THE STARTUP CAMPUS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm EDT

JOIN US FOR THE STARTUP CAMPUS FOR ENTREPRENEURS ON JUNE 14TH

FREE FOR FRIENDS OF NYU-POLY!!!

This year New York University (NYU), Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), the newly announced Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) are partnering to sponsor the Northside Festival celebrating music, film, art and innovation (June 14-21).  This growing festival of over 100,000 participants is poised to be one of the largest launching sites for innovators and entrepreneurs in the New York Area.

As part of this year's festival we are hosting the “Startup Campus,” a series of speakers and panel discussions for startups and entrepreneurs.

The Startup Campus pairs a young entrepreneur with innovative industry leaders in a free-for-all discussion moderated by  NYU and NYU-Poly academics. If you want to understand how innovation happens and meet the people behind change it's a must attend event.

We have a stellar line-up for the event! We would be delighted if you could join us.  Please check our website for updates.

 

Product Development: The New Makers of Things

1pm Dekalb Market

Kurt Becker – Associate Provost for Research and Technology Initiatives NYU Poly

Mei Shibata – Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Think Eco

Colin Smart – Section Manager – Commercial Customer Solutions at Con Edison

 

New Media: The Shifting Nature of Curation in Media

2pm Pfizer Auditorium, MetroTech 5, NYU-Poly Campus

Merrill Brown  - Founder of MMB Media LLC and Partner with Propeller LLC

Scott Lamb – Managing Editor of Buzzfeed

Matthew Flamm – Senior Reporter at Crain’s New York Business

Lindsay Howard – Fellow at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center

 

Gaming: The Gamification of Everything

3pm Pfizer Auditorium, MetroTech 5, NYU-Poly Campus

Jesper Juul – Visiting Assistant Arts Professor at NYU Game Center

Dan Porter – CEO of OMGPOP

Nick Fortugno – Co-founder and COO of Playmatics

 

A Conversation on the Intersection of Academic Institutions and Startup Economies

4pm Pfizer Auditorium, MetroTech 5, NYU-Poly Campus

Fred Wilson – Founding Partner of Union Square Ventures

Frank Rimalovski – Managing Director of NYU Innovation Venture Fund

 

Music: The New World Order of the Music Business

5pm Dekalb Market

Jeffrey Rabhan – Chair of Recorded Music at the Clive Davis Institute, Tisch School

Vlad Vukicevic – Co-founder of Rocket Hub

Josh Deutsch – Chairman, CEO, and Co-founder of Downtown Music

 

See the full line-up here: Northside Entrepreneurship Schedule (Additonal badge purchase required for access to the full festival)