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can select sessions beginning AUG 13, 2014
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Wednesday, October 1
 

9:00am

Dstillery
Limited Capacity full

Meet the brains behind the technology that is bringing social engagement to new heights. Dstillery, a pioneer in performance driven display advertising, is an official partner of Twitter's Tailored Audiences program and is the exclusive partner behind LinkedIn's Smart Audiences product. Brian d’Alessandro, a senior leader of Dstillery’s award-winning data science team, will lead the tour of the new Dstillery headquarters and discuss how brands are driving performance while reaching some of the best vetted and engaged audiences on the web. He'll pull back the curtain and provide an insider’s look at the data science that is driving results for leading brands such as Verizon and Staples.

Presenters
BD

Brian d'Alessandro

VP, DATA SCIENCE, Dstillery

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Dstillery 470 Park Avenue S, 6th Floor, New York, NY, 10016
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description To redefine digital marketing with our technology, data science and people, and provide a competitive edge to our clients.

9:00am

Simulmedia
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: How does data drive marketing success? This session will focus on the emergence of new types of consumer data and how marketers put it into practice. Our CEO, Dave Morgan will be joined by Brian Monahan, the VP of Marketing for Walmart.com for an insightful discussion on the impact data now has on marketing and media. Our session will conclude with an active Q&A session with you, the audience. Become part of the discussion and meet some incredible people in a fun, casual setting in our intimate NoHo loft office.

Presenters
DM

Dave Morgan and Brian Monahan

CEO of Simulmedia and VP of Marketing at Walmart.com, Simulmedia

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Simulmedia 670 Broadway, Floor 2, New York, NY, 10012
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Simulmedia is the pioneer and market leader in audience-based advertising on TV. We marry the power of advertising placements on national TV inventory with the accuracy of data driven audience targeting to sell and deliver the most precise, results-driven national TV advertising of any TV or media network. Since 2009, our mission has been to build the data resources, audience knowledge, inventory access, and technology platform to deliver results-driven TV advertising.

9:00am

STORY
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Experience the revolution in brick and mortar retail at STORY. You will see how we use product and storytelling to editorialize relevant themes that change every 4 to 8 weeks, providing shoppers with an event far more memorable and impactful than the transaction. What does it take to succeed as a brick and mortar retailer? Completely rethinking what success looks like! By throwing out the dated, sales-per-square foot model, STORY has created an alternative dialogue that injects newness and relevance and a model where the primary deliverable is an experience.

Presenters
RS

RACHEL SHECHTMAN

Store Management, STORY

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
STORY 144 10TH AVENUE, New York, NY, 10011
  • Sort by Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Company Description STORY is an experiential retail concept that takes the point of view of a magazine, changes like a gallery, and sells stuff like a store. With newness built into its business model, its mission is to connect content, community, and commerce within its 2000-square foot Chelsea storefront and create an engaging dialogue among makers, consumers, and brands.

9:00am

Tumblr
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Tumblr's NewCo talk, presented by creative strategist Max Sebela, will explore the "art of the GIF." In a delightfully entertaining and extremely informative presentation, Sebela will cover the history, significance and evolution of the GIF as a file format - including its decline in popularity and recent resurgence as a prime communications and marketing tool. Toward the end, Sebela will give away best practices and unlock the "secrets" behind a great GIF. You can't miss this! *Part of the Yahoo Media Innovation Sessions

Presenters
Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Tumblr 35 E. 21st, 10FL, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Socially powered media network providing limitless expression and a blank canvas for storytelling and sharing passions online; Giving brands and creators a platform to customize their mobile identity.

9:00am

Do Something.org
Limited Capacity full

How did a brick and mortar not-for-profit use data and technology to become the nation's largest organization for youth volunteering in just 3 years? Learn how DoSomething.org used data-informed decisions and technical prowess to grow from 140,000 members to almost 3 million in such a short time. We'll discuss what information is useful, what isn't, and how to be properly data-skeptical.

Presenters
JC

Josh Cusano

Data Scientist, Do Something.org

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Do Something.org 19 West 21st St, Floor 8, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description DoSomething.org is the countrys largest not-for-profit for young people and social change. We have 2.5 million members (and counting!) who kick ass on causes they care about.

9:00am

Fancy Hands Inc
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: Who are virtual assistants and what do they do? How will an on-demand army of assistants change the way you live and work, and how companies big and small operate? See, hear and learn how Fancy Hands is redefining the traditional work day and labor model, and how our new API can transform (or create) your business.

Presenters
JB

Joshua Boltuch/Ted Roden

CEO/Founder, CTO, Fancy Hands Inc

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Fancy Hands Inc 240 Kent Ave, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, 11249
  • Sort by Neighborhood Brooklyn
  • Company Description Our mission is to give you more time to do the things you love. With thousands of virtual assistants across the US, Fancy Hands provides affordable and professional assistants that are available 24/7. We help overworked entrepreneurs, sleepless parents, and employees of companies big and small with all of the to-dos that come with modern life.

9:00am

Luminary Labs
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Yes, your industry can innovate too. We’ll discuss how we have worked with some of the most conservative - and even regulated - organizations to develop groundbreaking strategies, programs, and competencies that transformed their organizations and the industries at large.

Presenters
AB

Amit Bendov

CEO, SiSense
SH

Sara Holoubek

Founder & CEO, Luminary Labs

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Luminary Labs 30 West 22nd Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description We’re tackling the problems worth solving by bringing 21st century strategy and innovation capabilities to the sectors that need it most.

10:30am

Meals to Heal
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: Session will focus on the business model, how the Company has built a national food delivery and nutritional services platform, critical success factors and thoughts on why NYC is such a vibrant and active startup community.

Extra information: This is the event.

Presenters
SB

Susan Bratton

Founder and CEO, Meals to Heal

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Meals to Heal 590 Madison Avenue, Suite 2160, New York, NY, 10022
  • Sort by Neighborhood Midtown
  • Company Description Meals to Heal is a food and nutrition business serving cancer patients and their caregivers. The Company delivers fresh, nutritious customized meals across the United States. The Company also curates evidence-based information and resources and provides telephonic nutritional counseling. Ultimately, Meals to Heal intends to provide customized meals to patients who suffer from a variety of chronic conditions including diabetes, heart disease and chronic renal failure.

10:30am

General Assembly
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Brad co-founded General Assembly and is largely focused on guiding General Assembly's strategic growth. From developing the initial business models down to the day-to-day operational execution, Brad has played a key role in General Assembly's expansion to more than nine global markets in less than two years. Today, Brad is focused on directing the organization's digital efforts, including the development of its online educational products which will help expand General Assembly's reach and bring high-quality online education to millions. Brad will be discussing how the idea for General Assembly came about and what the future of education (digital and otherwise) will look like.

Presenters
BH

Brad Hargreaves

Founder/CTO, General Assembly

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
General Assembly 902 BROADWAY, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Established in early 2011 as an innovative community in New York City for entrepreneurs and startup companies, General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design at nine campuses across four continents.

10:30am

Thinkful
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: A walk through why learning alone is critical for many types of education, and the logistics and operations of making a scalable company.

Presenters
DS

Darrell Silver

CEO, Thinkful

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Thinkful 598 Broadway 5th Fl, New York, NY, 10012
  • Sort by Neighborhood Lower Manhattan
  • Company Description A 21st century education should equip you with the skills to succeed in the 21st century world. At Thinkful, we’re building a school that trains the workforce in the technology skills necessary to sustain innovation and growth in the economy. We have developed a method of online teaching that emphasizes practical, sustainable skills and prepares students to achieve their career goals.

10:30am

Evoke Neuroscience
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Evoke will explain the driving forces behind today’s melding of medical-grade technology with consumers and Evoke’s wearable technology that seamlessly integrates into everyday life, bringing data-rich personal healthcare info. Evoke will share its suite of cognitive and heart performance devices.

Presenters
JT

James Thompson

Co-Founder, CSO and Vice President of Evoke, Evoke Neuroscience

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Evoke Neuroscience 1133 Broadway, Suite 412, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Propelled by medical and applied clinical research experts with more than 60 years combined experience in optimal performance training, sports-related concussion, traumatic brain injury and mental health, Evoke Neuroscience is unleashing inner human performance potential. By combining this expertise with state-of-the-art technologies in cloud-computing, automated digital analysis, bioengineering and product design, Evoke is pioneering a revolution in human performance engineering. Evoke is bringing to market affordable, easy-to-use electrophysiology assessment devices, mobile apps and advanced training systems that empower individuals to self-assess their heart and brain performance and train to achieve their full inner performance potential.

10:30am

PureWow
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: From the ideas that go viral to the nitty gritty decisions of choosing the right Facebook image. What makes content sharable? Is because of the photo? Is it because the idea makes life easier? Or just because you'll look cool for sharing it? This presentation will draw from PureWow examples and explore what has worked for other brands as well.

