Long Island Startup Digest – 5th Edition

Good morning, Long Island Startups!

Welcome to our fifth edition of Startup Digest – Long Island.

With LI Startups, LISTnet and LaunchPad ‘lifting off’ next Monday 2/11, there is LOTS of startup activity going on within Long Island!

DormFundingDormFunding.com allows student entrepreneurs to raise money through donations from family, friends, fellow-students, alumni and corporations. DormFunding connects student startups with other students, alumni and corporations – gaining the connections, mentoring and funding necessary to get their companies off the ground.

LiquidText.net – I met Craig Tashman, founder of LiquidText.net, this week at LaunchPad Long Island and was BLOWN AWAY by LiquidText’s technology and simply-use! LiquidText is a multi-touch document manipulation system that provides a uniquely flexible environment for active reading — the focused, critical reading we do when we highlight, annotate, flip between pages, compare documents, etc. Check out these demos – http://liquidtext.net/demos/

TurboRosterTurboRoster is an online management application for Fitness Centers, Continuing Education Courses, Exercise Studios, Martial Arts Classes, and more. Through our registration platform, your members can register and connect to their social media outlets increasing enrollment while marketing your location.

Upcoming Events

February 6, 2013: First-To-File: Is Your Company Ready for the Upcoming Changes to the Patent Laws?
A collabroative event to discuss how the next wave of changes by the America Invents Avt will affect you and yor business. Learn more and register here.

February 11, 2013: LI Startups and LISTnet’s Lean Startup group have speaker Kuty Shalev of CleverTech presenting on Exploring Practical Examples of Using Lean Startup in Real World Examples. You can join at LI Startups or LISTnet’s Lean Startup group

February 11, 2013: LaunchPad Long Island “LAUNCH PARTY” Please join us as we “launch” LaunchPad Long Island, our 12k sq foot business accelerator and coworking community in Mineola, Long Island with special guest Eric Trump from the Trump Organization and trusted Board Advisor on The Apprentice. Hors d’oeuvres & Cocktails will be served. Please visit www.LaunchPadLI.com if you want to attend the LAUNCH PARTY

February 12, 2013: LISTnet’s BEST Event – The “BEST” Resources for Your Company’s Growth! We’ll help put the pieces together. Funding, IDA Programs, Start-Up Programs, Economic Development
The Garden City Hotel 6 pm – 8:30 pm Register Here

You can submit your startup or your event to andrew@LIStartups.com for consideration in next week’s digest.

For newcomers: The Long Island StartupDigest is an events list, created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, that is laser-focused on the needs of start-ups on Long Island.

* StartupDigest is a simple, curated resource for entrepreneurs, it was recently acquired by Startup Weekend and has more than 250,000 international subscribers.

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