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If you've ever found yourself saying, “I wish I could meet some good single women/men." OR “I just want some like minded people I can hang out with." OR my favorite "I need a second family (of friends) away from my family." .... If you've ever said any one of these statements this group is for YOU! We welcome Singles, Friends, New in Town, Single Parents and Singles who have coupled up. Remember, our group is about Friendships and having Fun and along the way, who knows, when you least expect it, that Special Someone will walk onto your path ! Additionally, this group seeks to create a pleasant atmosphere in which singles can meet each other and make meaningful connections. Some of those connections are friendships, some networking and others are romantic. Whatever the connection you seek you are encouraged to explore the possibility of making all types of connections...that the best way to find true relationships! Target Demographic: South Asians (or DESI's) and anyone who is Interested in Indian Culture within age group of 21 to 49 Events will be held in the Tri-State Area (NY | NJ | CT) :-))

Disclaimer: SCOPE OF EVENTS: Though most of the events are focused around main topic of the meetup group but please note that the group takes a wider approach to host events so that all members can engagement in personal and professional development. All meetups promote one – on one interaction and building relationships amongst members.
The event topics include career, jobs, education, professional developments, mba, mba & masters admissions and other topics like immigration, tech, finance non profit, fashion, music and literature.
Some events would hosted and sponsored by third parties but the organizers are present the events and organizers feel that such events bring a lot of value to the members.

Please do not join the group is you disagree with approach

Upcoming events (4)

Meet Most Successful Startups OF Y-COMBINATOR - STAR INCUBATOR

*******************VIRTUAL EVENT***********ZOOM MEETING******** MUST RSVP ON BELOW LINK TO ATTEND. https://bit.ly/3gyJFgT Why Y Combinator Is So Important Y Combinator has been used to launch over 2,000 companies, including Stripe, Airbnb, Cruise Automation, DoorDash, Coinbase, Instacart, Dropbox and Twitch. The combined valuation of the top YC companies was over US$155 billion as of October 2019 As a startup, getting accepted in the Y Combinator program is the perfect boast your startup needs. This accelerator arranges for funding, international partnerships and most your startup on the path of super success. Spare an evening to the meet the founder for the most promising startups that have recently come out the Y Combinator programs. - Meet the most sort out CEO's of future unicorn ( 1 Billion Valuation) startups - Learn first hand from the people on the ground what it takes to break in Y Combinator programs. - Learn about the journey and experience as a Y Combinator portfolio company. MUST RSVP ON BELOW LINK TO ATTEND. https://bit.ly/3gyJFgT Panelist. Amos Gewirtz - Co-Founder @ Vizy After graduating with a degree in anthropology from the University of Chicago, Amos went to work on the investment team at Bridgewater Associates in Connecticut. After leaving Bridgewater, Amos founded Vizy and moved from Brooklyn to San Francisco for YCombinator's Summer 2019 batch. Sally Rogers - Founder at Parsnip Entrepreneur and sustainable food systems advocate with a demonstrated history of working with founders and teams on strategy and growth. Skilled in Communications, Marketing, Team Building, Staffing Services, Management, Leadership, and Strategic Planning. Working to democratize access to opportunities by connecting better-for-you brands with events, influencers, and agencies! Helena Merk - Co-founder and CEO of Glimpse Helena Merk is the co-founder and CEO of Glimpse, a platform that enables others to build strong online communities. She dropped out of Duke Spring of her sophomore year to work at a startup and then left to launch her own. With her co-founder Brian, they decided to dedicate themselves to building social platforms that foster authentic relationships. She has always seen programming as a way to have positive social impact, geeks out far too much about databases, and regularly escapes tech backpacking. Arjun Patel - Co-founder, CEO at WorkClout Hosted By - New York Entrepreneurs, Startup & Business Coalition. Facebook Page - https://bit.ly/3hRrIMC Facebook Group- https://bit.ly/3fOX7NI Meetup Group - https://bit.ly/3hV6VaP Instagram - www.instagram.com/professionalunite/ MUST RSVP ON BELOW LINK TO ATTEND. https://bit.ly/3gyJFgT All Online From Any Device - Computer, Laptop, Tablet Or Phone. From Your Home Or Office We use an online, cloud-based platform to make it easy and fun for you to participate. After signing in from your home, office, smartphone or tablet, will get to know each other better in main chat session and then in small group chats with other attendees in smaller chat rooms. Make sure your video and voice is enabled. Login Details Will Be Shared Only With Attendees Closer To The Date Of The Event MUST RSVP ON BELOW LINK TO ATTEND. https://bit.ly/3gyJFgT

