TechMeetups Weekly Newsletter 11 April 2014

TechMeetups Weekly Newsletter 11 April 2014

Issue 11 April 2014

London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Updates

Elena Rapiteanu

Hi LSR members,

Thank you for coming to our Techmeetups Networking Night last Wednesday and hope you’re looking forward to the next one!

The next London event, the Guru Program London Spring 2014 #TMUguru. has been moved to the 27th and 29th of May.

Here is the event agenda and the topics that will be brought into discussion during the sessions of the Guru Program London Spring 2014 #TMUguru. taking place on 27th and 29th of May at IDEALondon.

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 us as a mentor please complete our online mentoring form, mentioning your session of interest, and after reviewing it someone from our 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 15th our 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, as I am soon going to be heading back to my home country, Techmeetups is looking for a London Events Organizer. If this sounds of interest to you, please email your CV at shawn@techmeetups.com.

 

Warm regards, 
Elena

 

New York Silicon Alley Weekly Updates

Francesca

Hi All!

Happy April 11- TGIF

I’ll be seeing quite a few of you on Tuesday for our Jobs Fair.

Our employers are set and excited to meet you all. There are still a few tickets left i you are available.

 

Where?

Manhattan Movement and Arts Center

248 W60th Street (between Broadway + Amsterdam)

 

When?

Tuesday, April 15th 6pm-9pm

Don’t forget those CVs!

Best, F

If you haven’t yet, join us on facebook and twitter !

 

TechMeetups Berlin Weekly Updates

Silvi

Happy Friday guys!

Hope you all had a very productive week and looking forward to a relaxing weekend 🙂

We are looking forward to our TechStartupJobs Fair #TSJFair on May 14th.

Looks like it’s going to be massive!

ATTENTION JOB SEEKERS– Grab your free tickets here while they are free of charge: http://techstartupjobs-fair-berlin-2014.eventbrite.co.uk/

FREE TICKETS END UP NEXT WEEK

If you’re already attending as a jobseeker, make sure you head over to techstartupjobs.com to create a jobseeker profile. A jobseeker profile makes you eligible for pre-event matchmaking with startups. Also make sure you check the newest open positions in Berlin on the job board.

We are 5 weeks to go before the job fair, and proud to have  these Employers that you’ll have the chance to meet at the event: BabbelKaufDaOutfitteryGetYourGuideNativeRecruitmentDaWandaAppLiftBillPaySoftGamesCareerTeam.

If your company is recruiting, hurry up and grab some of the Early bird Stand options until they’re on sale, and enjoy the extended promotion and many other benefits: http://techstartupjobs-fair-berlin-2014.eventbrite.co.uk/

EARLY BIRD TICKETS END UP NEXT WEEK.

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

Lastly, if you haven’t yet, be sure to join us on facebook and twitter !

Have a nice weekend!

— Warm Rgds,

Silvi­

 

Welcome to Our New Members

londonJad El Omeiri: Developer

Olga: web developer

Reza: Any entrepreneurs

Eunice Ball: GiveToview

Andy: Community Manager

Gilmcc: Investors and entrepreneurs

Michael Wessely: Startup investor

Victor Jolissaint: Curious about tech

Giorgio Cavassi: UX designer

Clemens: Coder & musician

Raphael Moraly: Computer engineer

Umesh Dua: Strategic Planner

Michael Ashcroft: Innovation Analyst

 

new-york

 

Pierre Ambrosini: Digital Marketing

Carlos de Ory: CARLOSDEORY.COM

Curtis Laraque: Digital communications

Natasha Madov: Brazilian journalist and content provider

Nicholas M. Cummings: Marketing & design,

Rolando Salvador: Engine IO

Laura Maffey: UI Designer

Kirsten Doyne: Developer

Varun Khona: Co-Founder & CEO

Randal Vegter: JetBlue

Joshua Jones: Cisco Systems

Colm Browne: Business Development

Teddy Angelus: BlueWaterLabs

Amol: software developer

Jennifer J. Valenti: comiXology

Laura: IdealMonkey

James L.: web software professional

Ahmed mori: CareCloud

Bill Langer:Lawyer

 

berlin

 

 

 

 

