If you can’t come to the event live, don’t worry, we got your back. You can watch the action live here. Live streaming by Ustream
If you can’t come to the event live, don’t worry, we got your back.
You can watch the action live here.
As you may already know, GROW Conference is heading to Whistler for their 5th Annual event August 20-22, 2014 with 1000+ attendees and some of the tech world’s top thinkers.
GROW is a place where founders, brands, retailers, investors and startups will explore how to build and leverage technology for living in a connected world. This is your opportunity to hear leaders from Google Glass, Qualcomm, Lululemon, Life360, SmartThings, Mondelez, Flextronics and Jawbone (to name but a few) talk about building context aware and personalized customer experiences, new app ecosystems on device platforms and the connected stores of the future – not to mention, test out the latest tech making waves in our space.
We’ll explore the mountain terrain with the latest in wearable tech and beacons to understand context, engagement and what experiences we would actually want in a connected environment. The GROW Conference will give you insight into the future. Join us in the mountains and meet your future partners, customers, investors and mentors at GROW.
We’ve spoken to the organizers and secured a $100 discount off the regular price. Use Promo Link: http://bit.ly/GROWtixSFNT with the access code: SFNewTech to get the deal.
They also have the “Lean Pass” for $195!
// Outdoor Fitness Activities: Lululemon Execs are leading early morning and late afternoon group yoga sessions, mountain biking and mountain top hikes. Bring your fitness trackers, download the Strava routes and let’s quantify ourselves.
// Invite-Only Founder Event: For the first time we are hosting an invite-only, closed doors sessions for Founders on the top of the mountain.
// Gondola Talks: Ride up the mountain in our Gondola Talks with founders, partners and investors.
// Game of Drones: Meet us in the Olympic Plaza and fly your RC Helis, Quadcopter or Drone. Sign up HERE
// Pitch at the Smackdown: Companies have 1 minute to WOW the panel of VCs and Press. Sign up HERE
// Hardware Talks: Meet founders who are building the latest hardware products and learn how they’re incorporating software models on top of the mountain.
// Connected Resort of the Future: Help us make Whistler the most “connected resort in the world”.
We’re producing the 2nd Annual #NewTechCrawl on October 17th in SF!
You’re invited to join the fun as 100s of tech lovin’ geeks take to the streets of San Francisco to check in, first-hand, with innovative companies who put our little town on the map.
If you’re a startup based in SF and want entrepreneurs visiting your space en masse, want to volunteer, or sponsor this city-wide event, please tell us who you are here. Big thanks to Prezi for jumping in and making this happen!
Check out how things went down last year via ABC News: http://abc7news.com/archive/9301925/
Come crawl with us!
We see a lot of conferences come and go. When we learned about Techmanity we quickly realized how this event really stands out from the crowd and is poised to kick some serious ass as they bridge together tech, culture, and community … like rock stars.
And we’re thrilled to invite you to exhibit your startup as a part of it, for free.
Techmanity is looking for the most dangerous and disruptive startups in the world to feature as part of their special Startlandia exhibit at our upcoming launch event October 1 – 2 in San Jose. If selected you will be showing your innovations in front of the Bay Area’s tech elite – market movers and influencers that can help launch your project into the stratosphere. Are you dangerous and disruptive?
Check out http://www.techmanity.com and apply!
Isn’t it about time you showed off your startup to the Marin crowd?
TEDxMarin is search of great new tech that really wants to make the world a better place to be a part of their startup showcase.
TEDxMarin’s 650+ attendees are progressives, mostly 40+, mostly affluent, early adopters, some angels and VC’s (high net worth investors), as well as very green, health and fitness oriented, philanthropic, and outdoor focused.
The startup showcase will commence between 5:45 and 7:30. If your startup is accepted, you’ll receive a 6-foot table and access to power and your logo goes up on all-things-TEDxMarin until April 2015.
(And definitely say SFNT sent ya.)
8.27: SF New Tech: Waze, CloudHQ, DocSend, HashtagSell, ComfortWay, more! (Free Drinks, Free Tacos!)
|5:30 – 7:30||Mingling & Networking|
|7:30 – 9:30||Demos & Discussions|
|9:30 – 10:00||SFNTinvest, 60 Second Spots|
|10:00 – 10:30||Wrap up & Last call|
http://www.waze.com // @waze
Brad Davis, Founder
Search all the Internet’s online classified ads in one app. Sell items in seconds. Real-time alerts. Simple “Google-like” search experience, “Pinterest-like” results organization, “Twitter-like” posting of new ads for sale. Realtime commenting and notifications. http://www.hashtagsell.com // @hashtagsell
Russ Heddleston, CEO
DocSend provides analytics and control for documents you send. Know more. Work smarter. Move faster. DocSend makes business communication with documents more effective and actionable by providing analytics and control for the documents you send. Hundreds of companies use DocSend for everything from sales and marketing to fundraising. DocSend allows you to see who’s viewing your documents and how long they’re viewing each page. You’re also able to make edits or restrict access to your documents at any time. DocSend is taking the current means of document sending and transforming it into a new and intelligent way of communicating. https://docsend.com // @docsend
Senad Dizdar, CEO
Sync your cloud for backup and collaboration. cloudHQ is a service that continuously synchronizes your data between multiple cloud services and accounts in real-time. We backup and sync your files so that if you change them, they are synched to the other service you backed them up on. I.e. If you have an Evernote notebook that you backed up onto Gdocs and Dropbox, all your changes that you make in Evernote, will be reflected in real time on Dropbox and Gdocs. http://cloudhq.net // @cloudhq_net
Oleg Pravdin, CEO
“ComfortWay” is a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot that provides High Quality Free and Unlimited Mobile Internet around the world. We’re breaking roaming data barrier! We’ve developed proprietary firmware, billing and service platform, which works with multiple mobile carriers around the world. Integration with popular booking systems provides free access to Mobile Internet during the whole trip. http://www.comfortway.com
UX is at the heart of modern product development. But what techniques, practices and tools are necessary when those products are outside of what we might consider normal?
