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Sandberg’s New Book ‘Option B’ – Video

Sandberg’s New Book ‘Option B’ – Video

Though perhaps best known as Facebook’s No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing in Mexico, she added “widow” to the list.

Many in the Miami tech scene will know that Sheryl Sandberg moved to North Miami Beach, Florida, with her family when she was two years old. She attended North Miami Beach High School, where she was “always at the top of her class”, and graduated ninth in her class with a 4.646 grade point average.

Also by Sheryl Sandberg – Lean In

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/celebrities/article146345979.html#storylink=cpy
$100K Top Job Pick: Salesforce Developer – Palm Beach, FL

$100K Top Job Pick: Salesforce Developer – Palm Beach, FL

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Summary: 

Our Palm Beach County client is looking for a  Salesforce Developer will be part of a Level 3 software engineer support team that will resolve system defects, assist in troubleshooting escalated support issues, and act as a technical Subject Matter Expert for Salesforce.com. This position will work closely with development and quality assurance teams as well as various teams in the Client Services department. The application developer codes, tests, debugs, documents, and installs both new programs/technologies and changes to existing programs/technologies of a complex nature with assistance of higher level personnel in order to provide quality IT services to user departments. Maintains and modifies existing applications without supervision as well as under direction from senior staff members.

Candidate Profile:

The successful candidate is someone who encompasses strong problem solving skills while dealing with abstract concepts, systems and ideas.  The candidate must possess confidence and able to work in fast-paced hands on environment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities – Other duties may be assigned.  

  • Collaborates with business analysts and internal clients to troubleshoot incidents and resolve defects in software applications with minimal quality issues.
  • Utilizes established development tools, guidelines and conventions to maintain existing software systems by identifying and proactively correcting software defects.
  • Partners with project teams on application enhancements including designing, coding, testing, debugging, documentation and installation
  • Analyzes and fixes moderate to complex problems during development.  Documents and communicates results appropriately.
  • Monitors production programs for expected performance and responds to errors and emergency problems.
  • Provides on call support for all of the team’s applications and batch processes
  • Participates in code reviews to represent reviewed work for adherence to standards and specifications.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience/Knowledge:   

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.)  in Computer Science or Information Systems Management from four-year college or university and at least five years related business experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience where two years related experience equals one year of schooling.

Qualifications and Experience

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Must have experience developing custom applications on the Salesforce.com platform.
  • Experience with Salesforce user interface (UI) and data model.
  • Experience in development Apex code that will scale to large data sets and custom interfaces using Visualforce.
  • Can develop code within the Salesforce interface or the Force.com IDE as required.
  • Can deploy secure production-ready applications, has broad understand of Force.com development lifecycle.
  • Experience in designing test strategies to ensure adequate quality (e.g., code coverage; application behaviors; scalability environment independence) across Apex classes, triggers and controllers.
  • Ability to administer any standard Salesforce applications, develop integrations using the Force.com SOAP and REST APIs, and publish consume Force.com App Exchange packages.
  • Experience designing and delivering end-user training and training materials and providing technical support as necessary
  • Ability to resolve issues for JitterBit Processes, operations, transformation, mapping, and data source management.
  • Some experience of SQL, Server SQL preferred for JitterBit to Salesforce integrations to backend processes.
Boca StartupPOP “2 For The Road” 2 Pitch Events on the Same Night – Apr 26

Boca StartupPOP “2 For The Road” 2 Pitch Events on the Same Night – Apr 26

Welcome to StartupPOP’s 20th Tech Startup Pitch Event now with a Demo Day and a CrowdFunding Presenter! The first 25 attendees for this event are free. The reason we do this is we believe existing members should get the benefit of attending because they have paid before. We are close to getting a yearly membership in place, where you pay for the year and come and go as you please.

After the first 25 attendees, it will be $15 per person online. At the door, the event is $25. If you are interested in DEMO’ing your tech at one of our tables during the event buying a sponsor table, please see DEMO DAY below. It is going to be $99 for a half table and $199 for a full table. Click here for a short video intro about this event on Youtube.

If your startup had been one of the companies pitching or paid for a demo day at our last event in Fort Lauderdale, your startup would have received this press thanks to work by Heath Jones. Really quite amazing. See these links. Digital Journal, Fox 34 News, ABC 6 News, Telemundo, CBS 2 (Utica), NBC Affiliate Billings, ABC 25. And just having your startup listed here gets it indexed on Google and could be picked up by the Sun-Sentinel, SFBJ, Palm Beach Post, Miami Herald. See this Sun-Sentinel Link.

