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



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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


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If you can’t come to the event live, don’t worry, we got your back.

You can watch the action live here.

Live streaming by Ustream

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What are friends for?

Discounts to events, that’s what!

Hope to see you out there!


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: http://bit.ly/humans-eb

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: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flipthinking-iot-ux-registration-12785530867 (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 http://bit.ly/1phaxj4
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: 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
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
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
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.  http://appsglobal.ae

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 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
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
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
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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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.


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:

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

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

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

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

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


Here’s info on parking near the venue:

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