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NY Tech Alliance Community June 8 Newsletter

From: Eustacio (Andy) S.
Enviado el: miércoles, 8 de junio de 2016, 16:34

Good afternoon NY Tech Meetup Members-

Hope you’re all having a good week so far! In case you missed it, we have big news to share this week- NY Tech Meetup has merged with NY Tech Council to form NY Tech Alliance (read more about it at The monthly NY Tech Meetup will continue to as a program of the new Alliance and you will continue to receive this newsletter of amazing community events... now back to our regularly scheduled newsletter! 

We have some great events and opportunities listed for you below. To submit a listing for a future newsletter, add your event to the NYTM Community Calendar at  All calendar listings will be automatically included in each newsletter. 


Are you job hunting or is your company actively hiring? 

We’ve curated a small sampling of job opportunities from within the NYTM community at the bottom of this newsletter. Check them out and feel free to add your own open positions to the Jobs Board at


Updated newsletter schedule:  

Next Newsletter: Wednesday, June 22nd

Submission Deadline: Monday, June 20th at noon (12pm) 


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Jessica, Andy, and Casey -The NYTM Team 


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****Next Monthly Meetup and After Party - TUESDAY, July 12****  

Our next Monthly Meetup will take place on Tuesday, June 7th 2016 at 7 p.m. at the Skirball Center at NYU (566 LaGuardia Place.) Tickets went on sale for this event on June 8th and will be available while supplies last. See who’s presenting and secure your seats at:







****IBM Watson – June 8****

- An Opportunity from our Official Education Sponsor, General Assembly

General Assembly and IBM Watson have partnered up once again to bring you an awesome event showcasing the latest in tech! Join them to interact face-to-face with the Watson team and hear successful case studies across industries. This event is perfect for start-ups and developers who want to learn more about how cognitive computing can revolutionize their products and applications. Don't miss out! Reserve your FREE ticket here:


****The Muse: General Assembly Career Coaching Extravaganza! – June 14****

-An Opportunity from our Official Education Sponsor, General Assembly

The Muse and General Assembly present a Career Coaching Extravaganza event not to be missed - next Tuesday, 6/14 at 6:30pm. They are bringing together awesome companies who are currently hiring, as well as excellent career coaches to help you hack your resume, cover letter, and personal pitch. More details and FREE tickets can be found here:





****Developing Pride 2016 - June 16****

-Submitted by Andy Saldaña

DEVELOPING PRIDE DEMO NIGHT is a celebration of tech developed, steered, programmed or created by the LGBTQ COMMUNITY! OPEN TO ALL and CO-PRESENTED by LESBIANS WHO TECH and QUEER TECH NYC. Civic Hall (156 5th Avenue at 20th St in Manhattan) is our meeting spot on Thursday, June 16 at 6:00 PM. Get your tickets and let your pride flag fly!


If you would like to demo at the event, submit your application at


****OpenCommerce Conf 2016 - June 28-29****

-Submitted by Ewa Stępień

It’s a 2 day event on E-Commerce with great speakers, Spree Commerce success stories, discussion panels for both developers&business people. Such conferences are wildly valuable, Spree development shops showcase their work, connect with clients, sometimes secure work for the whole year. Don’t take our word for it – it’s what the owner of the NY-based dev shop told us. Meet the most forward thinking E-Commerce influencers. Join us in NYC on the 28-29th of June: Special Pricing for NYTM at 80% off discount using the code 80off!






-Submitted by Jazmine Webb

Join LMHQ for our quarterly program series where we explore case studies of recent creative campaigns from award-winning agencies. BARKER, one of the fastest-growing small agencies in the United States, will present case studies on two  of their recent campaigns for brands SlimFast, and Pirch.


****Exponential Disruption & Organizations with Ramez Naam - June 8****

-Submitted by Mike Taubleb

Tech leader, inventor, startup founder, Angel Investor, Sci Fi and Futurist Author Ramez Naam speaks on Exponential Disruption & Exponential Organizations. We live in the age of exponential technologies: Computing, AI, machine learning, robotics, self-driving cars, 3D printing, drones, virtual reality, augmented reality and more. The sudden surge of their performance threatens to disrupt businesses. The only way to respond is to re-organize for the exponential age. Host: BK Futurist Meetup.