Presenters
MK

Mary Kate McGrath/Jillian Quint

Editor in Chief/Managing Editor, PureWow

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
PureWow 1140 Broadway, New York, NY, 10001
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description PureWow is a digital media company that specializes in women's lifestyle content. It's our mission to "Elevate the Everyday" for women by uncovering surprising, under-the-radar discoveries across topics women care about most, including fashion, beauty, food, health/wellness, home, technology, culture, travel and money. PureWow launched in 2010 with a national focus and has since expanded to cover local markets (New York, LA, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Hamptons) and specific verticals (Recipes, Money, Books & Authors). PureWow reaches 4 million readers across all of its digital platforms (email, web, mobile, social, video).

10:30am

Salon Media Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: Join Salon and go behind the cover to learn how one of the original pioneers of digital publishing continues to thrive and innovate. Hosted by the key players at Salon.com, the presentation will cover how our team collaborates to publish, distribute and promote content spanning topics from the Government Shutdown to the Breaking Bad finale. Get an in-depth look at how our editorial, product development, sales and social teams all work together to give audiences the story behind the story. *Part of the Yahoo Media Innovation Sessions

Presenters
DD

David Daley

Editor In Chief, Salon Media Group

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Salon Media Group 132 W. 31st Street, #603, New York, NY, 10001
  • Sort by Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Company Description Everyday, 24 hours a day, Salon empowers its audiences with fresh and distinctive perspectives on not just what?s now, but what's next. It believes good journalism is fearless journalism, and goes beyond the headlines to reveal the story behind-the-story. Its content sparks conversation and makes the conversation smarter.

10:30am

Foursquare
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Dennis Crowley, co-founder and CEO of Foursquare, will lead a 30 minute presentation about Foursquare, how its apps are transforming the tech and social worlds, and the importance of fresh innovation and creativity in sparking such changes. The presentation will follow with a 15 minute Q&A session.

Presenters
DC

Dennis Crowley

Co-founder & CEO, Foursquare

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Foursquare 110 Crosby Street, New York, NY, 10012
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description Foursquare helps people make the most of where they are by helping them find their friends and discover interesting places and experiences nearby. We help people connect with places and places connect with people.
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10:30am

Makeshift Society
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: Join the co founder of Makeshift Society for an inside look at our unique take on collaboration. Attendees will take a tour of our beautiful shared workspace and learn more about our creative community of makers and thinkers.

Presenters
BB

Bryan Boyer

Co-Founder, Makeshift Society

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Makeshift Society 55 Hope St., New York, NY, 11211
  • Sort by Neighborhood Brooklyn
  • Company Description Makeshift Society is a community for creatives. We operate shared workspaces on both coasts where freelancers and small teams can get work done, meet, and relax. We host events ranging from modern calligraphy to small business strategy sessions. Makeshift Society exists to help people start and grow creative businesses. We want everyone to make, learn, teach, and think.

10:30am

Red Antler
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Partner JB Osborne will discuss how branding can profoundly influence the success of any business and give an overview of Red Antler’s strategic and creative process for bringing brands to life. Case studies will provide real life examples of recent branding work for startups. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how cohesive strategy and design can directly impact growth potential.

Presenters
JO

JB Osborne

Partner, Red Antler

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Red Antler 20 Jay Street, Suite 420, New York, NY, 11201
  • Sort by Neighborhood Brooklyn
  • Company Description We are a branding company. We strategically design and build brands to drive business growth.

12:00pm

MediaMath
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Effective marketing is now all about engaging connected consumers wherever and whenever they’re the most receptive. Together, we’ll reengineer marketing for transformative results and explore how new technologies are enabling us to extract meaning from vast quantities of data. We’ll speak to how we can use this infrastructure to tell stories that make connections with these consumers on a one-to-one basis.

Presenters
MW

Marc Wilkie

Sales Director, MediaMath

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
MediaMath 1301 Avenue of the Americas, 36th Floor, New York, NY, 10019
  • Sort by Neighborhood Midtown
  • Company Description Empowering a new breed of digital marketing professionals to connect with consumers individually and at scale, across the entirety of the world's digital media through visionary technology.

12:00pm

basno
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: How will trust work when the Internet has 5 billion users? Come hang out in a restored Chinatown factory, and meet with the team behind Basno, the digital badge platform, and BlockSign (http://blocksignit.com), the Bitcoin service for signing documents. Basno CEO Nicholas Thorne will discuss the team's thesis that the Internet will be 100x better when it is 10x more trustworthy. They will explore questions of the state of trust today and the role of technology in establishing (or limiting) trust.

Presenters
Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
basno 50 Eldridge St. #5A, New York, NY, 10075
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description We build products that build trust. We are fascinated by a world with 5bn internet users and finding models for establishing trust that can succeed at that scale. We have developed two primary products to that end. The first is basno (http://basno.com), a platform where people collect digital badges and certificates. The purpose is to help people create and benefit from completely trustworthy profiles. The second is a service launching in August built on the technology that powers Bitcoin.

12:00pm

Behance (an Adobe company)
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: How does a startup continue innovating after they’ve been acquired? Come hear from Behance’s former COO and current Senior Director, Will Allen, to hear how the team behind Behance has gone from a startup to a highly effective team within Adobe. From retaining 100% of the pre-acquisition team to launching new businesses - learn how the Behance team has scaled innovation and continues to serve the creative community.

Presenters
WA

Will Allen

Sr. Director, Behance, Behance (an Adobe company)

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Behance (an Adobe company) 532 Broadway, New York, NY, 10012
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description Behance is the leading online platform to showcase & discover creative work. The creative world updates their work in one place to broadcast it widely and efficiently. Companies explore the work and access talent on a global scale.

12:00pm

Chartbeat
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Building an Attention Economy: At Chartbeat they’re about doing things their right way, not the way it’s been done in the past. Come check out the Chartbeat HQ and hear from their fearless leaders about how they’re changing the way the media industry values content and monetizes its success. They’ll share insights on creating the right content and advertising goals and measuring their success using true, quantifiable audience engagement metrics. They will also break down the research behind the Attention Web and walk through how they’re helping editorial, display, and native teams take advantage of attention metrics to boost return visits, build loyalty across platforms and formats, and prove the true worth of their ad campaigns -- all to build a sustainable media industry for decades to come.

Presenters
JS

John Saroff and Mona Chaudhuri

CBO and Head of Product, Chartbeat

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Chartbeat 826 Broadway, 6th Floor, New York, NY, 10003
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Chartbeat measures and monetizes attention on the web. That means we work with editorial, video, and social teams to align them around the right audience development goals and give them the data they need to adapt when it matters. It means we work with publishers' advertising teams to quantify their audience's active time and attention rather than just their clicks. It means we prove the monetizable value of quality content over clickbait. It means we’re helping to create a sustainable media industry by changing the economy of the web from clicks to time.

12:00pm

StumbleUpon
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: With the explosion of native advertising, Teal Newland (VP Marketing) will lead a discussion on trends in branded content, why publishers are seeking out creative distribution solutions, and how StumbleUpon's newest advertising product can solve the distribution challenge.*Part of the Yahoo Media Innovation Sessions

Presenters
TN

Teal Newland

Global Vice President of Revenue and Marketing, StumbleUpon

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
StumbleUpon 180 Varick Street Suite 1622, New York, NY, 10014
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description StumbleUpon is the easiest way to discover new and interesting things from across the web. More than 36 million people turn to StumbleUpon to be informed, entertained and surprised by content and information recommended just for them. In addition, more than 120,000 brands, publishers and other marketers have used StumbleUpon's Paid Discovery platform to tell their stories and promote their products and services.

12:00pm

Glimpse
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: 10 lessons learned from a non-technical founder: Building something people love is really hard. Getting started (and not quitting) is the biggest challenge. This session is designed to help other entrepreneurs overcome the emotional roller-coaster of bringing their ideas to life. Want to read more? Try: https://medium.com/@elan_miller/riding-the-roller-coaster-e2bdd76255f2

Presenters
EM

Elan Miller

Co-founder, CEO, Glimpse

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Glimpse 51 East 12th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10003
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Meeting new people is awkward - Glimpse exists to make it natural. We give people the context to change conversation from “What do you do?” to “What do you care about?” by surfacing relevant intersections in each other’s lives.

12:00pm

Kiip
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Making Mobile Marketing "Human." Until recently, mobile advertising meant transplanting display ads from the web directly into applications – thus creating ineffective campaigns. Eric Shoicket, Kiip’s VP of Sales, walks listeners through evolving mobile solutions that ditch banners and instead focus on user behavior. The secret is making advertising human, by creating emotion-based engagements that lead to brand affinity.

Presenters
ES

Eric Shoicket

VP of Sales, Kiip

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kiip 33 East 33rd Street, New York, NY, 10016
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Kiip is a mobile rewards company focused on distributing brand offers & messaging during achievement moments within the apps people love on their mobile devices - at the exact moment they are completely engaged and have accomplished something... Very simply, Kiip reaches people at surprise and delight moments while using the apps they love on their mobile devices. At those moments we distribute real & virtual rewards for these in-app achievements or accomplishments (ex: completing a "to-do" list, logging a run, registering a high score in a game etc...). Therefore when a user reaches an achievement moment, they receive a fun reward - a better value exchange than just a banner.

