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Yorkseed Passport Series: Authentic Connections

Hosted by Jessica Sophia Wong (Yorkseed Founder) & 4 others
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New York, New York
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We’ve received some really good interest for the event 🙏 We’d love to have as many as possible, but want to keep the format so it’s conducive for having genuine conversations. For this first installment, we’re going to cap it at 20 of us for coffee at 11:00. But please join us for the Yorkseed Passport Series: Authentic Connections (Happy Hour) at 1pm!

This event is open for all founders investors / executives and tech community builders.

Join us for a special event titled "Authentic Connections: Founders, Investors, Conversations, Community, and Giving Back," where we invite you to engage in a warm and supportive conversation. This gathering provides a safe and intimate space for individuals to share their career paths, personal anecdotes, favorite tools, and support systems. Whether you're facing the challenges of being an entrepreneur, experiencing high levels of stress in the venture industry, or simply seeking connection, this event is designed to encourage open communication and foster a sense of community. Join us for an afternoon filled with empathy, understanding, and unity as we journey through life's ups and downs together over a cup of coffee (or two).


Our Venture Summit Series is happening in NYC and Toronto during New York Tech Week and Collision Conference in June 2024, come join us for a half day of exclusive programs! special 10% code for all attendees.

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About Our Cohost:

Vipin Makhija has been a product leader in NYC for 15 years. He’s now a founder at Kast , a proptech/martech mobile AI solution.

He’s a mentor at a couple of accelerators and also advises startups on product strategy and management.

Davon Harris has a BA in Psychology and a Juris Doctorate. He co-founded Happiroom, a startup creating virtual safe spaces for students facing mental health and addiction challenges. Committed to real impact, Davon encourages those interested in supporting this cause to reach out at

Xue Cheung has a BA in Economics and a MS in Computer Science. She has experience as a software engineer at Chase, Yahoo!, Verizon and Amazon. She is currently the CTO of at Happiroom.

​​About Yorkseed:

​Yorkseed is a global venture community for founders and investors, fostering connections between entrepreneurs and investors, and establishing global hubs to boost investor outreach.

​​​Yorkseed began unexpectedly after a spreadsheet gained popularity at the SXSW conference, prompting Jessica to form a company. In less than a year, we've amassed over 4k members across 18 global city hubs, with the newsletter, just 10 months old, attracting over 2.8k subscribers globally alone from Angels, VCs, Family Offices, PE, GP, LPs, Founders (from early stages to IPO) and Executives! We've hosted exclusive global events in 3 countries, 4 cities and continue to expand. Yorkseed remains sector-agnostic, except for cannabis and gambling.

​​​​​Whether you're an entrepreneur looking for support or an investor looking to invest in emerging companies, Yorkseed community is the perfect place to connect with like-minded individuals, share knowledge, and explore opportunities in the startup ecosystem. Join us in building a global network of investors and founders and shaping the future of the startup community.

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​​​​Jessica Sophia Wong / Founder and CEO of Yorkseed.

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