Learning Expeditions


Explore New York's Vibrant Tech Ecosystem

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Learning Expeditions


Explore New York's Vibrant Tech Ecosystem

Overview

Get the most comprehensive overview of the latest innovation trends thanks to the combination of meetings with key players, visits to New York's leading innovation spaces, and focused workshops. Participants are challenged to step out of their comfort zones and learn more about new models relevant for their industry.

 

What's included?

✓ A full day in innovation space in New York

✓ One workshop to learn about a specific topic (sales, networking, new working methodologies…)*

✓ Visit of startups, accelerators and/or vibrant coworking offices

✓ Fireside chat with entrepreneurs, experts and investors

 

why New York?

New York is rated the #2 tech ecosystem in the world according to Compass

  • 1.9B in Venture Capital

  • 15 Unicorns spanning e-commerce (Etsy $3.5B, Gilt Group $1.1B), media (Buzzfeed $1.5B, Vice Media $2.5B), health tech (ZocDoc $1.8B, Oscar $1.75B), Social (Tumblr, $1.1B, Sprinklr $1.22B), as well as other sectors.

  • Over 19,000 startups in the ecosystem spanning many industries including Media, AdTech, Health Tech, Ed-Tech, Fashion-Tech, Fin-Tech, IoT, Robotics and Automation, Retail, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Blockchain, and more

  • New York has been the epicenter of various industries; hence the ability to innovate next to key players, industries, and strategic partners is invaluable.

  • Headquarters for Fortune 100s

  • 65+ Accelerators

  • 130+ coworking spaces

Program Overview


Program Overview


Day 1

Arrival + Breakfast at NUMA New York

Workshop: Networking Étiquette
Introduction to New York Ecosystem, Networking Etiquette and Best Practices

(Lunch)

Tech Tour of New York to discover the greatest tech places in the city (coworking, accelerators, innovation hubs, etc.).

Happy Hour w/ curated community


DAY 2 (Optional)

Workshop: Intro to Lean / Design Thinking Methodologies.

Fireside Chat with Founder in Industry
(Lunch time with startups)

Tour of Major Tech Companies (Facebook, Twitter, Etsy, Google.. to be defined w/ you).


Upcoming Expeditions


Upcoming Expeditions


 

Past Expeditions


Past Expeditions


Our Team


Our Team


 
Haithem has experience as a serial entrepreneur, startup executive and community organizer. After raising a Series A investment and exiting his first startup, Haithem went on to be a founding member / advisor to three popular innovation hubs in NYC. He has worked with several large corporations on various open innovation initiatives, bringing deep experience in sales, marketing, growth hacking, events and strategy; and is responsible for driving millions of dollars in revenue for his partners, clients and employers. Haithem currently resides in Manhattan and is proud to be a mentor for several young entrepreneurs.

Haithem has experience as a serial entrepreneur, startup executive and community organizer. After raising a Series A investment and exiting his first startup, Haithem went on to be a founding member / advisor to three popular innovation hubs in NYC. He has worked with several large corporations on various open innovation initiatives, bringing deep experience in sales, marketing, growth hacking, events and strategy; and is responsible for driving millions of dollars in revenue for his partners, clients and employers. Haithem currently resides in Manhattan and is proud to be a mentor for several young entrepreneurs.

Frances has spent several years working in tech and innovation with a focus on community and education. She previously worked at a career accelerator called Startup Institute as the Associate Director of Admissions where she was responsible for sourcing and selecting high quality candidates, curating community and events, working with partner companies, mentors, alumni, and coaching students in the job market. Prior to that, she launched the New York office for a startup called Sittercity, opening their on-demand babysitting service in three markets. Frances is a pitch coach and Organizer for the New York chapter of HackerNest (8k+ members). 

Frances has spent several years working in tech and innovation with a focus on community and education. She previously worked at a career accelerator called Startup Institute as the Associate Director of Admissions where she was responsible for sourcing and selecting high quality candidates, curating community and events, working with partner companies, mentors, alumni, and coaching students in the job market. Prior to that, she launched the New York office for a startup called Sittercity, opening their on-demand babysitting service in three markets. Frances is a pitch coach and Organizer for the New York chapter of HackerNest (8k+ members). 

After several experiences in startups, Aviva joined NUMA in December 2012. After 2 years managing the accelerator, supporting early-stage startup growth, she started to work on NUMA international development on emerging markets, looking for strategic partnerships around the globe. Aviva has already worked on the deployment of five countries: Moscow (Russia), Bangalore (India) and Casablanca (Morocco), Mexico DF and finally New York, where she has decided to move to run and develop the activities. Aviva has also worked on different projects with the European Commission and is a global speaker on startup and innovation topics.

After several experiences in startups, Aviva joined NUMA in December 2012. After 2 years managing the accelerator, supporting early-stage startup growth, she started to work on NUMA international development on emerging markets, looking for strategic partnerships around the globe. Aviva has already worked on the deployment of five countries: Moscow (Russia), Bangalore (India) and Casablanca (Morocco), Mexico DF and finally New York, where she has decided to move to run and develop the activities. Aviva has also worked on different projects with the European Commission and is a global speaker on startup and innovation topics.

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Alley Chelsea
119 W. 24 St., 4th Floor
New York, NY, 10011

 
 

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