12:00pm

Method, Inc.
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Who is Method? What is Experience Design and why does it matter? Method has spent the last 15 years exploring and defining experience design through our work. During the session, co-founder David Lipkin will dive into Method’s point of view on experience design and the impact it has on creating innovative and meaningful work. The firm started with the understanding that design has the potential to create lasting change in the world, and over endless games of pong, intense nerf gun wars, and music filled working sessions, Method has grown into an international company that works with some of the world’s largest brands. Enjoy a beer while we talk about our work, our culture, and our brand new office!

Presenters
DL

David Lipkin

Partner + Founder, Method, Inc.

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Method, Inc. 151 Lafayette St., 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10013
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description Method is an experience design firm. We collaborate with clients to bring insight, strategy, and design to solve the complex problems facing brands, products and services in a connected world. Located in San Francisco, New York, and London, we have over 15 years experience in using the lens of experience design to provide clients with a service design approach to delivering value that spans all stages and touchpoints of the customer's relationship with a brand.

12:00pm

Neo
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Your budget is tight. Your timeline is short. Your vision is huge! But how do you know if your idea is a good one--without burning through all your time and money? And how can a product development partner help? Neo is a new kind of product development studio that helps clients do just this. In this session, we'll take a deep dive into a current project to see how this works. Come see how our well-established client is attempting to reinvent itself by launching an online marketplace for its services. Projects like this one can easily burn through budget and never launch. Instead, using a Lean Startup approach, we've been live since nearly Day One. Come see how our small team of designers, developers, and product managers has carefully launched and developed our client's business in a way that minimizes spend and risk, and maximizes the chances that this new venture will last.

Presenters
JS

Josh Seiden

Managing Director, Neo

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Neo 22 W. 21st Street, 8th floor, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description We are a new kind of product development studio. We seek to inspire the world to make software in a fundamentally better way; a way that leads to more value for society, organizations, and the creators themselves.

1:30pm

Madison Logic
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: How Technology and Product Teams Create Innovation: In their joint presentation, Madison Logic's CTO and VP of Product will take their audience through the steps they take in developing the products that drive innovation for digital marketers all over the world. It takes a village to run a startup. OK, that may be a slight exaggeration, but it's not that far off! In order to make things really work, people have to listen to each other. As much as we would like to believe that the idea to create an incandescent bulb just magically popped into Thomas Edison's head on that faithful day, innovation is not an instantaneous process. The path towards successful innovation requires careful planning, open communication, a keen sense of foresight and maybe just a little bit of luck.

Presenters
RA

Robert Armstrong and Mark Herschberg

VP Product and CTO, Madison Logic

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Madison Logic 257 Park Avenue South, 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Create powerful business solutions leveraging intent data.

1:30pm

Retoy
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Overcoming the “Jar Jar Effect”: This talk focuses on how we avoided group think to invent Hasbro's highest revenue-generating invention of 2013.Group think is common in large organizations, and can often lead many capable people to become blind to obvious issues... or obvious solutions. We call this the Jar Jar Effect. Retoy overcame a similar situation with the invention of Telepods, an elegant, (in hindsight) almost obvious invention that disproved the notion that a struggling toy company could compete with Skylanders without investing in high-end technology.

Presenters
JS

Josh Shabtai

CEO, Retoy

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Retoy 603 Greenwich St, Suite 101, New York, NY, 10014
  • Sort by Neighborhood Lower Manhattan
  • Company Description Retoy is a next-generation toy company. Our mission is to throw open the doors of the toy industry, letting anyone with a passion for toy- and game-making create and market their own custom, “digitally active” toy line. Founded by inventors, game designers and obsessive collectors, we’re developing a platform that lets any app developer easily and cheaply produce and sell physical toys that tie into their digital games. We’ve already launched two massively successful lines with Hasbro and the App Store’s #1 developer, Rovio: Angry Birds Star Wars: Telepods and Angry Birds Go! Telepods.

1:30pm

Zeel
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: The on-demand market is white-hot – how does a startup innovate and succeed in this increasingly crowded market? Come speak with Zeel CEO Samer Hamadeh, a successful serial entrepreneur with 15 years of experience in on-demand online and app services at companies like Vault.com and Campusfood. Samer will be discussing how the idea for the Zeel Massage On Demand app came about, the challenges and opportunities of delivering a “real life” experience and the immediate future of on-demand apps.

Presenters
SH

Samer Hamadeh

CEO, Zeel

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Zeel 33 West 17th St, New York, NY, 10011
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Zeel’s mission is to make massage accessible to everyone. Our Zeel app allows customers to get same-day massage at their homes, hotels, or offices from great therapists in as little as an hour. It’s like massage magic!

1:30pm

Forbes
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Mark Howard, CRO at Forbes Media, will share insights on how Forbes Media has adapted its business model: on-boarding outside contributors, leveraging social and mobile, offering marketers a platform to share their domain expertise and developing its own technology – all of which have led to record traffic on Forbes.com.

Presenters
MH

Mark Howard

Chief Revenue Officer at Forbes Media, Forbes

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Forbes 60 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10011
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description The mission of Forbes is to offer a distinct point of view about entrepreneurship and free market capitalism, with a focus on highlighting individual entrepreneurs and disruptors who are making a positive impact in the business world and our society.

1:30pm

RebelMouse
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: Take a look behind the scenes at RebelMouse, the first digital publishing platform that is fully wired for social. Founder and CEO, Paul Berry will lead an insightful discussions on how content, community and calls to action have reshaped websites and publishing, how to ensure your content becomes more valuable and the role of community in changing attitudes and inspiring action. RebelMouse powers more than 500,000 sites around the world and was named by Fast Company as one of the 10 most innovative companies in social media and advertising. *Part of the Yahoo Media Innovation Sessions

Presenters
PB

Paul Berry

Founder & CEO, RebelMouse

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RebelMouse 560 Broadway Suite 402, New York, NY, 10012
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description RebelMouse is building the first digital publishing platform that is fully wired for social. We enable brands, media companies and individuals to create vibrant content experiences that build communities and continually reach and grow audiences across the social web.

1:30pm

Collective[i]
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Our session will begin with a high level overview of Big Data and business intelligence and the enormous impact it has on modern business. After the presentation, you will participate in the Collective [i]ntelligence Games to learn first-hand how essential intelligence is in the digital economy. We’ll wrap up with a group discussion and Q&A.

Presenters
SM

Stephen Messer

Co-Founder, Collective[i]

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Collective[i] 130 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10016
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Collective[i] is disrupting the $143B market for business intelligence. We transform what is often referred to as “Big Data” – massive amounts of information generated in the course of doing business – into on-demand intelligence that is networked and delivered directly to business users via finished applications.

1:30pm

Dashlane
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: CEO Emmanuel Schalit will discuss the recent security breaches that have been dominating the news cycle, as well as present exciting news about Dashlane.

Presenters
ES

Emmanuel Schalit

CEO, Dashlane

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Dashlane 156 5th Avenue, Suite 504, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Dashlane makes identity and payments simple and secure with its fully-featured password manager and digital wallet app. Dashlane has helped over 2 million users manage and secure their digital identity, and has enabled over $1 billion in e-commerce transactions.

1:30pm

SumAll
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: The SumAll leadership team will walk attendees through SumAll's inception, unique company culture, and how data can rock your world. When SumAll was founded in 2011, our vision was to help people make better decisions with data. We're big believers in data democracy, transparency and changing the world. To take that beyond philosophical idealism, we set aside 10% of our equity for social good, built a culture around collective decision making, and maintain a flat org structure with salary and cap table transparency. While SumAll.com helps to empower over 250,000 small and medium sized businesses by putting data back into the hands of the companies driving the core of the American economy, SumAll.org has helped non-profits to better understand and leverage their data to alleviate homeless, combat human trafficking, and save lives in the Syrian crisis.

Presenters
KL

Korey Lee, Stefan Heeke, Mahssa Mostajabi

CIO/Co-founder, Executive Director of SumAll.org, Head of Social Media & Customer Experience, SumAll

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
SumAll 247 Centre Street . 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10013
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description SumAll currently serves over 250,000 businesses and connects users to over 50 platforms including social, marketing, commerce and transactional data. Our vision is to help people make better decisions with data.

3:00pm

Jun Group
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Brands have been investing in creating cutting-edge digital content - but how does that content find an audience? Jun Group CEO Mitchell Reichgut will share how we connect branded content with consumers in an increasingly mobile, on-demand world.

Presenters
MR

Mitchell Reichgut

CEO, Jun Group

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Jun Group 650 5th Avenue 27th Floor, New York, NY, 10019
  • Sort by Neighborhood Midtown
  • Company Description Jun Group gets millions of people to see branded content. "Jun" means truth, and the company was founded on the principles of honesty and integrity.

3:00pm

MRY
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: At MRY, we believe that real-time marketing is already too late. In this session, we will discuss what we call predictive marketing, which utilizes advanced earned media planning to know consumers better than they know themselves.

