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Startup Socials Announces the launch of Global Startup Mixers in Partnership with IBM SoftLayer Catalyst

June 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Startup Socials (http://www.startupsocials.com), a Silicon Valley-based global community of entrepreneurs in partnership with the SoftLayer Catalyst Program (https://www.softlayer.com/catalyst), plans to launch a 10-city tour of Startup Mixers in 2014. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120676 The Startup Socials Global Mixers give entrepreneurs, investors, developers, designers, and marketers an opportunity to network, learn, and connect in an informal environment. "Thousands of entrepreneurs asked us to bring Startups Socials Mixers to the different startup hubs of the world, so they can connect to the heartbeat of Silicon Valley," said Yuri Rabinovich, a Founder at Startup Socials. "With the continuous support of the SoftLayer Catalyst Program, along with passion and energy from the Startup Socials Global Ambassadors, we can finally make this a reality." "This partnership makes perfect sense," said Joshua Krammes, VP of Community Development at SoftLayer Technologies. "While Startup Socials provides entrepreneurs with an authentic opportunity to connect and forge new and existing relationships, SoftLayer Catalyst Program fuels startups with strategic advice and free infrastructure." Startup Socials Mixers feature: A night of socializing with like-minded entrepreneurs, developers, designers, and marketers Opportunities to meet venture capitalists, angels, mentors, and Startup Socials partners, directed by our expert Social Architects Lounge music from 8 PM to 11 PM, then DJ-led dancing from 11 PM onward Special surprises and giveaways from our amazing sponsors VIP guests from all over the world giving short inspirational talks Startup Socials Mixers scheduled through August 2014June 3, 2014 - Startup Mixer Toronto June 11, 2014 - Startup Mixer SÃo Paulo June 25, 2014 - Startup Mixer New York June 26, 2014 - Startup Mixer London July 15, 2014 - Startup Mixer Los Angeles July 17, 2014 - Startup Mixer San Diego August 14, 2014 - Startup Mixer San Francisco Click here for more information about Startup Socials Mixers. Among other cities, in 2014 Startup Socials plans to visit Tel-Aviv, Moscow, Paris, Santo Domingo, Berlin, Mexico, Boston, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Buenos Aires, Dubai, and Cape Town. If you would like to start a chapter in your city, join the global community of Startup Socials Ambassadors today. If you are passionate about empowering other entrepreneurs, want to connect with mentors in Silicon Valley or abroad, and accelerate your professional growth, apply for early access to a Startup Socials Membership. Upcoming events for startups, focused on driving growth: July 24, 2014, San Francisco - Startup Sales Conference - Grow your company by selling something. Most conferences tell you how to acquire leads and start conversations. This one teaches you how to actually close deals. Register before July 1 and save 15% with the promo code global. October 23, 2014, San Francisco - Startup Marketing Conference - the largest digital and lean marketing education event for entrepreneurs and startups. This fall's program features a robust agenda with two tracks, offering a wide range of topics to suit all experience levels and budgets. Attendees will discover cutting-edge concepts in lean marketing and growth hacking, as well as learn about new tools to help integrate social, email, search, analytics, content, demand gen, mobile, and more into their marketing mix. Keynote speakers and award-winning authors include: Brian Solis, Principal Analyst, Altimeter Group Brant Cooper, New York Times Bestselling Author Tim Ash, CEO, Site Tuners Registration will open July 7th, 2014; RSVP online to reserve your spot. About Startup Socials: Startup Socials is a global community of entrepreneurs built to connect and empower people in the startup ecosystem. We host social and educational events around the globe where you can network, learn, and create new relationships for your current and future startup ventures. Founded in 2010 in conjunction with the Startup Monthly accelerator and seed fund, Startup Socials has connected over 20,000 entrepreneurs since then. About the SoftLayer Catalyst Program: SoftLayer's Catalyst program is a 12-month program where they provide teams with $1000/month in hosting credits (applicable to anything in our self-service portal), business and technical mentorship, and marketing support. All services are in-kind, with no equity exchanged and no contracts. For more information, please visit: http://www.startupsocials.comhttp://www.softlayer.com/catalysthttp://www.startupmonthly.comhttp://www.monthlyventures.comhttp://www.startupmarketingconf.comhttp://www.startupsalesconf.com Contact: Vasil Azarov, Global Director, Startup Socials vasil@startupsocials.com @vasilazarov

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