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Dec 02: Inside Startup Fundraising - Free Breakfast Panel
With Adam Rothenberg (Box Group), Brendan Dickinson (Canaan Partners), Eliot Durbin (BOLDstart) & David Ehrenberg (CEO, EGFS).
 

Dec 03: VentureOutNY Presents: Hackers & Hefeweizens, a German Tech Night
With Paul Cianciolo (First Mark Capital), Angela Lee (37 Angels) & Jonathan Drillings (Comcast Ventures).
 

Dec 03: Startup Grind NYC
With Soraya Darabi (Co-founder, Zady).
 

Dec 08: NYC IoT Fall 2014 Internet of Things Fair
Experience Internet of Things first hand! Established companies & startups demonstrate hardware & software products @ trade show.
 

Dec 09: Startup Institute TalentExpo - Fall 2014
Students with diverse backgrounds & skill sets will have 60 seconds to pitch their interest & passions to crowd of NY-based organizations.
 

Dec 09: Encryption for Email & Google Apps
Will Ackerly (CTO, Virtru) will discuss best practices for email encryption.
 

Dec 11: Sales Blazer
With Sean Daly (Founder, Lead Collective), Debbie Madden (CEO, Stride NYC) and Mike Cole (Sales Director, Reddit).
 

Dec 12: Village Tech Breakfast
With Ryan McKillen (Head of NYC Software Engineering, Uber).
 

Dec 16: What Does Artificial Intelligence Mean for Now and the Future? #2
What does AI & cognitive computing mean for now & the future? Who is using it right now? Which industries are getting most traction?
 

Jan 28: GameDevHacker - Past Trends & Future Bets
40+ top notch speakers incl. EA, Nickelodeon, Rovio, Arkadium, Dots, Playmatics & Rockyou. 20% off w/ exclusive code GARY20!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Karma Go - Portable LTE WiFi Hotspot  3 Lucky Winners!  $149 each

[BOOK] Refinery29: Style Stalking  2 FREE copies  $15 each

Nov 25: Startup Rock Climbing - #ClimbTalk with Behance  2 FREE Passes!  $25 each

Dec 01: Business Insider - Ignition: Future of Digital  3 FREE Passes!  $2995 each

Dec 01: Hack.Summit  25 FREE Passes!  $20 each

Dec 01: Introduction to Pricing Strategy  2 FREE Passes!  $35 each

Dec 03: Startup Grind NYC  5 FREE Passes!  $20 each

Dec 03: VentureOutNY Presents - Hackers & Hefeweizens, a German Tech Night  3 FREE Passes!  $20 each

Dec 05: Raising Startup Capital  2 FREE Passes!  $100 each

Dec 08: NYC IoT Fall 2014 Internet of Things Fair  5 FREE Passes!  Invite Only

Dec 09: FT Innovate America 2014  2 FREE Passes!  $895 each

Dec 10: VC Insider - Ins & Outs of Fundraising with VCs  5 FREE Passes!  $15 each

Dec 11: Sales Blazer  5 FREE Passes!  $20 each

Dec 11: DigitalFlash - Jump into the Future: Marketing Trends of 2015  5 FREE Passes!  $20 each

Dec 12: Damsels in Design 4th Annual Holiday Soiree  2 FREE Passes!  $45 each
 
Friday, Nov 28

8:30am   Free    
DUMBO Tech Breakfast 
DUMBO Kitchen, 108 Jay St, Brooklyn
 
 
   Week of Dec 01   
 
Monday, Dec 01

8:00am   Free    
HITLAB Innovators Summit & World Cup 
Low Memorial Library @ Columbia University, 116th St and Broadway

Bringing together thought leaders from medicine, technology, design & policy.

9:00am   $2995   Gary's Event  
Business Insider - Ignition: Future of Digital 
The TimesCenter, 242 W 41st St

With Jeff Bezos (Founder, Amazon), Barry Diller (Founder, IAC), Tim Armstrong (CEO, AOL), Brendan Iribe (Founder, Oculus), Beth Comstock (GE), Michael Hayward (Founder, Whisper) & others.

