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.
Fashion Week ==> Loved Carrie Hammer fashion show last wk w/ friends Heather Marie, Rachel Sklar, Nithya Das, Dina Kaplan & Leah Hunter rocking the runway! 🙂 Sep 10 Nolcha Fashion Week (indie designer runway shows), 3 Free VIP Passes to Fashion Lounge + am hosting closing party @ Empire Rooftop.
In middle of 36th St in Astoria / LIC is awesome QNS Collective, FIRST coworking space in Queens / LIC 🙂 Its run by my friends Argentina Flores & David Sanders. Fri is their Launch Party & next wk they’re hosting QNS Cowork Week (1st coworking week in NYC) w/ FREE coworking, Street Crawl, Whiskey & Drones, Convo w/ Frank The Butcher, Film Screening Starla by Rik Cordero & more. Y’should go, yo! 🙂
Don’t Miss! ==> Sep 12 Startup Job Fair. Sep 17 Lerer Ventures TalentHack. Sep 23 Legal Aspects of IoT. Sep 27 StrategyHack (5 Free Passes). Oct 01 NewCo, visit 4sq, Tumblr, Yahoo! Oct 01 #TalentHackers (re-invent recruiting).
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)!
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 09 Urban Transportation (CitiBike, Lyft, Via, Gett). Sep 10 Info Security Meetup. Sep 11 Global Innovator AdTech & E-Commerce (Greycroft, Firstmark). Sep 12 Raising Startup Capital ($100 value). Sep 12 Make millions w/ James Altucher (founder, investor, author).
Mo’ FREE Passes! (browse) ==> Sep 13 SmallBizDev Hackathon ($20k prizes). Sep 16 Charming Robot Web in Post-PC World. Sep 16 Rubicon VC+Startups (Red Sea Ventures, MESA+). Sep 16 Loyalty & Retention Roundtable ($50 val). Sep 17 GameDevHacker (Top-notch Game Devs pitch. 25% off w/ “Gary25”).
Mo’ FREE Passes! (browse) ==> Sep 16 E-Commerce Idea To Concept. Sep 17 Enterprise Tech. Sep 19 NYC Media Lab Summit. Sep 20 Google AdWords ($400 val). Sep 23 Creativity. Sep 24 Polish Tech Demo Day. Oct 07 Startup Grind w/ Brian Kelley (AppNexus). Oct 09 Design & Mfg Summit ($160 val).
Classes ==> Sep 08 – Dec 09 Ruby on Rails Bootcamp @ TurnToTech (12 wks, Pay only after you get job). Sep 09 Startup Biz Dev @ GA. Sep 10 Digital Mktg @ GA. Sep 10 Best Sales Team @ GA. Sep 15 Blogging Brand @ QNS Collective.
DEADLINES ==> Sep 08 World’s 1st Decelerator (Bali). Sep 08 DELL EduTech Innovation Day. Sep 08 GA Free Silicon Valley Trip. Sep 09 West Elm $25k Small Biz Grant. Sep 09 AT&T Connected Intersections. Sep 12 YC Startup School.
Mo’ deadlines! ==> Sep 15 Venture (Fellows). Sep 15 Small Biz Influencer Awards. Sep 21 TED Fellow. Oct 14 YC Winter Batch. Nov 13 ER Accelerator Winter Batch. GA Oppty Fund. Tech Talent Draft. Thiel Fellowship ($100k).
And now lets see whats going down in the Alley this week…
Fireside Chat with Jeff Pulver
With Jeff Pulver (Founder of Zula & Vonage & Investor in Twitter).
Monday (Sep 08), 6:30 p.m. @ Skadden Arps, 4 Times Square
Hardwired NYC #12
With David Eisenberg (Founder, Floored), Jake Levine (Founder, Electric Objects), Steve Cheney (Founder, Estimote), Scott Miller (Founder, Dragon Innovation) and Bernhard Mehl (Founder, Kisi).
Tuesday (Sep 09), 5:30 p.m. @ Digitas, 355 Park Ave S
Women Who Code – Finding Your Voice & Bringing Ideas to Life
With Liz Bacelar (Founder, Decoded Fashion), Kathryn Minshew (Founder, The Muse), Sara Menker (Founder, Gro Intelligence), Mona Patel (CEO, Motivate Design), Jane Kelly (Data Science Lead, Buzzfeed) & Danielle Weinblatt (Founder, Take The Interview).
Tuesday (Sep 09), 6:30 p.m. @ Condé Nast, 222 Broadway, 17th Fl
The Next Era of Urban Transportation
With Dani Simons (Director, CitiBike), Nic Haggart (Lyft), Daniel Ramot (Founder/CEO, Via), Scott Kolber (CEO, Roadify), Brooke Moreland (Gett) and Dan & Eddie Jabbour (Co-founders, KickMap).
