Startup Digest Long Island edition

Long Island StartupDigest
Life is too short to work at a boring company.

Good Morning Long Island,

This week I would like to tell you about the following new startups:

Babysitting Barter – Babysitting Barter provides the well deserved break you need. Schedule and trade free babysitting with your family and friends or choose paid babysitters recommended by your neighbors. Babysitting Barter offers the best of both worlds and all with one click of a button. – Founded by professional painters, helps Long Islanders find quality and professional painters for their homes (inside and out). Simply fill out a short form with your needs and does the rest as they match you with the “right” painters and provide you with up to 3 competitive price quotes.

You can submit your startup or your event to 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.

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What’s Going on in the Long Island Startup Community

LISTnet’s Lean Startup group is having a Business Model Canvas Workshop at LaunchPad LI on 3/18….check out LISTnet’s Lean Startup group for more info.

Long Island Angel Network Presentation Night
Wednesday, March 20 @5:30PM – 8PM | LaunchPad LI

Join the LI Angels ( as they have 4 – 6 companies presenting for funding on 3/20/13 from 5:30 – 8pm at LaunchPad LI. Hors d’oeuvres & Cocktails will be served. Please RSVP with Catherine LeGrega at 631-632-7006 or email

Long Island System Users Group – The State of IBM i – 2013 Edition
Wednesday, March 20 @8PM | ox Hollow Inn and Conf. Center 7725 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury

Long Island System Users Group – The State of IBM i – 2013 Edition presented by Alison Butterill as well as Web Performance First Aid presented by Alan Seiden at Fox Hollow Inn and Conf. Center 7725 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury.

LISTnet’s Education/Brain Drain SIG
Monday, March 25 @5:30PM | LI Tech Mall

LISTnet’s Education/Brain Drain SIG – Join us as we plan our May event to rally LI Technology businesses and education leaders to collaborate to insure that we will continue to grow the highly skilled, technology rich workforce that we will need on Long Island, to compete in the 21st Century. 5:30 – 7:30pm at the LI Tech Mall. Please Register here.

Top Upcoming Long Island Startup Events April 09 – Long Island Digital Summit
April 09 – NYIT’s Connect-To-Tech High School Engineering & Technology Showcase Competition
April 17 – Everything Google from the Long Island Social Media Association
April 19 – Developing A New Product or Exporting Internationally? Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights Explained
May 01 – LISTnet LISA Awards

@AndrewHazen – Serial Entrepreneur & Startup Addict!

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