StartUp SF is back after a bit of a hiatus and excited to kick off our Fourth meetup. The Topic of v2.1 will be “How to Launch a Product with your Community” and the guest speaker is Loic Le Meur from Seesmic.
First the event details:
Date: Thursday, June 4th, 2009
Location: Microsoft, 835 Market Street, Suite 700 in San Francisco
Price: $10 online in advance / $20 at the door
Note: Food & Drinks included - You must be 21 years or older to attend
Now, a bit more about StartUp SF v2.1.
StartUp SF brings together technologists, entrepreneurs, developers, technologies, services and solutions in an environment designed to further your learning, meet like-minded professionals and promote networking in order to make you successful.
StartUp SF is a not-for-profit event with all proceeds going to charity. All proceeds from this event will be going to GreenPeace.
StartUp SF is pleased to welcome Loic Le Meur, Founder and CEO of Seesmic., as this event’s guest speaker. A bit about Loic:
Loic is the Seesmic CEO. He founded the company in 2007 with the goal of turning online video into a powerful medium for threaded, interactive video conversations.
Loic is the founder and CEO of video conversation site Seesmic.com. Seesmic also makes one of the most popular Twitter and social software clients - Twhirl.org.
Loic also founded and hosts the #1 tech event in Europe, LeWeb.net, with his wife Geraldine. LeWeb gathers together 2000 entrepreneurs from 40 countries in December every year.
Prior to Seesmic and LeWeb, Loic started several other businesses such as Six Apart Europe, RapidSite, a web hosting service (acquired by France Telecom in 1999), as well as B2L, an interactive agency in 1999 (acquired by BBDO).
Recently, Business Week Magazine named Loic one of The 25 Most Influential People on the Web. He advises the World Economic Forum as well as covers the Annual Summit every year in Davos. Originally from the South of France, Loic lives in San Francisco, California and has three boys.
Demo companies at StartUp SF get 5 minutes of “open mic” time to give their company’s elevator pitch, as well as demo tables where they can showcase their product or service. We are currently accepting applications for Demo Companies for this event. Those interested should fill out the Contact Form on StartUpSF.com.
MORE ABOUT THE EVENT
At the event, you will hear some tips and tricks from a successful startup, find a good crowd, demos of some thought-provoking leading-edge products and drinks and light snacks.
You will leave better connected and educated AND with the following gifts from us:
- $100 GoGrid service credit which enables you to deploy, scale and load balance Cloud server networks instantaneously - More info about GoGrid
- Microsoft BizSpark will be providing information on how startups can save $10,000 in licensing fees with their program. Info at BizSpark
Bring yourself and your technology friends to meet likeminded, future-looking folks who may become your next colleague, customer, vendor or competitor.
When & Where
StartUp SF brings together technologists, entrepreneurs, technologies, services and solutions to meet, learn, socialize and network to success and monetization. This meetup carefully blends guest speakers, company demos and socializing time to help you "kick start your startup."