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Celebrating Tech For Social Good @ GitHub on 10.17

Celebrating Tech For Social Good @ GitHub on 10.17

On the eve of the #newtechcrawl on 10.17, we are hosting a huge bash at GitHub to celebrate and highlight Bay Area cause-based initiatives that are innovating for social good.

If you (or anyone you know) are working to make the world a better place (more so than your bank account), we want to hear from you!

Get in touch!

Email myles @sfnewtech.com

 

 

SFNT on 10/15 – Call for demos!

SFNT on 10/15 – Call for demos!

Call for demos is OPEN for our 10/15 #sfnt event!

What are you innovating? We want to shine a light on it!

Apply now @ sfnewtech.com/demo

 

What are friends for?

Discounts to events, that’s what!

Hope to see you out there!

 

Humans According to Data: Christian Rudder
http://bit.ly/humansdata
Impact Hub Oakland
Sep 17, 2014 @ 18:30:00
INFORUM at the Commonwealth Club is bringing OkCupid co-founder and author of Dataclysm Christian Rudder to Oakland this week. Christian will talk about what our own online data can teach us about human behavior. The event is Wednesday, September 17th at Impact Hub Oakland, and will be INFORUM’s inaugural event in Oakland!  Tickets: http://bit.ly/humans-eb

IoT meets UX #flipthinking
http://communications.globant.com/Comm/Events/ext/2014/Future-proof/future3.html
875 Howard Street #320 San Francisco, CA 94103
Sep 17, 2014 @ 18:00:00
IoT meets UX. Get inspired and tynker We want to invite you to a night of inspiration and tinkering. We’ll share some of the work we are doing with some disruptive technologies. And some guest speakers will discuss how these emerging technologies are overtaking traditional markets, surprising society and creating new and exciting business opportunities. / Learn about the new gen hardware: simple, accessible and easy to use. And what it means in terms of design and integration / Explore key concepts such as wearables, Internet of things, embedded computing and data analytics / Understand how UX and design works in this new platforms. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flipthinking-iot-ux-registration-12785530867 (FREE).

Venture Capital & The Internet of Things
http://bit.ly/1phaxj4
2550 Hanover St. Palo Alto, CA 94304
Sep 24, 2014 @ 18:00:00
Venture Capital & The Internet of Things Sept. 24th at 6-9 pm 2550 Hanover St. Palo Alto, CA 94304 25% OFF with 25OFF This is Founders Space’s BIG Internet of Things event! Find out why top VCs are investing like crazy http://bit.ly/1phaxj4
Discount Code: 25OFF

Founders Space Angel Pitch
http://bit.ly/1lqPX4U
450 Townsend St. San Francisco, CA 94107
Sep 25, 2014 @ 18:00:00
Founders Space Angel Pitch Sept. 25th at 6-9 pm 450 Townsend St. San Francisco, CA 94107 25% OFF with 25OFF Join us at Founders Space’s Fall Angel Pitch Event. Meet top angels, VCs and startups Tickets: http://bit.ly/1lqPX4U
Discount Code:  25OFF

FREE: The World’s Largest MBA Admissions Event comes to San Francisco!
Westin San Francisco Market Street
Sep 27, 2014 @ 12:30:00
http://goo.gl/oeCyuY
To redeem your FREE ENTRANCE voucher, please register via this link http://goo.gl/oeCyuY. Entrance to this event is usually $15 so this is an exclusive offer for members of Silicon Valley New Tech! The QS World MBA Tour provides the opportunity for attendees to speak face-to-face with MBA admissions directors from top local, regional and international schools – so in the case of the San Francisco fair, attendees will be able to speak directly to the likes of Univ of San Francisco, UCLA, UC Irvine, UC Davis, Pepperdine, CSU East as well as Johns Hopkins, American Univ, IE, IESE, ESADE, HEC, Imperial London, Univ of Hong Kong and many more. Aside from speaking with admissions directors, attendees of the San Francisco fair will be able to apply for over $1.7M of MBA scholarships, learn how to improve your GMAT score with a presentation by GMAC and network with top Ivy League alumni from Stanford, Wharton & Harvard. So essentially this is an all-encompassing day for anyone considering an MBA at some point in their career. Registration starts: 12.30pm Pre-Fair presentations: 1pm Main Fair opens: 3.30pm *You can attend anytime between 12.30pm-6pm Don’t forget to register for the event at: http://goo.gl/oeCyuY

TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections
Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA
Oct 01, 2014 @ 08:30:00
http://www.telecomcouncil.com/tc3/
New technology. New business models. New Companies. New Relationships. TC3 is the only executive summit where you can meet 25 telcos, review 50 new technologies, learn about countless alternate paths to market, meet 8 award-winning startups, leverage many pre-arranged 1-on-1 meetings…all in 2 days, in an environment built to optimize networking.  Tickets: http://telecomcouncil.cvent.com/d/h4q0pt/4W
Discount Code: SFNewTech14

The Global App Summit
Dubai
Oct 01, 2014 @ 09:00:00
http://AppsGlobal.Ae
In 2013 we brought to you The Global App Summit 2013, the biggest mobile innovation event in the Middle East that congregated enthusiastic and passionate mobile app companies, developers, SMEs and all technology enthusiasts under one roof. In March 2014, we brought to you yet another mammoth size event, the SME World Summit 2014, attended by more than 2000 entrepreneurs and industry professionals from across the globe, offering tremendous networking opportunities for enterprises to prosper. This year, in keeping with our promise to showcase something unique and help you prosper and succeed, we bring to you The Global App Summit (TGAS) 2014.  http://appsglobal.ae

Hackership Course
2081 Center St Berkeley CA 94704
Oct 07, 2014 @ 18:30:00
http://hackership.co
Hackership is a new web development bootcamp in Berkeley. It’s perfect for people who want to learn about programming but don’t have the time or money to commit to a full-time bootcamp. In 5 weeks, students will build and deploy a functional prototype using Ruby on Rails, Javascript, and HTML/CSS. The course includes 20 hours of online videos and 40 hours of seminars at our office in downtown Berkeley on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. First class begins on October 7th. Learn more at http://hackership.co
Discount Code?:  Mention SF New Tech in comments

PITME Catalyst Conference
Yoshi’s SF 1330 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA
Oct 27, 2014 @ 08:30:00
http://www.pitmecatalyst.com
Catalyst is an event where social entrepreneurs, investors, decision-makers and others involved & interested in emerging markets gather to exchange ideas and shape the future. Join us to learn how creative entrepreneurs are leveraging tech for positive change and how emerging markets are quickly becoming the drivers of global growth. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pitme-catalyst-conference-fall-2014-tickets-11397794109
Discount Code: SFNewTech

Google Cloud Platform Live
Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco
Nov 04, 2014 @ 09:00:00
https://www.gcp-live.com/
Our engineering leadership will be giving an update about Google’s vision for cloud computing, including how new advances in cloud technology are making it easier for developers to build great applications, faster. The day will have two tracks: 1. Learn about what’s hot in cloud computing, from bleeding-edge container technologies to security best practices. 2. Learn how to build a scalable app powered by Google Cloud Platform, from coding and deploying the app to using BigQuery to analyze user logs and make improvements. It’ll be an end-to-end development cycle — deep on code, with real examples to make your apps better. Tickets: https://www.gcp-live.com/register
Discount Code:  SFnewtech

SF MusicTech Summit
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Hotel Kabuki San Francisco, 1625 Post St, San Francisco
http://www.sfmusictech.com/
Discount Code: sfnewtech10
https://sfmt16.eventbrite.com/?discount=sfnewtech10

Future of Money & Technology Summit
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Hotel Kabuki San Francisco, 1625 Post St, San Francisco
http://www.futureofmoney.com/
Discount Code: sfnewtech10
https://futureofmoney5.eventbrite.com/?discount=sfnewtech10

 

One more thing. Our new partnership with RocketSpace!

