Getting off the Ground: Finding your Tech co-founder & building an Amazing Team!

Getting off the Ground:  How I got my startup off the ground and recruited an amazing team.

Going from idea to successful startup is not something that happens over night.  It takes more than just an idea - it takes a team, execution and a little bit of luck!

Join Suits to Silicon Alley on July 24th at 7pm as we delve into how some of NYC's most exciting Startups grew their idea into a startup and their startup into a successful multi-million dollar company.   The panel will feature an indepth discussion on what these entrepreneurs did to get their company off the ground; from recuiting the correct tech talent to getting accepted into the best incubator in the country.  The panelists each have an amazing story to tell, one we can all learn from as we seek to build something insanely great

Drinks will be served.

Panelists:

Randy Jimenez:

Randy is the CTO of Single Platform and a business-minded Senior Technical Leader specializing in scaling all aspects of start-up technology and start-up technology teams.  Randy has been a key member on two of the biggest acquisitions in the Startup Community over the past 3 years years, Buy With Me in 2011 and Constant Contant's acquisition of Single Platform for $100 Million in 2012.

 

Olga Vidisheva:

Olga is the founder and CEO of Shoptiques, the fashion and ecommerce startup that brings boutique shopping online.  Olga developed the concept while doing her MBA at Harvard Business School.  Shortly after graduation in 2011, Olga was accepted to participate in the prestigious YCombinator accelerator in Palo Alto, California.

Rameet Chawla:

Rameet Chawla is the founder of Fueled, an award winning design and development company based in New York and London, and the founder of the Fueled Collective, a co-working space comprised of over 25 startups in downtown Manhattan. Combining a decade of experience architecting web and mobile applications with his innate sense of style, Chawla has created apps for a wide-range of industry clients from high-end fashion brands to successful tech startups. Chawla is passionate about building and being involved in disruptive technology ventures

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  • Stephen C.

    I found comments by Olga Vidisheva, founder of Shoptiques, particularly interesting since I’m consulting for an iPad app developer in the fashion/ecommerce space and looking to do more (marketing strategy and user acquisition costs).

    It was especially useful to learn how she got 18,000 unique expressions of interest shortly after launch at minimal cost. Thanks to Justin for setting up the event and to all the panelists for sharing their thoughts.

    July 25, 2013

  • Thomas S.

    Hey everyone. I'm that geek your looking for. I am a self taught ruby on rails programmer who has built a continuing education application for dentists. It includes a custom ecommerce platform, content management system with a quiz taking functionality. I am looking to help you build your MVP and get your idea off the ground. Email me [masked].

    July 24, 2013

  • RA

    New c2b and b2b Marketplace platform. Searching for co-founders and technical partners

    1 · July 24, 2013

  • Mary Lou F.

    I need a tech co-founder and a team. This meetup is perfect!

    July 24, 2013

  • Dave

    Attorney by training

    July 22, 2013

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