10. May 2017



35th DIGITAL FRIENDS DINNER in New York City at Robert De Niro's Locanda Verde, Wednesday, 10th May 2017

NEW YORK IS CALLING AGAIN IN MAY. On May10th, IEG Managing Director Dr. Bjoern B. Schmidt and Candi Dalipe, founder of DalipeCo from NYC, have hosted the 35th DIGITAL FRIENDS DINNER in the Big Apple alongside the DLD. 40 brilliant digital minds from the US American scene were invited to join them for a spectacular dinner at the restaurant 'Locanda Verde'. Over the last years, Candi Dalipe has become a loyal guest of the DIGITAL FRIENDS DINNER. She has traveled the world with us and attended dinner in London, Barcelona and New York. Therefore it was long overdue that she co-hosts one of these special events. As a New York- local, she is well connected to numerous digital, innovative and overall interesting people. 

Björn Schmidt and Candi Dalipe welcomed, among others, Mr. Daniel Costello, SVP at News Corp, Mr. Matthew Canvar, General Manager at Broadway Video (The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live), Ms Anu Subramanian, CFO at Vice Media, Mr. Koda Wang, Chief Customer Officer at Rent the Runway and Josh Hix, CEO and Co-Founder at Plated. 

DIGITAL FRIENDS DINNER in New York City, Wednesday, 10th May 2017, 7:30 pm
Björn Schmidt and Candi dalipe hosted the 35th DFD in New York
We were fully booked.
Stefan Heilmann, initiator of the DIGITAL FRIENDS DINNER was also present.
Benjamin Uyeda (HomeMade Modern), Nathan Latka (TheTopInBox) and Paul Hsu (HomePolish).
Mack Rossoff, MD at IEG's US partner Rossoff & Co with Daniel Costello (News Corp), Rache Lam (Tremor Video) and Stephanie Lee (Rakuten Fintech Fund)
Host Candi Dalipe with Stefan Heilmann, Anu Subramanian (Vice Media) and Jonathan Sichel (Scripps Network)
Melanie Mohr (YEAY) with Ctibor Cemper (Cowen Group)
Stefan Heilmann sharing a laugh with greg Kahn (GK Digital Media)
Jordan Fox (Laundry Service & Cycle), Anis Rashid (WME Ventures) and Koda Wang (Rent the Runway)