5 NYC Tech Events This Week That You Can Not Afford to Miss


Here’s our curated list of a few NYC startup events for this week.

On Thursday evening , vLab is connecting entrepreneurs to high-powered CIOs with trillions allocated in spending. This is your chance to work with established companies to build products that are in demand during this reverse pich and virtual hackathon – CIO Reverse Pitch + Hackathon at WeWork Chelsea.

On Tuesday evening our friends at Alley NYC are hosting an evening of thoughtful discussions with investors J Sklyer Fernandes, Alex Iskold and Summet Shah about what goes through the mind of investors when considering startup investment – VC Insider: The Ins & Outs of Raising Money with VCs at AlleyNYC.

On Wednesday evening our friends at VentureOut will host a showcase of Polish tech companies presenting to an impressive roster of NY- based investors from Loeb Associates, ff Venture Capital, MESA Ventures, and Empire Angels – Betas & Belvedere, a Polish Pitch Night.

On Thursday evening, our friends from Code Interactive are shining a spotlight on the individuals who are championing the movement to increase diversity in STEM education with an evening soiree featuring open bar, silent auction, hors doeuvres, and musical guests. Proceeds from this event will go towards funding the computer science education of 100 new low-income NYC public high school students – The Diversity in Tech Awards at the Bowery Hotel.

On Saturday and Sunday, Janine Just and Sabine Hitchen are producing two days of weekend programming focused on helping businesses build their brand featuring expert thought leaders, panels, workshops, tools, and templates to amplify your brand – Amplify Your Brand Masterclass at Wix.

For a full listing of upcoming events for the NYC startup and tech community, please visit the AlleyWatch NYC Tech and Startup Event Calendar.


About the author: Reza Chowdhury

Reza Chowdhury is the CEO and Founder of AlleyWatch, the largest media property focused on the NYC tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is also the Founder of New York Startup Lab, a software development firm with a specific focus on early stage companies. Previously, Reza was involved with several entrepreneurial ventures and began his career as securities trader on Wall Street. Recognized as a global thought leader, Reza has been named one of the 100 most influential people in NYC Tech by TechWeek on multiple occasions and is a NYC Venture Fellow, a world-class, year-long fellowship program designed to help high-potential entrepreneurs scale their ventures. Reza routinely speaks on the global startup ecosystem and is an advisor to advisor to SD Asia and Dublin Globe, two organizations that are fostering the growth of local entrepreneurial ecosystems.

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