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 June 18 – June 22


1. WE Connect Mentor Session with Lynn Zuckerman Gray of Campus Scout


When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Where: NYC Department of Small Business Services 110 William St 7th Floor (Recpetion) New York, NY 10038

WhatLynn Zuckerman Gray is Founder and CEO of Campus Scout, providing innovative recruiting, coaching and training programs focused on the Millennial and Z Generations. Before founding Campus Scout, she was with Lehman Brothers and a leader in its women’s network and mentorship programs. Lynn is one of WE NYC’s WE Connect Mentors – successful women who volunteer their time to coach other entrepreneurs on everything from branding to negotiating contracts to raising capital. Every week, Mentors are available for free coaching sessions at Business Solution Centers across the five boroughs.


2. Understanding Crowdfunding Models for Seed Financing


When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 – 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: Citrin Cooperman 529 5th Ave, 4th Floor, New York, NY New York, NY 10017

What: “Crowdfunding” is another one of those terms that everyone knows, has an opinion about, but might not fully understand. Join NYC Startup Academy on Wednesday, June 20. Their guest will be Cheryl Clements, the Founder of PieShell (itself a successfully crowdfunded company) – a crowdfunding platform for food and beverage entrepreneurs. They will hold a fireside chat about Cheryl’s experiences with crowdfunding, learn about how PieShell helps prepare companies to run successful crowdfunding campaigns, and offer some insights into how you might use crowdfunding to build and scale your company.


3. How to Select the Right Business Structure


When: Thursday, June 21, 2018 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Where: Latham & Watkins LLP 885 Third Avenue New York, NY 10022

What: This course provides an overview of the steps you’ll need to take to ensure your business has strong legal footing and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step. You will learn about: variety of business structures, personal liability, filing forms required, management, and more!


4. Startup and Entrepreneur Networking


When: Thursday, June 21, 2018 – 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Where: 1740 Broadway, 15th Floor New York, NY 10019

WhatME Group is the fastest growing community for entrepreneurs, artists, creators, and innovators.

Our monthly events bring people together to openly discuss and share ideas with like-minded individuals. We welcome entrepreneurs of all types, start-ups of all sizes, industries and stages to join us in finding the inspiration, resources and friends that will make them successful.