10:00am   $20   Gary's Event  
Hack.Summit 
To Be Decided

With David Hansson (Creator, Ruby on Rails), Tom Chi (Creator, Google Glass), Hakon Le (Creator, CSS), Bram Cohen (Inventor, Bittorrent), Gilad Bracha (Co-creator, Java).

5:30pm   $95    
Pipeline Fellowship - Changing the Face of Angel Investing 
Pampano, 209 E 49th St

With Natalia Oberti Noguera (Pipeline Fellowship) and Fran Hauser (Rothenberg Ventures).

5:30pm   Free    
Hack Ebola 
ThoughtWorks, 99 Madison Ave, 15th Fl

Tech response to West Africa's crisis.

6:00pm   $35   Sponsored Event  
Intro to Pricing Strategy 
General Assembly West, 10 E 21st St, 4th Fl

With Arie Abecassis (Venture Partner, DreamIt Ventures; Co-Founder, AppStori).

6:00pm   Free    
IOT NYC #6 
Spotify, 45 W 18th St, 7th Fl

With Rikard Strid (Co-Founder, Clayster AB), Noah Harlan (Founder, Two Bulls), Chris Tella (CMO, Basic6) and Aaron Franco (Founder, Clickslide).

6:00pm   Free    
Travel Massive Holiday Gala 
Andaz 5th Avenue, 485 5th Ave

Sponsored by Singapore Airlines.

6:00pm   Free    
Godiva - A Global Brand Growth Story 
Gilbert Albert, 43 W 57th St

With Kaan Dagalti (VP Biz Dev, Godiva North America).

6:30pm   $10    
NY Tech Women + Talentedly #ManicMonday Celebrations 
Vapiano, 113 University Place

7:00pm   Free   Popular Event  
Annual NYC Tech Holiday Meta-Party 
Clyde Frazier's Wine and Dine, 485 10th Ave

NYC technical user groups are joining forces to hold another holiday party to remember!

7:00pm   Free    
Marketing Meetup - Monthly Drinks & Networking 
Art Bar, 52 8th Ave
 
Tuesday, Dec 02

8:00am   $25    
Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry - A Global Perspective 
NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway

With Euripides Pelekanos (Founder, Bareburger), Alexander Gillett (CEO, HowGood), Steve Sasso (GM, The Benjamin) & others.

8:00am   Free    
Whats your Future Talent strategy? 
Havas Worldwide, 200 Hudson St

With Joe Howell (Director, EMC), Bieke Teerlinck (Director, InBev), Andrew Benett (CEO, Havas Worldwide & Author, "The Talent Mandate") & others.

8:30am   Free   Sponsored Event  
Inside Startup Fundraising - Free Breakfast Panel 
Cooley at Grace Building, 1114 Ave of the Americas

With Adam Rothenberg (Box Group), Brendan Dickinson (Canaan Partners), Eliot Durbin (BOLDstart), David Ehrenberg (CEO, Early Growth Financial Services) & others.

6:00pm   $8   Popular Event  
State of Play - Game Journalism Panel 
Microsoft HQ, 11 Times Square

With Brian Crecente (Founding Editor, Polygon), Evan Narcisse (Reporter, Kotaku), Chelsea Stark (Games Reporter, Mashable) and Jamin Warren (Co-Founder, Kill Screen).

6:00pm   $15   Popular Event  
EENYC Entrepreneurship Night 
Mercy College, 66 W 35th St

With Sameer Gandhi (Accel Partners) and Cynthia Loh (Director of Sales, ZocDoc).

6:00pm   $15   Popular Event  
Startupmound Pitch Series #3 
Harlem Garage, 318 W 118th St

With Adam Plotkin (Partner, ff Venture Capital), Murat Aktihanoglu (Managing Director, ER Accelerator), Jessica Peltz (Investment Director, KBS+ Ventures) and Gina Waldhorn (Co-founder, Startupforbrands).