Presenters
CP

Christine Peterson

US Group Media Director, MRY

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
MRY 11 W 19th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10011
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description MRY is a new type of agency that specializes in blending creativity and technology to make brands remarkable. We harness the power of strategic analytic intelligence to create remarkable content that sparks emotion, adds value, inspires action and changes behavior. MRY works with some of the world’s biggest brands, including Coca- Cola, Visa, Adobe and Pizza Hut.

3:00pm

Outbrain
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Hear from Outbrain EVP John LoGioco on the growth of content discovery as a media category, and how brands, publishers and consumers alike can benefit from its growth. When Outbrain was first founded, personalized content discovery had not yet come to publisher sites -- and it was still a nascent phenomenon in digital media. Eight years later, it's now one of the primary ways consumers navigate content on media sites (and the Internet at large) and publishers generate revenue online. *Part of the Yahoo Media Innovation Sessions

Presenters
JL

John LoGioco

Executive Vice President, Outbrain

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Outbrain 39 W 13th Street, New York, NY, 10011
  • Sort by Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Company Description We believe in the power of storytelling. We believe in content’s ability to inspire and change people, to expand their view of the world, or to simply make them smile. Our responsibility to connect audiences to the best content on the web guides us in all that we do.

3:00pm

The New School
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Visit the New School’s University Center, one of Manhattan's most ambitious new buildings, whose forward-thinking, environmentally sound design embodies the university’s mission of fostering creativity and challenging the status quo. President David Van Zandt and Provost Tim Marshall discuss The New School’s commitment to innovation and social engagement, and highlight the cutting edge interdisciplinary programs that are shaping the next generation of leaders in the creative economy.

Presenters
DV

David Van Zandt

President, The New School

Host Companies


  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description The New School prepares students to understand, contribute to, and succeed in a rapidly changing society, and thus make the world a better and more just place. We ensure that our students develop both the skills a sound liberal arts education provides, and the competencies essential for success and leadership in the emerging creative economy. We also lead in generating practical and theoretical knowledge that enables people to better understand our world and improve conditions for local and global communities.

3:00pm

Superfly
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: EXPERIENCE AND IT'S IMPACT ON COMMUNITY. Rich Goodstone and Jon Mayers, Co Founders of Superfly, will lead an interactive conversation about the power of experiences and how they can profoundly change lives. As producers of two of the worlds most respected cultural events in Bonnaroo & Outside Lands, they'll discuss the importance of these and other types of physical experiences in a digital world. One moving from materially driven, to purpose driven.

Presenters
RG

Rich Goodstone & Jonathan Mayers

Co-Founders of Superfly, Superfly

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Superfly 25 East 21st Street, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Since 1997, Superfly has been a leader in creating world-class, culturally relevant experiences that positively impact communities such as the renowned Bonnaroo and Outside Lands festivals. Superfly also has an integrated agency that uses it's deep expertise and relationship with millennial and Gen X culture to help ambitious brands develop effective programs through entertainment.

4:30pm

WideOrbit
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: FUTURE OF MEDIA AND AD TECHNOLOGY + DRINKS + APPETIZERS: WideOrbit will host an interactive presentation on the future of media and ad technology followed by a reception. We’ll discuss how consumers are changing the way media companies deliver and monetize content, and how we’re helping those companies prepare for the future shift to 100% digital delivery. Drinks and appetizers will be served immediately following the presentation.

Presenters
EM

Eric Mathewon

Founder & CEO, WideOrbit

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
WideOrbit 275 7th Avenue, 22rd Floor, New York, NY, 10001
  • Sort by Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Company Description WideOrbit is revolutionizing the buying and selling of media by providing the first online ad marketplace that directly connects buyers and sellers of broadcast media, the first ad sales platform that manages both broadcast and digital, and an intelligent seller-controlled, programmatic buying platform for broadcast Television.

4:30pm

Bark & Co
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Bark & Co: What does it take to think like a dog? Head down to Bark & Co’s Chinatown offices to get the dogs eye view on how products like BarkBox, BarkPost, BarkBuddy and BarkCam get made. Join the company’s Director of Communications, Chris O’Brien to discuss how their laser focus on building products for dogs and the people who love them has allowed this company to flourish.

Presenters
CO

Chris O'Brien

Communications Director, Bark & Co

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Bark & Co 221 Canal Street, New York, NY, 10013
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description Bark & Co build things to make dogs happy and healthy.

4:30pm

Ghostery Enterprise
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Did you know the world's leading ecommerce sites have blind spots that can pose major risks, such as cyber-security threats, data leakage to competitors, and cart abandonment? COO Emily Riley will lead this interactive workshop and give you exclusive access to Ghostery Enterprise's digital vendor management platform. See first hand how uncovering -- and eliminating -- these blind spots could impact brands' profitability. BE SURE TO BRING YOUR LAPTOP TO THIS SESSION!

Presenters
ER

Emily Riley

COO, Ghostery Enterprise

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Ghostery Enterprise 10 East 39 Street, Floor 8, New York, NY, 10016
  • Sort by Neighborhood Midtown
  • Company Description Ghostery Enterprise is a global marketing technology company that provides online transparency and control to individuals and businesses. Millions of people around the world have installed Ghostery’s easy to use browser plug-in to see and manage the information they share with companies online. Ghostery’s Marketing Cloud Management (MCM) platform is for global ecommerce executives trying to maximize their investment from their cloud vendors. MCM provides a holistic view into the impacts of each one of the digital technology vendors placed on a brand’s site – both directly and indirectly. MCM’s actionable insights empower CMOs and CIOs alike to better evaluate the risks and returns of these vendors, and its effects on operational costs, site performance and data leakage.

4:30pm

Updater
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Moving is the worst. Join Updater for a glimpse into how they are making it easier for 45 million Americans on the move every year. Updater has raised $10 million from SoftBank Capital, IA Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Second Century Ventures (the strategic investment arm of the National Association of REALTORS®), and leading angel investors. Updater is hiring!

Presenters
JW

Jenna Weinerman

Marketing Director, Updater

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Updater 1140 Broadway #905, New York, NY, 10001
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description We're on a mission to simplify moving in America.

4:30pm

Shapeways
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Shapeways is the world's largest 3D printing service and marketplace, empowering anyone to bring amazing products to life. At the session, Shapeways CEO and co-founder Peter Weijmarshausen will discuss how Shapeways is leading 3D printing innovation and product design, and what's next for this incredible technology. Global Community Manager, Savannah Peterson, will also share insights into how the 450,000 community members sell their products, share ideas, and get feedback from creative consumers and other designers around the world.

Presenters
PW

Peter Weijmarshausen

CEO and co-founder, Shapeways

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Shapeways 419 Park Ave South, New York, NY, 10016
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Shapeways' mission is to help designers bring amazing products to life with 3D printing.

4:30pm

Mailjet
Limited Capacity filling up

Join Mailjet on a trip spanning from email's evolution, to why it refuses the die, and to what the future holds for one of the world's most effective communication tools. Hear how the savviest companies win with email and how Mailjet's tools helps marketers and developers grow their businesses. The Mailjet Crew will also have drinks and snacks for passengers...or attendees. Event space courtesy of WeWork which provides entrepreneurs with beautiful workspace, personalized support, business services, digital tools, benefits, infrastructure, and the flexibility they need to succeed. To learn more about WeWork's 11 locations in New York City, send an email to joinus@wework.com and let them know you were referred by this event.

Presenters
AM

Anthony Marnell

VP North America, Mailjet

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Mailjet 222 Broadway Fl 19, New York, NY, 10038
  • Sort by Neighborhood Lower Manhattan
  • Company Description Give marketers and developers an all-in-one experience to send, track, and, deliver email.

4:30pm

Impact Hub NYC
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Innovation Economy at Impact Hub NYC: Visit NYC's first Impact Hub, a co-working and events space for social innovation, part of a global community of 50 locations globally. Enjoy a tour of the NEW 15,000 square-foot campus. Hear from social impact founders and entrepreneurs about new innovation trends. From the sharing economy to impact investing and organic food, these companies are creating change and moving the mark.

Presenters
MF

Marissa Feinberg

co-founder, Impact Hub NYC, Flockd, Impact Hub NYC

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Impact Hub NYC 394 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10013
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description Impact Hub NYC is a coworking & events space for a membership community of entrepreneurs, activists, creatives, and professionals taking action to drive positive social and environmental change.

4:30pm

Lerer Hippeau Ventures
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: We'll take visitors through the history of the fund, how we look at investment opportunities, and the support infrastructure we're assembling for our community founders.

Presenters
NK

Nicola Korzenko

Head of Platform, Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Lerer Hippeau Ventures 560 Broadway, Suite 308, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description Lerer Hippeau Ventures is a seed stage venture capital fund. We invest in founders in the earliest stages of a startup's life. We respect and seek out entrepreneurs with product vision, consumer insight, focused execution, and unwavering ambition. When we are lucky enough to meet founders with these qualities, our hope is that they will choose us as a partner. Everyone here starts and runs companies for a living. LHV is where we invest in our peers.

