TechMeetups Weekly Newsletter 09 May 2014

TechMeetups Weekly Newsletter 09 May 2014

Issue 09 May 2014

London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Updates 

Elena RapiteanuHello again LSR members!

Sorry for not hearing from me for a while, but I’ve been quite busy relocating.

On the 21st of May, you’ll have another chance to network and  get to know each other in person at our Techmeetups Networking Night.

Further, as the Guru Program London Spring 2014 #TMUguru. is less than 3 weeks away, taking place on the 27th and 29th of May at IDEALondon, let me remind you the event agenda and ticket options.

DAY 1: 27th of May 2014

9:45 -> Registration

10:00-11:00 -> 1st session (Business models, Real World Problems & Solutions)

11:00-12:00 -> 2nd session (Company Structure, Legal, Business & Finance Planning)

12:00-12:30 -> Questions & Answers

12:30-1:30 -> Lunch break

1:30-2:30 -> 3rd session (Co-founding, hiring, firing, outsourcing & freelancing)

2:30-3:30 -> 4th session (Low Risk, High Reward Marketing & PR for Startups)

3:30-4:00 -> Questions & Answers

4:00-5:00 -> Workshop

DAY 2: 29th of May 2014

10:00-11:00 -> 5th session (Sales, Partnerships, Alliances & Affiliates)

11:00-12:00 -> 6th session (Starting Lean, Scaling Fast & Thinking Big)

12:00-12:30 -> Questions & Answers

12:30-1:30 -> Lunch break

1:30-2:30 -> 7th session (UX/UI Design & Branding)

2:30-3:30 -> 8th session (Development Platforms & Technologies)

3:30-4:00 -> Questions & Answers

4:00-5:00 -> Workshop

If you are interested in joining as a mentor please complete this online mentoring form, mentioning your session of interest, and after reviewing it someone from the Techmeetups team will get back to you.

If you are interested in learning more about the above mentioned topics, you can purchase your ticket from the following link:http://www.meetup.com/london-silicon-roundabout/events/161097272/.

Meanwhile, on May 14th the Berlin TechStartupJobs Fair #tsjfair is going to be massive! Have a look at this infographic for detailed info of registered attendees so far: http://techmeetups.com/its-going-to-be-massive-this-summer-i…

Also, don’t forget to check our facebook and twitter pages for further info on our events and much more!

Warm Regards,
Elena

 

New York Silicon Alley Weekly Updates

Francesca

TGIF!

It was great to meet so many of you at #TMUNetwork yesterday.

If you are in town for Internet Week, enjoy the festivities!

What’s next?

Our #TMUFinTech Startup Workshop at Tinypass (13-17 Laight St) .

June 10, 2014 6pm-9pm.

If you think you are a good fit, we are still looking for: FinTech startups to pitch and sponsors­­.

See you there!

Below is a list of new members.

Definitely stop by their profiles to say hello!

Happy Weekend!

Francesca

 

TechMeetups Berlin Weekly Updates

Silvi

Happy Friday guys!

FINAL WARNING- THE BIGGEST TSJ FAIR IN BERLIN IS RIGHT BEHIND THE CORNER-WEDNESDAY NEXT WEEK!

JOB SEEKERS, HURRY UP AND GRAB YOUR TICKETS FOR THE BIGGEST TechStartupJobs Fair #TSJFair on May 14th: Head over to the site to check out all companies that are hiring:

http://techstartupjobs-fair-berlin-2014.eventbrite.co.uk/

EMPLOYERS, HURRY UP AND TAKE THE CHANCE TO HAVE A STAND AT OUR JOB FAIR AND INTERACT WITH THE BEST TALENTS IN TOWN: http://techstartupjobs-fair-berlin-2014.eventbrite.co.uk/

Another event you don’t wanna miss is TechMeetups Berlin Hackathon #TMUhack happening over the weekend of 5th & 6th of July: http://berlin-gaming-hackathon-tmuhack.eventbrite.co.uk/

Developers, Idea Generators, Marketing person- Head over to the event page and book your tickets on time! http://berlin-gaming-hackathon-tmuhack.eventbrite.co.uk/

If your company is interested in getting involved by sending your teams, mentors, sponsor or just observe on pitches- Feel free to contact me!

