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TONIGHT: Gidsy meetup at 137 Varick Street

From: Holly C.
Sent on: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 11:52 AM

Dear Globetrotters,

Want to get Ashton Kutcher invest in your startup? Tonight, come learn from Founder of Gidsy.com Edial Dekker, who did just that.

Time: 6:30pm, TONIGHT
Location: NEW NYU Poly, 137 Varick Street, 2nd Floor (For our regular members: please note this new location. We will move here from now on)
RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/Travel20/events/49561872/

Please RSVP ahead of time as building security is tight.


As part of the official Social Media Week program, Travel 2.0 is hosting Gidsy's Founder and CEO Edial Dekker will tell his founder stories, have an in-depth and interactive discussion about his lessons learned, how to build a trusted community, and discuss the trend in the peer-to-peer marketplace. His co-founder and Chief Product Officer Floris Dekker will also attend.

Gidsy recently raised $1.4 million seed Investment from Ashton Kutcher and other notable investors: http://eu.techcrunch.com/2012/01/13/ashton-kutcher-invests-in-gidsy-an-airbnb-for-travel-experiences/

Gidsy.com is a website where people can offer and book activities. There's a London blacksmith offering a silver-ring-making workshop, a retired police offer who shows you around the Red Light District in Amsterdam, a flat tire workshop in SF and the NYC Chinatown dumpling tour... All sorts of unique things to do.

Network with follow startup entrepreneurs and industry folks in travel, social media, and social commerce. As always, we'll have beer!

Agenda:
6:30-7pm: Networking
7-8:30pm: Introduction, Discussion, Q&A throughout
8:30-9pm: More networking and wrap-up

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