East Bay European Networking Event
2010Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP, 1111 Broadway, 24th Floor, Oakland, CA 94607
Date: 4 November 2010, Thursday 06:00 PM
The French American Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco , the British American Business Council, and the German American Business Association invite you to join for another wonderful European Networking Event. The last sessions each gathered over 150 representatives of the European Business community. We invite you to come out and mingle with entrepreneurs, VC’s and a range of professionals involved in cross-border business in a very relaxed and European atmosphere! (Register here)
Where: Biltmore Hotel & Suites, Santa Clara, CA
When: October 25-28, 2010
MobiCASE is an international conference specifically focused on application-layer research and development in mobile computing: applications, application management, and application services. Research work presented here is driven by what we see in the consumer space today: high-end mobile phones, high-bandwidth wireless networks, novel applications, scalable software infrastructures, and of course an increasingly larger consumer base that is moving towards an almost all-mobile lifestyle.
Sprint’s 10th Anniversary ADP Conference
Where: Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA
When: October 26-28, 2010
Throughout the three-day conference, developers will learn about the Sprint open enablement strategy, creating applications for 4G, enterprise machine-to-machine solutions, go-to-market strategies, approaches to make developers more profitable and current Sprint tools and capabilities across devices, networks and platforms.
The Unstoppable Rise of Mobile Marketing: A North America Perspsective
Where: Michael’s @ Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd. Mountain View, CA 94043
When: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM (PT)
In this presentation, we’ll discuss current and future trends of mobile marketing. We’ll review how marketers are using mobile-enabled traditional, digital and direct marketing practices to acquire and activate prospects, conduct transactions, retain and generate loyalty with customers, support customers through mobile, leverage the powerful intersection of mobile and social media.
Game Design Workshop: How to design a No.1 Game App
Where: Hurricane Electric, 48233 Warm Springs Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539
When: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM (PT)
What makes a hit game? Why are some games “addictive” or “viral”? How do you design a game from scratch? How do you turn ideas into games? Using examples from hit iPhone games, Evan ( Software Architect, Ansca Mobile) will discuss popular approaches to these problems, and how this game design process has influenced Ansca Mobile’s casual game development tools.
iOS Introduction Sat Class Oct 30, 2010
Where: Hackdojo, 140 South Whisman Road, Mountain View, CA 9404
When: Saturday, October 30, 2010 from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (PT)
This is a hands-on workshop where you code along with the instructor step-by-step and following sample codes.
The Best Startup Events 10/27 – 11.10.2010
FailCon 2010 ($329)
When: Monday, October 25
Where: Hotel Kabuki, SF
A startup conference all about failure with some awesome speakers. Tickets are sold out online but you can buy them at the door.
Brazilian Startups in the Silicon Valley (Free)
When: October 26 @ 5pm
Where: Consulate General of Brazil, SF
A group of Brazilian startups are in the valley this week. Come hang out with them and hear 8 pitches about what they are doing.
Microsoft VC Summit 2010 (Free)
When: Tuesday October 26
Where: Microsoft, Mountian View
Only for VC’s (not even press can go) but a good event to know about.
Ask a VC ($75)
When: October 26 @ 6pm
Where: Two Palo Alto Square
This event you can attend. There will be partners from K9 ventures, Maveron, and Tugboat Ventures.
Scrappy Startup Lunch! (Free)
When: Tuesday October 26 @ 12pm
Where: 5202 N First Street, Alviso
Come have lunch with some other scrappy founders.
When: Tuesday October 26 @ 6pm
Where: Parisoma, SF
Kick around some ideas with other entrperneurs. They recently moved venues and are now allowing more people to attend.
Pinchit launch party (Free)
When: Tuesday October 26 @ 7pm
Where: Mas Sake, SF
PinchIt is launching and having a party!
Stanford Accel Symposium ($495)
When: Wednesday, October 27
Where: Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford
Accel and Stanford are bringing together all of the top decision makers of digital media for a day long conference.
ETL: Ann Miura-Ko Partner, FLOODGATE (Free)
When: Wednesday, October 27 @ 4:30pm
Where: NVIDIA Auditorium, Stanford
Ann helped start the VC fund FLOODGATE and is speaking this week at the Stanford ETL Series. It’s free and open to the public.
Startup Waffles! Meetup @ TrueVentures (Free)
When: October 28 @ 8am
Where: True Ventures, SF
If you are a founder or hacker come hang out with us and eat tasty waffles. The event was sold out but I just released a few more tickets.
WePay Halloween Office Warming Extravaganza (Free)
When: Friday, October 29 @ 7pm
Where: WePay, Palo Alto
WePay is moving and having a party! There will be a DJ and costume contest.
Co-Founders Wanted Meetup ($10)
When: November 2 @ 6:30pm
Where: Hacker Dojo, Mountain view
This event is for entrepreneurs looking for co-founders. No consultants allowed.
Hacking Marketing (Free)
When: Monday November 1 @ 6pm
Where: The grove, Stanford
The former Chief Scientist of Amazon.com will be coming to talk about marketing. Not sure if this is completely open to the public but apply now.