Past Meetup

Philly New Technology Meetup #4 - August 2014

This Meetup is past

183 people went


Guest speaker, spotlight company, demos. Like Philly used to have, but now new and improved. Food. Drink.

Summer won't slow us down. Don't dare take a vacation - August's Meetup will be bigger and better!

6:15 Networking and food
6:45 Guest speaker (Lynette Young)
7:15 Company #1 demo (Beacon & Lively)
7:30 Company #2 demo (Curbside Care)
7:45 Community discussion
7:55 Networking, retire to Han Dynasty for Happy Hour

Guest Speaker

Lynette Young ( - The Myth of the "Overnight Success": How to Build an Iceberg in 25 Years or Less

There is a myth in the online space about lucky people that become an “overnight success” out of nowhere. It’s bunk. Or more specifically, an iceberg. However you look at it, it takes a lot more than showing up to the party to achieve success. Find out how it took Lynette so long to become an “overnight success” – including how to dig deep and find your own version of instant stardom.

Lynette Young has been a technology and marketing professional for 25 years, one of the earliest bloggers and podcasters, and now a huge Google+ fan. Last month, Lynette was named Content Marketing Manager for AWeber (

Company Demo

Beacon & Lively ( - Dave Becker

Beacon & Lively introduces the world's premier piece of jewelry designed to keep effortlessly connected, in a way that is stylish and comfortable. Ambient colors and/or slight vibrations politely alert when someone is calling or texting. The disruptive days of constantly checking your bag or keeping your phone on the table are finally over. The Beacon allows you to stay connected to what's most important to you, in the way most appropriate for you. Our team is equal parts fashion and tech and 100% Philly. Even the manufacturing of the circuit is being assembled in the area Southampton.

Company Demo

Curbside Care ( - Grant Mitchell, Scott Ames

Curbside Care is the “Uber for healthcare,” coordinating on-demand house calls via mobile and web applications. The technology platform connects a market of fragmented supply and untapped demand by utilizing shift-working MDs and NPs in their off time. Curbside Care connects the market between patients and providers allowing for seamless coordination of on-demand care out in the community. The technology product is an easy-to-use mobile or web application for scheduling appointments immediately or at a specified time and location.

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