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EVENT SPOTLIGHT
 Apr 24: Strategies For Mobile App Growth
With Vivian Chang (Sr Dir. Mktg, Plated) & Nina Bayatti (Conversion Lead, ClassPass).

 Apr 24: Customer Success - Advice For B2B Startups
With Edward Chiu (CEO, Catalyst), Deborah Cronen (Global Head of Customer Success, Segment), Ellen Terchila (VP Global Customer Success, Sailthru).

 Apr 28: Brunchwork w/ The Daily Show & Of A Kind
With Jennifer Flanz (Exec Producer & Showrunner, The Daily Show), Jocelyn Conn (Sr Producer, The Daily Show) and Erica Cerulo & Claire Mazur (Co-Founders, Of A Kind).

 May 02: TechDay New York
Featuring 300+ innovative startups, accelerators, tech talent & investors. FREE to attend and get preferred pricing on startup booths through March 22.

 May 08: Content Marketing Strategies For Startups
With Katya Libin (Founder/CEO, Heymama), Susan Moeller (Sr Mktg Mgr, BuzzSumo), Peter Brooks (VP Growth Mktg, Vmgroupe).

 May 10-11: Ethereal Summit - Blockchain & Ethereum Conference
With Joseph Lubin (Co-Founder, Ethereum), Aya Miyaguchi (Dir., Ethereum Foundation), Yorke Rhodes (Microsoft Azure Blockchain), Laura Shin (Unchained Podcast), Phil Komarny (VP Innovation, Salesforce).

 May 11: Brunchwork w/ Human Ventures
With Heather Hartnett (CEO, Human Ventures).

 May 20: WSJ Future Of Everything Festival
AI Race, Human Ingenuity in Machine Era, Business of Equality, Transformation of Money, Self-Driving Cars, New Rules of Mobility, Sustainability Movement

 May 30: Moving Forward Conference
With Dennis Mortensen (Co-Founder, X.ai), Michael Friedl (Trade Commissioner, Advantage Austria), Bjorn Austraat (Cognitive Finance Leader, IBM), Alex Mashinsky (CEO, Celsius).
 
CLASS SPOTLIGHT
 
COMPANIES HIRING SPOTLIGHT
EquityZen is a secondary marketplace for-approved pre-IPO stock transactions. Roman Health Roman is direct-to-consumer men's health company Hivebrite SaaS enterprise platform to build & manage multi-purpose private networks 
 
 
WEEK OF APR 15
Friday, Apr 19

Apr 19
8:30am
 Popular Event 
CreativeMornings w/ NY Times 
Japan Society

With Amy Padnani (Digital Editor, NY Times).

Apr 19
6:00pm
 Gary Event 
AMA w/ Kickstarter 
Betaworks Studios

With Perry Chen (Co-Founder, Kickstarter).

Apr 19+
8:00pm
 $15 
10th Annual NYCResistor Interactive Show - Solar Punk 
NYCResistor
 
Saturday, Apr 20

Apr 20
10:00am
 Free
 
Redefining Women Iconathon 
MFA Interaction Design SVA

With Liz Danzico (Creative Dir., NPR) & Geremy Mumenthaler (Design Dir., The Noun Project).
 
WEEK OF APR 22
Monday, Apr 22

Apr 22
8:00am
 $145Gary Event 
Urban Future Summit 
7WTC

With Alicia Barton (CEO, NYSERDA), Pat Sapinsley (MD Cleantech Initiatives, Urban Future Lab), Shaun Abrahamson (MD, Urban US), Mike Delucia (Dir. Investments, Sidewalk Labs), Danielle Joseph (Closed Loop Partners), Kyle Teamey (Breakthrough Energy Ventures), Sameer Reddy (Energy Impact Partners), Sliker (Dir., NY Power Authority).

