Entre is hosting a special event geared towards the growing community of entrepreneurs, artists, creators, & innovators. Join us as we build a community of startup enthusiasts in the NYC area. This event is taking place at the all-new Spaces co-working space at Chrysler Building, in the heart of NYC, Midtown Manhattan.
Our event brings people together to openly discuss & share ideas with like-minded individuals. We welcome entrepreneurs of all types, start-ups of all sizes, industries, & stages to join us in finding the inspiration, resources, & friends that will make them successful.
Whether our members are just beginning to build a company, or are years into their venture, We aim to refer to the best services available for helping them achieve their goals. We aim to work with sponsors & partners who share our vision in helping the start-up community grow & succeed.
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm: Networking
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm: Founder interview + Q&A
7:15 pm - 8:30 pm: Networking
Complimentary beer, wine, pizza, & soft drinks will be served.
Brian Wong, Co-founder & CEO of Kiip
Brian Wong is the 28-year-old co-founder & CEO of Kiip. Kiip was acquired by NinthDecimal in 2019. Kiip (pronounced keep) was a mobile consumer engagement platform that advertises in moments in 10,000 apps. Kiip is credited with the creation of moments marketing, which involves brands marketing to consumers in the right timing & mindset, based on their mobile behaviors. The company was backed by over $40mm in capital from Verizon Ventures, American Express Ventures, US Cellular, Interpublic Group, North Atlantic Capital, Hummer Winblad, Relay Ventures, True Ventures, & others. Kiip's top customers were mainly consumer brands which included Kellogg's, Kraft, McDonald's, Amazon, ExxonMobil, CVS, Target, & many more.
Kiip had been recognized by Forbes as one of the 4 Hot Online Ad Companies to Put on Your Watch List, named on the Dow Jones FasTech50 & is listed on Fast Company's 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World. Once the youngest person to ever receive venture capital funding, Brian received his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia at age 18, after skipping four K-12 grades.
Brian has been recognized with many awards for his accomplishments & leadership, including:
Forbes' 30 under 30 for three years in a row, & then a judge for 2016
Business Insider's Top 25 Under 25 in Silicon Valley, 30 Under 30 in Advertising & 18 Most Important People in Mobile Advertising
AdAge's Creativity Top 50
Brian launched his first book at the age of 25: The Cheat Code, published by Crown Business / Penguin Random House. The Cheat Code contains 71 bite-sized & virtually effortless shortcuts to get a leg up on the competition, garner attention for creative thinkers & their ideas, & to accelerate success. The book has been translated into Simplified Chinese & Arabic, & is featured by Forbes, CNBC, Elle, The Telegraph, The Globe & Mail, & many more publications around the world, & is quickly becoming the go-to book for entrepreneurial & intrapreneurial advice for our generation.
For event sponsors, email Sponsor@JoinEntre.com
Are you or do you know of a founder that would be interested in telling their story in a fireside interview? If so email Info@JoinEntre.com with your name, company, city & short bio about yourself.