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 April 16 – April 20


1. 10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business


When: Monday, April 16, 2018 – 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Where: Bronx Neighborhood Health Action Center. 1826 Arthur Avenue Bronx, NY 10457

What: Learn what it takes to start your own business! This course provides a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. Total course hours: 1 Session/2HRS. You will learn how to develop a business plan, determine your legal structure, set up your bookkeeping, get permits and licenses, and more!


2. Designing Your NYC Startup Journey


When: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 – 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: HUB 3rd ave. BID 2825 Third Ave Third Floor (Common Room) Bronx, NY 10455

WhatEach business owner has a unique startup path. Learn how three entrepreneurs in the food, health, and fashion business launched successful businesses in NYC and how you can chart your own journey. Topics covered include: refining your business concept, building an audience in NYC, building a strong team, raising capital, and more.

3. Techhub and Upright: Laying the Foundation of a Startup


When: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: TechHub NYC 158 West 27th Street Floor 6 New York, NY 10001

WhatTechHub’s excited to collaborate with Upright for an evening workshop geared towards any founders who’s just getting started. If you have an amazing idea and are in need of guidance when it comes to laying the foundation for your startup, this is for you. We just ask that you have a pitch deck or executive summary prepared.

Upright will introduce their methodology for laying the foundation of a startup to a group of ambitious people who are confident that their concept will fix a pain point and change the world for the better.


4. Startups & Sales: Building Process Teams and Careers


When: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Where: Alley Chelsea 119 West 24th Street New York, NY 10011

What: In the early stages of a business, it’s often the entrepreneurs who must do the selling – both for lack of resources to hire “real” sales people but also because it’s a necessary part of developing a product and company. Topics include: acquiring customers for an MVP or pilot, pricing your product, identifying target segments and testing them, hiring your first salesperson & growing a sales & marketing team, and more!


5. She Leads: A Women Entrepreneurship Summit


When: Saturday, April 21, 2018 – 11:00am – 5:00pm

Where: Jed D. Satow Room, Lerner Hall, Columbia University 2920 Broadway, 5TH Floor New York, New York 10027

WhatColumbia Women Entrepreneurship Group (previously known as Columbia Women Rock Entrepreneurship) will be bringing successful female entrepreneurs to campus and connect them with students. The summit will be featuring six speakers from various fields. Six entrepreneurs from different industries including AI, consumer retail, cosmetics, food & beverage, technology, and urban development will be delivering their keynote talks in our conference. Topics cover a great spectrum from female empowerment to individual startup experience and tips for students.