London Silicon Roundabout Weekly Roundup

Hi LSR member,

Here is the weekly roundup for The London Silicon Roundabout Meetup Group

News round up
$50m bid for London Silicon roundabout company Tweetdeck
Virgin trials world’s fastest 1.5GB broadband in London Silicon Roundabout

Events
5th May – LSR May Meetup along with Digital Shoreditch
26th May – BVCA 2011 Venture Capital Showcase & Reception

* Due to the demand from startups; apart from our monthly events we are also
planning online events & should be running our first one around the 2nd week of May.

Funds available
Abertay University (29th Apr) offers The Prototype Fund for IP Prototyping upto £25,000
Oxford Entrepreneurs (6th May) offers a Kickstart Fund to startups amounting to £30,000
TechCity LaunchPad 1 (26th May) offers R&D funding to companies in East London of upto £100,000
DCM announces $100m AFund for Android Developers

Hiring
Lightbox is hiring an Android, iOS, Web & Front End Developer
Atomico are looking for a Technical co-founder
Yell labs are looking for a Front end developer
Forward Technology are looking to fill a host of positions
Wiggle are looking for a senior software engineer
Conversocial is looking for great back end developers & a front end developer
Brand & Celebrities is looking for a Technical CoFounder / CTO
Pusher is looking for developers & Tech Evangelists

Reading & Viewing
Mark Zukerberg gets a bit nervous … when Obama meets him and makes him wear a jacket
Getting started as a non technical co-founder from StartUp Digest
10 ideas for those critical early Startup Sales from OnStartUps

Our Sponsors
StartHub – Has been very kind offering us the space to hold our meetups
but we need more bums on seats so if you need co-working space or know
of anyone that does please do let us know.

Communicate Better – is our new sponsor that offers business voice and
data communications solutions. Jason promise to slash your Telecom bills
no matter what so get hold of him at our next meetup.

Jeffreys Henry – Our sponsor for the last few months helps startups and early
stage companies with all their Accounting & Tax needs & is based round the corner.

That’s it from me and I would like to end by wishing Happy Easter to all & have a great break !

Rgds,
Shawn
Techmeetups.com
London Silicon Roundabout Meetup

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