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Inside Startups 5K Party Feat. Mark Peter Davis & Tarek Pertew

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** Inside Startups' Meetup just hit 5K members! **

We're throwing a BIG BASH to celebrate and you, of course, are invited because you're part of this incredible collective.

Join us 11/11 for drinks (bourbon, wine, Downeast Cider!) and snacks (Two Boots Pizza, Insomnia Cookies!) plus special guest speakers and conversations with interesting people in - or interested in - NYC's startup community.



Our party will include quick Q&A with startup leaders who are passionate about building and fostering communities within the local tech scene. Join us to meet:

Mark Peter Davis ( Venture Capitalist + Incubator; Founder of Interplay Ventures (; Author of The Fundraising Rules (; Founder of Columbia Venture Community (; Founder of New York Venture Community ( More at ( & follow Mark at @mpd (

Tarek Pertew ( Co-Founder & CCO of Uncubed, which connects folks to the digital world with an educational platform called Edge and supporting community resources like Wakefield, a daily email and a variety of interactive conferences and events. More at ( & follow Tarek at @tarekp (


Since 2011, Inside Startups ( has connected great people with cool job opportunities in the startup scene by hosting events, sending a weekly newsletter and managing a directory with 600+ startups: (

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.


With two locations in the lower east side, Projective Space ( is curating a community of creative and innovative individuals. The newest location - upstairs at Freemans Restaurant - is now accepting applicants. Click here for info. (


Downeast Cider House ( was founded by Ross Brockman and Tyler Tyler Mosher during their senior year of college. After a considerable amount of time spent on the family orchard, an affinity for farm-fresh apple products was born.

Two Boots ( was created in NYC’s East Village in 1987 by two indie filmmakers who loved pizza, beer and all things New Orleans (the two "boots" refer to the geographic shapes of Italy and Louisiana). We try to bring our family-friendly service, funky folk art and deep commitment to the community.

Insomnia Cookies ( is a rapidly expanding late-night bakery concept with offices in both New York and Philadelphia.

Overtime ( is where fans create and share highlights and debate about their favorite players and teams, ranging from high school to pro sports. Get the app here: & follow @overtime (