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For over 15 years, we have provided dynamic programming, education, and opportunities for networking to our ever-growing community of 60,000+.

We work every day to connect businesses, startups, entrepreneurs, organizations, educational institutions, government, and people from all parts of the greater NYC tech ecosystem to the resources they need.

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To make the NYC tech community the most diverse, equitable and accessible in the world! 

 

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    Where AI Tech and Business Converge!

    When: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Where: Virtual

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    New York City and Berlin are leading tech hubs in the US and Germany. Both cities already moved closer together since the New York City Economic Development Corporation and Berlin Partner for Business and Technology signed a cooperation agreement in 2018.

    With the current virtual event, we will focus on the impact of artificial intelligence as a global game-changer and as the heart of many innovative technologies serving people, industries, and economies. NYC and Berlin belong to the top 10 AI cities in the world. We want to build a bridge between both AI ecosystems to support companies in growing internationally and finding the right partners. You will gain valuable insights from speakers from Berlin and NYC. The event covers topics like:

    • What are the chances of building AI solutions for global problems? What solutions are there in both cities?
    • What are the challenges of internationalization in AI in current times? How do I implement services beyond borders? How do I find the right partners?

    Tech companies and institutions in AI and related industries from NYC and Berlin, providing help to create a better world, to strengthen industries and economies are warmly welcome to participate. The event is open to industry sectors like mobility, energy, cleantech, healthcare, creative/ media, and finance.

    media:net berlinbrandenburg plans a business delegation on AI to NYC in spring 2021.

    Please contact Daria Groß | gross@medianet-bb.de in case of interest.

    Program
    Moderator: AC Coppens | CEO, THE MARKETING CATALYSTS
    12:00 – 12:05 pm (EST)

    Welcome and Introduction

    12:05 – 12:15 pm (EST)

    AI Ecosystem NYC Meets AI Ecosystem Berlin – an Overview

    • Karen Bhatia | Senior Vice President Tech, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)
    • Charlotte Seiler | Project Manager Innovation AI, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology
    12:15 – 1:00 pm EST

    Panel Talk

    • Marian Gläser | Co-Founder & CEO, Brighter AI, Berlin (Germany) 
      Named "Europe's Hottest AI Startup" (Nvidia) | Generative AI for privacy protection
    • Anna Huyghues-Despointes | Head of Strategy, Owkin, NYC (USA)
      Using Federated Learning technologies to develop better drugs for patients
    • Dr. Rasmus Rothe | Founder, Merantix AG, Berlin (Germany)
      The Artificial Intelligence Venture Studio | Building the category leaders of tomorrow
    • Parag Shrestha | Director of Fuseclassroom, Fusemachines, NYC (USA)
      Providing quality AI education to transform lives in these communities now and for the future
    1:00 – 1:30 pm EST

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    *Please note that registration is being managed through our partners at EDC Brandenburg

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    Founder Spotlights presented by Grasshopper Bank & NY Tech Alliance

    When: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    Where: Virtual

    Join us for this virtual event series created by NY Tech Alliance and Grasshopper Bank as we spotlight founders and leaders that are adapting their businesses to make it work during this time of so much uncertainty. We ask them to share practical knowledge, tools and guidance that we hope will answer many of your questions and provide a bit of inspiration.

    The conversations will be facilitated by Micah Baldwin, Early Stage Practice, Grasshopper Bank.

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    September 30th @ Noon

    This month, we will be spotlighting Dr. Emily Anhalt, Co-founder & Chief Clinical Officer of Coa.

    About Dr. Emily Anhalt:

    Dr. Emily Anhalt is a psychologist, emotional fitness consultant, and the CoFounder and Chief Clinical Officer of Coa, a mental fitness platform and community. She studied psychology at the University of Michigan and attained Masters and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology in Berkeley, California. For the past ten years, Dr. Anhalt has been working clinically with executives, founders, and tech employees, and has conducted extensive research with prominent psychologists and entrepreneurs about how leaders can improve their emotional fitness. Dr. Anhalt has matched more than 500 people into therapy, and has collaborated with some of the fastest-growing technology companies and VC firms in the world including Google, Asana, TEDx, Github, NASDAQ, Unilever, Bloomberg, and First Round Ventures.

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    About Micah Baldwin:

    Micah currently works in the Early Stage Practice at Grasshopper Bank, the first digital commercial bank focused on supporting founders and venture funds. As a long time executive coach and investor, he advises several startups and funds, including Tuesday Ventures, an SF-based early-stage venture firm.

    Previously, he founded Create33, a 22,000 sq ft innovation center for the Pacific Northwest that provides resources and access to founders to help fuel their growth. He spent 3.5 years at Amazon working with founders and designing programs to help them find customers. Prior to that, he founded or was early at several companies.

    About NY Tech Alliance:

    A member-based non-profit with a mission to foster the technology community and ecosystem in New York City, with the goal of creating a better future for all. Representation, inspiration, support, and leadership are the qualities we focus on in order to reach this goal. Connect with us today at nytech.org!

    About Grasshopper Bank:

    Grasshopper is a digital bank serving founders, their companies, and the investors supporting them across the innovation economy. We make banking simple, secure, effortless and transparent. Learn more at https://www.grasshopper.bank.

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