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Wednesday, Apr 23

10:00am   Free   Gary's Event  
[Brooklyn Tech Triangle] - Entrepreneurship Symposium Kick-off 
National Grid Auditorium, 1 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn

With Chad Dickerson (CEO, Etsy), Alexis Ohanian (Co-founder, Reddit & Author, "Without Their Permission"), Bre Pettis (Founder, MakerBot), Aaron Shapiro (CEO, Huge) & Manoush Zomorodi (WNYC New Tech City Host).

12:00pm   $10    
Work-Bench Workshop with Work Market 
Work-Bench, 110 5th Ave, 5th Fl

With Jeff Wald (Co-Founder & COO of Work Market, the world's largest professional transaction network).

4:00pm   Free    
Flatiron School Science Fair - iOS & Ruby 
Flatiron School, 11 Broadway, #260

Meet 38 Ruby-ists and 12 iOS grads w/ more than 50 applications to show.

4:00pm   Free   Popular Event  
Tribeca Storyscapes 
Bombay Sapphire House of Imagination @ Dune Studios, 121 Varick St, 7th Fl

Incorporating virtual reality, live performance, 3D graphics, music and gesture-based gaming.

5:30pm   Free    
1st Pitch Life Science 
Anchin, Block & Anchin, 1375 Broadway, 23rd Fl

Eavesdropping on Investors' closed door discussions

5:30pm   Free    
Organizing Your Non-Profit 
The Yard, 85 Delancey St, 2nd Fl

A walking garden tour followed by discussion on how to form a non-profit

6:00pm   $11    
Hatchery - Are You Serious? 
Chadbourne, 30 Rockefeller Center, 36th Fl

With Gil Beyda (Genacast Ventures), Paul Cianciolo (FirstMark Capital), Dora Chomiak (37 Angels) & Linda Chung (37 Angels). Demos by Agorique, Infomous, Try The World, Medivizor & Vbout.

6:00pm   $5    
Urban Manufacturing - Scale Up: Operations (inaugural meetup) 
To Be Decided


6:00pm   Free   Popular Event  
Silicon Harlem Demo Day #1 
Harlem Garage, 318 W 118th St

Judges include Bruce Lincoln (founder, Urban Cyberspace), Diallo Powell (Co-founder, Nethermead & former CIO, Freelancer's Union), Aaron Holiday (Managing Entrepreneurial Officer, Cornell Tech Ventures) & others.

6:00pm   Free    
Mobile Futures - Technology that will change mobile computing in the next 3-5 years 
Razorfish HQ, 1440 Broadway, 19th Fl

Sensors. Intelligent apps. Mobile-connected smart objects. Wearables. LTE. Augmented reality. Multi-platform development tools. Precision indoor location sensing. Ultra HD. Flexible screens.

6:30pm   Free   Sponsored Event  
AlleyNYC Happy Hour Showcase powered by SquadUP 
AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

Featured startups are Zenly and VidBid.

6:30pm   Free    
dd:SOCIAL - Bring the Rukkus 
The Dumbo Loft, 155 Water St, Brooklyn

6:30pm   Free    
Niche Networks - The Future of Social Networking 
Hotwire PR, 16 W 22nd St

With Melissa Parrish (VP, Forrester) and Rob Fishman (Co-founder, Niche)

6:30pm   $2900   Sponsored Event  
[NYC Data Science Academy] - Big Data with Hadoop (Beginner level, 5 weeks) 
AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

Taught by Vivian Zhang (CTO of SupStat Inc and Founder of NYC Data Science Academy)

6:30pm   Free    
Hacker Forum - Tech, Taboo and (ehem) Porn 
Aol / Huffington Post, 770 Broadway, 6th Fl

With John Pavley (old school hacker & seasoned tech leader)

6:30pm   Free   Popular Event  
Doing Good With Data 
SumAll.org HQ, 247 Centre St, 6th Fl

Drinks, pizza & conversations w/ folks interested in intersection of technology and social innovation

7:00pm   Free    
#BikeNYC / @CitiBikeNYC Hacknight 
NYU Incubator, 137 Varick St, 2nd Fl

With Jeff Ferzoco (CitiBike trip visualizations) and Jesse Chan-Norris (CitiBike trip data).

7:00pm   Free    
[Legal Hackers] - Remixing Music Law: Sync Rights 
Eyebeam Art & Technology Center, 540 W 21st St

With Brandon Martinez (INDMusic), Adam Silverman (Defy Media) & Elisa Kreisinger (Eyebeam Artist-in-Residence).
 
