Just wanted to pass along this invitation to the Wall Street Journal Tech CafÃ©
. I've never been, but it seems like a good place for tech hobnobbing. Details below:
The Wall Street Journal Tech CafÃ©
is a hub for the entrepreneur and tech communities to share ideas and debate how technology and business coexist.
Coffee, tea and pastries on us!
Charging stations will keep your devices running.
Learn from renowned business leaders, technology experts, the startup community, investors and WSJ editors about what your existing or future business needs to succeed.
12PM - 1PM:Â Digital Privacy in a Social Media Age
Are we sharing too much information at the expense of our privacy? In this social-media age, when we can easily share our thoughts, photos and whereabouts with one tap or click, the line is blurring between privacy and profits. Executive from social-networking site Facebook joins privacy researchers from Microsoft and the Center of Democracy & Technology to debate the consequences of sharing personal data.
6:30PM - 7:30PM: WSJ Startup of the Year: Entrepreneurs & Investors Tell All
Entrepreneurs and investors from WSJ's Startup of the Year online documentary series, tell all: How they reached success and what they are looking for next. Does your business have what it takes? Don't missÂ Jay Samit, President of ooVoo; founder of Jasmine Multimedia Publishing (pioneer of the CD-ROM and laserdisc technologies),Â Brian Cohen, CEO, Launch.It, chairman NY AngelsÂ andÂ Steve Case, Chairman & CEO of Revolution LLC; former Chairman & CEO of America Online (AOL).
There's also an early breakfast panel called "Secrets of Tech Recruiting."
Spencer Ante, WSJ Deputy Bureau Chief
Katia Beauchamp, co-founder, Birchbox; Dave Gilboa, co-founder, Warby Parker; Serkan Piantino, site director, Facebook NY office; Aaron Schildkrout, co-founder,Â HowAboutWe
To get access to the breakfast, use code WSJCEO13 while registering.