London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Newsletter 04-Oct-2013

London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Newsletter 04-Oct-2013

Issue 04 October 2013

Dear London TechMeetups Member,

Our Guru program session dedicated to Marketing and PR for Startups is coming up this Tue and we are thrilled to announce speakers for the evening:

1. Tamsin Fox-Davies, Development Director at Constant Contact UK

2. John Webb, Marketing Director at Rackspace

3. Claire Unwin, Senior PR Consultant at Rostrum Communications

Join us and meet the amazing group that comes to all Guru sessions.

 

We are proud to announce the partnership with Rackspace and excited to have the chance to offer Rackspace Startup Program to our members which provides 12 months of free Cloud hosting to a value of £1,325 per month.

Here are the terms and how you can claim this offer:

New to Rackspace

– Be going through or has been through an Incubator / Accelerator program and / or has received Angel or VC-backed funding
– Registered business – Digital / online core component of the business offering – Multiple founders including a tech co-founder
– Can articulate the idea and business plan
– Have a monetisation strategy

Existing Rackspace Customer

– Must qualify as above
– Have been a Rackspace Cloud customer < 3 months

Claim the offer here!

 

Warm Rgds,

Mirjana
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OUR EVENTS

08 Oct: GuruProgram: Low Risk, High Reward Marketing & PR for Startups #TMUguru [ RSVP HERE ]

15 Oct: Guru Program: Sales, Partnerships,Alliances & Affiliates #TMUguru [ RSVPHERE ]

24 Oct: TechStartupJobs Fair London Autumn 2013 [ RSVP HERE ]

Check out all London events here

OTHER EVENTS

17 – 18 Oct: Wired 2013

 

IN THE NEWS

Create an App for Your Business for Maximum Engagement

In December 2012, Forbes reported that 49 percent of smartphone and tablet users are seeking information about local businesses.

Munich Tech Scene

Munich is the third biggest city in Germany and the largest city in Bavaria, as well as the state capital. Of all the German cities, Munich has the strongest economy.

 

JOBS

iOS Developer @ The App Business

We are now looking for iOS engineers to join our team at The App Business

PHP / Front-End Developer @ The Rockstar Development Company

We’re seeking a talented PHP and front-end developer to work on interesting internal and client projects (mainly consumer-facing websites and web apps, and back-end systems and extranets).

Graduate Developer @ Nestoria

We are seeking an intelligent, motivated and forward thinking developer to work on the Nestoria property search engine, and to help us continue serving millions of house hunters in eight countries and six languages.

Web Developer @ Nestoria

As a web developer at Nestoria you will be responsible for the maintenance and continued improvement of our property search engine.

Head of Business Development @ PocketProf

We need a fired-up commercial lead to rapidly grow our presence in the US healthcare market, and blaze a trail for the next generation of healthcare.

Head of Marketing @ PocketProf

Soon our personal devices will automatically track every step we take, every calorie we burn, every minute we sleep.

Android Extraordinaire @ The App Business

The App Business is a specialist app software company.

Customer Service Rep for Software Company @ ParkJockey

We are a software company that will be launching a new mobile app and website in the London and Miami market in early October.

Head of Marketing for Software Company @ ParkJockey

We are looking for an experienced Head of Marketing who can join the team in London, and grow our company together.

IT/System Analyst for Software Company @ ParkJockey

Monitor customer transactions through our website and mobile apps

MUCH PUBLICISED INTERNET START-UP LOOKING FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL TECH LEAD (LONDON) @ RMI

Mid to senior .NET Developer @ ZoneFutures Ltd

ZoneFutures is a digital products incubator, backed by and co-located with leading digital agency Zone in central London.

CTO – Big Data Startup @ DataBarta Ltd

Our technical development to date has been with a contracted team in Bulgaria. We are now keen to appoint a CTO who would work full-time in London.

Data Architect / Growth Hacker @ Seed Jobs

At Seed our goal is simple – make recruitment better. We believe that discovering the job you love and hiring great talent should be easy.

Tech Lead @ Liquid Healthcare

We aim to give everyone on the planet a lifelong health record, and to leverage the data we collect to help make healthcare cheaper and better, for everyone. We are near launch.

Client Support Manager @ CMO International ApS

We make software so that big companies can manage compliance stuff like audits, inspections, action management, risk, incidents and safety.

CTO Co-founder @ Honeywell

The current situation is that a minimum viable product is ready for development and market testing for expected reiteration.

London Based iOS Developer (for an exceptional startup) @ lowdownapp Ltd

We’re going to make meetings more successful for everyone by creating a service that people love to use.

Technical Support Engineer @ Axomic

OpenAsset, created by Axomic, is the Architectural, Engineering and Construction (AEC) profession’s favourite digital asset management system.

IT Support Intern @ Instant Access Technologies

The Help Desk\LAN Support Intern will have the responsibility of assisting users and team members on various hardware\software related issues.

IT Support Intern @ Instant Access Technologies

The Help Desk\LAN Support Intern will have the responsibility of assisting users and team members on various hardware\software related issues.

Senior Java Rockstar!! @ Bright North

Your role is fundamental to the growth of our company because our clients buy solutions to their needs and these solutions are delivered through talent and passion, not just technology.