Thursday, Apr 24

9:00am   $275   Sponsored Event  
Sales Hacker Conference 
McGraw-Hill, 1221 Ave of the Americas

With Eric Friedman (Director of Sales, Foursquare), TK Kader (CEO, ToutApp), Adam Liebman (VP Sales, SinglePlatform), Carolyn Betts (CEO, Betts Recruiting), Dave Govan (EVP, Sailthru) & others.

9:00am     Gary's Event  
Thrive 
NY City Center, 131 W 55th St

With Arianna Huffington (Founder, Huffington Post), Kenneth Cole (CEO, Kenneth Cole), Katie Couric (Yahoo), Julianne Moore (Actress), Alanis Morissette (Singer), Mika Brzezinski (Co-host, Morning Joe on MSNBC), Charles Best (Founder, DonorsChoose) & others.

9:00am   Free    
Startup Institute NY - Spring TalentExpo 
Goodwin Proctor, 620 8th Ave

Startup Institute's talented student body on display, demo-day style.

9:00am   $99    
Monetizing the Backlist Conference 
Scholastic Auditorium, 557 Broadway

Find new licensing & distribution channels, or explore new ways to repurpose your content.

9:30am   $52   Popular Event  
SoDA Session NYC - Valuable Connections 
Art Directors Club Gallery, 106 W 29th St

With Michael Lebowitz (Founder, Big Spaceship), Gavin Becker (Managing Partner, Made by Many), Christian Cantrell (Engg Managre, Adobe) & Brian Carley (SVP, Rokkan).

5:00pm   $41    
Hatch Match Hoboken 2014 
Howe Center, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken

5:30pm   $40   Sponsored Event  
Global Innovator 4 - Cloud, Cyber Security & Big Data 
Dentons, 1221 Ave of the Americas

With Michael Rubenstein (President, AppNexus), Matt Turck (FirstMark), David Teten (ffVC) & others.

5:30pm   $20    
Equity Crowdfunding for Your Startup - Hosted by Entrepreneur & Small Business Forum 
Lee Hecht Harrison, 230 Park Ave, 6th Fl

With Sang Lee (CEO, Return on Change), Kim Wales (CEO, Wales Capital) & Douglas Ellenoff (Ellenoff, Grossman & Schole).

6:00pm   Free    
Data Salon #3 - The Frontlines of SEO 
Weber Shandwick, 909 Third Ave, 5th Fl


6:00pm   Free    
Ethics Matter w/ Douglas Rushkoff 
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, 170 E 64th St

A Conversation w/ Douglas Rushkoff (Digital Media Expert, Graphic Novelist and Documentarian)

6:00pm   Free   Popular Event  
Business Dilemma - Effective Tech Team Management 
Snapple Theater, 210 W 50th St

With Milan Adamovsky (Front-end development evangelist @ Bloomberg), Christopher Hazlett (Director, Back Office Systems @ Gilt) & others.

6:30pm   Free    
[Database Month] - Facebook. Twitter. Video. Search. Complex Real-time decisions in 50ms @ 500k TPS 
Aol / Huffington Post, 770 Broadway, 6th Fl

With Mazdak Rezvani (CTO, Chango) & Srini Srinivasan (Founder, Aerospike)

6:30pm   Free    
VideoInk + BigScreenLittleScreen - Understanding Analytics + Benchmarking Success 
Magnet Media, 122 W 27th St, 3rd Fl

With Dominic Fera (YouTube Creator) & Patrick Courtney (Above Average).

6:30pm   Free    
IxDA NYC Presents - UX Show & Tell 
Hook & Loop, 641 Ave of the Americas

7:00pm   Free    
TEALS Volunteer Info Session 
Microsoft HQ, 11 Times Square

Learn about how to help a high school start teaching computer science.

7:00pm     Popular Event  
Lyte Truck Tour - Street Performer Showcase 
Villian, 50 N 3rd St, Brooklyn

The best street performers in NYC. An artistic explosion. A VIP craft cocktail experience.

