The AlleyWatch Event Guide: March 25-29


Each week we bring you a handy guide to just a few of the events we think should not be missed. On any given night, there are too many events. You can’t attend all of them and neither should you unless you’re a career socialite. For the week of March 25-29, let us help you navigate the scene:

Monday: 3/25/2013

Disrupting the UnDisrupted: Featuring Vengo (TaxiTreats) and more…

  • 6-9PM
  • Village Pourhouse: 64 3rd Ave
  • $20

Startup Mixers presents a new event series featuring the Founders and Co-Founders of startups that are disrupting stagnant industries. Vengo jumpstarts the series by dispensing their tale of developing a high-tech vending machine that you’ll soon be seeing in hotels, bars and taxis.

State of Tech in NYC: Hacking, Apping, Developing

  • 6:30-8:30PM
  • NY Institute of Technology: 16 West 61st Street
  • $10

The Disruptive Technologists get into more high tech hijinks in this talk on the state of tech in NYC. Students get in free.

Lean Startup Techniques for Enterprise Innovation with Josh Seidan

  • 7-8:30PM
  • Alley NYC: 500 7th Avenue, 18th floor
  • Free!!!

A talk on the Lean Startup movement and how its techniques are being used for enterprise innovation.

Tuesday: 3/26/2013

Technology You Can Touch

  • 5:30-7:30PM
  • NYU Stem: 44 West 4th Street
  • Free!!!

Come out for demos and “networking with hard sciences engineers, entrepreneurs, and capital sources (e.g. programmable hardware, material sciences, biosciences)”

Enterprise Roundtable: Startup Exit and Acquisition (w/ Deirdre Bolton)

  • 6:30-9:00PM
  • Lowenstein Sandler: 1251 Avenue of the Americas
  • $10

Bloomberg Anchor Deirdre Bolton moderates a panel on the topic of startup exists and acquisitions. Roundtable panel includes: Barry Silbert, CEO of SecondMarket, Ed Zimmerman, Tech Chair at Lowenstein Sandler, and Ben Boissevain, Managing Partner at Agile Equity.

Data Visualization @ Yahoo!: Data Science and Business Perspectives

  • 7-10PM
  • McKinsey & Co: 55 East 52nd Street
  • Free!!!

Ling Huang, Data Scientist, and Kira Roytburg, Director of Analytics, for Yahoo! Reasearch give a talk on data visualization and analysis.

Wednesday: 3/27/2013

Content Conversations: Creating Content in the Native Age

  • 7-9PM
  • Outbrain HQ: 39 West 13th Street
  • Free!!!

The Media Kitchen’s Matt Borchard, Digitas’ Michael Fasciano and Pepsi’s Dave Weiner “discuss the value of creating content in the age of native advertising and how it’s changing the functions of brands and agencies.”

ERA Summer 2013 Happy Hour at Connolly’s

  • 7-9PM
  • Connolly’s NYC: 121 West 45th Street, 3rd floor
  • Free!!!

The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator hosts a happy hour for applicants interested in their 2013 program to drink some free beers and network.

Fashion Disrupted: How Tech is Changing The Way Consumers Shop

  • 7:30-10:30
  • WeWork Lounge: 177 Lafayette Street
  • $30

Mike Hofman, Executive Digital Director of Glamour, moderates a panel of fashion experts, including: Bryan Wolff, CFO of Bonobos, Jyothi Rao, EVP of Fashion for Gilt, Rie Yano, Co-Founder of Material Wrld, Sarah Paiji, Co-Founder of Snapette, and Claire Mazur, Co-Founder of Of a Kind.

Thursday: 3/28/2013

NYC Gaming: March Demo Night

  • 6:15-9PM
  • Microsoft: 1290 6th Avenue
  • $10

Not going to GDC? Come join us for the coolest thing happening in gaming this side of the Moscone Center.” The NYC Games Forum presents six game demos and one retrospective to help you take your mind off what you’re missing. Game on!

For more, please visit AlleyWatch’s full calendar of startup and tech events in New York.

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