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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

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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: 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 — TechCrunch Disrupt, NY Ideas, 5×10 Talks 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.

Parsons Festival (until May 24) Art + Design. Zürich Meets NY (May 16 – 23) w/ Future Cities // Startups // Disney // Big Data. Internet Week (May 19 – 25) 15% off w/ “HQ_GG_15OFF”. Webutante Ball (May 20), 2 Free Passes! 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: 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 (Hack Upon A Cause, KidScreen Summit, NY Tech Meetup, Data Privacy Legal Hackathon)

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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.

Fashion Week is here! On Wednesday is ManufactureNY’s Ready-To-Wear fashion show (2 Free Passes)! On Thursday is my friend Carrie Hammer’s fashion show (2 Free Passes)! Next week is Nolcha Fashion Week w/ runway shows by hot indie designers! I’m co-hosting closing party @ Empire Rooftop, RSVP here (code: 2062) Read More

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Best Tech Events This Week (Tesla Conf, French Tech, Technovation, Open Book Hack, NY Tech, Investor Forum, ArtsTech)

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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.

This Saturday is the 2nd Annual Nikola Tesla Memorial Conference (Tesla died Jan 7, 1943 in NYC), here are this year’s predictions by Kurzweil & Asimov.

On Jan. 10, my friend Arie (DreamIt) teaching Raising Startup Capital term-sheets, investment rounds, retaining control. 2 FREE Passes $100 each! On Jan. 16 is Social Retail Summit w/ Chantel Waterbury (Founder, Chloe+Isabel), Mona Bijoor (Founder, JOOR), Ethan Song (CEO, Frank&Oak). 4 FREE Passes $160 each! Read More