For example, I searched for the terms “startup” and “entrepreneurship,” filtered by “within 5 miles of NYC,” ad got the results below.
You would then find out when these groups meet, mark them down on your calendar, and get ready to mingle!
Believe it or not, I met my first co-founder this way and we went together to build a music-related website while in college and also launched a small a web development business.
You can also seek out other networking events to meet potential technical or business cofounders.
Get ready to meet the person who could change your entire journey.
Leading up to the event, you'll receive info about the people who have registered, so you can pre-plan who you'd like to meet.
Depending on your geographic area, there should be at least a handful of business, technology, or startup-related events going on every month.I also find that Eventbrite is a great way to find networking events, though they usually cost $$.I’ve included a snapshot below, where I searched “entrepreneurship” and filtered by my location and most recent upcoming events.I'm Karine Brighten, the founder of Veg Speed Date. I'm an event producer with a decade of experience planning vegan weddings, the famous San Francisco Vegan Iron Chef competitions, the Plant-Powered Health and Fitness Series, and much more. I believe that finding a partner who shares your veg lifestyle is one of the keys to a happy relationship. These events are a fun and effective way to make it happen. )I started Veg Speed Date because I wanted to help others find the kind of love I found with my sweet hubby – and because I know how hard it can be, especially when you’re looking for a vegan or vegetarian partner!