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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.


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

2) Member responsibility while attending the meetup event

NYC Startup Community assumes ABSOLUTELY NO responsibility, including but not limited to injury or loss of any kind/form due to the use of information, or participating in activities found on this group/site. By becoming the member/participant of the NYC Startup Community Via FB, you agree to the terms and conditions of the group.

Acknowledgment of Member Responsibility, Express Assumption of Risk, and Release of Liability

By joining NYC Startup Community:
I understand that during my participation in any Event or Activity organized by NYC Startup Community, I may be exposed to risks that include, but are not limited to, the dangers of serious personal injury, property damage, and death (“Injuries and Damages”). I agree to WAIVE, DISCHARGE CLAIMS, AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY NYC Startup Community, its Organizers, event hosts and leaders from any and all liability on account of, or in any way resulting from Injuries and Damages, in any way connected with the Activity. I further agree to HOLD HARMLESS NYC Startup Community and leaders from any claims, damages, injuries or losses caused by my own negligence while a participant on the Activity. I understand and intend that this assumption of risk and release is binding upon my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, and includes any minors accompanying me on the Activity.

If I bring guests to participate in the event I take full responsibility of the guests and agree to all above terms and conditions.

Upcoming events (5+)

Influencer Marketing w/ Beat Saber and Mixed Reality

Jump Into the Light VR Cinema, PlayLab and Studio

Online marketing is hard. The most powerful form of online marketing is unquestionably through videos. But creating an engaging video with an evergreen effect can be expensive. At this Meetup everyone will be able to create one of those viral videos just by attending with $5 ticket. This event will be focused on allowing attendees to create Mixed Reality can be used for making influential content that combines animation, the virtual, and the real world. Without needing any tech skills. And to understand how it can be important and valuable for YouTube, filmmaking, and online marketing. Please make sure to complete RSVP here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beat-saber-and-art-of-mixed-reality-tickets-63148978294

WOMEN Only Professional Networking & Sharp Talks @ Elsie Rooftop

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT AND SUPPORT NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR Click on the Link below to Register and Confirm Your Spot: https://bit.ly/2FupFwF Ladies, Lets get together one more time and enjoy the outdoor lifestyle of a New York's luxurious rooftop in this awesome weather. This event will focus on professional development through open networking and relationship building. How about Elsie Rooftop- The place offers progressive mixology and an upscale seasonally focused light fare menu, which perfectly compliments every cocktail. Click on the Link below to Register and Confirm Your Spot: https://bit.ly/2FupFwF There are so many opportunities around but many women in today's society are experiencing possibility blindness. So think if you relate to this : Are you tired of seeing great opportunities but being held back by fear? Have you kept writing down plans for the year but not action-ed them? Have you faced so many challenging situations that you no longer think IT is possible? Are you fed up of living the way you are now - not fulfilling your full potential or passion? Do you have a great business idea but not sure of the next step to take - or are you lacking a business idea. Click on the Link below to Register and Confirm Your Spot: https://bit.ly/2FupFwF So come to this happy hour.... You will be able to create the more advanced you in your personal & business life. Learn the strategies of how to Overcome & Rise Above your current challenges. You will have the opportunity to network or share stories with other women and create joint ventures. You will experience great motivation from some inspirational stories and awesome energy. Click on the Link below to Register and Confirm Your Spot: https://bit.ly/2FupFwF Build relationships & Accountability Partners. An opportunity to meet women who were once where you are and are now where you desire to be. I hope all the lovely ladies can make it to the Summer Afterwork Happy hour meetup ;) Click on the Link below to Register and Confirm Your Spot: https://bit.ly/2FupFwF