Join us for insights as we look outside the boxes and share tales of UX less ordinary.
Pizza and beer will be served, consumed.
6.26: SF New Tech: The Belgian Webmission 2014 : Belgian Startups, Belgian Chocolate, Belgian Food & DJ Party
THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
DOORS OPEN @ 5:30 pm
LIVE DEMOS & DISCUSSIONS @ 7:30 pm
@ 10:00 pm
Folke Lemaitre, CEO
Engagor helps companies effectively engage with their customers on social media. Engagor is an online tool to monitor everything said about a brand, their competitors and their industry in general. The tool monitors millions of sources, offers powerful analytics and enables brands to efficiently manage their customer engagement with real-time workflow capabilities and a social CRM. Engagor works with leading brands worldwide, including Evernote, T-Mobile, Volvo, Carlsberg and the European Parliament. engagor.com // @engagor
Sébastien Leidgens, CEO
Cubr is a messaging app.
Use colorful cubes to leave messages… in real life!
Each cube has a unique code and is connected to a chat.
You can stay in touch with someone you just met.
Or chat with people after seeing them.
Or start a conversation easily.
Or leave a note
Marcus Perezi-Tormos, Founder
Increasing Sales Rep productivity is a perpetual goal. Mobile Sales Solutions are being employed and/or discussed in virtually every industry. TappCtrl is at the forefront of the growing trend of using tablets as a B2B tool to increase productivity. The TappCtrl solution is unique as it meets sales reps needs in a state of the art and comprehensive way. We greatly improve productivity by eliminating inefficiencies at each stage of the sales process. TappCtrl offers tangible, measurable productivity optimization for sales teams supported by a comprehensive solution for managing the sales cycle (presentations, product catalog, CRM integration, geo localization, visit reports, purchase orders, including signatures on sent purchase orders…). All of which is interfaced real time with any CRM and/or ERP. tappctrl.com // @tappctrl
Michel van den Hove, Co-Founder
Every object is worth 1 nut and you receive 2 free nuts when you subscribe.
paynut.org // @paynut
Fabrice Henrion, Director America
Brussels Invest & Export is the first point of contact for Belgian companies interested in doing business in the U.S. and offers a significant array of tools to ensure a successful market entry. As a government agency, we actively provide support to U.S. investors wishing to expand their business to the capital of Europe. Brussels Invest & Export, your bridge between Brussels and Silicon Valley.
Rob Farrow, CEO
Cloud based wedding planning and design tools for the modern bride. Aisleplanner connects couples, planners, and vendors through interactive planning tools, resources and rich wedding-centric content. Planning starts here.
Sara Osias, Global Partnership Director
Our mission is simple: make gift giving memorable. Wanderable is a premium online honeymoon registry that helps engaged couples plan and then get gifted travel experiences for their honeymoon. No more meaningless pillowcases or pots and pans, Wanderable helps couples receive experiences and adventures that create memories that last a lifetime. Couples can register for anything on their upcoming honeymoon, from hotel stays to couples massages to snorkeling expeditions. Couples also receive support in planning their honeymoon from our carefully vetted list of merchant partners who offer experiences such as a Private Tour of the Royal Jewels in the Tower of London to a day spent as an Elephant Mahout in Thailand. Planning your dream honeymoon is made easy at Wanderable. http://www.wanderable.com // @wanderable
Tina Hoang-To, CEO & Founder
The only place to search, price, and book wedding venues. Think of us as the OpenTable for the wedding industry. http://www.wedding-spot.com // @weddingspot
Cynthia Kellogg, Co-Founder
Gift Gather is changing the way people give gifts. It is providing a place for a group of people to all chip in for one awesome gift, instead of each individual wasting time and money shopping on their own. Gift Gather is the perfect place for couples to register for their honeymoon, a down payment on a new home, or collect money/donations for a charitable cause. http://www.giftgather.com // @giftgather
Two Bright Lights
Siri Eklund, CEO
Two Bright Lights is a collaborative network where spectacular images are simply sourced and globally published. Our software platform makes it easy for over 13,000 professional photographers to submit their work to be featured in magazines, blogs and newspapers around the world. In tandem, our system allows editors to manage large volumes of incoming submissions and streamline communications. We also offer a robust sharing service for photographers to distribute images to other businesses to encourage referrals. Headquartered in San Francisco, Two Bright Lights’ membership includes over 500 publications, 15,000 photographers and 30,000 businesses in 100 countries. To date, our software platform has enabled nearly 50,000 editorial features to be sourced and published. http://twobrightlights.com/ // @twobrightlights