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Founder Institute New York
The Founder Institute's New York City Accelerator program helps early stage entrepreneurs launch meaningful and enduring startup companies across a wide range of technologies.

McCarter and English
McCarter & English, LLP is a firm of approximately 400 lawyers with offices in Boston, Hartford, Stamford, New York, Newark, East Brunswick, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Washington, DC. In continuous business for more than 170 years, we are among the oldest and largest law firms in America.

Visual Craft
Visual Craft specializes in web development, mobile development and SEO. We provide expertise on every step of product creation: writing project specification, architecture planning, product development, deployment and promotion. Our agile approach is ideal for quick product launch and evaluation. Our experts will help you evaluate your ideas and come up with technology that is as innovative as your product is.

WeWork Labs
WeWork Labs helps promising early-stage startups and provides them with the tools, community, connections and workspace they need to grow a functional business. As an incubator program inside WeWork, the Labs program guides entrepreneurs through the early stages of growing a company in order to proactively help facilitate growth.

Ambition Today
Ambition Today is a show about entrepreneurs, creators, investors, and builders who ambitiously changed the world. Each episode explores the hardships and heroism of everyday life to reveal the key moments which leave behind a lasting legacy. Creating value in the world is hard, but you are not alone. No matter where you are in the world Ambition Today, hosted by Kevin Siskar, is here to keep you company you as you create your own incredible story.

.CO
.CO is the web address where the world’s innovators, entrepreneurs, businesses and brands come together to build and grow their ideas and organizations online.

Vet-Tech
Vet-Tech is America's Veteran-led Startup Accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley. With over 100 military veteran startups in our community, Vet-Tech's top 20 portfolio companies have raised over $10 Million in funding and have been accepted into world class programs like Tech Stars and Founder Institute.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the investment banks and venture capital firms that finance them. Over the past four decades, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has established its reputation by having an unmatched knowledge of its clients' industries and deep and long-standing contacts throughout the technology sector. The firm's legal expertise serves clients at all stages of growth, from venture-backed start-up companies to multibillion-dollar global enterprises. The firm's clients include some of the most recognized names in the technology, retail, life sciences, venture capital, and finance sectors. The firm has offices in Austin, Palo Alto, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, and Washington, D.C.

 


 

Founded in 2004 by Scott Heiferman, the NY Tech Meetup has over 11,000 members, representing people from all parts of the New York technology community. Each month, six companies and developers demo technology they've been working on in front of a 400+ sold out crowd.The NY Tech Meetup is a community-led organization, and is not for profit. It is currently organized by Nate Westheimer.

 


 

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Basic Research

Winter 2009 New York Semester

What market are you pursuing? Is it big enough? Is it growing or shrinking? What are the other characteristics of your market, and why do you care? How do you find data on your market? How do you define your competitors? What are inexpensive tactics to do custom market research? How can you determine if you can win in your target market, and when do you decide to walk away?

Goal:
Validate your idea and target market.
Date:
2009-12-10, 06:30 PM

Mentors


Nicholas Butterworth
Founder & CEO, Diversion Media, HD Cloud

Nicholas Butterworth is currently the Founder & CEO at Diversion Media, an entertainment application developer, and HD Cloud, an on-demand video transcoding service. He is a pioneer in the digital industry. Formerly, he was the founder of Sonicnet, one of the first online...

Steven Haines
Founder and President, Sequent Learning Networks

Steven Haines has a passion for great products! This passion is evident in the four books he's written and the speeches he delivers - from senior C-suite executives, to striving entrepreneurs. His energy serves as a catalyst for senior leaders so that they can adopt nee...

David Teten
Partner, ff Venture Capital

David Teten (teten.com) is a serial entrepreneur, Partner with ff Venture Capital (ffvc.com), and Founder and Chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York. ff VC has made over 200 investments in over 70 companies since 1999. HBS Alumni Angels of N...

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