SF New Tech & Macworld’s “Old SF & New Tech” Holiday Party!

SF New Tech & Macworld’s “Old SF & New Tech” Holiday Party!

SF New Tech & Macworld present Old SF & New Tech: A Festive Fundraiser!

Party time!

SF New Tech & Macworld/iWorld invite YOU to join the festivities as we raise a glass to celebrate innovation in old San Francisco!

On 12/18, we’re taking over Mayes, SF’s oldest oyster house and cocktail joint, to celebrate amazing tech, the holidays, and to raise money for a bunch of worthy causes!  (See below!)

Come hang out by the fire with SF’s tech community and rub elbows with startup CEOs, developers, venture capitalists, bloggers, recruiters, and many more movers-and-shakers who wish to meet you.

Festivities in-store:

* Very special SFNT holiday cocktails await!  Clink your Glass with Robert Scoble & Shel Israel who’ll be in the house!

* Oysters, Oysters and more Oysters!

* Hands-on table-top demos from hotshots Trunx & NewAer and others.

* On-the-spot video interviews with NerdStalker.

* Some very special announcements about how you can be featured by Macworld/iWorld and SF New Tech in March!

* Arrive in style for your free SkyDrive photoshoot, and share the night’s high-res shots – #MeetSkyDrive

* Prizes!  Tweeters who tweet #SFNTMacworld can win amazing prizes, including but not limited to:

— > Two tickets to the exclusive Macintosh 30th Anniversary Celebration – “A Celebration of the People and Team that Created the Macintosh”  – January 25th, 2014 at the Flint Center, Cupertino, CA.  (Value: priceless!)

— > One Macworld/iWorld Appalooza Standard Kiosk (for developers) (Value: $1495)

— > Three Macworld/iWorld Conference Passes (Value:  $349 each)

— > Five Macworld/iWorld Expo Only Passes (Value:  $30 each)

* Uber first-timers can get home safe with a special discount off their first ride!

Hope to see you … with bells on!

 

TABLETOP DEMOS

trunx

Trunx lets you record life and stash it in private. You can organize and store your photos and videos safely and privately in the cloud. Tag, access, and share your memories whenever you want – if ever. Free your device to do all the things it was meant to do. And take ownership of your visual legacy.  http://www.trunx.me

The NewAer Proximity Platform SDK automates applications, letting them become environmentally aware from ambient radio signals like WiFi, Bluetooth, BTLE Beacons, Cellular towers or Bonjour devices.  NewAer is iBeacon for every operating system.
http://newaer.com

 

Sponsored by

 

Macworld/iWorld

Macworld/iWorld is the world’s ultimate fan event for those who use, create, and love Apple products. Attendees will encounter a unique celebration of Apple technology-infused art, music, and film, as well as learning opportunities, and a shopping mecca in our exhibit hall filled with products and services for Apple users of all skill levels and interests. From home users, to artistic hobbyists and professionals, and the true Technorati—Macworld/iWorld gives attendees the chance to experience all that the amazing world of Apple-related tools can offer. 

 

SkyDrive
#MeetSkyDrive

SkyDrive brings you free online storage so you can access your files anywhere. With apps for PC, Mac, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, your most important docs, decks, and spreadsheets come on-the-go with you, across all your devices. With SkyDrive, your files are always with you.

 

Partners

Uber

NerdStalker

magicsauce media

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Your ticket is more than just a ticket to party!
Last year, through ticket sales, our amazing community . . .

* Helped rebuild classrooms that were destroyed by tropical storm Isaac in Haiti (via the Hands Together to Defend the Children Orphanage)

*  Provided dinner to 500 families in NY & NJ that were dislocated due to super-storm Sandy (via The River Fund Mobile Pantry);

* Provided 1 child in India with quality education for 1 year (via Non Formal Education Centres);

* Provided enough needles and syringes to vaccinate over 625 Somalian children (via Merlin USA).

* Trained one woman as a community health worker in Afghanistan, who will assist 9,000 women annually, in turn, saving thousands of women who would have lost their lives or the lives of their babies during pregnancy and delivery (via Creating Hope International).

