New York University will host “NYU Startup Week,” which will include sessions on mobile, web, and clean tech startups, online communities, and fundraising, as well as a job fair, from April 7 through April 15 at different venues at NYU’s Washington Square campus.
Most events are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule, session venues, and to RSVP, go to: http://www.nyustartupweek.com/. For more information, call 203.314.1450.
Reporters wishing to attend must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYU Startup Week, now in its third year, celebrates entrepreneurship and innovation in New York City’s tech community and is the flagship event of Tech@NYU, an organization whose mission of is to enable technologists and entrepreneurs at NYU to collaborate and learn from one another.
The week-long event will feature dozens of speakers, opportunities to mingle with fellow technologists, and, in partnership with hackNY, a hackathon, during which student technologists will race to build new applications over a 24-hour period (2 p.m.-2 p.m., April 9-10).
Among the companies represented at this year’s NYU Startup Week are: Forrst, Neighborhoodr, Postling, Etsy, gdgt, OMGPOP, mongoDB, Hard Candy Shell, and foursquare, as well as venture funds including the NYU Innovation Venture Fund, Union Square Ventures, TechStars, and FirstMark Capital.