Apr 22
5:30pm
 Free
Popular Event
 
Reducing Food Waste In The Supply Chain 
Venue

With founder/CEOs Tobias Peggs (Square Roots), Bertha Jimenez (Rise Products), Anya Ranganathan (Bad Apple Produce), Tinia Pina (Re-Nuble), Sergio Tenaglia (15/16 Group), Krik Angacian (Protes Protein Snacks).

Apr 22
6:30pm
 $5 
Co-Founder Stories - From Matchmaking To Growth 
ADP

With founders Melissa Munnerlyn & Justin Stewart (CherryPick AI), Jordan Weiss & Rachel Kimelman (LGBTQutie), Jon Moore & Jason Pazmino (Loyal Brands / Gay Beer), Puja Singh (StartOut NYC).

Apr 22
6:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Realtime Object Detection In Browser w/ Tensorflow JS 
LMHQ

With Nick Bourdakos (Developer Advocate, IBM Watson) & Mofizur Rahman (Developer Advocate, IBM Cloud).

Apr 22
9:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
The Data Science Interview Q&A 
Metis

With Sophia Cui (CTO, Jobscan).
 
Tuesday, Apr 23

Apr 23
6:15pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Flatiron Students Present - Technical Talks 
Flatiron School

Apr 23
6:30pm
 $20Gary Event 
Fireside Chat w/ TransferWise 
K&L Gates

With Kristo Kaarmann (Founder/CEO, TransferWise).

Apr 23
6:30pm
 $10Popular Event 
Candid Sex - Toys, Fertility & Policy 
Human Ventures

With founder/CEOs Carolyn Witte (Ask Tia), Polly Rodriguez (Unbound), Alessandra Henderson (Elektra Health), Lori Adelman (Dir. Youth Engagement, Women Deliver).
 
Wednesday, Apr 24

Apr 24
12:00pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Venture Capital Term Sheet Deconstructed 
Galvanize NYC

With Evan Bienstock (Partner, Lowenstein Sandler).

Apr 24
1:00pm
  
Angel University 
Venue

With Jason Calacanis (Angel Investor) & Michael Savino (Principal, Something Digital).

Apr 24
4:30pm
 Free
 
Database Scaling Strategies For Startups 
Amazon AWS Loft

With Houtan Fanisalek (CTO, Felix Gray).

Apr 24
5:30pm
 Free
Gary Event
 
Live Term Sheet Negotiation 
Two Sigma Ventures

With Peter Fusco (Partner & Tech Lead, Orrick), Frances Schwiep (Principal, Two Sigma Ventures), Jonathan Chou (Partner, Orrick), Brett Adcock & Adam Goldstein (Co-Founders, Vettery), Samir Bakhru (Managing Assoc., Orrick).

Apr 24
6:00pm
 $20Popular Event 
How to Build Your DTC Brand 
Fenwick & West

With Carolyn Rush (Partner, Worn) & Rachel Cohen (Co-Founder/Co-CEO, SNOWE).

Apr 24
6:00pm
 $10Popular Event 
Reclaiming & Transforming Abandoned Spaces 
Company HQ

With Dan Barasch (Founder, Lowline).

Apr 24
6:00pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Strategies For Mobile App Growth 
WeWork

With Vivian Chang (Sr Dir. Mktg, Plated) & Nina Bayatti (Conversion Lead, ClassPass).

Apr 24
6:15pm
 Free
Gary Event
 
Frontier Tech - Robotics, Drones, IoT 
ADP/Lifion

With founder/CEOs Ramses Alcaide (Neurable), Ben Forgan (Magic.co), Mikhail Kokorich (Momentus), Taras Kravtchouk (Tarform).

Apr 24
6:30pm
 $25Sponsored Event 
Customer Success - Advice For B2B Startups 
Alley

With Edward Chiu (CEO, Catalyst), Deborah Cronen (Global Head of Customer Success, Segment), Ellen Terchila (VP Global Customer Success, Sailthru).

Apr 24
6:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
IBM Developer NYC - Going From App Idea To Kubernetes 
LMHQ

With Mofizur Rahman (Developer Advocate, IBM).

