Events

Past Events

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September 5, 2019

Protoshop Launch

Join us in launching the Protoshop, a a cutting-edge prototyping space that’s free for veteran entrepreneurs (and all, for a limited time). Head to the all-day launch on September 5 to see the tools available for use (and how to use them), go on a tour of the space, and find out about what’s in the works at the ProtoShop. This event is free and open to the public.

Protoshop Launch

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September 5, 2019

Protoshop Launch

Join us in launching the Protoshop, a a cutting-edge prototyping space that’s free for veteran entrepreneurs (and all, for a limited time). Head to the all-day launch on September 5 to see the tools available for use (and how to use them), go on a tour of the space, and find out about what’s in the works at the ProtoShop. This event is free and open to the public.

Protoshop Launch

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August 6, 2019

Focus | AI: Breaking Bias

In the latest edition of Focus Al, the NYU Tandon Future Labs partner with Capgemini's Applied Innovation Exchange to explore the stages of understanding and preventing data bias — framing the problem, collecting the data, and preparing the data. Hear from Julia Stoyanovich, NYU Tandon professor and cofounder of Data, Responsibly, on what companies can do — and discard — to improve data acquisition, analysis, and implementation.

Focus | AI: Breaking Bias

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August 6, 2019

Focus | AI: Breaking Bias

In the latest edition of Focus Al, the NYU Tandon Future Labs partner with Capgemini's Applied Innovation Exchange to explore the stages of understanding and preventing data bias — framing the problem, collecting the data, and preparing the data. Hear from Julia Stoyanovich, NYU Tandon professor and cofounder of Data, Responsibly, on what companies can do — and discard — to improve data acquisition, analysis, and implementation.

Focus | AI: Breaking Bias

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June 27, 2019

Veterans Future Lab Summit 2019

Join us at the inaugural annual Veterans Future Lab Summit, the culmination of our year-long Apex incubator for early-stage business led by veterans — and an event dedicated to veteran entrepreneurship in New York City and beyond. See how veteran founders are running game-changing startups, and how investors of all types fund veteran-led companies. Learn more about the innovations emerging from our first incubator program, and meet the extraordinary founders. And mingle with the thriving community that’s powering veteran entrepreneurship in New York. RSVP by June 24.

Veterans Future Lab Summit 2019

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June 27, 2019

Veterans Future Lab Summit 2019

Join us at the inaugural annual Veterans Future Lab Summit, the culmination of our year-long Apex incubator for early-stage business led by veterans — and an event dedicated to veteran entrepreneurship in New York City and beyond. See how veteran founders are running game-changing startups, and how investors of all types fund veteran-led companies. Learn more about the innovations emerging from our first incubator program, and meet the extraordinary founders. And mingle with the thriving community that’s powering veteran entrepreneurship in New York. RSVP by June 24.

Veterans Future Lab Summit 2019

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June 18, 2019

The Great AI Debates Series: Are the robots coming for our jobs?

What will AI impact? Everything. The Great AI Debate Series, created by the NYU Tandon Future Labs and Applied Brilliance, brings together experts in diverse fields to discuss, first: As organizations move to more efficient robots, what will be the impact to the economy, society, and you? Join cultural anthropologist Madeleine Clare Elish (Data & Society Research Institute), economic development leader Karen Bhatia (Creative & Applied Tech, NYC EDC), business executive Andrea Bonime Blanc (GEC Risk Advisory), applied AI expert Steven Kuyan (NYU Tandon Future Labs), sociologist/economist Mona Sloane (NYU Institute for Public Knowledge), and psychologist/data scientist JT Kostman to find out.

The Great AI Debates Series: Are the robots coming for our jobs?

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June 18, 2019

The Great AI Debates Series: Are the robots coming for our jobs?

What will AI impact? Everything. The Great AI Debate Series, created by the NYU Tandon Future Labs and Applied Brilliance, brings together experts in diverse fields to discuss, first: As organizations move to more efficient robots, what will be the impact to the economy, society, and you? Join cultural anthropologist Madeleine Clare Elish (Data & Society Research Institute), economic development leader Karen Bhatia (Creative & Applied Tech, NYC EDC), business executive Andrea Bonime Blanc (GEC Risk Advisory), applied AI expert Steven Kuyan (NYU Tandon Future Labs), sociologist/economist Mona Sloane (NYU Institute for Public Knowledge), and psychologist/data scientist JT Kostman to find out.

