September

21

Nov 27

Project Entrepreneur Venture Competition

submitted by Carmen Mercado

Apply now for a chance to attend Project Entrepreneur Intensive in NYC, and receive a $10,000 grant and entry into a 5-week accelerator program hosted at Rent the Runway.

Project Entrepreneur is increasing the number of women building high-growth, economically impactful companies. Launched by Rent the Runway Foundation in partnership with UBS, Project Entrepreneur is a national initiative providing women access to the tools, training and networks to build scalable companies. #WhatWillYouBuild

http://projectentrepreneur.org/

October

12

Nov 06

ERA Winter ‘18 Accelerator Program

submitted by dawn barber

ERA Winter ‘18 Accelerator Program ($100K in seed funding; NYC’s leading accelerator; Largest mentor network in NYC (350+); Work daily w/ full time staff + venture partners; NYC’s strongest post-program support w/ alumni network of 135+ companies) Early Admissions - Oct. 12th; Deadline: Nov. 6th; Program Start: Jan 8th. Apply Today!

https://www.eranyc.com/apply/

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Jul 17

President's Society Tech

submitted by Tiffany Jackson

LaGuardia Community College is committed to helping diversify the City’s tech talent workforce. Our signature leadership and professional development program, President’s Society: Tech, is seeking 5 partner companies interested in hosting a group of 20 students at their company’s offices to facilitate evening session between Sept. through Dec. 2017. Join this initiative to broaden the pool of people who have access to the tech industry in NYC. Please email us @ pstech@lagcc.cuny.edu

http://www.laguardia.edu/PS-Tech/

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24

GraphConnect Conference

submitted by Karin Wolok

GraphConnect is the global gathering of the graph technology community. Drawing experts and enthusiasts alike, the conference focuses on Neo4j, the world's leading graph database and the #1 platform for connected data.

Hear how speakers from eBay, Microsoft, Comcast, UBS, and more are solving their toughest challenges with graph technology. See what the future has in store in our ever-connected world and learn tips and tricks from industry leaders.

Use code: Community20 for 20% off!

http://www.GraphConnect.com

24

Innovation Across Retail

submitted by stefano cracolici

Connecting Innovation with Retail

Discover the newest innovation in retail technology. Join NYC's startup accelerator Fashion Tech Consortium and FIT’s Design + Tech Lab for an evening of discussion, networking, and collaborative learning featuring top industry leaders and disruptors.

Agenda:
5:30 - Networking
6:00 - Opening Comments
6:15 - Startup Showcase
7:00 - Panel Discussions
8:00 - Q&A and Networking
*Refreshments will be served!*

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/innovation-across-retail-tickets-38009767237

24

NYAI #15: Reinventing Businesses with AI (Ruchir Puri)

submitted by Marianna Phillips

Join us for what's sure to be an exciting night in AI! We have an exciting guest for this month's event! We'll hear from Ruchir Puri (IBM Fellow & Chief Architect of IBM Watson) who will talk about "Reinventing Businesses with AI: Present and Future".

We will be giving away a few tickets to the Future Labs AI Summit on Mon, 10/30 & Tues, 10/31! Winner will be drawn on Tues, 10/24 at the event.

Pizza + AI + Networking = The Best Tuesday ever!

https://www.meetup.com/NYAImeetup/events/244178308/

25

Be the Boss of You: Mindfulness + Improv

submitted by Lisa Pertoso

Join us to learn applicable tools to lead yourself and others from a place of kindness. This experiential workshop will integrate mindfulness and improv theater techniques.

Learn To:
-Be more present and focused
-Calm your mind for clearer decision-making
-Respond instead of react to difficult people and situations
-Develop more compassion for yourself and others

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/be-the-boss-of-you-mindfulness-improv-tickets-38297723522?aff=FTF

25

A Day in the Life of an Engineer: Career Changers Panel

submitted by Melanie Gershman

Changing careers doesn't have to be scary! Join us at Flatiron School for a candid discussion with fellow women in tech who transitioned from a witches' brew of careers to land roles in the tech industry. We'll be discussing their transition into tech, from BOO-tcamps, to hair-raising interviews, to navigating company occult-ure. We'll wrap up the evening with time for a Q&A and networking over spooky snacks.

https://www.meetup.com/girldevelopit/events/244030621/

25

Learn to Make Your Business Stand Out on Instagram

submitted by Sharyn O'Mara

Instagram is the hottest social networking site these days with more than 700 million active users. Public Relations firms have been utilizing this site for months and have been creating programs for the site and targeting influencers to get their message out. During the panel discussion, hear from publicists working at two major NYC Public Relations firms and from an Instagram influencer who has nearly 17,000 followers. Learn the secrets of how you can make your business stand out!