Apr 24
6:30pm
 $5Popular Event 
Blockchain For Indigenous Communities - Decentralize & Decolonize 
NYC Blockchain Center

With Christi Olson (Founder, Blockchain For Reconcilliation).
 
Thursday, Apr 25

Apr 25
3:00pm
 $20Gary Event 
For Creators, By Creators - From Crowdfunding To Global Launching 
Civic Hall

With Matt Higgins (Vice Chairman @ Miami Dolphins, Founder @ RSE Ventures & Guest Shark @ Shark Tank), Clarissa Redwine (Design & Tech Outreach, Kickstarter), Salvador Briggman (Founder, CrowdCrux), Tai Nicolopoulos (SeedInvest), Melvin Poh (Founder, Asian Entrepreneur), Arthur Limpens (Founder, Allocacoc), Suzy Im (VP, TribalVision).

Apr 25
6:00pm
 Popular Event 
The Inventor - Out For Blood In Silicon Valley 
Betaworks Studios

With Alex Gibney (Film-maker).

Apr 25
6:00pm
 $10 
LGBTQIA+ Founder/Funder Happy Hour 
Juke Bar

With SoGal Foundation & StartOut.

Apr 25
6:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Intro To Neural Networks In Python 
Galvanize NYC

Dive into construction of real-world neural networks for NLP using Python.

Apr 25
6:30pm
 Free
Popular Event
 
Eating TV 
NYIT Auditorium

With Alvin Zhou (Food Video Producer, Tasty & BuzzFeed Food), Samah Dada (Host, Cooking With DadaEats), Chelsea Lupkin (Creative Video Producer, Delish), Syreeta Gates (Founder, Yo Stay Hungry).

Apr 25
7:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Intro To Linear Algebra For Data Science 
Metis

With Lara Kattan (Sr Data Scientist, Metis).
 
Saturday, Apr 27

Apr 27
10:00am
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
JavaScript Fundamentals Mini Bootcamp 
Hack Reactor @ Galvanize NYC

Solidify your understanding of basic JavaScript w/ Hack Reactor.
 
Sunday, Apr 28

Apr 28
11:30am
 $40Sponsored Event 
Brunchwork w/ The Daily Show & Of A Kind 
Galvanize

With Jennifer Flanz (Exec Producer & Showrunner, The Daily Show), Jocelyn Conn (Sr Producer, The Daily Show) & Erica Cerulo & Claire Mazur (Co-Founders, Of A Kind).
 
Tuesday, Apr 30

Apr 30+
6:00pm
 $50Popular Event 
Winning Women - Get Funded 
WeWork Penn Station

With Arshiya Kherani (Founder/CEO, Sukoon Active). Cheryl Campos (Sr Assoc., Republic), Irene Ryabaya (Founder, Monarq Incubator).

Apr 30
6:00pm
 $28 
Stories From The Adult Film Industry & Its Impact On Innovation & Tech 
Company HQ

With Jon Ronson (Podcaster @ The Butterfly Effect & The Last Days of August & Author @ Lost at Sea & The Men Who Stare At Goats).

Apr 30
6:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Data Science Immersive Program Info Session 
Galvanize

Learn how to get prepared for successful career as a Data Scientist w/ Galvanize NYC.

Apr 30
6:30pm
 $10Popular Event 
Product Council w/ iSport360 & Daily Harvest 
Betaworks Studios

With Richard Marks (Chief Product Officer, iSport360), Ian Goldberg (Founder/CEO, iSport360), Fiona O'Donnell McCarthy (VP Product, Daily Harvest), Caroline Blake (Dir. Product, Daily Harvest).
 
Wednesday, May 01

May 01+
1:00pm
 $395Popular Event 
Digital Marketing Conference 
Javits Center

With Josh Machiz (CDO, Nasdaq), Stacy Minero (Global Head of Content Creation, Twitter), Sandya Magge (Head of Digital Transformation, Samsung), Seth Godin (Author), Julie Harrison-Harney (Dir. Digital, Tonight Show), Shruti Kataria (Research, Airbnb), Brandon Arolfo (Head, PBS Digital Studios), Mallorie Rosenbluth (Head of Content, Grubhub), Rob Lawson (Global Partnerships, Google).