****Personal Democracy Forum 2016 – June 9 – 10****

-Submitted by Andrew Rasiej

The annual flagship conference brings together close to 1,000 top technologists, campaigners, hackers, opinion-makers, government officials, journalists, and academics for two days of game-changing talks, workshops, and networking opportunities to celebrate the power and potential of tech to make real change happen. PDF's goal is to explore and analyze technology's impact on politics, government, and society. This year’s theme is “The Tech We Need” and NYTM members receive 20% off with code NYTM16. For more information and to register please visit

Volunteer opportunities also available.


****Learn To Debug Your Code with Chrome Dev Tools - June 9****

-Submitted by Girl Develop It NYC

Learning how to master them will ramp up your skill set and help you become a better developer in a number of ways—you’ll become familiar with how the browser renders DOM elements, you’ll figure how to uncover inefficiencies in your code, and you’ll speed up your debugging process so that you can quickly find what’s wrong when your code isn’t working as expected.


****Mobile Growth New York Meetup @ Appboy - June 9****

-Submitted by Cynthia Chiang

We're bringing together a great lineup of experts from Starwood Hotels,, and Hopper for our meetup in New York. Come meet other likeminded devs and mobile marketers and mobile-first businesses, and hear some awesome strategies for growth on topics like user acquisition, retention, engagement, ASO/SEO, deep linking, converting users from mobile web to native app, and more.


****HTML & CSS for Beginners at Dev Bootcamp - June 9****

-Submitted by Eleanor Whitney

Join us for this class on HTML and CSS aimed at beginners with no or little experience in programming. This class provides a full introduction to the building block of every website, HTML (the content of a site) and CSS (used to style websites including colors and fonts). In this class, you will leave with the ability to create a basic web page and an understanding of the fundamentals of programming.


****Intellectual Property Basic Training: Developing Digital Products -June 9****

-Submitted by Samantha Provenza

This workshop will first provide a high level overview of basic intellectual property law concepts. This knowledge is useful for anyone developing a start-up, launching a new digital application, or just interested in intellectual property laws as it applies to new digital products. The presenters will present a case study to illustrate specific copyright, patent and trademark concepts and provide practical guidance on how to address legal issues in developing a site/app.


****Live Webinar on how FinTech is disrupting high-frequency trading - June 9****

-Submitted by Mansi Singhal

Bill Harts and Gaurav will talk about how 2016 is an amazing time for ML/data-science based FinTech companies to disrupt high-frequency-trading. RSVP for the live webinar here: We will spend most of the time taking questions asked by participants.


****InnovateNYP: Pediatric App Challenge Demo Day - June 9****

-Submitted by Christina Cioffe

On Thursday, June 9th, we will be holding the InnovateNYP: Pediatric App Challenge Demo Day.  The top five teams will have the opportunity to present their solutions to our panel of judges in person. Judges will award prizes to the top three teams.  First place will receive $25,000, second place will receive $10,000 and third place will receive $5,000.


****Startupbootcamp FinTech Hackathon - June 10 – 11****

-Submitted by Hiba

Startupbootcamp FinTech NY is hosting our first ever FinTech Hackathon!  Our “The FinTech City that Never Sleeps” Hackathon is the perfect event for any NY Tech Meetup member interested in coding, development, design or any student with a fintech business idea! The event is a fun 24 hour hacking challenge with prizes given to FinTech winners. We are excited to extend the invite to the NY Tech Meetup community and hope to see you attend with some innovative ideas!


****Startup Melt - Future Media Hackathon - June 10 – 12****

-Submitted by Miriam Garcia

Create the future of media and entertainment. Don’t miss this one-weekend hackathon by the Made in NY Media Center by IFP and Startup Germany to collaborate with a like-minded community and revolutionize the media landscape. Whether you are interested in virtual reality, gaming, content creation, or anything in media, this is your chance to collaborate with designers, developers and a community of business and marketing experts invested in the industry.