MySQL DBA and Operations Engineer @ mendeley

Currently our databases are in the hands of our capable system admins, but they require the tender loving care of a seasoned DBA

Education Program Manager @ mendeley

Mendeley are now looking for an Education Program Manager

Data Analytics Engineer @ mendeley

To support data enquiries by utilising different technologies to provide data sets, graphs and visualization.

Web Developer @ mendeley

We are looking for a web developer to take ownership of the corporate web site.

E-commerce and Data Intern @ Instant Access Technologies Limited

Are you interested in e-commerce and data?

Middleweight Developer (front & back end) @ Shed

Our creative digital design and development startup based in Shoreditch, London are on the lookout for a talented middleweight all-round developer to join the team.

Accountmanager Sales @ Coosto

Coosto is looking for an Account manager sales with a strong track record in the online industry (top 500) to join our London based office.

Lead Developer @ Tonguesten

Our ideal candidate is an expert in back-end (Rails/Testing/Databases) and front-end (HTML5, CSS/SASS/HAML, Javascript/JQuery) development with a portfolio of web / mobile applications that you are proud of,with at least one of them having a decent amount of users.

Sr. Software Engineer – Search @ NumberFour AG

NumberFour is looking for an experienced, energetic and self-driven developer

Sr. Java / Scala Software Engineer – Cloud Business Platform (m/f) @ NumberFour AG

Want to be part of a revolutionary project? We are now looking for software engineers with a strong passion to work on our revolutionary new platform.

PHP Web developers Internships @ theorderbox.com

This is a internship position with travel expenses paid with many benefits attached.

Field Sales Agent/Rep – Tower Hamlets @ theorderbox.com

We are currently seeking highly ambitious and money-driven sales representatives to sell our website & marketing packages to all businesses at affordable prices.

Junior iOS Mobile Developer @ Ve Interactive

We are flexible in our structure, and people will always have the chance to learn other skills as time progresses, as we actively encourage it.

 

Local work from Sooqini

Website Building

small list of building construction type items, small web site to start with but to increase in size an business develops, would not need ecommerce at this stage,

Access Database

An equipment database, to log equipment details to include location i.e. hire, sold or store. To summarise provide frontend and reports in Microsoft Access or VB

If you have a job you would like to promote post it at TechStartupJobs

 

READING & VIEWING

Why VC Funding is Important for Tech Startups – UPmagazine

Choosing Images For Your Socials? Are You Doing It Right – Social Media

An Austrian star of European computing – Google Official Blog

 

IDEAS TO BE BROUGHT TO LIFE

Hu(e)ge Fun: A memory game for Amazon Kindle based on Philips Hue

CoLab Event

If you have an idea please submit at TechIdeaHub

 

Fund a project

Fans Choir

Mobile football app that aims to make football more of a democracy then a dictatorship by finally letting a football fan’s voice be heard and amplified on their football club’s team selection, performance and tactics.

 

OUR PARTNERS

Rackspace

Rackspace provides Hybrid Cloud infrastructures powered by OpenStack®

Rightmove

 

Rightmove is the great British web success story. We launched in 2000 and rapidly became the number one destination for UK property search. The company floated in 2006 and is a firmly established member of the FTSE 250. Rightmove is now the biggest home-grown web brand in the UK – in January 2013 our traffic levels were only surpassed by the global brands Facebook, Google, YouTube, eBay and Amazon.

Judo Payments

Card payments for mobile apps.  We make it easy to add the building block of payments to your iOS and Android apps.  Our RESTful APIs and SDKs let you quickly and easily integrate card payments, sign up third parties to accept cards directly and control funds flow (beta) all from one simple API.  Whether you’re looking to increase m-commerce conversion or build your own mobile payments business, judo is your one stop solution.

Elance
Instant access to online talent

Special deal for TechMeetups members: Register today on Elance and receive $50 towards your first online hire to help you launch your business. Click here

Constant Contact

We’ll Help Your Small Businesses Succeed. Try Email Marketing Free. Create and grow customer relationships in this socially connected world

Paymill

Paymill offers an innovative payment solution which enables online businesses and services to accept payments on their websites. The company is currently active in 34 countries across Europe and other regions. The developer-friendly API, the fast onboarding process (within 48 hours), its transparent pricing as well as the top-notch customer support make all the difference! Check it out

Kingsley Napley LLP

Kingsley Napley LLP is a London based and internationally recognised law firm with a specialist team advising technology companies on a range of legal issues

Jeffreys Henry LLP

Based in the heart of Silicon Roundabout, Jeffreys Henry specialise in working with entrepreneurial technology and digital companies to startup, develop and grow.

For a limited time, Jeffreys Henry is offering free company formation and initial finance/accounting/tax advice to local technology/digital startups.Click here

Radford

Radford has provided compensation market intelligence to the technology and life sciences industries.

Broadgate Consultants

Founded in 2008 to assist Financial Services organisations plan, manage and execute change; Broadgate Consultant’s reputation for pragmatic, experience led quality has helped us grow dramatically in a volatile economic environment.

Broadgate’s aim is to develop long-term, mutually rewarding relationships with our clients. We have consistently delivered for our existing clients and are looking to broaden this solid foundation.

Venner Shipley LLP

Venner Shipley – European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys Lawyers

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