2019 Propelify Innovation Festival - Propelify

October 3rd | Hoboken Pier A Park

Rain date: October 4th

  • Talks
  • Exhibitors
  • Drones
  • VR
  • VC's
  • Music
  • E-Sports
  • Food
  • More!
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Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | Hoboken Pier A Park

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:

  • Learn how to grow your business from over 80 expert speakers
  • Overcome business obstacles with fresh perspectives and new ideas
  • Quickly grow your network and connect with peers, mentors, potential hires, and investors that can help you scale up efficiently
  • Discover the future of entrepreneurship, education , Fintech, HR...
  • 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 October 3rd on the Hoboken Waterfront.

Talks About

Future Of

  • Future of Health
  • Privacy
  • Life Sciences
  • AI/AR/VR in Health

Startups

  • Fundraising
  • Product
  • User Acquisition
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Recruiting

Corporate Innovation

  • Strategic Partners
  • Intrapreneurship
  • Think Tanks
  • Acting Like A Startup

Tracks

HealthTech

  • Future of Health
  • Privacy
  • Life Sciences
  • AI/AR/VR in Health

FinTech

  • Future of Payments
  • Crypto & Blockchain
  • Lending
  • Personal Finance

eCommerce & Retail

  • Future of Retail
  • DTC
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Startups
  • Transforming Retail

BusinessTech

  • Automation
  • SaaS
  • CRM
  • Online Payments
  • Human Capital Strategy

HealthTech

  • Future of Health
  • Privacy
  • Life Sciences
  • AI/AR/VR in Health

FinTech

  • Future of Payments
  • Crypto & Blockchain
  • Lending
  • Personal Finance

eCommerce & Retail

  • Future of Retail
  • DTC
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Startups
  • Transforming Retail

BusinessTech

  • Automation
  • SaaS
  • CRM
  • Online Payments
  • Human Capital Strategy

Talks About

Future Of

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

Startups

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

Corporate Innovation

  • Strategic Partners
  • Intrapreneurship
  • Think Tanks
  • Acting Like A Startup
  • Investing
  • Innovation

Festival Agenda

Doors Open
9:00AM

Fireworks & Finish
8:00PM

Featuring Food, Drink, & Live Music Throughout the Day!

Investor Matching
Networking Ferris Wheel
Investor Matching
Community Partners
Investor Matching
Investor Matching
Cannabis Corner
Investor Matching
Investor Matching
Audible Voices of Progress
Redbull VR & Smart Soccer
Investor Matching
Live Performances!
Talks on 2 stages from
70+ Speakers!

Speakers

Live from our stage of wisdom & stage of inspiration

Bobbi Brown

CEO
Beauty Evolution

Dave Meltzer

CEO
Sports1Marketing

Gov. Phil Murphy

Governor
New Jersey

Lisa Barnett

Co-Founder
LittleSpoon

James Altucher

Founder
James Altucher Show

Chieh Huang

CEO
Boxed

Jeff Braverman

CEO
Nuts.com

Dave Sorin

Partner
McCarter & English

Jim DeCicco

CEO
Super Coffee

Rachel Blank

Co-Founder
Rory

Jesse Horowitz

Co-CEO
Hubble Contacts

Bonin Bough

Founder
Bonin Ventures

Jason Feifer

Editor in Chief
Entrepreneur Mag

Alyson Shontell

Editor In Chief
Business Insider

Carley Graham Garcia

External Affairs
Google

Amy Vernon

Head Of Comm
Probity Ledgers

Laurel Touby

Managing Director
SuperNode Ventures

Nir Eyal

Writer
NirAndFar

Mike Luzio

Founder
LVE Group

Madison Jaye

Founder
Madison Jaye LLC

Lindsey Holmes

CEO
UsabilityTechCo

J. Smoke Wallin

CEO
Vertical Wellness

Alex Lieberman

CEO
Morning Brew

Marissa Orr

Author
Lean Out

Julia Olayanju

Founder, CIO
GrubEasy

Guillermo Artilles

Partner
McCarter & English

Michael Potters

CEO
Glenmont Group

Eric Toczko

CEO
Shineon

Cathrin Bowtell

Chief Growth Officer
Candid

Daniel Herscovici

Partner
Edison Partners

Kathleen Coviello

Founding Director
NJEDA Tech

Peter Schawacker

Managing Director
Agio

Gary J. Nix

Founder
The BRANDarchist

Karen Cahn

CEO
iFundWomen

Rashmi Melgiri

Co-Founder
CoverWallet

James Rhee

CEO
Ashley Stewart

John Rigos

Founder
Aurify

Jeremy Levy

CEO
Indicative

Cathryn Bowtell

Chief Growth Officer
Candid

J. Smoke Wallin

CEO
Vertical Wellness

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Vertical Wellness

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Previous Speakers

Live from our stage of wisdom & stage of inspiration

Beth Comstock

Former Vice Chair
GE

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington

Founder & CEO
Thrive Global

Gary Vaynerchuk

CEO
Vayner Media

Marcus Weldon

CTO
Nokia

Joanne Wilson

Angel Investor
Gotham Gal

Pier A Park.

Propelify is on Hoboken’s Pier A this year! Come join us for a fun filled, informative, and inspirational day set against the iconic NYC skyline! Located 7 minutes from Manhattan & 20 minutes from Newark Airport.

Startup Competition 2019

Join a number of innovative startups dedicated to shaping the future of the education, work, and humanity competing for a chance at a golden ticket opportunity to be on Entrepreneur’s Casting Call in LA!

On-Site Casting Call for Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch

Startups defining eCommerce / FinTech / Healthcare / Startups for Good
Get your ticket to participate.

WIN A SPOT ON
ENTREPRENEUR'S HIT SHOW

30M VIEWS | $10M INVESTED
35 COMPANIES FUNDED

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Innovation
Row

Drone
Demos

Buddha Booth
& Wellness

FinTech with
Cross River Bank

HealthTech by
Hackensack Meridian

CEO Breakfast with Cereal Entrepreneurs

...And Much
Much More!

Culture

Networking

Make new connections, 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 the Experiments in Arts & Technology program from Nokia Bell Labs.

Who Should Attend?

  • Founders
  • Investors
  • Technologists
  • Industry
  • Influencers
  • C-Suite of Tech related Fortune 500
  • Enterprise Professionals
  • CEOs
  • CTOs
  • CIOs
  • VCs
  • Angels
  • Brands
  • Marketers
  • Agencies
  • 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.

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

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