NYC Entrepreneurship Events: Week of October 8
Hope everyone enjoyed their three-day weekend! Here is a list of events going on in NYC this week.
Monday, October 8
October 2018 NY Tech Meetup – A Swedish Tech Takeover
AppNexus Razzle Dazzle Room
28 West 23rd Street, 4th Floor
Join us for NYC’s most famous and longest running monthly tech event! This time around we are joining forces with The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York who, in collaboration with The Swedish Energy Agency and The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, is thrilled to present ten of Sweden’s most exciting startups ready for their U.S. market launch. Sweden has gained widespread recognition as a leading startup nation. The startups selected to pitch at Tech Meetup have been carefully selected by the Swedish agencies for their prominence in the fields of technology and cleantech. Come see these talented entrepreneurs pitch their businesses and get an insight into the Swedish startup wonder. The night ends with a mingle and a chance to meet with the entrepreneurs and sponsors.
Tuesday, October 9
Social Media Strategies for Startups: Advice from Experts
119 West 24th Stree,t 2nd floor
“Social media is not just a spoke on the wheel of marketing. It’s becoming the way entire bicycles are built.” – Ryan Lilly. Startups new and old are trying to figure out an excellent social media strategy that will help them with sales, customer acquisition, and brand awareness. But with ever-changing algorithms and platforms, getting to your first thousands of followers or growing your brand on a crowded channel can seem daunting. That’s why we’ve recruited some of the smartest social media marketers in NYC to discuss strategies you can use for your startup. We’ll discuss choosing which social channels are best for your business, tactics to get followers on different social media platforms, social media trends to watch out for in 2019, using social media for customer service and business development, the role of messaging apps in social media, and much more.
Sunday, October 14
Blockchain & Coding Brunchwork
11 Broadway, Fl 2
You’re invited for brunch, a blockchain discussion with Techstars Blockchain & CoinDesk, and a coding workshop with Flatiron School. SPECIAL GUESTS: Caroline Toch is the program manager at Techstars Blockchain. Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Jacob Donnelly is the director of marketing at CoinDesk, the world leader in digital currency news, features, prices and analysis.
Enjoy your week!