Big news to report today!   We just released the SFNT 6 Plus Watch Pay!

Just kidding!  But we are thrilled to announce a brand new partnership with our friends at RocketSpace!

Starting next week on 9/17, RocketSpace will co-host SF New Tech events at RocketStudios at 180 Sansome Street.

Come on down and join us as we blast off into a new era of SF New Tech!  To celebrate, we’re offering 50 tickets at 50% off.

Register @ http://917sfnt.eventbrite.com and use the code “blastoff

Come see great new tech from Algolia, Snip2Code, Anonymess, Near Me, Freshdesk, depict, and more.

We’ll also welcome John Boitnott, as co-moderator.  John is a journalist and digital consultant who’s worked at TV, newspapers, radio and internet companies in California for 20 years; writing for NBC, Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur, USAToday and Venturebeat among others.   If you’re a startup, you’ll want to meet John!

Cocktails will be courtesy of Sage Human Capital.

Schedule:

6:00 – 7:30 – Mingling & Networking, Cocktails
7:30 – 9:30 – Live Demos & Discussions
9:30 – 10:00 – SFNTinvest, 60 Second Spots

Innovation tap on September 17, 2014:

Algolia
Nicolas Dessaigne, CEO
Algolia provides an API that allows developers to implement relevant instant search inside any website or app. Algolia provides full results as you type, making access to content seamless and fluid which increases users’ engagement. (we’ll demo our API and build a search engine live). http://www.algolia.com  // http://www.twitter.com/algolia

Snip2Code
Cristiano Ghersi, CEO
Where Coders Share Snippets.  Programmers create their own applications using building blocks, the code snippets, to make the software development faster and more reliable. Snip2Code provides the platform to manage such code snippets and share them, directly within the development environments that programmers use every day.  http://www.snip2code.com // http://www.twitter.com/snip2code

Anonymess
Marcus Perezi-Tormos, CEO
Who are you? Share anything with your closest friends without revealing your identity!  Anonymess is an anonymous and fun cross platform mobile messaging app. So many new possibilities at your finger tips!  http://anonymess.co // https://twitter.com/Anony_mess

Near Me
Michelle Regner, CEO
Near Me is a peer-to-peer commerce solution enabling brands and entrepreneurs to build their own branded marketplace. Near Me makes peer-to-peer commerce simple with their ‘platform as a service’, revolutionizing traditional e-commerce forever.  http://www.near-me.com // http://www.twitter.com/nearmeco

Freshdesk
Dilawar Syed, President
We’ll show how Freshdesk’s powerfully simple cloud-based customer support software can enable even tiny startups to provide exceptional support to their customers affordably via phone, email, chat, web, social networks and mobile apps.  http://www.freshdesk.com // http://www.twitter.com/freshdesk

depict
Shambhavi Kadam, Co-founder &VP of Product
depict lets you fill the blank spaces in your home with work by the world’s best digital artists. We’ll be demonstrating how you can use depict to collect art you love on any device, and display it on any blank screen in your home.  http://depict.com // http://www.twitter.com/depictarts

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Here’s info on parking near the venue:
https://www.parkinsf.com/sanfrancisco/parking-near/180+Sansome+St/wed/starting-6-00pm/for-3-hours

9.17 SFNT@RS : Snip2code, Anonymess, Freshdesk, Algolia, depict, Near Me, more!

9.17 SFNT@RS : Snip2code, Anonymess, Freshdesk, Algolia, depict, Near Me, more!

SFNT @ RS
 
 September 17, 2014
 

 


Schedule:

 

 

6:00 – 7:30   Mingling & Networking
7:30 – 9:30   Live Demos & Discussions
9:30 – 10:00   SFNTinvest, 60 Second Spots

 

 
 
 
Moderated by:
 
Myles Weissleder
Myles Weissleder
Founder of SF New Tech
 
&
 
John Boitnott
John Boitnott
Journalist and digital consultant who’s worked at TV, newspapers, radio and internet companies in California for 20 years; writing for NBC, Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur, USAToday and Venturebeat among others.
 