http://www.socialmediaassoc.com

26

How to Turn Holograms into Money

submitted by Paul Blair

Just like computers disrupted virtually all industries, immersive computing and mixed reality devices are disrupting industries as we speak. During this presentation, Apress author Sean Ong will speak to various ways we can identify and extract value provided by mixed reality. He’ll talk about his experience as a mixed reality developer, provide insights into monetization opportunities, and open up a discussion about how to stay ahead of the biggest computing paradigm shift in our history.

https://www.meetup.com/NYC-HoloLens-Developers-Meetup/events/243791583/

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28

NYVR Expo

submitted by Jon McLoughlin

INTRODUCING THE PREMIER VR/AR EVENT ON THE EAST COAST!

Virtual and Augmented Reality technologies are growing at an exponential rate as new applications across a wider range of industry segments continue to be introduced every day. Developers are creating new hardware and software applications in the gaming, health, cinema, photography, real estate, tourism, hospitality, training, advertising and aerospace markets.

http://nyvrexpo.com

26

Intro to Working With APIs

submitted by Dannia Guzman

In this one-day Girl Develop It workshop, we'll talk about how JavaScript-based APIs actually work behind the scenes, give you some hands-on experience in using the Giphy API as an example, and introduce you to a wealth of other APIs to enhance your websites. Interested? RSVP on Meetup!

http://meetu.ps/3dRbJQ

26

B2C Marketing Strategies & Tactics for Startups

submitted by Danny Garcia

Join us on October 26th as we discuss everything a B2C startup needs to know about marketing strategies & tactics. Amanda Moskowitz, Founder & CEO of Stacklist and Nine Natural, will moderate a panel discussion with Josh Hix (Co-founder & CEO of Plated), Lindsey Andrews (Co-founder of Minibar), and Lenny Chase (VP of Marketing at Halo Top). There will be drinks & networking before and after the panel.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/b2c-marketing-strategies-tactics-for-startups-tickets-38393811925

26

Fintech Australia Showcase

submitted by Cleo Lu

On October 26th, VentureOut, FD Global Connections and Tyro FinTech Hub are excited to host the Fintech Australia Showcase, a pitch night featuring some of the world's most promising Fintech startups and our panel of seasoned venture investors focused on innovations in Fintech. We start at 6:00pm with networking, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres so have your tickets ready and be there on time.

Location: Rise New York | 43 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10010

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ventureout-fintech-australia-showcase-pitch-night-tickets-36235599654

27

Food, Health and Technology Summit

submitted by Julia Olayanju

Tom Mastrobuoni, CFO of Tyson New Ventures, venture capital fund of Tyson Foods will be speaking about what they look for in innovative food companies they invest in.

You can apply to showcase your Food-Tech Products or Food, beverage products. Visit foodhealthandtechnology.com

Speakers and panelists include:
- Tom Mastrobuoni, CFO Tyson New Ventures
- Victor Penev , CEO, Edamam
- Cindy Kasindorf, CEO Remedy Organics
- Jennifer Goggin , Director of Retail, Crave Food Systems
and more

http://Foodhealthandtechnology.com

27

SILICONHARLEM CONFERENCE 2017 - MOVING THE COMMUNITY FORWARD

submitted by Clayton Banks

On October 27, 2017, a diverse array of 250+ professionals from the private and public sectors, including technology, media, smart tech, content, civic services, branding, and inclusion, will convene at Silicon Harlem’s Next Gen Conference. We are joined by the CTO of NYC, Miguel Gamiño; CEO of Uncharted Play, Jessica O. Matthews; Borough President Gale Brewer; the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce and others that have embraced our 2017 theme "Community Forward". Use Promo Code 1950 to save 50%

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/silicon-harlem-conference-2017-tickets-36280307376

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28

SYNERGY GLOBAL FORUM NEW YORK

submitted by evvnt Platform

Synergy Global Forum 2017 explores a world in which we are all co-creators - if we choose to be. The incredible line-up of speakers focuses on the skills, technology, and trends that will enable you to thrive in this world, co-creating value with colleagues, customers, and the global community.