****The Other Festival – June 11****

-Submitted by Sierra Stanton

We are not just another festival. We are The Other Festival. Connecting, building, and supporting our entrepreneurial spirits in the face of an ever changing world. We are the best, the strongest, the boldest of our generation. We are a squad of renegade businesswomen in the form of artists, musicians, chefs, photographers, entrepreneurs, activists, inventors, storytellers, designers, and we are here to make things happen. Don't miss out on the biggest cultural event this year. The Other Festival showcases the talented makers who are breaking the rules and redefining how business is done. Check out what we have in store here. And this is only the beginning of our story.

Get your tickets NOW!


****Teach Kids to Code - CoderDojo Workshop - June 11****

-Submitted by Rebecca Garcia

CoderDojo NYC is a non-profit teaching youth ages 7-17 web, game and app development. We'll be teaching: Scratch (visual programming), HTML & CSS (Thimble), and Circuits (littleBits). This is an orientation in the morning to volunteer for a workshop for kids in the afternoon. This is not for parents & youth. No previous experience necessary, laptops not required. Orientation will begin at 11:30am.


****Code 101: Software Development & Careers - June 11****

-Submitted by Sabrina Francois

Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here! This one-day workshop is the perfect place to figure out if it’s for you. You’ll get a sneak peek of what a career in coding involves, plus a taste of the Code Fellows learning experience. Learn how websites are built and code one yourself using industry-standard tools and professional coding practices.


****Flexbox Workshop - June 13****

-Submitted by Samantha Provenza

Do you hear everyone talking about Flexbox but have yet to dive in yourself? Have you briefly experimented but find yourself surprised by the results? We will cover: Flexbox syntax and how it requires us to think about layout in new ways; Flexbox properties and how they work; How Flexbox distributes space and and behaves for flexibility in layouts; How to decide if it makes sense to use Flexbox in your current project


****QCon New York - June 13-15****

-Submitted by Anamaria Bota

The 5th annual QCon New York will feature over 100 speakers across 15 tracks covering topics like Java, Agile, DevOps, Microservices, Stream Processing, .NET, Containers, Architecture, JavaScript and more. We are waiting for over 800 attendees this year.  You can receive an additional $100 off the ticket price if you use “nytech100" (valid until registration closes) when registering for the conference. You can save a total of $430 extra if you register by May 22nd


****Sales Machine ‘16 in NYC - June 14****

-Submitted by Joan Mirano

Salesforce and Sales Hacker have teamed up to create a conference experience that connects the top B2B sales professionals with the most innovative best practices and most advanced new technologies. Come see keynotes: Arianna Huffington, Billy Beane, Simon Sinek, Fredrik Eklund, Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk. Register using the code "NYTM20" to get 20% OFF your ticket.


****MarketingWeekNYC: MCC Presents: The Evolution of the Customer Journey: A Talk by Chris Morgan of Google - June 14****

-Submitted by MarketingWeekNYC

Speaker: Chris Morgan, Head of Agency Development, Google. Chris Morgan has been part of Google Inc. for over 13 years, and has worked with advertisers and agencies from various industries, including Healthcare, Retail, and Consumer Packaged Goods. Chris now serves as Head of Agency Development.



-Submitted by Jazmine Webb

Today, only 26 women are serving as CEOs of Fortune 500 companies is roughly 5%*. In 1995 there were none. Is there something holding women back from top jobs, or is it merely a numbers game, with women steadily taking the lead at top companies? Join LMHQ and the Downtown Alliance and as we talk with leaders in business in Lower Manhattan who also happen to be women and what leadership looks like from their seat at the table.


****NYC TechBreakfast featuring awesome tech demos - June 14****

-Submitted by Kathleen Walch

Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs share learn from their peers through show and tell show-case style presentations. And yes, this is free! Thank our sponsors when you see them. This edition at Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) NYC features demos from 4 awesome tech companies Find out more and RSVP at


****Jam Sessions #0006: Wired - June 14****

-Submitted by Ryan Hefner

Working on some projects and looking for constructive feedback from other designers, developers, and friends in the tech industry? Jam Sessions is a weekly gathering where you can focus on your projects, and meet and collaborate with other amazing people.


