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NJ Tech Meetup 44 w/ Vinit Bharara, cofounder Quidsi (diapers.com, soap, wag, +)

Speaker: Vinit Bharara, cofounder, Quidsi (diapers.com, soap.com, wag.com, see full bio below)

Schedule:

6:45 (sharp!) - 7:15: Speed Networking
7:15 - 8:15: Welcome/Startups present
8:15 - 9: Feature Speaker
9+: Closing remarks/head to Trinity (local bar) with food/drink specials ($3 draughts, $5 pizza/wings)

Startups:

• Stantt

• Mommies 247

• Pijon Box


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Stevens students/faculty free: RSVP here

About Vinit: Vinit Bharara is co-founder and was previously chief operating officer of Quidsi. Prior to founding Quidsi, Vinit was the general counsel of The Topps Company. Before that, he was a co-founder, executive vice president and general counsel of the Pit, Inc., which was successfully sold to Topps.

Bharara began his legal career at the Wall Street law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel. He graduated from Columbia Law School, where he was a research assistant to the former dean. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Vinit and his wife live in New York City with their young daughter and son.

About Quidsi: Acquired in 2010 by Amazon for $545M, Quidsi is one of the world’s fastest growing e-commerce companies and parent of Diapers.com (baby care), Soap.com (health, beauty and household essentials), BeautyBar.com (luxury beauty), Wag.com (pet supplies), YoYo.com (toys), Casa.com (housewares and decor), Vine.com (natural and organic goods), AfterSchool.com (kids' sports/activity gear), Bookworm.com (children's books) and Look.com (kids' clothing). The

company’s mission is to make life easier by creating a new type of e-commerce experience, delivering in 1-2 days, and providing incredible customer service.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi all,

    We're students who just graduated from UPenn; we're building a wearable device that tracks if you're getting drowsy and helps you stay alert, and we're now on Kickstarter! It's great for driving or monotonous tasks at work. Check it out at this link and help support us to make Vigo a reality! http://kck.st/Jz1Y75­ Hope to see you all soon at one of the upcoming meetups

    January 16, 2014

  • Charlie F.

    In any case, this is the best forum around. Keep up the good work!

    January 10, 2014

  • Charlie F.

    Aaron is doing a fabulous job attracting high quality speakers. Some, like Josh, are awesome on their own. Others, would probably have a greater impact if interviewed by Aaron.

    2 · January 10, 2014

  • Roman Fichman E.

    Terrific meetup. Aaron should MC his own variety show.

    1 · January 10, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      I absolutely agree. Make it livestreamed and bank on scalability for the game at the end.

      January 10, 2014

  • Aaron P.

    Great startups! Inspiring talk by Vinit. Great to see everyone.

    January 10, 2014

  • Ajay

    Does anyone remember the discount code for phone.com?

    January 10, 2014

  • Ajay

    great meet up - i liked the format and the pitching idea. Should have more time networking too. Hoping to pitch my start up next time.

    1 · January 10, 2014

  • Frank W.

    Great speakers ! Like the gamification as well at the end

    January 10, 2014

  • Mohit M.

    It was good for 1st timer like me would like to attend more of like this

    January 9, 2014

  • Peter Hogan-De P.

    Great presentation of Livecube at #nytm. I look forward to using it at the next Meetup too!

    2 · January 7, 2014

    • Frank W.

      No awesome blue pants tonight though :)

      1 · January 9, 2014

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