May 01
4:00pm
 Free
Popular Event
 
Alchemist Blockchain Techstars Accelerator Demo Day 
Metrograph

May 01
5:00pm
 $300Gary Event 
Diversity In Tech Awards 2019 
Bowery Hotel

With Anil Dash (CEO, Glitch), Nicole Lindsay (VP Strategy & Op, MasterCard Center For Inclusive Growth), Kristie Koenig (Prof., NYU), Jacqui Cheng (Editor in Chief Music, NY Public Radio), Bernard Guinyard (Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Goodwin).

May 01
6:30pm
 $45Popular Event 
Cannabis Investment - Real Estate, Opportunity Zones, & NYC 
Greenspoon Marder

With James Mann & Mark Fawer (Partners @ Greenspoon Marder), Ronit Dvir-Bacalu (CFO, Kalyx Development Cannabis REIT) & Michael Zaytsev (Author & Founder, High NY).

May 01
6:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Reactive Java Programming For The Impatient 
IBM Cloud Garage at Galvanize

With Grant Steinfeld (Developer Advocate, Blockchain @ IBM).
 
Thursday, May 02

May 02
9:00am
 $135Sponsored Event 
TechDay New York 
Javits Center

Featuring 300+ innovative startups, accelerators, tech talent & investors. FREE to attend & get preferred pricing on startup booths through March 22.

May 02
6:00pm
 $10Popular Event 
GreekTech Talks - Venture Capital & Fundraising 
WeWork

With Apostolos Apostolakis (Founder, VentureFriends), Nikitas Koutoupes (MD, Insight Venture Partners), Dimitris Kouvaros (Mgr, WeWork Labs), Chris Droussiotis (Sr Managing Partner, Kinisis Ventures).

May 02
6:00pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Metis NYC Open House 
Metis NYC

With Andrea Sorcinelli (Business Data Analyst, BrainPoP) & Nora May (Data Scientist, Metis).
 
Friday, May 03

May 03
8:00am
 $595Gary Event 
Shareablee Interact Summit 
Viacom Building

With Brian Robinson (Dir. Video Analytics, Facebook), Melissa Brenner (EVP, NBA), Jonathan Steuer (Chief Research Officer, Omnicom), Lauren Zupkus (Social Media, CBS), Randi Vaughn (Dir., BuzzFeed), Andrea Fairchild (Athletes & Mktg, Players Tribune), Deirdre Lester (CRO, Barstool Sports).
 
WEEK OF MAY 06
Monday, May 06

May 06
9:00am
 $222Sponsored Event 
Digital Psychology & Emotional Design - Training Week 
CSI NYC

Learn how to build more engaging websites, apps & campaigns by upgrading your qualifications in digital psychology & emotional design neuroscience.
 
Tuesday, May 07

May 07+
8:00am
 $450Popular Event 
Knowledge Graph Conference 
Venue

With Xiaoya Wei (Knowledge Graph Lead, Airbnb), Subhabrata Mukherjee (ML Scientist, Amazon), Joshua Shinavier (Research Scientist, Uber), Andrew Chumney (MD, Pitney Bowes), Patricia Branum (Enterprise Data Governance, Capital One), Christos Boutsidis (Scientist, Goldman Sachs), David Newman (SVP Innovation, Wells Fargo).

May 07
6:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Intro To Applied Statistics For Data Science 
Galvanize NYC

Learn about the statistics background you'll need to work as a data scientist.
 
Wednesday, May 08

May 08
6:00pm
 $10Popular Event 
Lessons From The Front Lines - How Reporting In War Zones Made Me A Better CEO 
Company HQ

With Jeff Kofman (Founder/CEO, Trint).

