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Startup Boost: Startup Showcase @ Mercy College

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Mercy College

66 W. 35th Street Ste 704, 10016 · New York, NY

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Startup Boost: Startup Showcase @ Mercy College

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Join us as we come together for a night of live demos and presentations from the hottest startups in Silicon Alley.


6pm - 6:30pm Registration, Food, Networking6:30 - 8pm 5 Startup Presentations8pm - 8:30 Meet the Startups


15 minutes

5 minutes: Website/Product Demonstration

5 minutes: Slideshow Presentation about the Startup

5 minutes: Q & A & Key Learnings moderated by Prof. Wazi (


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Born in a corrugated iron hut in Bangladesh, armed with degrees in EE/Finance (Penn/Wharton) & MBA (Stanford), stints in I-Banking (Drexel), VC/PE (Yucaipa) and Consulting (Boston Consulting Group), Wazi started businesses that have been sold as well as died – so he has the experienced the full roller coaster! Currently Director of Mercy College Entrepreneurship Center, Wazi uses Entrepreneurial Cross Learning© to help students, startups and professionals excel. Recently elected President of Stanford GSB Alumni, Wazi loves listening to his kids’ laughter and luxuriating in the 12 Senses (The Pedestrian Five, Sixth, Common, Wonder, Humor, Euphoria...).

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Ali Hamed ( is a managing partner and co-founder of CoVenture ( CoVenture invests in pre-seed startup by using its 40-person development team to build software in exchange for equity in startups, and investing $20,000 checks to get founders off the ground. Before CoVenture Ali did consulting for governments, international corporations and domestic financial institutions. He is a co-founder of the co-working space, the POPSHOP, and is a mentor to multiple accelerators.

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Get ready to engage!

We're using livecube to power social media during the event. Join the convo at (

and the person with the most points at the end of the night win a prize!

Thank you to Mercy College for the venue!

Professor Wazi (

directs The Center for Entrepreneurship which curates the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in NYC: Tech/Startup Companies, Business Professionals (VCs, Lawyers, Accountants, Marketers, etc), and Students have the opportunity to Collaborate in an Entrepreneurial Cross Learning Environment through Networking, Working and Classes in the Heart of Manhattan - Mercy College’s Herald Square Campus.