http://www.meetup.com/NYC-TechBreakfast/events/158233402/ On Tuesday October 21st, OLC attended NY Tech Breakfast hosted by AOL and sponsored by DLA Piper, One Click Patent, Trinet, Jetco Research, and Sellsy. The event was held at AOL’s offices located at 770 Broadway and featured presentations by four entrepreneurs/startups including Senseware, CrowdInvest, Clear View Innovations, and @pay.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alley-boost-learn-to-communicate-your-message-and-increase-your-revenue-tickets-12957751985 Today we all need to be great communicators, according to Win the Room CEO Kelly Hadous. Based on her theory that communication is “part power, part strategy, part performance,” she gave tips to improve as a communicator an Alley Boost class at Mercy College on October 21.
http://www.crainsnewyork.com/events-calendar/details/4/3204393 Is your business fundable? Three panelists with diverse experience with startups and investing gave advice to help entrepreneurs answer this question at the Entrepreneur Small & Business Forum event on October 17. The panelists included Alan Brody, of events company Startupalooza, Alessandro Piol of AlphaPrime investors and Tom Wisniewski of RosePaul Venture.
On Thursday, October 16, 2014, OLC attended ETR&D’s event offering Dinner & Tips from Fortune 500 Tech Pros. Held at Microsoft HQ Offices, the event was located at 11 Times Square, New York, NY.
http://www.meetup.com/nyvideo/events/208849762/?a=ea1_grp&rv=ea1 The NY Video meetup had one of its best demo nights last October 16 with Steve Rosenbaum keeping things interesting with his usual side commentary on the latest in the video world. If you missed the news this week, HBO plans to bring its programming to Internet users via a Netflix-style streaming service.
The fastest way to an emerging tech company’s heart is through its venture capitalist.
Such has been the modus operandi of Jack Petrie, the President of OfficeLeaseCenter.com who has amassed a list of clients that reads like a veritable who’s who of Silicon Alley. He’s found these clients through contacts and clients of his in venture capital.
“I [find] that usually I can connect the dots with a lot of these companies with relationships I have with V.C. firms and people I have met through the community,” said Mr. Petrie, 50.
PulsePoint, Clearspring and Jingle Networks have all found new office space through the aid of Mr. Petrie.
Young firms like Sailthru, a behavioral email marketing service, and GramercyOne, a cloud-based software development firm, recently secured seed money from venture capitalists and tabbed Mr. Petrie to find them 15,000 square feet and 5,000 square feet of office space, respectively.
He helped Amazon expand to 60,000 square feet of space at 1350 Avenue of the Americas this year—and the online retail giant is counting on him for future growth... view more