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Beloved by a global community of over 10,000 technology entrepreneurs, #sfbeta is a world-class startup gathering for the next generation of innovators.
Join hundreds of the Bay Area’s leading technologists: founders, makers, hackers, designers, media professionals, #twitterati, investors, dealmakers, and more.
Enjoy pitches and pints without the PowerPoint: our uniquely open, presentation-free format allows maximum time for socializing, demoing, and networking.
Meet a record-setting 16 startups, each fitting this event’s iOS theme, will demo live throughout the night, around the venue.
Held in the heart of San Francisco at 111 Minna Gallery, #sfbeta is a zesty tradition that celebrates the people and ideas of Silicon Valley. Come join us!

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The Application Developers Alliance is an industry association dedicated to meeting the unique needs of application developers as creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Alliance members include more than 20,000 individual application developers and more than 100 companies, investors, and stakeholders in the apps ecosystem. http://appdevelopersalliance.org/

BDPA is a non-profit organization of professionals working in or having an interest in the Computer Science and Information Technology fields. BDPA has a diverse representation of information technology professionals. Included amongst the organization’s members are programmers, analysts, engineers, managers, instructors, and entrepreneurs, to name a few.

The BDPA Vision ‘Be a powerful advocate for our stakeholders’ interests within the global technology industry.’

The BDPA Mission ‘BDPA is a global member focused technology organization that delivers programs and services for the professional well-being of its stakeholders.’

Best Web Design Agencies: http://www.bestwebdesignagencies.com/ Best Web Design Agencies is the independent authority on web design agencies located worldwide. We are dedicated to finding the best agencies when being compared to all of those worldwide to give customers the best possible service available. This includes different types of web design agencies including flash and ecommerce design. Our website provides access to our independent rankings, the directory service, latest media and job openings for the best web design agencies worldwide.

With a qualified directory of more than 2,000 Venture Capital and Mid-Market/LBO private equity firms, BoogarLists is an excellent place for entrepreneurs to begin their search for investment capital. Whether starting a new company or striving to take an early stage company to the next level, CEO’s and CFO’s will invariably want to seek out new sources of capital or other financial services. BoogarLists provides an extensive directory of financial, operations and marketing services, as well as a comprehensive directory of conferences and associations, across the technology, media and communications industries..

Bizcloud Network is a technology media company with a strong focus on delivering top industry news and producing reviews of Web, Mobile, Digital and Cloud Computing products and services. The site offers insights into rapidly-developing world of Cloud Computing and its connection to modern business. Bizcloud Network sees the tremendous value of implementing innovative technologies to enhance business processes and its team of expert writers accordingly creates the content that speaks to its target audience of business and IT professionals and decision makers. – See more at: http://bizcloud.net/about-overview-bizcloud#sthash.xLNg7v0h.dpuf

The Civic Data Challenge turns the raw data of ‘civic health’ into useful applications and visualizations that have direct impact on public decision-making.

Through the Challenge, participants will bring new minds and skill sets to the field of civic health, with the purpose of making data-driven community insights more valuable and accessible. In order to achieve an exceptional level of real-world usefulness, designers, data scientists, researchers, and application developers will collaborate with local leaders and respond to the needs of specific communities or social issues.

CloudBase3 is a online media service that provides trusted buying advice to help business owners, execs, managers and team leaders find, select, and implement mission-critical cloud services. These business decision makers, who often lack any dedicated IT support, are faced with a overwhelmingly crowded and confusing cloud market.

To help the arrive at a considered purchase decision, our platform offers in-depth expert evaluations, a developing expert network, how-to articles, curated content, and information-rich listings — supported by enabling technology tools.

CloudTimes is a leading technology media property, dedicated to providing knowledge, research and breaking news on the Cloud. Leading publications have declared CloudTimes one the most influential online news outlet and a must-read site. It hosts the largest research database on the web, featuring free white papers, webinars and articles from leading IT companies. Visit www.cloudtimes.org

Conference Guru was founded in 2001. We leverage our collective experience and our President’s expertise leading an association for technology startups in Silicon Valley to develop unique and creative strategies to get your conference noticed.