This year TechMeetups has planned 4 Hackathons in 3 cities= http://bit.ly/1iiAPy7

We assure you- Don’t wanna miss them!

If you have any questions, or need more info- please do not hesitate to contact me via silvia@techmeetups.com

Have a nice weekend!

— Warm Regards,

Silvi­

 

Welcome to Our New Members

london

 

Milan Fernando: Marketing

Elena Lyubarskaya: Creative

Rakesh Kadukutty: Retail Solutions Inc

James PP: Founder

Hussein K: Co-founder

Aaron Davies: Jurupa

Pavlov: CEO

Alessandro Bellu: .NET Developer

Tom McLoughlin: Marketing

 

 

 

 

new-york

Nick ihm: CPO of Bytemark, and CTO of LDLN (ldln.co)

Gary-Yau Chan: Developer + Designer

Michelle Austria Fernandez: Developer

Rohit kalaskar: Tech-startups and robotics

Julia Rubalevskaya: Morgan Stanley

Robert Schneiderman: Freelance web designer and developer

Mark d: Sales

Marcello Sachs: web developer

Emily

AnnMarie Wakely: Business development

Serena Qing Mu: Marketer

Donn Ogilvie: Marketer and strategist

Akash Zaveri: Business developer

Vincent: web developer

Tom Bednarczyk: Sales, marketing, product management

Alan: full-stack development

José Cayasso: CEO

Dharmesh: Developer

Neil Aronson: Studen

 

berlin

Tobias: Project Management

Kevin Gehrmann: Lizzar.com

Nastassia: visual designer

Jeal: Entrepreneur and project manager

Prateek Gaur: Developer

Marina: Print & Digital Graphic Design

To Tu Cuong: Phd in CS

Albert:Infosys

Nattapoom Ua-Umnuay: Tech startup

Franta: Taoist hacker

Haneef: Engineer

 

 

Our Events

 

OUR EVENTS 

 

London 

27 & 29 May: Guru Program London Spring 2014 #TMUguru [RSVP HERE]

21 May: TechMeetups Networking Night [ RSVP HERE ]

05 June: TechMeetups Ideathon London 2014 [ RSVP HERE ]

14 & 15 Jun: TechMeetups London Hackathon #TMUhack [ RSVP HERE ]

New York

10 Jun 2014: New York Fintech Startup Workshop #TMUFintech [ RSVP HERE ]

Berlin

14 May: TechStartupJobs Fair Berlin 2014 [ RSVP HERE]

05 July: TechMeetups Berlin Hackathon #TMUhack [ RSVP HERE ]

 

news

 

IN THE NEWS 

 

This may come and meet top talent at #startup #jobfair #tsjfair’ in #berlin

Video Tour of NY #startupworkshop March 2014

 

 

briefcase-Jobs

 

JOBS 

 

London

PHP

PHP / Symfony 2 Developer – Award Winning Startup “MyBuilder.Com” – 40-50k @ MyBuilder.Com

Do you enjoy clean high quality, working and tested code, within an agile environment using the AWESOME Symfony 2? Free books and conferences as an added bonus?

Java

Java Developer @ KatchUp

We are looking for an experienced Java Developer to join our team on our mission to create a safer alternative for sharing with the people who mean the most to you.

Full Stack Engineer @ Cytora

You will help us build our product, develop new features, and work on our underlying distributed cloud infrastructure

Graduate / Intern

Opertations Graduate @ Apex Mobiletech

A unique opportunity to join a small team in a business start-up with established customer base.

Sales/Business Development

Sales Representative – E-Commerce @ Be Memorable

We are searching for a professional sales representative with proven experience of selling E-Commerce solutions and services, to promote our services and create brand awareness, working from our London office.

UK Sales/Support Representative @ ClickTime

Today, we’re taking that commitment to a new level by hiring our first-ever UK Sales/Support Representative

Business Development/Sales Co-Founder @ Thanked!

You will be responsible for founding and growing the Site’s Business Development/Sales function.

 

New York 

.Net

Systems Engineer @ Booker

.net application support, performance optimization, and troubleshooting in IIS 7.5 and 8.0.

Senior .NET developer – Win Forms @ ShoreGroupAssociates

The candidate would develop complex Windows UI using technologies like Winforms and WPF on Microsoft .NET platform.

