Our Favorite Startup Events This Week


Each week, we handpick a few of our favorite (mostly free) startup and tech events for beginner and established entrepreneurs.

Week of August 13 – August 18


1. Learn to Code NYC: Intro to HTML & CSS


When: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 – 6:45pm – 8:45pm

Where: Galvanize 303 Spring Street New York, NY 10013

What: Come learn or review the first concepts you need to build web pages: HTML and CSS. This intro to HTML/CSS assumes nothing and provides the conceptual tools you need to kickstart your learning. This is also your invitation to come hang out, network, and grow with our community of motivated learners.



2. Legal and Tax Implications in Choosing a Business Structure


When: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 – 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Where: NYC Business Solutions Queens Center 90-27 Sutphin Blvd 4th Floor Jamaica, NY 11435

What: One of the key decisions you’ll make when starting a business is selecting a business entity. It is a decision that will have long lasting impact on your finances, taxes, and personal liability. There are many elements to consider when selecting a business structure. This course identifies key factors and risk areas when selecting a business structure and simplifying the decision making process. Our legal and accounting team will lead an in-depth discussion reviewing the legal and tax pros and cons of available business structures in NY State.

3. Building a Better Business Plan


When: Thursday, August 16, 2018 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: NYC Department of Small Business Services 110 William Street 7th Floor New York, NY 10038

WhatThis workshop is intended for business owners who want to develop a business plan to start or grow their business. You will learn how to: conduct market research, explain your product/service offering in detail. understand your target market and market opportunities, develop a business plan, and access capital.



4. Wix Website Workshop for Small Businesses


When: Saturday, August 18, 2018 – 11:00am – 12:30pm

Where: Brooklyn Public Library 10 Grand Army Plaza Meeting room 6 (1st floor) Brooklyn, NY 11238

WhatLearn to build a professional one page website with clean and simple design

This workshop is perfect for small business owners and entrepreneurs who have never used Wix platform before and are interested in creating a professional website with simple design. Knowledge of HTML or programming skills is not required.