Friday, 15 June 2012

Silicon Ireland is off to New York

We are off to New York, lots to cover.

We have an update from Startup Digest NY - Here it is:

NYC StartupDigest
Life is too short to work at a boring company. Meet the best startups here.
Good morning, NYC Startups!

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Pitch NYC

You can submit your startup or event for consideration for next week’s digest.

For newcomers: The NYC StartupDigest is an events list, created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, that is laser-focused on the needs of startups in NYC. Please send feedback to

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What's Going on in the NYC Startup Community

Intro to Python for Financial Analysis Data ($35)
Monday, June 18 @8PM - 9:30PM | 902 Broadway, 4th Floor
 | View in Calendar

Introduction to Quantitative Analysts for the Python environment.

Marketing and Selling to Large Enterprises ($30)
Monday, June 18 @6PM | 902 Broadway, 4th Floor | View in Calendar

For Sales and Marketing Team Members to Learn Best Techniques.

Mobile Monday (Free)
Monday, June 18 @6:30PM | The Times Center NY, 242 West 41st Street | View in Calendar

Mathew Ingram of GigaOm moderates panels on mobile application concerns.

Business Development and APIs ($12)
Monday, June 18 @7PM | BluePrint Health, 483 Broadway, 2nd Floor | View in Calendar

Learn the best practices of building an API for your startup.

Intro to Design for 3D Printing ($30)
Tuesday, June 19 @6PM - 7:30PM | 902 Broadway, 4th Floor | View in Calendar

How to take an idea into reality.

Etsy: Code As Craft (Free)
Tuesday, June 19 @6:30PM - 9PM | Etsy Labs, 55 Washington St, Ste. 712, Brooklyn | View in Calendar

High performance HTML5.

NY Mobile Startups
Tuesday, June 19 @6PM | We Work Labs Lounge, 175 Varick Street, 4th Floor | View in Calendar

Jeremy Levine of Bessemer Ventures talks about his early bets in Pinterest/Yelp/Linkedin.

#140 Conf
Tuesday, June 19 @8AM | 92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street | View in Calendar

A conference about Twitter.

Building New York’s Innovation Pipeline
Tuesday, June 19 @9:45AM - 5PM | SUNY Global Center, 116 East 55th Street | View in Calendar

Learn about NY’s innovation initiatives and funds.

Programming for Kids ($30)
Wednesday, June 20 @4:30PM - 6PM | 902 Broadway, 4th Floor | View in Calendar

Course for Kids Interested in Programming.

#Startupfix at Culturefix ($10)
Wednesday, June 20 @7:30PM | Culturefix, 9 Clinton Street | View in Calendar

Startup presentations and mingling.

Deconstructing iOS Interface Design ($30)
Wednesday, June 20 @8PM | 902 Broadway, 4th Floor | View in Calendar

What makes a great iOS app great.

Term Sheet Basics (Free)
Wednesday, June 20 @6:30PM - 8PM | FirstMark Capital, 120 W 45th Street, 19th Floor | View in Calendar

The VC’s Perspective.

Intro to BD Round 2 ($25)
Wednesday, June 20 @7PM - 8:30PM | Skillshare HQ, 407 Broome St., #5A | View in Calendar

An Advanced Look into Business Development with Aviary.

Visual Storytelling ($30)
Thursday, June 21 @6PM - 7:30PM | 902 Broadway, 4th Floor | View in Calendar

An Introduction to Sketchnotes and Infographics.

User Acquisition Workshop ($99)
Friday, June 22 @12PM - 4PM | 902 Broadway, 4th Floor | View in Calendar

You have a great product... but now how do you get people to use it?

Financial Modeling for Start-ups ($150)
Saturday, June 23 @12PM | 902 Broadway, 4th Floor | View in Calendar

Learn Important Financial Structures During Intensive Day.

AngelHack (Code: “sudigest”)
Saturday, June 23 @9AM - Sunday, June 24 @8PM | Microsoft, 1290 6th Ave | View in Calendar

1000+ amazing developers & designers for you to work with.

NYC Tech Picnic (Free)
Sunday, June 24 @6PM - 9PM | Chelsea Piers, Pier 63, 63 Chelsea Piers | View in Calendar

BYO: Food and Blankets. The picnic is conveniently located near the Frying Pan boat/bar so you can pick up burgers+fries there.

Getting Started with Wordpress ($30)
Monday, June 25 @8PM - 9:30PM | 902 Broadway, 4th Floor | View in Calendar

Learn basics of Wordpress.

Fundraising Workshop and Pitch Coaching Session ($75)
Monday, June 25 @12PM - 5PM | General Assembly, 915 Broadway | View in Calendar

Curious about how to raise money well, this course will illustrate how to.

NY Sports Tech Meetup
Tuesday, June 26 @7PM | 1440 Broadway | View in Calendar

This meeting's presenter will be Yog.

The Business of Gaming ($20)
Tuesday, June 26 @5PM - 6PM | General Assembly | View in Calendar

Learn from Brad Hargreaves, Founder New York Gaming Meet-Up.

Launch Your Startup Idea for Less Than 5k ($75)
Tuesday, June 26 @7PM - 8:30PM | Skillshare HQ, New York, NY | View in Calendar

Learn from Skillshare’s Co-Founder about Launching at a Low Cost.

Raising Start-Up Capital ($30)
Tuesday, June 26 @6PM - 7:30PM | 902 Broadway, 4th Floor | View in Calendar

Learn from Managers at Dreamit Ventures.

Transition from Law to Tech ($20)
Tuesday, June 26 @7:30PM | Flavorpill, 594 Broadway Suite 1212 | View in Calendar

Learn from an InHouse Counsel at Flavorpill.

Social Design and Search for Self ($30)
Tuesday, June 26 @8PM - 9:30PM | 902 Broadway, 4th Floor | View in Calendar

Psychology of Social Design.

Fashion 2.0 ($30)
Tuesday, June 26 @6PM | GreenHouse, 150 Varick Street | View in Calendar

Come watch the most innovative fashion startups presenting and getting instant feedback from the panel of leading investors in the space.

See all of the events in the NYC StartupDigest calendar.

Top Upcoming NYC Startup Events

June 27 - Start Up Crowd Funding ($30)
June 27 - Founders' Legal Gym: Pre-nups and Prep First Fundraising ($5)
June 27 - Intro to Brand Partnerships ($25)
June 28 - Thinking Preferences and CoFounder Relationship ($30)
June 28 - Practical Business Development for Startups ($25)
June 28 - How to build a visionary company ($30)
June 28 - Outsourcing Software Development ($30)
June 28 - Author Series with Gilt Groupe ($20)
June 29 - Programming Fundamentals for NonProgrammers ($150)
June 30 - Big Data Day ($75)
July 26 - Smash Summit (Discount: 15%, Code: 500FR15CP)