2018 Propelify Innovation Festival - Propelify

2018 Propelify Innovation Festival

​May 17th | Hoboken Waterfront
rain date 5/18

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

10,000+
Attendees

80+
Speakers

2
Stages

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

Speakers & Performers

Speakers Perfomers

LIVE from our Stage Of Wisdom and Stage Of Inspiration

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

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

BETH FERREIRA
Managing Director,

FirstMark Capital

ALLEN GANNEtT
Founder & CEO,

TrackMaven

Josh Kampel 
President

Techonomy

Linda Holliday
CEO, Citia

Dennis Mortensen
cofounder & CEO
x.AI

Mike Luzio
The LVE Group

Francesca Parodi
VP Consumer & Small Business Marketing
Dell

Chris Sugden
Edison Ventures

John Henry  
Cofounder

Harlem Capital

Clark Valberg 
CEO & Cofounder

InVision

More...

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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

Doors Open
9:00 AM

Fireworks & Finish
9:00 PM

Featuring food/drink & Live music throughout the day

Investor Matching

Networking Ferris Wheel

Sprint Elevator Pitch 

Community Partners

Drone Racing

Startup Heroes

Stevens Venture Center Robotics

AI/VR Experience

 Robotics

Diversity in Tech presented by Audible

E-sports Gaming Center

FIREWORKS AND MORE!

LIVE PERFORMANCES!

Talks on 2 stages from 70+ Speakers

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
  • star
    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
Interactive Title Graphic

AUDIBLE VOICES OF PROGRESS

DRONE RACING PRESENTED BY SAFETY THIRD RACING

Icon Rocketship Rocket

STARTUP HUMANITY HEROES
EXHIBITION

BUDDHA
BOOTH & WELLNESS

RED BULL E-SPORTS GAMING
LOUNGE

INNOVATION
ROW

CEO BREAKFAST WITH "CEREAL ENTREPRENEURS"

ACCELERATOR
ALLEY

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

“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