The Great AI Debates Series: Are the robots coming for our jobs?

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May 28, 2019

VFL Last Lecture: Krista Edmunds

Join the Veterans Future Lab for this month’s VFL Last Lecture, with Krista Edmunds of Barclays offering insights on courage, resilience, and risk. Krista has been with Barclays for 8 years, working in eDistribution and Market Structure in the EMEA countries as well as the US. She is now part of the Group Innovation Office, providing innovation coverage for Markets and Banking in the US. Krista is passionate about gender diversity in leadership, and has run an educational program for the past 4 years to empower women with the knowledge, skills, and connections to participate on boards. Join us on Tuesday, May 28 for dinner, networking, and inspiration. This is a free event.

VFL Last Lecture: Krista Edmunds

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May 28, 2019

VFL Last Lecture: Krista Edmunds

Join the Veterans Future Lab for this month’s VFL Last Lecture, with Krista Edmunds of Barclays offering insights on courage, resilience, and risk. Krista has been with Barclays for 8 years, working in eDistribution and Market Structure in the EMEA countries as well as the US. She is now part of the Group Innovation Office, providing innovation coverage for Markets and Banking in the US. Krista is passionate about gender diversity in leadership, and has run an educational program for the past 4 years to empower women with the knowledge, skills, and connections to participate on boards. Join us on Tuesday, May 28 for dinner, networking, and inspiration. This is a free event.

VFL Last Lecture: Krista Edmunds

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April 11, 2019

ProtoShop Open House: Softgoods Products

From pattern-making to a high-fidelity prototype, get a close-up look at the process that every backpack, purse and wallet — every fabric product, in fact — goes through. Throughout the demo, there will be discussion on value-engineering, methods and tools for scaling production, and considerations when selecting material for your product.

ProtoShop Open House: Softgoods Products

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April 11, 2019

ProtoShop Open House: Softgoods Products

From pattern-making to a high-fidelity prototype, get a close-up look at the process that every backpack, purse and wallet — every fabric product, in fact — goes through. Throughout the demo, there will be discussion on value-engineering, methods and tools for scaling production, and considerations when selecting material for your product.

ProtoShop Open House: Softgoods Products

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April 18, 2019

Focus | AI: Creating a Customer-Centric Enterprise Experience

The most recognized brands are tech giants, those using data to create highly customized experiences — the way customers are now acquired, retained, delighted, and evangelized has been transformed. In the latest in our popular Focus series, we partner with Capgemini AIE, bringing together experts from Work-Bench, NYU Stern School of Business, omniX Labs, and more to explore customer-centric strategies that tech behemoths have defined and dominated. Along the way, unearth how enterprises and startups across industries can wield AI and cutting-edge tech to create their own brand of addictive customer experience.

Focus | AI: Creating a Customer-Centric Enterprise Experience

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April 18, 2019

Focus | AI: Creating a Customer-Centric Enterprise Experience

The most recognized brands are tech giants, those using data to create highly customized experiences — the way customers are now acquired, retained, delighted, and evangelized has been transformed. In the latest in our popular Focus series, we partner with Capgemini AIE, bringing together experts from Work-Bench, NYU Stern School of Business, omniX Labs, and more to explore customer-centric strategies that tech behemoths have defined and dominated. Along the way, unearth how enterprises and startups across industries can wield AI and cutting-edge tech to create their own brand of addictive customer experience.

Focus | AI: Creating a Customer-Centric Enterprise Experience

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April 22, 2019

Urban Future Summit

The first annual Urban Future Summit convenes on Earth Day 2019 to bring you a day of all things cleantech. The morning plays host to an exciting keynote from Alicia Barton, CEO & President of NYSERDA, as well as a series of panels about the future of sustainability in NYC. The afternoon will feature the city's leading cleantech startups in a battle to win a total of $100,000 in cash prizes.

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April 22, 2019

Urban Future Summit

The first annual Urban Future Summit convenes on Earth Day 2019 to bring you a day of all things cleantech. The morning plays host to an exciting keynote from Alicia Barton, CEO & President of NYSERDA, as well as a series of panels about the future of sustainability in NYC. The afternoon will feature the city's leading cleantech startups in a battle to win a total of $100,000 in cash prizes.