May 08
6:30pm
 $25Sponsored Event 
Content Marketing Strategies For Startups 
Betaworks Studios

With Katya Libin (Founder/CEO, Heymama), Susan Moeller (Sr Mktg Mgr, BuzzSumo), Peter Brooks (VP Growth Mktg, Vmgroupe).
 
Thursday, May 09

May 09
6:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Intro To Natural Language Processing In Python 
Galvanize NYC

Learn basics of natural language processing in Python ecosystem using the spaCy & gensim libraries.
 
Friday, May 10

May 10
8:00am
 $815Sponsored Event 
Ethereal Summit - Blockchain & Ethereum Conference (May 10-11) 
Pioneer Works

With Joseph Lubin (Co-Founder, Ethereum), Aya Miyaguchi (Exec Dir., Ethereum Foundation), Amber Baldet (Founder, Clovyr), Anthony Pompliano (Morgan Creek Capital), Sarabjeet Singh (Dir., Oracle), Yorke Rhodes (Microsoft Azure Blockchain), Laura Shin (Unchained Podcast), Katherine Wu (Dir., Messari), Phil Komarny (VP Innovation, Salesforce).
 
Saturday, May 11

May 11
11:30am
 $40Sponsored Event 
Brunchwork w/ Human Ventures 
Venue

With Heather Hartnett (CEO, Human Ventures).
 
WEEK OF MAY 13
Monday, May 13

May 13+
9:00am
 $399Gary Event 
Smart Cities New York 2019 
Pier 36

With Jon McNeill (COO, Lyft), Joseph Lubin (Founder, Consensys), Melinda White (CEO, Transit Wireless), Steve Benjamin (Mayor, City of Columbia), Rachel Haot (Exec Dir., Transit Innovation Partnership), Derek Maki (Partner, McKinsey), Patrick McGarry (Head of Community, Data World).

May 13+
6:30pm
 $750Sponsored Event 
Beginner Python & Math For Data Science 
Metis

With Nathan Grossman (Data Scientist, Wells Fargo).
 
Tuesday, May 14

May 14
6:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Intro To SQL 
Galvanize NYC

Learn how to use SQL to store, query & manipulate the data you are working with everyday.

May 14
6:30pm
 $25Sponsored Event 
Anti-fundraising - VC Alternatives & Other Ways To Rebel In 2019 
Alley Chelsea

With Morgan Hirsh (Founder/CEO, Public Goods) & Frank Denbow (Startup Advocate, Microsoft).
 
Wednesday, May 15

May 15
6:00pm
 $15Popular Event 
Access To Venture Capital For Women & People Of Color 
Burrow House

With Christina Carbonel (Founder, Primary.com) & Adam Crocker (Founder, Logbook Investments).

May 15
6:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Software Engineering Immersive Info Session 
Galvanize

With Hack Reactor @ Galvanize.
 
Thursday, May 16

May 16
6:00pm
 $10Popular Event 
What Would It Take to Fix NYC Subway System? 
Company HQ

With Clifton Hood (Author, 722 miles).
 
Saturday, May 18

May 18
11:30am
 $45Sponsored Event 
Brunchwork w/ First Round Capital 
The New Stand

With Howard Morgan (Founder, First Round Capital).
 
WEEK OF MAY 20
Monday, May 20

May 20
8:00am
 $895Sponsored Event 
WSJ Future Of Everything Festival 
Venue

Focus on The AI Race, Human Ingenuity in the Machine Era, The Business of Equality, The Transformation of Money, Self-Driving Cars & New Rules of Mobility, The New Sustainability Movement & more.

May 20+
6:30pm
 $750Sponsored Event 
Intro To Data Science 
Metis

Intro to data science principles reqd to tackle real-world, data-rich problems in business & academia.
 
Tuesday, May 21

May 21
6:00pm
 $28 
Making Smarter Decisions Without All The Facts 
Company HQ

With Annie Duke (Author, Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts).
 
