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 November 13-November 18


1. Entrepreneurship Crash Course Webinar


When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 – 8:00pm – 9:30pm

Where: Online at bit.ly/eccest

What: Would you like to be your own boss? Would you like to set your own schedule, work from anywhere in the world, have unlimited upside potential, and be fulfilled? Join this webinar to learn about writing a business plan, common mistakes first-time entrepreneurs make and how to develop a marketing and monetization strategy.


2. Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Negotiations 101


When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 – 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Where: WeWork FiDi 85 Broad Street New York, NY 10004

What:  The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp series brings in top industry experts to talk about various aspects of starting a startup with the goal to help founders over any hurdles that they may have. Asha Saxena, who is a professor at Columbia University, entrepreneur-in-residence at the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center, CEO of Future Technologies Inc. and one of the winners of NJBIZ’s Best 50 Women in Business award will be speaking at this bootcamp. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities and experiences.

3. Etsy: Women Entrepreneurs in the Digital Economy


When: Thursday, November 16, 2017 – 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: ILR Conference Center, 16 E 34th St, New York, NY

What: Etsy has created an opportunity for millions of people, but especially women who are 86% of sellers, to become entrepreneurs in the global digital economy. Althea Erickson, Head of Global Advocacy and Policy at Etsy, will explain how women have become global entrepreneurs through Etsy and what this means for the future of work.



4. CUNY Accelerator Pitch


When: Friday, November 17, 2017 – 1:00pm

Where: CUNY Startups 140 West Street (Grind) New York, NY 10007

What: Turn your idea into a startup. Pitch your idea and receive a decision of acceptance into the CUNY Startup Accelerator within 24 hours. If you’ve got an itch to pitch, register to get your start-up off the ground and get the chance to find resources that will put you on  the road to success!



4. NYU Startup Week: AR/VR Dev Day


When: Saturday, November 18, 2017 – 8:00am – 7:00pm

Where: NYU Tandon 6 Metrotech Center Brooklyn, NY 11201

What: NYU clubs InnoVention Society & Tech@NYU will be hosting the first ever NYU AR/VR Developer’s Day. This is one of the first of its kind to bring together students, entrepreneurs and top professionals in the field. The day is full of keynotes, workshops and demos to strengthen the NYC AR/VR community and how we think about this space. Come out to meet a potential co-founder, make some new friends, or just have an awesome time exploring this industry!