Venture Capital Advice for Startups: Panel & Pitch Night

PLEASE PURCHASE A TICKET THROUGH EVENTBRITE: https://bit.ly/2LkfboO For entrepreneurs considering the venture capital path for their startups, we know the road can be daunting: making the right connections, valuing your company, closing the deal and strategically planning a future that makes sense for the business, as well as a new set of stakeholders. Join us for a panel discussion with founders and investors who will share their own insights from both sides of the table about securing early-stage funding. We’re discussing: - Considering whether the venture path is right for your startup - Meeting the right people & building an investor funnel - Valuing your company - Deciding how much to raise - Understanding common mistakes and pitfalls in fundraising - Creating the right pitch - Negotiating Pitch Night The panel discussion will be followed by a pitch session where 3 founders will give a 4-minute pitch about their company and then receive feedback from our panelists. Want to pitch? Apply here: https://bit.ly/2ElhgLd Winning pitches will be contacted by June 13th. About the panelists - Nisha Dua is a General Partner at BBG Ventures, which she co-founded with Susan Lyne in 2014. BBGV is an NYC-based seed fund investing in consumer tech start-ups with at least one female founder. BBGV invests across content, commerce, future of work and platforms and services for Gen Z. BBGV has invested in over 60 start-ups. Nisha has spent the last decade working in media, tech, strategy, and law. She was the General Manager of AOL’s millennial site, Cambio, which she re-launched as a site “for girls, #BUILTBYGIRLS” in partnership with Girls Who Code. She founded the #BUILTBYGIRLS movement which challenges young women to be part of the tech-enabled economy and recently launched the WAVE platform, which connects girls with professionals to help them build their first networks into tech. - Sophie Bakalar is the Co-founder of Fable, a Venture Partner at Collaborative Fund and previously helped lead consumer brand investments for the Collab+Consumer Fund. She evaluated nearly 1,000 startups and invested in ten companies, including Daily Harvest, ByChloe, and Universal Standard. She’s been published and/or quoted in Fortune, TechCrunch, and the Economist, and was named a Top Consumer Dealmaker and Influencer by Forbes in 2016. Prior to working at Collab, Sophie co-founded di8it charts, where she oversaw product development and marketing while backpacking around the world. - Mohamed Khalil is an Early Stage Investment Manager at Mastercard. He leads Mastercard’s fund investing in early-stage companies via Mastercard Start Path. Prior to joining Mastercard, Mohamed was a member of the ADP Corporate Strategy & Development organization, and earlier a part of the team building the Morgan Stanley Client Advisory Center, Morgan Stanley’s mass-affluent financial advisory model. Mohamed started his career as an engineer at Emerson Network Power. - (Guest Moderator) Charlie O'Donnell is the sole Partner and Founder at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures. The fund makes seed and pre-seed investments and was the first venture firm located in Brooklyn--where he was born and raised. Brooklyn Bridge invested in the first rounds of The Wing, Canary, Hungryroot, Ample Hills, Clubhouse, Imagen, and goTenna among others. Schedule 6:30 - Doors open 6:50 - 7:35 - Panel 7:45 - 8:20 - Pitches 8:20 - 9:00 - Networking

Beginners Coding Session: Learn Web Site Coding with HTML, CSS & JavaScript

Steve Jobs rightly said "Everybody in the County should learn to program a computer, as it teaches you how to think." With this meetup, it is your chance to Hack your way to a brighter future with these hands-on coding class in NYC for beginners. Register by Clicking on the link below: https://bit.ly/2Q0X3yW Forget Excel and Word: The new in-demand technical skills are HTML, CSS and the other programming languages you can learn in the best coding classes in NYC. Even if you don’t work in technology, a high-level understanding of programming languages can still come in handy. Its a Hands-On Coding session where You shall Learn to write the code for a real business web site from your laptop or tablet during this class. It shall be an intro session to: 1. "HTML5" for modern web site programming. 2. "JavaScript" for object oriented programming. 3. "CSS and JavaScript" to control and beautify web sites. Register by Clicking on the link below: https://bit.ly/2Q0X3yW Learn real coding skills from a real web software programmer by following step-by-step directions in this class, students could walk along the proven success path. Register by Clicking on the link below: https://bit.ly/2Q0X3yW

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