New York City’s Curated Startup Events – AlleyWatch Event Guide: May 20th –May 25th


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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. With Internet Week in New York dominating the calendar next week, there are hundreds of different events and we can not cover them all in this guide.  Here is the full listing of Internet Week events.  Just in case you don’t have time to go through all of the events for the week of May 20th – May 25th, here are our suggestions for navigating the scene:

Monday: 5/20/2013

The Digital Marketing Toolkit for Small Businesses
1540 Broadway @ Pillsbury Law

This panel organized by our friends at Pricing Engine will shed light on which tools and strategies give maximize returns for small business owners so that they can spend more time on what really matters: running their businesses.

Wednesday: 5/22/2013

WSJ Startup of the Year: Entrepreneurs & Investors Tell All
73 8th Avenue @Think Coffee

“Entrepreneurs and investors from WSJ’s Startup of the Year online documentary series, tell all: How they reached success and what they are looking for next. Does your business have what it takes? Don’t miss Jay Samit, President of ooVoo; founder of Jasmine Multimedia Publishing (pioneer of the CD-ROM and laserdisc technologies), Brian Cohen, CEO, Launch.It, chairman NY Angels and Steve Case, Chairman & CEO of Revolution LLC; former Chairman & CEO of America Online (AOL).

Wednesday and Thursday: 5/22-5/23

OpenCo New York
125 W 18th St@ Metropolitan Pavillion

“This festival of innovation will celebrate companies that embrace a set of values surrounding the concept of openness: open collaboration, open communication, open community, open company and open doors to you. Attendees will meet these innovators in their native habitat and hear from the founders and executives about how they are trying to change the world and why. They will inspire you and help you make new connections, whether you are a job seeker, investor or simply a curious neighbor.”

Thursday: 5/23/2013

Online Goes Offline (Fashion)
216 East 45th Street @ LIM College

Our friends at Third Wave Fashion have put together an excellent night of discussion about how online fashion startups are going offline.

Saturday and Sunday: 5/25-5/26

Build Your 1st Minimum Viable Product (MVP) in a Weekend
40 W 38th St

“Build Your 1st MVP in a Weekend is a collaborative DIY event* for building your 1st MVP.   Think of it as mini workshop+hackathon for non technical founders.”

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


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