This Week in NYC Tech
This Week in NYC Tech is a NYCEDC weekly series that features interesting happenings in the New York tech community. Events are curated from what we see around the Internet. Get plugged in!
Monday, June 9
6:00 pm: Examine tiling and zooming implementation on iOS in ARTiledImageView and take a quick look at how you can practically use this in a range of applications. The talk will also cover challenges faced in supporting ‘offline usage’ for a media-rich, Wi-Fi scarce, and data heavy app.
5:30 pm: Learn from a member of the GitHub team as he teaches the importance of expanding one’s candidate pool to those far beyond the vicinity of one’s headquarters using specific tools and strategies.
Tuesday, June 10
5:30 pm: Think you have a great 20-second pitch? Head to Brooklyn to take part in a friendly competition and learn some tips to perfect your idea pitch.
6:00 pm: Show off your hacks at this week’s Hack and Tell and receive educated feedback.
Wednesday, June 11
5:30 pm: Come hear from the creator of The Huffington Post as she gives a talk and a book signing at AlleyNYC.
6:00 pm: Come learn first-hand what NYC’s most active investor is looking for in a pitch, as Steve Schlafman gives a talk about how a startup can best attract investors.
Thursday, June 12th
5:30 pm: Watch and learn as 8 startups present their companies to 4 venture capitalists and receive critical feedback on their pitches. Startups this month include WiseBanyan, the Loadown, DoRevolution, Aarting, Echovate, Chatwala, Binary Event Network and AfreSHeet.
6:30 pm: Come tackle an open source software issue with a team as we plan to analyze the code, debug the issue, write the test, and make the test pass, and push it up as a Pull Request.
Friday, June 13th
8:00 am: The most promising startup teams are invited to pitch, get feedback from mentors and network at this all-day pitch event.
10:00 am: Have a transportation startup? Network and receive mentoring from established members of the transportation industry to help make your company a part of the future of transportation.