Events

October 23

Software professionals meet and greet with CS students - Siena College

Calling software professionals. Spend some time with college CS students from freshman to seniors and share what you wish you had known before starting your career. Hearing from you will help current students realize what it truly means to work at a tech or software company and how that translates to their day to day lives. The New York Tech Loop strives to bring attention to the capital region and show how great it is to work within the tech loop or Troy, Albany, Schenectady and Saratoga Springs.


October 25

Funding roundtable series Part 1

This invite-only Funding Roundtable Series consist of three, two-hour long sessions covering important information you need to know before raising money for your startup. This roundtable series is targeted towards startups that are currently in the process of raising money or will be seeking funding in the near future. Session 1 - October 25th, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM: Q&A Panel Discussion - Types of funding, the pros and cons of startup funding, and how to approach funding Session 2 - November 29th, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM: Financial Projections Workshop - Creating relevant and conversation-starting financial projections for your business plan and pitches Session 3 - December 13th, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM: Term Sheet Construction: The Ask - Elements needed in a term sheet for funding and what to avoid Participants are expected to attend all three sessions.


October 25

Software professionals meet and greet with CS students - RPI

Calling software professionals. Spend some time with college CS students from freshman to seniors and share what you wish you had known before starting your career. Hearing from you will help current students realize what it truly means to work at a tech or software company and how that translates to their day to day lives. The New York Tech Loop strives to bring attention to the capital region and show how great it is to work within the tech loop or Troy, Albany, Schenectady and Saratoga Springs.


October 27

DevFest CR 2018

The third annual 2018 Capital Region DevFest is just 6 weeks away and we are in full swing creating the final program schedule. Early bird and Student registration is currently open.


October 29

Software professionals meet and greet with CS students - Saint Rose

Calling software professionals. Spend some time with college CS students from freshman to seniors and share what you wish you had known before starting your career. Hearing from you will help current students realize what it truly means to work at a tech or software company and how that translates to their day to day lives. The New York Tech Loop strives to bring attention to the capital region and show how great it is to work within the tech loop or Troy, Albany, Schenectady and Saratoga Springs.


October 30

PITCH WORKSHOP

Join IgniteU Entrepreneur in Residence, Bob Manasier, in this special invite-only Pitch Workshop to learn how to craft a more impactful pitch for your startup. Learn how to start business conversations with potential customers, investors, and partners in this two-hour hands-on workshop. This workshop is perfect for early stage startups looking for assistance on creating clear and unique messaging, pitches, and elevator talking points. The workshop will include interactive activities to build your pitch deck and to get a clear vision of WHY your startup should be funded, engaged, and/or joined. Over $2 Million was awarded in 2017 with this system through pitch competitions alone.


October 30

Roundtable(s) - Meet and Greet

There has been a good deal of interest in the region for getting together to meetup and discuss everything k8s. The plan for this first meetup is to meet and greet and setup a few roundtable topic discussions. We'd also like to gauge areas of interest for future presentations and discussions. There is currently no fee to attend or be a member of this meetup. We can take that up as a topic if needed. Also, PUBG has gloriously offered to host us in their new space!


November 7

StartUp Tech Valley Meet-Up

For those of you who are new, Startup Tech Valley is a monthly meetup for first-time entrepreneurs, experienced entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, employees of startups, service providers to startups, and anyone else who wants to be involved. To register for this event, you must go to our website. http://www.startuptechvalley.org/events


November 8

Software professionals meet and greet with CS students - Skidmore College

Calling software professionals. Spend some time with college CS students from freshman to seniors and share what you wish you had known before starting your career. Hearing from you will help current students realize what it truly means to work at a tech or software company and how that translates to their day to day lives. The New York Tech Loop strives to bring attention to the capital region and show how great it is to work within the tech loop or Troy, Albany, Schenectady and Saratoga Springs.


November 12

November CASSUG Monthly Meeting

Our November guest speaker is Vijaya Kokkoli! She will talk about Database Requirements and Testing! About Vijaya: Vijaya Kokkili is a QA Director at CommerceHub, where her team is responsible for the quality of CommerceHub's external and internal applications. Building the automation from ground up at CommerceHub, she has stumbled upon every issue that you can think of, in the software testing and automation world. 'Automation is a learning experience' is the philosophy she believes in. Our meeting schedule is usually as follows: 5:30 PM Food, soft drinks, and networking 6:15 PM Chapter news and announcements 6:20 PM Presentation (topic changes monthly) We usually wrap up between 7:30 PM and 8:00 PM.


November 13

Introducing Azure DevOps

Let’s talk about Azure DevOps! We’ll discuss the new and improved tools that are part of Azure DevOps. You'll learn how to deliver value faster to your users. Any language, platform, and cloud. Connect to GitHub or any other Git provider for CI/CD. Come for the pizza, collect the stickers.


November 29

Funding Roundtable Series Part 2

This invite-only Funding Roundtable Series consist of three, two-hour long sessions covering important information you need to know before raising money for your startup. This roundtable series is targeted towards startups that are currently in the process of raising money or will be seeking funding in the near future. Session 1 - October 25th, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM: Q&A Panel Discussion - Types of funding, the pros and cons of startup funding, and how to approach funding Session 2 - November 29th, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM: Financial Projections Workshop - Creating relevant and conversation-starting financial projections for your business plan and pitches Session 3 - December 13th, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM: Term Sheet Construction: The Ask - Elements needed in a term sheet for funding and what to avoid Participants are expected to attend all three sessions.


December 13

Funding Roundtable Series Part 3

This invite-only Funding Roundtable Series consist of three, two-hour long sessions covering important information you need to know before raising money for your startup. This roundtable series is targeted towards startups that are currently in the process of raising money or will be seeking funding in the near future. Session 1 - October 25th, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM: Q&A Panel Discussion - Types of funding, the pros and cons of startup funding, and how to approach funding Session 2 - November 29th, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM: Financial Projections Workshop - Creating relevant and conversation-starting financial projections for your business plan and pitches Session 3 - December 13th, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM: Term Sheet Construction: The Ask - Elements needed in a term sheet for funding and what to avoid Participants are expected to attend all three sessions.