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The Startup Conference 2014

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 | 9AM-5PM

Fox Theatre, 2223 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063

SF New Tech is proud to support the organization of the Startup Conference 2014. Discover how to start your own startup and network with 2,000 fellow entrepreneurs and engineers. Journalists from TechCrunch and other media will be present as well. Conference speakers include Guy Kawasaki, Tim Draper, Vivek Wadhwa, David Hornik, Christine Herron, Bill Reichert and many more. If you just want to learn about hot new startups, stop by the International Startup Fair on the Courthouse Plaza in front of Fox Theater and browse the aisles of an outdoor street festival for startups. Exhibitors include venture capital firms and startups launching new products in the Demo Pit. The Startup Fair is free and open to the public –  SF New Tech members receive a 20% discount for the Startup Conference and demo tables at the fair, please use promotion code “SFNT20″.

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DataBeat

Monday, May 19, 2014 | 8AM-6:30PM

Grand Hyatt, San Francisco

Big data analytics will continue to ignite explosive growth for those able to leverage it in 2014.

But while the data-science field continues to evolve at warp speed, companies are moving to a more practical stage this year: They’re seeking real results from their investments in analytics tools. They’re looking to boost revenue or curtail costs — or best of all, both.

VentureBeat hosted our inaugural DataBeat event in 2013, and it was a smash success, bringing together some of the top data scientists, analysts, investors, and entrepreneurs in the field of big data.

This year’s DataBeat will be laser focused on helping companies increase profitability through smart analytics and big data tools. We’re gathering the brightest minds to filter through the noise and give new insights on the people, technologies, and strategies that will accelerate growth.

Purchase one of the first 50 tickets and save $300!

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The 5th Annual PR Summit Conference: Content Connect

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 | 9AM-6PM

The Old Mint 54 Mint Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94103

On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 join 500 executives, top media influencers & entrepreneurs discuss the latest trends and best practices in business communications, story telling and content marketing.  Spend One-on-one time with this industry visionaries, and leaders from the world of publishing, public relations, marketing, branding, advertising agencies, and other verticals and brands with a vested interest in the future of social journalism and digital storytelling.

HEAR SPEAKERS FROM:

USA Today, Fast Company, Forbes, Entrepreneur TechCrunch, Venture Beat, GigaOM, San Jose Mercury News, Google, Wall Street Journal, AirPR, Thrillist & LinkedIn

DISCUSS:

Content Marketing, and PR Thought Leadership.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

1. Ben Parr, (Co-Founder & Managing Partner DominateFund)

2. Cotton Delo (San Francisco Bureau Chief, Advertising Age)

3. Jon Swartz (SF Bureau Chief, USA Today)

4. Josh Constine, (Writer, TechCrunch)

5. Paul Walborsky (CEO, GigaOM)

6. Porter Gale (Author, Marketer, Tech-Lover and Start-up Advisor)

7. Rebekah Iliff (Chief Strategy Officer, AirPR)

8. Sarah Buhr (Writer, USA Today)

9. Tim Draper (Founder, Draper Fisher Jurvetson)

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Promo of 20% off (Only 10-Available)

Promo of 15% off (Open)


CloudNOW

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 | 1:30PM – 7PM

Parc 55 Wyndham, San Francisco

CloudNOW, the non-profit consortium of the leading women in cloud and emerging technologies, invites you to attend our Third Annual CloudNOW Top Women in Cloud Innovation Awards. This year the focus of the Awards is on the end-user customer. We hope that you will join us for CloudNOW’s flagship event featuring the Top Women in Cloud, industry pioneers, and leading academicians from Stanford. Enjoy no-host bar, and an elegant dinner buffet at one of the most exclusive hotels in SF!

The Innovation Awards recognize the Top 10 cloud end-user customers for outstanding cloud and converging technology projects and implementations. During the event, the Top 10 Women will present their projects in a pitch-style competition where the Top Woman in Cloud will be named on-site for a real-time award of the title, Top Woman in Cloud.

Attendees: Cloud end-users, analysts, tech thought leader/ pioneers, VCs, and entrepreneurs

Sponsors: Dell, Cisco, GreenQloud, HP, IBM, VMware

Speakers: Manjula Talreja, VP Cloud Practices, Cisco; Margaret Dawson, Chief Cloud Evangelist, HP; Vanessa Alvarez, cloud thought leader, former Forrester analyst; Dr. Andrea Davies, Stanford.

Judges: Gia Scinto, Partner Andreessen Horowitz, employee #8; Amber Osborne, CMO Meshfire, Twitter “Top CMO”

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Discounts Galore for our SF New Tech Community

Discounts Galore for our SF New Tech Community

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Join Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored SF on 11.6

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!

 

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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.

Session I

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.

Session II

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.

Session III

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.

