TechMeetups Weekly Newsletter 16 May 2014

TechMeetups Weekly Newsletter 16 May 2014

Issue 16 May 2014

London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Updates 

Elena Rapiteanu

It’s finally Friday!

And that means there are only 4 days left until our Techmeetups Networking Night, a chance to network and  get to know each other in person!

Another event that is fast approaching is the Guru Program London Spring 2014 #TMUguru., taking place on the 27th and 29th of May at IDEALondon. So hurry up & buy your tickets!

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:

Also, don’t forget to check our facebook and twitter pages for photos from our Berlin TechStartupJobs Fair #tsjfair!

Warm Regards,

TechMeetups Berlin Weekly Updates


Happy Friday guys!

We had a great crowd at TechStartupJobs Fair on May14th! You can check all the pictures from the event here:

For those who attended, I would highly appreciate if you could fill out this survey:

Please send us your feedback and suggestions so that we can make the next event even bigger, better and make sure that everyone is satisfied.

Don’t  forget  to head over to and make a profile that will make you more eligible for matchmaking with companies.

Another event you don’t wanna miss is TechMeetups Berlin Hackathon #TMUhack happening over the weekend of 5th & 6th of July:

Developers, Idea Generators, Marketing person- Head over to the event page and book your free tickets on time!

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=

We assure you- Don’t wanna miss them out!

If you have any questions, or need more info- please do not hesitate to contact me via [email protected]

Have a nice weekend!

— Warm Regards,


Welcome to Our New Members




Yanna Kyprianou: Software engineer

Harry Fielder: web designer

Kush Puri: KPMG LLP

Ashley Wharton: web developer

Don Ndiweni: Product Management

Alex: web application agency

Catalin Dediu: Business consultant

Neil Gleeson: Entrepreneur





Dave Hogarty: Founder

Thomas Neptune: RCW Financial

Italo Brito: Data Center

Landon Wellford

Scott Wolf: Market research consultant

Obed Eugene: Software Engineer

Peter Hogan-De Paul: Ddeveloper

Ellis: PhD student

Sammi: Operations, Finance


Bhuvan Khanna: Software Products Consultant

Varun: Consulting



Felix Weis : Freelancer, loves Bitcoin and Programming.

Mila­: Economist

RobKmi­: Web Developer

Vish: Self employer business owner

Alessandro Raponi: Master student at Bocconi University

Mustafa Oezcan: Mobile Software Developer

Daniel Dynybil: Business Development Manager

Thomas: Working as Security Engineer

Darren­: Product development

Alisha Menezes: Architectural graduate

Jonas: cs student

Kai Rollmann: Developer

hanspagel­: Studying communication design

Dan Gray: Freelance design and marketing work

Stefanos Xanthopoulos: Software engineer

Our Events





21 May: TechMeetups Networking Night [ RSVP HERE ]

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


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






Francesca of TechMeetups talking with Andrew Josuweit, CEO of Student Loan Hero #TMUFintech

Delivered as guaranteed, another successful #tsjfair in #nyc accomplished! 

2 Days until the Biggest #startup #jobfair #tsjfair in #berlin. Join Us!









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?


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.


Chief of Busy-ness/PR @ Drum Roll

We ‘re a startup company called Drum Roll, and we make games with a purpose.


Cofounder role at Fanchimp. PR & Marketing @ Fanchimp

Fanchimp is a web application that helps marketers to save 10 hours a week to organize the Social Media Marketing campaign

Sales/Business Development

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 


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.


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


Sr. QA Automation Engineer @ Booker

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


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


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.


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

Technical Account Manager @ Nospec

Serve as the primary point of contact, connect with customers on a regular basis to ensure satisfaction, understand the customer’s business, and develop a strong network of contacts.


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.



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


Marketing & Communications Asskicker @ RentHackr






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 anda data crunching algorithms, using the latest technologies in the market.


Junior Backend-Frontend Developer @

We are seeking a dynamic individual who strives to excel, learn and find new and interesting ways to solve problems.


1+ years of PHP experience and OOP

Java Script Developer

Front End Developer (m/f) @ GetYourGuide

Web Developer, Interface Engineer, however you want to call it, you love to keep it client-side when it comes to coding.

Frontend Developer (m/f) – Javascript, HTML, CSS @ Sablono GmbH

Develop a (or include an existing) suitable Graph Editor (Nodes-and-Edges diagram editor) for developing process

1 Frontend Developer – Javascript, HTML & 3D-Content @ Sablono GmbH

Develop a (or include an existing) suitable graph editor (nodes-and-edges diagram editor) for developing process diagrams.

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:

Software Engineering

Java Engineer – Flight Search @ KAYAK

The job requires close collaboration with the US-based engineering team in Boston, MA, which means semi annual business trips to the US for team activities. Haven’t been to Boston yet? Now is your chance!

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.


You ensure the smooth operations of 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.


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.


Marketing and Event Manager @ Glispa

In order to cater to the fast-paced growth, we are looking for a motivated and passionate person to join our global team in Berlin as Marketing and Event Manager.

Business Development

Senior Business Development Manager @ BillPay

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


Product Management Internship/Traineeship @ SponsorPay

As Product Management Intern, you will help design new features of our product and analyze potential issues with our current product.

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


Reading and Viewing




The Formula Startups Use to Make Billions #tueinfographic  –  Entrepreneur

Can Schools Teach Entrepreneurship? #sundayschool – Top Colleges Online




For Ideas




What is Horizon 2020?




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.


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.





Our Partners




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 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.


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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 Lawyer.


Raue LLP

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


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 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