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Best Tech Events This Week — Tribeca Film Festival Innovation Week, Mobile Week, Data Driven, SendGrid

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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.

Solve big issues in Education, Healthcare, Sustainability & Transportation? ==> Verizon Powerful Answers Award. $1 million / winner! ;) Apply by June 30. Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week: Fast Company Innovation Uncensored, Shorty Awards, Kingpins of Silicon Alley 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.

Verizon global challenge 2014 Powerful Answers Award ==> generating ideas & solns to world’s biggest issues in Education, Healthcare, Sustainability & Transportation. Last year winners incl. TinyTap, Zapitalism, Seratis, Smartster, Mosaic. Apply by June 30. $1 million per winner per category, yo! ;) Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week: Women Entrepreneurship Summit, hackNY, NY Tech Meetup & 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.

Fast Company Innovation Uncensored Apr 10 ($50 off w/ “garysguide”) w/ Jared Leto, Ashton Kutcher, Pharrell, Jack Dorsey, Sean Parker, Diane Von Furstenberg, Tory Burch, David Karp. 2 FREE Passes ($700 each)!

Google Cloud Summit highlights. Wanna try Google Cloud & build on same infrastructure powering Google? Yes you do! $500 credit w/ code garysguide. Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week: Startup Spring Soiree, 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.

Wanna hang w/ Oscar-winner Jared Leto, Ashton Kutcher, Pharrell, Jack Dorsey (Twitter, Square), Sean Parker (Spotify), designers Diane Von Furstenberg & Tory Burch, David Karp (Tumblr), Jeremy Stoppelmann (Yelp) & Ben Silbermann (Pinterest)? Yes you DO! ;) Fast Company Innovation Uncensored Apr 10. $50 off w/ “garysguide”. 2 FREE Passes ($700 each)! Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week: DreamIt Ventures Startup Battles, Meet The Innovators 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.

Ok I won’t bore ya with all the BBQ-feasting, pool-partying, grumpy-cat-sighting, Snoop-Dogg-(Lion?)-schmoozing, secret-Daft-Punk-concert-rocking, late-night-shenanigans here in Texas! ;) Thanks again to MasterCard for having me as one of their #PricelessSurprises giveaway prizes during SXSW! :) Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week: International Women’s Day, Fireside Chat w/ Ben Horowitz 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.

“2014 could be tipping point for female founders” – Jessica Livingston (Partner, Y Combinator) @ Female Founders Conference (watch entire event here)

This Sat (Mar 8) is 103rd International Women’s Day! Bunch of events including Global Connections for Women Foundation, Microsoft Codess, We Code Un-conference, Getting Girls To Geek Out & Screening of Girl Rising.

SXSW (aka Spring Break for Geeks!) ===> Get ready to partay, yo! :) … 250+ parties incl. one w/ cats ;) & a music hackathon. My SXSW Red Tie (& Lapels) Sponsorship Details. Win Free Trip to SXSW w/ GA. $30 off your UBER ride w/ code “GarysGuideSXSW”. Office Hrs w/ ERA and DreamIt. FWD.us #BuiltByImmigrants competition, winners go on stage w/ Steve Case (Shout-out to my friend Leezia who’s atop the leaderboard!). SXSW Parties Guide mobile app by my friends @ ShoutEm. FREE RSVP to Glimpse Launch Party @ SXSW w/ code “garysguide”. And Pre-SXSW parties – here, here & here. Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week: Social Media Week and a Silicon Alley Masquerade Ball

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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.

Congrats to my buddy Andrew Ackerman on new gig as Managing Director @ DreamIt Ventures! :) FYI, deadline for applying to their Summer Program is Mar 14 and Office Hrs @ SXSW w/ co-founder Steve Welch & CEO Kerry Rupp. Read More