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Startup & Entrepreneur Happy Hour – NYC
February 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Entre is hosting a special event geared towards the growing community of entrepreneurs, artists, creators, and innovators. Join us as we build a community of startup enthusiasts in the NYC area. This event is taking place at the all-new Spaces co-working space at Chrysler Building, in the heart of NYC, Midtown Manhattan.
Our event brings people together to openly discuss and share ideas with like-minded individuals. We welcome entrepreneurs of all types, start-ups of all sizes, industries, and stages to join us in finding the inspiration, resources, and friends that will make them successful.
Whether our members are just beginning to build a company, or are years into their venture, We aim to refer to the best services available for helping them achieve their goals. We aim to work with sponsors and partners who share our vision in helping the start-up community grow and succeed.
For event sponsors, email Sponsor@JoinEntre.com
6:00 pm – 6:45 pm: Networking
6:45 pm – 7:15 pm: Founder interview + Q&A
7:15 pm – 8:30 pm: Networking
Complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks, and pizza will be served.
Must be 21 years of age or older to attend this event!
Event Location: Spaces – 175 Pearl Street, Floors 1 to 3, Brooklyn NY 11201
Thursday February 13, 2020 – Sameer Maskey, Founder & CEO of Fusemachines
Sameer Maskey is the founder and CEO of Fusemachines Inc., a company makes Artificial Intelligence accessible to everyone through education, software, and services. Dr. Maskey has more than 18 years of experience in artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning, and data science. After completing his PhD in Computer Science, he joined IBM Watson Research Center where he invented various statistical algorithms to improve speech-to-speech translation and question answering systems. Sameer currently serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University where he teaches courses including “Statistical Methods for Natural Language Processing” and “Programming for Entrepreneurs”. He has published more than 20 peer-reviewed articles and served as Session Chair, Program Committee member,and Review Committee member at ACL, HLT, ICASSP, NAACL and COLING. Sameer is an inventor of 15 United States patents and has authored over 20 publications. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University.
Thursday March 12, 2020 – Abraham Lichy, Founder of The Lichy Law Firm
Abe Lichy is a native New Yorker with a background as lawyer, entrepreneur and musician. After graduating from Cardozo Law School in 2010, Abe began a 6 year career in corporate litigation at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman where, among other matters, he represented global brands in various IP and commercial matters. After deciding to leave BigLaw to pursue a more entrepreneurial path, Abe started a fashion brand with his wife where he was the CEO for 3 years. Realizing he missed being a lawyer and that startups had a need for knowledgeable and experienced attorneys in the field, he decided to start his own firm, The Lichy Law Firm, where he’s an Owner. Lichy Law is an NYC-based law firm primarily focused on representing start-ups across multiple verticals, including tech, fashion, e-commerce, marketing, social media influencers and brand consultants. Over the past 2 years, Lichy Law has serviced over 1,000 clients and growing!
Are you or do you know of a founder that would be interested in telling their story in a fireside interview? If so email Info@JoinEntre.com with your name, company, city and short bio about yourself.