New York City’s Curated Startup Events – The AlleyWatch Event Guide: May 27-31


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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 May 27th – May 31st, here are our suggestions for navigating the scene:

Monday: 5/27/2013

Memorial Day

Unplug and enjoy the day. Don’t forget to thank some veterans for their dedicated service to our country. Without their efforts we would not have the freedom and liberty to pursue our entrepreneurial dreams.

Wednesday: 5/29/2013

Startup Grind New York City Hosts Jon Steinberg (President of BuzzFeed)
99 Madison Avenue @ThoughtWorks

Aside from Tumblr’s acquisition, BuzzFeed  was the talk of the town from panel to panel during Internet Week.  Learn why from Jon Steinberg during this fireside chat.

Thursday: 5/30/2013

Decoded Fashion: How Startups Use Subscriptions to Thrive
175 Varick Street, New York, NY @ WeWork Soho West

Subscriptions lead to recurring revenue.  Investors love recurring revenue as they represent stable cash flows.  Stable cash flows leads to higher valuations.  Learn the mechanics at this great event put together by our friends at Decoded Fashion.

Saturday: 6/1/2013-6/2/2013

AngelHack NYC – Spring 2013
1290 6th Ave @Huge Brooklyn

“AngelHack organizes hackathon competitions for web developers and entrepreneurs, called AngelHacks, where they can learn developer tools, meet new friends, and receive funding and mentorship for their startup ideas. In 2013, AngelHack will organize 100 hackathons, bringing together 15,000+ developers in 50+ cities. Winners from every city are put through the AngelHack Accelerator Program, where we mentor them for 12 weeks before bringing them out to Silicon Valley to raise investment and introduce them to incubators.”

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

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