4:30pm

The Yard
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: Our presentation will focus on the growing need for flexible work space for startups and creative professionals that in turn feeds a new ecosystem of disruptive businesses.

Presenters
AS

Andy Smith

Director of Creative, Marketing and Business Development, The Yard

Host Companies


Wednesday October 1, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
The Yard 85 Delancey St., New York, NY, 10002
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description The Yard is a creative assemblage of open coworking and private workspaces with locations throughout New York City. Serving as a 'hybrid alternative' to standard coworking, each location features spacious lounge areas and conference rooms as well as fully furnished private office suites to provide entrepreneurs and business owners the space to work productively, creatively, and efficiently.
 
Thursday, October 2
 

9:00am

'wichcraft
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: At Crafted Hospitality, our motto is “work hard and make people happy”. Come hear from Jeffrey Zurofsky, Partner and ‘wichcraft CEO, to learn what that means for us externally with our customers and internally taking care of our team members. For over 10 years, ‘wichcraft has sourced its ingredients from the best farmers and purveyors. Hear how we got our start, way before it was the trendy thing to do. Receive a tour of our new corporate HQ office and sample some of our most popular seasonal breakfast items. You won’t leave hungry!

Presenters
JZ

Jeffrey Zurofsky

CEO / Partner, 'wichcraft

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
wichcraft 29 E 19th St, 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10003
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description 'wichcraft creates food made from high-quality, fresh ingredients. Our seasonal menu of sandwiches, salads, soups and sweets have been NYC and SF favorites for over ten years. Since our founding, we have remained committed to sourcing our food from the best local purveyors and farmers.

9:00am

AHAlife
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: AHAlife will showcase their new marketplace redesign, positioning the company as the preeminent destination for niche to thrive online. AHAlife's CEO Shauna will also focus in on a couple of our success stories: brands that have transformed their businesses during their time on AHAlife.

Presenters
SM

Shauna Mei

CEO, AHAlife

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
AHAlife 45 Bond Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10012
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description AHAlife is a curated marketplace for creative, inspiring objects. Our mission is to empower designers, artisans and innovators to thrive online and connect people around the world.

9:00am

IPG Media Lab
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: We'll show visitors our Lab, where we'll show them working prototypes of beacons and facial coding technology.

Presenters
MW

Mel Wilson

Head of Strategy, IPG Media Lab

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
IPG Media Lab 100 W. 33rd St., New York, NY, 10001
  • Sort by Neighborhood Midtown
  • Company Description We identify audiences in the places they are aggregating or fragmenting today and likely tomorrow. We then develop experiences and apply next-generation technology to measure a variety of responses that include attention, behavior, and emotion.

9:00am

NYC Media Lab
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: With more than 1 million students and faculty, NYC is one of the biggest college towns on the planet. As Executive Director of NYC Media Lab, Justin Hendrix connects technologists in digital media and technology companies with bright minds in New York City's universities in order to drive innovation and talent development. Hendrix will share insights on how companies can take advantage of the projects and talent in their own backyards to further their innovation goals.

Presenters
JH

Justin Hendrix

Executive Director, NYC Media Lab

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
NYC Media Lab Leslie eLab, 16 Washington Place, New York, NY, 10003
  • Sort by Neighborhood Lower Manhattan
  • Company Description NYC Media Lab connects technologists in digital media and technology companies with bright minds in New York City's universities in order to drive innovation and talent development. A public-private partnership launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, Columbia University and New York University, the Lab hosts events and seeds projects to foster collaboration across a range of disciplines core to the future of media.

9:00am

Next Jump
Limited Capacity filling up

Many CEOs agree that their most important assets walk in and out of the door every day. Next Jump has believed this for the last 20 years and has invested time testing and experimenting to create a strong company culture that puts our employees first. We are doing a lot of cutting edge and innovative things on corporate culture, from our world class developmental programs, classified by Harvard as a “DDO” – one of three companies globally to get this recognition, to our lifetime employment policy, mentioned in Simon Sinek’s most recent TedTalk. Join Next Jump’s NewCo session to learn how to create a strong company culture beyond bean bags, fizzy drinks, and cool office space.

Presenters
EP

Elise Pierpont and Sarah Kalamchi

Head of PR and Director of Health and Wellness, Next Jump

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Next Jump 261 Fifth Ave, 8th Floor, New York, NY, 10016
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description At Next Jump, we believe that culture is the process which leads to business success. Our Culture is split into two components, Personal Growth and Helping Others. Everything we do at Next Jump follows this simple mantra: Better Me + Better You = Better Us. Within the walls of Next Jump, we work to create an environment that helps achieve this fulfillment by first taking care of ourselves (Better Me), so that we can better take care of others (Better You).

9:00am

People.Co
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: We invite attendees to join us for an interactive discussion of how to attract the best candidates using untraditional methods that go beyond the traditional career fair or job board postings. We will share our data and insights that we've gathered from top CS students across North America about their main priorities in choosing an offer (how you can woo them!), and also their greatest pain points in the recruiting process (how Not to woo them!).

Presenters
RD

Rob Dennis

Founder, CEO, People.Co

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
People.Co 53 W 36th Street Suite 1202, New York, NY, 10018
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description People.Co is a venture-backed, NYC-based startup building a next-generation platform for talent sourcing, analytics, and assessment. Our initial product is focused on the top campus engineering talent, and we’ve recently launched in private beta with a handful of high-profile, innovative, and selective companies. We’ll be working closely with these companies to refine our research, indicator models, and user experience -- all culminating in a web application that makes it easy to access, target, and process our large datastore of top tech talent on campus. We aim to completely disrupt the campus recruiting process for all involved, transforming the outdated, super-inefficient, event-based methods hated by companies and students alike into highly-targeted, high-touch, wonderfully-efficient experiences that emphasize deep one-on-one connections instead of complicated logistics and batch processing.

10:30am

Union Square Hospitality Group
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Come get a taste (literally!) of what makes Danny Meyer’s USHG unique with an inside view into our newly designed workspace at our Union Square headquarters, a reflection of our culture and how we are reinventing our business with a fresh perspective after thirty years. How do you stay on the cutting edge of a fiercely competitive and rapidly transforming industry? Along with our team, we will take you through the exciting new initiatives and platforms under development to fuel our leadership and activism where food and innovation converge. Share, inspire and connect… and we promise you won’t leave hungry.

Presenters
EM

Erin Moran, Richard Coraine

Chief Culture Officer, Managing Partner New Business Development, Union Square Hospitality Group

Host Companies


  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description At Union Square Hospitality Group, we believe that the only way a company can grow, stay true to its soul, and remain consistently successful is to attract, hire, and keep great people. It’s that simple, and it’s that hard. To that end, we prioritize our own people above all else, because we understand that taking care of each other is the foundation that enables us to provide uncommon excellence and hospitality to our guests, our community, our suppliers, and our investors. Enlightened Hospitality is a virtuous cycle, and as the guiding principle in everything we do, it perpetuates the positive energy that drives us toward our goals.

10:30am

Kickstarter
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Kickstarter, the world's largest funding community, has helped bring 70,000 new ideas to life over the past five years, with 7 million people pledging over $1.3 billion dollars to creative projects. Kickstarter's new headquarters is a former pencil factory in Greenpoint, renovated to be a home for the kinds of creative works that Kickstarter has brought to life over the past five years — everything from independent films to avant garde art to cutting-edge technology. The session will involve a tour of the space, including the theater, art gallery and roof garden, and a discussion about how Kickstarter is funding the future.

Presenters
CS

Coming Soon

Kickstarter

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Kickstarter 58 Kent Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11215
  • Sort by Neighborhood Brooklyn
  • Company Description Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative projects. We’re a home for everything from films, games, and music to art, design, and technology. Kickstarter is full of projects, big and small, that are brought to life through the direct support of people like you. Since our launch in 2009, 6.8 million people have pledged $1 billion, funding 67,000 creative projects. Thousands of creative projects are raising funds on Kickstarter right now.

10:30am

Casper
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Startup culture is all about productivity — that's why we pre-ordered Soylent from our standing desk. So why do we brag about pulling all-nighters? Let's not just track hours asleep, but actually enjoy them. Join the team at Casper to celebrate the bedroom. From lucid dreams to Netflix marathons, we're taking back sleep one bed at a time.

Presenters
PK

Philip Krim

CEO and Cofounder, Casper

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Casper 45 Bond St, New York, NY, 10012
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Casper is sleep startup that launched this spring with an outrageously comfortable mattress. Its direct-to-consumer model has been praised for disrupting the mattress industry, and it's universally comfortable designed has been critically acclaimed. Bedtime is back: http://caspersleep.com

10:30am

Donorschoose.org
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: DonorsChoose.org teams will share how they build lasting partnerships, design new products, drive growth among donors and teachers, and maintain scalable, efficient, customer-centered operations - all in the name of serving more than 10 million students nationwide.