6:30pm   $5    
Ins & Outs of Starting a Business While in College 
AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

With Stacey Ferreira (My Social Cloud), Rob Caucci (Pijon) & Kazi Sorrentino (Omicon).

6:30pm   $10    
Mobile + Wearable Demo Night 
Microsoft HQ, 11 Times Square

Presentations by Nooka, Pollfish, Dasher and Yota Phone.

6:30pm   Free    
New York Agile Meetup 
ThoughtWorks, 99 Madison Ave, 15th Fl

BDD / ATDD / TDD for Mission Critical Systems.

6:30pm   Free    
3D Printing Community Holiday Party 
The Wix Lounge, 235 W 23rd St, 8th Fl

Hosted by Shapeways and Wix

7:00pm   $15    
Startup Marketing Blueprint 
DUMBO Startup Lab, 68 Jay St, #718, Brooklyn

With Dan Russell (Marketer + Strategist, Synduit).

7:00pm   Free   Popular Event  
The State of the Union - Design 
Huge Brooklyn, 45 Main St, 2nd Fl, Brooklyn

With Jon Jackson (Global Creative Director, Huge) and Cameron Koczon (Partner, Fictive Kin).

7:00pm   Free    
Responsive Web Design Meetup - Improving Smashing Magazines Performance 
XO Group, 195 Broadway

With Vitaly Friedman (Co-founder & Editor-in-chief, Smashing Magazine).

7:00pm   $10   Popular Event  
NY Tech Meetup 
NYU Skirball Center For Performing Arts, 566 Laguardia Place

You know the drill. 5 minute cutting-edge tech demos. 850 fellow NY Tech startup folks. 1 amazing event!
 
Wednesday, Dec 03

8:30am   $495    
The Hashtag Economy 
Y&R, 3 Columbus Circle

With Jeff Pulver (Co-founder, Zula and Investor, Twitter).

9:00am   Free    
Big Data Developers - Technical Intro to Cloudant 
IBM, 63 Madison Ave

JSON Data Layer in the Cloud

11:30am      
Private Equity Forums 2014 
The Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Ave

5:00pm   $50    
Program a Flying Robot (Parents + Students) 
The Flatiron School, 11 Broadway, #260

Write code to choreograph a drone’s flight.

5:30pm   Free   Popular Event  
Design Driven #2 
WeWork Soho West, 175 Varick St

With Andrew Chen (Gilt), Manuel Lima (Codecademy), Paula Guntaur (FiftyThree) and Kim Bost (Cover).

6:00pm   Free   Popular Event  
Talent Hackers NYC - Tech Recruitment 
StackExchange, 110 William St, 28th Fl

With Liz Hall (Trello), Joe Humprhies (StackExchange), Ryan Nash (Gust) and Cat Hernandez (Chartbeat).

6:00pm   $20   Sponsored Event  
VentureOutNY Presents - Hackers & Hefeweizens, a German Tech Night 
WeWork Charging Bull, 25 Broadway, 9th Fl

Showcasing German Tech companies. With Paul Cianciolo (First Mark Capital), Angela Lee (37 Angels) and Jonathan Drillings (Comcast Ventures).

6:00pm   $35    
Tech in Motion NYC - Charity Night 
Sunshine Cinema, 143 E Houston St

With Toby Daniels (Founder, Social Media Week).

6:00pm   Free    
Cleantech & Sustainable Development - Beer O Clock 
Impact Hub NYC, 394 Broadway

6:00pm   $20   Popular Event  
Women in Wireless Holiday Party 
Public House, 140 E 41st St

Networking, wine, beer, appetizers, raffle prizes, and a whole lot of fun! Special guest DJ Ryan Parmon.

6:30pm   $30    
Health 2.0 NYC - Hospitals Coded Challenge 
Goodwin Procter @ NY Times Bldg, 620 8th Ave

6:30pm   $15   Popular Event  
December FinTech Startups Panel and Holiday Party 
Latham and Watkins, 885 3rd Ave, Ste 320

With Jake Howerton (Co-founder, Zipmark), Luan Cox (Founder, Crowdnetic), Christopher Ivey (Founder, Rizm) and Christopher Toppino (Founder, RentShare).

