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🚀 Wins, Networking and Shoutouts to boost your rocketship
⭐️ Who are we? the founder community in NYC. Don’t build a startup alone.
Hope everyone who celebrated had an amazing Thanksgiving, and you’ve finally eaten the last of the turkey curry! 🦃
The end of the year is coming up fast, but things are not slowing down. Still a load of events, continued discussions around fundraising in it’s different forms, and of course plenty of 2024 planning.
Our Gift Guide is growing, so if you still have shopping to do, now is the perfect time to support a fellow founder. Or if you want to be able to let off a bit of steam after a hard days work, make sure to check out our the NYC events calendar that we’ve curated.
🤨 Which events should we organise next?
Help us choose what to prioritise for next year. We’d love your input to help ensure they are as impactful as possible. Vote / comment on this poll 🤩
Coming up in this issue…
🍹 Happy Hour re-cap (are you famous??)
🫂 Come to a TKS Event (Coffee Huddles 30th & 8th)
🎁 Holiday Gift inspiration (from amazing NYC founders)
👋 Welcome to the hood
🚀 Wins & Launches
📚 Financial reading - resources galore
📆 Event Calendar: 40+ across NYC
🇬🇧 For Brits in NYC, see you for our founder’s coffee tomorrow, and for everyone else, see you all soon.
Thank you to everyone who came out for last week’s happy hour.
I hope you all had a great time, met some fab people, and if you opted in to our "Intros" feature - in collaboration with Meet in 10, we hope that you had some even richer conversations (not too late to follow up, if you haven't connected yet).
💩 For when you’ve got to go 💩
We believe fiber should make you crap, not taste like it.
🔥 For when you need to burn something
Virgins On Fire Candle Co.
Funny and subversive candles with names like, "F*ck It, I'm Buying a Cabin," and "Foreclosed Gingerbread House."
A gay-owned small business.
📚 For when you need a gift for everyone
Book recommendations and book talk from across the web — all in one platform, with easy purchasing.
🧦 For when you want a gift with impact
Stand 4 Socks
Socks for comfort, sustainability, fun and impact.
🤫 For when you need discretion
New York City’s most trusted delivery service committed to the safety and well-being of our customers, especially women and queer people.
💅 For your hands and your heart
Gifts for beauty lovers who always have their nails done!
🐶 For your furry friends and the planet
Environmentally conscious products for the health and happiness of pets
😌 For a moment of zen
hustle + flo™
We magnify the healing potential of natural alternatives, particularly CBD to complement holistic wellness.
🍸 For a gift worth talking about
Female-owned, premium vodka handcrafted in NY from local, organic ingredients. It’s complex, sippable flavor, will win over even the biggest vodka skeptic.
A big 👋 and hello to some of our newer members, including...
Supporting your mental wellbeing is crucial for entrepreneurs.
Baba Brinkman, the founder of Event Rap, just released his latest single on exactly that topic. 💿
Contact Baba Brinkman 🎤
📈 State of the Pre-Seed / See Market
Compiled by Forum Ventures, this report shows funding insights by industry, deal flow, cheque size and more. Some fascinating stats.
💰 VC’s currently deploying capital
Thanks to Alex Pattis from Riverside Ventures, and investor in Thunder.vc for sharing. Designed to a) help founders navigate the VC landscape and b) see which they are connected to on Linkedin.
💪 B2B Saas Growth Sheet
Think diff ways to test monetisation etc. Some old, some new, but great reminder and practical tips.
Our calendar of startup events across NYC, features our take on the BEST events for founders. From pitch nights, to networking events, accelerators and workshops.
➡️ CLICK HERE to choose from 40+ startup events across NYC