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SVNewTech – Tue Jan 5 – Happy 4th Birthday! Big night planned (mobile, term sheets, and more)

Posted: January 5th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: svnewtech | No Comments »

Happy Birthday to us!

The SVNewTech started in Jan of 2006, and in 4 years we’re now 4,700 members strong!  Take advantage of our community offline on our LinkedIn Group.

Tonight we’ll be featuring 3 hot startups with pretty killer iphone services, some with true business models!!!  We also have another speaker of our Expert Talk Series – Brad Rock who you all know as the gracious host to introduce each night will be giving a talk on putting a Term Sheet together.

Google Wave – We’ll also have a few bloggers testing out the real-time collaboration of google wave, if you’d like to participate, at 7pm enter the following in the Google Wave search box: tag:SVNewTech with:public

And a reminder, isocket and meetup are hiring, info below.

If you can’t make tonight, 7pm Live Stream:

Lineup: – iphone app suggestion service that actually works.  It’s like Netflix for apps on your phone. [David Li] – Data Collection on the iphone, that is super easy to build and use.  Some customers include Hershey Chocolates, Comcast, and a number of Universities.  [Chris Reichart] – Will be launching a new mobile payments service that really impressed me – I think you will be impressed too. [Aaron G. & Michael Anderson]

Expert Talk SeriesPutting a Term Sheet together. [Brad Rock, Partner DLA]

When: Tuesday, Oct 6, 2009 7:00 PM
Where: DLA Piper, 2000 University Ave, Palo Alto

Links & Give-aways

  • Are you an Ad Publisher looking to get more money from ads and share tips with other publishers?  Then join the new meetup I’m starting next week.
  • FREE – IBM Developer Cloud beta: Request base OS servers and load the stack you like, or try out images of IBM software. RESTful API available.
  • Watch December’s Expert Series Talk, How To ‘Use’ your Users.
  • Want to demo your service at a future meetup?


They’re hiring [Sponsored Section]

  • isocket is a hot new ad platform that just landed some top funding and TechCrunch as their first beta tester. They’re adding a few backend web devs to their small and talented team. Apply –
  • Meetup is looking for superstar engineers to move to New York City (mention this email)
  • Your company here – email vincent -dot- lauria -at- gmail -dot- com


A special thank you to:

  • The New York Times for sponsoring this meetup –
  • who is looking to hire superstar engineers wanting to move to NYC
  • DLA Piper for hosting us each and every month –
  • for providing wine & beer at tonight’s event.
  • [Your Company Here] -> Email vincent -dot- lauria -at- gmail -dot- com

Happy Birthday & Happy New Year,


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