 
Hot New Innovation On Tap . . . 

 

 
Algolia
Algolia
Nicolas Dessaigne, CEO
Algolia provides an API that allows developers to implement relevant instant search inside any website or app. Algolia provides full results as you type, making access to content seamless and fluid which increases users’ engagement. (we’ll demo our API and build a search engine live).
http://www.algolia.com  // http://www.twitter.com/algolia

Snip2Code
Snip2Code
Cristiano Ghersi, CEO
Where Coders Share Snippets.  Programmers create their own applications using building blocks, the code snippets, to make the software development faster and more reliable. Snip2Code provides the platform to manage such code snippets and share them, directly within the development environments that programmers use every day.  http://www.snip2code.com // http://www.twitter.com/snip2code

Anonymess
Anonymess
Marcus Perezi-Tormos, CEO
Who are you? Share anything with your closest friends without revealing your identity!  Anonymess is an anonymous and fun cross platform mobile messaging app. So many new possibilities at your finger tips!  http://anonymess.co // https://twitter.com/Anony_mess

Near Me
Near Me
Michelle Regner, CEO
Near Me is a peer-to-peer commerce solution enabling brands and entrepreneurs to build their own branded marketplace. Near Me makes peer-to-peer commerce simple with their ‘platform as a service’, revolutionizing traditional e-commerce forever.

Freshdesk
Freshdesk
Dilawar Syed, President
We’ll show how Freshdesk’s powerfully simple cloud-based customer support software can enable even tiny startups to provide exceptional support to their customers affordably via phone, email, chat, web, social networks and mobile apps.  http://www.freshdesk.com // http://www.twitter.com/freshdesk

depict
depict
Shambhavi Kadam, Co-founder & VP of Product
depict lets you fill the blank spaces in your home with work by the world’s best digital artists. We’ll be demonstrating how you can use depict to collect art you love on any device, and display it on any blank screen in your home.  http://depict.com // http://www.twitter.com/depictarts 

 
 
 
 
 
SF New Tech Sponsors
 
Telerik empowers its customers to create compelling app experiences across any screen. Our end-to- end platform uniquely combines industry-leading UI tools with cloud services to simplify the entire   app development lifecycle. Telerik tools and services can be adopted individually or as a platform and   seamlessly integrated with other popular developer solutions. More than 130,000 customers from   40,000 organizations in 94 countries depend on Telerik products, including more than 450 of the   Fortune 500®, academic institutions, governments and non-profits. For additional information about   Telerik, please visit telerik.com or follow @telerik on Twitter.
 
Telerik empowers its customers to create compelling app experiences across any screen. Our end-to- end platform uniquely combines industry-leading UI tools with cloud services to simplify the entire   app development lifecycle. Telerik tools and services can be adopted individually or as a platform and   seamlessly integrated with other popular developer solutions. More than 130,000 customers from   40,000 organizations in 94 countries depend on Telerik products, including more than 450 of the   Fortune 500®, academic institutions, governments and non-profits. For additional information about   Telerik, please visit telerik.com or follow @telerik on Twitter.
Fathom Law
 We recommend Fathom Law for all your startup’s legal needs. http://www.fathomlaw.com
doubledutch
Download the doubledutch SFNT app and participate in the event!
Google Play:  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=me.doubledutch.sfnewtech
App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sf-new-tech/id853270433?mt=8
 
Sage Human Capital
Sage Human Capital is disrupting the recruiting industry by introducing the very first fully data-driven recruiting model.  Our success lies on a foundation of incorporating mindfulness into the recruiting process.  http://www.sagehumancapital.com
 

#NewTechCrawl ’14 — Get on board!


