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Meet other singles near you! Come to a Singles Meetup in NYC meet other Desis, network, make friends, expand your social circle and maybe even meet someone special!

Our Meetup events include Speed Dating, Dinner Parties, Mixers, Wine Tasting and Key-and-Padlock Parties.

Look forward to seeing you at one of our Meetups!!!

Disclaimer : SCOPE OF EVENTS : Please note that the group takes a wider approach to host events so that all members can engagement in personal and professional development.
The topics include career and jobs, education, mba and other topics like immigration, tech, finance non profit, fashion, music and literature.
Some events would be events that are hosted by third parties but the organizers feel that they bring a lot of value to the members. Please do not join the group is you disagree with approach.

Upcoming events (4)

Pitch Your Startups to VC- Pitches & Feedback

Online event

Meet The Venture Capitalists - Pitch Your Idea ****VIRTUAL EVENT***** MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE TO GET ZOOM CALL LINK.BELOW IN DESCRIPTION: https://bit.ly/2ZSI28m New York Entrepreneurs, Startup & Business Coalition TIME : 6:30 PM EST Meet Venture Capital & Angel Investor - Pitch Your Idea (ON ZOOM) + 1:1 VIRTUAL NETWORKING Meet the VCs and get Advice on how founders should calculate and justify their valuation at an early stage? Agenda & Learning: - Introduction - What can companies do to get off the ground and raise VC money - How to get featured in popular publications - What do VCs want in the founder? - What is the best way to get in touch with Angel Investors or VCS? - What are the biggest mistakes founders make when pitching VCS? MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE TO GET ZOOM CALL LINK.BELOW IN DESCRIPTION: https://bit.ly/2ZSI28m Pitch Your Idea Are you a startup looking to pitch your company in front of an audience and panel of expert Startups, VC's and Audience? This is your chance. Meet, field questions, and get immediate feedback from investors and Audience HOW THIS WORKS Interested startups are required to block a slot in the ticket section on the event. There are 2 types of slots available; 3 MINUTES PITCH SLOT OR 1.5 MINUTES PITCH SLOT Meet Our Venture Capitalists for the Night: Panelists: 1. Charmaine Hayden - Partner at Good Soil VC | Financial Times 100 Bame leaders influencing the tech sector | Forbes 25 Leading Black British Business People By the time Good Soil was founded, Charmaine had already built 2 incredibly popular diversity brands (5x award winning ethnic/curve model agency - Face4music and Goal Digger power circle - a hub for female entrepreneurs) before many people were even thinking about braving the “diversity” conversation. She credited her thick skin and solution focused attitude to her tough upbringing. Now a Founding Partner at Good Soil VC. She describes their fund as being dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in startups with high growth potential whose founders are women, people of colour, LGBT or otherwise disenfranchised. Whilst Charmaine’s entry path via empowerment, talent and entertainment could be considered an unconventional path into venture capital. She has managed to marry the two. So as well as being a host on one of the hottest online talk shows “Not for the radio” which amasses an average of 100,000 views per 60 minute episode. 2. Eric Bahn - Co-Founder and General Partner at Hustle Fund Eric Bahn is a Co-Founder and General Partner at Hustle Fund, an early-stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco. Hustle Fund invests in software startups at the pre-seed and seed stages, backing founders who exhibit great execution and high velocity (aka, hustle). Previous to Hustle Fund, Eric was an angel investor and venture partner at 500 Startups. And prior to becoming a professional investor, he spent over a decade as an operator and entrepreneur. Eric draws from his product and growth experience to advise his founders in scaling their own enterprises. 3. Sarah Leners - Senior Associate at Bull City Venture Partners Sarah Leners is a Senior Associate at Bull City Venture Partners where she invests in seed and Series-A companies in internet, software, mobile and technology sectors. Prior to joining BCVP, Sarah was an investment banker at Lazard Middle Market where she specialized in M&A execution for Consumer, Food and Retail companies. Sarah began her investment banking career at Deutsche Bank where she focused on valuation, capital structure optimization, mergers and acquisitions and strategic advisory in the Real Estate, Gaming, Lodging and Leisure sectors. Connect with Us: 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 EVENTBRITE TO GET ZOOM CALL LINK.BELOW IN DESCRIPTION: https://bit.ly/2ZSI28m