Senior .NET developer – Web Forms @ ShoreGroupAssociates

The candidate would develop highly interactive web sites and applications using cutting edge technologies (ASP.NET, HTML5, Jquery, Javascript) on Microsoft .NET platform.

UX/UI

Lead UX Designer @ Crowdtap

Define the visual design & interaction design patterns for the site

UI Designer (Temp) @ ComiXology

Interface designer needed to flex their creative muscles at the top grossing-non-game iPad app the last two years (and three year running Top 20 Grossing iPad app!).

Director of Product Design and UX @ ComiXology

Oversee UI/UX and graphic design for mobile and web – get inside the head of the user, well not literally, but think like on

JavaScript

Technical Affiliate Coordinator @ RealMatch

RealMatch is looking for a Technical Affiliate Coordinator.

Sr. QA Automation Engineer @ Booker

Experience with a scripting language such as Javascript, Python, or Perl

Developer

Senior Software Engineer @ sitecompli

SiteCompli is looking for energetic self-starters – exceptional developers who understand the principles of good software development; developers who can come up with creative, effective solutions to complex problems.

Software Engineer @ sitecompli

Bring solutions, insights and expertise (and great code) to the team of fellow software developers, playing a critical role in turning product specs. into a reality

Software Engineer @ Nospec

Are you passionate about designing and developing innovative software? Are you ready to take a core role in product development?

Client Services

VP, Client Success @ Crowdtap

Manage a team of Client Success Managers and Client Success Supervisors approx 10-15 to engage and retain client partnerships

Supervisor, Client Success @ Crowdtap

Manage a team of Client Success Managers to engage and retain clients through renewal

Sales

Inside Sales Representative @ Nopsec

Are you passionate about helping customers? Do you have the confidence and motivation to uncover sales opportunities?

Inside Sales Account Executive @ Mojo Motors

As one of Mojo’s Inside Sales Account Executives, you will have the exciting opportunity to make a real impact on Mojo’s sales, revenue, and continued growth.

Sales Manager @ sitecompli

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the fastest growing Real Estate technology companies in New York as an experienced Sales Manager.

Business Development Associate – New York, NY and Chicago, IL @  Crowdtap

Generating new business through outreach to targeted industrie

Sales Representative, US market @ Peatix

Peatix is a global event ticketing platform that provides event organizers with powerful tools to create, promote, manage and sell out events of all sizes

ASSOCIATE OR DIRECTOR LEVEL, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT @ View The Space

VTS is looking for sharp, self-motivated sales professionals to join our business development team.

Director of Channel Development @ RealMatch

RealMatch Inc. is currently looking for a dynamic Sales Executive to lead its expansion in the Recruitment Network Advertising market and maximize sales in specific market segments.

Inside Sales @ RealMatch

Do you have what it takes to join a fast growing global technology company? Are you interested in developing a sales career? Are you a go-getter?

Technical Account Manager @ Nospec

PR

PR Part time (or Full-time) @ Toymail Co

We need a great writer, a great communicator, and someone who can help get the word out on our products. –

PR Freelance position @ Toymail Co

Those that have achieved results through traditional and non-traditional PR are encouraged to apply.

We are looking for a motivated prospector to join our outstanding sales team.

Intern/Graduate

INTERN, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT @ View The Space

onboarding new clients, engaging with VTS users, streamlining the sales process and market research.

Marketing Intern (Summer 2014) @ Mojo Motors

The interns selected for the summer program will have exceptional writing skills and a writing sample will be required during the interview process.

Rails and/or Front End Asskicker @ RentHackr

INTERNSHIP · NEW YORK CITY

Marketing & Communications Asskicker @ RentHackr

INTERNSHIP · NEW YORK CITY

Finance

Affiliate Manager @ RealMatch

RealMatch is looking to hire an Account Manager for its Affiliate Development Department.

 

Berlin

iOs/Android

ANDROID DEVELOPER (M/F)  @ kaufDA

As a part of the mobile team you make significant contributions to the development of the Android apps for the whole Bonial International Group.

Mobile Developer (iOS) @ Babbel

We are looking for a Mobile Developer iOS (m/f, full-time) to start immediately in our office in Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany.

Mobile Developer (Android) @ Babbel

We are looking for a Mobile Developer Android (m/f, full-time) to start immediately in our office in Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany.