Presenters
MP

Multi-person presentation

Team members from marketing, partnerships, operations and tech, Donorschoose.org

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Donorschoose.org 134 W. 37th St., 11th Floor, New York, NY, 10018
  • Sort by Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Company Description DonorsChoose.org engages the public in public schools by giving people a simple, accountable and personal way to address educational inequity. We envision a nation where children in every community have the tools and experiences needed for an excellent education.

10:30am

Openfolio
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Come see how technology and the sharing economy are changing the future of investing. Join co-founders Hart Lambur and Yinon Ravid for a deep dive into the Openfolio dataset and the insights we're extracting from a collective financial decisions of our growing network. Ever wonder how men and women differ as investors? Or which profession takes the most risk? We’ll look at how our network is helping answer these questions, and we’ll explore how technology is poised to help everyone make better financial decisions.

Presenters
HL

Hart Lambur and Yinon Ravid

Co-founders, Openfolio

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
Openfolio 110 East 25th Street, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Openfolio brings the sharing economy to personal investing. We are building a community where visibility and transparency makes everyone a smarter, more confident investor. We are reinventing the way the Millennial generation invests.

10:30am

SiSense
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: SiSense CEO, Amit Bendov, will give you a behind the scenes look at how at SiSense we drink our own champagne and use Business Intelligence to maximize our own business processes from lead generation, sales, customer support to HR...walk away with tips on how you can too!

Presenters
AB

Amit Bendov

CEO, SiSense

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
SiSense 14 Wall Street Suite 1820, New York, NY, 10005
  • Sort by Neighborhood Lower Manhattan
  • Company Description SiSense's mission is to democratize business analytics. Our goal is to put big data into the hands of business users, allowing them to analyze terabytes of data and create beautiful visualizations and dashboards with little or no help from I.T.

10:30am

LUMA Partners
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Hailed as the “Jon Stewart of Investment Bankers,” join world-renowned digital media guru and the Founder and CEO of LUMA Partners, Terry Kawaja as he takes you through a fast-paced, jam-packed hour-long journey, mixing substance with humor, to demonstrate the LUMA differentiator. Whether producing comedy videos or sharing insightful industry thought pieces such as our LUMAscapes and Future of (Digital) TV presentation, LUMA has leveraged its industry knowledge to take a strategic approach to deal making rather than chasing transactions. This presentation takes place at LUMA’s trendy, Flatiron headquarters. Be there!

Presenters
TK

Terence Kawaja

Founder and CEO, LUMA Partners

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
LUMA Partners 101 Fifth Avenue, Suite 900, New York, NY, 10003
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description LUMA Partners is a different kind of investment bank. We provide strategic advice to digital media companies in a manner that reflects how corporate development is actually done. This more strategic approach produces better outcomes for acquirers and target companies alike. At the end of the day, we believe good companies are bought, not sold. Most investment bankers say this – but we put our business model where our mouth is. Since the digital industry we cover is all about disruption and efficiency, we felt the investment banking model could use a little disruption.

10:30am

ff Venture Capital
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: How to Increase the Odds of Portfolio Company Success: David Teten will discuss ffVC’s investing philosophy; what they look for in potential investments; and how they work closely with companies to increase their odds of success. You’ll have a chance to check out ffVC’s “fitness office”; learn more at http://ffvc.com/gym.

Presenters
DT

David Teten

Partner, ff Venture Capital

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 10:30am - 11:30am
ff Venture Capital 989 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10018
  • Sort by Neighborhood Midtown
  • Company Description ff Venture Capital (ffvc.com) is an institutional venture capital investor which invests initially at the seed-stage. Since 1999, our Partners have made over 200 investments in over 70 companies. Our exits include Cornerstone OnDemand (IPO, CSOD); Quigo Technologies (sold to AOL for a reported $340m); and Klout (sold to Lithium). ffVC has over 20 employees based in New York and New Jersey and extensive resources dedicated to portfolio acceleration, including a job board, recruiting assistance, strategy consulting, an experienced mentor network, a pool of preferred service providers, a portfolio executive community, accounting services and public relations counsel.

12:00pm

The Design Gym
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Lean Design thinking Sprint: Rather than co-founder Daniel Stillman talking at you the whole time, he and his team will actually *do* some design thinking sprints with attendees, so the next time you need to solve a challenge you'll have some new tricks in your back pocket. The premise is this: we all know how important design is but where should you start? If you're at a startup or a huge company, design and innovation can mean too many meetings and too little action. At the Design Gym we teach and live a lean, iterative approach to design thinking, while building a global community of design thinking practice.

Presenters
DS

Daniel Stillman

co-founder, The Design Gym

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Design Gym 1412 Broadway, New York, NY, 10018
  • Sort by Neighborhood Midtown
  • Company Description The Design Gym is a global community of creative voices connected through the language of Design Thinking. We create opportunities for individuals and organizations to solve their toughest challenges with the power of open innovation. Our goal is to help people create a culture, align on a process and develop the skills to challenge what’s possible.

12:00pm

Fast Forward Labs
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Do you want to live in the future today? Founder and CEO Hilary Mason will host a discussion on near-future technologies. She will reveal how to identify them, validate them, and develop and manage an applied research program with a focus on data and machine intelligence applications. We will also discuss examples from our work, including how Fast Forward Labs has created machines that write English, and other fun applications.

Presenters
HM

Hilary Mason

Founder and CEO, Fast Forward Labs

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Fast Forward Labs 16 Delancey St #2, New York, NY, 10002
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description Fast Forward Labs explores the frontiers of machine intelligence to find the right technologies for solving the hardest problems.

12:00pm

Parse.ly
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: How do editorial teams make decisions with analytics? Parse.ly CEO, Sachin Kamdar, will walk attendees through the decisions that editorial teams have to make everyday. You'll explore what kind of data is helpful for these decisions, and see some examples of how it's being used at media companies around the world. Attendees will not only get to check out Parse.ly in action, they'll be able to ask questions about the design and creation process that the product underwent.

Presenters
SK

Sachin Kamdar

CEO, Parse.ly

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Parse.ly 12 W. 31st St. 8th Floor, New York, NY, 10001
  • Sort by Neighborhood Midtown
  • Company Description Parse.ly is on a mission to empower newsrooms and storytellers to understand their digital audience and content. We want to make more informed writers and improve the ecosystem of online information for both consumers of media and the industry at large. We partner with digital publishers to provide them the clear audience insights they need to do this through an intuitive analytics platform.

12:00pm

Qnary
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Qnary's president Mark Pilatowski will walk attendees through how Qnary was launched and the steps the company has taken to get to where we are today. He will touch on service options (client-facing) as well as product solutions. We can also discuss how to raise money if people are interested in that part of startup life.

Presenters
MP

Mark Pilatwoski

President, Qnary

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Qnary 192 Lexington Ave., 14th Floor, New York, NY, 10016
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Qnary delivers online reputation growth solutions for professionals, brands, and enterprises. Qnary’s proprietary technology platform contains an arsenal of tools for professionals, brands, and enterprises to monitor, control, and optimize their digital information including images and videos, social media, and search results.

12:00pm

Atavist
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Find out how the Web’s most compelling longform content gets made, and read. Atavist co-founder Evan Ratliff will take the audience through the production of one of its award-winning multimedia stories, from conception to design to publication to option for film—and show you how you can create your own immersive content. Max Linsky, of neighboring Longform.org, will break down how they’ve combined curation, technology, and a passion for great writing to build one of the most loyal reading audiences online.

Presenters
ER

Evan Ratliff

co-founder and CEO, Atavist

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Atavist 68 Jay Street suite 422, Brooklyn, New York, 11201
  • Sort by Neighborhood Brooklyn
  • Company Description Atavist is bringing storytelling into the digital age. Through The Atavist, we publish cutting edge, beautiful, award-winning digital stories. Through Creatavist, our software platform, we allow everyone from the Weather Channel, to the Met, to individual creatives to produce their own.

12:00pm

Pave
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Over the last year and a half, we discovered just how many incredibly talented Millennials in need of funding are being outright rejected or forced to take funding at unfair rates. That's why we've reinvented traditional lending with the Pave loan, where individuals at the start of their careers can borrow up to $25,000 at affordable rates. We favor a more personal approach, looking beyond an individual's credit score to their future potential, so Talent can benefit from lower interest rates with the support of real people behind them. This year at NewCo NY, Pave co-founder Oren Bass will take you through Pave's application process explaining just how we're able to personalize rates to make borrowing simple, human, and affordable.

Presenters
OB

Oren Bass

Co-founder, Pave

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Pave 200 Varick Street, Suite 802, New York, NY, 10014
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description We think our generation needs a better way to borrow: one that's simple, personal and affordable. Pave provides the Millennial generation with access to the funding they need, at rates they deserve from people they value.

1:30pm

Yieldbot
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Putting the Real in Real-Time: Come learn from experts in real-time targeting and ad decisioning how the process of campaign evaluation and optimization is happening faster than ever before, and how real-time targeting data is being used to modify brand and performance campaigns as they run. The real-time data loop and machine learning modifies campaigns literally every second and you'll discover how it's being used to benefit both advertisers and publishers.

