• Mike’s Organic | 10 Year Anniversary Party

    Mike’s Organics

    LOCAL FOOD STARTUP EVENT! Come meet 10 years of Mike’s Organic producers, farmers, customers, wholesale clients, and chefs at their freshly designed warehouse! Thinking about starting a food brand or want to connect with industry leaders? FOOD & BEV Incredible chef driven dishes by Chef Geoff Lazlo, inspired by Mike’s favorites over the years…Local Beer, Wine and Vodka Cocktails from Val’s included with each ticket! TIME Festivities begin at 7:30 and last until the beer runs out!

  • Holiday Pitch @ Factory Underground -- Local Food, Hot Startups

    Bring your friends and meet new ones at a great night of networking, local food and a cash prize pitch competition. Our last event at Factory Underground was a ton of fun and we look forward to seeing our friends in the tech and local food startup community. We will have cash awards for the best startup pitches. Agenda: - Drinks and Networking - Pitch Event -- Want to pitch? Contact us - Awards and more Networking - Fairfield County has an outstanding local food scene and our dinner will be provided by members of the Connecticut Food Forum, a collective that supports the growth of local food startups. This is a fundraiser to support SWAG, the Norwalk-based afterschool program run by our Norwalk Now pitch event winner, April Jackson. Please join us for this fun event, produced by Northeast Innovation, Katia Garcon and Salty Red Dog Marketing, LLC Tickets & Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-pitch-factory-underground-local-food-hot-startups-tickets-39528638221?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=esfb&utm-source=fb&utm-term=listing

  • Innovation Roundtable -- the Fun Finale

    Stamford Innovation Center

    Networking and fun, one last time in the coworking space at SIC. Free of charge, bring food and wine to share. If you want to show off your product, we'll set you up at a table.

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  • Norwalk Now – Entrepreneurship and Elevator Pitch Event -- $3000 in Awards

    Registration Link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/norwalk-now-entrepreneurship-and-elevator-pitch-event-more-than-3000-in-awards-tickets-34086511674) On Tuesday, May 30, we will celebrate the startups and would be startups of the Norwalk area with Norwalk Now, an event that will hand out more than $3000 in prizes for the best local companies in the four key pillars of Norwalk's Innovation Places proposal: Food, Making and Light Manufacturing, Digital Media and Marketing, Tech and Non-Tech Startups. If you would like to try your hand at a no-charts, 3 minute pitch on a business in these 4 areas or in a non-profit area, please give your information at the end of the registration process. Event tickets are $10. Evening will will include beer, wine, soda and dinner from Norwalk's amazing Peaches Southern Pub & Juke Joint. Funding for awards comes from, CTNext Innovation Places Planning Grant, NCIC, and Social Venture Partners. Event promotion support by Charlie Brilliance. Agenda: 6-6:45pm -- Networking with food and drink. 6:45pm Short panel discussion on what's going on for entrepreneurs in Norwalk and the region. 7:15- 8:15 -- 8-12 brief pitches from startups in our four categories 8:15 -- Networking while Judges select winners 8:30 -- Winners Announced 8:40-9 Networking 9pm - Event is over About the Norwalk Innovation Places Project: The City of Norwalk is one of seven finalists in the running for an Innovation Places Grant from the State of CT. The proposal was coordinated by Northeast Community Innovation Corp (NCIC) and the City of Norwalk, with help from Norwalk Community College, Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Norwalk Public Library, Greater Norwalk Chamber of Commerce and the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The goal of the Innovation Places Program is to invest in vibrant downtowns so that they build on strengths, encourage young artists, entrepreneurs and business leaders to create companies and put down roots in CT. Registration Link (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/norwalk-now-entrepreneurship-and-elevator-pitch-event-more-than-3000-in-awards-tickets-34086511674)

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  • The Innovation Roundtable

    Stamford Innovation Center

    $10.00

    Same time, same place, same networking, nosh, and drinks. Who we are: · A diverse community of consultants, programmers, entrepreneurs, executives, designers, and professionals who gather together on Tuesday nights for food, drink, and networking. What we do: · We present our ideas, strategies, best practices, and skills for the benefit of all. What we offer: · A chance to present your ideas and skills to a targeted group of fellow professionals. · Networking opportunities which help to expand your business, increase your visibility, and provide you with connections to businesses you may want to know in the future. · A forum for troubleshooting and best practices advice from people in all stages of business and career paths. Host a roundtable: If you have a topic that you'd like to share at Innovation Roundtable, you can find out more information about signing up on our website. (http://www.stamfordicenter.com/events-classes/innovation-roundtable/) Tweet comments and ideas @StamfordiCenter, #InnovationRT If the doors are locked call Alex:[masked]

