Issue 11 April 2014
London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Updates
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-
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: https://techmeetups.com/its-
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 [email protected].
New York Silicon Alley Weekly Updates
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.
Manhattan Movement and Arts Center
248 W60th Street (between Broadway + Amsterdam)
Tuesday, April 15th 6pm-9pm
Don’t forget those CVs!
Happy Friday guys!
Hope you all had a very productive week and looking forward to a relaxing weekend 🙂
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-
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: Babbel, KaufDa, Outfittery, GetYourGuide, NativeRecruitment, DaWanda, AppLift, BillPay, SoftGames, CareerTeam.
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-
EARLY BIRD TICKETS END UP NEXT WEEK.
If you have any questions, or need more info- please do not hesitate to contact me via [email protected]
Have a nice weekend!
— Warm Rgds,
Welcome to Our New Members
Jad 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
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
James L.: web software professional
Ahmed mori: CareCloud
Daniel Young: Founder
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
15 Apr 2014: TechMeetups presents #TechStartupJobs Fair New York 2014 [ RSVP HERE ]
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