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What are you doing on November 6th?
How about joining us and Fast Company for Innovation Uncensored SF, a amazing full-day event featuring talented speakers, groundbreaking ideas, and the extraordinary innovations they report on daily.
Spend a day with the founders of Pinterest, Instagram, Yelp, Path, Paypal & many others, all under one roof (see below!)
Special code SFNT saves you $200 on your ticket.
Registration and information @ http://sf.innovationuncensored.com/
Here’s the agenda — as you can see this event is a no-brainer! Hope to see you there!
San Francisco: Innovation City
Mayor Ed Lee instituted San Francisco Innovation Month in 2012 to highlight and appreciate the entrepreneurs and startups driving job growth in the Bay Area. A welcome, and a window on what keeps San Francisco on the cutting edge.
Pinterest’S Next Push
What does Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann have in store for his wildly passionate pinners? An uncensored conversation about creativity, community, and new directions.
Are Brands The New VCs?
You no longer have to work on Sand Hill Road to make a bet on a startup. Big brands are investing in entrepreneurs – at a heated pace – and spawning new micro-industries.
Exclusive: How The Sandy Hook Tragedy Sparked Silicon Valley
After a school shooting devastated their community, a group of parents vowed to find a new way to decrease gun violence. Here’s what happened when they crossed paths with like-minded entrepreneurs, tech execs, and VCs.
Seeing Around Corners
What does it take to reimagine an industry? Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp, and Max Levchin, co-founder of Paypal, share their hard-won insights.
Backstage Pass: “The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty”
Acclaimed production designer Jeff Mann (“Terminator 3” “Transformers”) shares his secrets for capturing an audience’s visual imagination.
Inside The Apple Design Lab
An unprecedented live oral history from the men and women behind the products that changed your world. FEATURING: Abigail Sarah Brody, Robert Brunner, Hartmut Esslinger, Nitin Ganatra, Andy Grignon, Tim Kobe, Dave Morin, and Jeff Zwerner.
Inspiration In Unlikely Places
Roman Mars is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People 2013, and the creator of 99% Invisible, the award-winning, Kickstarter-funded podcast about places, spaces, and design. Here he presents a multimedia masterclass about the creative sources of innovation.
The World’S Most Difficult Start-Up: The Afghan Army
You feel like your startup is under siege? As it prepares to leave Afghanistan, the U.S. military takes stock of what it’s learned about leadership, organization, and teamwork – and tries to impart these lessons to its Afghan replacements.
Analog’S Awesome Power
A talk about breaking technology down into its tiniest elements, and bringing the inventive power of basic analog electronics into everyone’s hands.
Your Dna Is Her Business
23andMe’s Anne Wojcicki is upending the medical world—and changing lives. An intimate chat with the boldest of CEOs.
Pictures Of Success
An unfiltered conversation with Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger and trail-blazing chef April Bloomfield on how to manage explosive growth while staying true to your creative vision.
How To Survive The Great Disruption
MIT Media Lab guru Joi Ito on unlocking the Golden Rule for making innovation happen.
Lessons From Co-Creation Nation
What do the customers of tomorrow really want? The relationship between brands and consumers has never been more complex—or more fluid. A candid feedback loop is both an asset and a peril. Opportunities are entwined with risks. Managing this ecosystem is art and data-backed science. Our closing panel of innovators reveals their secrets—and takes open-mic questions—about inventing the future while collaborating with the crowd. FEATURING: Airbnb, Quirky, Polyvore, OUYA, and Kleiner Perkins.
The first 25 of y’all to punch in the code SFNEWTECH at this URL: https://launch.webconnex.
They are also offering all builders (developers, designers, broke founders) free tickets! Apply here: http://festival.launch.co/
Finally, they’re also throwing a Hackathon (with a $50k investment prize!). More info: http://launchhackathon.com
- Mark Pincus, Founder & CEO, Zynga
- Dave Morin, Co-Founder & CEO, Path
- Hill Ferguson, Head of Mobile, Paypal
- Mark Curtis, Founder, Fjord
- Chris Weber, President (US), Nokia
- Jason Spero, Head of Mobile, Google
- Michael Spiegelman, Director of Product Innovation, Netflix
- Michael Bayle, SVP, ESPN Mobile
- Scott Dadich, VP Digital Development, Conde Nast
- Tom Conrad, Chief Technology Officer, Pandora
- Joff Redfern, Head of Mobile Products, LinkedIn
- Yves Behar, Founder, fuseproject
- Plus many more! (full list here)
Grab your ticket now with promo code “SFNT” and get 15% off!
The biggest web-tech contest in Japan now lands in Silicon Valley!
The 7th Mashup Awards (MA7) opens their door to the local startups and developers to present their services and products. We call it the event the “Ninja Challenge.”
At the event, up to 10 startups interested in the Japanese market will be presenting Read more…
Categories highlighted include:
People 2.0 | Cash Mngt | Analytics | Engagement | e-Commerce | Relationship Mngt | Workflow | Marketing
More listed here: http://www.undertheradarblog.
Register @ http://www.undertheradarblog.com/register/
Enter Promo Code: “SFNT” for a special $200 off.
Mobile. Social. New, Distributed Channels. Geo-local. Innovation.
APIs are touted as the key behind many new emerging business models for young startups and established companies alike. As a sponsor of SF New Tech, Mashery invites you to attend the 5th Annual “Business of APIs Conference”,the only gathering dedicated to connecting APIs with real-world business value.
How are APIs actually being used and what business benefits are being realized in the real world today? Whether you are exploring the potential of an API, planning to leverage your API to extend your current API program or a seasoned provider looking at best practices, the Business of APIs has something to offer.
Join ESPN, Netflix, The Guardian, ROVI, Klout, LinkedIn, and other API leaders at Mashery’s 5th annual “Business of APIs” conference. Learn what winning strategies are for prosperous API businesses, how to grow a successful developer program, and what the future holds for the business of APIs.
What: Mashery Business of APIs / San Francisco
When: October 4th, 2011
Where: The Julia Morgan Ballroom, Merchants Exchange
465 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
Time: 1:00PM – 6:00PM (Cocktail reception to follow event)
Register Today by clicking here. Use discount code “SFNT” and pay only $195 (regular price $295).
We’re psyched to see our friends from gdgt come back to town this Friday at the Metreon!
gdgt live is where you’ll get to touch hot new gadgets before anyone else. And it’s free to attend. Register here.
In prime gdgt form, expect some really cool gadgetry from the likes of AT&T Motorola, Tivo, Eye-Fi and many, many more.
Of course there will be plenty of giveaways too — starting right now!
Between now and Friday, anyone who tweets a quip of their gadget wants/needs with the hashtag #gdgtsfnt will be entered into a drawing for one or more cool-ass products from some of gdgt Live’s awesome sponsors:
Fun, eh? Now start tweeting!
And hope to see you on Friday!
The Data 2.0 Conference, is Monday, April 4, 2011, at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco.
Data 2.0 is about the rise of data accessibility. Hear speakers from Google, NAVTEQ, and comScore alongside Jay Adelson, CEO of SimpleGeo; Gil Elbaz, CEO of Factual; Joe Lonsdale, co-founder of Palantir and 50 other data companies at the full-day conference.
The event will culminate in a data startup pitch contest, judged by Robert Scoble and five Silicon Valley venture capitalists.
The conference will also feature the launch on-stage of the $3 million Heritage Health Prize, the world’s largest data challenge. At least 6 data companies will be launching new products and features; send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in launching.
SF New Tech members can score a 20% discount on tickets with the code “data2sfnewtech11″ – be sure to click here to register