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SVNewTech – Tue Apr 6 – 5,000 members & over $1,600 in free prizes!

Posted: April 6th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

We’re about to roll pass 5,000 members today!  Every member of this group has contributed to our growth, thank you!  The 5,000th member to join will get his or her website or service tweeted out, so pass this onto your friends.  Also, there’s a 2010 Entrepreneur Census sponsored by Yale, please fill it out and let the world know why Silicon Valley is the #1 place to launch a startup.

Awesome mix of companies tonight. If you can’t make it in person, check out the Live Stream @ 7pm:

Apply to demo:

When: Tuesday, Apr 6, 2010 7:00 PM
Where: DLA Piper, 2000 University Ave, Palo Alto


Lineup: – Helping groups collect and manage money. A great system for that next Tahoe cabin rental with friends. [Bill Clerico]

. – Your website vistiors are really confused, make it easy for them to find answers to their questions. [Mark Christian & Brian Klug]

. – White-labeled location-based game for your Community, Brand, or Event. [Lawrence Coburn]

. – Amazon is not just for books.  Amazon Web Services is an entire suite of cloud computing resources powering many of the web startups in this group. [Alex McClure]


Links & Give-aways

  • Book Giveaway Tonight! Web 2.0 Fundamentals – 2 copies will be given away by the authors (& active SVNewTech members), Oswald Campesato & Kevin Nilson: or buy it 40% off:
  • Ad Publishers – Can’t make ad:tech SF during the day?  Then come out to the SFAdPub meetup where we’ll be featuring hot Ad Networks w/ free drinks:
  • Startup Lessons Learned Conference – Learn from the best on building a successfully *lean* startup.  20% discount code SVNEWTECH:
  • 5 FREE tickets – Digital Media Law Conference – 1 day forum for legal experts, biz execs, & entrepreneurs to discuss emerging legal issues in the digital media space. (5 free tickets given out in newsletter, signup here.  Everybody else 25% off, code SVNewTech25)
  • 2010 Entrepreneur’s Census – Tired of the speculative arguments regarding whether it is better to launch a venture in NY vs. Boston vs. Silicon Valley? Fill out this anonymous survey sponsored by Yale:
  • Looking for a new gig? Post on our job boards
  • Hiring? Email me for a sponsored listing.


A special thank you to:

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