Intro to the NYC Startup Community with Founders of General Assembly, Warby Parker, and The Daily Muse.
Tuesday, December 18th from 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Complimentary beer and wine will be served
Join us for a conversation on the NYC startup community at Warby Parker's brand new holiday shop, The Warby Parker Annex. This event serves as a stimulating, intellectual atmosphere for those interested in entering the startup scene to come together, discuss, and network.
7:30pm to 8:00pm - Introduction to the NYC Startup Community Lecture
Presenter - Niamh Hughes, Community Manager at General Assembly
Niamh's presentation will help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in NYC. She will give you the inside scoop on key events/meetups to attend, people, companies, VCs, blogs, incubators, programs, hot issues, and more. Learn the role of key players such as TechStars, HackNY, New York Tech Meetup, Foursquare, WeAreNYTech, betaworks, and Tumblr.
8:00pm to 9:00pm - NYC Founders Panel
Neil Blumenthal, Co-Founder of Warby Parker
Brad Hargreaves, Co-Founder of General Assembly
Kathryn Minshew, Co-Founder of The Daily Muse
Moderator: Niamh Hughes, Community Manager at General Assembly
Hear first hand what it means to be a startup in NYC from the founders of three New York startups . Learn what's unique about the NYC startup community and where the biggest job opportunities exist in NYC startup space.
9:00pm to 10:00pm - Mingling & Shopping
Continue the conversation over beer and wine or finish your holiday shopping at Warby Parker's Annex showroom.
**Limited tickets available. Please RSVP, seats available on a first come first serve basis.**
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