7:00pm   $5   Sponsored Event  
NYC Open Data Project II - My Citibike 
Thoughtworks NYC, 99 Madison Ave, 15th Fl

With Vivian Zhang (Founder, NYC Data Science Academy)

7:00pm   Free    
Startup Weekend April Wingding 
Open House, 224 E Houston St

Drinks, dancing and mischief

7:00pm   $16   Popular Event  
Designers + Geeks - Sex, Design & Entrepreneurship 
General Assembly East, 902 Broadway, 4th Fl

With Ethan Imboden (VP & Head of Venture Design @ Frog, and Founder @ Jimmyjane)
 
Friday, Apr 25

9:00am   Free    
$200k Entrepreneurs Challenge - Final Pitch-off & Award Ceremony 
John Paulson Auditorium @ NYU, 40 W 4th St

12:00pm   Free   Popular Event  
Building an Obsessions Newsroom 
WeWork SoHo West, 175 Varick St, 8th Fl

With Jay Rosen (Prof. of Journalism @ NYU), Gideon Lichfield (Global News Editor, Quartz), Nick Whitaker (Media Outreach, Google), Suman Deb Roy (Data Scientist, Betaworks), Guy Vidra (GM, Yahoo News), Paul Berry (Founder, RebelMouse) & others.

3:00pm   Free   Popular Event  
International Womens Hackathon 
Pace University, 163 William St

Help us inspire & support women to start the next Microsoft, Facebook, or Google

7:00pm   $48   Popular Event  
Techtanic 2014 
East 23rd Street Pier, 2430 FDR Dr, Dock is on 23rd St / FDR Drive

A glorious boat party around Manhattan. Any proceeds go to support Roots of Hope initiatives to empower young people in Cuba with technology (Tech4Cuba).

7:30pm   Free    
Design Slam! 
Bunga's Den Event Room, 137 W 14th St

 
Saturday, Apr 26

9:00am   $850   Sponsored Event  
[NYC Data Science Academy] - Data Skills with Excel (Intermediate level, 5 weeks) 
241 Centre St, 6th Fl

Taught by Mary DiPerna (Instructor from NYU)

9:00am     Popular Event  
New York Travel Festival 
Bohemian National Hall, 321 E 73rd St

For tech-savvy, immersive travelers

11:30am   $25   Popular Event  
International Culinary Center (ICC) Alumni Saturday 
International Culinary Center, 462 Broadway

With Dominique Ansel (Creator of Cronut® & Owner @ Dominique Ansel Bakery), Alan Richman (Dean of Food Journalism & New Media @ ICC & 15-time James Beard Award winner), Antoine Schaefers & Christian Foucher (French Culinary Institute founding chefs) & Chef Lars Williams (Noma, named world’s best restaurant 3 years in a row).

1:00pm   $850   Sponsored Event  
[NYC Data Science Academy] - Data Science with Python (Beginner level, 5 Weeks) 
AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

Taught by John Downs (Software Engineer in Test at Yodle)
 
Sunday, Apr 27

9:00am   Free   Popular Event  
EdCamp NYC 
Avenues: The World School, 259 10th Ave

Unconference devoted to K-12 Education issues & ideas.

10:00am   $2100   Sponsored Event  
[NYC Data Science Academy] - Data Science with R (Intermediate level, 4 weeks) 
AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

Taught by Vivian Zhang (CTO of SupStat Inc and Founder of NYC Data Science Academy)

1:00pm   $850   Sponsored Event  
[NYC Data Science Academy] - Web development with Node.js (Beginner level, 4 Weeks) 
AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

Taught by David Bella (Software Engineer at XO Group Inc)
 
 
   Week of Apr 28   
 
Monday, Apr 28

11:00am   Free   Sponsored Event  
Google Cloud Platform and CoolaData present - Privacy: What’s in a Word? (Webinar) 
Online

How to guarantee data security across your complete data lifecycle. With Aurélie Pols (Data Privacy Specialist)
 
Tuesday, Apr 29

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

Who says the UWS doesn't love technology? Come join us for breakfast!

12:00pm   $299   Sponsored Event  
ENGAGE - The NYC Digital Storytelling Conference 
Hearst Tower, 300 W 57th St

With Troy Young (President, Hearst Digital), Megan Liberman (Editor, Yahoo News), Philippe Von Borries (Co-founder, Refinery29), Derek Murphy (GM, USA Today), Ellie Hirschhorn (Chief Digital Officer, Simon & Schuster), Michal Pasternak (CEO, HUGE).

7:00pm   $500   Sponsored Event  
Web Development For Newbies 
TurnToTech, 184 5th Ave, 4th Fl

The course will take you from idea, to planning, through the process of building a SWEET mobile web application.
 
Wednesday, Apr 30

5:00pm   Free   Sponsored Event  
The Founders Guide - Customer Acquisition & Building a Successful Corporate Culture 
Orrick @ The CBS Building, 51 W 52nd St

With founders Tanya Menendez (Makers Row), Carly Strife (BarkBox), Danielle Weinblatt (Take the Interview, Mona Bijoor (Joor), Kellee Khalil (Loverly), Elissa Shevinsky (Glimpse) and Joy Marcus (CEO, Bloglovin), Nina Sodhi (CEO, Fon USA) & Kathleen Utecht (Comcast Ventures.

