Please note the speaker/agenda change.
We are going to focus this meetup on Facebook's fbFund. Learn about the fbFund Rev experience from 4 fbFund companies.
Please update your RSVP. We have a space limit of 100 and want to accommodate people who would like this new topic.
Why: You should come because this meetup rocks!!!
6.30pm: Pizza (Thanks to our new sponsor Nokia, Offerpal is sponsoring Tamsin Cakes, Yummy Cupcakes)
7pm: Facebook - Scaling and Funding - How to make facebook Apps Successful
Update: We have a change in speakers due to some human frailties from Playfish
Main Presentation: FBFund Rev Success Stories - Waleed Abdulla
How do you get into fbFund, and how do you raise money for facebook apps?
Do you need to build and scale an app before you get into FBFund?
Who are the startups in FbFun Rev, what support do they get to build and scale successful business in facebook economy.
fbFund Companies Presenting:
NetworkedBlogs (Ninua, Inc.)
Bring your blog to Facebook, and Facebook to your blog. Pull your Feed to your profile and business pages, add widgets to promote your network, and read the news from blogs you follow on the largest community of bloggers and blog lovers on Facebook.
Simplify the way you manage Facebook and other social networks through your email inbox. NutshellMail consolidates activity from all your accounts into a single email digest delivered on your schedule. Don't let email alerts clutter your inbox. NutshellMail keeps you connected and productive at the same time
GroupCard lets users rally their friends to sign the same printable online card to celebrate any occassion. Each friend can add a message, upload photos or audio, and even make a gift contribution. GroupCard started at Stanford, and is already used by thousands of groups worldwide.
DropPlay is your social music player: listen to your friends' music, evangelize your favorites, and make requests. DropPlay is all about discovering new music while learning more about your friends.
Demo: Facebook Connect Success Story by Taylor Norris of @Govit
He is back by popular demand. Taylor will demo Facebook Connect on Govit.com and share his experience of the implementation and how it has helped him scale.
If you want a refresher on how to build a Connect implementation, check Waleed's 101 fr our Sep08 Meetup http://www.vimeo.com/...
Nokia is going to give away two N97 Phones
Clara Shih is giving away :Facebook Era book 4 copies (its your real key to succeeding with Connect for business)