* Helped provide a health worker with enough needles and syringes to provide over 1,000 vaccinations to children in clinics in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia (via Merlin’s emergency response in East Africa).

* Purchased a water treatment system for 2 families in earthquake and Cholera ravaged Haiti (via Haiti Hospital Appeal).

* Paid for books and a uniform for 1 war-torn and impoverished South Sudanese child for 1 year (via Omdurman Family Project).

* Supported civil society movements in Egypt, and protect citizen media and other independent news sources, as well as circumvent internet censorship in Egypt, Syria, and Iran by helping Access keep its servers running on the Tor Network (via Access).

* Conserved 5 acres of the Tanzanian rainforest (about the size of 4 football fields) for one year (via Tanzania Forest Conservation Group).

*  Saved the life of a newborn by providing an Embrace Infant Warmer, an innovative low-cost warmer designed to provide thermal support to preterm newborns, in India this winter. (Via Embrace)

*  Provided a complete 2 month treatment of the revolutionary, nutrient-rich Plumpy’nut® food to 1 child in Niger who is suffering from the worst form of malnutrition. (Via Edesia)

*  Payed for supplies for job training and support (stationary, books, training curriculum and pens) for one young woman who has been exposed to the foster care and the juvenile justice system in San Francisco. (Via Spark)

*  Bought a Guatemalan family a goat to help and improve their children’s potential in life. (Via Save The Children)

* Provided 2 Rocket stoves plus hands-on training to 2 Haitian women who’s families were displaced by the devastating 7.1 earthquake so they may cook their family’s food safely. (Via Trees, Water & People)

* Provided a loan for 1 impoverished woman in rural East Africa to start a business to help support her family. (Via Women’s Microfinance Initiative)

* Purchased 2,000 water purification tablets to treat 10,000 liters of water for at-risk communities in need of clean water. (Via UNICEF Tap Project)

* Provided 3 emergency clean birthing kits, including a bar of soap, clear plastic sheet, razor blade, an umbilical cord tie, cloth and latex gloves to help deliver safe babies in crisis situations and locales. (Via UNFPA)

* Helped to fight & end child sex slavery in the U.S by helping 3 Generations redesign & enhance their current website to fully utilize the latest social media tools & broaden their reach. (Via 3 Generations)

 

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Meet the Pitchers: Felix Puetsch & Markus Kuhnt of Go Fetch It

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Meet Felix Puetsch and Markus Kuhnt co-founders of Go Fetch It. Felix and Markus will be pitching at our 12.11 event. Go Fetch It lets you define what you need and from whom–go fetch it makes sure you get it. Listen to the interview as Felix and Markus talk about the why they created Go Fetch It.  Read more…

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Meet the Pitcher: Devrim Yasar of Koding

Meet the Pitcher: Devrim Yasar of Koding

koding-logoMeet Devrim Yasar, CEO of Koding who will be pitching at our 12.11 eventKoding is a developer community and cloud development environment where developers come together and code in the browser – with a real development server to run their code. Check out some background on Devrim Yasar and the Koding community in the interview below. Read more…

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Meet The Pitcher: Neel Murthy of Swapbox

Meet The Pitcher: Neel Murthy of Swapbox

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Meet Neel Murthy, Founder of Swapbox who will be pitching at our 12.11 event. Swapbox is a convenient way to receive all your packages without having to wait for the delivery at home. We talk with Neel to discuss Swapbox and its concept. Check it out! Read more…

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Meet The Pitcher: Shariq Hamed of Hot SmartWatch

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Hey, checkout the latest in wearable technology. We interviewed Shariq Hamed, CEO of ever-popular Hot SmartWatch. Shariq will be pitching at our 12.11 event. Check out his video and Don’t miss the live demo. Read more…

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Demo & Sponsor Opportunities: New Tech in Old San Francisco – A Festive Fundraiser! (12/18)

Demo & Sponsor Opportunities: New Tech in Old San Francisco – A Festive Fundraiser! (12/18)

Season’s Greetings!  It’s that time of the year again!We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that on December 18th (save the date!) we’ve partnered with Macworld/iWorld and will be taking over Mayes Oyster House, San Francisco’s oldest seafood restaurant and cocktail joint (est 1867), to celebrate the holidays and give back to some amazing causes in high style. See below for how our fundraising efforts in the past have changed lives around the world forever!We’ve got a few tabletop demo opportunities available for kick-ass startups knee-deep in new tech ($500) as well as a few sponsorship opportunities for more established companies ($1000-$2500).