Tuesday (Sep 09), 6:30 p.m. @ Dev BootCamp, 48 Wall St, 15th Fl
NY Tech Meetup
You know the drill. 5 minute cutting-edge tech demos. 850 fellow NY Tech startuppers. 1 amazing event!
Tuesday (Sep 09), 7 p.m. @ NYU Skirball Center For The Performing Arts, 566 Laguardia Place
Startups include Cortexica, LeTote, Kiroco, MyStylePad, Whisp, Empowered & others.
Wednesday (Sep 10), 6 p.m. @ WilmerHale, 250 Greenwich St, 45th Fl
Nolcha Fashion Week – Official Closing Party
DJ Ann Streichman (Munch) + Celebrity Guest DJs
Wednesday (Sep 10), 6 p.m. @ Empire Hotel Rooftop, 44 W 63rd St
SparkNYC Speaker Series
Featured guest is Afghan tech entrepreneur Roya Mahboob (Called the Sheryl Sandberg of Afghanistan and TIME 100 Most Influential People in the world).
Wednesday (Sep 10), 7 p.m. @ Impact Hub, 394 Broadway
Global Innovator Demo Night – AdTech & E-Commerce
Panelists include Ellie Wheeler (Greycroft Partners), Paul Cianciolo (Firstmark Capital) and Andrew Cleland (Comcast Ventures).
Thursday (Sep 11), 5:30 p.m. @ Dentons, 1221 Ave of the Americas
Social Journalism and Engaging News Audiences
With Anika Anand (Chalkbeat), Amanda Michel (The Guardian), Markham Nolan (Vocativ), Zach Seward (Quartz) and Amanda Zamora (ProPublica).
Thursday (Sep 11), 6 p.m. @ CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, 219 W 40th St, 3rd Fl
Product Council NYC – Onboarding
With Elan Miller (Founder, Glimpse), Ori Neidich (Head of Tech, Tough Mudder), Phoebe Espiritu (TechStars NYC HackStars) & Rodney Piercey (Founder, Coalesce).
Thursday (Sep 11), 6:30 p.m. @ Pivotal Labs, 625 6th Ave, 2nd Fl
NYC Startup Job Fair
Connecting top talent job seekers with exciting NYC area startups.
Friday (Sep 12), 12 p.m. @ IAC HQ, 555 W 18th St
How To Make Millions Without Selling Out w/ James Altucher
With James Altucher (entrepreneur, angel investor, bestselling author, and host of James Altucher Show).
Friday (Sep 12), 6 p.m. @ AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl
QNS Collective Launch Party
Hang w/ special guests, friends, influencers & our community. Music, drinks, food & more!
Friday (Sep 12), 7 p.m. @ QNS Collective, 36-27 36th St, 2nd Fl, Astoria / Long Island City
NYC Code Camp #9 Fall 2014
Code Camps are grass roots mini application platform developer conferences.
Saturday (Sep 13), 8 a.m. @ Microsoft HQ, 11 Times Square, 6th Fl
NYC SmallBizDev Hackathon
Create solns for 23 million small biz. $10K grand prize and two $5K runner-up prizes! All attendees receive 6 months free access to GA Front Row.
Saturday (Sep 13), 9 a.m. @ CapitalOne 360 Cafe, 968 3rd Ave
More events on the horizon…
[QNS Cowork Week] Free Coworking (Sep 15-20) on Sep 15 @ QNS Collective
Data Driven NYC #29 on Sep 15 @ Bloomberg LP
[QNS Cowork Week] UI/UX for Startups on Sep 15 @ QNS Collective
Downtown Tech Breakfast on Sep 16 @ To be decided (Lower Manhattan)
VC Panel & Startups – Hosted by Rubicon VC on Sep 16 @ Goodwin Procter
Bringing your E-Commerce Product Idea to Concept on Sep 16 @ General Assembly East
NYC Talent Hack on Sep 17 @ OrderGroove Outside Terrace
Orrick Total Access – eCommerce & Structuring Partnerships on Sep 17 @ WeWork Fulton Center
GameDevHacker NYC Pitch Event on Sep 17 @ Microsoft HQ
WomanCon 2014 on Sep 18 @ CUNY Graduate Center
Content Marketing Summit on Sep 18 @ Metropolitan Pavilion
Data Salon #6 – IBM Watson & Data-driven Marketing in Age of Cognitive Computing on Sep 18 @ Weber Shandwick
[QNS Cowork Week] Drones & Whiskey Party on Sep 18 @ QNS Collective
Women, Inspiration & Enterprise (WIE) Symposium 2014 on Sep 19 @ Times Center @ NY Times
IoT NY Meetup (September) – Legal aspects of IoT on Sep 23 @ Cardozo Law School
StrategyHack on Sep 27 @ StackExchange HQ
CukeUp! NYC 2014 – All about BDD on Sep 30 @ DUMBO Loft
#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
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! 😉