NewTechCrawl

It’s official!

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!

Demo @ Techmanity’s Startlandia (for free!)

Techmanity

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!

Show off your startup @ TEDxMarin

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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.

Apply at http://www.tedxmarin.org/innovator-showcase-application/

(And definitely say SFNT sent ya.)

8.27: SF New Tech: Waze, CloudHQ, DocSend, HashtagSell, ComfortWay, more!  (Free Drinks, Free Tacos!)

8.27: SF New Tech: Waze, CloudHQ, DocSend, HashtagSell, ComfortWay, more! (Free Drinks, Free Tacos!)

 
SF New Tech
 
MIGHTY @ 119 UTAH, SF, CA
Free tacos for the first 150 people in the door!
Free drinks from 5:30 – 6:30 while supplies last!
Amazing new tech all night long!
Schedule:

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

 

 

 
 
 
ON TAP . . .

 

Waze
Di-Ann Eisnor, Head of Partnerships, Global
We’ll be checking in with Di-Ann Eisnor (SFNT alum: 6/12, 9/09) to see what’s new with everyone’s favorite traffic avoidence and navigation app.
http://www.waze.com // @waze
 
 
 

hashtagsell

HashtagSell
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

DocSend

DocSend
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

 

cloudHQ

CloudHQ
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

ComfortWay

ComfortWay
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 

Event Sponsors
Twitter
 

The Twitter Developer Advocacy team is looking forward to meeting with developers and startups at SF New Tech, and happy to connect about jobs at Twitter! @JoinTheFlock // http://t.co/awesomejobs

Akamai
Akamai® is the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications. At the core of the Company’s solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ providing extensive reach, coupled with first class reliability, security, visibility and expertise. Akamairemoves the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com or blogs.akamai.com, and follow @Akamai on Twitter.
 
 
 
 
 
 SF New Tech Sponsors
 
    Sage Human Capital
  doubledutch     Fathom Law

 

 
 
 
 Mighty is a 21+ Venue
7.9:  MORE Tales of UX Less Ordinary with Samsung, Salesforce, Oracle, Yelp, and AKQA

7.9: MORE Tales of UX Less Ordinary with Samsung, Salesforce, Oracle, Yelp, and AKQA

Outside the Boxes - tales of UX less ordinary

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.
 

speakers include:
 

Steven Rahman

Steven Rahman   Samsung

Steven Rahman is the Director of Technology and Strategy at Samsung where he seeks to make life easier through augmented and virtual reality.

Denis Griffith

Denis Griffith   Salesforce

Denis Griffith recently joined as head of UX for marketing at Salesforce, mandated with building the first UX department for marketing and the Salesforce.com website. He ran Global UX for BBDO Proximity in NYC where he served as creative director for the Emirates Airline redesign.
 

Daniel Schwartz

Daniel Schwartz   Oracle

Daniel Schwartz is a Senior Interaction Designer, Oracle Applications User Experience at Oracle Corporation.  He has been designing the UI/ UX of enterprise software for over a decade, working on a variety of challenging projects such as CRM and enterprise gamification.

Yoni De Beule

Yoni De Beule   Yelp

Yoni De Beule is a Mobile Product Designer at Yelp. With a passion for engaging and intuitive experiences, Yoni pursues delightfulness as a product strategy.

Jordan Manning

Jordan Manning   AKQA

Jordan Manning is an interaction designer interested in cities, the people in them, and everything in between.

Christopher Marsh

Christopher Marsh   AKQA

Christopher Marsh is Director of Technology Operations at AKQA, and works on blurring the boundaries between user interaction and technology.

schedule:

06:00 – 07:30 Mingling & Networking
07:30 – 08:30 Tales of UX Less Ordinary
08:30 – 09:00 Q&A, Discussion
09:00 – 09:30 Wrap up & Last call