I am very excited to announce the next Hacker News London meetup. After months of searching we have finally secured a new, large venue that will be able to accommodate all those who wish to come along, right next to the Old St roundabout.
As well as a presentation and Q&A session with YC partner, Harjeet Taggar we have the following talks lined up for the evening.
Michael Brittain (Housebites) - Creating a food marketplace business
Kejia Zhu(StickyGram) - Turning code into magnets
Suleiman Murunga - The Biggest Online Launch Ever
Hrishi Mittal - Hrishi wants you to SWYM
The hashtag for the event is #HNLondon
Special thanks to Matthew Stafford and Jack Gavigan for helping to make this event happen and Chris Leydon and Olly Newport from Keyone Productions (http://keyoneproductions.co.uk/) for volunteering to video the event.
The London Hacker News meetup is sponsored by the following, very generous companies.
TIM Group, a London financial software house that's hiring now! Commitment to developer learning and quality. Language agnostic. Innovating in automated testing. Fortnightly releases. Visit http://www.timgroup.com/careers .
Forward is a collection of innovative online brands based in Camden, London. Our success is driven by talented people who are given the freedom to experiment with technology in a low ceremony environment (with lots of perks). Our problem-solving attitude and focus on technology has kept us profitable and made us one of the top 10 fastest growing privately owned technology companies in the UK. We're looking for smart, polyglot hackers that understand the web and are focused on delivery. Read more (and apply) at http://forwardtechnology.co.uk/
Songkick.com is a Y Combinator startup (s2007) making it easy to track your favourite bands so you never miss them live. Some of you may recall some early Hacker News meetups we ran out of our flat in Spitalfields back in[masked] (here are some blurry (http://www.songkick.com/blog/2008/04/24/hacker-meetup-2-photos/) pictures (http://www.songkick.com/blog/2008/09/08/photos-from-hacker-meetup-5/) ). We're pleased as punch to be getting involved in Dmitri and Ben's new meetup : it's excellent to have London HN-ers meeting together regularly again..!