Our community has a variety of backgrounds but are most often entrepreneurs, service professionals, venture capitalists and executives from leading technology companies. They depend on conferences to enhance their thought leadership, grow their network and support their business development efforts.

CrowdFlower’s technology platform offers quality-ensured crowdsourcing at massive scale. The company solves problems ranging from product categorization to business lead verification to content creation. Clients from startups to the Fortune 500 enjoy increased flexibility, faster turnaround time and cost savings.

San Francisco, CA, Tuesday, October 22, 2013, attend this one-day conference and learn how to put powerful crowdsourcing tools to work for your business. Topics include applications of crowdsourcing for ecommerce, marketing, sentiment analysis, quality control, data collection and enhancement, and more. A perfect fit for practitioners, data scientists, marketing, engineering, and data management teams. Visit http://crowdconf.com for the agenda, speakers. Buy tickets for an extra 25% with the code FRIENDS25.

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Data is more difficult to understand than text, let alone Big Data, and Big data is driving Cloud Computing now. Computation Virtualization is not enough for big data, both Data virtualization and Communication Virtualization are also necessary in order to make true Real-time Big Data Steaming happen

We believe the true innovation lies on Algorithmic Innovation, not just hardware innovation and/or software innovation. Right now algorithm design is an art instead of a science, and we further believe it will soon be a science, just like what happened in airline industry during past century

Founded in 2000, the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) is the leading self-regulatory association comprised exclusively of third-party digital advertising companies. The NAI promotes the health of the online ecosystem by maintaining and enforcing high standards for data collection and use for online advertising purposes. The organization also educates and empowers consumers to make meaningful choices about their experience with online advertising through an easy-to-use opt-out mechanism. To learn more, visit http://www.networkadvertising.org.

MetaOptimize is a data science consultancy. We consult on data science, and help organizations turn data into actionable value.

PARISOMA is a space where ideas meet execution. We believe that the more ideas are realized the better the world will be. PARISOMA cultivates an experimental environment though COWORKING, EDUCATION and EVENTS. PARISOMA was envisioned and is powered by faberNovel, an innovation firm that helps its clients think and act like startups.

APIs are experiencing explosive growth. There are thousands of APIs serving and some now serve billions of API calls a day. But how are they making money? As it turns-out, lots of ways. In this session we’ll take an in-depth look at today’s API business models. What new models exist today? Who is using what model? What are the trends? What are the secrets? Come see what others are doing and how you can map these models to your own business.

Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU) is China’s premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based/web 2.0 products which offer the vast Sohu user community a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication.

SmartData Collective, an online community moderated by Social Media Today, provides enterprise leaders access to the latest trends in Business Intelligence and Data Management. Our innovative model serves as a platform for recognized, global experts to share their insights through peer contributions, custom content publishing and alignment with industry leaders. SmartData Collective is a key resource for executives who need to make informed data management decisions.

The Social Media Portal (SMP) http://www.socialmediaportal.com is a global news, information directory and site mapping content, digital and social media globally.

We’re interested in stories including content strategy, design, gaming, marketing, mobile, PR, social media and technology.

We often cover the following (addressing the sectors above)
- Campaign reviews
- News articles
- Profiled interviews and Q&As

SMP showcases social media and related technology with free resources benefiting academics, advertisers, businesses, marketers, PRs, researchers etc.

With SMP you can add your apps, blogs, press releases, campaigns, research, events and more. Keep up-to-date and feel the love @smponline.

Visualizing is a global community of creative people making sense of complex issues through data and design. A shared space and free resource: explore and discuss the best in data visualization and infographics, host or enter challenges, participate in unique events, upload work under a Creative Commons license and find open data sets.

Here at WebWallflower Events, we work on some of the leading conferences targeting startups in the Bay Area, including FailCon, the SF MusicTech Summit, Inside Social Apps, Unleashed Conference, and The Future of Money & Technology Summit. We also release a bi-weekly mailing list to over 5,000 local founders, developers, and investors promoting the upcoming start-up targeted events in the Bay Area.