Issue 04 April 2014
London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Updates
Hi LSR members,
Don’t forget about the Techmeetups Networking Night next Wednesday, April 9th, at The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane as we hope to see a lot of you there.
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 our sessions:
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 14th 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-in-berlin-at-startup-jobfair-infographic/.
New York Silicon Alley Weekly Updates
TGIF, once again.
We are less than two weeks out from our TSJobs Fair in NYC, and are still looking for volunteers. Tickets are $10.00 but are no money if you are a volunteer! Sed me an email at francesca[at]techmeetups.com if you are interested in helping out with the fair on 4/15, we’d need you at 4:30pm.
Happy Friday guys!
Its going to be massive this Spring in Berlin at our TechStartupJobs Fair #TSJFair on May 14th.
Have a look at this infographic for detailed info of registered attendees so far: http://techmeetups.com/its-
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 6 weeks to go before the job fair, and proud to announce these Employers that you’ll have the chance to meet at the event:
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-
Also check out our new members below and welcome them to our community. We only advance as far as we connect!
If you have any questions, or need more info- please do not hesitate to contact me via firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a nice weekend!
— Warm Rgds,
Welcome to Our New Members
Kate: UI and UX designer
Jverger: Sales, marketing
Marine Pastor: Ardemis partners
Eureka Sandy: MD. AML Studios Ltd t/a Akerue Media
Ali Butt: Consumer marketer
Fernando Plaza: Fintech start-ups
Matt Dickson: Web development
Richard: Investment bank
Nebahat Arslan: Lawyer
Steve Newton: IT Startup
Elena Angela: Product manager
Keval Shah: Entrepreneur
Hiro: Software engineer, marketer, community manager
Shakira: Marketer, business development
Olga Egorsheva: CEO of Lobster
Nicolle durham rey: Project Leader
Donna: Lead Gen / Acquisiton Marketing Exec
Victoria Shipley: design/development enthusiast
Chris: UX guy
Angela Ramirez: Teach for America
Cuyler: problem solver, researcher
Kamil Drapala: EE/Compe at NYU’s School of engineering
Kenneth Kuo: Entrepreneur in the Fashion Tech space
Danielle Dodds: Rolling Stone
Katrina: Department of Justice
Kelvin Yu: Developer
Howard Kim: Fullstack Developer
Mita Carriman: IP, Entertainment & Business Attorney
Jon Young: Research Assistant at PALcapital
Ian: Product Manager and Designer, co-founder of DressCast
Murat Ozsu: Between startups
Cathy: A Law Firm employee
Jason Thielman: DevOps, Marketer, Recruiter
Marc Ferradou: Business and IT
Lyndon: Tech BA
GERMAN ACCELERATOR: Business Angel
Jens Uhlig: Co-Founder of M2MGO
Sara Correia: ChapmanBlack
Oskar Thoren: Clojure programmer
Andy Waite: Developer / Founder
Bogdan Floyd: Project management
ZafrullahSyed: Universität Paderborn
Zac: Freelancer at the moment
Andréa Björnsdotter Ekström: Country manager contentor and devoted pilatestrainer
Stefan Richter: CTO of a budding fintech startup
15 Apr 2014: TechMeetups presents #TechStartupJobs Fair New York 2014 [ RSVP HERE ]
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Android devs @ memrise
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Head of Consumer Apps @ just-eat
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Senior Developer (Business Apps) @ just-eat
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Do you want to work in an international and venture-backed startup?
A full-stack developer with a learning outlook
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Graduate / Intern
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Paid marketing intern @ Driftrock
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Information Security intern/graduate required for Digital Shadows @ Digital Shadows
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Product Manager-Revenue @ Busuu
You will be passionate about online commerce, and the customer is at the centre of everything you do.
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.
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
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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.
Sales geek / Business Development Executive @ CrowdScores
We are looking for a smart, energetic and motivated sales star to to become one of the first members of the sales team and help define and kick-start our whole sales strategy selling our UK football data globally.
Business Development Executive @ MarketInvoice
This role involves a mixture of outbound client acquisition as well as managing our growing base of existing users.
Strategy & Analytics Associate @ MarketInvoice
Responsible for all marketing and sales data analysis
Sales Geek (Sales Executive) @ Adthena
We are looking for a smart and motivated sales star to sell our industry-leading technology to enterprise businesses in the UK.
Financial Controller @ Yieldify
Work with our third party firm to prepare management reports and financial information.
Systems Engineer @ Booker
.net application support, performance optimization, and troubleshooting in IIS 7.5 and 8.0.
Lead UX Designer @ Crowdtap
Define the visual design & interaction design patterns for the site
Technical Affiliate Coordinator @ RealMatch
RealMatch is looking for a Technical Affiliate Coordinator.
Sr. QA Automation Engineer @ Booker
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.
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 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, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT @ View The Space
onboarding new clients, engaging with VTS users, streamlining the sales process and market research.
Affiliate Manager @ RealMatch
RealMatch is looking to hire an Account Manager for its Affiliate Development Department.
Ruby on Rails Developers
Software Developer (m/f) @ LiquidM Technology GmbH
We don’t care if you’re a rock star, a ninja, a jedi or a mum/dad.
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You are experienced in building applications in Ruby on Rails
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Account Manager role @ Yieldify
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If you have a job you would like to promote post it at TechStartupJobs
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Top 20 Startups of All Time #tueinfographic – Veregestartups
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