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October 3, 2014

Happenings in New York City (and Beyond)

Happenings in New York City (and Beyond)

The World Business Forum
October 7-8,  Radio City Music Hall, New York
The World Business Forum New York 2014 is seeking to unite the leaders of today with the leaders of tomorrow through the newly launched WOBI Future Leaders initiative. Special ticket offer for MBA student until September 30.  Learn more

Techstars NYC: Seed Funding Panel
October 9, 6:30-8:30pm, Techstars NYC HQ 1407 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York
Curious about what it takes to raise your Seed Round?  Come join us for a panel discussion where Techstars Alums will talk about their experience raising their Seed round. Learn more

NYC Makers
Now though October 12, Museum of Arts & Design, 2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY
A tribute & showcase of creative communities thriving in New York City. Learn more

Techstars NYC Open House #2
October 14, 6:30-8:30pm, Techstars NYC HQ 1407 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York
Come join us to learn all about the Techstars Accelerator Program!  We'll discuss the Techstars NYC program, the upcoming application deadline and what we look for in the application process. 
Learn more

Roadmap to Entrepreneurship: Early-stage Course
October 18 through 8:30-4:30pm, October 19, New York - Location TBD
The path to entrepreneurship shouldn’t be a mystery. Join startup veteran Andrew Weinreich as he lays down the fundamental groundwork and best practices that any founder can use to build an Internet startup. Learn more

Series A venture Conference
October 21, 8-6:00pm. The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY
Ready to raise your first round of institutional capital? The Series A Venture Conference is the place to make it happen. This is not for start-ups, prototypes or companies raising a few hundred K in angel capital. All companies must be raising a venture round. Learn more

AVID Summit
October 23, 8:00-6:00pm, Harvard Club of New York City, 27 W 44th Street, New York
The AVID Summit brings together over 300 leaders from across the brand marketing spectrum – with a focus on sports & entertainment – who are at the intersection of technology innovation and fan engagement. Ticket prices will increase on September 23. Learn more

FunnyBizz Conference: Where Business Meets Humor
October 30, 9-5:30pm Galapagos Art Space: Obie Award / Building Brooklyn Award winning cultural venue 16 Main Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn
At FunnyBizz, we teach you how to tap into humor’s power. In just one (raucously entertaining) day, our elite roster of speakers will teach you essential principles of comedy, improv and storytelling, workshop those concepts to apply them to you and your business, and generally show you how being funny can make you more successful. Learn more

Web Summit
November 4-6, Dublin
Web Summit has been called “the best technology conference on the planet”. But we just think it‘s different.  Learn more

The Next Billion
November 5, 8:30-6pm, Bohemian National Hall, New York
By 2016, global internet traffic is expected to double. The next billion—or two—will largely come online from the places one would least expect: mobile devices in emerging markets. The creation of this connected world will profoundly impact society, politics, technology, education, commerce, and finance. Learn more

Fall 2014 Events

October 27-29, 2014

#CBSstartups Week

October 27, 2014

Entrepreneurs in Residence Program Kick-Off Event
6:30-8:30PM, Hepburn Lounge, Uris Hall

October 28, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
12:30-2:00PM, Sindeband 414, Engineering School

October 28, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
6:00-7:15PM, HSC LL107, CU Medical Center

October 29, 2014

Annual Fall Venture Fair
6:30-9:00PM, AppNexus

November 6, 2014

Entrepreneurs in Residence Workshop - Laurence Blumberg '94
12:30-2:00PM, Warren Hall 310

November 11, 2014

"Pitch to an Entrepreneur in Residence" Session
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 140

November 13, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Wim Sweldens
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 307

November 16, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program Application Due

November 18, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Asha Saxena
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 307

December 2, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Jim Moore '95
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 307

December 2, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Admissions Event
6:00-9:00PM, Columbia Startup Lab-Wework

December 5, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program Admissions Event
9:00-5:00PM, Uris Hall 208, 329, 331, 332, 333


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