Last Chance to Apply for Glasshouse London 2 NYC Visit

Top of the Rock by Sam Michel

Our friends at The Glasshouse have an opportunity for London companies to take part in the World to NYC programme, run by the NYC Economic Development Corporation.

A delegation of Singapore start-ups will be visiting New York as part of the World to NYC programme May 9-13 May 2011, and they're inviting a London delegation to join them. As with their previous trips, this exciting five day programme will provide valuable contacts to: investors, clients, press and investor peers in the NYC business environment.

‘London to NYC’, is part of New York City Economic Development Corporation’s ‘World to NYC’ programme, which promotes trade and investment between New York City and London who have also supported the Digital Mission to New York.

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London to NYC: 6th - 10th December

New York Skyline

After Chinwag's successful Digital Mission to New York with UK Trade and Investment last week, Glasshouse are heading back to the Big Apple with a trade trip covering eight different industry sectors including digital.

You’ll need to be quick off the mark to apply (deadline 5pm Weds 10th Nov), but 'London to NYC', part of the New York City Mayor's 'World to NYC' programme, promises to promote trade and investment between New York and London and, specifically, assist companies looking to expand into New York City by mid 2011.

“Working in partnership with the New York City Economic Development Corporation, Glasshouse is now inviting applications from companies looking to expand into New York City and who wish to join the official delegation in New York during the week of 6th December 2010.” 

The programme will consist of a 5 days in New York packed full of events specifically designed to create new business opportunities through direct introduction to New York’s business leaders (including high-level leaders from the media, fashion, and financial services communities). Events will include business receptions, workshops, networking, targeted meetings and, of course, social events.

Applications can be made through their website and will close 5pm Wed 10th November. Attendees will be announced on Friday 12th November.

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Glasshouse Mince Pies & Mulled Wine

Yes... it's that time of year again. A time to reflect on and acknowledge both the accomplishments and the undoubted challenges of 2009 and, perhaps, start to think about what 2010 might have in store.

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Date: 16 December 2009
Location: 9 Audley House, UK

Digital Mission / Glasshouse Media & Marketing Mixer

Join the Digital Mission and Glasshouse for an exclusive mixer to introduce 21 of the UK's leading digital firms to the leaders and innovators in New York's digital creative, media and marketing sector.

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Date: 17 November 2009
Location: The Chelsea Loft, US

Free Ticket Competition to Spotify (Daniel Ek) Debate

Daniel Ek, CEO - SpotifyOur friends at The Glasshouse are running a competition in the run-up to their Pop Idols event on Thursday where Daniel EK, Spotify's CEO will talk about his experiences as an entrepreneur.

They have  thrown down the gauntlet to Chinwag's readers to send in questions that will help reveal the secret of Spotify's success. The best 5 questions will each win a pair of tickets worth £25 each.

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Glasshouse: Pop Idols

With Spotify flexing its muscles to take on Apple’s online iTunes store, we hope you will join us for the latest in our popular series of events where we cast the spotlight on standout digital innovators and internet heroes.

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Date: 17 September 2009
Location: Royal College of Physicians, UK

Spark up your Christmas

No presentations, no speeches, just a chance to relax with fellow entrepreneurs, and members of the start-up community, in a fantastic venue! Food & Drink will be provided (until the budget runs out!) and a DJ will be playing funky tunes from 7pm onwards. Capacity is limited so please RSVP to ensure your name’s on the list!

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Date: 15 December 2008
Location: The East Room, UK