Tech Talks, Food Trucks, Concert

Pier A to Host Tech Talks, Food Trucks, Concert on May 20th; Special Discount for Hoboken Residents

“Pier A to Host Tech Talks, Food Trucks, Concert on May 20th; Special Discount for Hoboken Residents” from City of Hoboken : Nixle

The City of Hoboken is excited to host the inaugural Propeller Innovation Festival, held at Pier A Park on Friday, May 20. The day features inspiring tech talks, chats with venture capitalists, recruiting from and Audible, drone competitions and pilot training, virtual reality demos, food trucks, beer and wine, and concludes with a concert by The Naked And Famous.

“Hoboken has a long history of innovation, and we are proud to host the Propeller Festival to bring together people from across the region as we once again establish our city as a hub for technology and entrepreneurship,” said Mayor Dawn Zimmer. “I encourage our residents to take advantage of a special discount and participate in this day of innovation and great music.”

The Propeller Innovation Festival has arranged for an exclusive Hoboken Resident Scholarship Ticket at a substantial discount from standard pricing, which is $149.99. In addition to a limited supply of free tickets, limited quantities each of $20, $30, and $40 tickets are available.

Use the special link for these tickets:

This discounted ticket offer expires Wednesday, May 4th.

What is Propeller? Produced by Hoboken’s own NJ Tech Meetup, the largest entrepreneurial group in New Jersey, Propeller is a day built to inspire and educate the corporate, startup, technology, and entrepreneurial communities. The day features talks on two stages from esteemed luminaries like:

Gary Vaynerchuck, CEO, VaynerMedia and Best Selling Author
James Altucher, Author, Investor, #4 Most Influential on LinkedIn
Joanne Wilson, Founder, Gotham Gal Ventures
Marc Lore, CEO & cofounder, (based here in Hoboken!)
Wilfred Frost, Anchor, CNBC
Peter Shankman, Founder, HARO
Jenny Felding, Managing Director, Techstars
Franck Nouyrigat, Cofounder Startup Weekend
Judith Spitz, Former CIO Verizon
Laurel Touby, Investor, Flatiron Investors
Minerva Tantoco, CTO, City of New York
Gerard Adams, Cofounder, Elite Daily
and 50 more.

Plus 50+ startup exhibitors, a Techstars cohosted Startup Competition, Recruiting Bar & Lounge, Recruiting from, venture capital speed dating, the Human Digital Orchestra, New York Red Bulls Gaming Center, and much more.

The day concludes with a celebratory concert from Beatie Wolfe and The Naked And Famous.

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