Events Calendar

  • Young Professionals Happy Hour Series

    • Oct 28, 2014, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Lola's Mexican Kitchen
    • 169 E Post Road
    • White Plains, NY 10601
  • Join us for an informal networking happy hour at a convenient 
    downtown White Plains location.
     No need to RSVP, just show up for a night of great conversations and informal networking.

    Hosted by WCA's Young Professionals Group, the happy hour series continues at its new location at Lola's Mexican Kitchen, on Tuesday, October 28th at 5:30pm

    Series Sponsor: Lola's Mexican Kitchen, Manhattanville College & Westchester Knicks

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  • Accelerate Westchester. Meetup. Startup.

    • Oct 30, 2014, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Meridian Risk Management
    • 1 Wolfs Lane
    • Pelham, NY 10803
  • Meet PlanGuru - the BLUEPRINT Accelerator Network's First Company

    Hear how PlanGuru, a Westchester startup  and the BLUEPRINT Accelerator Network's first company, went from a home office to the heart of White Plains, found resources to support their business, connected with the Westchester community, found top talent to hire, and skyrocketed their growth!  

    As always, there will be plenty of time for Q&A and tons of networking opportunities. 

    Venue Sponsor: Meridian Risk Management 

    $10 per person

    For more information contact Joelle DiNardi


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  • Pitch Contest

    • Nov 18, 2014, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • Reckson, A Division of SL Green
    • 360 Hamilton Avenue
    • Auditorium
    • White Plains, NY 10601
  • $10K Cash Grant Opportunity

    Led by Christina Bechhold, co-founder of the Manhattan-based venture fund, Empire Angels, the evening is designed to help entrepreneurs take their idea to the next level. Emerging companies will have the opportunity to hear from Bechchold, a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal blog, The Accelerators, and present their idea to a panel of distinguished judges. 

    The winner will receive a $10,000 cash grant and automatic acceptance in the WCA's BLUEPRINT Accelerator Network. A junior prize of $2,500 will also be awarded to the runner up. Applications are due November 7, 2014. To submit your application please visit our website or for more information contact Joelle DiNardi at  or 914-948-6740.

    $20 per person 

    Silver Sponsor:
    Greater Hudson Bank I Tompkins Mahopac Bank

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  • Twitter Chat: Mining Data for Better Business Decisions

    • Nov 18, 2014, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
    • RPW Group
    • 1133 Westchester Ave
    • White Plains, NY 10604
  • Led by John Lucker, Deloitte’s Global Advanced Analytics & Modeling Market Leader, the virtual Q&A will give businesses in Westchester and beyond a leg up on how to best use data to inform a company’s next steps and strategic plans. Lucker has developed numerous advanced analytic business solutions, is a frequent speaker in the industry on this topic.

    Attendees may submit questions prior to and during the 45-minute chat using the hash tag, #WCAData, to participate. The event is free and pre-registration is not necessary.

    Follow the hashtag: #WCAData

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  • Women In Tech Luncheon

    • Nov 19, 2014, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Tappan Hill Mansion
    • 81 Highland Ave
    • (GPS: 200 Gunpowder Lane)
    • Tarrytown, NY 10591
  • As part of Global Entrepreneurship week, join us as we honor leading women scientists in Westchester's tech, life science, biotech, medtech, healthtech communities and digital healthcare sectors

    Dr. Soo Young Yang, Founder, Chairman, Histogenetics
    Dr. Kathleen Friel, Ph.D. Director, Clinical Laboratory for Early Brain Injury Recovery, Burke-Cornell Medical Research Institute
    Ms. Julie P. Gregory, Chief Executive Officer, ContraFect
    Dr. Chau Dang, Chief, West Harrison Medical Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Dr. Doris Bucher, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College

    Moderated by Manoush Zomorodi host and managing editor of WNYC's New York Public Radio

    Gold Sponsor:
    Sterling Bank

    Silver Sponsor:
    Tompkins Mahopac Bank

    $110 members; $130 future members

    For more information or sponsorship information contact Laura Montopoli, 

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