Happy Friday, folks!
Welcome to our new members this week:
Manoj Kumar : iVentus Inc head digital media
Wasim Ahmad : CMO of Andologies
Nelly Yusupova : Founder of DigitalWoman.com
Aileen Sohn : A graphic design student
Konstantin : A researcher at NYU
Tonia S : Management Consultant at Bain
Johnathan Carrillo : Technical Marketing at Startup Institute
Ekaterina V : An entreprenuer with sunglassesretailer.com
Himanshu Grover : A big data analyst in biomedical/healthcare
A quick reminder to take a look at two fun hubs: techideahub.com and techstartupfund.com. We want to support your growth so please pitch your ideas and share your new projects in need of funding there.
As I mentioned last week, we have a NYSA Drinks and Demo night coming up this January 23rd. Beat the rush by signing up to demo now, before the event is officially announced. Fill out the presenter form here.
Have a great week and stay warm. It’s freezing!
23 Jan 2014 : TechMeetups Drinks & Demo Night! New York Jan 2014 #TMUdrinks [ RSVP HERE ]
IN THE NEWS
Looking back at our first Startup Guru Program
This week marked the end of our very first Guru Program sponsored by Pearson. Over the last 3 months people from all walks of life have joined together in a journey of education in the wonderful world of tech startups.
Helping Startups & Developers make those deeper connections – TechMeetups #SpeedMeetup
In the past one year TechMeetups continuously improved and developed new ways in which to help the members of the community of startups and developers meet and create long lasting relationships.
My Personal Hackathon 2 by @ShawnTechMeetup
Having done quite a bit last week my initial plan was to wait till the next weekend or for a slower day or free evening to continue and finish my Rails tutorial.
Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, has a population of just under half a million. It is Scotland’s second biggest city and the seventh biggest in Great Britain as a whole. The city’s economy is one of the strongest in the UK, second only to London.
READING & VIEWING
3 tried and tested ways to hire great work-from-home employees for your startup – ventureburn
Startup Story: Why I Started Tumblr by David Karp (@DavidKrap) CEO and President of Tumblr (@tumblr) – TechCrunch
How A Bad Hire Can Cripple Your Startup – business2community
Social Media Recruiting: New Trend in Job Search – AEG India
Great talk on how Drew Houston (@drewhouston) founder of @Dropbox met his Co-founder Arash Ferdowsi (@Arashf) – Entrepreneurship
Ideas to be brought to life
If you have an idea please submit at TechIdeaHub
FUND A PROJECT
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.