Community Events

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  • Yorkseed Passport Series: Authentic Connections

    • Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 11:00 AM

    This event is open for all founders investors / executives and tech community builders.

    ​Join us for a special event titled "Authentic Connections: Founders, Investors, Conversations, Community, and Giving Back," where we invite you to engage in a warm and supportive conversation. This gathering provides a safe and intimate space for individuals to share their career paths, personal anecdotes, favorite tools, and support systems. Whether you're facing the challenges of being an entrepreneur, experiencing high levels of stress in the venture industry, or simply seeking connection, this event is designed to encourage open communication and foster a sense of community. Join us for an afternoon filled with empathy, understanding, and unity as we journey through life's ups and downs together over a cup of coffee (or two).

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    ​Our Venture Summit Series is happening in NYC and Toronto during New York Tech Week and Collision Conference in June 2024, come join us for a half day of exclusive programs! https://yorkseedventures.com special 10% code for all attendees.

    Yorkseed NY Tech Week Original Unofficial Master Side Event List (We have the most accurate up-to-date list) https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1koOlaLRbdsRRfV0xy6QvKWfWjJImOjEUNFQj-cKOWgU/edit?usp=sharing

    ​​Interested to displayed your logo and company info within our spreadsheet? You can choose from here https://lu.ma/b56cqfa7 . Logo sponsors will get a thank you shout out in our weekly newsletter and NYTW spreadsheet.

     

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  • Tech Gather NYC May Meetup

    Tech Gather NYC's May meetup is for anyone and everyone in NYC Tech.

    New to Tech? Welcome!

    15 years in? Come on down!

    Just got to the city? Get to know the techies here!

    Been here forever? Grab your "Pizza Rat" headband and welcome the newbies.

    Be you Product, UI, Coder or Solutions or any of the buzz terms our industry throws out there, come unwind at a chill Irish pub on Fulton with cheap drinks and stay for a top-notch (free!) karaoke session next door.

    Did I mention the whole thing is free?

    We're excited to see you!

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  • DeveloperWeek Management 2024 – is the premier conference & expo for engineering managers, dev team leads, and technical executives (VP, Director, CTO, CXO). Join 500+ Onsite & 1,000+ virtual attendees for a fully immersive education and innovation experience, where you can learn & gain insights from top engineering leaders about team management, best practices, and developer tools & technology decision-making.

    With a fully immersive experience, we're bringing you: 6+ tracks, 40+ speakers, technical keynotes, a live Expo with 20+ technologies & tools, product demos, and more.

    Past Speakers include leaders from IBM, VMware, AWS, Stack Overflow, Wix.com, Lucid Software, Turing, New York Times, LinearB, Foursquare, MariaDB, and many more.

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  • Nailing the Investor Pitch: A Workshop for Startup Founders

    • Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 11:30 AM
    • Virtual Event Via Zoom

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    Attendees will have an opportunity to develop their abilities to communicate a compelling vision of their companies to potential investors. This virtual workshop will feature a panel of accomplished pitch consultants, expert in helping founders succeed when the stakes are at their highest. Together, the panel will address the essentials of investor pitching, including the following:

    • Elements of a successful investor pitch
    • Techniques for preparing and getting comfortable with pitching
    • Understanding what investors are looking for and how to address their concerns
    The event will include breakout sessions with the panelists to provide a more hands-on opportunity for skills development.
     
    It will be a valuable opportunity whether you are currently pitching to angels or VC investors or are looking to do so in the future.

    Agenda:

    11:30 am - Virtual Networking
    11:50 am - Welcome & Program Introduction
    12:00 pm - Panel Presentation
    12:10 pm - Workshop 1
    12:30 pm - Workshop 2
    12:50 pm - Wrap Up followed by Virtual Networking 


    Panelists: 

    Moderator - Paul Ellis, Managing Partner, Ellis Law Group LLC

    As Managing Partner of the 10-person Ellis Law Group, Paul Ellis represents companies at all stages of their life cycles, as well as funds and angel investors. Clients choose Paul to negotiate complex business matters and provide sophisticated, strategic legal advice for establishing, financing, operating and exiting highly successful, and often rapidly-growing, companies. His experience spans multiple industries including software/SaaS, AI, fintech, blockchain/crypto, digital media, e-commerce and healthcare. Ellis Law Group has been ranked by Chambers among the top 15 small and medium-sized firms in NY for corporate law. Paul is a board member of NY Tech Alliance and organizes its events on legal issues for tech companies.

