December 2020 NY Tech Meetup - Women's Demo Night



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Join us for the December 2020 NY Tech Meetup, our annual women's demo night, in partnership with Retail X Series.

We've put together an amazing agenda of companies from a range of industries for a great evening of NY tech!

Come early to network, enjoy the showcase of great tech and companies created by these phenomenal women, and then stay for additional networking.


5:30 - 6:00 pm - Networking (on Airmeet)

6:00 - 7:30 pm - Demos

7:30 - 8:00 pm - More Networking (on Airmeet)!

Meet The Demoers!

Presenter: Fatima Awan
CEO & Founder
Facial recognition platform to drive product recommendations based on predictive AI models

Presenter: Jessica Chu
COO & Co-founder

DIG Labs: A 10-second dog health assessment from your smartphone

Presenter: Beverly Leon

Local Civics: Personalizing civic participation for K-12 students

Presenter: Fatima Awan
CEO & Founder

Mobot is a mobile app testing/QA platform powered by supervised, mechanical robots on physical iOS and Android devices


Sorcha Rochford, Sr. Director of Strategic Partnerships
Dana Landers, Enterprise Account Manager

Software designed to power your organizations, movements, and campaigns

Presenter: Jes Chosid
CEO & Co-founder

Reign Maker: Changing How Water Sampling and Analysis is Done, Worldwide

Jaime Getto, Co-founder
Alexa Berube, Co-founder
Heather Stupi, Co-founder

Reposite is the all-in-one workspace built for the travel industry

Presenter: Amanda O'Donnell
Chief Operations Officer

Vote Run Lead trains women to run for office and win. We believe that more women in government creates a stronger democracy. We are on a mission to make it happen

About Retail X Series & Sapna Shah

Retail X Series is an ecosystem for retail startups in New York and around the US, featuring events, a podcast, Slack community, and resources for early-stage founders who are revolutionizing the future of retail. Retail X helps founders by providing content with experts giving tactical advice on topics ranging from customer acquisition to financial modeling to early-stage fundraising, targeted specifically to pre-seed and seed-stage retail founders.

Sapna Shah is an angel investor, retail expert and three-time entrepreneur. Through Red Giraffe Advisors, Sapna makes preseed investments in retail tech, ecommerce and consumer start-ups. Sapna serves on the Board of Directors of the NY Tech Alliance.

Previously, Sapna co-founded Retail Eye Partners, an independent Wall Street equity research firm. Sapna also co-founded a menswear e-commerce retailer, Mind the Chap. Prior to Retail Eye Partners, Sapna held executive strategy roles at Linens 'n Things, Inc. and at Ann Taylor, and spent time at Gap, Inc. Previous to her career in retail, Sapna worked in investment banking at Punk, Ziegel & Knoell and in credit at Morgan Stanley.

Sapna holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School as well as a B.A. in East Asian Studies from the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.  She received her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Want to know more about Sapna? Check out the Red Giraffe Advisors site HERE

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  • December 08, 2020 at 5:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Virtual
  • Andy Saldaña

Will you come?