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April 24, 2019

Live Term Sheet Negotiation

Conversations around term sheets have always been behind closed doors and shrouded in secrecy. No more. Join the NYU Future Labs, Orrick Total Access and Two Sigma Ventures as as investor, founder and lawyer conduct a live debate-style mock negotiation over a term sheet. Find out the weight each term carries for each side of the table, and why. See what to hold on to until when. Come away understanding how to conduct a successful negotiation despite competing interests. An immensely useful resource for entrepreneurs and investors alike, this free event fills up quickly.

Live Term Sheet Negotiation

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April 24, 2019

Live Term Sheet Negotiation

Conversations around term sheets have always been behind closed doors and shrouded in secrecy. No more. Join the NYU Future Labs, Orrick Total Access and Two Sigma Ventures as as investor, founder and lawyer conduct a live debate-style mock negotiation over a term sheet. Find out the weight each term carries for each side of the table, and why. See what to hold on to until when. Come away understanding how to conduct a successful negotiation despite competing interests. An immensely useful resource for entrepreneurs and investors alike, this free event fills up quickly.

Live Term Sheet Negotiation

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April 24, 2019

PowerBridgeNY Awards Night

Please join us on April 24 to see top researchers compete for grants of $150,000 per team to advance their cleantech innovations. The total value of the awards could surpass $1M depending on how many teams are selected! RSVP to get a firsthand look at cutting-edge cleantech innovation in New York.

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April 24, 2019

PowerBridgeNY Awards Night

Please join us on April 24 to see top researchers compete for grants of $150,000 per team to advance their cleantech innovations. The total value of the awards could surpass $1M depending on how many teams are selected! RSVP to get a firsthand look at cutting-edge cleantech innovation in New York.

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April 30, 2019

VFL Last Lecture: Katherine Kostreva

What would an industry leader say at their hypothetical last lecture? In a monthly event, the Veterans Future Lab gives you the opportunity to find out. Learn from the inimitable Katherine Kostreva, Northeast Region Executive Director for Bunker Labs and Principal of On Point, PR consultant to veteran service organizations. A veteran advocate and entrepreneur, Katherine lobbied to reform the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP) with her partner, a former Marine, and has appeared in publications such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Post. Join the Veterans Future Lab for profound learnings, dinner, and networking.

VFL Last Lecture: Katherine Kostreva

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April 30, 2019

VFL Last Lecture: Katherine Kostreva

What would an industry leader say at their hypothetical last lecture? In a monthly event, the Veterans Future Lab gives you the opportunity to find out. Learn from the inimitable Katherine Kostreva, Northeast Region Executive Director for Bunker Labs and Principal of On Point, PR consultant to veteran service organizations. A veteran advocate and entrepreneur, Katherine lobbied to reform the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP) with her partner, a former Marine, and has appeared in publications such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Post. Join the Veterans Future Lab for profound learnings, dinner, and networking.

VFL Last Lecture: Katherine Kostreva

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March 27, 2019

VET Winter 2019 Graduation

Join the Veterans Future Lab as we celebrate the graduation of the sixth cohort of the Veterans Entrepreneurship Training (VET) program. Network with industry influencers and learn more about the program while supporting military veterans as they present their innovations! Refreshments will be provided.

VET Winter 2019 Graduation

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March 27, 2019

VET Winter 2019 Graduation

Join the Veterans Future Lab as we celebrate the graduation of the sixth cohort of the Veterans Entrepreneurship Training (VET) program. Network with industry influencers and learn more about the program while supporting military veterans as they present their innovations! Refreshments will be provided.

VET Winter 2019 Graduation

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March 4, 2019

Focus | Blockchain

While it may look like we’re in blockchain lull after the crypto boom of early 2018, there are those who argue that we're now in the very earliest stages of blockchain development, its use cases, and capabilities of the technology — that we're seeing the birth of the real blockchain. The Future Labs bring together a panel of experts from IBM Blockchain Garage, ConsenSys Labs, Kadena, and more to map out the next of blockchain, its practical applications, and untapped opportunities, all in an evening of discussion and ideas that makes NYC a hub for blockchain innovation.

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March 4, 2019

Focus | Blockchain

While it may look like we’re in blockchain lull after the crypto boom of early 2018, there are those who argue that we're now in the very earliest stages of blockchain development, its use cases, and capabilities of the technology — that we're seeing the birth of the real blockchain. The Future Labs bring together a panel of experts from IBM Blockchain Garage, ConsenSys Labs, Kadena, and more to map out the next of blockchain, its practical applications, and untapped opportunities, all in an evening of discussion and ideas that makes NYC a hub for blockchain innovation.

