Fergal Gallagher

Fergal Gallagher

Built In


Writer for Built In NYC covering the tech start up scene in Silicon Alley.

I'm up for

Meeting other founders


Founding startups
Lean startups


Marketing & PR <1 year
Social Media Marketing & Strategy Basic


2015 - current

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my activity

“ This month's meetup will cover building a Fast Data solution that will receive endless streams from the IoT side and will be capable of processing the streams in real-time using Apache Ignite's cluster resources.  It's not enough to build a mesh of s... ”
Fergal created a new event: IoT NY #46: Machine Learning in IoT
“ This month, we'll dig into discussion, use cases, and demos around how Machine Learning (ML) is being applied in IoT. We'll touch on event-driven architectures, how to build intelligence into IoT solutions, intended results, and driving insights with... ”
“ AgTech spans indoor and urban agriculture, precision agriculture, closed-loop systems, and a growing body of IoT-enabled solutions. This month, we'll hear from a panel of AgTech leaders who will discuss investor trends, prototyping, grower adoption,... ”
“ A time series is a series of observations captured over a period of time (e.g. stock quotes, sensor data, or any other time-stamped data source). With the growth of sensors deployed for IoT solutions, ingesting, processing and storing time series dat... ”
“ This month, we're fortunate to be joined by Olaf Kolkman, Chief Internet Technology Officer of Internet Society. Olaf has responsibility for leading Internet Society’s Strategic Technical activities, particularly as they pertain to issues and opportu... ”
“ Wish you knew the the core principles and rules of thumb used by Electrical/Embedded Engineers? With a few key concepts, you can begin applying your software knowledge to start solving problems in the physical world.  Andrew Reitano of Microsoft will... ”
“ Join us for a discussion with Vikrum Aiyer, Chief of Staff to U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (Obama administration) and former White House Senior Advisor for Innovation & Manufacturing Policy. Please see *Important Note* below before submitt... ”
Fergal created a new event: IoT NY #40: IoT Day with Techstars IoT
“ Techstars has set aside a block of invitations* exclusively for IoT NY meetup members to attend their capstone event, featuring the first class in their IoT accelerator.  Attendees are welcome to attend the entire program of events beginning at 2pm,... ”
“ This month, we welcome 3D Hubs, a leading 3D printing service with a network of 3D printers and over 20,000 locations. Their team will demo and discuss rapid prototyping for IoT using 3D printing. We'll also touch on mass customization and speed/mate... ”
“ This Office Hours event is an opportunity to speak one-on-one with a leader at Brinc, an IoT accelerator based in Hong Kong. We're fortunate to be joined by Hilary Szymujko, Head of Program at Brinc.  One of the strengths of Brinc's program is its kn... ”

recent blog posts

Fergal Gallagher
In 2013, Zach Weprin needed a loan for his small business in Ohio.Fusian, a kind of Chipotle for sushi, was doing well with two locations, but needed funding for expansion. After he was turned down by several banks, he reached out to his cousin Jared Hecht.
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Fergal Gallagher
It turns out, most successful entrepreneurs actually do finish college.
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Gilt GroupeGilt GroupeVisit their siteView company profile+ Create Job Alert, the NYC-based online fashion retailer is close to being acquired by the owners of Sak’s Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor. The Canadian parent company of the department stores, Hudson’s Bay Co., is expected...
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Dreaded by many, loved by others, and as inevitable as death and taxes is the annual office holiday party. Once you’ve managed to get a Secret Santa gift for your co-worker (it’s ok to just get a bottle of wine, again), and avoid any drunken romantic advances, the holiday party can be a...
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