What we're about

This group is for people in New Jersey and around who in addition to their international friends are looking to connect with other Indian people to form real friendships & wholesome connections and make the most of what New Jersey has to offer! We will be arranging plenty of activities to socialize and mingle with like minded people over evening drinks and dinners, trips to movies which will include not just Bollywood but also good quality international cinema, fairs, festivals, museums, bonfire nights, west end shows, afternoon tea, coffee meets, Talks, picnics in the summer, day trips and much more.

The idea is to have the best of both the worlds, all the incredible things about India - Tasty Indian food, the colours, the loud laughs, chatter & jokes in hindi and other vernacular languages, an appreciation for all the ridiculousness of bollywood in addition to the beautiful sites of NJ, quirkiness of varied culture, pints, tea & scones and all the world class international experiences from restaurants, shows, exhibitions to galleries that New Jersey can offer! We want it all!

This is not a dating or a hook-up site. The main agenda is: comradery, forming genuine friendships, having fun while enjoying everything in and around New Jersey. We are open to Indian people of all ages, marital statuses, income brackets etc...as we only want to meet nice and interesting folks without any hidden agenda or judgement! The core of the group is very genuine, intelligent, cultured & super liberal and we seek the same in you!

Professional or unemployed, gay or straight, North Indian or South Indian, all are welcome! Members are welcome to bring their non-Indian partners/spouses to events.

This group will operate a limited numbers for new membership, once this is enforced, you will be on a waiting list. You will wait for existing members to leave or the organizer will remove present members to make space for new members.

MEETUP SUGGESTIONS:

Please feel free to suggest meet ups. If however, you wish to organise a meet up to promote your skills or services, please contact the group organiser out of courteous and being good manners.

See you at the next meetup!

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.

DISCLAIMER: Member responsibility while attending the meetup event.

New Jersey Desi Meetup Group 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 New Jersey Desi Meetup Group, you agree to the terms and conditions of the group.

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

By joining New Jersey Desi Meetup Group:
I understand that during my participation in any Event or Activity organized by New Jersey Desi Meetup Group, 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 New Jersey Desi Meetup Group, 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 New Jersey Desi Meetup Group 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 (4+)

Pitch Startup To VCs - Virtual Fundraising Conference

Online event

PITCH YOUR STARTUP TO INVESTOR PANEL OF VC's AND ANGELS (ON ZOOM) + 1:1 VIRTUAL NETWORKING

MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE FOR ZOOM LINK:
https://bit.ly/3D3gPkF

Are you a startup looking to pitch your company in front of an audience and panel of expert VCs and Angel judges?
This is your chance. Meet, field questions, and get immediate feedback from investors.
Our judges come from a variety of industries - generalist as well as deep tech (AI, AR, Blockchain, Biotech, etc). Network with other investors and founders in the crowd.

MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE FOR ZOOM LINK:
https://bit.ly/3D3gPkF

HOW THIS WORKS
Interested startups are required to block a slot in the ticket section on the event.
There are 2 slots available;
3 MINUTES PITCH
Once startup reserves a slot then it will be asked to present during the event on ZOOM PLATFORM

NOTE - Startups that are pitching are required to come to prepared. Every pitch is timed very precisely. No extra time shall be allotted

MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE FOR ZOOM LINK:
https://bit.ly/3D3gPkF

Panelists.

1. Ben Narasin - General Partner at Tenacity Venture Capital
Ben Narasin is the Founder and General Partner of Tenacity Venture Capital, a pre-Series A venture fund. Immediately previously, Narasin wes a full time investor and Venture Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA), one of the worlds largest and oldest traditional venture firms. A His knack for spotting emerging trends led him to make seed investments in companies like Dropcam, Lending Club, TellApart, Kabbage and Zenefits. Before NEA, Narasin served as a General Partner at Canvas Ventures, and was prior to that was President of TriplePoint Ventures.
LINKEDIN - https://www.linkedin.com/in/bennarasin/

Maximillian Diez - Real Estate Entrepreneur & Angel Investor
Maximillian “Max” Diez is the CEO of Twenty Five Ventures, a consultancy that helps proptech and fintech startups scale their businesses. With 20-plus years in real estate as a broker, investor, advisor, and executive, he spent his first 11 years managing $32 million in assets. He has grown startups and established businesses alike and led them to acquisition. An alumnus of the University of San Francisco’s School of Management, an ambassador for Realtor.com, a contributor to Forbes, and a respected thought leader in real estate tech, Max lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/maximillian10/

Brad Menachemson - Strategic Early Seed Investor & Mentor
Brad is passionate about the notion and power established through the collective sharing of knowledge and along with his significant commercial track record in developing and growing brands both in Australia and abroad he enjoys acting as a strategic early seed investor and industry mentor.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/brad-menachemson-90666480/

Victoria Mehran - Venture Partner at Expert Dojo
Victoria is a Venture Partner at Expert Dojo; over ten years of experience in financial analysis, strategic planning, and business development in various industries, including Sensor & Technology, Semiconductor, Oil & Gas, Asset Management, and Private Equity Industries in the UK, US, and Europe. Since 2018, she has been investing, mentoring, and advising women entrepreneurs in their journey.