     

    Melanie Platt, Pitch Coach, Pitch Hackerz

    Melanie's expertise has enabled $750M in successful fundraises for VC funds & startups. While working in VC, Melanie witnessed the frequent struggles founders and fund managers faced in effectively positioning themselves for fundraising. Despite having strong investment potential, their messaging, materials, and processes often fell short in resonating with investors.
    Melanie began consulting to help bridge these gaps in investor readiness. Drawing from both operator and investor perspectives, she provides end-to-end fundraising advisory & strategy services for startups and VC firms to refine their foundational business elements, craft compelling investor narratives, and implement structured fundraising playbooks.

     

    Ami Jin, Pitch Coach 

    Amy holds a B.A. in Psychology and Legal Studies from UC Berkeley. Starting her career at OpenTable, she swiftly excelled and played a pivotal role in its growth toward a successful 2009 IPO. She co-founded MEI New York, a fashion startup featured in top publications like Women's Wear Daily and picked up by Gilt and Shopbop. Recruited by Google, she spent six years spearheading groundbreaking projects, including Google Offers and the expansion of Google Pay into EMEA. Currently, Amy is a revered leadership coach and speaker, focusing on building high-performing, emotionally intelligent teams.
    An advocate for women, immigrants, and BIPOC communities, she integrates her mindfulness practice into her professional ethos. Amy is also a certified yoga instructor, a croissant enthusiast, and has traveled to 47 countries. Her mantra, "serve from essence," underscores her life's mission to promote liberation and empowerment.


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  • AI DevSummit 2024

    AI Dev Summit is the world’s largest artificial intelligence dev event with tracks covering chatbots, machine learning, open source AI libraries, AI for the enterprise, and deep AI / neural networks. This conference targets software engineers and data scientists who are looking for an introduction to AI as well as AI dev professionals looking for a landscape view on the newest AI technologies.

    With a fully immersive experience, we're bringing you: 12+ tracks, 40+ speakers, technical keynotes, a live Expo with 20+ technologies & tools, product demos, and more.

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  • Yorkseed Venture Summit

    Join us for an enriching half-day venture summit tailored for founders and investors, featuring a diverse array of engaging discussions and networking opportunities. Our program will cover the following key topics:

    ​1. **Capital Raising:** Learn effective strategies and best practices for raising capital to fuel your startup's growth and expansion.

    ​2. **Due Diligence:** Gain insights into the due diligence process and discover how to conduct thorough assessments to ensure informed investment decisions.

    ​3. **Impact Investing:** Explore the growing trend of impact investing and discover how you can align financial goals with positive social and environmental outcomes.

    ​4. **Founders Pitching:** Connect with potential partners, mentors, and investors in fast-paced networking sessions designed to foster meaningful collaborations.

    ​5. **Seeding Success - Fundraising for Startups:** Get practical advice and actionable tips on navigating the fundraising landscape and securing crucial early-stage funding for your startup.

    ​6. **Hustler Talk:** Hear inspiring stories and valuable insights from successful entrepreneurs who have overcome challenges and achieved remarkable success in the startup world.

    ​7. **Bridging the Gap Between US and the Rest of the World:** Explore opportunities for international expansion and learn how to navigate cultural and regulatory differences to succeed in global markets.

    ​8. **Venture Insight Exchange: Community Wisdom in Investing**

    ​9. **Investing in AI and Blockchain:** Gain a deeper understanding of the potential of AI and blockchain technologies and discover investment opportunities in these cutting-edge fields.

    ​10. **Yorkseeder Meet and Greet:** Connect with fellow members of the Yorkseeder community in a relaxed and informal setting, share ideas, and forge valuable connections.

    ​Join us for an inspiring and insightful summit designed to equip founders and investors with the knowledge, resources, and connections needed to thrive in the dynamic world of startups and venture capital.

     

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  • DeveloperWeek Europe 2024

    • Wednesday, June 05, 2024 at 12:00 PM – June 07, 2024
    • Virual Event

    DeveloperWeek Europe connects 3,000+ engineering professionals and technical practitioners & leaders from across Europe.