Ruby on Rails Developer

Ruby on Rails Developer  @ Babbel

We are looking for a full time Ruby on Rails Developer (m/f) to join our Development team immediately in Berlin-Kreuzberg.

Backend Developer (Payment) @ Babbel

We are looking for a full time Backend Developer (m/f) to start immediately in our office in Berlin-Kreuzberg

Senior Ruby Developer (m/f) @ AppLift

You have 2+ years of experience in software engineering / web development

Junior Ruby Developer (m/f) @ AppLift

Our set of products includes mobile SDK, highly scalable backend including eCPM optimization and data crunching algorithms, using the latest technologies in the market.

Developer

Java Frontend Developer (m/w) @ Jesta Digital GmbH

An unserem Hauptstandort in Berlin Mitte am Alexanderplatz suchen wir einen engagierten Java Frontend Entwickler (m/w), der Spaß daran hat, mit neuen Technologien zu arbeiten.

Java Developer (m/w) @ Jesta Digital GmbH

In dieser Position sind Sie in einem cross-funktionalen agilen Team an der Konzeption und Entwicklung in einem komplexen JEE-Umfeld beteiligt. – See more at: http://www.techstartupjobs.com/jobs/java-developer-mw/#sthash.R1KSJf5e.dpuf

Engineering

Software Engineer (Ruby) @DaWanda

DaWanda is the online marketplace for unique and handmade items.

Frontend Engineer (JavaScript & Ruby) @ DaWanda

To achieve this we build a high performance stack.

SYSTEM ENGINEER @ kaufDA

You ensure the smooth operations of kaufDA.de and additional products.

Frontend Engineer (eCommerce) @ Babbel

We are looking for a Frontend Engineer (m/f, full-time) to start immediately in our office in Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany.

Senior Frontend Engineer (Technical Lead) @ Babbel

As the Technical Lead for one of our frontend teams you will work in a cross-functional Scrum team together with designers and engineers to enable the team to  deliver high quality, innovative products and features in a short sprint cycle

SCRUM Master / Agile Coach @ Babbel

As SCRUM Master / Agile coach, you will help our product and engineering teams raise their game by providing coaching, implementing agile best practices and facilitating artefacts and training.

Technical Product Manager Frontend @ Babbel

As part of our agile development team you will care for the product owner role in frontend development projects.

SENIOR MOBILE BACK-END PRODUCT MANAGER @ kaufDA

You will advise and guide the implementation of the apps at the API and Back-End levels of the technology stack by using SCRUM processes.

Business Development

Senior Business Development Manager @ BillPay

BillPay GmbH specializes in the securing and settlement of online, high-risk payment options.

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

 

Reading and Viewing

 

READING & VIEWING 

 

A Brief History of Handheld Video Games #tbt  – Donald Melanson

Wanting to do Business in America? Here is an etiquette infographic #tueinfographic

10 Startup Founders Tell Us: The Best Advice I’ve Ever Received #sundayschool – The Muse, Forbes

 

 

For Ideas

 

IDEAS TO BE BROUGHT TO LIFE 

 

What is Horizon 2020?

 

 

LONDON FINTECH STARTUP WORKSHOP SPONSORS

Crunch

Crunch is an online accountancy firm specialising in easy, accessible accounting for freelancers, contractors and small businesses.Crunch is unique in that it offers both online accounting software and a full accountancy service backed by a team of experts. Each client gets their own account manager and accountant, and all company tax submissions (including the company year end) are included in the flat monthly fee.

MarketInvoice

Businesses use MarketInvoice to selectively sell their invoices to a network of global investors.The online platform is a working capital solution, giving SMEs immediate access to funds otherwise tied up for between 30 to 120 days.MarketInvoice is an entirely new type of funding solution, accessible to a wide range of UK SMEs.

 

 

Partners

 

Our Partners

 

London 

Barclaycard

Barclaycard has always developed close relationships with entrepreneurs and start-ups, partnering with people having fresh ideas that will lead to tomorrow’s innovations. We are happy to sponsor and support TechMeetups.

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

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 Lawyer.

Berlin

Raue LLP

Raue LLP advises domestic and international companies and governments on investment activities, transactions, regulatory issues, and in legal disputes.

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

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

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