(Week of October 23-27)
Each week, we handpick a few of our favorite (mostly free) startup and tech events for beginner and established entrepreneurs.
When: October 24 at 12:30pm
Where: Baruch College, 55 Lexington Avenue NVC 14-250, New York, NY 10010
What: The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship presents the Global Family Business Event, where we invite speakers from prominent family businesses around the world to share grassroots advice, anecdotes and wisdom on running a family enterprise.
Why we love it: You will get the chance to meet Johannes Suriadjaja and his daughter, Christina. Johannes grew one of Indonesia’s largest property development, hospitality and construction companies and inspired his daughter to start her own business at age 23.
When: October 23 at 7pm
Where: Grand Central Tech, 335 Madison Avenue, New York
What: HackerNest Tech Socials are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch), and brimming with ultra smart people.
Why we love it: You get a chance to network with those who’ve been there and done that and meet other individuals in the tech industry.
Women in Tech
When: October 4, at 6pm
Where: SecurityScorecard HQ, 214 W. 29th St, 5th floor, New York, NY
What: SecurityScorecard is hosting a Women in Tech NY Meetup. We’re revolutionizing the cyber security industry, and want YOU to join us and be part of the change.
Why we love it: You will get a chance to drop in on a panel discussion between women who hold a position in the tech industry today. They will engage in topics and initiatives focused on women in tech, followed by a Q&A session. Network with other women in the tech world.
Build a Small Business Website with Wix
When: October 24 at 6pm
Where: Pace University, One Pace Plaza, Room E-321, New York, NY
What: Know you need a website but never seem to get around to building it? Get a head start in this 2 hour workshop. Representatives from Wix will walk you through how to create a beautiful, professional web presence at no cost.
Why we love it: Preparing a website for your business or blog is a great opportunity to show off your skills and what you have to offer. This workshop will be a hands-on class to create a finished website and give you the tools to completely customize it afterwards. There are no creative limits, no coding skills needed to get your business online today.