    Come join us as the community gathers for two days of education, software best practices, and networking -- an all-virtual conference with 9+ tracks, a 2-day Virtual Expo and more.

    DeveloperWeek Europe is the premier developer & software engineering event for Europe, with 3,000+ developers, engineers, software architects, dev managers, IT professionals, and technical executives gathering (online in 2024) for learning best practices & the newest trends, making connections, and uniting the global developer community.

    We'll feature 9+ Conferences & Tracks covering:

    • API & Microservices
    • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
    • Blockchain & Fintech
    • Containers & Kubernetes
    • DevOps & Security
    • JavaScript
    • Cloud, Data & Digital Transformation
    • New Programming Languages & Platforms
    • Tech Trends Europe
    • DevExec World & the DevLead Conference (for managers, team leads, VPs & CTOs)

    With 2 days of cutting-edge sessions and technical workshop tracks, we cover the newest innovations in engineering best practices.

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  • DEVELOPERWEEK LATIN AMERICA 2024

    • Wednesday, June 05, 2024 at 12:00 PM – June 07, 2024
    • Virual Event

    DeveloperWeek Latin America connects engineering professionals and technical practitioners & leaders from across Latin America.

    Come join us as the community gathers for two days of education, software best practices, and networking -- an all-virtual conference with 9+ tracks, a 2-day Virtual Expo and more.

    DeveloperWeek Latin America is the premier developer & software engineering event for Latin America, with 3,000+ developers, engineers, software architects, dev managers, IT professionals, and technical executives gathering (online in 2024) for learning best practices & the newest trends, making connections, and uniting the global developer community.

    We'll feature 9+ Conferences & Tracks covering:

    • API & Microservices
    • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
    • Blockchain & Fintech
    • Containers & Kubernetes
    • DevOps & Security
    • JavaScript
    • Cloud, Data & Digital Transformation
    • New Programming Languages & Platforms
    • Tech Trends Europe
    • DevExec World & the DevLead Conference (for managers, team leads, VPs & CTOs)

    With 2 days of cutting-edge sessions and technical workshop tracks, we cover the newest innovations in engineering best practices.

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  • BROOKLYN TECH EXPO 2024

    • Thursday, June 06, 2024 at 12:00 PM

    We’re excited to extend an invitation to you for the 1st Brooklyn Tech Expo on June 6, 2024, organized by Pulse NYC. The Brooklyn Tech Expo is a premier gathering of Brooklyn's tech and business communities, with over 1,000 attendees expected. It is also an official event host of NY TechWeek, a week of events hosted by VCs and startups to bring together the NY tech ecosystem.

    If your company is interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the expo, please reach out, and we will provide you with more information about our early-bird rates. This presents an excellent opportunity for your company to network and access the untapped Brooklyn tech market.

    As a special offer to the NYTech community, enjoy a Free Standard Pass or a discounted VIP Pass - simply use the promo code: NYTECH15 when registering for the event: https://pulse.nyc/brooklyn-tech-expo/

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  • NY Tech Meetup - June 2024

    This month's NY Tech Meetup will be taking place on Monday, June 10 at Civic Hall Union Square!

    Details about the meetup including demoer information and registration will be provided closer to the meetup date.

    When: Monday, June 10, 2024 at 5:30pm ET (Doors Open) 
    Where: Civic Hall Union Square, 124 E 14th Street (@Irving Place by Union Square)

    Program:
    5:30 PM - Doors Open
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Welcome and Tech Demos
    8:00 PM - 9:30 PM - After Party & Networking

    About NY Tech Meetup

    NYTM is our signature event that has been a staple for the NYC tech ecosystem since 2004. It's the world’s largest meetup group of its kind with members who have a common interest in learning from and helping one another. At each event, entrepreneurs, founders, CEOs, and their teams demo cutting edge and transformative tech, answer questions from attendees and network with all in a welcoming, fun-filled space. Since its creation, over 1,000 companies have participated and have been a driving force of innovation and job creation in NYC and the greater NY area.

    This event is a perfect place to start if you are new to tech, to New York City, or to the New York tech ecosystem.  It’s all about meeting people and having a "front row seat" to learn of the latest innovations that address market opportunities.