6:30pm   $30   Popular Event  
Hospitals 2.0 - Mega Challenge Event 
Goodwin Procter, 620 8th Ave

6 amazing startups. Judges incl. Aurelia Boyer (CIO, NY Presbyterian), Steve Berman (Director, Montefiore IT), Randy Cheung (Founder, CipherHealth), Peter Frishauf (Founder, Medscape) & Erik Lium (VP, Mount Sinai).

6:30pm   $10   Sponsored Event  
Startup Grind NYC 
Pivotal Labs, 625 Ave of the Americas, 2nd Fl

With Soraya Darabi (Co-founder, Zady).

6:30pm   $1    
AlleyNYC Happy Hour Showcase powered by SquadUP 
AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

This week we're featuring SOLS, SYPartners, and SoundOff Experience.

6:30pm   $15   Popular Event  
Accelerate NY - Dreamit Ventures 
AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

Andrew Ackerman (Dreamit Ventures), Keith Fiore (CEO, Miner), Sonali (Founder, Browsy), Ray Hennessey (Entrepreneur Media).

7:00pm   Free    
Continuous Delivery for the rest of us 
Meetup HQ, 632 Broadway

With Lisa Van Gelder (Senior Consultant, Cyrus Innovation).

7:00pm   $5   Sponsored Event  
Building a Team 
General Assembly East, 902 Broadway, 4th Fl

With Isaac Oates (CEO, Justworks), Maya Prohovnik (Head of Community Development, Betaworks) and Underdog.io.

7:00pm   $15    
2nd Annual EdTech the Halls - Holiday Bonanza for Charity 
New Work City, 412 Broadway, 2nd Fl

7:00pm   Free    
Ladies Who Code - Tech Talk Night 
Bazaarvoice, 19 Union Square West, 6th Fl

SWIFT overview and Advanced Cryptography overview.

7:00pm   Free   Sponsored Event  
Fullstack Academy - Info Session 
Fullstack Academy of Code, 5 Hanover Square, 25th Fl

Interested in learning how to code, especially in JavaScript, and looking to take your skills to next level?
 
Thursday, Dec 04

12:00am   Free    
Holiday Meetup Mashup 
ThoughtWorks, 99 Madison Ave, 15th Fl

6:00pm   $7    
FindSpark - Four Year Anniversary Party 
The WiX Lounge, 235 W 23rd St, 8th Fl

6:00pm   $10   Sponsored Event  
Alliance for Girls in STEM - Holiday Party & Storytelling Competition 
TurnToTech, 184 5th Ave, 4th Fl

Alliance for Girls is about building stories w/ girls as main characters w/ science & tech themes.

6:00pm   Free    
M&A in Japan - Reenergized 
Columbia Law School, 435 W 116th St, Rm 104

With Jonathan Rouner (Head of International M&A, Nomura Securities) & others

6:00pm   $15    
Social Media and the Arab Spring 
NYU Arthur L Carter Journalism Institute, 20 Cooper Square

6:00pm   $10   Popular Event  
Girl Geek Dinner NYC (GGDNYC) 
Yext HQ, 1 Madison Ave

With Helen Hou-Sandi (10up), Karen Sandler (Software Freedom Conservancy), Danielle Sucher (Stripe), Brenda Storer (ThoughtBot) & Ajanta Phatak (Showtime).

6:00pm   $30    
Reimagining TV in an On-Demand World 
622 3rd Ave

6:30pm   $10   Popular Event  
Women 2.0 NYC 
Mastercard, 114 5th Ave, 11th Fl

With Zavida Mangaru (Senior VP, MasterCard), Gillian Morris (Founder, Hitlist) & Rebecca Kaden (Maveron).

6:30pm   Free    
What Database Best Fits Your Project? - NoSQL, SQL RDBMS or DBaaS Services? 
Scholastic HQ, 557 Broadway, 11th Fl

With Sean Anderson (Rackspace).