****Dev Bootcamp June Info Session - June 14****

-Submitted by Eleanor Whitney

Thinking about switching careers and becoming a software developer? Dev Bootcamp is the original, short-term, immersive software development program that transforms those new to coding into job-ready, full-stack web developers. Our monthly open house gives you the inside scoop from Dev Bootcamp students, instructors, and alumni.


****Sales Machine ‘16 in NYC - June 14-16****

-Submitted by Joan Mirano

Salesforce and Sales Hacker have teamed up to create a conference experience that connects the top B2B sales professionals with the most innovative best practices and most advanced new technologies. Come see keynotes: Arianna Huffington, Billy Beane, Simon Sinek, Fredrik Eklund, Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk. Register using the code "NYTM20" to get 20% OFF your ticket.


****Korean Startup Summit NYC - June 15****

-Submitted by Sang Lee

The top Korean startup organizations in NYC have once again come together to bring you the3rd inaugural Korean Startup Summit NYC -2016. We anticipate an even bigger and more exciting turnout with a fresh batch of startups from both Korea as well as the United States presenting and showcasing the next innovation in startup.  Join our top VCs, top notch speakers that have seen and done just about everything and next generation of Entrepreneurs highlighting the Korean wave of startup innovation.


****VentureOut's Startups, Eh?, a Quebec Pitch Night - June 15****

-Submitted by Brian Frumberg

VentureOut hopes you can join us on Wednesday, June 15th for Startups, Eh?, an event showcasing our impressive delegation of Canadian tech companies in New York City in collaboration with the Quebec Government Office in New York. We have a panel of esteemed venture investors including Roger Chen, Principal at Genacast Ventures. We hope to see you there!


****#MonarqMoguls Investor + Women Founders Breakfast w/ Anu Duggal - June 15****

-Submitted by Irene Ryabaya

Do you want to meet angel investor, entrepreneur and Founding Partner of Female Founders Fund Anu Duggal? Anu believes that the next generation of successful venturebacked entrepreneurs will include talented female founders. She will discuss her investment strategy, her experience and answer any questions you have about what F^3 look for in entrepreneurs. Buy your tickets here:


****latinoTech Summer Kickoff - June 15****

-Submitted by Michael Vallejos

Join us at for our summer kickoff happy hour at AppNexus to catch up on all things #Latinotech here in NYC! Hang out with us - grab a drink, eat some delicious food, chat with the VC's, startup founders, and other NYC Tech influencers. Come one, come all, bring a guest, and hang loose. See you there!



-Submitted by Jazmine Webb

We're partnering with General Assembly and The Next Web to bring you Debate Club, where industry influencers share their honest opinions about trending topics in design, business, and tech, and battle it out head-to-head. On June 15 we'll be talking about Human vs. Computer Generated Design, featuring creators from various areas of the design world.


****Sumit Chopra (Facebook Research) will teach us Deep Learning Neural Networks (advanced) - June 15****

-Submitted by Mansi Singhal

Summit will teach us advanced deep learning neural networks. His PhD thesis (at NYU) proposed a first of its kind neural network model for doing relational regression, and was a conceptual foundation for a startup company for modeling residential real estate prices. Following his Ph.D., he joined AT&T Labs - Research as a research scientist in the machine learning department, where he focused on building novel deep learning models for speech recognition, natural language processing.


****Debate Club - June 15****

-Submitted by Jazmine Webb

Join General Assembly, The Next Web, and LMHQ for Debate Club, where industry influencers share their honest opinions about trending topics in design, business, and tech, and battle it out head-to-head. The first topic for June 15th is Human vs. Computer Generated Design, featuring creators from various areas of the design world. An informal and super fun event, panelists will take the stance of either side of our argument, providing industry insights in an entirely new way.


****June 16th: One-Day Sales Training Boot Camp - June 16****

-Submitted by Jeremy Rawitz

Two of every three salespeople miss their sales goal. This means lost revenue, market share & under-valued businesses.This one-day immersion gives you the tools to overcome sales challenges. Among others, you'll learn skills to: take control of a sales call without feeling like a pushy or annoying salesperson; sell--non-manipulatively--when the prospect says “No”; better deal with the objections over price/money. Jeremy has trained teams for 20 years, from Makerbot to Urbandaddy.


