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.
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.
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.
BetaNYC recapped some of the best presentations from last month’s Code for America summit (CfA) last October 15 at Microsoft Civic in midtown Manhattan. The CfA summit is an annual gathering of smart government and civic technology practitioners.
Triberr, a brand influencer startup with high-profile clients, won the top prize at Startupalooza on October 15. The monthly event, hosted at Hive55 by CEO Alan Brody, brings investors and entrepreneurs together for quick trade-show style pitching that culminates in a pitch-off between the top startups. The winner receives an invitation worth $1,500 to a Private Equity Forum event.
“Reduce the burden.”
That was Frederick Muench’s call to technologists last October 14 at the NY Mobile meetup at Microsoft. “Reduce steps 3 to 1 if possible.”
On Monday, October 13, 2014, OLC attended Luke’s Mixer held at Pranna 79 Madison Ave, New York, NY.
International ThermoDyne’s Powerfelt bagged the most votes at the Ultra Light Startup presentation of eight energy startups that presented last October 9 at Microsoft, as it claimed to answer the ever-increasing need for clean power, especially in portable devices.
On Thursday, October 9, 2014, OLC attended Startup Grind New York City Hosting Brian O’Kelley with AppNexus organized by Derek Andersen, Joshua Ness, and Peter Crysdale. The event took place at Pivotal Labs located at 625 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor, New York, NY and was powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.
Last October 8, Orrick hosted a fireside chat featuring David Tisch, former managing director of TechStars NY, co-founder of BoxGroup and startup investor at the WeWork offices in Soho West.