TechMeetups Weekly Newsletter 18 April 2014

TechMeetups Weekly Newsletter 18 April 2014

Issue 18 April 2014

London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Updates

Elena Rapiteanu

Hi LSR members,

Happy Holidays everybody!

Unfortunately this will be the last newsletter I’ll be sending you as I’ll be returning to my home country.

The next Techmeetups Event will be 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 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:

Meanwhile, on May 15th the Berlin TechStartupJobs Fair #tsjfair is going to be massive! Have a look at this infographic for detailed info of registered attendees so far:…

Warm regards, 


TechMeetups Berlin Weekly Updates


Dear TechMeetups Berlin members,

Attention everyone – 4 weeks till the TechStartupJobs Fair #TSJFair in Berlin!


JOB SEEKERS- Hurry up and grab your tickets here while they are free of charge:

If you’re already attending as a jobseeker, make sure you head over to 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:

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:


Check out this infographic of attendees so far.

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

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

Have a great memorable weekend!

— Warm Rgds,



Welcome to Our New Members


Omri Y: Head of Marketing

Rezakhorshidi: Biomedical big data

D HU: Finance

Angie: Working at Ram Research

Jemma Pronger: Tech & fashion enthusiast

Silvija Aurylaitė: Publisher

Joshua Afshin Mi: Developer

Vladyslav Piskunov: Myintranet

Matteo: CEO

Neil Satra: Developer

najma begum: Recruiter

Erik Rothman: Developer

Albi555: International business development

Indo Thai: IT project management

Joshua Afshin Mir: Developer

Joe: IT and Finance Consultant



Aileen l: strategy and ideation

Anurag  Sethi: Co founder

Ed O’Brien: Digital media

Nicole Reyes: Developers

Robin Steinthal: Designer

Chao Dai: Marketing analysis

Kristina O.: Real estate

Sophie LION GARCIA: Marketer (digital marketing)

Nathan Plutzik: Reporter at NPR

Lilly Aquino; Tech enthusiast and data analyst

Marcel: TBA

Shuhei Kobayashi: Finacial company

WeGreg Altman: Financial and business development

Mike: Time Inc

Ian Nordin: Creative

Kun Qian: Software developer

Manali: Senior Data Analyst

Haiqiang zou





Swantje Intrax:International education

Venera: Event organisator

Aljosa Mohorovic: Developer

Cay-Eric Schimanski: Software developer

Matt Finucane: Web/mobile developer

Michael Aigner: Co-Founder and CIO

Gautam Malik:Product management

Jakub Uniejewski: Web and mobile products

Daniel Kuipers: Webdesign Team Lead




Our Events





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

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

New York

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


14 May: TechStartupJobs Fair Berlin 2014 [ RSVP HERE]

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






4 weeks before the biggest #tsjfair in #berlin- Grab your free job seeker tickets on time #infographic







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).


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.


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.


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 @

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.


Financial Controller @ Yieldify

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


New York 


Systems Engineer @ Booker

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

Senior .NET developer – SharePoint @ ShoreGroupAssociates

The candidate would develop Sharepoint solutions for complex and changing business requirements.

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


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


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.

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

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



Affiliate Manager @ RealMatch

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





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.

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. –



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 .

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


Reading and Viewing




THE HISTORY OF THE XBOX #tbt – Digital Trends

Venture Capital Funding for Big Data #tueinfographic – IDG

16 Common Mistakes Young Startups Make #sundayschool – Mashable


For Ideas




What is Horizon 2020?

If you have an idea please submit at TechIdeaHub




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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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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


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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

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Raue LLP

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


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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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