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Are you new to the New York Startup Community? This is an orientation to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in NYC. We'll give you the inside scoop on key events/meetups to attend, companies, VCs, blogs, incubators, and more.

Disclaimer:

1) 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

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Upcoming events (5)

How To Get The Best Press Coverage For Your Startup

Online event

VIRTUAL EVENT

All know that proper press coverage is extremely important for scalability and branding of your startup.

RSVP ON BELOW LINK
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Press plays an important role for the whole society. ... Gives immense knowledge & transmits information – keeps all informed about various happening around the world. It lets us know what is happening around and all over the world.

Every small business benefits from positive press coverage and good media coverage. Press means brand awareness and credibility. This in turn generates more web traffic and social media followers. Press coverage gets your business in the public eye, and that drives sales
Good media coverage will mean that more people will learn about the business and discover the company. New target audiences may be reached, and reputation strengthened in the eyes of those who were already familiar with the company.

JOIN US ON MARCH 10TH FOR THE SESSION
How To Get The Best Press Coverage For Your Startup

Join for a panel discussion around do's and don't, How and When and Who's who around understanding the complex world for press coverage and how to get inline with it for your startup!

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Panelist
Dave Green is the Vice President of Public Affairs for Otter Public Relations.
He has previously served as the CEO of a global humanitarian organization, has founded several other business ventures, and spent more than ten years of his early career in the technology sector. Green has served as a delegate to the United Nations, as a committee member of the United States Global Leadership Coalition, and as a member of the Google Refresh think tank on artificial intelligence in the food system. Dave has been featured in numerous national media outlets, serves as a guest columnist for the Orlando Sentinel, and a contributor for Newsweek. Green was named the 2017 Central Floridian of the Year for his humanitarian work.
Linked - https://www.linkedin.com/in/davegreencfl

Drew Olanoff
TechCrunch Community
Jan 2021 - Present
Community at TechCrunch

Balboa Foundation
Co Founder
Dec 2015 - Present

- Set up foundation to help those in isolated situations
- Evangelizes use of virtual and augmented reality technologies to combat isolation

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/drewolanoff

Sindhya Valloppillil - freelance writer

Sindhya Valloppillil is the Founder & CEO of Skin Dossier, a Contributor to TechCrunch and BeautyMatter, and a freelance writer; and, she was formerly a beauty industry executive and a marketing professor.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sindhya

RSVP ON BELOW LINK
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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/

Pitch Your Ideas to Most Sought After VCs

Online event

VIRTUAL EVENT
TIME : 6:00 PM ET
Meet Venture Capitalists & Angel Investors- Pitch Your Idea (ON ZOOM)

RSVP on link below
https://bit.ly/2NdFC11

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

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?

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

RSVP on link below
https://bit.ly/2NdFC11

Panelists:
JACQUELINE BENNETT – Managing Partner, Highlands Venture Partners

Jacqueline’s career spans multiple disciplines and geographies, including private equity, investment banking, and operations. Before co-founding Highlands Venture Partners, she was a Director at Sands Lane Capital, a venture capital firm focused on investing in cannabis, hemp and ancillary companies. Prior to Sands Lane, she launched the East Coast arm of ELLO Capital, a cannabis investment bank, where she built and lead a team to source and execute transactions.

Elena Gantvarg - Principal | Flint Capital

VC investor with over 15 years of experience in enterprise software, startups and management consulting, spanning US, Europe and Israel.
The main areas of expertise include Digital Health, enterprise software and SaaS.

Elena Gantvarg - Principal | Flint Capital

VC investor with over 15 years of experience in enterprise software, startups and management consulting, spanning US, Europe and Israel.
The main areas of expertise include Digital Health, enterprise software and SaaS.

LinkedIn - https://bit.ly/37Ag99d

Shila Nieves Burney - General Partner Zane Venture Fund

Shila Nieves Burney, Award Winning project manager, investor, mentor & advisor brings 20+ years of professional career experience working alongside leading organizations and exceptional talent. She creates solutions that address disparities through investment in human capital. Shila's super-power is connecting individuals and organizations across the globe.

LinkedIn - https://bit.ly/3aq68NE

Jay Gould - GOULD VENTURES

Jay Gould is an entrepreneur and an active angel investor (invested in 70+ startups). Jay was a finalist to the Ernst & Young entrepreneur of the Year, named to the NJBIZ 40 under Forty, and many other awards. Previously, Jay founded Yashi, which was acquired in 2015 for $33 million in cash. Yashi was a 4x Inc 500 award recipient. Prior to Yashi, Jay founded the first video sharing site on the web, which he sold. Jay also founded an early dating site and an early social network, both acquired.

