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

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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
 
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Make Connections and Get Up Close & Personal with the Latest in IoT at GROW

Garibaldi Lake in Garibaldi Provincial Park

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!

WHY GO?

// 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”.

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#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!

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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!

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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.)

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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
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SF New Tech Live! Outside the Boxes Event Video

Here is the latest event video at AKQA – Outside the Boxes – Tales of UX Less Ordinary. Enjoy!

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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

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6.26: SF New Tech: The Belgian Webmission 2014 : Belgian Startups, Belgian Chocolate, Belgian Food & DJ Party

6.26: SF New Tech: The Belgian Webmission 2014 : Belgian Startups, Belgian Chocolate, Belgian Food & DJ Party

 
SF New Tech
 
presents

Webmission

The Belgians Are Back!
 
 
5 GREAT BELGIAN STARTUPS!
 
AMAZING BELGIAN CHOCOLATE!
 
SAVORY BELGIAN-INSPIRED FOOD FROM VIVE LA TARTE!
 
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MIGHTY @ 119 UTAH, SF, CA
 

THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014

DOORS OPEN @ 5:30 pm
LIVE DEMOS & DISCUSSIONS @ 7:30 pm

 
AND
 
ALL ATTENDEES ARE INVITED TO STAY FOR A FREE A DJ PARTY

 @ 10:00 pm

BELGIAN STARTUPS ON TAP . . .
engagor
 
Engagor
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
Cubr
 

Cubr
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.
That’s simple.

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

Instant messaging in real life for Iphone, Android and Web.
cubr.com  // @cubrapp

TappCtrl

TappCtrl
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

PayNut
Paynut
Michel van den Hove, Co-Founder
Paynut is a worldwide network to give and receive objects in your neighborhood.
Every object is worth 1 nut and you receive 2 free nuts when you subscribe.
 paynut.org // @paynut

 

oddo
Odoo Inc.
Fabrice Henrion, Director America
Odoo, previously known as OpenERP, is a suite of integrated business applications. Odoo is similar to many open-source projects where customized programming, support, and other services are provided by an active global community and partners network. The community is comprised of more than 1,500 active members and has contributed more than 4,000 modules to the ongoing enrichment of Odoo. The network of certified partners, established in more than 100 countries, deploys the solution locally. The software, with more than 1,500 downloads a day, is one of the most frequently installed business suites worldwide. All Odoo Apps such as Odoo CRM, Odoo Sales, Odoo Accounting, Odoo WMS (Warehouse Management), Odoo HR, Odoo Project, Odoo Events, Odoo Marketing, etc. are integrated with each other. Odoo is an open source alternative to many software packages. It can be used by any retailer with its POS (Point Of Sales), and in any website with its CMS (website builder) synchronized with the e-Commerce app. In the enterprise resource planning software field, Odoo is an alternative to SAP ERP, Oracle E-Business Suite, Microsoft Dynamics, Netsuite, and others. Odoo has offices in the US, Belgium, Luxembourg, India and Hong Kong. odoo.com // @odooapps
Event Sponsors

Brussels Invest & Export
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.

AWEX

Webmission
 
 
 
Webmission is a 1 week trip of Belgian Tech entrepreneurs to global hotspots of web/tech innovation. Our mission, promote Belgian Web, Tech & Mobile entrepreneurship abroad, by increasing its visibility, international network and business opportunities.  http://webmission.be // @webmission
 
 
 
 
 
 
 SF New Tech Sponsors
 
  doubledutch     Fathom Law
 
 
 
Note:  Mighty is a 21+ Venue
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