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December 5, 2018

The AI Summit

We’ve partnered with The AI Summit, New York, the world’s largest AI event for business, to bring you the latest in AI research and innovation. The Future Labs stream features industry influencers and trailblazers — the sharpest minds in AI research, including: Pryon co-founder Igor Jablokov, whose earlier startup was Amazon’s first AI-related acquisition, leading to speech-powered products such as Alexa; Jelena Kovačević, Dean of NYU Tandon School of Engineering; Stephen Gorevan, chairman and co-founder of Honeybee Robotics; Vikram Kapila, professor at the Mechatronics Lab at NYU Tandon School of Engineering; and many, many more.

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December 5, 2018

The AI Summit

We’ve partnered with The AI Summit, New York, the world’s largest AI event for business, to bring you the latest in AI research and innovation. The Future Labs stream features industry influencers and trailblazers — the sharpest minds in AI research, including: Pryon co-founder Igor Jablokov, whose earlier startup was Amazon’s first AI-related acquisition, leading to speech-powered products such as Alexa; Jelena Kovačević, Dean of NYU Tandon School of Engineering; Stephen Gorevan, chairman and co-founder of Honeybee Robotics; Vikram Kapila, professor at the Mechatronics Lab at NYU Tandon School of Engineering; and many, many more.

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October 15, 2018

Focus | AI: Finance

Future Labs teams up with Capital One Growth Ventures to bring together builders and thought leaders to discuss how startups can work seamlessly with institutions, technology’s role in financial risk assessment, how finance can scale, and more. Registration is free.

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October 15, 2018

Focus | AI: Finance

Future Labs teams up with Capital One Growth Ventures to bring together builders and thought leaders to discuss how startups can work seamlessly with institutions, technology’s role in financial risk assessment, how finance can scale, and more. Registration is free.

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April 18, 2018

Focus | MR: The Effect of Mixed Reality on New Media in New York

Our first Focus | MR of the year brings together heavy hitters from the New York Times, M ss ng P eces, Accenture, and NYU to discuss the ways augmented reality and virtual reality are affecting new media.

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April 18, 2018

Focus | MR: The Effect of Mixed Reality on New Media in New York

Our first Focus | MR of the year brings together heavy hitters from the New York Times, M ss ng P eces, Accenture, and NYU to discuss the ways augmented reality and virtual reality are affecting new media.

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March 14, 2018

NY Edge Compute #1: What Can I Do with Edge Compute?

New York City's first Meetup for edge computing features Manuel Zapata, director of 5G Technology Solutions at Verizon, and Zac Smith, CEO of Packet. Both will provide an overview of the technology, cover use cases, and discuss when certain technologies will be introduced.

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March 14, 2018

NY Edge Compute #1: What Can I Do with Edge Compute?

New York City's first Meetup for edge computing features Manuel Zapata, director of 5G Technology Solutions at Verizon, and Zac Smith, CEO of Packet. Both will provide an overview of the technology, cover use cases, and discuss when certain technologies will be introduced.

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September 26, 2018

Live Term Sheet Negotiation: Closing an Investment Round

Join Future Labs, Orrick Total Access, Two Sigma Ventures, and Stringr for a mock debate-style negotiation between investor and startup. Find out which terms are most important to each party, learn how to reach common ground, and see the stakes behind every clause. Registration is free.

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September 26, 2018

Live Term Sheet Negotiation: Closing an Investment Round

Join Future Labs, Orrick Total Access, Two Sigma Ventures, and Stringr for a mock debate-style negotiation between investor and startup. Find out which terms are most important to each party, learn how to reach common ground, and see the stakes behind every clause. Registration is free.

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August 8, 2018

VET Summer 2018 Graduation

Join our Veterans Future Lab as we celebrate the graduation of the fifth cohort of our Veterans Entrepreneurship Training program. Network with industry influencers and learn more about the program while supporting military veterans as they present their innovations! Refreshments will be provided.

VET Summer 2018 Graduation

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August 8, 2018

VET Summer 2018 Graduation

Join our Veterans Future Lab as we celebrate the graduation of the fifth cohort of our Veterans Entrepreneurship Training program. Network with industry influencers and learn more about the program while supporting military veterans as they present their innovations! Refreshments will be provided.