****The A to Z's of Freelancing - June 16****

-Submitted by Jason Malki

Topics that will be covered include: The Self-Employed lifestyle, Negotiating and pricing, Marketing yourself, Finding jobs, Insurance protection, and more!


****Make It In BK Pitch Contest | Digital Edition - June 16****

-Submitted by Stephanie Dolan

Calling Brooklyn-based digital entrepreneurs (startups focused in digital realm - video streaming, SaaS, data, IoT, digital media, applications + more). Grab a beer, snacks, + connect with the Brooklyn startup community. Watch finalists pitch + field questions from an awesome line-up of judges, and find out who gets all the glory + the $5K prize. Then get back to the networking and hang out until 8pm.  Got a digital startup? Apply for 1of 5 finalist spots before 5/9.


****Brooklyn Media Breakfast: Designing the Internet of Things  - June 17****

-Submitted by Miriam Garcia

How does the Internet of Things apply to art and entertainment? Join us at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP on June 17th and learn how real-world game and experience design can be implemented using IoT technologies, and how starting with UX principles allows us to create magical new types of live performance and interaction.


****brunchwork w/ Littlstar (Virtual Reality!) & WayUp - June 18****

-Submitted by Paulina

Join us for an unforgettable farm-to-table brunch and mimosas with Tony Mugavero (Littlstar, founder & CEO) & Liz Wessel (WayUp, founder & CEO)! Your brunch will feature:  * Inspirational fireside chat with Tony & Liz in an intimate setting  * Dynamic Audience Challenge  * Curated connections with other young people hungry for the next opportunity (we will introduce you to the people you want to meet)  * Seasonal, organic, farm-to-table brunch by Ox Verte.


****Um, Like, I'm Sorry, I Just: How to Speak Like a Lady Leader - June 18****

-Submitted by Leah Bonvissuto

Stop dreading your next [choose all that apply! meeting, pitch, presentation, interview] and turn it into an anticipated opportunity.  Strengthen your communication skills in this half-day workshop for women in business and creative leaders. Learn and practice techniques from theater and improvisational comedy to stop apologizing and start speaking with conviction - like a boss. Led by Leah Bonvissuto (Bespoken) and Lisa Pertoso (Hyper Island)


****Building a career as a woman in tech: Dev Bootcamp alumni share their experience - June 20****

-Submitted by Eleanor Whitney

Join us for a lively panel discussion with women alumni from Dev Bootcamp's New York Campus. They will be joined members of our career services team to discuss what kinds of jobs Dev Bootcamp grads get, what kinds of companies they work for, and what their post-Dev Bootcamp work lives are like and how they have build community as a woman developer.


****Sports Tech Panel - June 21****

-Submitted by Jason Malki

Topics that will be covered include: Unique challenges that sports startups should expect to face; How startups should approach sports organizations for partnerships; Potential for innovation; And more!


****"Transitioning Tribes: a talk with Tiffany Roesler, CEO of Ispossible in Tech at Dev Bootcamp - June 22****

-Submitted by Eleanor Whitney

In continued celebration of LGBTQ pride and women's leadership in tech, you are invited to join Dev Bootcamp for and evening of storytelling and collaborative chatting with Tiffany Roesler who is a proud CEO, Chairwoman, Advisor and Angel Investor. She supports in helping organizations build inclusive and skilled teams leading to better problem solving capabilities while increasing retention.


****Salary Negotiation Tips from Stride's CEO Debbie Madden - June 22****

-Submitted by Lauren Murphy

Join us at Write/Speak/Code NYC for an exciting talk on negotiation from speaker Debbie Madden, CEO of Stride. There will be a Q&A after the talk along with the time for networking. Please note: This is an event intended for members who identify as women.


****CE Week 2016 - June 22****

-Submitted by Barry Myers

CE Week is where the tech industry gathers to see the products and explore the trends that will drive sales and adoption of new technologies in the second half of the year. With over a 100 companies exhibiting, a great conference program and lots more, the event attracts over 3,000 market influencers, including press, trade affiliates, buyers, bloggers, investors, educators, and more. NOTE - this is a trade show open only to members of the press and tech industry professionals.


