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Urban Tech Meetup - Tech Startups Transforming the Built Environment in Cities



116 Houston
New York, NY 10012
United States


Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:30pm


With David Gilford (Senior Director, Intersection), Jiro Otsuka (Program Manager, Urban Future Lab - NYU), Amol Sarva (Founder, Knotel), Andrew Carter (Founder, SmallHold).

How are technology & startups changing the way people live & work in cities? Shared workspaces, urban farms, ridesharing, & other trends are reshaping how people utilize space in urban areas. By harnessing the power of new technologies, innovative entrepreneurs can make urban ecosystems more sustainable, livable, & resilient. These startups tend to have a large impact on the built environment of cities.

This panel will explore:

  • How urban tech startups are increasing access & utilization to space
  • The future of work in tech-enabled cities
  • How startups in these sectors are creating a more sustainable future
  • How technology can complement urban public policy

David Gilford, Senior Director at Intersection

Jiro Otsuka, Program Manager of the Urban Future Lab at NYU

Amol Sarva, Founder of Knotel

Andrew Carter, Founder of SmallHold


  • 6:30 Networking
  • 7:15 Panel Discussion
  • 8:00 Networking

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