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This Week’s Affairs From Wakefield

Events for November 26 – December 2

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and while that’s not an official designation, you can be assured that the calendar will take on a frantic, holiday-infused havoc effective immediately. This week’s events feature transatlantic networking, a media guru gathering, and more. Check it out.


November 26: Raising Startup Capital, 2pm

General Assembly hosts this class with Arie Abecassis, venture partner with DreamIt Ventures, exploring crucial issues for any entrepreneur, such as capital requirements, angels vs. funds, and the value of accelerators. Don’t worry about skipping out of work early – this one is live streaming. RSVP for free here.

Location: Online

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November 27: Social Good Startup Stories in Sustainable Fashion, 7pm

Be Social Change and SocialChange.is host these in-depth interviews with entrepreneurs in the sustainable fashion world. Break out your recycled denim and hear Kari Litzman of Rubina and Anthony Thomas of KNO Clothing share their stories. Tickets run a modest ten bucks – get themhere.

Location: Meetup HQ, 166 Crosby Street

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Partner Tip: Digital Ad Sales Opportunity + Training

Startups are notorious for many things — yoga balls, Trivia Tuesdays, and bottomless orange soda. On-the-job training programs are conspicuously absent from that list. Tasting Table, the Soho-based, fast-growing food & drink publication, is offering a 12-month paid training program in digital ads, as part of its Sales Assistant role. Launch a digital sales career or change careers. Currently hiring two — inquire here.

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November 29: dd:SOCIAL – It’s a Digital Mission, 3-10pm

Hosted by Digital Dumbo and UK Trade & Investment, this shindig will introduce 20 UK-based tech startups to the Silicon Alley scene. These Brits are looking to expand into overseas markets, so brush up on your English and improve international relations at this drinks and DJ do. RSVP for free here.

Location: Dumbo Loft, 155 Water Street


November 30: Mashable Media Summit, 9am

This full-day affair explores how media gets created, consumed, and marketed. Originally scheduled for November 2, the lineup features Alexis Ohanian of Reddit, David Carey, president of Hearst Magazines, and Pete Cashmore, CEO and founder of Mashable. Tickets run a bit steep at $599, but if you can find yourself a kindly sponsor, score tickets here.

Location: The TimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street

Start pacing yourself – a month’s worth of eggnog and mistletoe has only just begun.

Now go forth (and respondez vous s’il vous plait).


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