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Humans According to Data: Christian Rudder
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:

IoT meets UX #flipthinking
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: (FREE).

Venture Capital & The Internet of Things
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
Discount Code: 25OFF

Founders Space Angel Pitch
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:
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
To redeem your FREE ENTRANCE voucher, please register via this link 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:

TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections
Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA
Oct 01, 2014 @ 08:30:00
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:
Discount Code: SFNewTech14

The Global App Summit
Oct 01, 2014 @ 09:00:00
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.

Hackership Course
2081 Center St Berkeley CA 94704
Oct 07, 2014 @ 18:30:00
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
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PITME Catalyst Conference
Yoshi’s SF 1330 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA
Oct 27, 2014 @ 08:30:00
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:
Discount Code: SFNewTech

Google Cloud Platform Live
Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco
Nov 04, 2014 @ 09:00:00
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:
Discount Code:  SFnewtech

SF MusicTech Summit
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Hotel Kabuki San Francisco, 1625 Post St, San Francisco
Discount Code: sfnewtech10

Future of Money & Technology Summit
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Hotel Kabuki San Francisco, 1625 Post St, San Francisco
Discount Code: sfnewtech10


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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″.



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!


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.


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


Content Marketing, and PR Thought Leadership.


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)


Promo of 20% off (Only 10-Available)

Promo of 15% off (Open)


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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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 @

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.

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.


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 ( 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: in for FREE.

They are also offering all builders (developers, designers, broke founders) free tickets! Apply here:

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

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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