TechMeetups Weekly Newsletter 4 April 2014

TechMeetups Weekly Newsletter 4 April 2014

Issue 04 April 2014

London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Updates

Elena Rapiteanu

Hi LSR members,

Hope you enjoyed the pictures from the London Fintech Startups Workshop from our facebook and meetup pages!

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:

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:

Warm regards, 



New York Silicon Alley Weekly Updates


Hi All!


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] if you are interested in helping out with the fair on 4/15, we’d need you at 4:30pm.



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



TechMeetups Berlin Weekly Updates


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:

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.

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:

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 [email protected]

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

Have a nice weekend!

— Warm Rgds,



Welcome to Our New Members


Kate: UI and UX designer

Jean-Baptiste: Business

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

Sabi: ThinKnot

Elena Angela: Product manager

Keval Shah: Entrepreneur

Ben Anchor:

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





Monica Breitkreutz

Lyndon: Tech BA


Franz: Depeloper

Jens Uhlig: Co-Founder of M2MGO

Dominik Hofer: Freelancer,

Sara Correia: ChapmanBlack

Oskar Thoren: Clojure programmer

Andy Waite: Developer / Founder

Philipp: Nexmo

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


Our Events





09 Apr: TechMeetups Networking Night [ RSVP HERE ]

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 ]


14 May: TechStartupJobs Fair Berlin 2014 [ RSVP HERE]






Its going to be massive this Summer in Berlin at #startup Jobfair #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).

Android devs @ memrise

We’re seeking an Android dev for both Memrise and CatAcademy.

Lead / Senior Mobile Developer – IOS or Android @ Utelly

Proficient in iOS or Android development


Design guru @ CrowdScores

UX design experience: Experience with Omnigraffle, Sketch or Balsamiq is a plus.

Senior UI Developer (Consumer Web Apps) @ just-eat

As a Senior UI Developer in the Consumer Web Applications team you and your team will own the consumer web applications that are used to place millions of orders on our website each year.


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.

Developer (API) @ just-eat

As a Developer in an API team you and your team will own several new API’s that integrate with parts of the existing e-commerce platform and are consumed by external and internal applications.

Senior Software Engineer (Platform Services) @ just-eat

As a Senior Software Engineer in the Platform Services team you and your team will own services and components that underpin JUST EAT’s e-commerce platform.

Head of Consumer Apps @ just-eat

As the Head of Consumer Apps, reporting to the Director of Engineering, you and your teams will be responsible for planning the future technical direction of our consumer websites and native apps on iOS & Android, adding new features from our roadmap, and supporting those changes all the way through to operating successfully in production.

Senior Developer (Business Apps) @ just-eat

As a Senior Developer in the Business Apps team you and your team will own several components that integrate with parts of the existing e-commerce platform and are used by internal personnel to manage restaurants, orders and menus.

Senior Developer (Restaurant Apps) @ just-eat

As a Senior Developer in the Restaurant Apps team you and your team will own several components that integrate with the existing e-commerce platform and which are used by restaurants to receive online orders and manage invoices.


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.

Information Security intern/graduate required for Digital Shadows @ Digital Shadows

To have or be expecting a 2.1 undergraduate degree or above (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Security, Computer Forensics or a related degree.

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 @

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.

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.


New York 



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

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.


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

Generating new business through outreach to targeted industrie


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.



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.

Senior Ruby Developer (m/f) @ AppLift GmbH

You are experienced in building applications in Ruby on Rails


Resource Guru is the leading provider of cloud-based team scheduling software.


CTO for Berlin/New York-based Music Technology/Adtech Startup

Songflutter is an early stage B2B company developing musically intelligent solutions for license to the online music, media, and advertising industries.


Account Manager role @ Yieldify

Working on Strategy and thinking of ways to increase leads, sales and social presence for our clients using Yieldify.

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


Reading and Viewing



A Short History of the Cell Phone #tbt – WSJ

The Death of the Ticket, the Birth of ColorSync – Peatix

5 Tips for Avoiding Small Business Failure – ConstantContact

10 steps to increasing your productivity in a startup – Paymill

Top 20 Startups of All Time #tueinfographic – Veregestartups

Want to Succeed at a Startup? Focus on These 5 Qualities – Entrepreneur



For Ideas




What is Horizon 2020?

If you have an idea please submit at TechIdeaHub




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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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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


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