****getgeeked New York - June 22****

-Submitted by Barry Myers

getgeeked New York is the rare tech event for the folks who matter most - passionate tech geeks! Attendees will have a chance to check out new gear and provide feedback to over 100 brands ranging from industry icons like Lenovo, Samsung, and LG to dozens of amazing startups from across the country. There’s also ton of gear up for grabs in our various contests and great deals in our Shopping Zone. And, of course, everyone will take some top-shelf swag home with them.


****Code Driven (A FirstMark Event) - June 22****

-Submitted by Andrew Oved

Code Driven features fascinating technical and organizational talks from experienced engineers and leaders. This is a developer-only audience and it is completely free to join and attend. Join us for an evening with outstanding talks and food/drink/networking. This month, we're thrilled to welcome: Matt Spitz, Site Lead for Dropbox NYC; Danielle Rothermel, Engineer at Facebook -Suggestifier: How to Engineer a System to Detect Physical Presence.


****ChickTech NYC: Volunteer Informational Happy Hour - June 22****

-Submitted by Lauren Dillard

If you've been looking for volunteer opportunities or have yet to join us for a ChickTech NYC meetup, drop in anytime for an informational meet-and-greet at Public House NYC on June 22. You'll be able to meet the ChickTech NYC team and mingle with other spectacular women and men dedicated to increasing representation of women and girls in tech. Reach out to [address removed] with questions or to apply for one of our available volunteer roles. Event will have a cash bar.


****Project Hera Women in Tech Event - June 23****

-Submitted by Angela Walters

June 23rd @ NYU: many of NYC's leading orgs (Google, Uber, LittleBits, etc) will be networking with two hundred successful women who are in, or interested in joining the tech space. We'd love for you to be part of this gathering so please accept the complimentary admission ticket below (through link). This is an invite only event. Super casual. Startup vibe. No expectations or strings. Event link here w/ agenda, more info and special registration:


****Building a resume for career changers at Dev Bootcamp - June 23****

-Submitted by Eleanor Whitney

Join Shar'nee Francis, Career Developer at Dev Bootcamp NYC, for a session on communicating your personal brand via your resume. Sharn'ee will share tips and tricks that will enable you to market yourself to the best of your ability in the tech field. This workshop will give you a preview of our approach to career building as someone entering the tech industry from another field.


****LMHQ Birthday Times - June 23****

-Submitted by Jazmine Webb

LMHQ is celebrating its first birthday, and we want to party down with you! It’s been a super fun year of opening our doors to serve the creative business community in Lower Manhattan. Join us for a birthday bash where your neighborhood pals will gather creative businesses in the tech, advertising, media, fashion, education, and finance industries, and more. We’ll have cake, good vibes, and tunes by DJ Lily Vanilli.


****How to Create and Effective Pitch Deck for Your App - June 23****

-Submitted by Miriam Garcia

Creating a pitch deck is one of the most challenging tasks entrepreneurs face, especially when it comes to apps. Fortunately, ZZ Twainy, the Vice President of Roko Labs, will share their findings after receiving feedback from angel investors and successful entrepreneurs on 600+ pitch decks for the App Idea Awards. Join us at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP on June 23rd at 7:00pm.


****MentHERnyc - June 23****

-Submitted by Irene Ryabaya

MentHERnyc is An Invitation-Only Full Day Event Connecting The Most Promising Early Stage Women-Led Companies With The Most Active Investors & Advisors In NYC. Are you an early stage women-led company in the NYC area with a big vision and looking for funding in the next 12 months? #MentHERnyc invites you to attend a day of one-on-one mentoring and education with over 70 of the foremost investors, advisors, and thought leaders in the NYC startup community. Apply to attend today.


****Lunch+Learn - How to Facilitate a Meeting - June 23****

-Submitted by Jessalin Lam

Facilitation, simply stated, means "to make things simple." This crucial skill will help you manage teams and projects more effectively. In this session learn more about the fundamentals of facilitation, the role of facilitator, and most importantly, practice facilitating a group. Led by expert facilitator, Kiely Sweatt.


