http://www.eventbrite.com/e/pitchforce-august-21st-2014-tickets-12256588787?aff=eorg On Thursday August 21st, 2014, OLC attended a PitchForce’s event in San Francisco. A handful of companies presented to a panel of judges where they receive real time feedback and a potential in person second meeting with an investor.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sales-hacker-series-nyc-speeding-up-sales-cycles-tickets-12520907371 How do you accelerate the sales cycle in your startup?
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/entrepreneurs-roundtable-73-tickets-12406366777 Would you like to watch free online sports you can’t find on TV? Would you dump your broker if you can find an apartment on your own? Would you like to dig deep into your social networks to find work or partnerships? Would you like to increase your traffic as a brand or media company? Now figure out which business fits the name below.
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/investor-feedback-forum-new-york-august-tickets-12253932843?aff=eorg Every month the Ultra Light Startup group asks the audience to vote for the night’s startup presenter and the investor giving the feedback. Last August 14, Secondmic won against eight other startups but it was also interesting to see David Rose, hardly seen in any meetup, get the votes for his comments.
http://www.doitinperson.com/Breakfast-with-an-Angel-Mike-Edelhart/ A tech meetup at 9 a.m. is a rare occurrence in New York but so is an opportunity to chat with an angel like Mike Edelhart, a current investor in 82 companies, a past investor in 11,000 startups but who is now focused on his “two-sided” company. Edelhart is the lead partner at Social Starts and CEO of Tomorrow Project, LLC, producers of the Pivot Conference in New York and other services for major brands.
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