Daniel Young: Founder

Matt Northin:Entrepreneur

Michal Czaplinski: Python expert

Matthew Symonds: Front-end engineer

Paul Gabriel: Innovation

Julie Silverman: UX designer

Frank Jansen: Sport-Thieme GmbH

Birgit Pohl: Freelance graphic designer

 

 

Our Events

 

OUR EVENTS 

 

London 

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

New York

15 Apr 2014: TechMeetups presents #TechStartupJobs Fair New York 2014 [ RSVP HERE ]

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 

 

Venture Capital Trends by State, Industry #tueinfographic

Venture capitalists drive many successful companies, whether by assisting startups searching for funding or rejuvenating established companies seeking to expand.

 

briefcase-Jobs

 

JOBS 

 

London

iOS/ Andriod Developer

Ruby on Rails Developer @ Yieldify

Yieldify is already being used by some of the largest websites in the UK and is backed by top angel investors.

Full-stack Ruby developer @ Driftrock

We’re looking for a pragmatic ruby developer to join our team.

Senior iOS Developer @ State

In this role you’ll be working in our world-class mobile team and will take the lead on IOS development.

Lead DevOps Architect @ State

We’re looking for a very experienced systems architect, well versed in the world of DevOps (with some development experience as well as systems engineering and operations).

.Net

C# Developer @ ldnrecruit

A team of experienced commodity trading professionals are currently setting up an office in West London and are looking to build out all systems from scratch.

Java

Full Stack Engineer @ Cytora

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

Full stack (Django) web dev @ Memrise

We’re seeking a talented full-stack engineer

Senior JavaScript Engineer @ State

In this role you’ll be developing core web components and infrastructure at State.

Front end developer (at engineering startup Lytbulb)

An opportunity for you to work with a global startup servicing the untapped “old world” engineering industries of oil & gas, infrastructure, mining and humanitarian assistance.

CEO/CTO

Country Manager / Co-Founder / CEO @ EstateGuru @ EstateGuru

Do you see yourself as entrepreneur and want to get first hand experience what it means to found your own company?

Country Manager / Co-Founder / CEO @ Investly @ Investly

Do you want to work in an international and venture-backed startup?

Lead Developer / CTO for disruptive start up in travel sector @ vidafx

A full-stack developer with a learning outlook

Lead Software Developer / CTO @ Investly @ Investly

A young startup in financial technology space is looking for a lead software developer / CTO in helping to launch our next generation Web platform.

Graduate / Intern

Opertations Graduate @ Apex Mobiletech

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

Paid marketing intern @ Driftrock

The role is a paid 2 month placement with an opportunity to join our team full time at the end for the right candidate

Super Star Product Manager @ Checkout.com

Developing exciting and competing platform capabilities that will deliver value to target segments and drive consumer engagement for Checkout

Sales/Business Development

French Speaking Sales Manager @ Yieldify

You have worked in a sales/business development or Senior account management role within the online sector.

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.

Spanish Speaking Sales Manager @ Yieldify

Yieldify is already being used by some of the largest websites in the UK like 02, Dorothy Perkins, Tesco Phone Shop and Barratts.

Business Development Executive @ MarketInvoice

This role involves a mixture of outbound client acquisition as well as managing our growing base of existing users.

Finance

Financial Controller @ Yieldify

Work with our third party firm to prepare management reports and financial information.

 

New York 

.Net

Systems Engineer @ Booker

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

UX/UI

Lead UX Designer @ Crowdtap

Define the visual design & interaction design patterns for the site

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

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

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

Generating new business through outreach to targeted industrie

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?

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.

Finance

Affiliate Manager @ RealMatch

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

 

Berlin

iOs/Android

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.

Senior Ruby Developer (m/f) @ AppLift GmbH

You are experienced in building applications in Ruby on Rails

Backend Developer (Payment) @ Babbel

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

Engineering

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.

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

 

Reading and Viewing

 

READING & VIEWING 

 

Fathers of Technology: 10 Men Who Invented and Innovated in Tech #tbt –  biztechmagazine

 

 

For Ideas

 

IDEAS TO BE BROUGHT TO LIFE 

 

What is Horizon 2020?

If you have an idea please submit at TechIdeaHub

 

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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