Tech NYC Intro: Connect with New York's technology scene

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WeWork Tower 49

12 East 49th Street

New York, NY 10017

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Join us for a deep dive into New York City's startup ecosystem. Meet key people, discover great coworking spaces, hear from entrepreneurs and network with the best of NYC's vibrant startup community.

In three short hours, Tech Connect will take you through the world of startups and the digital economy to really understand how digital technology is transforming industries and society.

Our aim is to help you find your bearings and set you on your way feeling empowered and motivated to make the most of New York's startup ecosystem.

Tech NYC Intro is designed for those with little knowledge of the startup world. If you're wondering what an accelerator is, and why we talk about unicorns, this course is the perfect start on your journey towards grasping the sector.

Corporates, public and private organizations will learn just how these startups are driving innovation and growing to impressive heights.


3:00 pm

Arrive at WeWork NoMad

WeWork is a 7 year old startup focused on the 'future of work', founded in New York in 2010. Since then, they've grown to 170+ locations around the world, and recently raised financing with a $16bn valuation. Grab a coffee and have a look around.

3:15 pm

Tech immersion session

In just 45 minutes, get an introduction to the world of startups and the NYC digital economy, to begin to really understand how digital technology is transforming industries and society.

4:00 pm

Tech walk

We’ll take a quick coffee break, and then walk to the brand new TechHub co-working space in Midtown, hearing stories about crowdfunding, global expansion, and bitcoin.

4:15 pm

Hear from the Community Manager at TechHub NYC.

TechHub is a brand new co-working space that has just expanded to New York from London. They focus on assisting founders at every stage of their startup growth cycle.

4:30 pm

Hear from the founder of one of our startup partners, learning about their journey from inception, to raising money from angel investors and VCs, and their vision for the future.

5:00 pm

Introduction to an Accelerator

Learn from someone on the team of a local accelerator program. Learn about the accelerator model and how they assist startups with scaling.

5:30 pm

Networking drinks

Join us for a drink or two.


Halsey Huth

Halsey is a Senior Associate at Tech Connect, leading the team in product, operations and startup relations. Prior to joining Tech Connect, Halsey was an Analyst at the London-based venture capital firm Seedcamp, investing in pre-seed and seed stage startups across various sectors. He also helped launch a PropTech focused venture capital fund called ConcreteVC, sourcing early stage startup investments in the Real Estate sector. Halsey has also worked as an M&A consultant for Dunkin’ Brands and a product manager for New York-based OppenheimerFunds.


"Tech City Intro did a great job of introducing us to the major players and landmarks of the Tech City startup community."
Ally Basak Russell - Head of International Marketing, oDesk

"The speaker selection and information provided was excellent and a real eye-opener for anyone looking to find out about how the Tech City community operates and the challenges (and successes) that startups in the area face."
Anupam Sharma - Head of Business Development, Divino

"I’ve heard so much about Tech City but never really knew where to start exploring. The tour gave me an insight into what goes on ‘behind closed doors’ in what turns out to be a very open startup community!"
Dan Taylor - Director, The Giving Card

“I thought it was an excellent presentation and very engaging. Tech City UK have a finger on the pulse of what’s happening in tech, our team learned a lot and we booked a workshop for another team at JLL as soon as we had finished our first session.’’

Tom Brammeld - Associate Director, Central London Office Agency, JLL


Is there a lot of walking? In total you'll be walking for around five - 10 minutes between buildings. Most locations we visit are wheelchair-accessible, but please let us know of your requirements in advance.

Is tea/coffee included? Absolutely - we want to make sure you're replenished and energised for your session.

Will you refund my ticket if I can't make it? We refund tickets when notified up to 48 hours of the event. If you notify us after that time we'll offer to exchange your tickets for a future tour date.

Can I book for a private group? We can cater for private groups of all sizes. For more information please visit our website.

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12 East 49th Street

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