Venue details: Theater at Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York 10001, United States

http://go.evvnt.com/148753-0

28

brunchwork w/ Slack

submitted by Paulina

You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with Slack's Head of Search, Learning, & Intelligence Noah Weiss and ‎Director of Business Development at Thrive Global Dan Katz. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Noah, curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off...over a seasonal, farm-to-table meal.

https://brunchwork.com/next-event/?eb_event_id=38216696167

28

3D Jewelry Design

submitted by Donna Cusimano

Design a bangle and learn to model it using primitive “building blocks” in Autocad’s TinkerCAD 3D modeling software. Students will learn the basics of 3D modeling, will learn about the different types of professional 3D modeling software available and will walk away with an understanding of how small jewelry designers use 3D to design and manufacture. Students need to bring a laptop and a mouse to this workshop and will need to have signed up for a free account through Autodesk.

http://www.techgirlz.org/techshop/3d-jewelry-design/

28

Outbrain presents: The Ultimate Content Panel @ SMX East

submitted by David Markovich

Panel Moderator: Miko Levy, Vice President, Brands, US Outbrain

Pamela Piccola Fales - Director, Performance Marketing at Plated

Athena Papanicolaou - CEO, Milla & Co

Tom De Napoli - Snr Director, Content and Platform Strategy at Viacom Velocit

Zack Jacobs - Director of Marketing @ Mac Weldon

https://www.meetup.com/nyinternetmarketing/events/242032963/

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31

DataEngConf NYC - network with top data scientists and engineers!

submitted by Pete Soderling

Join several hundred top data scientists, engineers and analysts at our largest data event ever @ DataEngConf NYC!

2 days of 30+ technical data talks from top speakers at Google, Databricks, Twitter, Spotify, Datadog, WeWork, Buzzfeed, The New York Times, Chartbeat, Mashable, Kickstarter, Citus Data, Mt. Sinai, Apache Foundation, Columbia University, Stanford University & more.

Special discount code: NYTECH for 25% off tickets. Startup pricing also available.

http://dataengconf.com

30

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence & Bots: FirstMark's Code Driven

submitted by Dan Kozikowski

Code Driven features talks from senior startup leaders on real-world applications of algorithms & more. This month, we welcome leaders from Spotify, Quovo, and Quartz for a session on ML, bots & beyond.

https://www.meetup.com/Code-Driven-NYC/events/244093150/

November

01

02

IBM Cloud and Cognitive Summit

submitted by Paula Pena

Unleash your potential with Cloud & Cognitive technologies...

Today's most successful innovators are unleashing their potential with cloud and cognitive technologies. With these tools, they’re not just doing great work, they’re doing the best work of their lives.

IBM has several huge fourth-quarter announcements that will help you transform your work, profession, and industry.

http://cloudandcognitivesummit.com/

01

05

Harlem Tech Week 2017

submitted by Nizer Saunders

Harlem Tech Week 2017.
NYC's Small Business, Tech Startup Conference and Diversity Career Fair.
Events take place November 1-5, 2017 throughout NYC. Log on to http://HarlemTechWeek.org

Joining us for opening-day Wednesday, October 1st, we are honored to have as this year’s speaker Amol Sarva. Amol co-founded Virgin Mobile USA and is the co-founder of Knotel.

Our annual Investor-RT (roundtable discussion). Register now to meet, hear and learn what investors are saying and looking for.

http://harlemtechweek.org/

02

Cyber Security Roundtable Mashup @ Blackrock 11/2

submitted by CyberAssistant

CISOs, CEOs, Presidents, Directors, VPs, Penetration Testers, Security Software Developers, Cryptographers, IT Specialists, Security Analysts, Risk Managers, Security Architects/Engineers, Programmers, Consultants, network with other top information security executives, practitioners, and potential investors. Gain knowledge of opportunities in the constantly growing information security industry while engaging with the community that is molding the future of the field & trailblazing new ventures

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cyber-security-roundtable-at-blackrock-tickets-38390971429

02

Travel Pitch Night

submitted by Voyager HQ

Apply to pitch at Voyager HQ's Travel Pitch Night!

Deadline: Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11:59 pm EDT

Five of the most innovative travel startup companies will gather at the Voyager Clubhouse to present to a panel of industry leaders and investors, including Kerri Zeil, Head of Amadeus for Startups, Online Travel Group. Panelists and audience will judge each startup on presentation, business model's viability, product/market fit, and fundability. Following the announcement of the winner, we will have a networking hour with drinks and hors d'oeuvres provided.

Powered by Amadeus

https://goo.gl/CGwK4b

02

ERA x Brooklyn Pitch

submitted by penny

Join ERA on November 2nd for the opportunity to pitch your company to our esteemed panel, network with amazing entrepreneurs and learn more about ERA. ERA invests $100K and gives founders access to NYC's leading start-up mentor network and community.
Apply by Nov. 6th: http://bit.ly/Apply2ERA *Program Starts January 8th

http://bit.ly/2zBtA67

03

Civic Hall Presents: “The Last Days of Reality” Brown Bag with Mark Pesce

submitted by Alena Amante

Join us on November 3rd for a brown bag conversation with Mark Pesce about his new book “The Last Days of Reality”.

