http://www.meetup.com/njtech/events/173992612/?a=ea1_grp&rv=ea1 The attendees at the NJ Tech Meetup held at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NH last August 28 were all praises for venture capitalist Charlie O’ Donnell of Brookyln Bridge Ventures and his “refreshingly candid” talk as a VC. The meetup also featured three startups.
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/sensors-devices-and-wearables-humans-interconnected-tickets-12578814573 If last August 27’s meetup at Wework is any gauge, Ignite NYC may just be the counterculture to NY’s predominant pitch-and-get-funded startup scene, the way it tackled how people relate to sensors, devices and wearables from various anthropological, existential, medical and even recreational standpoints.
http://www.meetup.com/BKtechmeetup/events/193518502/ Have you tried 3-D printing before? Makerbot is everywhere these days, in retail stores around the country, where you can see how they work and how it hopes it will speed up mainstream adoption.
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?
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