January 25th, 2013

Upcoming Start Up City Events on January 31st

The Center for Communication, along with Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, will host a two panels on the start-up scene. The events will focus on breaking into the scene, and, advice from start-up employees. Both panels are on January 31st; RSVP are required.    

  • Start Up City, Part 1: Getting Into the Game                       

What goes into creating a tech start-up, and why does New York have increasing allure as the best place to do it? Almost 500 start-ups in NYC received venture financing from 2007 to 2011, and it looks like 2012 is going to beat the average for the last four years. 

Clifford J. Schorer,Entrepreneur in Residence, The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center

Rob Fassino, Co-founder; EVP, Product Development & Product Management, XO Group Inc.

Mo Koyfman, General Partner, Spark Capital

David Rose, Founder and CEO, Gust

Rachel Haot, Chief Digital Officer, NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment

Moderator: Bianca Bosker, Senior Tech Editor, The Huffington Pos

WHEN: Thursday, January 31, 6:00 to 7:15 pm

WHERE: Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, Brooklyn Campus, Flatbush Ave. (DeKalb & Willoughby)

RSVP: visit www.cencom.org, email info@cencom.org or call 212-686-5005

  •  Start Up City, Part 2: Tales from the Alley

Raising funds for a start-up can be difficult and daunting, and once potential investors are identified, the real work begins. Hear from those who have taken the plunge and learned how to swim with the sharks.

Hursh Agrawal, Co-Founder, Branch

Ben McKean, Co-Founder and CEO, Savored

Vinicius Vacanti, Co-Founder and CEO, Yipit

Kathryn Minshew, CEO & Founder, The Daily Muse & Company Muse

Kellee Khalil, Founder, Lover.ly

Moderator: Caroline McCarthy,BusinessMarketing Manager, Google

WHEN: Thursday, January 31, 7:15 to 8:30 pm

WHERE: Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, Brooklyn Campus, Flatbush Ave. (DeKalb & Willoughby)

RSVP: visit www.cencom.org, email info@cencom.org or call 212-686-5005

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