Silicon Valley Watcher - Former FT journalist Tom Foremski reporting from the intersection of technology and media

SF New Tech Celebrates 6 years!

Posted by Tom Foremski - March 21, 2012

Myles Weissleder is one of my favorite people, he's the hard working organizer of the excellent SFNewTech events, held once or twice a month in San Francisco at Club Mighty.

These events are very high in geek-content with a roster of 5 or 6 startups, each with a 5 minute presentation followed by five minutes of questions. Myles always makes sure everyone sticks to their time. There's usually a very spirited question time because the audience is mostly fellow starters, which leads to great feedback.

It's definitely a demo/pitching event rather than a partying event. There's usually a food truck or two outside and plenty of parking.

Tonight's lineup looks great:

Fundly
Dave Boyce, CEO
Fundly is the world's largest social fundraising platform that is fast transforming the way causes, campaigns and individuals raise cash through online crowdsourcing. See how anyone - individuals, groups, schools, sports teams, political campaigns and nonprofits of any size - can quickly and easily launch a fundraising campaign on Fundly and leverage their social networks for fundraising success. http://www.fundly.com // @fundly


Breezi
Chris Anderson, Co-Founder
Breezi is a website editor with ultra fine controls. You can easily create, style, and add content to get your website just the way you'd like, down to the pixel level. http://www.breezi.com // @breeziapp


Getwear
Tatyana Kanzaveli, CEO
Getwear provides a unique online platform for anyone to design their own jeans: fabric, style, embroidery, sizes and more! In addition people who post their designs online can make money each time others purchase jeans based on their design. http://www.getwear.com // @getwear


Vevo
Michael Cerda, SVP, Product
We all love and enjoy music videos. VEVO has re-imagined the music video experience across web, mobiles and connected devices. VEVO has recently built a personalized, social and continuous viewing experience, which will be demonstrated at SF New Tech! http://www.vevo.com // @vevo


VersionEye
Robert Reiz, CEO
VersionEye is a software update tracker and online community for developers. Follow your Software Libraries and VersionEye will notify you as soon the next version of your Lib. is out. You can also rate and comment Software Libs. VersionEye is the Twitter + Yelp for Software Libs. http://versioneye.com // @VersionEye


UpOut
Martin Shen, Co-founder + UX Guy
UpOut Events is a free app that helps people discover awesome events happening near + now.http://www.upout.com // @up_out


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