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

MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE FOR ZOOM LINK:
https://bit.ly/3D3gPkF

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/
Youtube - https://bit.ly/3BdMjV1

MUST RSVP ON EVENTBRITE FOR ZOOM LINK:
https://bit.ly/3D3gPkF

New York Trading, Finance & Banking - Fall Professional Networking Affair

RSVP required to Attend
https://bit.ly/3lXE2NY

Join for the New York Finance, Trading & Banking Professional Networking Session.

Meet the diverse mix of finance professionals from different/various career levels.

LIKE US ON FB FOR FUTURE EVENTS
(https://www.facebook.com/NYFINANCE/)

RSVP required to Attend
https://bit.ly/3lXE2NY

Its will be all about WALL STREET - MARKETS - DEALS

We will have a restricted area for our members only. Cash bar, pay for what you order.

Attendees include but not limited to:

• Portfolio Managers

• M & A Analysts

• Research Analysts (Buy / Sell Side)

• MBA Candidates/Students

• Hedge Fund Service Providers

• Equity And Derivative Traders

• Prime Brokerage Professionals

• Fund Administration Professionals

• Finance & Accounting Recruiters and HR Professionals.

RSVP required to Attend
https://bit.ly/3lXE2NY

Attire – We always recommend to wear business casuals but not mandatory.

How it would work: ·

• Receive name tag upon arrival. Clearly mention your name and your area of work/interest. ·

• The host will guide you to the main area. ·

• Connect and network with other professionals in a relaxed yet focused environment.

The event focus on creating long term professional relationship with experienced finance experts.

Make sure to bring a lot of business cards. if you looking to move-up or move in carrying a copy of your resume is a good idea. Good chance to run into a HR Partner from a bank or hedge fund.

RSVP required to Attend
https://bit.ly/3lXE2NY

Connect With Us For Future Events

LIKE US ON FB (https://www.facebook.com/NYFINANCE/)

JOIN FB GROUP (https://www.facebook.com/groups/NYNYBankingFinanceNetworking/?ref=br_rs)

Saturday Night Special - Virtual Indian Speed Dating

Online event

Desiknots have come up with yet another unique concept for singles. We are so excited to celebrate with you - Virtual Indian Speed Dating.
You can now date live via video link on a series of simultaneous live, matched dates, in a brand new format which is fun, engaging and relaxed - perfect to do from home!

RSPV ON BELOW EVENTBRITE LINK
https://bit.ly/3AvfFNO
Limited space.

All you need to be able to join in the fun is a computer with a webcam or camera smartphone (with a decent internet connection) and you're ready to go! Sit back, pour yourself a drink and relax as you talk to dozens of eligible singles from the safety and comfort of your own home.

The event starts with our hosts introducing the event, getting you comfortable and putting you at your ease to set the tone for a relaxed and fun evening.

Then you cut to a live, one-on-one video chat to your date for 4-5 minutes.

RSPV ON BELOW EVENTBRITE LINK
https://bit.ly/3AvfFNO
Limited space.

After each date, you then move on to the next video date for 8-10 rounds in total, with everyones' profiles used by our patented algorithm to find your best matches in the event!

* Speed dating event via video link!
* Series of dates algorithmically selected out of the participants.
* Balance gender participation
* Fantastic, fun hosts to set the tone for your entertainment!
* Freely contact mutual matches via email

RSPV ON BELOW EVENTBRITE LINK
https://bit.ly/3AvfFNO
Limited space.

Desi Soiree- SPECIAL BOLLYWOOD NIGHT- THE WHITE NIGHT AFFAIR

Dorrian's Red Hand

DesiKnot
Presents

***SPECIAL BOLLYWOOD NIGHT***
**THE WHITE NIGHT AFFAIR**

Desi Soiree- SPECIAL BOLLYWOOD NIGHT- THE WHITE NIGHT AFFAIR

Friday, September 24 '2021
@ Dorrian's Red Hand

RSVP ON EVENTBRITE MANDATORY
https://bit.ly/3jgRw7v

Time: 09:00 PM

Feels like Covid is finally getting defeated after a year and we can get back to doing things as parties, travels and all other endeavors that have been pending in our hearts.

We are kicking off Fall 2021 with all positivity and good hopes.
You're invited. So dress in White, in style and with flair for a special Bollywood night

Its time to bring out that Bling side of you. The tone of the evening will be set with latest and peppy Bollywood songs. Try your moves and get that super star out.

RSVP ON EVENTBRITE MANDATORY
https://bit.ly/3jgRw7v

Desi Soiree-
SPECIAL BOLLYWOOD NIGHT- THE WHITE NIGHT AFFAIR

Theme for the Night:
• Dress in White with style and flair for a fabulous Bollywood Flair
• Ice Breakers & Give Aways. Games & Winners
•There will be Bollywood music to set the mood to perfect setting atmosphere for a dance party.

For Queries & Group Discounts Contact
Email # [masked]
Ana #[masked]

Connect With Us:
https://www.meetup.com/BollywoodFriends/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/nycbollywood/
https://www.facebook.com/DesiKnots

RSVP ON EVENTBRITE MANDATORY
https://bit.ly/3jgRw7v

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