Break

Session IV

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.

Session V

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.

Session VI

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.

Session VII

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.

Session VIII

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.

Session IX

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.

Session X

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.

Session XI

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.

Session XII

How To Survive The Great Disruption

MIT Media Lab guru Joi Ito on unlocking the Golden Rule for making innovation happen.

Session XIII

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.

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Partner Promotion: Get into the Launch Festival (March 4-6) for FREE

The 6th annual LAUNCH Festival (http://festival.launch.co) is coming up in San Francisco from March 4th – 6th. Be a part of the largest live audience in technology, watch the next Dropbox, Yammer or Mint launch on stage, and learn about building great startups!

The first 25 of y’all to punch in the code SFNEWTECH at this URL: https://launch.webconnex.com/festival2013are in for FREE.

They are also offering all builders (developers, designers, broke founders) free tickets! Apply here: http://festival.launch.co/builder.html.

Finally, they’re also throwing a Hackathon (with a $50k investment prize!). More info: http://launchhackathon.com

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LAUNCH Festival is the best place to launch your company, raise money, and learn about building great startups. 50 companies launch and compete for titles including Best Design, Best Technology, and Best Overall. With 5,000+ attendees and 3,000 people in the audience, making it the “largest live audience in technology.” In addition to the main stage, there will be “Office Hours” where you can ask great investors/entrepreneurs your burning questions, a “Skills Stage” where you can learn to improve on your UI/UX, raise an angel round, succeed in the app store, etc, and finally a Hackathon with a $50k investment prize.
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MobileBeat 2012

Join us and our friends from VentureBeat at MobileBeat2012!
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Design is utterly dominating the mobile ecosystem
The most successful players are focusing on one thing: How to make products, services, and devices as compelling and delightful as possible – both visually, and experientially.MobileBeat 2012 — July 10-11 in San Francisco, CA — is assembling the most elite minds to debate how user interface and experience (UI/UX) is transforming every aspect of the mobile economy.

Speakers include:

    • 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)

Register here with promo code “SFNT” and get 15% off.

Always a program highlight, the “Innovation Competition” will uncover 15 of the hottest new mobile companies as they pitch their products/services live onstage in front of an expert panel of judges and over 1000 attendees.

Join in and learn where the biggest opportunities lie, the pitfalls to avoid, and how to position your company to win on the new “design” battleground.

Grab your ticket now with promo code “SFNT
” and get 15% off!
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Under the Radar: Consumerization of IT – Join us!

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Under the Radar: Consumerization of IT
April 25-26 2012, Mountain View, Ca.
SF New Tech has partnered with DealmakerMedia on their Under the Radar Conference and we’re hoping to see you there!
The judge and startup list is full of game changers.  Super Early Bird tickets for the event sold out long ago, but don’t worry because we’ve secured 20 tickets for $50 off.  Just enter the promo code “sfnt” when checking out here:

http://bit.ly/xYtIUi

Below is more information about this April’s Under the Radar Conference.
The rise of webscale businesses like Google, Facebook and LinkedIn have permanently changed consumer expectations in the workplace. As business units are demanding real-time data on customers, IT needs to transition from an operations role to a hybrid like Dev/Ops or App/Ops to manage petabyte size data sets, create scalable infrastructures, and enable rapid application development. As we enter a new era of IT disruption, early adopters that are quick to capitalize on disruptive technologies will lead the market.

What is Under the Radar?
• Under the Radar selects a handful of the industry’s most compelling emerging startups that provide cutting edge solutions. Companies present to top IT executives looking to partner with and acquire new technologies.
• Under the Radar has been recognized as the most important showcase of innovation and deal-making forum in Silicon Valley. In the past four years, 67% of presenters have gone on to raise funding and/or be acquired by Google, Yahoo, Cisco, BT, Microsoft, Twitter, Fox Interactive, and others.
Why Attend?
• Connect with over 300 executives from leading brands and businesses.
• Learn about the latest technology that’s disrupting the way business is done.
• Meet face to face with innovators and thought leaders.
• Hear where buyers of technology are placing their bets.
Who Attends?
• CIOs, CTOs, VPs of IT, architecture, engineering, operations, cloud infrastructure, developers, product managers, investors, and more.

