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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

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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

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Best Tech Events This Week: Startup Weekend Social Impact, Wearable Tech, Fashion 2.0 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.

Aug 22-24 is highly anticipated WeWork SUMMER CAMP! (sneak peek). Performances by Girl Talk & St. Lucia. Talks by Lew Frankfort (Coach) & Jessica Lawrence (NYTM). Wine tasting, water sports, yoga, zip-lining! Y’should go, yo! :) Pre-Camp parties (FREE) on July 22 & on July 31. Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week: Founders Guide, Fenway Fast Pitch, Hackers On Planet Earth 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.

Roadmap to Entrepreneurship w/ Andrew Weinreich (founder @ MeetMoi & SixDegrees). Early Stage (Oct 18) & Growth Stage (Nov 8). Learn Product, Marketing, Finance, Pivots, Hiring, Branding, Sales & more! Highly Recommended! Limited tix. 20% off w/ code garysguide20.

July 15 Info Session for GREAT Tech Awards (w/ UKTI & British Consulate General). 6 categories (Finance, Education, Lifestyle, Media, Health, Internet of Things). Judges incl. David Karp (Tumblr) & Pete Cashmore (Mashable). Last year winners incl. Codecademy. Prizes incl. round-trip to London, Innovation conf tix, meeting @ 10 Downing & more! Apply by Aug 01. Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week: Smart Girls, Amazon AWS Summit, Raincheck Party, Women 2.0 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.

2nd Annual 2014 GREAT Tech Awards (by UKTI & British Consulate General). Awesome competition encouraging tech companies to select UK for international growth. Judges incl. David Karp (Tumblr), Pete Cashmore (Mashable) & Lily Cole (Supermodel & Impossible.com). 6 categories (Finance, Education, Lifestyle, Media, Health, Internet of Things). Past winners incl. Codecademy & Blippar. Prizes incl. Round-trip to London, 5 nights @ Corinthia Hotel, meeting @ 10 Downing St, ticket to Innovate Conf & mentoring by Rohan Silva (former No.10 Advisor) & Sir John Sorrell (Chair, London Design Festival). Awards Gala Oct 09. Apply by Aug. 1. Hurry, yo! ;) Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week: NY Tech Meetup, DAYBREAKER, Big Data Connect 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.

Don’t miss! ==> July 02 4th of July Takeover Party (DL Rooftop), I’ll be co-hosting w/ AlleyNYC & special celeb guests, 10 FREE VIP Passes ($75 each)!

Also 2 amazing FREE events @ ORRICK … July 15 Founder’s Guide w/ Joy Marcus (Bloglovin), Amanda Hesser (Food52) and July 17 Internet of Things w/ Matt Turck (FirstMark Capital), Patrick Ugeux (Clear Channel).

July 14 Fred Wilson talk on Bitcoin for charity fundraising. All proceeds go to CSNYC Foundation for Computer Science (led by my friend Evan Korth), providing access to Comp Sci education to kids in public schools. Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week: La French Touch, Big Brands Week, Bowery CMO Summit 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.

Grab ur tix (FREE!) for 4th of July Takeover Party (DL Rooftop), I’ll be co-hosting w/ my AlleyNYC peeps w/ special guests from Orange Is The New Black!

This wk is Consumer Electronics Week. 2 Demo Days (Thu) ==> Fintech Innovation Lab & Pilot Health Tech & tech meetups in Qns, Bklyn & SI. Nice! Read More

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Best NYC Tech Events This Week: LAUNCH Beacon, NBCUniversal 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.

Tech conference w/ a French touch? Oui, vous avez de la chance, mes amis! I give you, La French Touch! (Jun 26-27) w/ Dominique Ansel (creator of Cronut), Axelle Lemaire (French Secy of State), Renaud Visage (co-founder, Eventbrite), Sean Rad (founder, Tinder) & others. 2 Free Passes ($800 each)! Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week: Northside, CMX Summit, Comedy Hack Day 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.

FYI, this wk! ==> NYC’s SXSW aka NorthSide Festival, TradeShow & Job Fair in Brooklyn. Wearable tech, Connected cars, Next industrial revolution. Speakers incl. Silicon Alley’s 1st billionaire Jon Oringer (Shutterstock) & Chad Dickerson (CEO, Etsy). Happy hours + pool parties! You should go, yo! :) Read More

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Best NYC Tech Events This Week: LDV Vision, SEARS Hackathon, S.H.E. Summit 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.

June 12-19 is annual SXSW-style NorthSide Festival, TradeShow & Job Fair, aka NYC’s BIGGEST Tech Party! Read More