NYU Startup Week Kicks Off Monday

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 21, 2012

Whether you’re a future co-founder, interested in VC, or just looking to get your feet wet in #startuplife, NYU Startup Week is the place to be.

Monday, March 26: How We Built Gilt Groupe and Changed the Way Millions Shop
Alexandra Wilson, founder of Gilt Groupe, will be sharing her story of two friends who cofounded a startup that catered to their own passions as shoppers and grew beyond their wildest dreams.

Tuesday, March 27: Roundtables
David Tisch and his handpicked panel of founders and investors discuss secrets of success for first time founders, followed by an hour of roundtables where students can speak with other startup professionals about their ventures in an intimate conversational format.

Wednesday, March 28: Ready, FIRE!, Aim
Ready, FIRE!, Aim is one of NYU’s most popular entrepreneurship classes taught by Lawrence Lenihan – lectures are based on building lean tech startups wisely. The lecture will be led by Jason Finger, Founder of SeamlessWeb.

Thursday, March 29: Making Invention Possible
Ben Kaufman is the founder and CEO of Quirky, a social network for product development. Ben will talk about Quirky, product development, design innovation, and starting and growing successful ventures.

Friday, March 30: DesignDay AND HackDay
DesignDay: DesignDays is a weekly event held at Parsons The New School for Design for student hackers, designers, and entrepreneurs. Our goal is to connect NYC-based students through thinking, talking, and doing design, tech, and entrepreneurship.

HackDay: If you’re a college student and want to hang out and hack with others – come to HackDays! You don’t have to be a code ninja – a lot of Hackdays participants are brand new to programming. There will be a presentation of a hot, rising technology followed by an hour of pair programming.

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Saturday, March 31: SPECIAL EDITION DemoDay AND Afterparty
DemoDay: With student demos at the intersection between code, design, startups, and digital art, DemoDays have become the largest student-only maker meetup in NYC. Join for a special edition of our monthly event at Pivotal Labs.

Afterparty: Join us in celebrating Startup Week by hanging out at Pivotal Labs after DemoDay for drinks and finger foods!

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