FWD.us and New American Economy Host #iCodeImmigration in NYC


Leading Entrepreneurs, Investors, Technologists, and Policy Experts Will Discuss the Critical Need for Immigration Reform

New York, NY – FWD.us will join with New American Economy (NAE) to host #iCodeImmigration events in cities across the country premiering in New York City on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM ET. Leading entrepreneurs, investors, technologists, and policy experts will discuss why immigration reform is critical to the tech and start-up community in New York City and across the country. Through the #iCodeImmigration campaign, stopping in multiple cities across the U.S., entrepreneurs will share why immigration reform is critical to the tech and start-up communities, and urge Congress to accelerate immigration reform this year.

#iCodeImmigration is part of the #iAmImmigration campaign to engage sectors across the economy and push for reform this year.  Learn more at icodeimmigration.org.

WHAT: #iCodeImmigration Premier in NYC


  • Aditya Julka, Co-founder of Paddle8
  • Matt Shampine, VP of Strategy at WeWork Labs
  • Murat Aktihanoglu, Managing Director at Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator
  • Kunal Sarda, Founder of Verbalizelt
  • Jalak Jobanputra, Managing Partner at FuturePerfect Ventures
  • Guy Horrocks, Founder of  Carnival Mobile
  • Nithya Das, VP, General Counsel at AppNexus, moderator


Monday, April 21, 2014
6:30 PM ET


28 W 23rd St
New York, NY 10010

About NAE

New American Economy is a bipartisan research and advocacy organization fighting for smart federal, state, and local immigration policies that help grow our economy and create jobs for all Americans. More…