Event Highlights
• Presenters get 6-minutes to pitch, and 8-minutes of Q&A.
• Categories this year include: Big Data, Paas, Mobile Security, Management and Performance Tools, Cloud Services, & Infrastructure.
Presenting Companies:
AppFog
AppHarbor
Bitzer Mobile
Chart.io
Cloudability
CloudBees
Cloudscaling
Datadog
DataSift
Duo Security
Fabric Engine
ionGrid
Iron.io
MemSQL
MetaMarkets
NimbusDB
Nodeable
Nodejitsu
Piston Cloud Computing
Puppet Labs
Sauce Labs
ScaleArc
StackMob
Tracelytics

Confirmed Judges:
Subbu Balakrishnan, Director of Technology – AKQA
Yobie Benjamin, Managing Director and the Global CTO – Citigroup NA Global Transaction Services / Institutional Clients Group
David Berlind, Chief Content Officer & Editor in Chief – TechWeb
Alan Boehme, Chief of Enterprise Architecture, Business Innovation and Emerging Technologies – The Coca-Cola Company
Vitaly Gordon, Big Data Scientist – LivePerson
Derrick Harris, Writer/Editor – GigaOM
Art King, Global Infrastructure Architecture Lead – Nike
Jerome Labat , VP, R&D Cloud Automation Product Unit – HP Software
Fritz Nelson, SVP and editorial director of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network and executive producer of TechWeb TV – InformationWeek
Tom Peck, CIO – Levi Strauss & Co.
Steve Phillpott, CIO – Amylin Pharmaceuticals
Luke Rajlich, Distinguished Engineer – Zynga
Chris Schaepe, Managing Director – Lightspeed VP
Corey Szopinski, Creative Technical Director – Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Chris Weitz, Director, Technology Integration / Technology Strategy and Architecture – Deloitte Consulting
Peter Yared, CTO – CBS Interactive
Remember: enter the promo code “sfnt” when checking out to receive $50 off!
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Call for Presenters! Ninja Challenge – Pitch Contest for Companies Expanding Globally

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…

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Under the Radar: Work Smarter, Not Harder.
 November 9-10, 2011 – Your discount code!

Under the Radar: Work Smarter, Not Harder.
  November 9-10, 2011.

Under the Radar is returning for their 18th conference in Mountain View, CA.  As Silicon Valley’s most effective innovation showcase and business development conference, Under the Radar continues to bring leading decision makers together with pre-vetted startups that are disrupting the way traditional business is run.

Whether a business is online or offline it needs to be well-designed, collaborative, lean, metrics-driven, viral, social and profitable – but as a business owner, filtering through the thousands of new “web solutions” can be overwhelming.  On the flip-side, industry leaders with large audiences need to stay relevant, keep customers engaged and grow their revenues.  The SMB market is infamous for being difficult to reach and there is a deluge of Saas startups fighting for their attention.

This Under the Radar will bring together innovative startups with industry leaders in hopes to create distribution partnerships, give major brands and corporations offerings their customers are asking for, and ease decision making for the business owner.

Under the Radar has been recognized as the most important showcase of innovation and deal-making forum in Silicon Valley. Under the Radar is NOT a funding event, however, in the past three years alone, 62% of their presenters have gone on to raise major funding and/or been acquired by companies such as Google, Yahoo!, Cisco, BT, Microsoft, Twitter, Fox Interactive, and others. It’s inevitable with so many dealmakers in one room.

Categories highlighted include:

People 2.0 | Cash Mngt | Analytics | Engagement | e-Commerce | Relationship Mngt | Workflow | Marketing

Confirmed Companies:
Seamless Receipts
ThinkNear
RewardMe
Steelhouse
The Resumator
Rypple
TribeHR
Grovo
Betterworks
Wave Accounting
Outright
Expensify
Sprout Social
UberVu
GinzaMetrics
BlackLocus
Movable Ink
GoldRun
Vidyard
ToutApp
GoInstant
Salespod
Ordoro
Vend
Stitch Labs

Confirmed Judges:
Rafe Needleman, CBS Interactive
David Berlind, Chief Content Officer & Editor in Chief, TechWeb
Liz Gannes, Senior editor, All Things D
Matt Rosoff, West Coast Editor, Business Insider
Scott McMullan, Senior Product Manager, Google App marketplace
Margita Labhard, Director, New Business Customer Solutions, Best Buy
Russell Hamilton, Global Business Development, Visa
Eric Jepsky, VP AMEX Open Small Business, American Express
TBD, VP, Open Innovation Group, Intuit
Dave Gilbertson, VP, Strategy & Corporate Development, Constant Contact
Roy Rubin, CEO, Magento
Quinn Li, Managing DIrector, Qualcomm Ventures

More listed here: http://www.undertheradarblog.com/speakers/?id=10

Register @ http://www.undertheradarblog.com/register/

Enter Promo Code: “SFNT” for a special $200 off.

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Exclusive Discount Code for “The Business of APIs” Conference (Save $100)

Exclusive Discount Code for “The Business of APIs” Conference (Save $100)

 

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).

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gdgt is back!  Win something, be there.

gdgt is back! Win something, be there.

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:

BlueAnt S4
OnLive Systems
iTwin
Plantronics M100
… and maybe more!

Fun, eh?   Now start tweeting!

And hope to see you on Friday!

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