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Transitioning from Public to Private: A Startup Policy Lab Conversation

  • Techstars 1407 Broadway St New York, New York 10018 United States (map)

Join us for our NYC Chapter Launch, hosted by Techstars.


For our first event, we will be talking about what it's like to go from the Hill✈️ Valley/Alley. Hear from three superstar government technologists from Microsoft, General Assembly and Pivot Desk, who have made the transition from public to private and learn why they made the transition, what's changed for them and if they would do it again.   

David Plouffe, former Obama advisor, made waves when he joined Uber during a tumultuous period in the company's relationships with regulators and policymakers. Lots of startup and technology companies have been hiring former government employees to communicate their messages better and drive new waves of business development. Learn why they do it and why startups need these guys more now than ever.