Equity CrowdFunding Discussion
Francis Fytton Will Be Giving An Update On The State Of Equity CrowdFunding And Where The Law Is At Today!

WHO: Investors, Entrepreneurs, Start-Ups, Tech Community, Angel Investors, Tech Mentors, Venture Capital EXECs, MGRs, SPONSORS (see below).

WHAT: A Tech Startup Pitch Event. Our intention is to assist local tech start-ups to pitch their tech product or service. A tech start-up can be looking for a variety of things like seed capital, tech partners, business partners, advisers, mentors or business leads. Attendees are welcome to stay and network after-words. We are going to have several speakers to be announced prior to the pitch event.

DEMO DAY: This is a great opportunity for both companies pitching and for companies that have pitched before to set up your tech, product, service on a table so you can meet directly with INVESTORS, CUSTOMERS and interested parties.
Purchase a half or full table here: SPONSORSHIPS

WHEN: April 26th (Wednesday), 6 PM to 9:00 PM. The Demo Day starts as early as 5:00pm. The networking and pitch event starts at 6pm. If you are setting up a DEMO DAY table, please come as early as 5pm.

WHERE: Cendyn Spaces, 980 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL

HOW MUCH:
$15 – Payment in advance (RSVP here on meetup or StartupPOP.com)
$25 – At the door with no RSVP.
$99 – For half a demo/sponsor table.
$199 – For a full demo/sponsor table.
$0 – No additional fees to pitch.

INCLUDES: Soft Drinks and Light Snacks.

PARKING: No cost.

THE FORMAT: Between 5 and 10 local tech start-ups will be given up to 3 minutes (up to 4 page pitch deck) to pitch their concept or product/service. There is networking before and after the event. Pitching companies can provide a short, no more than 4 pages of power point or PDFs, which we will display on a screen. There will be a panel of successful entrepreneurs and investors who will be at the event. This panel will have a few moments to ask a few questions following each pitch.

PITCH DECK REQUIREMENT: We need to review either your pitch deck or executive summary to be chosen to pitch. We are requiring participants to fill out a 1 to 4 page mini pitch deck. This mini pitch deck will be used for both pitching and for interested investors. This is required! Our limit is 4 pages! Remember this is a 3 minute pitch. The pitch deck must be landscape and a PDF file. You can go to this link here to review an example pitch deck. If you are interested in Pitching you can contact us at [email protected] Please send us at least name of company, what you are pitching, and preferably your mini pitch deck. Please give us a couple days to respond if you are interested in pitching.

The start-up companies pitching have up to 3 minutes to answer 5 common questions about their business:

What is their product/service?
What is their business model?
Size of the Market they serve?
How do they get to market or get traction?
What are they here looking for? Capital, Partners, Advisers, etc..

PANEL MEMBERS: We typically have a mix of investors, and startup experts sit on our panel. Each event may have a different set of experts. Potential Advisers, Mentors and Audience members will be asked to approach start-ups of interest after the event. We will list the companies which will pitch as we approach the pitch date.

PAST PITCHING COMPANIES:
Here is a list of some of the companies which participated in the past 18 tech start-up pitch events: (Hard to beleive that may companies have pitched!) adFroogle, Aerobyte, ActivePark, Apparition Mobile, Apollonix, Apretaste, Avila Stores, Aqua TV, ArrestSOS, BCD Software, beTen, BitChase, BYL Network, caddyDRONE, Capture.It, Caribu.co, Counsel On The Go, DealCoachPro, DL Alert Pro, Donkies.co, EastOutWith.me, eCalypse, Edamoli, Elemental Dynamics EmergentHealthcare, EvictionsPro, Everyware, Frelp, Friendly Reminders, GameMerce, Game Masters Solutions, Gatha, Gift Squirrel, Glince, Global Boat Works, GPS for Piano, Go Grab, HeadyFoods, Greet, Gyfu, Hello Show, iGoTrackr, iLumenfi, Instabitts,Jeditronix, Jinglz, Kanyu,Know My Town, Liquidbricks, LunchMoney, MedBeam, Mission Tuition, MBOpp, MobiDox, Mrecruit, MyLoop, Neuromore, @NOW, nXus, OnePlan, OWLmo, Pickk, Pragras, Previte, Prom.ly, Prototype, Puppy Play Dates, House, Referrizer, Rentlit, Revolve, Roizo, Shmoozfest, Seyopa, Sierra Lifestyle, Inc., Simplifyed & VerityIQ, SKY H2O, Smitz Laboratories Corp, Slurpits Living Biofilter, SociallyBuzz, Squeeze, Stand4, STAX, Sygnol Analytics, Take Up Code, TapNSell, TGL Film, The Go App, The Animal Social Network, Tinker University, TightTalk Electronics, ToneLive, Tonomos, TruVisibility, Tudor Ice Company, uRemix, UseMyBenefits.com, Vivarena, Young Makers Lab, Wave Theory, Well Done Wood, Wherhab, Who Ya Got, Wiki Beach Real Estate, Worthy, Zeekah and others.

