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Inside Startups connects people with content and opportunities in the NYC startup community by featuring guest speakers from awesome companies. It's a great way to meet like-minded individuals and learn more about the startup scene. 

Based in NYC, Inside Startups is run by Ali Nicolas, former VP People at OMGPOP. The founder is Dan Porter, former President of Teach for America, SVP Corp Dev at Virgin USA and CEO of OMGPOP. Currently, Ali and Dan work together on the digital team at leading sports and entertainment agency, WME | IMG.

In addition to events, Inside Startups manages a directory of startups and sends a weekly newsletter. Free to receive and low-cost to post, it's a valuable resource whether you're looking for opportunities, aiming to hire, or just wanting to stay informed. To join the mailing list and look inside startups around the world, visit