Mobile Monday NY and Capital On Stage, Thursday October 30

Mobile Monday NY and Capital On Stage invite you to apply for the unconventional event where investors present themselves to founders!

Yes, this time the “capital is on stage”. The event will return to New York on Thursday October 30, after the huge success in Berlin, Amsterdam, London and Tel Aviv. Witness 20 well-known venture capitalists as they present themselves to the top startup founders of New York at the stunning office of the law firm Orrick. Founders may also book private meetings with their investors of choice during the ‘Open Office’ hours.

Confirmed investors include Partners from Insight Venture Partners, ff Venture Capital, Bowery Capital, Great Oaks Venture Capital, RTP Ventures, Core Innovation Capital, KEC Ventures and Gotham Ventures, however this is just the beginning. A list of participating VCs can be found on Capital On Stage website.

Mobile Monday NY has organized for a 45% discount for startups interested in attending. To receive this discount make sure you include “MoMo” as your referral reference when you apply via our DealMarket application tool. Attendance is by invitation only. You must apply for your invitation.

Only founders of scalable Internet companies and who are ready for (another round of) funding will be selected. Sorry, this event is not open to employees.

It’s gonna be bigger and better! NFC Bootcamp New York: Rescheduled to November 13-14

Apple includes a secure element for NFC in the next iPhone, find out what that means for you at NFC Bootcamp New York!

NFC Bootcamp covers the latest technology, innovations and trends affecting both businesses and consumers: Apple Pay, host card emulation (HCE), iBeacons, Bluetooth low energy (BLE), and more.  With all the buzz around Apple finally including near field communication in the next iPhone, NFC Bootcamp has seen a lot of interest and activity around our New York event and has decided to move our originally scheduled event from September 18-19 to November 13-14, 2014. Reserve your seat now and learn how to engage customers, build brand loyalty and reach your mobile customers. Experience near field communication and iBeacons. Learn about Apply Pay and mobile wallets. And take home the tools to create your own NFC-enabled campaign.

Join the NFC Bootcamp staff and international experts in near field communication who will share their insights on the NFC ecosystem and players, mobile wallet, beyond payments and social networking, as well as technical aspects needed to create your own NFC campaign. Featured companies include MasterCard, BlueBite, TapTrack, tapGOconnect, Tap For Message, and Tactify.

Members of Mobile Monday New York will receive a 20% discount off the price of the event with promo code MoMoNYC

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Groups interested in attending can contact for additional group rates.

NFC Bootcamp is coming to New York, September 18-19.


SPONSORED BY: Mobile Monday New York

NFC Bootcamp is a two-day training program on who to leverage Near Field Communication to drive brand awareness and enhance customer experience.

Get beyond the rumors and the hype and find out how near field communication really works.

NFC, HCE, iBeacons, EMV, contactless, frictionless … what’s it all about? Come to NFC Bootcamp New York and find out!

NFC Bootcamp covers the latest technology, innovations and trends affecting both businesses and consumers, host card emulation (HCE), iBeacons, Bluetooth low energy (BLE), and more.

With more NFC-enabled smartphones and tables in the hands of consumers, now is the time to leverage the power of NFC to reach your target audiences, create brand awareness and enhance the customer experience. Learn how to navigate the NFC Ecosystem effectively to implement solutions your customers are demanding. Explore the world of NFC - the capabilities, uses, best practices, infrastructures and platforms - to build cutting-edge marketing solutions. Learn from some of the world’s leading NFC experts, who bring hands-on expertise in rolling out NFC-enabled programs.

Register now:

Early bird registration is open through August 15. Register now and save 20% off the price of the event. Use PROMO CODE MoMoNYC and save an additional 20% off the price of the event.

Join Robert Sabella from NFC Bootcamp, along with Mikhail Damiani of Blue Bite and other thought leaders, for this exciting event. Get advice from leading experts in near field communications. More speakers are joining regularly. Venue details to be announced soon.

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NFC Bootcamp’s unique program fosters interaction between business and technology leaders to craft the right mobile technology strategy to engage customers.

The curriculum is designed for CEOs, CMOs, VPs, Directors and Managers of Marketing, Branding, Loyalty Programs, Payment and Credit Programs, Business Strategy, Customer Relations, Social Media Strategists, Public Relations, Online Community Managers, Business Development, Agency Account Managers and Entrepreneurs as well as Technical and technical minded people who are responsible for designing, building and supporting NFC applications, both hardware and software, from the platform to the mobile device.


  • NFC Technology overview and how it is being used in real-world scenarios today
  • Key players in the NFC ecosystem
  • The complexities around managing mobile wallets
  • HCE, Secure Elements and the Cloud
  • Non-payment NFC: the world beyond contactless payments
  • NFC and Social Networking
  • iBeacons and NFC: Friends or Foes
  • Best practices and use cases from the experts in the industry
  • How to build your own NFC-enabled campaign

You will leave the bootcamp with a complete NFC kit that includes tags, reader writer hardware (USB) and tag editor software so you can immediately put your knowledge to work creating NFC campaigns.

Seats are available don’t miss your chance to attend.

Early bird registration is open through August 15. Register now and save 20% off the price of the event. Use PROMO CODE MoMoNYC and save an additional 20% off the price of the event. Register now:

Want to come as a group?  Contact for special group rates.

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AUG 18th: Mobile Innovators: A Fireside Chat Series #6


Come join us for Mobile Monday in New York on Aug 18th and take part in our fireside chat series with Mobile Innovators.

Monday,  August 18, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

RSVP at Eventbrite for the August event.

The event will be held at:

Convene Conference Center 101 Park Ave.
101 Park Ave
New York, NY 10178 

Come learn, share and network with us and your industry peers. We’ll have great conversation, practical insight, and energizing, actionable content—all we need is you.

Speakers for August 18th:

Christopher Tse
Senior Director
McGraw-Hill Education

Chris is a technologist by trade, a designer in practice,  and an entrepreneur at heart. He is a champion of  applying Open Web technologies, such as HTML5, CSS3,  and JavaScript, to create mobile experiences that allow  interactions to move smoothly between devices, users, and brands. Chris is also an innovative thought-leader in scalable systems design, and has given talks on how to apply NoSQL techniques along with functional programming paradigms to build the next-generation cloud back-ends.

He is currently a Senior Director at McGraw-Hill Education, working on applying JavaScript tools to solve problems in the enterprise, building HTML5 interactive components using cards, and architecting smart analytics systems with NoSQL. He is also the curator of CardStack, a catalog of design patterns and open source tools for card development.

Previously, he led the development of social media and dynamic publishing applications at BusinessWeek Digital. Before joining the New York media industry, he co-founded three other technology startups: a database consulting shop, a messaging software company, and a network security research firm.

Chris holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University and is still very much addicted to New York City. You can follow him on Twitter @christse.

Mike Koleno
Director of Solution Delivery
Solstice Mobile

Mike graduated from North Central College in 2002 with a BS degree in Computer Science. He started his career working for InstallShield Software on the Software Development Help Desk where he worked closely with Windows developers around the world, helping them build custom desktop installation packages for their software. 

Mike later went on to work at JPMorgan Chase for over 8 years in various application development and architecture roles across the bank’s Treasury & Security Services, Card and Corporate Technology lines of business. 

Mike joined Solstice Mobile in April of 2013 and has helped contribute to the mobile success stories of Solstice partners such as Redbox, Rockwell Automation, USG, PSCU and more. His current role as a Director of Solution Delivery at Solstice allows him to work closely with both existing as well as prospective clients. When he isn’t thinking about technology, Mike is spending as much time as he can with his wife and their two wonderful children.

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