Vinnie lived in San Francisco, CA and co-founded Lefora Forum Hosting.
He also started the 6,500+ member Silicon Valley NewTech Meetup.
That was a while ago, stay up to date on About.me.

SVNewTech – Tue Feb 2 – Where’s the real-time web taking us?

Posted: February 2nd, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: svnewtech | No Comments »

We have a great lineup of companies leveraging the power of real-time information and updates to power a new set of services.
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Also, at the end I’ll be recapping some info of how we passed the 4 year mark and now our group is about to hit 5,000 members!  The NYT has also provided us with some iphone schwag, enough for all.
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If you can’t make tonight, 7pm Live Stream:
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When: Tuesday, Feb 2, 2009 7:00 PM
Where: DLA Piper, 2000 University Ave, Palo Alto
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Announcements
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* Red Cross Wearale Technology Contest – Help the Red Cross bring awareness to the importance of disaster preparedness through wearable technology.  Free to enter! http://bit.ly/svnt-redcross
* Aftershock is looking for a superstar rails/java devs who wants to work in the exploding iphone games market – and for a company leading the Top 10 games on itunes.  Lots of perks, like free lunches, full healthcare, etc.  aftershocksf.com/jobs
* Want to demo your service at a future meetup? http://demo.newtechmeetup.org
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Lineup
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ul.timate.info – Add a whole new UI to the social web.  Pile on features to twitter, facebook, foursquare and a number of other social services. [Jason Wiener]
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lazyfeed.com – Get real-time on real-time news.  Described as a sushi conveyor belt for your interest, let’s see how fast you can fill up. [Ethan Gahng]
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my6sense.com – Filter out the most relevant real-time content coming at you from your social stream. [Barak Hachamov]
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leapfish.com – The web has evolved quite a bit in the last decade but has your search engine?  Leapfish brings real-time and community to your search experience. [Lena Shaw]
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Links
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* Watch January’s Expert Series Talk, Putting a Term Sheet together by Brad Rock, Partner DLA: http://bit.ly/svnt-termsheet
* Can your technology solve the issues surrounding the Cloud?  Win $10,000 and mentorship in the Cloud Security Challenge 2010. Entry is free. http://GlobalSecurityChallenge.com
* Tech & personal experience talks to take the Automattic stage for @IgniteBayArea’s celebration of Global Ignite Week on SF on March 2.
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Supporters
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A special thank you to:
* The New York Times – nyt.com
* Aftershocksf.com who is looking for rails/java engineers.
* Meetup.com who is looking to hire superstar engineers wanting to move to NYC meetup.com/jobs
* DLA Piper for hosting us each and every month – dlapiper.com
* Future-works.com for providing wine & beer at tonight’s event
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Cheers,
Vinnie



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