Presenters
JM

Jonathan Mendez

CEO, Yieldbot

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Yieldbot 25 East 21st Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Yieldbot builds first-party publisher data to turn every pageview into real-time keyword Intent and enable real-time session-based ad matching. Yieldbot is the first technology that directly connects the realtime Intent of publisher visitors to budgets from search, social, shopper and mobile marketing.

1:30pm

Thuzio
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: 'Mean' Joe Greene and Coca-Cola, Derek Jeter and Nike, Michael Jordan and Gatorade: Thuzio CEO Jared Augustine will talk about the top trends in celebrity activation and how his company is working with brands to match them with exactly the right talent for their business needs. You don't need us to tell you that brands and athletes have been joined at the hip for generations. What has changed over time is marketers ability to access these athletes for marketing and client entertainment, something that Thuzio's platform revolutionized in 2012 as it took the complicated world of agents, contracts and negotiations online.

Presenters
JA

Jared Augustine

CEO, Thuzio

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Thuzio 267 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10016
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Thuzio provides an online marketplace to seamlessly connect corporations and business professionals with world-class athletes and other talent for unforgettable experiences, hospitality, marketing campaigns, business development and corporate events.

1:30pm

Purpose
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Learn how a movement comes together, with a brief overview of each step: brand & visual identity, strategic planning, digital execution, and more. We'll be presenting an overview of some of our biggest recent campaigns across the company, including movement-building around gun safety, the Syrian humanitarian crisis, marriage equality, climate, and more.

Presenters
MJ

Multiple // Jeremy Heimans, Heather McGeory

CEO, Head of Partnerships, etc., Purpose

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Purpose 115 Fifth Ave, New York, NY, 10003
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Purpose builds movements and social ventures that use the power of mass participation to change the world.

1:30pm

The Made in NY Media Center by IFP
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: The Made in NY Media Center seeks to support its community by incubating our members and their companies. We will be showcasing its events, programming, members, membership options, in addition to our facilities during our presentation.

Presenters
JV

Joana Vicente

Executive Director, The Made in NY Media Center by IFP

Host Companies


  • Sort by Neighborhood Brooklyn
  • Company Description The Made in NY Media Center by IFP is where storytellers from multiple disciplines, industries and platforms create, collaborate, connect and to support its community of storytellers and technologists by incubating their companies and projects. The Media Center brings together innovators in film, video, gaming, technology and more through education, mentorship, entrepreneurship and content creation.

1:30pm

Aviary, Inc
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Why does your company exist, and what motivates your team to come to work every day? Come hear from Aviary's CEO, Tobias Peggs, how Aviary defined its reason for being, cultural values, strategic anchors, and short-term priorities, all in a one page framework. You'll get a peek at Aviary's new digs in the East Village, meet the team, and learn how to connect the dots between high-level vision and day-to-day execution in your own organization.

Presenters
TP

Tobias Peggs

CEO, Aviary, Inc

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Aviary, Inc 36 Cooper Square, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10003
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Aviary exists to give the world greater creative freedom – through the most comprehensive and imaginative set of photo editing tools available, distributed freely to developers and users alike.

1:30pm

TED
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Come learn more about TED Talks and our other initiatives as we take you inside and behind the scenes at our NY Headquarters.

Presenters
PO

Panel of staff

Various, TED

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
TED 250 Hudson, 10th Floor, New York, NY, 10013
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.

1:30pm

MPOWERD Inc.
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Come get an inside look at MPOWERD, a fast-growing and dynamic consumer goods company that is motivated by a double bottom line. MPOWERD is a Certified B Corp – part of a new generation of enterprise that believes in the power of business for social change. Led by CEO and Co-Founder Jacques-Philippe Piverger, the presentation will focus on how targeting both developed and developing markets offers the best solution for growth and market penetration in the micro-solar industry. Learn more about the MPOWERD story – including the inspiration behind the company – right inside their collaborative and energetic space in New York City.

Presenters
JP

Jacques-Philippe Piverger

CEO and Co-Founder, MPOWERD Inc.

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
MPOWERD Inc. 231 West 29th Street, Suite 1105, New York, NY, 10001
  • Sort by Neighborhood Midtown
  • Company Description MPOWERD focuses on creating cutting edge micro solar powered technologies that will help alleviate global reliance on fossil fuel based energy sources.

1:30pm

Magnet Media
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Stories bind. They bring people together and have been the primary source of human connection...well...forever. We will discuss the evolution of branded content in particular, and how these stories are connecting brands and consumers in increasingly effective ways in the digital age. And as storytelling forms shift, we take a look at the rising influence of data in content creation, using one of our own recent examples working with PBS Digital Studios -- during which we turned a YouTube channel audit into ongoing original programming production.

Presenters
MC

Megan Cunningham

Founder / CEO, Magnet Media

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Magnet Media 122 West 27th St., New York, NY, 10001
  • Sort by Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Company Description Magnet Media is the market leader in providing strategic and creative content solutions for brands. We specialize in telling brands’ stories by producing and syndicating compelling video and interactive content through social platforms to share their stories, reach and engage their target audiences, and ultimately drive actions that deliver business results. Our strategic and creative capabilities have kept us at the forefront of digital media for over 13 years, working with top worldwide brands to help them derive true business value from content solutions.

3:00pm

TripleLift
Limited Capacity full

The banner add is dying and with it the way the internet is monetized. Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Ari Lewine will demonstrate how TripleLift is carving out a new framework for online advertising that aligns with the internet’s ever increasing shift toward a consumer oriented, visual web. Outlining the delicate process of creating a new marketplace, Ari will discuss how to leverage the existing market to create your own, explaining when to spark change and when to conform to the status quo.

Presenters
AL

Ari Lewine

Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, TripleLift

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TripleLift 36 W. 20th St., 3FL, New York, NY, 10011
  • Sort by Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Company Description TripleLift aspires to change the face of advertising for the better. We are connecting brands with their audiences meaningfully through beautiful images, monetizing publishers content in a sustainable way, and creating advertising experiences that deliver value to consumers. This is all with the goal in mind of keeping the internet free.

3:00pm

SeatGeek
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Get a behind-the-scenes look at the company that's changing how sports fans and concert goers discover events and buy tickets. SeatGeek's NewCo presentation will be led by co-founder Russ D'Souza and include a tour of the company's brand-new offices at 235 Park Ave S. Russ will provide a roadmap of the ticketing landscape and SeatGeek's journey in the world of live events, and he'll share insights on the future of mobile ticketing and how mobile growth will transform the industry in the years to come.

Presenters
RD

Russ D'Souza

Co-founder, SeatGeek

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
SeatGeek 235 Park Avenue South, 12th Floor, New York, NY, 10003
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description SeatGeek’s Deal Score system analyzes thousands of ticket listings and rates the best bargains. The higher the Deal Score, the better the value. And there’s no need to worry about hidden costs. We ensure that all listed prices include shipping and seller fees—that means the price you see is the price you pay.

3:00pm

Animoto
Limited Capacity filling up

Session Description: Literally building our culture. Get the inside tour of Animoto's amazingly different office space and get the feel of what it would be like to be an Animoto employee.

Presenters
AW

Angela Wall

Head of People Services, Animoto

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Animoto 440 Lafayette St, Fl 2, New York, NY, 10003
  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Inspire people to share their lives through the magic of video.

3:00pm

Roadify Transit
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Roadify CEO Scott Kolber will lead a short presentation followed by a round table discussion about the future of urban mobility, open data, smart cities, multi-screen content distribution and how Roadify is making it easy for people to get around that world. Attendees will meet Scott in the offices of one of his investors and he will also speak about the funding landscape for a bootstrapped startup with a big vision. You will learn how Roadify Transit is making a global content play satisfying the critical chronic needs of hundreds of millions of transit riders by distributing open data to public and personal screens everywhere.

Presenters
SK

Scott Kolber

CEO, Roadify Transit

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Roadify Transit 31 W 27th St., 8th floor, New York, NY, 10001
  • Sort by Neighborhood Lower Manhattan
  • Company Description Roadify answers riders’ three most important questions on any type of screen from smartphones to Smart TVs: - when will my ride be here? - why is it late? -how do I get there?

3:00pm

ChallengePost
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Startup Catch-22: How do you raise money if you have no product? How do you build a product if you have no money? ChallengePost founder and CEO Brandon Kessler will take you through his journey from running a record label to founding a successful tech startup and share how you can help change the world through software. Hear more about the value of software competitions and in-person hackathons, and how showcasing your projects can serve as a launchpad to achieving your goals.

Presenters
BK

Brandon Kessler

CEO, ChallengePost

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
ChallengePost 425 West 13th Street. #504, New York, NY, 10014
  • Sort by Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Company Description ChallengePost's mission is to celebrate makers and the software they make. That mission is firmly rooted in the belief that technology can bring about important change and improve lives.

3:00pm

Evol8tion
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Madison Avenue meets Mountain View: There are a lot of myths and facts about startup/brand partnerships and best practices. We will showcase a series of brand/startup partnerships and what you can learn from them to be inspired!