****Designers + Geeks: Design & The Bottom Line - June 23****

-Submitted by Joe Robinson

Sometimes it feels like the design objectives are on a different planet than business objectives, and bringing the two together can be a ton of work. In this session of Designers + Geeks, we'll go through a practical handbook for turning your company into a design driven company by building trust and delivering business results.


****SEJ Summit New York - June 23****

-Submitted by Meg Cabrera

SEJ Summit “A Day of Keynotes” is a unique conference experience tailored for SEOs, by SEOs. The content is well-rounded and diverse, while staying focused on search. Events will take place in Santa Monica, Chicago, and New York City throughout 2016. Each show will feature a single track of vetted, keynote-style presentations given by industry experts and over three hours of high-quality networking opportunities. Our top priority is to provide an actionable, impactful, and memorable experience


****Offsite Camp - June 24****

-Submitted by Derek Baynton

Offsite is a carefully curated and thoughtfully designed retreat for entrepreneurs across various industries. The weekend includes inspiring talks & panels, interactive workshops, farm-to-table food & drink, and a few of those summer camp activities we all know and love. We’ve created the perfect environment to allow entrepreneurs to escape the ordinary and collectively pioneer change.Visit our site to apply for an invite


****Intro to Project Management - June 26****

-Submitted by Eve MacKnight

Ready to become a PM rockstar?  This course reviews the keys to success for managing digital projects.  Learn to plan for the unexpected, improve team productivity and deliver great results.


****Recursion for the Rest of Us (CS Fundamentals Series) - June 26****

-Submitted by Joanne Daudier

This is the second workshop from our Computer Science Fundamentals series, designed to help you ace that next interview. We'll be learning the concept of recursion, a technique that is often used in algorithms. See how to use recursion to calculate factorial and powers of a number, and more. Our instructor will be teaching us remotely through a live stream, so you can attend ONLINE or IN-PERSON. The advantage of attending in person is that you'll get to work through the challenges with others.



****Hyper Island Digital Inspiration Class - June 27****

-Submitted by Jessalin Lam

Do you want to get ahead of the curve and be inspired? Are you curious about emerging digital trends? In this full-day immersive class, you will dive into emerging digital trends, explore how they can transform your work and life, and seize opportunities to future-proof your career.


****DevBoost Newsletter - June 28****

-Submitted by Jason Malki

Once a year we get our AlleyBoost Partners to help out the Startup Community with their Development related issues (both Website or Mobile) in the form ofa Dedicated Newsletter from Development oriented firms (dev shops, coding schools, app creators etc) - DevBoost 2016.


****Jam Sessions #0007: Slide - June 28****

-Submitted by Ryan Hefner

Working on some projects and looking for constructive feedback from other designers, developers, and friends in the tech industry? Jam Sessions is a weekly gathering where you can focus on your projects, and meet and collaborate with other amazing people.


****MongoDB World - June 28****

-Submitted by Meghan Gill

MongoDB World is an opportunity to learn database best practices, network with peers and industry professionals, and advance your career. It is the only event where you’ll hear directly from both the engineers that build MongoDB and from the MongoDB users running the largest implementations in the world. Use the code NYTM for an exclusive 25% discount on registration.


****OpenCommerce Conf 2016 - June 28- 29****

-Submitted by Ewa

It’s a 2 day event on E-Commerce with great speakers, Spree Commerce success stories, discussion panels for both developers&business people. Such conferences are wildly valuable, Spree development shops showcase their work, connect with clients, sometimes secure work for the whole year. Don’t take our word for it -- it’s what the owner of the NY-based dev shop told us. Meet the most forward thinking E-Commerce influencers. Join us in NYC on the 28-29th of June:


****TechBreakfast's Startup Spectacular 2016 - June 28-29****

-Submitted by Nathan Hoffmeier

TechBreakfast has taken six of our most popular, startup-enhancing events and combined them into one: Our Ask a VC event, BizBootcamp, and "Ask Me Anything" style ExecBreakfast combined with our new Crowdfundapalooza, Press Gauntlet, and M&A Connect events. We've also added a number of other business and networking focused activities to make this the best 2 days you'll spend kicking your Startup forward.June 28-29, NYC @ Fordham Lincoln Center. Space is limited, RSVP today! Use code NYTECH20 for a 20% discount!