Inventor, futurist, educator, author & broadcaster Mark Pesce (@mpesce) shines a light a newly emerging world of Facebook profiling, machine learning, fake news targeting & augmented reality. “The Last Days of Reality” lays out the world we’ve created, then asks - while there’s still time - whether this is the world we really want to live in, & what might be done to change course.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/civic-hall-presents-the-last-days-of-reality-brown-bag-with-mark-pesce-tickets-38558860590

03

NYU Stern FinTech Conference 2017

submitted by NYU Stern Public Affairs

On Friday, Nov. 3, NYU Stern will host its second-annual FinTech Conference entitled, “The Transformative Potential and Regulatory Challenges of FinTech.” The day-long forum will convene researchers, industry executives, alumni and students to debate and discuss the future of FinTech, the latest research in this dynamic field and how technology is reshaping the finance industry.

For more information, including the full agenda and registration information, please visit the conference website.

http://www.stern.nyu.edu/experience-stern/about/departments-centers-initiatives/interdisciplinary-initiatives/financial-technology-fintech/fintech-conference

03

05

48in48

submitted by Gina Gentilozzi

48 hour professional hackathon. We build free, new WordPress websites for 48 NYC Nonprofits in 48 hours. Read about what we do here - www.48in48.org and come volunteer with us. We need you. NYC Nonprofits need you!!

https://newyork.48in48.org/volunteer/

06

07

Hybrid Identity Protection Conference 2017

submitted by Meytal Burstein

Hybrid Identity Protection Conference offers identity professionals an opportunity to discover new possibilities and technologies around directory services in the on-premises, cloud, and hybrid enterprise.

Our speakers include:
Brian Desmond
Gil Kirkpatrick
Sean Metcalf
John Savill
and other leading identity experts

NY Tech Meetup members can get a 25% discount to attend. Use code NYTech2017 on the registration page: https://hybrididentityprotection.com/registration

https://www.hipconf.com/

07

Market Intelligence Mornings: New York

submitted by Erin Zawacki

Learn from the best decision makers in business, as they break down the strategies and insights necessary to win market share in the digital age. Then collaborate with colleagues from across industries to identify the ideal trends to track and tactics to employ.

We will discuss…

Success stories & best practices: Hear directly from industry leaders about the secrets behind their digital success

Emerging Digital Trends: The key industry and consumer trends reshaping today’s digital world

Competitive insights: How to uncover the digital strategy of any competitor

Dancing with the Giants: How brands can thrive in an era of dominating giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Expedia

Seats are limited and will fill up, so register now!

https://www.marketintelligencemornings.com/new-york-registration

07

StrtupBoost: Communication Enhancement with Chuck Garcia

submitted by Jason Malki

Presentation Communication Enhancement: On November 7th StrtupBoost will host Chuck Garcia (#1 Best Selling Author: Climb to the Top; International Consultant to Fortune 500 companies in Communications; Columbia University Adjunct Professor). Be one of just 3 companies to get live valuable feedback. Useful for Pitching Investors or your next Business Development Deal.

https://sbchuckgarcia.splashthat.com/

08

Intro to JavaScript

submitted by Jordan Jeffries

JavaScript is an essential skill for any web developer. It’s commonly used to add interactivity to webpages, such as animation, parallax, slideshows, form validation, and much more. Traditionally it’s run in a web browser (client-side), but having grown in popularity you can now run it server-side (using Node.js for example). We’ll get you started with the fundamentals of client-side (front-end) JavaScript, opening up your webpages to new and exciting functionality!

https://www.nobledesktop.com/seminars/intro-to-javascript

09

French-American Creative Lab Demo Night NYC

submitted by Daphné

On Nov 9 from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, meet 8 brilliant innovative French start-ups during the Demo Night NY of the third edition of the French-American Creative Lab, a program of the Cultural Services of French Embassy in the US and Business France.
The pitch session will take place at General Assembly and will be followed by a cocktail.
The event is free.
#CreativeLab #FrenchTech #innovation #culture #DemoNight

https://generalassemb.ly/education/french-american-creative-lab-demo-night/new-york-city/42608

