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

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TechHub NYC

158 W 27th St

New York, NY 10001

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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.



SCHEDULE

1. Arrival and Networking, 3:00 - 3:15

Enjoy a cup of coffee and tour Techhub's new coworking space before we get the session underway.


2. Intro to the NYC Tech Scene, 3:15 - 4:00

Take a deep dive into New York's technology scene. Learn about the key players, trends and latest happenings from Halsey Huth, Senior Associate and NYC Ecosystem lead at Tech Connect.


3. Get to know TechHub NYC, 4:00 - 4:15

TechHub is the global community for tech product entrepreneurs and startups. Take a tour and hear from the team about what's going on in the space. Followed by a short break.


4. Mirow Labs and Retail Tech, 4:30 - 5:00

Hear from the founder of Mirow on what it was like going through one of NYC's top accelerator programs, Starta. Mirow develops smart recommendation systems for fitting rooms based on interactive mirrors with touchscreens, that allow customers to get recommendations, call for assistance, get their items in desired size or color and become part of loyalty programs.


5. Rasa and Using Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise, 5:00 - 5:30

Hear from CEO and Founder of Rasa on how chatbots with machine learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP) is changing the enterprise landscape. Rasa is the leading open source conversational AI company for the enterprise.


6. Hear from the founder of Recently and the newly launched 8x10.co, 5:30 - 6:00

Recently is the simplest way to print your iPhone photos in a collection-worthy magazine each month with a single tap. 8x10 is a Pro-Artist Platform to Sell Signed, Limited Edition Fine Art with a Single Post.


Wrap up

Ask us any questions!

Networking drinks

Join us for a drink or two - and keep the conversation going.



YOUR GUIDE THIS MONTH

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.


PREVIOUS ATTENDEES SAY...

"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


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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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