SPONSORS:
If you are a SERVICE BUSINESS like a BIG WEB AGENCY, A LAW FIRM, A STARTUP CONSULTANT, ACCOUNTING, an INSURANCE PROVIDER, BROKER/DEALER or just LOVE THIS EVENT and want to support us fully and get the chance to have a booth/table or stand up and give an overview of your services, you can buy small to large SPONSORSHIPS. To get a full table will cost $199 or a half table is $99 to display your stuff! Larger sponsorships are available. All the participants involved in StartupPOP are for-profit businesses. While we are a for-profit businesses, we are still a group dedicated to enabling tech start-ups to get mentoring, guidance and capital (if necessary) they need in order get start started and get to revenue. So sponsoring is a way to give back to the community and help us grow the economy! Sponsors will get great exposure to the tech startup community and will be mentioned often in person, in emails and online! We can offer you a table, banner ad and let you get up and pitch your service or offering. Please contact us at [email protected] for more information about sponsoring StartupPOP events! Thank you for caring about the Startup Community!

NEED OFFICE SPACE IN BOCA RATON?
Cendyn Spaces is a great coworking space in Boca Raton. Please contact [email protected] for more info or go to CendynSpaces.com.

UrTecPro: NEED BUSINESS OR HOME TECH SUPPORT?
UrTecPro offers on-demand technology support service for businesses as well as home users. Our company emphasizes knowledgeable, personable service without the hassle of subscription plans or contracts to differentiate itself from other competitors. Get the service you want, when you need it. Contact Jason at [email protected]

ARE YOU PAYING TOO MUCH FOR CREDIT CARD SERVICES?
Finally, if you are looking for Credit Card Services for your startup or would like to have your Merchant Card Service fees analyzed for a lower rate, please contact our sponsor CardConnect by calling or emailing Robert Orkin at 561 289-4652 or email [email protected]!

Check out my books “NAMES” & “PITCH” both available for sale both online and at the event!
Click here if you want to buy Names: How To Name Your Startup Venture in paperback.

RSVP today and we will see you at the next event!

SFTA “Private Room” Social with Jeff Sass – Apr 25

SFTA “Private Room” Social with Jeff Sass – Apr 25

Join us for a Fireside Chat with Jeff Sass, Domain Name & Social Media Expert.

Come and learn from Jeff how to use your Domain Names to Brand Yourself or Your Company, Increase Your Exposure on the Internet.

About Jeff Sass

Jeff has more than 35 years of experience in the technology and entertainment industries, with a major focus in the last 20 years in the Internet and mobile space. That said, his greatest accomplishments are his three children, now ages 28, 26 and 25 and his 2-year old grandson.

Learn more about Jeff here

Learn How To Optimize Your Order-to-Cash Cycle from Beginning to End  (Sponsored by Esker, Paymetric, Vantiv, Capgemini & Mastercard) – Apr 27

Learn How To Optimize Your Order-to-Cash Cycle from Beginning to End (Sponsored by Esker, Paymetric, Vantiv, Capgemini & Mastercard) – Apr 27

Join Esker for a day of learning and networking that we will be hosting with Paymetric, Capgemini, MasterCard and Vantiv! If your business goals for 2017 include improving O2C efficiencies, addressing rising customer security demands or meeting changing regulations — this is the event for you!

WHAT’S ON THE AGENDA

Featuring guest speakers from Alere and Gosocket, this Esker Tours stop is centered around creating an efficient O2C cycle and the benefits that companies have achieved through O2C automation and its ability to:

  • Reduce order processing times and increase accuracy
  • Streamline invoice delivery processes and lower DSO
  • Enhance security for all customer information
  • Adapt to changing global regulations
  • Increase the success rate of meeting and exceeding customer SLAS
  • Improve the customer experience by reducing manual activities

“Automating orders has helped us in three key areas: faster order processing times, greater efficiency in document filing, and the ability to adapt business models without increasing costs.”
-Customer Service Manager, Augas Danone S.A.

Includes a networking lunch, ending with cocktails and appetizers — register now to reserve your spot!