09

Inbox Awesome

submitted by Felix Zeltner

Inbox Awesome is an annual boutique conference on the future of email, messaging and productivity in the heart of NYC. On November 9th 2017, you can join 250+ inbox experts all-day to discuss bots, voice AI, chats, newsletters and more. First confirmed speakers include leaders from Slack, Google and Zappos.

http://inboxawesome.org

14

Andy Weir Book Launch

submitted by ELLEN SILBERMANN

Andy Weir, best-selling author of "The Martian", talks about his new book, ARTEMIS, with Jeffrey Kluger, author of Apollo 8 & 13. Books for sale, signing follows. This is his ONLY New York public appearance.
A special VIP ticket includes book, priority seating, and pre-talk reception with Andy. Limited number to tickets available.
Learn more @https://www.intrepidmuseum.org/andy-weir Tickets go on sale October 10 at 10:00am.

https://www.intrepidmuseum.org/andy-weir

15

Products That Count: Product Guru Gib Biddle on Product Strategy and Leadership

submitted by Sarah Imbert

Netflix fmr-Product VP Gib Biddle shares his best practices for combining strategy and metrics to build a product organization that's willing to take on lots of risks to ensure fast-paced learning and "dent the universe."

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/from-product-strategy-to-execution-tickets-38924647669

15

StrtupBoost: VIP Mixer

submitted by Jason Malki

The StrtupBoost Expo VIP Mixer will be a private mixer the day before the StrtupBoost Startup Expo that will be made up of exhibitors, sponsors, press, and investors. We are making 50 tickets available to the general public.

https://sbexpovip17.splashthat.com/

16

The New York Supply Chain Meetup #01

submitted by Brian Laung Aoaeh

The goal of The New York Supply Chain Meetup is to foster a community of practice for people developing solutions to supply chain problems at startups, large corporations, academic institutions, and everything in between. We have a particular focus on the application of cutting edge technologies to supply chain innovation. Please join us for our inaugural event.

http://meetu.ps/c/3v3vJ/BpG5K/f

16

StrtupBoost Expo

submitted by Jason Malki

StrtupBoost Expo2017: An opportunity for over 60 exciting exhibitors to get in front of thousands of awesome attendees including startup enthusiasts, elite talent, the press and leading investors. SBX17 is being hosted at The Mezzanine by Bond Collective which is located in the heart of Downtown Manhattan.

https://sbx17.splashthat.com/

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19

Techstars Startup Weekend

submitted by Phil Rugile

Build a Business in Just a Weekend!

Have you ever seen a new product, app, or business and thought to yourself, "that was my idea a few years ago"? If you have, that means you did not have a process for taking that idea from concept to creation.

Startup Weekend is your chance to learn how to take any idea from concept to creation within a matter of days! Whether you are looking to...

Get introduced to the world of startups and entrepreneurship and take your own idea from concept to creation

http://communities.techstars.com/usa/huntington--ny-ny-usa/startup-weekend/11520

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21

Startup Spectacular 2017

submitted by Ronald

Startup Spectacular: The Best Two Day Event for Everything and Everyone You Need to Know to Take Your Startup to the Next Level. In this fast-paced multi-track program learn from experts: how to incorporate your business, raise money, attract and retain employees, protect your intellectual property, accounting 101, sales for startups, marketing on a shoestring, growth hacking, dealing with legal issues ranging from employee and supplier contracts to immigration-related issues for your employees.

http://www.startupspectacular.com

27

How to Get Started in Web Design

submitted by Jordan Jeffries

If you’ve been thinking about learning to code and/or creating a website, this is the seminar for you. You’ll learn how websites are designed and built from scratch.

You’ll get an introduction to HTML and CSS and see how they are used to layout webpages and style content. We will upload a site to make it live for the world to see!

https://www.nobledesktop.com/seminars/get-started-web-design

29

Intro to Adobe InDesign

submitted by Jordan Jeffries

InDesign is used to create ads, books, magazines, and more. In this seminar we’ll get you up and running with the basics of InDesign. We’ll create some layouts from scratch, as well as demonstrate some of the more powerful features on existing layouts to show what InDesign can do!

https://www.nobledesktop.com/seminars/intro-indesign

December

06

NYC Digital Health Forum

submitted by Chelsea Polaniecki

Over the past decade, technological innovation has been transforming the healthcare landscape, and a major hub of digital health innovation has established itself right here in New York City. The NYC Digital Health Forum brings together entrepreneurs, healthcare organizations, investors, and other key industry leaders to discuss the immense opportunities for digital health innovation in New York. Questions? Challenges@health2con.com. Catch the Early Bird Discount before it's too late!

http://www.nycdigitalhealthforum.com/

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