Make Your Idea Fly: Go To Propelify 2018

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Propelify 2018

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Are you an innovator? Do you have an idea that you’re ready to propel?

Can you get to Hoboken, NJ? Then, mark your calendar for May 17th at the Hoboken Waterfront.

Propelify is an innovation festival. The day begins at 9am and ends at 9pm with fireworks and all. There will be food/drink and Live music throughout the day.

The agenda includes opportunities for you to hear talks, featured speakers, stop by exhibitor booths, and experience drone demos, VR, VCs, egaming, virtual reality and real reality. The festival draws more than 10,000 and features over 80 speakers, experts in their fields.

The day includes “Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch” which includes Investor Matching and a Networking Ferris Wheel. Then, there is “Startup Heroes” which includes Community Partners and Drone Racing. There is also the “Accelerator Alley” featuring Stevens Venture Center Robotics and Podcast Row. The day concludes with Fireworks (and more) along with interactive presentations by Audible and the E-sports Gaming Center.

Speakers include Laurel Touby, Managing Partner, Supernode Ventures; David Mikkelson, Founder and CEO, Snopes; Jennifer Fleiss, Cofounder & CEO, Code Eight and Cofounder, Rent The Runway; and John Henry, Cofounder, Harlem Capital, among so many other inspiring ‘preneurs.

Deloitte is presenting “Investor Speed Dating” where start-ups can deliver 5-minute pitches to at least 3 separate investors. However, apply online before May 8th as spots go quickly.

And, as you’re probably curious as to who are the exhibitors, fasten thou seatbelt:

  • iHeart Media
  • inSuite
  • Agile Lens
  • topi
  • leaflink
  • UX team
  • Audible
  • Dell
  • Newark Venture Partners
  • Grant Thornton
  • Buddhabooth
  • Many more

There’s also the Humanity Heroes Challenge if you are using tech for social good.

Aaron Price, founder and CEO of Propelify says,

What is an airplane without forward motion and lift? Just an idea. Idle ideas don’t fly. #letsPropel

Visit Propelify for tickets and more info. Rain date is May 18.