  • The Innovation Roundtable

    Stamford Innovation Center

    $10.00

    Same time, same place, same networking, nosh, and drinks. Who we are: · A diverse community of consultants, programmers, entrepreneurs, executives, designers, and professionals who gather together on Tuesday nights for food, drink, and networking. What we do: · We present our ideas, strategies, best practices, and skills for the benefit of all. What we offer: · A chance to present your ideas and skills to a targeted group of fellow professionals. · Networking opportunities which help to expand your business, increase your visibility, and provide you with connections to businesses you may want to know in the future. · A forum for troubleshooting and best practices advice from people in all stages of business and career paths. Host a roundtable: If you have a topic that you'd like to share at Innovation Roundtable, you can find out more information about signing up on our website. (http://www.stamfordicenter.com/events-classes/innovation-roundtable/) Tweet comments and ideas @StamfordiCenter, #InnovationRT If the doors are locked call Alex:[masked]

  • Pardon My Disruption - w/ Jonathan Yarmis & Alan Berkson

    Stamford Innovation Center

    Jonathan Yarmis (https://twitter.com/jyarmis) always has some great insights on the news of the day and the mega-trends. These days, it's about the intersection of social, mobile, cloud, and big data. He is joined by Alan Berkson (https://twitter.com/berkson0) and together they make a great team. Whether you’re looking for someone to captivate your customers with deep insight and wit, or you’re looking for competitive positioning (and de-positioning) and messaging, or just a compelling vision of the future of technology-enabled business, they're your best bet. Bring your lunch! We'll officially start at 12pm, if you can't make it to the Stamford Innovation Center, then feel free to watch on Google Hangouts, we'll be streaming live!

  • The Innovation Roundtable

    Stamford Innovation Center

    $10.00

    Same time, same place, same networking, nosh, and drinks. Who we are: · A diverse community of consultants, programmers, entrepreneurs, executives, designers, and professionals who gather together on Tuesday nights for food, drink, and networking. What we do: · We present our ideas, strategies, best practices, and skills for the benefit of all. What we offer: · A chance to present your ideas and skills to a targeted group of fellow professionals. · Networking opportunities which help to expand your business, increase your visibility, and provide you with connections to businesses you may want to know in the future. · A forum for troubleshooting and best practices advice from people in all stages of business and career paths. Host a roundtable: If you have a topic that you'd like to share at Innovation Roundtable, you can find out more information about signing up on our website. (http://www.stamfordicenter.com/events-classes/innovation-roundtable/) Tweet comments and ideas @StamfordiCenter, #InnovationRT If the doors are locked call Alex:[masked]

  • 'Why Local Businesses Need to Give a Damn About Reputation Management' At IR

    Stamford Innovation Center

    $10.00

    Why Local Businesses Need to Give a Damn About Reputation Management eFriend Marketing is a contemporary marketing agency that provides traditional and digital marketing solutions to the SMB market. We help local businesses address the challenges they face online and offline in their local marketplaces. Our foundational marketing solutions allow businesses to build and maintain a stronger brand presence, connect with more customers, and increase revenue. Julie Davis Friend, President/Creative Business Strategist, will speak about the topic of your “virtual doorway,” the importance of reputation management, and why businesses need to give a damn about it! Julie has spent time during her career working with large corporate clients, but really enjoys the entrepreneurial life and is very passionate about helping businesses grow and thrive. Same time, same place, same networking, nosh, and drinks. Who we are: · A diverse community of consultants, programmers, entrepreneurs, executives, designers, and professionals who gather together on Tuesday nights for food, drink, and networking. What we do: · We present our ideas, strategies, best practices, and skills for the benefit of all. What we offer: · A chance to present your ideas and skills to a targeted group of fellow professionals. · Networking opportunities which help to expand your business, increase your visibility, and provide you with connections to businesses you may want to know in the future. · A forum for troubleshooting and best practices advice from people in all stages of business and career paths. Host a roundtable: If you have a topic that you'd like to share at Innovation Roundtable, you can find out more information about signing up on our website. (http://www.stamfordicenter.com/events-classes/innovation-roundtable/) Tweet comments and ideas @StamfordiCenter, #InnovationRT If the doors are locked call Alex:[masked]

  • 'Consider it DONE' at The Innovation Roundtable

    Stamford Innovation Center

    $10.00

    Consider it DONE! Services offers bookkeeping and administrative services to over 60 small companies. Elizabeth Clark, the founder, will speak about the importance of accurate records for your company. Elizabeth considers herself to be a serial entrepreneur and is passionate about business. Same time, same place, same networking, nosh, and drinks. Who we are: · A diverse community of consultants, programmers, entrepreneurs, executives, designers, and professionals who gather together on Tuesday nights for food, drink, and networking. What we do: · We present our ideas, strategies, best practices, and skills for the benefit of all. What we offer: · A chance to present your ideas and skills to a targeted group of fellow professionals. · Networking opportunities which help to expand your business, increase your visibility, and provide you with connections to businesses you may want to know in the future. · A forum for troubleshooting and best practices advice from people in all stages of business and career paths. Host a roundtable: If you have a topic that you'd like to share at Innovation Roundtable, you can find out more information about signing up on our website. (http://www.stamfordicenter.com/events-classes/innovation-roundtable/) Tweet comments and ideas @StamfordiCenter, #InnovationRT If the doors are locked call Alex:[masked]

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