Creative Tech Events in NYC | June 27th — July 14th, 2016

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Dear Friend,

It’s a pleasure to share with you the last article in my customization/on-demand production series — my piece for Open Source Fashion on analytics and technology of fashion manufacturing. Here are links to Pt.1 and Pt.2.

Here are the freshest articles from our favorite industries I thought you’d enjoy reading:
— The Most Creative People in Business 2016 — Fast Company
— Think Tank: Retail’s Rebirth? — WWD
— Shopping apps slim down, running risk of inhibiting experience — The Drum
— How Fashion Brands Are Starting To Design Like Tech Companies — Fast Company
— Pinterest chief Ben Silbermann: ‘we’re not a social network’ — The Guardian
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And here are the most exciting Creative Tech events that take place in NYC during the next few weeks:

Monday, June 27th

6:30pm — 9:00pm

Social Influencers Panel
General Assembly presents a panel discussion with some of New York City’s most influential movers and shakers. We’ve rounded up an exciting team of experienced bloggers who will engage in a candid discussion on the world of social influence.
Cost: Free
Location: GA New York City (East) 902 Broadway, 4th Floor
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Tuesday, June 28th

6:00pm

The Art of AI — Where Machine Learning & Storytelling Collide we’ll be exploring “The Art of AI.” The evening will examine the opportunities and challenges presented when machine learning and storytelling collide. This is a unique conversation with leading experts working in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Together we’ll explore the impact of AI on narrative and the role that it can play in building rich immersive storytelling experiences.

Cost: Free

Location: Film Society at Lincoln Center, 144 W 65th St

6:30pm — 8:30pm

Storytelling for Product Managers
With Vivek Bedi (Head of Product, LearnVest and Founder, Myswapp).
Join our chat as we talk about the importance of telling stories around your products. Being able to tell a nice, crisp narrative around your products is key when working with various teams, clients, and stakeholders. We’ll explore the art of story telling, why it’s important, and also tips and tricks on how to master it!
Cost: $10
Location:

Grind 1412 Broadway 22nd fl

6:30pm — 9:00pm

ARNY Augmented Reality Meetup Sketchfab is the leading platform to publish and find 3D and VR content, anywhere online. They are building for 3D content like what YouTube did for video: they provide the best 3D player and are the fastest growing 3D and VR repository. Sketchfab integrates with all major 3D creation tools and publishing platforms, and is the 3D publishing partner of Adobe Photoshop, Facebook, Microsoft HoloLens and Intel RealSense.

Cost: Free

Location: Build Grand Central 335 Madison Ave, 16th Floor
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Wednesday, June 29h

​6:00pm — 8:00pm
Live in Studio w/ Rebecca and Uri Minkoff Join the Open Source Fashion team for a live recording of the Fashion Is Your Business podcast, the world’s leading fashion + technology podcast. Our featured guests are Rebecca & Uri Minkoff!

Cost: $20

Location: qLabs — 16 West 22nd Street 6th Floor

6:30pm — 9:00pm

How To Generate Consistent Leads and Sales For Small Business
If you are a start up or a small business, getting the attention of your ideal client and have them listen to you and your message are more difficult than ever before. Out of all of this noise, how do you decide what will help you get consistent leads (potential customers who are interested in your product or service) which turns into paying clients?
Cost: $10
Location: New York Life 420 Lexington Ave
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Thursday, June 30th

6:30pm — 9:00pm

Video Meetup Presentations by BIGVU, MediaCombo, CameraTag & Amper. BIGVU is a pocket-sized TV Studio with a teleprompter. FRESCO NEWSisa next generation news company, connecting every person using the app with the powerful news organizations of the world. MediaCombo is a team of storytellers who use design and technology to engage and inspire audiences.

Cost: $10

Location: HBO HQ, 1100 Ave of the Americas

6:30pm — 9:00pm

Startup Grind Hosts Oisin Hanrahan (Handy)
Oisin is CEO and co-founder of Handy, the on-demand home improvement and cleaning service. Founded in 2012, Handy spun out of Harvard’s Innovation Lab and in three years has grown from 3 markets to 28 cities worldwide.
Cost: $20
Location: RISE 43 W 23rd Street, Floor 2

6:30pm — 8:30pm

Shareflo’S Private Beta Launch Party​ The panel (moderated by Jesse Podell) will discuss the early lessons that founders have learned when it comes to growth, and highlight the signals that investors monitor for potential investment.

Cost: Free

Location: GA New York City (East) 902 Broadway, 4th Floor
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Thursday, July 7th

6:30pm — 8:30pm

Which Startup Role Is Right For Me? So you want to get a job at a startup? But which role is right for you? It’s one thing to want to work for a startup, but understanding the various positions available and what they mean will make hiring a better process on both sides.

Cost: Free

Location: GA New York City (East) 902 Broadway, 4th Floor

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Tuesday, July 12th

5:30pm — 9:00pm

Design Driven NYC #19 (A FirstMark Event) This month, we are excited to host a very special edition of Design Driven NYC at the United Nations. • Verena Haller, SVP of Design at Related / Equinox Hotels • Amber Cartwright, Design Manager at Airbnb • Braden Kowitz, Design Manager at Google Ventures

Cost: Free

Location: United Nations Conference Building — Visitor’s Entrance 46th Street and 1st Avenue

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Thursday, July 14th

6:00pm — 8:00pm

When Lightning Strikes: Conversations With Industry Powerhouses Interested in examining how the digital landscape is shifting and inspiring collaboration within the C-Suite? Then register for the next ARA New York event hosted at GA HQ, where we’ll be talking to powerful thought leaders about their journey to digital success through teamwork and partnership.

Cost: $20

Location: GA New York City (East) 902 Broadway, 4th Floor

Please reach out to me if you have any suggestions/questions about this newsletter and in general about the fashion-creative-tech space! Always happy to chat about this passion of ours and listen to your ideas. If you like this newsletter — feel free to recommend it to friends or people who might be interested.

Have productive and fun weeks ahead!

Be Inspired,
Nataliya

Originally published at tinyletter.com.

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