Stockholm autumn 2014 tech events

13 August, 2014

Stockholm provides a selection of newsworthy tech-fests and crossover festivals/conferences this autumn in Stockholm. The list might be updated.

Future Perfect, 14-17 Augusti 2014 at Grinda, Stockholm Archipelago
Sustainability conference that also incorporates the tech perspective of the future for new creative regions etc. Discount tickets via @heidiharman

Hybrid Conf 21-22nd of August 2014, Rigoletto, Stockholm
Say hello to design and code in a merry combo for two days of bliss. A few tickets left.

Stockholm Tech Fest 4-5 Sept 2014, Waterfront Congress,  Stockholm
Startup and tech conference with some of Sweden’s and international leading names. Come meet the people and companies behind what many are calling ‘The World’s Next Hot Tech City’. 2 stages, 100+ startups, 30+ speakers, in 1 amazing place. Free tickets available via GeekGirlMeetups FB page.

Nordic.JS 18-19th of September 2014, Artipellag, Stockholm Archipelago.
Nordic.js is a two-day conference all about Javascript aiming to inspire and to get inspired, to meet and learn from others and to to bring our community closer together. The conference will take place on an island in the middle of the beautiful archipelago of Stockholm. Tickets have sold out, volunteer tickets might still be available.

 

 

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Trailblazing women in tech talk

29 June, 2014

Join General Assembly as they kick off July by profiling some women currently making history. Featuring trailblazing women in tech, we’ll hear the stories of four highly successful women from different fields within the tech industry. Afterwards, the floor opens up for an hour of networking with panelists and attendees.

Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with other women involved in the San Francisco tech community and share their own stories about working in or breaking into the industry. These amazing women will be in conversation with Andrea Bouch, who will be leading the discussion.We, of course are opening up this event to both women and men (anyone who supports the growth of women in this industry).

Apply here.

When: July 2:nd 2014
Where: Women’s Building, 3543 18th St #8, San Francisco, California 94110

 

About the Panelists

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CEO and Board Chair,
Women Who Code

Alaina Percival is currently CEO and Board Chair of Women Who Code, a global non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. She spent the first years of her career working at PUMAs headquarters in Germany managing PUMA’s most innovative products. After completing her MBA, she accepted the role of Brand Marketing Manager for a women’s performance footwear company where she rolled out the world’s first woman specific volleyball and basketball shoes. Four years ago, she moved into tech and last January Yahoo! acquired the startup where she was Director of Marketing. Percival spent the past year as Head of Developer Outreach with Riviera Partners and is an advisor to CodePath.

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COO and Co-founder,
Fluxx Labs

Kerrin Mitchell is a technology entrepreneur working to bring big data to nonprofits, foundations and the public sector. She cofounded San Francisco-based Fluxx Labs in 2010 to help clients like CitiBank, Packard, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Government of New Zealand gain visibility into their investments, operations and community impact. Mitchell is a native of Silicon Valley and spent her early career in Finance and Operations at Cisco Systems.

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CFO,
Y Combinator

As CFO of the incubator, she holds the keys to the kingdom – literally. She controls internal finances for YC, and helps YC Startups with outside financings, incorporation, tax issues, and other fiscal matters. She also serves as an accounting advisor, demo day coordinator, and even mediator at times. Before joining the YC team, she worked for 8 years as an Audit Manager at Price Waterhouse Coopers.

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Senior Account Manager,
Fluxx Labs

From startup social ventures to corporate giants (and many things in between), tech has been the one constant in Andrea’s career journey. She is currently a Senior Account Manager at Fluxx, working closely with foundations all over the word to implement grants management software. Her past work experience includes Google, Kiva, Hub Ventures, and a number of start-ups including her own – The IQ Collective. She has organized a number of events focused on supporting female founders and was a founding member of FEW (Female Entrepreneurs of the World). A Bay Area native, she has lived and worked in Switzerland, Chile, and Guatemala.

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CTO and Founder,
Rocksbox

Maia Bittner loves creating something from nothing, and so is passionate about start-ups and entrepreneurship. She graduated from the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering with a degree in Cognitive Science and likes to use information about the way our brains work to design interfaces that are fun and intuitive to use. Now, Maia is the co-founder and CTO of RocksBox, a startup in downtown San Francisco that’s working to make it easy and affordable for women to feel great about the way they look.

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Startup grind: learn from your mistakes

17 March, 2014
0303-Rikard-1.0Next week, on March 20:th, Rikard Steiber (CEO of MTGx, initiator of the Women in Tech event and former VP Mobile Marketing at Google) is the guest. Rikard will share his stories from his teenage years as a computer geek to his plans to go into space. Rikard will be interviewed by KTH student AND serial entrepreneur Norah Sakal. She has founded several companies and just launched Shike – vechicle pools that by utilizing new technology will change the opportunities for us to travel.1962880_591092810974344_893509731_n
The event is held at SUP46 [http://www.sup46.com] and Jonas Almeling, co/director of Startup Grind Sweden, promise that it will be an awesome event. They have offered all Geek Girls a 20% discount – just use the promotion code “geekgirlmeetup” when you reserve your ticket at www.startupgrind.se

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Learn Ruby on Rails this week!

13 January, 2014

rubyTwo awesome free events for all who want to learn Rails and get going in making their own apps! Sign up and get go start make stuff!

Rails installfest (install stuff on your computer so your all set up for thursday)
Date:
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: The Park” Sveavägen 98, 2 tr
Sign up here! http://www.meetup.com/sthlmrb/events/153113132/

Free Rails intro course: build a web app in 2 hours
Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: SUP46 – Start-Up People of Sweden” Regeringsgatan 29, 5 tr
Sign up: http://www.meetup.com/sthlmrb/events/153113182/

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Extra årsmöte + härligt geekande

12 November, 2013

Medlemmar vi ses den 19 november på #SUP46 i Stockholm #SAVETHEDATE :)

Tid: 19 november kl. 18-21
Plats: SUP46, Regeringsgatan 29, Stockholm

Eftersom vi precis har startat upp vår förening tänker vi att fler som startat upp saker kommer få dela med sig av detta. Det blir extra årsmöte + två timmar med härligt geekande och efter det kan ju precis vad som helst hända! Mer info skickas ut till samtliga medlemmar (och här) nästa vecka.

Anmäl dig här.

Under kvällen kommer grymma Geek Girls att dela med sig:

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Annika Lidne, Dramatify
Karin Nygårds, Geek Girl Mini,
Pernilla Alexandersson, Add Gender
Pernilla Rydmark, Internetfonden

Och är du inte medlem så bli det omedelbart vettja, det kostar det fem spänn första året, här hittar du bankgiro och lite mer info – Geek Girl Meetup Ideella Förening

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