC). ITP Spring Show. Design Week. Zürich Meets NY (until May 23). Parsons Art+Design (until May 24). Coming up: World Science Festival (May 28 – Jun 1).

Jun 05 Marketplace Live w/ Doug Merrill (Founder, ZestFinance & ex-CIO, Google), David Pogue (Founder, YahooTech). Jun 16 Kaltura Video Experience @ Lincoln Ctr w/ Noodle, Netflix & others, 2 Free Passes ($950 each)!

May 19 Webcredible UX Fundamentals, 50% off w/ SpringUX. May 20 Mobile First w/ Ken Chenault (CEO, Amex), Dinesh Moorjani (Founder, Tinder). May 21 VentureOutNY e-Commerce Future of Customer Acquisition (3 Free Passes).

May 22 Geoweb Summit, 2 Free Passes ($160 each!). Jun 12 CMX Summit w/ Scott Belsky (CEO, Behance), Scott Heiferman (CEO, Meetup). Jun 12 Inbox Awesome 68% off w/ Discount Awesome. Jun 12 Business Insider Future of Mktg w/ GE, GroupM & others. 5 Free Passes ($95 each)!

This week ==> May 19 Startups & Stilettos, fashion startup funding (5 Free Passes). May 20 National Corset Day Invite-only Party w/ models & bloggers (5 Free Passes). May 21 Startup Grind w/ Anthony Casalena (Squarespace) 5 Free Passes. May 21 Marketing Cloud Management w/ Evidon. May 22 MusicTech Brands & Partnerships, 3 Free Passes. May 23 Raising Startup Capital w/ Arie Abecassis (DreamIt), 2 Free Passes ($100 each)!

Coming up ==> May 28 Wearable Wednesday (10 Free Passes). May 29 Apps for Video (5 Free Passes). Jun 04 FinTech Startups, Outside US (3 Free Passes). Jun 10 Startup Essentials w/ Joe Meyer (Apple), 3 Free Passes.

3 $50 gift cards to jewelry & watches marketplace TrueFacet. 6 mo FREE Instacart Express for 1 winner. 1 FREE LittleBits Space Kit ($189 value)! 🙂

YCombinator NYC Startup School, apply by May 20. Speak @ TED?, apply by May 29. Verizon Powerful Answers Award, $1 mil / winner!, apply by Jun 30.

Deadlines ==> May 21 Blueprint Health Program. May 23 Pilot Health Tech. May 23 GenTech STEM Entrepreneurship Program. Jun 10 BBVA Open Talent (Intl. Startup Competition). Jun 15 4th Annual UX Awards (15% off w/ GarysGuide). Jun 20 Drone Innovation ($10k). Harlem BioSpace application.

Fintech Startup Bootcamp. SquadUP Fellowship (event organizers & startups). Oppty Fund (vets, minorities, women). Significance Labs Fellowship. Work-Bench Summer membership. Daily News Innovation Lab! ITP Summer Camp.

Congrats!! ==> Josh & Oscar team on $80 mil raise at ~ $1 bil valuation!, Flatiron Health on $130 mil raise & Etsy expanding to DUMBO w/ 340 new jobs!

Classes @ Data Science Academy (beginner) ==> May 31 Data Visualization w/ Tableau, Jun 7 Data Science w/ Python & Jun 8 Data Science w/ R.

Cause Spotlight ==> Goods for Good (economically empowering communities in S Africa to support orphans & children in need), GALA tonight @ IAC.

And now lets see whats going down in the Alley this week…

NYU ITP 2014 Spring Show
2 day exhibition of recent creative interactive projects by ITP students
Monday (May 19), 5 p.m. @ Tisch School of the Arts, 721 Broadway, 4th Fl

Startups & Stilettos – VC Funding For Your Fashion Startup
Fireside Chat w/ Andrew Mitchell (Brand Foundry Ventures)
Monday (May 19), 7 p.m. @ AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

First Annual M1 Mobile-First Summit
With Ken Chenault (CEO, Amex), David Kenny (CEO, Weather Co), Omar Hamoui (Sequoia Capital), Dinesh Moorjani (Co-Founder, Tinder) & others.
Tuesday (May 20), 9 a.m. @ Grand Hyatt, 109 E 42nd St

Data Driven NYC #27
With Renaud Laplanche (Founder, Lending Club), Noah Breslow (CEO, OnDeck), James Gutierrez (Founder, Insikt) and Jeff Stewart & Naveen Agnihotri (CEO & CTO, Lenddo).
Tuesday (May 20), 5:30 p.m. @ Bloomberg LP, 731 Lexington Ave, 7th Fl

National Corset Day – After Party
Hang w/ models, bloggers & CEOs. Free drinks, live entertainment & corseted revelry!
Tuesday (May 20), 6 p.m. @ Sky Room, 330 W 40th St

The 2014 Webutante Ball!
Internet Week’s most famous party! Hang w/ hottest startup stars, media elite, VCs & agency spies. 2 FREE tix in our Deals section!
Tuesday (May 20), 8 p.m. @ Marquee, 289 10th Ave

