New York 2014

Hot Topics Events New York

Friday 9th May 2014

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9th May

8am - 12pm

Hot Topic #1: International Expansion

When should you go international & how do you increase the chances of success? What are the key challenges and opportunities?


Hot Topic #2: The NYC tech ecosystem

Can NYC become as powerful a factory for Billion Dollar start-ups like Silicon Valley? What key ingredients are present in the ecosystem today, and what if anything is missing? What are NYC's natural strengths for start-ups, including ecommerce, finance, and fashion? In the advertising capital, can adtech produce the next wave of big companies in NYC?

 

Speakers

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Debates and panellists


The Hot Topics Events team is pleased to
announce the following speakers:

 

Speakers:

 

Hot Topic #1: International Expansion

Heidi Messer - Co-founder & Chairman, Collective[i]
Cindy Gallop - Founder & CEO, IfWeRanTheWorld.com
David Liu - COO, Knewton
Are Traasdahl - Founder & CEO, Tapad
Rytis Vitkauskas - CEO, YPlan
Liz Wald - ‎Head of International, Indiegogo

 

Hot Topic #2: The NYC tech ecosystem

Bob Goodman - General Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
Dennis Crowley - Founder & CEO, Foursquare
Kevin Ryan - Founder & Chairman, Gilt
Jessica Lawrence - Executive Director, NY Tech Meetup
Alfred Lin - Partner, Sequoia Capital
Nick Beim - Partner, Venrock

 

Facilitator: Jeff Glueck - Entrepreneur in residence, Matrix Partners

 

Hot Topics events are invitation-only and non-transferable

 

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