We’ll be sending out invitations to our amazing community soon.  Please reply to this email ASAP if you want to join the fun as a demo company or sponsor.  Thank you!

SF NEW TECH HOLIDAY-TIME FUNDRAISING HAS….

* Helped rebuild classrooms that were destroyed by tropical storm Isaac in Haiti (via the Hands Together to Defend the Children Orphanage)

*  Provided dinner to 500 families in NY & NJ that were dislocated due to super-storm Sandy (via The River Fund Mobile Pantry);

* Provided 1 child in India with quality education for 1 year (via Non Formal Education Centres);

* Provided enough needles and syringes to vaccinate over 625 Somalian children (via Merlin USA).

* Trained one woman as a community health worker in Afghanistan, who will assist 9,000 women annually, in turn, saving thousands of women who would have lost their lives or the lives of their babies during pregnancy and delivery (via Creating Hope International).

* Helped provide a health worker with enough needles and syringes to provide over 1,000 vaccinations to children in clinics in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia (via Merlin’s emergency response in East Africa).

* Purchased a water treatment system for 2 families in earthquake and Cholera ravaged Haiti (via Haiti Hospital Appeal).

* Paid for books and a uniform for 1 war-torn and impoverished South Sudanese child for 1 year (via Omdurman Family Project).

* Supported civil society movements in Egypt, and protect citizen media and other independent news sources, as well as circumvent internet censorship in Egypt, Syria, and Iran by helping Access keep its servers running on the Tor Network (via Access).

* Conserved 5 acres of the Tanzanian rainforest (about the size of 4 football fields) for one year (via Tanzania Forest Conservation Group).

*  Saved the life of a newborn by providing an Embrace Infant Warmer, an innovative low-cost warmer designed to provide thermal support to preterm newborns, in India this winter. (Via Embrace)

*  Provided a complete 2 month treatment of the revolutionary, nutrient-rich Plumpy’nut® food to 1 child in Niger who is suffering from the worst form of malnutrition. (Via Edesia)

*  Payed for supplies for job training and support (stationary, books, training curriculum and pens) for one young woman who has been exposed to the foster care and the juvenile justice system in San Francisco. (Via Spark)

*  Bought a Guatemalan family a goat to help and improve their children’s potential in life. (Via Save The Children)

* Provided 2 Rocket stoves plus hands-on training to 2 Haitian women who’s families were displaced by the devastating 7.1 earthquake so they may cook their family’s food safely. (Via Trees, Water & People)

* Provided a loan for 1 impoverished woman in rural East Africa to start a business to help support her family. (Via Women’s Microfinance Initiative)

* Purchased 2,000 water purification tablets to treat 10,000 liters of water for at-risk communities in need of clean water. (Via UNICEF Tap Project)

* Provided 3 emergency clean birthing kits, including a bar of soap, clear plastic sheet, razor blade, an umbilical cord tie, cloth and latex gloves to help deliver safe babies in crisis situations and locales. (Via UNFPA)

* Helped to fight & end child sex slavery in the U.S by helping 3 Generations redesign & enhance their current website to fully utilize the latest social media tools & broaden their reach. (Via 3 Generations)

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12.11: HOT SmartWatch, Ribbon, Swapbox, go fetch it, Koding, and more!

12.11: HOT SmartWatch, Ribbon, Swapbox, go fetch it, Koding, and more!