Meet Forbes Top - 30 Under 30 ; Their Journey To The Top At Young Age

NOTE - THIS IS A VIRTUAL EVENT TIME : 6:30 PM EST MUST RSVP BELOW TO GET ZOOM LINK: https://bit.ly/341QLqa _______________________________________ 30 Under 30: These Are the Boldest Young Entrepreneurs You Need to Know in 2020 Lets talk about how the next generation is changing the world and get to know them more. A few questions we plan to cover include: -What are everyday problems in their life that they can solve? -What are their best skills/talents? What are they good at? -What are the leading blogs/magazines/publications? Who are the leaders and influencers in the industry that they follow? -What do they want their legacy to be? -How do they feel there is healthy competition around the industry? -Can they stand out from the pack? Is their business idea unique? Plans to make business scalable? Panelist: Vanessa Luna - Co-Founder and Chief Program Officer of ImmSchools Vanessa Luna is the Co-Founder and Chief Program Officer of ImmSchools, an immigrant led nonprofit that transforms K-12 schools into safe and welcoming spaces for immigrant and undocumented students and families. She immigrated to the U.S. at the age of ten from Peru and grew up undocumented in NY. In 2019, she was selected as Forbes 30 under 30 in Education and an inaugural TIME 100 Next listmaker for her work and leadership in developing inclusive schools for immigrant families. Kyleigh Russ - Co-founder and COO of Govern for America Kyleigh is co-founder and COO of Govern for America. Govern for America imagines a world where our most dynamic young leaders see government as an avenue for meaningful change, and our government reflects the values and diversity of our nation. Prior to co-founding GFA, Kyleigh taught at a charter school in Boston where she saw firsthand how policy decisions and government programs can impact underrepresented communities without a voice at the table. Ouriel Lemmel - CEO at WinIt Few things are more annoying than getting a parking or traffic ticket. WinIt founder Ouriel Lemmel knows this better than anyone. After incurring multiple tickets, he decided in 2015 to build an app that would make it easier for people to challenge them. WinIt has been downloaded more than half a million times and processed over 700,000 tickets, saving over $10 million worth of tickets on behalf of its users. Without raising a single VC dollar, WinIt has grown to millions in revenue in four years. Brendan Gahan - Partner & Chief Social Officer at Mekanism Brendan Gahan is Partner & Chief Social Officer at independent creative agency Mekanism, leading the agency’s social division. Gahan has been at the forefront of social & influencer marketing since 2006, developing social campaigns for brands such as Mountain Dew, Unilever, Amazon, 20th Century Fox, and The Olympics. Brendan was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2012 and his agency was recognized as Digiday’s Digital Video Agency of the year in 2017. Ahmed Kord - Senior RFIC Design Engineer at Qualcomm In December 2019, he was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science for his contributions to the development of magnet-free circulators for future wireless communications. In the summers of 2015 and 2018, he was with Intel Labs, Hillsboro, OR, USA, as a Research Scientist then with Qualcomm Inc., Boxborough, MA, USA, as an RF Engineer, respectively. From December 2016 to August 2017, he was with Eureka Aerospace Inc., Pasadena, CA, USA, as a part-time consultant. MUST RSVP BELOW TO GET ZOOM LINK: https://bit.ly/341QLqa 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 BELOW TO GET ZOOM LINK: https://bit.ly/341QLqa

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

Go For Hiking Together into Deleware Water Gap
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If there is a decent enough group of people interested we can go together to Delaware Water Gap- do kayaking, hiking into mountains and see water falls and of course good dinner. Let me know your suggestions or other venues of interest nearby.

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