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Startup Meetups

Startup Meetups are an essential ingredient for inspiration, pivots, support and success.

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Startup Meetups are an essential ingredient for inspiration, pivots, support and success. Participating in one will help you clarify your path and even allow you to make radical pivots that will save you tons of time and trouble down the line.

Here's one I attended yesterday. Find a Startup Meetup in your hood and get to work!

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This is great; lovely to hear about how start-ups get together to share stories. It would be great to hear a bit more about this one Avi. How was the meet-up structured? What kinds of things did you talk about? How will you continue to connect with people you met there - are there regular events?

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Here's an example of personal insights you might like to draw upon to flesh this out: http://www.openideo.com/open/web-start-up/inspiration/the-varick-street-incubator/

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Amy, to answer your questions:
-This particular meetup had 10 startup pitches each of which was critiqued by Sramana Mitra.
-There was networking time at the end of the meetup. I was able to provide feedback to the startup founders whose ideas I found interesting.
-The group meets every few months.

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