LinkedIn - https://bit.ly/3u12LV5

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/

RSVP on link below
https://bit.ly/2NdFC11

Applying to Startup Incubators & Accelerators

Online event

VIRTUAL EVENT

MUST RSVP BELOW FOR ZOOM LINK.
https://bit.ly/3qO2aDY

Incubators & Accelerators Are So Important
Y Combinator Accelerators has been used to launch over 10,000 companies, including Stripe, Airbnb, Cruise Automation, DoorDash, Coinbase, Instacart, Dropbox and Twitch.
As a startup, getting accepted in a accelerator 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 & Professionals for the most promising startups that have come out the accelerator programs and folks to mentored them their.
- Learns Do's And Dent's of applying to a accelerator.
- 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 Accelerator programs.
- Learn about the journey and experience as a Accelerators portfolio company.

MUST RSVP BELOW FOR ZOOM LINK.
https://bit.ly/3qO2aDY

Panelist.
Amos Schwartzfarb - Managing Director at Techstars
Almos has worked at HotJobs.com (acquired by Yahoo!) , Work.com (merged with Business.com), Business.com (acquired by R.H.Donnely), mySpoonful (acquired by the RightsWorkshop), Blacklocus (acquired by The HomeDepot) and Joust (TBD). At each company, his responsibility was always directly related to figuring out product market fit, early sales and building sales organizations. 2015, he moved over to the investor side as Managing Director of Techstars in Austin. Now after over 70 seed stage investments including Scalefactor, Chowbotics, Storyfit, VanRobotics, Skipper, Helpberbees, Convey, Docstation and Allstacks, Amos has become one of the more active early stage investors, via Techstars Austin in all of Texas.

LikedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/amosschwartzfarb/

Miguel Medina - Y Combinator S20
Miguel Angel Medina is a drop-out Bachelor in Industrial Engineering by the “Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey” (ITESM - Tec de Monterrey).
At his age of 30, with more than 15-year experience, he has worked for various global organizations like Apple and Danone. He had his first glance of the startup world at Tripda; a Rocket Internet backed company that was shut down in 2016. He is also a Serial Entrepreneur, with several companies fails. In 2016 he entered Rappi, he was an early employee.
He is now Co-Founder of Plerk, a virtual card with benefits to pay for flexible perks for local and remote teams. Plerk was part of YCombinator S20 batch.

Linked In - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikemedina20/

MUST RSVP BELOW FOR ZOOM LINK.
https://bit.ly/3qO2aDY

Ankit Gordhandas - Y Combinator S19
Ankit Gordhandas - Founder/CEO, Intersect Labs | Y Combinator S19 | MIT '10
Intersect Labs enables anyone to make machine learning-driven predictions in 3 clicks (no coding needed).

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/agordhandas/

Elizabeth Harrow - Vice President with the Multicultural Innovation Lab at Morgan Stanley
Elizabeth Harrow is a Vice President with the Multicultural Innovation Lab at Morgan Stanley. Prior to joining the Multicultural Innovation Lab, Elizabeth held key roles within Morgan Stanley including as a strategist for Institutional Equity Strategy and Quantitative Research, and as an equity analyst for Wealth Management Investment Resources. Elizabeth is a member of the 37 Angels investing network in New York. Elizabeth received a B.A from Colgate University.
LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-harrow-60860a44/

MUST RSVP BELOW FOR ZOOM LINK.
https://bit.ly/3qO2aDY

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 FOR ZOOM LINK.
https://bit.ly/3qO2aDY

Exclusive Virtual Networking (Online Event) - Do 1 on 1 chat with All Attendees

MUST CONFIRM RSVP ON EVENTBRITE WITH BELOW LINK
LOGIN INFORMATION WILL BE SHARED AFTER REGISTRATION.

https://bit.ly/3aLwsk2

Don't miss out on this opportunity to make meaningful connections with other entrepreneurs, professionals, and leaders, all from the comfort of your own home or office.

Do 1 on 1 chat with All Attendees
Share Your Experiences
Ask Questions
Exchange Career Tips
Build your Professional Network

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, you’ll participate in 1 - on - 1 chats with other attendees in smaller chat rooms. Make sure your video and voice is enabled.

Once you register, you’ll receive a link with login instructions

MUST CONFIRM RSVP ON EVENTBRITE WITH BELOW LINK
LOGIN INFORMATION WILL BE SHARED AFTER REGISTRATION.

https://bit.ly/3aLwsk2

Important COVID-19 Related Topics To Be Discussed

1) Career Related
How to Look For Job During COVID-19.
Best Online Interviewing Tips

2) Start-Up Related
Do & Don’t Startup Pitch

What Are VCs Looking for In Startup
3) Business Related
How To Manage Your Business During COVID-19

We’re passionate about creating meaningful connections to help you be successful in your business.

That’s why we’re keeping this event intimate with attendance being capped at 20 people. Given the nature of the event, we guarantee 1-on-1 with at least 10 networkers.

You’ll also have two seasoned facilitators to guide your conversations and help you get the most out of this event.

MUST CONFIRM RSVP ON EVENTBRITE WITH BELOW LINK
LOGIN INFORMATION WILL BE SHARED AFTER REGISTRATION.

https://bit.ly/3aLwsk2

Limited Tickets
Don't wait, register now to attend!

Past events (553)

Pitch Your Startup To Top VC's

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