VET Summer 2018 Graduation

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June 4, 2018

Focus | AI: Cybersecurity

Join the Future Labs as leading cybersecurity practitioners and researchers discuss how both enterprise and startup companies can compete in the space and equip themselves with necessary security applications for an ever-changing technological world.

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June 4, 2018

Focus | AI: Cybersecurity

Join the Future Labs as leading cybersecurity practitioners and researchers discuss how both enterprise and startup companies can compete in the space and equip themselves with necessary security applications for an ever-changing technological world.

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June 8, 2018

Flash Pitch + Northside

Join the Future Labs as we partner with Northside Festival for a special afternoon competition between 6 of New York City's leading startup companies. Investors from Greycroft and Rubicon Venture Capital, along with blockchain influencers from ConsenSys, will judge the event, ensuring competing startups are seen by the city's best and brightest.

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June 8, 2018

Flash Pitch + Northside

Join the Future Labs as we partner with Northside Festival for a special afternoon competition between 6 of New York City's leading startup companies. Investors from Greycroft and Rubicon Venture Capital, along with blockchain influencers from ConsenSys, will judge the event, ensuring competing startups are seen by the city's best and brightest.

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March 1, 2018

Focus | AI: Healthcare Summit

With applications across imaging and diagnostics, virtual assistants, remote monitoring, in-hospital care, chronic disease management, to diagnoses, precision medicine and many more — the AI healthcare space has seen a record rate of new companies entering the space every quarter. In their recent reports, CB Insights, a Future Labs graduate, highlighted healthcare as a leading category for AI investments with over 270 deal in the category since 2012 . . .

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March 1, 2018

Focus | AI: Healthcare Summit

With applications across imaging and diagnostics, virtual assistants, remote monitoring, in-hospital care, chronic disease management, to diagnoses, precision medicine and many more — the AI healthcare space has seen a record rate of new companies entering the space every quarter. In their recent reports, CB Insights, a Future Labs graduate, highlighted healthcare as a leading category for AI investments with over 270 deal in the category since 2012 . . .

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March 29, 2018

Flash Pitch

This pitch series puts six companies in front of three top-tier investors for a two-minute pitch. They'll ask the hard questions and provide actionable feedback for founders to execute.

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March 29, 2018

Flash Pitch

This pitch series puts six companies in front of three top-tier investors for a two-minute pitch. They'll ask the hard questions and provide actionable feedback for founders to execute.

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March 29, 2018

Dispelling the Top 10 Myths of Cybersecurity

In this free lecture, Dmitri Alperovitch, CTO and cofounder of CrowdStrike, tears down the biggest myths about cybersecurity before joining panelists from Credit Suisse, AIG, NYC Cyber Command, NYU Tandon, and more.

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March 29, 2018

Dispelling the Top 10 Myths of Cybersecurity

In this free lecture, Dmitri Alperovitch, CTO and cofounder of CrowdStrike, tears down the biggest myths about cybersecurity before joining panelists from Credit Suisse, AIG, NYC Cyber Command, NYU Tandon, and more.

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April 2, 2018

Mentorship: Building Out Your Personal Brand

The leaders of Crisis Text Line, Landit, International Day of Purpose, Build NYC, and Alpha Vertex discuss how they identified and cultivated mentors who have helped guide them throughout their careers.

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April 2, 2018

Mentorship: Building Out Your Personal Brand

The leaders of Crisis Text Line, Landit, International Day of Purpose, Build NYC, and Alpha Vertex discuss how they identified and cultivated mentors who have helped guide them throughout their careers.

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April 4, 2018

Lift & Shift Meet-and-Greet

Together with The Mission Continues and our Veterans Future Lab, nonprofit Lift & Shift hosts a gathering for military veterans who'd like to learn more about local organizations geared toward their needs.

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April 4, 2018

Lift & Shift Meet-and-Greet

Together with The Mission Continues and our Veterans Future Lab, nonprofit Lift & Shift hosts a gathering for military veterans who'd like to learn more about local organizations geared toward their needs.

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April 7, 2018

NYU Veterans Ball

Open to all, this annual event celebrates the men and women who have served in our armed forces. Get your tickets now to ignite, reconnect, and maintain your relationships with our military service members, veterans, and their families and friends!

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April 7, 2018

NYU Veterans Ball

Open to all, this annual event celebrates the men and women who have served in our armed forces. Get your tickets now to ignite, reconnect, and maintain your relationships with our military service members, veterans, and their families and friends!