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What is


ALLEYCON is a one-day technology event where the world's most successful founders and investors share behind-the-scenes stories about their pivotal decisions, like:

  • Should they launch their venture or fund? Why? And How?
  • What are practical tactics to grow? When is it time to pivot?
  • How do they keep reinventing the venture? Should one sell?

Whether you're an investor or a consultant or techie, you're confronted with hard decisions everyday. Over the course of an unforgettable day, ALLEYCON brings you practical lessons on how to make those tough calls.

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Why is NYC called Silicon Alley?



Companies founded




More than


thousands Jobs

More than


Billion Investment


We chose these diverse speakers for ALLEYCON with a lot of love and care. They’re founders, investors, and seasoned executives. Some dropped out of college, others have PhDs. Some run seed stage companies founded last year, others head hundred-year-old public companies. The one thing they share is daring to be at the forefront of the technology revolution taking place today.

More speakers will be revealed soon!

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Deepak Chhugani

founder, The Lobby

SpeakerS 2018

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Iqram Magdon-Ismail

Cofounder, Venmo

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Connor Lin

Cofounder, Carbon

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Laura Kornhauser '17

Co-founder of Stratyfy

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Carly Bigi '17

Co-founder of Thread Counsel

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Hayley Barna

Cofounder, Birchbox

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Peter Boyce II

Founder, Rough Draft Ventures
Partner, General Catalyst ventures
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Amol Sarva

Co-Founder, CEO of Knotel

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Laila Rehan

Solutions Executive, IBM Watson Health
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Laura Clayton McDonnell

VP, Global Digital Transformation, Microsoft
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Olivia Landau

Founder, The Clear Cut
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Glen de Vries

President, Medidata



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Team 2019