NY Beta :: Media & Entertainment Edition
Thursday, February 16, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
New York's Premier Startup Mixer
NY Beta is a quarterly get-together for founders, hackers, students, investors, designers, visionaries, media professionals, and more.
Join more than 300 people for a stimulating evening of conversation, cocktails, and interactive demos, focused around New York’s early-stage startup and technology community.
Our next is scheduled for February 16. The event will take place at Greenspaces, 394 Broadway 5th Floor.
NY Beta Sponsors
SendGrid's cloud-based email infrastructure relieves businesses of the cost and complexity of maintaining custom email systems. SendGrid provides reliable delivery, scalability and real-time analytics along with flexible API's that make custom integration a breeze.
SoftLayer is the innovation leader in on-demand web hosting and data center services. As the largest hosting company in the world, SoftLayer lets customers create Cloud, Dedicated, or seamlessly integrated computing environments, leveraging world-class data centers in Dallas, Houston, San Jose, Seattle, and Washington D.C., and network Points of Presence nationwide.
At Yoxi, they search for amazing people who work hard to change the world, and they connect them to new opportunities by telling their stories in the most creative, compelling ways. They call these people Social Innovation Rockstars (SIRs) because they are original thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and fearless leaders who care about creating lasting social value.
NY Beta Demos
We're inviting up to a dozen startups making inroads at the intersection of technology, media, and entertainment. Startups: learn more and apply to demo.
|Cheek'd is a savvy online social circuit which draws on the age-old custom of networking with business cards. The company designs personal cards with clever catch phrases and unique ID numbers which direct card receivers to an online profile to learn more about the card giver. It's like online dating, only backwards.|
|iMediaShare (www.iMediaShare.tv) offers entertainment the easy way, allowing viewers to choose what to watch and when to watch it. With thousands of On Demand options ranging from breaking news to popular shows, available instantly to viewers on any connected TV, iMediaShare is a unique addition to the modern connected home. The ability to stream media from multiple online sources and aggregate content from home media servers allows iMediaShare to transform the mobile handset into a portable set-top-box that combines simplified content discovery, seamless media streaming and intuitive media remote control.|
|InstEvent is an OpenTable-like platform for event venues. They provide an event management SaaS solution to venues to manage all of their events and a front-end marketplace for event organizers to quickly find and book venues.|
|KeywordSmart is a web-based image keywording tool for serious photographers and digital asset managers. Their checklist makes it quick and painless to comprehensively and consistently keyword every one of your images.|
|Lua is a digital tool for entertainment production (Film, TV, Commercial, Live Events) that helps teams collaborate and communicate while working on set. We provide an interactive crew directory, messaging tailored to the industry, and easy distribution of call sheets and schedules.|
|Songza has playlists for everything, and they make it outrageously easy to find the right one, at the right time. Songza is 100% free, with no audio advertisements & no monthly listening limit. This month, Songza was a featured launch partner for Facebook's new social music initiative.|
|Spotify is more than just an app, it's becoming a platform for music.|
|Whosevent.com is the fastest way to create your own personal or business photo galleries with a unique url. @whosevent|