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With Greg Selkoe (Founder of Karmaloop, one of the biggest street-wear retailers in the game)
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:00 PM    Cost: $32
AlleyNYC, 500 7th Ave, 17th Fl
 
     
 
 
              

              
 
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<P STYLE="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; box-shadow: none; background-image: none; border: none; color: #555555; font-family: Whitney, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 24.88888931274414px;">Imagine taking your love of a physical product and creating an online market place around it making you serious money.</P>
<P STYLE="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; box-shadow: none; background-image: none; border: none; color: #555555; font-family: Whitney, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 24.88888931274414px;">With the rise of tech entrepreneurship many are bridging that gap between the physical and online world with creative marketplaces.</P>
<P STYLE="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; box-shadow: none; background-image: none; border: none; color: #555555; font-family: Whitney, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 24.88888931274414px;">Greg Selkoe, did just that with Karmaloop.com. Greg is the CEO and founder of one of the biggest empires catering to street wear and all things popping in our culture.</P>
<P STYLE="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; box-shadow: none; background-image: none; border: none; color: #555555; font-family: Whitney, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 24.88888931274414px;">Growing up as a fan of hip-hop exposed Greg to the fashions laced on the biggest rappers of the 90s. In the early 2000s Greg realized that the hottest street wear brands were not widely available so he took advantage of the internet to open a small online website that sold a limited set of brands.</P>
<P STYLE="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; box-shadow: none; background-image: none; border: none; color: #555555; font-family: Whitney, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 24.88888931274414px;">Fast forward 15 years later and Karmaloop is the biggest street wear retailer in the game. The company has collaborated with the most sought after brands, started an online media company and maintained Pharrell as a creative director, while expanding in ways people would have never imagined.</P>
<P STYLE="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; box-shadow: none; background-image: none; border: none; color: #555555; font-family: Whitney, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 24.88888931274414px;">Greg's knowledge extends far beyond street wear and he will reveal time-tested strategies in branding, sales and marketing. Whatever industry you are interested in, come and find out how to master every level of your business. This is an event not to be missed!</P>
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<P STYLE="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; box-shadow: none; background-image: none; border: none; color: #555555; font-family: Whitney, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 24.88888931274414px;">- How to dominate in ecommerce using various digital outlets</P>
<P STYLE="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; box-shadow: none; background-image: none; border: none; color: #555555; font-family: Whitney, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 24.88888931274414px;">- How to make money without selling out</P>
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<P STYLE="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; box-shadow: none; background-image: none; border: none; color: #555555; font-family: Whitney, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 24.88888931274414px;">About The Phat Startup</P>
<P STYLE="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; box-shadow: none; background-image: none; border: none; color: #555555; font-family: Whitney, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 24.88888931274414px;">Join us to discuss Technology Entrepreneurship and how Hip Hop has inspired founders to start businesses. We bring together thought leaders from various industries so you can learn what it takes to be successful in business. By sharing the knowledge we have all obtained, we can create an ecosystem that could provide value for everyone. We do so via<A STYLE="display: inline; cursor: pointer; color: #ff0000; text-decoration: none;" HREF="http://www.thephatstartup.com/">The Phat Startup</A>website.</P>
<P STYLE="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; box-shadow: none; background-image: none; border: none; color: #555555; font-family: Whitney, helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; line-height: 24.88888931274414px;">At these meetups you will be able to learn fromsuccessfulentrepreneurs, network with fellow Hip Hopenthusiast, and discuss strategies that can assist others while building theirbusinesses.</P>
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