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Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

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

Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

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

sponsor_garys_red_tie_new

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

Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

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

sponsor_garys_red_tie_new

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

Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

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

sponsor_garys_red_tie_new

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

Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

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

sponsor_garys_red_tie_new

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

Goooood Morning Silicon Alley!

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

sponsor_garys_red_tie_new

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