2018 Propelify Innovation Festival

​May 17th | Hoboken Waterfront
301 Sinatra Dr.  Across from the W Hotel, Hoboken

  ·   Talks  ·  Exhibitors   ·   Drones   ·   VR   ·   VC’s   ·   Music   ·   · egaming · Food   ·   Drink   ·   More   ·

10,000+
Attendees

80+
Speakers

2
Stages

THIS YEAR'S THEME: WE FIND A WAY THROUGH WHERE THERE ISN'T.

Thursday, May 17th | Hoboken Waterfront

Access The 3 Best Ways To Grow Your Business Without Spending 18 Months "Figuring Things Out" Or Wasting Money On Trial & Error

Register Now To Learn From Over 80 Expert Speakers, Connect With Thousands Of Driven Professionals, And Gain Access To High Level Investors

Arianna Huffington at Propelify 2017

Arianna Huffington speaking from the Propelify Stage of Wisdom in 2017

Get empowered with the knowledge, people, and resources to turn your ideas into action at the Propelify Innovation Festival:

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    Learn how to grow your business from over 80 expert speakers
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    Overcome business obstacles with fresh perspectives and new ideas
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    Quickly grow your network and connect with peers, mentors, potential hires, and investors that can help you scale up efficiently
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    Discover the future of entrepreneurship, education , Fintech, HR...
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    Plus lots more that won’t fit on this page

Last year, there were over 10,000 attendees from 43 states and 10 countries were there. Don’t miss out.

Get your ticket now and join us on May 17th on the Hoboken Waterfront.

For those who turn ideas into action.

If you’re in the innovation community in the northeast you belong here. Learn from amazing speakers, connect with startups and investors, hire and be hired. Plus virtual reality, drones, music, and a startup competition. And lots more.

Last year, 10,000+ innovators from 43 states and 10 countries were there. Don’t miss out.

What is an airplane without forward motion and lift? Just an idea.
Idle ideas don’t fly. #letsPropel

- Aaron Price
founder & CEO, Propelify

Festival Agenda

Speakers & Performers

Speakers Perfomers

LIVE from our Stage Of Wisdom and Stage Of Inspiration

Gov. Phil Murphy
Governor
State of New Jersey

Beth Comstock
Former Vice Chair

GE

Nick Taranto
Cofounder

Plated

Susan Sobbott
Former President

American Express

Shane Snow 
Bestselling Author & Founder, 
Contently

Cory Booker  
NJ Senator 

*virtual Speaker

Linda Holliday
CEO
Citia

Gerard Adams
Founder, EliteDaily & Fownders

Cuong Do
President, 
Samsung
Global Strategy

CARLEY GRAHAM GARCIA
Head of External

Affairs, Google

Jennifer Fleiss
Cofounder & CEO, Code Eight

Cofounder, Rent The Runway

Amy Vernon
Founding Member 
Crypto Working Group & VP, Community
Rivetz Corp

BETH FERREIRA
Managing Director

FirstMark Capital

ALLEN GANNEtT
Founder & CEO

TrackMaven

Leah Jewell
Managing Director, Career Development and Employability, Pearson

Josh Kampel 
President

Techonomy

John Henry  
Cofounder

Harlem Capital

Laurel Touby
Managing Partner
Supernode Ventures

Mike Luzio
Founder & CEO
The LVE Group

Stephanie Agresta
CEO
Stephanie Agresta Consulting

David Mikkelson
Founder and CEO
Snopes

Chris Sugden
Managing Partner
 Edison Partners

Dennis Mortensen
cofounder & CEO
x.AI

Chris Williams
Chief Product Officer, iHeartRadio

SHOW MORE SPEAKERS

Previous Speakers

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington
CEO & Founder,
Thrive Global

Gary Vaynerchuk
 CEO,  VaynerMedia & 5x NYT Bestselling Author

Marcus Weldon

Marcus Weldon  
CTO/NOKIA:
President Bell Labs

​Joanne Wilson
Investor; Cofounder, Womens Entrepreneur Festival

TALKS ABOUT

Speakers Perfomers

Future Of

  • Music
  • Work
  • eCommerce
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    Content
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    Fintech
  • Corporate
  • Education
  • Virtual Reality
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    HR
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    Marketing

Startups

  • Fundraising
  • Product
  • Entrepreneurship
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    User Acquisition
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    Recruiting
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Pitching

Corporate Innovation

  • Strategic Partners
  • Intraprenuership
  • Think Tanks
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    Acting Like A Startup
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    Investing
  • Innovation
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AUDIBLE VOICES OF PROGRESS

DRONE
DEMOS 

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STARTUP HUMANITY HEROES
EXHIBITION

BUDDHA
BOOTH & WELLNESS

RED BULL E-SPORTS GAMING
LOUNGE

CHOOOSE
TODAY

CEO BREAKFAST WITH "CEREAL ENTREPRENEURS"

ACCELERATOR
ALLEY

INNOVATION
ROW

PROPELIFY LIVE: THE PODCAST 
SUITE

Fun

NETWORKING

Make new connections in the Entrepreneur, Alley, and WeWork Lounges, share a craft brew with a new friend, and see how you can help each other. Expect high-fives and smiles.

FOOD & DRINK

Food trucks. Hipster Coffee. Beer. Wine. And other delicious food and libation inspirations.

MUSIC

Hear cutting edge performances from emerging artists and a grand finale with a unique performance by Beatie Wolfe using the Human Digital Orchestra from Bell Labs.

Who Should Attend

Your Heading Here

·   Founders   ·   Investors   ·   Technologist   ·   Industry   ·   Influencers   ·   C-Suite of tech related fortune 500   ·   Enterprise professionals   ·   CEO’s   ·   CTO’s   ·   CIO’s   ·   VC’s   ·   Angels   ·   Brands   ·   Agencies Marketers   ·   Community Development Managers   ·   Developers   ·   Designers   ·   Sales Professionals   ·   Business Developers   ·

You’ll network with

EXHIBITORS

Meet technology companies of the full business lifecycle: early, growth, and enterprise.

STRATEGICS

Meet M&A and business development professionals seeking opportunities for partnerships and acquisitions.

ATTENDEES

Meet a cofounder, employee, employer, client, or business development opportunity.

NEW FRIENDS

Business is the focus but our culture is friendly. Expect smiles, high-fives and offers to help.


Media Partners

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Built In NYC
NJ Tech Weekly

Sponsors & Partners

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Jet.com Logo
Phone.com Logo
Stevens Institute Of Technology

EXHIBITORS

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COMMUNITY HOSTS

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“It's like SxSW moved from Texas to New York. I was amazed. So much talent. So much creativity. Propelify truly delivered.”


FRANCK NOUYRIGAT
FOUNDER, STARTUP WEEKEND

“Propelify is a testament to our great tech community here in the NYC metro region. It was part festival, part tech conference, and a chance to connect to the innovators and thought leaders that drive the next wave of our economy. I had a blast.”


MINERVA TANTOCO
FORMER CTO, CITY OF NEW YORK