⚪ Brandathon For Blockchain:
On Friday, June 22nd, Ogilvy and Brandathon are joining forces to produce Brandathon For Blockchain in NY. This is their first-weekend branding hackathon focused on elevating the core design, copy, and strategy of 4 select blockchain startups. They are currently interviewing companies interested in being helped. The deadline for applications
is Tuesday, June 12th.
⚪ Paradigm Talks Startup & Investor Networking Event:
They are holding a networking event for entrepreneurs, private investors, and corporate finance professionals. Startup companies pitch for investment and is followed by networking over drinks on Wednesday the 13th of June from 6:30 pm, Floor Seven of the Americas Tower. Reserve here.
⚪ A New Player in Town (Israel):
How Israel’s Role in the Middle East is Affected By Increased Chinese Presence in the Region. The Israel-Asia Leaders Fellowship is an 8-month high-impact program of the Israel-Asia Center, focused on building future leaders in Israel-Asia relations. Thursday, June 14th, 9:00-14:30. 29 HaMered St. Tel Aviv, 16th Floor. Registration here.
⚪ Investor Coffee Morning with Laconia Capital Group:
Join TechHub NYC for an informal chat over coffee where they will be welcoming Jeffrey Silverman and Geri Kirilova from Laconia Capital Group. Their Investor Coffee Mornings are a great opportunity to navigate the investment landscape, understand different funding options, build relationships and engage relevant investors to successfully raise external capital. June 14 @ 9:00 am, TechHub NYC, 158 W 27th ST. Register here.
They are excited to be launching USA’s inaugural 10×10 event. 10×10 is a movement that is empowering giving around the world starting in Australia and launching in UK, Hong Kong, Canada and now in the United States! Please join them in New York to kick off the 10×10 movement in the USA. Thursday, June 14. Doors open at 6pm. 1345 Avenue of the Americas, 41st Floor. Tickets here.
⚪ NYC Bootstrappers Breakfast Mastermind:
Come join entrepreneurs who eat problems for breakfast. It’s a group that always leaves you with something to digest, that’s for sure. At a Bootstrappers Breakfast®, they have serious conversations about growing a business. This group offers a combination of brainstorming, education, peer accountability and support in a group setting to sharpen your business and personal skills. Friday, June 15, 8:30 AM. KettleSpace @ Hotel Chantelle, 92 Ludlow St. Tickets here.
⚪ New America:
New America is hosting a special (free) screening of Eating Animals
, the new documentary based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s book and produced by Natalie Portman. They’ll have Christopher Quinn, director of the docu, there to talk about the film. This screening will take place on June 17th at 2:00 at the IFC center (323 6th Ave), during the film’s opening weekend. If you’d like to attend, you can RSVP here.
⚪ Investor Coffee Morning with Matter VC:
Matter VC invests in early-stage entrepreneurs working in media/adtech through their 5-month accelerator program. You receive a $125K investment. This will be a roundtable session with 10-15 founders, where the startups could get feedback on their business plans and metrics, as well as asking questions that are relevant to their business. June 21, 9:00 am, TechHub NYC, 158 W 27th ST. FILL IN THIS FORM
and they will email you to confirm your slot if you meet the criteria (founder of a technology product startup).
⚪ Optimizing Mentor Relationships:
The Key to Unlocking Acceleration Value: In this dual panel discussion from the NYC Innovation Collective, they’ll take a look under the hood and see what makes a mentor-founder relationship work best. Mon, June 18, 6:30 PM. WeWork 205 Hudson. Tickets here.
⚪ Blockchain for Impact:
Family Office and Institutional Investor Bootcamp Alexander Golding will be holding an investor bootcamp on the intersection of blockchain and the triple bottom line in San Francisco on July 10th. The event will be hosted at the law offices of Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips LLP. One Embarcadero Center, 30th Floor, San Francisco, CA. 1:30-7: 00 PM. Cocktail reception included. Tickets here.
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