[Gizmodo Home of the Future] – Sex of the Future: High-Tech Pillow Talk
With Claire Cavanah (Babeland), Erin Ryan (Jezebel), Ken Hawk (Jimmyjane), Dan Stuckey (VICE), Adam Estes (Gizmodo).
Tuesday (May 20), 8 p.m. @ Old School Gym, 268 Mulberry St

Startup Grind NYC w/ Anthony Casalena (Founder, Squarespace)
Featured guest is Anthony Casalena (Founder & CEO, Squarespace)
Wednesday (May 21), 6 p.m. @ Squarespace HQ, 459 Broadway

VentureOutNY Presents – e-Commerce on a Rooftop – Future of Customer Acquisition & Conversion
With consulates from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Caroline McCarthy (TrueX) & Raju Rishi (Sigma Prime Ventures).
Wednesday (May 21), 6 p.m. @ Studio 450, 450 W 31st St

Marketing Cloud Managment (MCM)
Learn about MCM, changing tech & using data effectively w/ Amy King (VP @ Evidon).
Wednesday (May 21), 7 p.m. @ PeekAnalytics, 265 W 37th St, 6th Fl

[Gizmodo Home of the Future] – Closing Party
A night of musical magic featuring DJ Nick Catchdubs
Wednesday (May 21), 7 p.m. @ Old School Gym, 268 Mulberry St

[Zürich Meets NY] – Disney Lunch: Creating The Magic Through Technology
With Andy Hendrickson (CTO, Walt Disney Company) and Markus Gross (Dir. of Disney Research Zurich).
Thursday (May 22), 12 p.m. @ Neuehouse, 110 E 25th St

Geoweb Summit #8
With folks from Augmate, Mapzen, Interface Foundry, Micello, Metaio, Visidraft, Evrythng, Mobiquity & Orchestrate.
Thursday (May 22), 2 p.m. @ Dumbo Spot, 160 Water St, Brooklyn

Elevator World Tour will be 1st event ever at 1 WTC
Elevator pitch competitions in the most impressive elevators around the world 🙂 This will also be the 1st event held @ 1 WTC
Thursday (May 22), 4:30 p.m. @ One World Trade Center, 1 Vesey St

The Value in the Vault
With Jim Chou (CTO, Shutterstock), Marc Frons (CIO, NY Times), Mona Jimenez (Arts Professor, NYU Tisch), Owen Rambow (Co-Chair, New Media Center, IDSE, Columbia Univ.) & Dirk Van Dall (VP, MLB Advanced Media).
Thursday (May 22), 6 p.m. @ Shutterstock @ Empire State Bldg, 350 5th Ave, 20th Fl

HappyGroups Launch Party
Drink, mingle, network & bowl the night away with fellow web & tech peeps in this incredible, once-in-a-lifetime red carpet bash
Thursday (May 22), 7 p.m. @ Lucky Strike Luxe Lounge, 624 W 42nd St

CodeDay New York
Build something awesome in 24 hrs
Saturday (May 24), 12 p.m. @ Flatiron School, 11 Broadway, #260

More events on the horizon…
MakeIt NYC – New Yorks Next Top Makers on May 27 @ eBay HQ
Wearable Wednesday (mHealth) – From An Apple A Day To Metadata Today on May 28 @ XO Group
Long-Range Planning For Successful Sale Of A Company on May 29 @ Anchin
Compelling Apps for Video on May 29 @ Vimeo
Israel-NYC City Hall Breakfast on May 30 @ City Hall
National Day of Civic Hacking NYC on May 31 @ REDI Global Technologies
[World Science Festival] – Science Hack Day: Science and the City on May 31 @ MAGNET NYU School of Engg
[NYC Data Science Academy] – Data Visualization with Tableau, Beginner level, 5 Weeks, in Classroom on May 31 @ AlleyNYC
FinTech Startups – Emerging FinTech Panel: A Look Outside the US on Jun 04 @ Dechert
Data 2.0 Summit 2014 NYC on Jun 05 @ Digital Sandbox
Venture For America Summer Celebration on Jun 05 @ IAC HQ
SEARS Startup & Dev Challenge – $50K in Prizes on Jun 05 @ WeWork Soho West
[NYC Data Science Academy] – Data Science with Python, Beginner level, 5 Weeks, in Classroom on Jun 07 @ AlleyNYC
[NYC Data Science Academy] – Data Science with R, Beginner level, 5 weeks, in classroom on Jun 08 @ AlleyNYC
Startup Essentials w/ Joe Meyer (Apple) on Jun 10 @ WeWork SoHo West
CMX Summit on Jun 12 @ The Altman Building
Business Insider – Ignition Conversations: Future of Marketing on Jun 12 @ NY Public Library

Until next week. Stay thirsty social, my friends! 😉 Best NYC Tech Events This Week: Internet Week, Webutante Ball, Gizmodo Home of the Future and More