6:30pm   Free   Popular Event  
Talent Acquisition - Closing at the Offer Stage 
WeWork SoHo West, 175 Varick St

With Andrew Grosso (Levo League), David Turner (Unified Social), Natalie Wadsworth (Sailthru) & Adam Fleming (Honest Buildings).

6:30pm   Free    
Samsung Dolphin Tank 
To Be Decided

With Sang Ahn (MD Strategic Investments, Samsung).

7:00pm   Free    
The Product Group Meetup 
MTV Networks / Viacom, 1515 Broadway, Rm 44-02

Featured guest is Allison Dorst (Top Product Person @ Pinks and Greens).

7:00pm   Free    
NY Tech Karaoke 
Karaoke Cave, 9 E 13th St

7:00pm   Free   Gary's Event  
Women in Science at Columbia - Getting into & succeeding in Computer Science Industry 
Alfred Lerner Hall @ Columbia University, 2920 Broadway

With Gloria Yuan (Software engineer, Google), Jiyang Ju (Sr Scientist, Pfizer), Yuan Du (Software Engineer, Facebook) and Mia Zhou (Software Engineer, Bank of America).

7:30pm   Free   Popular Event  
500 Startups Accelerator - Roadshow 
District Cowork, 1204 Broadway

Meet 500 Startups investment team.
 
Friday, Dec 05

9:00am   $55    
5th Annual Social Enterprise Bootcamp 
NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square S

With Rajiv Joshi (MD, The B Team), Jordyn Lexton (Founder, Drive Change), Cheryl Heller (Founding Chair, DSI) and Jerri Chou (Founder, The Feast).

10:00am   $699   Popular Event  
Mashable Media Summit - Formats of Creativity 
The Hudson Theater, 145 W 44th St

With Aaron Shapiro (CEO, Huge), Chris Wiggins (Chief Data Scientist, NY Times), Steven Rosenblatt (CRO, Foursquare), Micha Benliel (Founder, OpenGarden) & others.

12:00pm   $100   Sponsored Event  
Raising Startup Capital 
General Assembly West, 10 E 21st St, 3rd Fl

With Arie Abecassis (Venture Partner, DreamIt Ventures; Co-Founder, AppStori).
 
Saturday, Dec 06

9:00am   Free   Popular Event  
Photo Hack Day NYC 
Aviary HQ, 36 Cooper Square, 3rd Fl

Build amazing applications w/ web & mobile photo APIs.

9:00am   Free    
Young Hackers - Local Hack Day 
General Assembly East, 902 Broadway, 4th Fl

10:00am   $250   Sponsored Event  
Tycoon Lab - Ecommerce. Marketing. Analytics. 
Daylight Studios, 15 W 28th St, 8th Fl

Highly practical, intensive 2-day workshop covering topics from Google Analytics to channel-specific strategies spanning email, social, search & more.

10:00am   $225   Sponsored Event  
Leadership with Joshua Spodek 
Flavorpill HQ, 594 Broadway

Learn the skills you need to lead your team effectively from a tech entrepreneur's celebrated one-day seminar.

10:30am   $599   Sponsored Event  
iOS Layout Strategy (Design Course) 
TurnToTech, 184 5th Ave, 4th Fl

With Alfonso Mata (iOS developer & CSO for Three-Bytes) and Sebastian Vidal (Mobile Visual Designer, Bloomberg).

12:00pm   Free    
Sneak Peek of New Gaming Platform 
9 E 19th St, 8th Fl

6:00pm   Free    
Techbox Opening and Startup Holiday Reception 
TechBox, 75 Clinton St, Staten Island

Join us for a private intro to our new coworking space
 
 
   Week of Dec 08   
 
Monday, Dec 08

6:00pm   Free   Sponsored Event  
NYC IoT Fall 2014 Internet of Things Fair 
Google HQ, 111 8th Ave

Experience Internet of Things first hand! Come see established companies & startups demonstrate hardware & software products @ trade show style event.