****Startup Grind NYC Hosts Oisin Hanrahan, CEO & Co-founder of Handy - June 30****

-Submitted by John Matson

On Thursday, June 30th, Startup Grind NYC will host Oisin Hanrahan, CEO & Co-founder of Handy, the on-demand home improvement and cleaning service. Founded in 2012, Handy spun out of Harvard's Innovation Lab and in three years has grown from 3 markets to 28 cities worldwide. Prior to Handy, Oisin founded Clearwater Group, a real estate development company in Budapest, Hungary. Only 18 years old at the time, Clearwater Group went on to successfully complete a number of multi-million Euro develop


****Sentiment Analysis Symposium - July 12****

-Submitted by Seth Grimes

The Sentiment Analysis Symposium ( takes place July 12 in New York, tackling the business value of sentiment, opinion, and emotion in our big data world. Emotion is the key to customer (and patient, voter, market, and investor) understanding. The symposium is the place to stay current with the technologies and their research and insights applications. Attend to hear from brand, agency, and technologist speakers and benefit from excellent networking opportunities. Register with the MEETUP code for 20% off.


****NYC TechBreakfast featuring awesome tech demos - July 12****

-Submitted by Kathleen Walch

Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs share learn from their peers through show and tell show-case style presentations. And yes, this is free! Thank our sponsors when you see them. This edition at Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) NYC features demos from 4 awesome tech companies Find out more and RSVP at


****Daily News Innovation Lab Summer Media Mixer - July 13****

-Submitted by Jim Laakso

Don't let summer pass you by!  July 13, from 6-9 PM, join the Daily News Innovation Lab at The DL's private rooftop bar (95 Delancey St., NYC) for drinks and conversations with your media and tech colleagues. Complimentary drink tickets available at the door while supplies last. RSVP:


****Hackamedia - July 18****

-Submitted by Cheryl Roth

Hackamedia is an explosive pitch experience focusing on media/ communications coaching to create company awareness and spark beneficial interactions. Beyond the bounds of a pitch event - amp up your skills and confidence as you get the attention of media, influencers and all kinds of capitalists.  Everyone's invited - receive copious advice and killer presentation coaching to up your game.  Make some hacka-magic w/ our Mentor Mating. Free to Attend or Livestream, please RSVP. Presenters use code NYTM for 50% discount on participation and benefits (see list of benefits at Stand Tall and Smoothly Deliver (sans the sweaty palms).


****Diversity In Tech – July 19****

-Submitted by Jason Malki

Topics that will be covered include: American - African opportunities; transferring key learnings; women and Minority Opportunities - what are we missing?; how to make; diversity work in tech; and more!





***Access Code: Learn to Code and Launch a Career in Tech***


C4Q’s Access Code is an intensive 10-month program that trains adults with no prior coding experience to become industry ready computer programmers and helps them get jobs at leading tech companies. These positions are in high demand with high-paid salaries—our recent graduates’ income increased on average from $18,000 to $85,000.


The upcoming Access Code cohorts will focus on Android app development, iOS app development, or Full-Stack Web development. We offer classes both on a daytime schedule as well as nights and weekends.


For more details and to apply, check out our website (




****Web Developer / Systems Programmer – Luxury Mortgage****

Who you are: an entry to mid level developer who is interested in developing and managing a variety of websites, database reporting tools, and workflow solutions. Job type: Full time | Industry: Finance


****Lead iOs / Android Developer – Blue Bite****

Who you are: A skilled developer with an idealistic approach to creating software. Job type: Full time | Industry: Mobile



Thank You to Our Sponsors! 


Founding Sponsors: 

Gotham Ventures 

Wilson Sonsini 


Annual Education Sponsor: 

General Assembly 


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MLB Advanced Media 




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MLB Advanced Media 


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