DUMBO Demo Day Hosted by Venmo, Sponsored by FreshDirect and Turnstone @ NYU-Poly Incubator
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
Digital DUMBO is partnering with NYU-Poly to host DUMBO Demo Day. The event will feature some of NYC's premier start-ups for 10 minute demos followed by 5 minutes of QA.
If you are a company interested in participating please contact NYU-Poly (firstname.lastname@example.org) before July 16th.
For press & general inquiries contact Digital DUMBO (email@example.com).
About Digital DUMBO
Digital DUMBO was founded in January of 2009 to raise awareness and foster business for the local technology community. We do this through collaborative efforts with local organizations, companies and individuals to showcase local talent, educate the community, and facilitate idea exchange. The goal of our efforts is to drive future talent to the area, sustain business and solidify the community as a viable economic player in the New York Metro area.
About NYU-Poly DUMBO Incubator
The NYU-Poly DUMBO incubator shortens the time from innovation to impact, and provides the guidance, expertise, and resources that start-ups need to grow into scalable ventures. With companies focused on digital and social media, gaming, and mobile tech, the incubator is an integral component of NYU-Poly’s i2e philosophy (invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship). Supported by the New York City Economic Development Corporation and Two Trees Management, the DUMBO incubator at 20 Jay St., (suite 312) exists to serve the DUMBO tech community and is currently accepting applications from entrepreneurs who want to be part of the movement.
FreshDirect At The Office delivers convenience and value to thousands of New York offices. Keep the corporate fridge and pantry stocked with a great selection of high-quality food and popular brands at everyday low prices.
Space matters. It can inspire people to do great things. To engage one-another. To think more deeply. To innovate and make a difference. That's what inspires us at Turnstone. Because great companies don't just happen. They're crafted. For unique culture and brand. For tech-enabled mobility. For collaboration and attracting and engaging great employees. Great spaces are part of great companies. Let us make your space matter.
Venmo is a P2P social payment app that let's users make and share payments with friends. Our iPhone, Android and Blackberry apps, as well as our web interface, provides users with the quickest and easiest way to pay friends back for dinner, drinks or laughs. At Venmo, we believe that by making the payment experience enjoyable, we can transform user's relationships with money and each other.
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