Currently virtual, our events continue to bring the community together to share new tech, hear from experts, and connect with each other! From the NY Tech Meetup to our newest program, NY Tech Latinas, we aim to inspire, educate, and create a community of collaboration. Everyone is always welcome.
Don't miss our next event!
A virtual event series spotlighting founders and leaders that are making it work
- Tuesday, August 04, 2020 at 12:00 PM
- Virtual Event
About this Event
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.
August 4th @ Noon
About Maren Kate:
For over a decade Maren Kate has launched and scaled remote-first businesses. Her first venture-backed startup, Zirtual.com, grew to over 400 people spread across North America through a strong emphasis on community and culture. Currently, she runs Inde.co, the first remote-focused professional network, and is a founding partner at Avra Talent. AVRA provides growing companies with a world-class recruiting team for a low monthly cost.
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.
- Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 05:30 PM
- Virtual Event
Join us for our August 2020 Virtual NY Tech Meetup! This month we will be showcasing student projects from 3 local STEM and technology programs.
Be sure to tune in, see the students present, and support these amazing programs in their mission to connect the next generation to the tech ecosystem.
About the Programs:
America On Tech
America On Tech is an award-winning, early pipeline technology talent accelerator on a mission to prepare the next generation of leaders by creating pathways into degrees and careers in technology. To date, we have worked with more than 2,500+ students by leveraging the time, talent and expertise of software engineers and developers to teach our tuition-free courses and help provide work-based internship and learning programs to promote the advancement of underrepresented students into technology. Founded in 2014, AOT’s work has been featured in Forbes, CNN, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, BET and other leading publications. AOT has also been awarded by Forbes 30 Under 30, Wells Fargo and the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office.
About BridgeUP: STEM
BridgeUP: STEM is an ambitious initiative designed to bridge the gender and opportunity gaps in computational science for girls and young women as well as boys and girls from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. Hosted at the Museum through generous support from the Helen Gurley Brown Revocable Trust, BridgeUP: STEM has developed a distinct identity in the landscape of computer science education by embedding programming in the context of scientific research and communication to support participants’ college and career goals. The BridgeUP:STEM programs include a tuition-free intensive multi-year Brown Scholars program for high school girls and the Helen Fellowship, a one-year post-baccalaureate fellowship for women.
Mouse’s mission is to provide vulnerable youth with the computer science skills needed to enter and succeed in higher education and the high tech workforce. Mouse designs computer science and STEM curriculum on our online learning platform, trains K-12 educators, and engages students through the Design League and maker events. We are committed to fostering greater diversity and humanity in STEM and empowering youth -- and all those that educate them -- to access and amplify technology as a force for good.
Mouse’s mission is rooted in equity and inclusion to help close the access gap for low-income, minority, and female students in STEM, computing learning opportunities, and careers in tech. The courses on Mouse Create online learning platform are designed to help middle and high school age youth to develop STEM identities by engaging with relevant socially and civically important topics.
ALSO - We are keeping the meetup free of charge this month, but as an organization, our expenses have not stopped. If you have valued our events and programs, and you are able, we ask that you consider making a small contribution! DONATE AT: https://www.nytech.org/support_nyta