If you are a New York based tech professional and you are interested in attending this event, please send your name and LinkedIn URL to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for an invite.
Start your new year (and new decade!) off right at PowerToFly's happy hour featuring networking and lightning tech talks with women leaders at innovative companies. Get your inspiration on this January 29th!
Enjoy some complimentary refreshments and light bites as you network with your peers and hear from women tech leaders about their latest projects and career journeys. Although this programming is geared toward women's experiences, we welcome all genders at our events. Be sure to RSVP today - space is limited!
This intimate gathering will take place on Wednesday, January 29th from 6 pm to 8:30 pm at Rise New York, created by Barclays, located at 43 W 23rd Street, New York.
Featured companies will include:
Greenhouse Software was founded with the mission to help companies become great at hiring. Greenhouse partners with their customers to provide them with expertise and best practices, as well as the tools and technology they need. Greenhouse is proud to say that in 2018, they were ranked #2 by Crain's New York Best Places to Work, #10 Best Company Culture to work for by Comparably, #37 Best Place to Work by Glassdoor and are recognized on Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces list. Their impressive and varied roster of customers includes Cisco Meraki, Squarespace, Venmo, Pinterest, Warby Parker, Airbnb, Buzzfeed and many more.
OUTFRONT Media Inc. is one of the largest out-of-home media companies in North America. Did you know they are responsible for all of the electronic screens in the New York subway system? From Sunset Boulevard to Times Square, their diverse portfolio includes more than 400,000 digital and static displays, which are primarily located in the most iconic and high-traffic locations throughout the 25 largest markets in the U.S. OUTFRONT Media may be a billion-dollar company but they have the feel of a small business.
Agenda (Subject to Change):
- 6:00 pm - Check-In & Networking over Light Bites & Refreshments
- 6:30 pm - Event Kickoff from PowerToFly
- 6:35 pm - Tech Talks + Audience Q&A with women tech leaders
- 7:30 pm - Networking continues over Light Bites & Refreshments
- 8:30 pm - Event concludes
Here's what one attendee had to say about our November happy hour: "I had a great time at the event and I left feeling hopeful and excited that there are such awesome companies and products out there."
The night will include complimentary refreshments, hors d'oeuvres, and fun swag. While our featured companies are hiring, you don't need to be looking for new opportunities in order to attend.
About PowerToFly events: All attendees who RSVP are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age. If you require assistance to fully participate in this event, please email email@example.com, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.
Unfortunately, PowerToFly and its Partners cannot admit outside recruiters to this particular event. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about this policy.
For us here at PowerToFly, 2019 is in full swing! We already have a slew of live and web events lined up for January not to mention our VIP Program (where VIPs can enjoy weekly virtual lunch & learns with women leaders) and new offerings such as career coaching.
But before we jump too much into the new year, I wanted to take a quick look back at our final event of 2018, an evening of "cocktails and conversations" featuring some of New York's fastest-growing startups.
Hosted at Rise New York on Monday, December 17th, the evening included presentations by women leaders at Better Mortgage, a company using technology to change the way people finance their homes; Blockstack, a new world of apps that let you own your data and maintain your privacy, security and freedom; Chainalysis, their cryptocurrency investigation software helps law enforcement and financial institutions identify and stop bad actors who are using cryptocurrencies for illicit activity such as fraud, extortion, and money laundering; and RapidSOS, whose innovations are modernizing the 9-1-1 system, making it possible for first responders to get to you quicker than ever before.
Our attendees had a chance to network with each of our featured companies over wine and small bites at the start and the end of the evening. In between, our women tech leaders dove a bit deeper into their own career journeys, the history of their companies, the tech that they use and what they are looking for in potential team members.
PowerToFly is incredibly grateful to Rise New York for hosting us on what was truly an excellent end to 2018. See you this year!
Better Mortgage, a direct lender dedicated to providing a fast, transparent, and online mortgage experience backed by superior customer support. From their offices in New York City, they're using technology to change the way people finance their homes, for the better. Since their founding, Better Mortgage has funded $1.8 billion of loans
Blockstack, a new internet for decentralized apps that you access through the Blockstack Browser. With Blockstack, there is a new world of apps that let you own your data and maintain your privacy, security and freedom. Blockstack is a rapidly growing open source community with over 15,584 developers globally. It was co-founded by Ryan Shea and Muneeb Ali in 2013 at Princeton and the core team is distributed across the United States and globally.
Chainalysis, builds trust in blockchains between people, businesses and governments. Their Blockchain Intelligence Platform powers compliance and investigation software for the world's top institutions. Their cryptocurrency investigation software helps law enforcement and financial institutions identify and stop bad actors who are using cryptocurrencies for illicit activity such as fraud, extortion, and money laundering. With an intuitive graphical interface, Chainalysis Reactor enables users to easily conduct in-depth investigations into the source and provenance of cryptocurrency transactions.
RapidSOS, a multi-million dollar technology company developing transformative technology that saves lives. Their emergency technology platform links life-saving data from connected devices to 9-1-1 and first responders. RapidSOS' technology helps predict emergencies before they occur while also providing accurate locations and data to first responders.
A packed house!
PowerToFly CoFounder & CEO Milena Berry.
Shilpa Deshpande, Data Science Engineer at Chainalysis
Michele Martone, Head of QA Engineering at Better Mortgage
Lauren Javaly, Engineer Developer at RapidSOS
Our panel of women tech leaders.
Our panel took questions from the audience.