SF New Tech

MIGHTY @ 119 UTAH, SF, CA

5:30 pm – HAPPY HOUR DRINKS & FREE TACOS*
7:30 pm – LIVE DEMOS & DISCUSSIONS
(*Free tacos for the first 150 in the door)
Demos!

HOT

SmartWatch

HOT SmartWatch
ShariqHamid, CEO
The HOT Smartwatch is the most complete Smartwatch on the market with our patented “Hands On Talk” technology ensuring that all of your calls will remain private using the watch. HOT Smartwatch is based out of Dallas TX, raising over $600K in 31 days on Kickstarter and has since amassed press from all over the globe and a very active community on Social Media channels.
http://hotsmartwatch.com //  @HOTsmartwatch

Swapbox
Swapbox
Neel Murthy, CEO
Where packages wait for you.  Prevent missed deliveries with Swapbox. We give you control over your packages — no more missed delivery notices or stolen packages. Shop online and ship packages to a Swapbox. We’ll notify you via email and/or text message with the pickup details when they arrive. http://swapbox.com // @swapbox

Ribbon
Ribbon
Hany Rashwan, CEO
A payments app that lets you send money, without requiring either party to download an app or the sender to have an account.
http://www.ribbon.co // @ribbon

go fetch it
go fetch it
Felix Puetsch, CEO
Effective data gathering and communication.  No more sending Excel spreadsheets out to get data for your address list, financial forecast or status dashboard. We make gathering data easy, efficient, fun and secure.  You define what you need and from whom–go fetch it makes sure you get it. The product is open to anyone although we’re B2B focused.  http://www.go-fetch.it

Koding
Koding
Devrim Yasar, CEO
Koding is a developer community and cloud development environment where developers come together and code in the browser – with a real development server to run their code. Developers can work, collaborate, write and run apps without jumping through hoops and spending unnecessary money.  http://koding.com // @koding

Community
#MeetIE

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 
See how Microsoft rethinks exploring the internet with their new IEthe first browser built from the ground up for touch.  Get a first look (or should we say touch) at modern IE11, now in Windows 8.1. Plus who knows…once you #MeetIE, you might even get something extra ;)

 

LeClairRyanIf you’re in need of counsel for your startup call Eric Ferraro at LeClairRyan. Eric focuses his practice on the representation of private and public emerging and growth companies in the technology and digital media sectors as well as investors and financial services firms that focus on those industries. LeClairRyan is well-known as an entrepreneurial law firm that provides business counsel and client representation in matters of corporate law and high-stakes litigation.  

 

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Before You Fatten Up, Save the Date(s)!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

Before you turn off for the long weekend, grab your calendar and save these important SF New Tech event dates to close out the year!

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Another great night of SF New Tech demos!

Including:
* HOT SmartWatch – The only SmartWatch that allows you to use the palm of your hand as a speaker, plus gesture controls and more!
* Swapbox  – Where packages wait for you!
* Ribbon – A payments app that lets you send money, without requiring either party to download an app or the sender to have an account!
* go fetch it - Effective data gathering and communication!
* … and much, much, more!

We’ll officially announce this event next week but act NOW and you can score a Super Bird $10 ticket with the code “superbird” @ https://1211sfnt.eventbrite.com (Limited to the first 25 Super-early Birds.)

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
SF New Tech & Macworld’s Holiday Party!

We’ll be celebrating the holidays in classic San Francisco style at this party-of-the-year!  Juicy details to be released soon.  Join us for the fun — sponsorship and tabletop demo inquiries are encouraged! Get in touch – email myles at sfnewtech.com.

Until then, enjoy the long weekend and don’t eat too much!

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Got A Startup Idea for Sustainability

SF New Tech is proud to present an opportunity to anyone who has the next big idea in sustainability. Presidio Graduate School, based in San Francisco, is asking for submissions to its Big Idea Prize. The prize – a full ride scholarship to its sustainability graduate program and a potential of receiving some seed money. Get your idea in by December 1. Get more information by checking out the video from our media partners at Nerd Stalker.

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Pics from the 11.20 Event are now live!

Hey, Check out the Twitterverse pics from the 11.20 event. Hope you like them!

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