ISSUE 19 AUGUST 2011

UPCOMING EVENTS London Silicon Roundabout September Meetup – Cloud Base September 8, 2011 (Thursday) 6:00 PM Open Kitchen – Hackney Community College, 40 Hoxton Street, London N1 6LR [ RSVP HERE ] We are glad to announce that MongoDB, ElasticHosts, Elance, and Arjuna have signed up to present at Cloud Base. 22-Aug: Twitter Q&A with @pembridgePosts #PemQA 22-Aug: Appsjunction – Matchmaking Event August 2011 (w/ Free Drinks & Snacks!) 22-Aug: Jonas Boner's Pragmatic Real-World Scala 22-Aug: DrupalCon London 2011 25-Aug: London Web - August

IN THE NEWS Infographic: What is Cloud Computing? – August 16, 2011 Cloud computing represents a shift from mainframe to client–server environments to a delivery model for IT services based on the Internet. Milestone snaps up Oil Productions – August 15, 2011 LONDON (SHARECAST) - Shares in Milestone Group took off after the digital marketing group said it had acquired rival Oil Productions for £600,000. East London Tech City firms pitch to investors – August 15, 2011 Digital businesses based in East London’s "Tech City" have pitched for funding from leading venture capitalists, business 'angels' and other investors. A Tech City University? – August 13, 2011 I’ve been openly skeptical about David Cameron’s plans to turn East London into a “Tech City” to rival Silicon Valley, blogging about the important role the California state government’s Master Plan for Higher Education played in supporting the development of Silicon Valley…

How the cloud (kinda) changes (sorta) everything – August 12, 2011 It’s a logical evolution of connectivity, software abstraction and commoditized computing power. It was predicted in 1961 by artificial intelligence expert John McCarthy, who envisioned utility computing with “time-shared computers” supplying the logic for “book-size home information terminals We have also created subject specific Newspapers on Mobile Apps, Gaming, Startups, Cloud Computing, & London Silicon Roundabout

JOBS Product Director / CTO for a fantastic start-up @Mobile Marketplace (Full-Time) We are seeking a seasoned product director / CTO to join our great team ASAP. Our startup is a mobile marketplace similar to eBay with a strong social media focus. Software Engineer @Acunu (Full-Time) As a Software Engineer, you have a penchant for solving complex and interesting technical problems and writing good, clean code. You will have a strong practical understanding of computer systems, including demonstrable experience developing complex software. Chief Technical Architect @cquence (Full-Time) Creating technical requirements specification from existing user journeys and wireframes. Working closely with developers to manage the delivery process and successful deployment of cquence. Work with development partners to translate and integrate their requirements into cquence. Lead Developer / Architect @My-wardrobe.com (Full-Time) Understand existing platform, collect new requirement and devise proposed new architecture. Lead development of new platform and its roll-out. Help expand development team in London. If you have a job you would like to promote post it at TechStartupJobs

READING & VIEWING 5 Tips on how to Attract Investment for your Lean Startup – Techmeetups An interview with Sahil Jain,Co-founder & COO at WebMynd Corp – Techmeetups

Five Tips For Internet Startup Investors – Technorati Silicon Valley: The-anatomy of a cutting edge start-up – The Independent Small business and startup tip: 5 traps of business branding – CrowdSpring 10 Top Content Marketing Tips for Your Startup – Yahoo! News Lean Startup Thinker Eric Ries “Don’t Be In A Rush To Get Big Be In A Rush To Have A Great Product” – TechCrunch More Startup info at TechStartHub

OUR PARTNERS Radford Radford has provided compensation market intelligence to the technology and life sciences industries. WebMynd San Francisco HQ WebMynd ties up with TechMeetups to help London Silicon Roundabout companies develop cross platform apps more easily HR Insight HR Insight is a London Silicon Roundabout based Human Resource & Employment law specialists Jeffreys Henry LLP Jeffreys Henry LLP is well-known among their clients to be pro-active, hands on, responsive, approachable, straight-talking, and personable Keystone Law Keystone Law is a full-service law firm of over 100 lawyers, with notable expertise in tech, IP, IT and funding

Have a great weekend! Rgds, Shawn London Silicon Roundabout