***Holi Ayee Re (Real Color Splash) - Special Bollywood Dance Party***

DesiKnot Presents Holi Ayee Re- NYC Bollywood Dance Party Numerous legends & stories associated with Holi celebration makes the festival more exuberant and vivid. People rub 'gulal' and 'abeer' on each other’s' faces and cheer up saying HOLI HAI. Click on the Link below to Get Tickets: https://bit.ly/2TXBO57 So, get ready for the most awaiting event to indulge in colors of India and groove on some fine tunes by DJ Dyn Amite from Yuva Bollywood Parties playing the Bollywood's latest/80s/90s and requests Join in for the Spectacular festival of Colors! Come and make our Bash a real Splash. Memories from our previous Holi event: Dry Colored will be provided to play Holi the real way. But most of the guests come in white clothes as the effect of the colors is most visible. ***All the Guests will receive a White T-shirt to play Holi!!!*** Click on the Link below to Get Tickets: https://bit.ly/2TXBO57 Guests are NOT allowed to bring their own colors. When - Saturday ,11th July'2020 Where -Dorrian's Red Hand 555 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07310 Time - 09:30 PM onwards Click on the Link below to Get Tickets: https://bit.ly/2TXBO57 There would be surprise Giveaways and gifts all through the night Bumper Raffle - Silver Bowl Set 21 and Over only Click on the Link below to Get Tickets: https://bit.ly/2TXBO57 Connect With Us: FB LINKS LIKE DESIKNOTS PAGE https://www.facebook.com/DesiKnots JOIN DESIKNOTS GROUP https://www.facebook.com/groups/desiknots Connect with fellow Desi in NY/NJ on special interest whatsapp groups. Click the group link to directly join (Open On Phone Only) 1) Jobs & Career Discussions. https://chat.whatsapp.com/GOktEY3MhERAoWOgxgRH8Z 2) Desi Network - Talks and Sharing https://chat.whatsapp.com/F99WruBJnkhDbZJIsdVK29 3) Desi Singles in NY/NJ - Singles Only https://chat.whatsapp.com/BNxuDhGcqVUIHHTG8WNXpR Click on the Link below to Get Tickets: https://bit.ly/2TXBO57

Koffee With Neil Raje - Fashion Model/Actor & Star Brown Bachelor

FREE TO ATTEND. RSVP BELOW A MUST https://bit.ly/2Evx23q Fashion Model & Actor has worked with celebrity & award-winning directors, writers, actors, producers, singers, songwriters, musicians & dancers. Has LA Fashion Week & London Fashion Week Under His Belt. You Are InviteD A special event to get rendezvous with this 6'1' hunk who is taking glamore business by storm and is the new face of Indians in Fashion and Entertainment in America. Currently based out of California, Neil is tech enthusiast who works on photo-shoots, movies and commercials 7 days a week. Always on the go, this guy has achieved more in 3 years than most of the people in a life time. Tags https://www.instagram.com/iamnileshraje/ https://www.facebook.com/nileshraje Backstage - https://www.backstage.com/u/princeneil Link to Photos and Video Gigs https://photos.app.goo.gl/M1vzYELlk45Df6Qw2 FREE TO ATTEND. RSVP BELOW A MUST https://bit.ly/2Evx23q FIND NEIL TRICKS & TIPS FOR SUCCESS Meet personally with Neil and get direction on how to get your career off the ground and how to achieve career success. There will be Light music to set the mood to perfect networking and laze. Further in the night, louder music takes over later in the night resetting atmosphere for a dance party. Location – Nirvana 346 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016 Time – 06:30 PM Connect with fellow Desi in NY/NJ on special interest whatsapp groups. Click the group link to directly join 1) Jobs & Career Discussions. https://chat.whatsapp.com/GOktEY3MhERAoWOgxgRH8Z 2) Desi Network - Talks and Sharing https://chat.whatsapp.com/F99WruBJnkhDbZJIsdVK29 3) Desi Singles in NY/NJ - Singles Only https://chat.whatsapp.com/BNxuDhGcqVUIHHTG8WNXpR JOIN FB PAGE FOR FUTURE EVENTS - FB PAGE ALL ABOUT NEIL RAJE Projects Undertaken till date - 1) LA Style Fashion Week . Oct 2017/ March[masked]) New York Style Fashion Week - Sept[masked]) San Francisco Fashion Week - Sep[masked]) Oakland Fashion week - May[masked]) The Ultimate Bridal Show showcasing Men's wearhouse Tuxedos - San Francisco and Sacrement - March[masked]) RAW Fashion Show , San Francisco - Jan[masked]) SantaCruz Fashion Show , California- Oct[masked]) DIL Fashion Show , Palo Alto California- Nov[masked]) FOG Fashion Show San Jose California - Aug 2016 Short Films and Movies 1) As you Say - Lead Actor , Short English Film -https://youtu.be/CDK1vRGXWIQ 2) Iravu Snehati - Supporting Actor ,Short Tamil Film - https://youtu.be/57LE21QGvs4 3) Enter the Fire - Extra ,Hollywood Feature Film 4) Doctor by Heart - Cameo Lead Actor , Bollywood Film. 5) The Pyscho - Lead Actor , Short Film Web Series and Commericals 1) Grand Auto Theft Gaming Teaser by IGN networks - https://youtu.be/rYYSb9dIu9I 2) The Brown Bachelorette - DIL MIL Productions - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34WMpOg16yc&t=34s 3) Commercial Real Estate Model. - Lead Actor 4) Dating App Model - QuickyApp FREE TO ATTEND. RSVP BELOW A MUST https://bit.ly/2Evx23q

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how many ppl ready for pot-luck meetup? or any good restaurant in New York. ? Any other suggestions on the location. may be we can meet in a park, play some games? Bring Ideas & locations. pl announce days that works for every one. we will pick the day we can get most members to attend. Volunteers Pl. call me at[masked]

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