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Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

Best Tech Events This Week: Startup Job Fair, FashTech, Women Who Code and More

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com.

Maker Week ==> Sep 16 H/w Startups, Sep 17 MakerCon, Sep 20 MakerFaire.

Fashion Week ==> Loved Carrie Hammer fashion show last wk w/ friends Heather Marie, Rachel Sklar, Nithya Das, Dina Kaplan & Leah Hunter rocking the runway! :) Sep 10 Nolcha Fashion Week (indie designer runway shows), 3 Free VIP Passes to Fashion Lounge + am hosting closing party @ Empire Rooftop.

In middle of 36th St in Astoria / LIC is awesome QNS Collective, FIRST coworking space in Queens / LIC :) Its run by my friends Argentina Flores & David Sanders. Fri is their Launch Party & next wk they’re hosting QNS Cowork Week (1st coworking week in NYC) w/ FREE coworking, Street Crawl, Whiskey & Drones, Convo w/ Frank The Butcher, Film Screening Starla by Rik Cordero & more. Y’should go, yo! :) Read More

Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

Best Tech Events This Week: Startup Weekend Fashion Battle, Transatlantic Entrepreneur & More

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com.

Bumping into models everywhere? Not getting any sleep? Friends dressing up like Lady Gaga? Yup, it’s Fashion Week! Sep 03 is ModaBox Runway Show (feat. Frank Debourge & Lanz Pierce). Sep 05 is Carrie Hammer’s Runway Show. Sep 05 is Startup Weekend Fashion Battle, 3 Free Passes ($75 value)! Read More

Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

Best Tech Events This Week: Startup Dodgeball, Ignite, Startup Weekend Fashion Tech and More

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com.

Startup Job Fair Sep 12. StrategyHack (accelerate startup growth) Sep 27, apply by Sep 06. DELL Education Tech Innovation Day (looking for K-12 focused startups) Sep 19, apply by Sep 08. West Elm $25k Small Biz Grant (artists, makers, designers), apply by Sep 09. Go for it, yo! :)

Oct 30 FunnyBizz Conference w/ Bill Grundfest (Golden Globe Winner & Founder, Comedy Cellar), Bob Mankoff (Cartoon Editor, New Yorker), Tim Lee (Scientist Turned Comedian), Peter McGraw (Author, Humor Code), Tim Washer (Webby Honoree, SNL, Conan). 2 Free Passes ($199 value)! Read More

Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

Best Tech Events This Week: WeWork Summer Camp, Argentinian Tech Tango, Android Wear Hackathon and More

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com.

NYC Tech ($5.6 bil in annual tax revenues, 12.3% of city total) now essential to city’s economy & added 45k jobs in 10 yrs (2nd only to Silicon Valley). Niiice!

DON’T MISS! ==> Sep 19 Women, Inspiration, Enterprise WIE Symposium w/ Juliet De Baubigny (Kleiner Perkins), Brad Burnham (Union Square Ventures), Jane Hudis (President, Estee Lauder), Zosia Mamet (Actress, HBO Girls), Richelle Parham (CMO, eBay), Debra Sterling (Founder, GoldieBlox), Trudie Styler (Actress & Founder, Rainforest Fund). 2 Free Passes ($300 value)!

Aug 21 Food Investing Conference (@ International Culinary Center) w/ Gabriele Corcos (Host, Cooking Channels Extra Virgin), Jordan Gaspar (Accel Foods), John Ason (Angel), Alain Bankier (Angel), 3 Free Passes ($385 value)! Read More

Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

Best Tech Events This Week: Women in Tech Design Hackathon, Millennial Media Trailblazers, Big Ideas Smart Cities and More

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com.

Sep 02 Transatlantic Entrepreneur Conf (explore opptys for NYC & Berlin), 2 Free Passes ($99 value)! Sep 19 NYC Media Lab Summit w/ Jon Oringer (Founder, Shutterstock), Genevieve Bell (VP, Intel Labs), 2 Free Passes. Read More

Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

Best NYC Tech Events This Week: FoodHackers, Sunset Cruise, Wearable Wednesday and More

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com.

NYCEDC Fall 2014 Tech Talent Draft (connect w/ engg students @ Brown, Cornell, Princeton, Columbia, Penn & CUNY), startups apply here. Work-cation in Italy? YES, please! Italian Startup Visa (1 year) for non-european startups (team of 5 or less, revenue < €5 mil/yr). Go for it, yo! ;)

Techstars R/GA Connected Devices Accelerator ($120k, prototyping labs, mentors) starts Oct 20. Apply by Aug 25! LittleBits (easy h/w prototyping) launching CloudBit bringing modules online so easy to interact w/ & control web services. 3 Free Cloud Starter Bundles ($165 each)! Read More