6:00pm   $20   Sponsored Event  
TiE NY - Equity Crowdfunding - A Brave New World for Startups 
Seyfarth Shaw, 620 8th Ave

With Thomas Sheldon (EVP, FINRA), Ryan Feit (Founder/CEO, SeedInvest), Kiran Lingam (The Indus Entrepreneurs - TiE) & Georgia Quinn (Seyfarth Shaw).

7:00pm     Popular Event  
Free Arts NYC - Annual Arts Auction 
The Garage, 611 W 50th St

Celebrating Louisiana-born artist Scott Campbell. Hosted by Marc Jacobs & Roger Duffy.
 
Thursday, May 01

5:30pm   $200   Sponsored Event  
Feast on Innovation 
Science House, 122 E 38th St

Inspired by genius of Michelangelo. With talks by Rita King, James Jorasch, Gary Schwartz & James Heaton. Followed by intimate 5-course Renaissance feast in Science House by chefs from Feast on History!

7:00pm   $40   Sponsored Event  
Amusemi Startup Dinner 
To be decided (Midtown East), 416 3rd Ave

Talking to people is the best part. Skip the formality and join us for an awesome dinner.
 
Saturday, May 03

9:00am   $850   Sponsored Event  
[NYC Data Science Academy] - Data Visualization with D3.js (Beginner level, 5 weeks) 
AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl

Taught by Adam Pearce (top Stack Overflow D3 expert). You'll be constructing interactive sparklines & pie charts in no time!

6:00pm   $26   Sponsored Event  
StrategyHack! 
Stack Exchange HQ, 110 William St, 28th Fl

Full-day event matching awesome startups w/ brilliant marketers to collaborate & create tailored marketing strategies.
 
 
   Week of May 05   
 
Monday, May 05

6:30pm   Free   Sponsored Event  
IT Workforce Training & Recruitment Happy Hour 
Pranna, 79 Madison Ave

Network with NYTECH and IT professionals from Per Scholas.
 
Tuesday, May 06

5:30pm   Free   Sponsored Event  
Tee It Up - Legal Issues to Consider When Starting Your Tech Startup 
Humphrey at Eventi Hotel, 839 6th Ave

Corporate formation, governance, funding, intellectual property and employment issues.
 
Wednesday, May 07

6:00pm   $98   Sponsored Event  
USI Tech RoadShow 
Morgan Stanley, 1585 Broadway

30% off w/ code "GARYSGUIDE"
 
Friday, May 09

8:30am   $295   Sponsored Event  
Crowds 2.0 - New Frontiers in Crowdfunding + Crowdsourcing 
Center for Business Analytics @ NYU Stern, 44 W 4th St

Learn about cutting edge research + best practices in crowdfunding + crowdsourcing. With folks from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, CrowdFlower, CrowdWatch, GiveForward, NYU Stern, Harvard Business School, Wharton, Plum Alley, RockthePost & more.
 
Saturday, May 17

9:00am   $175   Gary's Event  
Roadmap to Entrepreneurship w/ serial entrepreneur Andrew Weinreich 
33 W 17th St, 5th Fl

With serial entrepreneur Andrew Weinreich (MeetMoi sold to Match, Xtify sold to IBM & SixDegrees 1st social network!). Sharing lessons on product, marketing, sales, financing, branding, deals, pivots. 20% off w/ code garysguide20.
 
Sunday, May 18

2:00pm   $6   Sponsored Event  
NYC Tech Picnic - 2014 Kick Off 
Pier 64, Chelsea Piers, 63 Chelsea Piers

Enjoy the outdoors with your fellow geeks and entrepreneurs. Join us for a beautiful day at Chelsea piers!
 
Wednesday, May 21

6:00pm   $20   Sponsored Event  
Startup Grind NYC w/ Anthony Casalena (Founder, Squarespace) 
Squarespace HQ, 459 Broadway

Featured guest is Anthony Casalena (Founder & CEO, Squarespace)
 
Thursday, Jun 12

8:00am   $550   Sponsored Event  
CMX Summit 
The Altman Building, 135 W 18th St

With Scott Belsky (founder, Behance), Scott Heiferman (founder, Meetup), Lauren Cucinotta (TED), Tina Eisenberg (Creative Mornings), Jack Shephard (Buzzfeed) & others.
 
 
 
 
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