London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Newsletter Issue 20 Dec

London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Newsletter Issue 20 Dec

Dear LSR member,

The holidays are around the corner and I am sure you are all looking forward to spending some time with your loved ones!

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you, on behalf of the TechMeetups team, Merry Christmas / Channukah / Kwanzaa / Saturnalia / Festivus / and any other happy occasion to gather the family!


Warm Regards,



New Members Welcome

Bhavik :Work for an Investment Bank in Technology.

Reza : Accounting professional

Satya : Admin at Nhs

Rado: MedTech

MARK : Recruiter

Kris Zylak :Dev lead in finance industry

Rodney Rodricks :Techie and running a start up

Babby Rani : A web developer, consultant, and online marketing expert.

Abdul-Karim Bilal :Want to start a film business

Mat_Jack1 :Italian web developer

Robin Abrams :

Adrienn Rixer :Entrepreneurial-minded economist

Mia Kos :User experience consultant based in London.

Ashfaq Mollah: Engineer turned into entrepreneur



20 Feb: TechMeetups presents #TechStartupJobs Fair London 2014 [ RSVP HERE ]



oDesk and Elance merge, forming one giant freelancer company (updated)

Two crowdsourcing Goliaths are joining forces to fight off those pesky Davids.

Be Part Of Our $100,000+ Big Idea Competition

Got an amazing new idea for your startup, or brilliant thoughts on a fresh new market to expand into?




Awesome PHP Developer @ Huddlebuy

With so many opportunities and great startups out there, here’s why you should consider Huddlebuy.

Business Development @ Big Deals Local

An innovative and cost effective solution to accelerate footfall, sales and loyalty for the high street retailer.

Business Development @ Ratings Plus

As a disruptive new entrant to customer and employee satisfaction measurement market, RatingsPlus is looking to recruit its first business development team member.

Senior Software Developer @ HICX Solutions

It is a known fact that B2B / Enterprise Software today is lagging significantly behind today’s consumer facing cloud based solutions.

Lead Developer / CTO @ Plentific Ltd is a London based start-up that’s on a mission to enrich people’s lives through better property decisions.

Front-end Developer @ Plentific Ltd

Our goal is to bring technology-enabled services to the highly complex property and financial services ecosystems and become a household brand in the UK

Back End Developer Loveflutter @ Loveflutter Ltd is a new dating site making waves across the UK and US this Summer, we’re looking to strengthen our team ahead of our app release in early 2014.

Front End Developer @ Loveflutter Ltd

You’ve ideally 4+ years experience in a creative digital agency/environment; capable of delivering large and scalable websites and apps; can commit 16-20 hours per week in a flexible working role (remote working considered).

Senior Developer @ Plentific Ltd is a London based start-up that’s on a mission to enrich people’s lives through better property decisions.


Front/Back-End Developers for Google Campus based Health Tech startup @ Liquid Healthcare

We’re looking for developers to work with us in TechHub at Google Campus in London.

[3D printing] Electrical / Mechanical/ Software engineer @  w0o0t Ltd

We are developing a new breed of 3D printers based on polymer jetting technology.

Graduate / Intern

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.

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



7 ‘digital nomads’ explain how they live, work and travel anywhere in the world – TNW

Big data startups pull in big money in 2013 – VentureBeat

Is it the time for Joint Shared Services? – Broadgate

10 Resources to Help You Market Your Small Business in 2014 – ConstantContact



What’s your BIG IDEA?


If you have an idea please submit at TechIdeaHub



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.




Rackspace provides Hybrid Cloud infrastructures powered by OpenStack®


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.

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 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


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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