Wednesday, May 22

May 22+
8:00am
 $775Gary Event 
LDV Vision Summit 
SVA Theatre

With Di-Ann Eisnor (Chief We Officer Cities, WeWork), Julie Schoenfeld (VP LiDAR, GM Cruise Automation), Nabeel Hyatt (Spark Capital), Nafissa Yakubova (Facebook AI Research), Matt Turck (FirstMark Capital), Jeremiah Robison (Founder, Cionic), Jessi Hempel (Sr Editor, Linkedin), Zavian Dar (Lux Capital), Chang Xu (Upfront VC).

May 22
9:00am
 $599Gary Event 
Chatbot Conference 
Venue

With Rob Lawson (Partnerships, Google), Shane Mac (Founder/CEO, Assist), Alex Weidauer (Founder/CEO, Rasa), Tanya Kraljic (Voice UX, Google), Hans van Dam (MD, Robocopy), Casey Phillips (Chatbot Product Owner, Intuit), Austin Arensberg (Scrum Ventures).
 
Wednesday, May 29

May 29
6:30pm
 $25Sponsored Event 
Building A Fashion Startup 
Alley Chelsea

With founder/CEOs Bouchra Ezzahraoui (AUrate), Meg He (Aday), Melanie Travis (Andie).
 
Thursday, May 30

May 30
8:00am
 $199Sponsored Event 
Moving Forward Conference 
Metropolitan West

With Dennis Mortensen (Co-Founder, X.ai), Michael Friedl (Trade Commissioner, Advantage Austria), Bjorn Austraat (Cognitive Finance Leader, IBM), Alex Mashinsky (CEO, Celsius), Jeff Koyen (Founder, Pressland), Kim Kaupe (Co-Founder, Superfan), Helen Todd (CEO, Sociality Squared).
 
Saturday, Jun 01

Jun 01
11:30am
 $40Sponsored Event 
Brunchwork w/ A-Rod Corp 
Venue

With Jeffrey Lee (Partner & COO, A-Rod Corp).
 
Wednesday, Jun 05

Jun 05
6:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Intro To Data Science w/ Python 
Galvanize NYC

Introduction to classical machine learning models, covering both theory & usage of models implemented in Python's Sci-kit Learn library (aka sklearn).
 
Saturday, Jun 08

Jun 08
11:30am
 $55Sponsored Event 
Brunchwork w/ BBG Ventures 
Venue

With Susan Lyne (Founding Partner, BBG Ventures).
 
Saturday, Jun 15

Jun 15
11:30am
 $45Sponsored Event 
Brunchwork w/ SB Projects 
Venue

With Allison Kaye (President, SB Projects & Partner, Ithaca Holdings).
 
WEEK OF JUN 24
Monday, Jun 24

Jun 24+
6:30pm
 $25Sponsored Event 
Working At A Startup 
Alley

With Adrian Ryan (Product Mgr, General Assembly), Larissa Rocha (Employee #1, Brex), Bilyana Freye (Founder/CEO, Hoppin).

Jun 24+
6:30pm
 $750Sponsored Event 
Beginner Python & Math For Data Science 
Metis

With Samiyeh Mahmoudian (Sr Data Scientist, Intertrust).
 
Tuesday, Jun 25

Jun 25
6:30pm
 $45Sponsored Event 
Brunchwork After Hours w/ Inspired Capital 
Venue

With Alexa von Tobel (Founder @ Inspired Capital & LearnVest).
 
Wednesday, Jun 26

Jun 26
6:30pm
 Free
Sponsored Event
 
Intro To PySpark 
Galvanize NYC

Introduction to using Apache Spark w/ Python & how to launch Spark clusters using AWS.
 
WEEK OF JUL 08
Monday, Jul 08

Jul 08+
6:30pm
 $750Sponsored Event 
Intro To Data Science 
Metis

With Sergey Fogelson (VP Analytics & Measurement Sciences, Viacom).
 
WEEK OF JUL 22
Monday, Jul 22

Jul 22+
6:30pm
 $750Sponsored Event 
Beginner Python & Math for Data Science 
Metis

Introduction to the building blocks essential to developing data science skills.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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