Deal Current is looking for great engineers and supporting the San Diego startup community!

If you are a programmer and looking to work at Deal Current or another one of San Diego’s fastest growing technology companies, then you need to attend Startups are Better. This is a free event for tech talent on Dec 1st, at the Sweet Labs office.

 

“10 Startups, $100 Million in Funding, 100 New Jobs” Event Highlights Great Job Opportunities at San Diego’s Hottest Startups

 Emerging San Diego Tech Startups Come Together to Showcase Over 100 Great Job Opportunities for Local Tech Talent

San Diego, CA—November  2011—SweetLabs, Inc., the company behind the Pokki app platform and OpenCandy advertising network, today announced that it will host and sponsor “10 Startups, $100 Million in Funding, 100 New Jobs” (www.startupsarebetter.com) on December 1st at the company’s headquarters in downtown San Diego.

The event, featuring SweetLabs and nine other innovative San Diego tech startups, is free for qualified local product managers, developers and designers interested in job opportunities at San Diego’s hottest  startup companies. The evening will kick-off with a fireside chat between San Diego entrepreneur Michael Robertson, founder of a number of successful tech startups including MP3.com, Linspire, and Gizmo5, and Joe Kraus, founder of Excite and JotSpot and currently a partner at Google Ventures. Following the discussion, attendees will have the chance to network with representatives from 10 San Diego tech startup companies over gourmet appetizers and a hosted bar.

“Everyone knows that the quality of life in San Diego is the envy of every other city in the country, but not nearly enough attention is paid to our growing startup community, which is an engine of real innovation and local job creation during this difficult economic period,” said Chester Ng, co-founder and CMO of SweetLabs. “We want product managers, designers, developers and other technology superstars to understand that they don’t have to sacrifice the San Diego lifestyle in order to find the startup job of their dreams, and we’ve partnered with the most exciting companies in town to showcase the great opportunities available right here in our own backyard.”

Participating companies will be announced on the event website in the coming weeks, and representatives from each company will host a table with information on their products and job openings.  The party will kick off at 6:00 PM on December 1 at SweetLabs offices at 510 Market Street. Qualified attendees can register to attend online at www.startupsarebetter.com.

We are a Finalist in SDVG’s Pitch Fest 2011!

Three Finalists Announced for San Diego Venture Group’s PitchFest 2011 Event

Three of San Diego’s most innovative and fundable companies, SwoopThat LLC, Biosilo Foods Inc. dba Gamer Grub, and Deal Current Network Inc., will compete to win $17,500 at San Diego Venture Group’s PitchFest 2011 event Thursday, November 17.

PRLog (Press Release)Nov 01, 2011 -
SAN DIEGO – November 1, 2011 – Three of San Diego’s most innovative and fundable companies, SwoopThat LLC, Biosilo Foods Inc. dba Gamer Grub, and Deal Current Network Inc., will compete to win $17,500 at San Diego Venture Group’s PitchFest 2011 event Thursday, November 17.

The prize money will be used by these companies to support their business development and growth.

“We had one of our strongest pool of candidates in many years,” stated David Titus, SDVG President.  “Our team of 10 venture capital judges had a difficult time picking these three from the ten semi-finalists.”  Pitchfest applicants go through a tough judging process which involves more than 25 community experts and a panel of 10 VC judges.

The 10 semi-finalists for PitchFest 2011 were selected from the more than 70 nominee applications for their innovation, investor appeal and progress. The panel of judges who selected the semi-finalists is comprised of a group of San Diego’s leading entrepreneurs, professionals and investors.  The ten semi-finalists were:

Antengo
Barc, Inc.
Biosilo Foods, dba Gamer Grub
iTel Companies, Inc.
Hold-Free Networks
Swarmology, Inc.
Deal Current Network Inc
Stasis Medical
VimVida
SwoopThat, LLC

Many of these firms will be on display at the PitchFest dinner, which is open to the public.  The finals will be held on Thursday evening, November 17, 2011 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla. More information is available at SDVG Pitchfest.

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The San Diego Venture Group is a non-profit business organization that fosters relationships and ideas to form, fund and build new ventures. SDVG is helping San Diego evolve into a significant entrepreneurial and venture center. Visit www.sdvg.org for more information.

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