The AlleyWatch Event Guide April 29th – May 3rd


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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 April 29th – May 3rd, here are our suggestions for navigating the scene:

Monday: 4/29/2013

Startup Grind New York City Hosts Bob Dorf (Author, the Startup Owner’s Manual)
Pivotal Labs: 841 Broadway, 8th floor

Come out for a fireside chat and networking event with Bob Dorf, Author of the Startup Owner’s Manual. Dorf is “a serial entrepreneur often called the “midwife” of Customer Development,” and he’s founded six companies, including Marketing 1to1.

Tuesday: 4/30/2013

MIT Enterprise Forum of NYC Presents: Cleantech: Smarter Energy
Free to members of MIT Enterprise Forum, $50 for non-members
Chadbourne & Parke LLP, 30 Rockefeller Plaza

The MIT Enterprise Forum presents a panel on Cleantech that includes Seth Frader-Thompson; Founder and CEO of EnergyHub, Mike Gordon; CEO and Managing Partner at Joule Group, Mei Shibata; Chief Strategy Officer of ThinkEco, that will be moderated by Chadbourne & Parke LLP Partner Lori Hoberman.

Wednesday: 5/1/2013

Behavioral Finance Insights: How Data Visualization Impacts Our Decisions
Ricoh Technology Portal, 144 East 44th Street

Dan Egan; Director of Behavioral Finance and Investing at Betterment, and Gunjan Banati; Fund Research & Analytics at Royce and Associates, give a talk on the emerging field of “Applied Behavioral Finance.” “Both of our speakers are actively applying insights researchers have recently uncovered regarding how we make financial decisions.”

May NY FinTech Meetup – Founder Story Featuring SeedInvest and Deep Creek Capital
Dechert LLP, 1095 6th Avenue

“The NYFTS Founder Story provides an inside look at the driving forces behind top entrepreneurs and their innovation. Learn about what shaped their early decisions and what challenges still keep them up at night.”

Thursday: 5/2/2013

NYC Emerging Technologies Summit
Free! For Angels, VCs and industry investors
Stern Auditorium: 1468 Madison Avenue

“20 investor-ready bioscience innovations presented in 3 hours!” If you’re an investor interested in seeing demos from some of New York City’s leading universities and medical centers than this is the event for you! Presentations will be followed by a cocktail and networking event.

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


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