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New York Silicon Alley Weekly Newsletter 30-December-2011

New York Silicon Alley Weekly Newsletter 30-December-2011

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WE E K LY N E W SL E TT ER

ISSUE 30 DECEMBER 2011

Hi, I hope you're having a wonderful week. I look forward to seeing you in the new year, till then, have a wonderful new years celebration. Happy New Year & Best Wishes! Luisa

EVENTS
New York Silicon Alley January Meetup – Startup Night January 24, 2012 6:30 PM ContraStudios, 122 West 26th Street, Chelsea, NY [ RSVP HERE ] New York Silicon Alley February Meetup – BeMyApp Mobile App Olympics 2012 February 24-26, 2012 6:00 PM Seidenberg School of CSIS (Pace University) 163 William Street, 2nd & 3rd Floor, New York, NY [ RSVP HERE ] 02-Jan: New Year Kick-Off Happy Hour 03-Jan: Elite Professionals Weekly Morning Meetup 03-Jan: Meet members/roundtable discussion

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03-Jan: Nightours: Work Hard, Play Harder Late at Night 04-Jan: Entrepreneurs Meet Developers 05-Jan: First Thursday Free Workspace/Networking 05-Jan: Hacker Hours - office hours for programming help 05-Jan: Bayesian Generalized Linear Models and Appropriate Default Prior 07-Jan: NYC Startup and Dim Sum Enthusiasts Meetup 08-Jan: G&S Meetup

IN THE NEWS
CyberCoders Releases the Top 10 Tech Jobs for New York in 2012 – December 29, 2011 The Leading Technology Recruiting Opens New York Office and Reveals the Hottest Technology Jobs in New York’s Silicon Alley Tisch Out of Water: David Tisch Navigates Startupland and Comes Out a TechStar – December 29, 2011 Overcoming the hurdles of privilege with the New York tech world’s new crown prince. 2012 Preview: Top Tech Companies to Watch in Silicon Alley – December 28, 2011 The technology sector in New York City flourished in 2011. Not only did funding dollars pour into young companies, but business leaders partnered with young companies more than ever. Silicon Alley: A 2011 Year in Review – December 27, 2011 This year NY was swept off its feet by young entrepreneurs ready call the city the birthplace of their visions. Older brands began to reach out to the youth. The young, insatiable minds of NY had more mentorships than ever before, IBTimesnotes. “The number of young people coming to NYC to build a company in

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the most creative place in the world, it just clicked,” Brian Cohen, chairman of the New York Angels, told IBTimes. ”It didn’t take a long time.”

JOBS
UI IX designer / developer @ eReceipts (Full-Time) [London, UK] A detail oriented, pixel perfect craftsman. Someone who can weave HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript to delight our customers. Someone who enjoys a startup, high pressure, high reward environment. Waldo. Someone who laughs in the face of learning curves and lives on the bleeding edge of design. Someone who is brimming with ambition and bursting with creativity. A self-starter. Responsible and selfmotivated; able to accomplish tasks with minimal guidance and work effectively with a small “hands-off” team. Students are encouraged to apply as well. iPhone/Android App Developer @ Rippll (Full-Time) [London, UK] An excellent opportunity for a Junior iPhone/Android developer to improve your skill set and gain valuable experience publishing a range of apps including location based and social software or for a student of computer programming to learn about iPhone/Android development at an established apps development company in London. Senior Developer – PHP,RUBY, JS, Backbone, Nginx & CakePHP @ Skylight Interactive (Full-Time) [London, UK] Your role will be to contribute to the development of Skylight and associated products, as well as to take command of a variety of bespoke websites and web applications for clients. You will be encouraged to learn and develop your skills and we have a lot to share with someone keen to learn. We almost exclusively use the Ruby on Rails, JS and CakePHP, familiarity with these or a similar MVC framework is important. We generally use agile practices such as continuous prototyping, “just build it” and TDD. Lead Developer/Chief Technology Officer @ Carbon Unity (Part-Time) [Anywhere] The requirement for this role is to ensure the successful execution of the business mission through development and deployment of its web presence. This requires envisioning the service offerings as a web-based business, leading implementation

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of web applications, and planning for risk and growth. This role will have the opportunity to develop into a CTO role if the candidate is willing, successful and enthusiastic.

READING & VIEWING
A Startup Store in Beta, New York City – Concierge How Do Co-Founders Meet? 17 Startups Tell All – Mashable World’s Fastest Growing Ecommerce Company Fab.Com Closes $40M Investment Round – Tech.li Exactly How Online Video Marketing May Level Up Your Organization – RWC Startup Tech Angels’ 10 Commandments for Startups – Business Weekly Retail Success is About Who’s Working When – Harvard Business Review Innovation Is Everyone’s Job – Harvard Business Review The Funding Gap – Gust Five Affordable Consumer Research Tools – Entrepreneur Lean Startups? I Prefer Mine Phat – Xconomy People Are Not Your Greatest Asset – Harvard Business Review To Grow, Leave What You Know Behind – Harvard Business Review More Startup info at TechStartHub

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