This month NYC Apps is featuring three great companies who we are excited to have together in one place. We can't wait for our members to hear and learn from these special guests!
Grand Central Tech (http://www.grandcentraltech.com) is our event sponsor:
7:00 pm – Good eats and conversations
7:15 pm – Discussion on the latest in the mobile landscape
7:30 pm – Presentations: Appery.io / Cheekd / YouNow
9:00 pm – NYC Apps after-party
Max Katz (http://maxkatz.org), Head of Developer Relations, Appery.io (https://appery.io)
Gone are the days where you can afford to take months to build an enterprise mobile app. In today's fast market, you need to be able to prototype the app in a few days, release the first version in a few weeks, get feedback, fix bugs, release the second version. Repeat. In this session you will learn how to use APIs and a cloud platform for rapid mobile development. We will use the Appery.io (https://appery.io) mobile platform to build a real app. This is a live coding session where you will be able to test the app on your phone, and we will package the app for iOS/Android. Come and learn how to build enterprise class mobile apps using our cloud toolset. Plus, get the 60-day Standard plan free ($90 value.)
Lori Cheek (https://www.linkedin.com/pub/lori-cheek/4/81b/168), Founder & CEO, Cheekd (http://cheekd.com)
Cheekd (http://cheekd.com) reimagines online dating with a new app that makes missed connections obsolete. Cheekd uses a cross-platform low energy Bluetooth technology, which fosters hyper local engagement. The app connects people in real time, versus virtual time. Connections begin in person; Cheekd helps you take the next step and continue the conversation online.
Cheekd ensures you ‘Never Miss a Connection’; thanks to this new bluetooth technology, the app works on the train; on a plane… anywhere—You’ll get an immediate notification if someone who meets your criteria is within 30 feet of you. If you’re near a potential spark, Cheekd makes sure you know about it.
Yonatan Sela (https://www.linkedin.com/in/yonatansela), Director of Product & Growth Strategy, YouNow (http://www.younow.com/)
YouNow (http://www.younow.com), founded in New York City, is a live social network that enables audiences and performers to connect in real time and is devoted to the unlimited potential of human creativity. The interactive entertainment platform has over 100 million user sessions a month and live-streams over 40,000 hours of video every day. YouNow is committed to creating a community that is a safe place where people can meet, get together and connect. YouNow is backed by Oren’s Capital and leading VCs Union Square Ventures and Venrock.
This month's list:
Cheekd: iOS (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cheekd-online-dating/id807619613?ls=1&mt=8)
YouNow: iOS (https://itunes.apple.com/app/apple-store/id471347413?mt=8) / Android (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=younow.live&referrer=utm_source%3Dyounow.com%26utm_campaign%3Dapp-promo-android%26utm_medium%3Dreferral%26utm_content%3Dweb-about-1-btn1)
Twitter accounts to follow:
@apperyio (https://twitter.com/apperyio) / @Cheekd (https://twitter.com/cheekd) / @YouNow (https://twitter.com/younow) / @GCTech (https://twitter.com/gctech)
NYC Apps social accounts:
@nycapps (http://twitter.com/nycapps) / #nycapps (https://twitter.com/search?q=%23nycapps&src=typd)
Facebook page: NYC Apps (https://www.facebook.com/nycapps)
We look forward to seeing you there.
- NYC Apps