7:00pm   Free   Sponsored Event  
Intermediate R Workshop - Logistic Regression, PCA and Clustering 
SupStat Inc (SoHo), 241 Centre St, 6th Fl

With Ilan Man (Strategy Operations, Squarespace).
 
Tuesday, Dec 09

8:00am   $895   Popular Event  
FT Innovate America 2014 
Dream Downtown, 355 W 16th St

With Eric Schmidt (Exec Chairman, Google), John Sheldon (MasterCard Labs), Eric Gertler (NYCEDC), Scott Painter (Founder, TrueCar) & others.

8:30am   Free   Sponsored Event  
UWS Startup Breakfast 
To be decided (UWS), 170 W 72nd St

With Jordan Sorensen (Cofounder of Maple Avenue Labs, formerly at Pixar, Google).

10:00am   Free   Sponsored Event  
Startup Institute TalentExpo - Fall 2014 
AppNexus, 28 W 23rd St, 4th Fl

Startup Institute students from web development, product & design, technical mktg & acct mgmt pitch in personal demo day to hiring high-growth organizations.

6:30pm   Free   Sponsored Event  
Encryption for Email & Google Apps 
BetterCloud, 330 7th Ave, 10th Fl

Will Ackerly (CTO, Virtru) will discuss best practices for email encryption.
 
Wednesday, Dec 10

9:00am   $450   Sponsored Event  
The Next Web Conference 2014 
23 Wall St, 23 Wall St

With Neil Blumenthal (Co-founder, Warby Parker), John Collision (Co-founder, Stripe), Alexandra Chong (Co-founder, Lulu), Kevin Hale (Partner, YCombinator), Scott Belsky (Founder, Behance).

6:30pm   $15   Popular Event  
VC Insider - Ins & Outs of Fundraising with VCs 
AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

With Andrew Oved (Firstmark Capital), Talia Goldberg (Bessemer Venture Partners) and Joel Monegro (Union Square Ventures).
 
Thursday, Dec 11

6:00pm   $20   Sponsored Event  
Sales Blazer 
WeWork NoMad, 79 Madison Ave

With Sean Daly (Founder, Lead Collective), Debbie Madden (CEO, Stride NYC) and Mike Cole (Sales Director, Reddit).
 
Friday, Dec 12

8:30am   Free   Sponsored Event  
Village Tech Breakfast 
To be decided (Village), 91 3rd Ave

With Ryan McKillen (Head of NYC Software Engineering, Uber).

9:00am   $1500   Sponsored Event  
Startup Sales School - 2 Day Intensive 
WeWork Charging Bull, 25 Broadway

Learn how to build a repeatable sales engine! Taught by Jake Dunlap (Founder, Skaled and ex-VP Sales @ Glassdoor and Chartbeat).

7:00pm   $35   Popular Event  
Damsels in Design 4th Annual Holiday Soiree 
Textile Arts Center, 26 W 8th St

Join us for our textile-themed celebration with amazing giveaways, silent auction, photo booth, networking & more!
 
Saturday, Dec 13

10:00am   Free   Popular Event  
The NY TImes Developers TimesOpen Hack Day 
The NY Times Building, 620 8th Ave, 15th Fl

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and prizes.

7:00pm   Free   Popular Event  
Hackathonukah - Hackathon of Lights 
NY Code + Design Academy, 90 John St, #404

Celebrating lights, programming, hardware & Internet of Things.
 
Tuesday, Dec 16

6:00pm   Free   Sponsored Event  
What Does Artificial Intelligence Mean for Now and the Future? #2 
TurnToTech, 184 5th Ave, 4th Fl

What does AI and cognitive computing mean for now & the future? Who is using it right now? Which industries are getting most traction?
 
Wednesday, Jan 28

9:00am   $250   Sponsored Event  
GameDevHacker - Past Trends & Future Bets 
Microsoft HQ, 825 8th Ave

40+ top notch speakers incl. EA, Nickelodeon, Rovio, Arkadium, Dots, Playmatics & Rockyou! 20% off w/ exclusive code "GARY20".
 
 
 
 
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