Presenters
GW

Gina Waldhorn

Co-Founder, COO, Evol8tion

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Evol8tion 192 Lexington Ave, New York, NY, 10016
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Evol8tion is an innovation boutique that connects early stage startups with leading brands to partner via pilot programs, acceleration and/or investment.

3:00pm

Sprinklr
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Social is more than likes and tweets. It’s the voice of your customer and it touches every part of your business. Come see how. Join us in October for an exclusive Voice of the Customer Showcase. The live, in-person visit will show you how an enterprise takes Social beyond a simple Command Center to keep sales, marketing, customer care, operations, HR, CFO, CMO, CEO highly attuned to the Voice of the Customer, through Sprinklr’s Device Independent Display Infrastructure module. In the Voice of the Customer Showcase, you will: • see how early visionaries are implementing and benefitting from distributed social data • learn how your organization can make smarter business decisions, faster with device independent social data • receive an executive level briefing on bringing the voice of the customer to your enterprise Who should attend: Forward-thinking social practitioners and the executives who believe in their vision.

Presenters
CS

Coming Soon

Sprinklr

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sprinklr 29 west 35th street, New York, NY, 10001
  • Sort by Neighborhood Midtown
  • Company Description Sprinklr believes people never forget how you made them feel. We help brands manage their customers' social media experiences at every social touchpoint across teams, departments, divisions, and geographies. Our culture consists of passionately, genuinely caring, guiding us to help people and companies have good experiences together. Called "The most powerful technology in the market" by a leading analyst, Sprinklr accelerates the social maturity of a brand, from just 'doing social' to being social, at scale. Sprinklr's cloud software and strategic and analytic services enable the enterprise to innovate faster, grow revenue, manage risk and reduce operational costs. [Interim copy - we would like the right to review and potentially revise this for your final mktg collateral]

4:30pm

Kenshoo
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: Session guests will learn about the latest innovations at the intersection of Search and Social and dive into how Kenshoo helps brands connect with consumers across channels with award winning solutions such as their Intent-Driven Audiences – the 2014 winner of Facebook’s Innovation Competition for online sales.

Presenters
DC

Doug Chavez

Global Head of Marketing Research & Content, Kenshoo

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Kenshoo 80 Broad street, new york, ny, 10004
  • Sort by Neighborhood Lower Manhattan
  • Company Description Kenshoo is the global leader in predictive marketing software. Brands, agencies and developers use Kenshoo Search, Kenshoo Social, Kenshoo Local, Kenshoo SmartPath, and Kenshoo Halogen to direct more than $200 billion in annualized client sales revenue through the platform. Kenshoo is the only Facebook strategic Preferred Marketing Developer with native API solutions for ads across Facebook, FBX, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Yahoo Japan, Bing, Baidu and CityGrid. Kenshoo powers digital marketing campaigns in more than 190 countries for nearly half of the Fortune 50 and all 10 top global ad agency networks. Kenshoo clients include CareerBuilder, Expedia, Facebook, KAYAK, Havas Media, iREP, John Lewis, Resolution Media, Sears, Starcom MediaVest Group, Tesco, Travelocity, Walgreens, and Zappos. Kenshoo has 23 international locations and is backed by Sequoia Capital, Arts Alliance, Tenaya Capital, and Bain Capital Ventures. Please visit www.Kenshoo.com for more information.

4:30pm

OrderGroove
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description:

In 2011, less than 10% of Top 100 Internet Retailers had a subscription program. In 2012, it increased to 35%. By 2015, 35% of Global 2000 companies will generate incremental revenue via subscription commerce. 

Come to OrderGroove’s new downtown headquarters to learn more about our company, the history of subscriptions, and the different types of subscription commerce programs taking over e-commerce today. Leaders from the company will explain what makes a subscription commerce program successful in today’s retail environment, and highlight case studies from key retailers that are getting it right. The presentation will wrap up with an overview of the exciting & innovative products in OrderGroove’s pipeline for 2015. Stay afterwards for a beer with the OrderGroove team on their amazing wraparound outdoor terrace!


Presenters
GA

Greg Alvo, Katie Shea and Selena Hadzibabic

CEO/Founder, Director of Marketing and Director of Product, OrderGroove

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
OrderGroove 75 Broad Street, 23rd floor, New York, NY, 10004
  • Sort by Neighborhood Lower Manhattan
  • Company Description OrderGroove uses subscription technology, data and marketing expertise to simplify shoppers’ lives through convenience & savings. We power subscription commerce programs that allow shoppers to receive recurring deliveries of frequently-used products.

4:30pm

GrubHub Inc.
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Join GrubHub's Senior Director of Acquisition Marketing Steven Young as he gives the inside scoop on what makes GrubHub and Seamless the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering services. Steven will lead a tour of the New York office and facilitate a discussion with members of the marketing and technology teams, highlighting how the GrubHub team takes a creative, user-focused approach to connecting local restaurants with hungry diners across the country.

Presenters
SY

Steven Young

Senior Director, Acquisition Marketing, GrubHub Inc.

Host Companies


  • Sort by Neighborhood Midtown
  • Company Description GrubHub Inc. is the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering company. The company's online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order directly from thousands of takeout restaurants across the country and London. GrubHub Inc. has offices in Chicago, New York City and London. We are innovating and changing the way the people think about takeout.

4:30pm

Signpost
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: Signpost will share how we grew from 30 employees to over 200 in just a year's time, as well as insights into how cloud computing is aiding small business. Our CEO Stuart Wall will share his vision around empowering local small businesses, the lessons learned on fundraising, execution, customer acquisition and the importance of team culture.

Presenters
SW

Stuart Wall

CEO, Signpost

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Signpost 127 W 26TH ST FL 2, New York, NY, 10001
  • Sort by Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Company Description Signpost gives local small businesses the power to effortlessly build and manage customer relationships.

4:30pm

Knozen, Inc.
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: We're bringing personality to the internet. Come hear serial success & TheLadders Founder Marc Cenedella, CEO & Founder of Knozen, talk about how to get ahead in New York's internet scene over the past decade. How is New York uniquely different from Silicon Valley? Who thrives here? What does it take to get ahead? Who hits it big? Marc is the author of the nation's largest career advice newsletter (over 6.5mm weekly readers) and has founded, funded, and flourished with two startups in New York. It's the last slot on the last day, so beers provided!

Presenters
MC

Marc Cenedella

Founder, Knozen, Inc.

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Knozen, Inc. 137 Varick St, 3rd Floor, New York, NY, 10013
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description We’re building the replacement for Myers-Briggs test on the Internet by crowd-sourcing personality profiles and asking users about their friends in social, mobile games. Aggregating the ratings of your friends and peers allows us to show you what your friends (or colleagues) like most about you, and vice versa. By creating this personality profile of record on the Internet, individuals will have an accurate and measurable tool to utilize for self-improvement and quantifying their own personality, as well as for organizations who can use the results for marketing, HR, recruiting, and technology personalization.

4:30pm

Capital One Labs
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: We are hiring! The data scientists at Capital One’s innovation lab will be going over a few case studies on how we are creating products and capabilities for our more than 60 million customers. Come meet our team during happy hour to learn more!

Presenters
PK

Phil Kim

Vice President, Capital One Labs, Big Data Program, Capital One Labs

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Capital One Labs 149 Fifth Ave, Flr 6, New York, NY, 10010
  • Sort by Neighborhood Flatiron
  • Company Description Capital One Labs is reimagining how more than 60 million people spend, borrow, save, and invest. We are on a mission to bring humanity to banking, and changing banking for good.

4:30pm

Dress Code
Limited Capacity seats available

Session Description: Learn about the history of Dress Code and how we have evolved from a design company into a commercial production company. We will share work from our current categories of specialization — animations, commercials and documentaries — that we create for agencies and brands.

Presenters
DC

Dan Covert and Andre Andreev

Co-Creative Directors, Dress Code

Host Companies


Thursday October 2, 2014 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Dress Code 131 Essex Street #5, New York, NY, 10002
  • Sort by Neighborhood Soho
  • Company Description Originally trained as graphic designers, we bring a designers sensibility to animations and films we produce for agencies and brands.

4:30pm

Fjord, Design and Innovation from Accenture Interactive
Limited Capacity full

Session Description: Over the next couple of years sensors, connected smart devices, and real-time analytics will revolutionize digital services. This presentation will explore the design challenges and opportunities in this new era of these “living services."

Presenters
AG

Andy Goodman

President, US, Fjord, Design and Innovation from Accenture Interactive

Host Companies


  • Sort by Neighborhood Union Square
  • Company Description Fjord is a service design consultancy, acquired by Accenture Interactive in 2013. We create useful, effective, and desirable digital services that people love. We help the world’s leading businesses make complex systems simple and elegant with the power of design. Founded in 2001, Fjord employs a diverse group of over 250 design experts in nine global creative hubs including Berlin, Helsinki, Istanbul, London, Madrid, New York, Paris, San Francisco, and Stockholm. For more information visit www.fjordnet.com.
 


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