Startup Monday is ABCey’s weekly post that features some of the best and brightest companies in the Bay Area. They are often companies that we have our eye on, or have worked with in the past & would like to share with friends and followers of ABCey Events! Today’s Startup Monday highlights Shyp, a shipping app that makes sending packages less of a hassle!
Don’t have enough time in the day to ship items? This app saves time and lets you focus on the more pressing things on your to do list! Using the app, customers set up a location (home or work) for Shyp to pick up the item. After pick up, Shyp will pack (if you haven’t already) and ship your item for you while also providing a tracking number!
Who Can Shyp?
Shyp is available for individuals, businesses and enterprises and can do everything from printing labels to getting the box and tape necessary to ship! Another great feature is their pricing. Individuals and small to medium size businesses do not have to pay monthly fees!
The app is currently available to those in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago.
We love that this is on less thing to worry about and we can focus on other important tasks!
Happy Friyay! ABCey Events has the Weekend Lineup with a list of the top Bay Area Weekend events! Whether you’re looking for a place to watch The Oscars or want dance the night away with MSTRKRFT, there are plenty of fun things happening this Friday – Sunday!
February 26 | 2:30 – 9:30pm | RSVP | SPARK Social SF | San Francisco
Is LaLa Land going to sweep the Oscars this year? Watch the Oscars in style this year by enjoying all you can drink champagne for $20 as well as an Oscars betting pool, bingo, and free popcorn. Get off your couch and head over to SPARK Social!
February 25 | 9pm | Mezzanine | San Francisco
This is the much anticipated return of MSTRKRFT! They are finally back with new music! Listen to their new tracks all night long and enjoy your Saturday night!
February 24 | 5 – 9pm | Harmonic Brewing | San Francisco
Who doesn’t love mac and cheese and beers? Kickoff your weekend with this amazing happy hour! Customize your mac and cheese and enjoy some of the best brews!
February 25 | 10am – 4pm | Register | Castro Theater | San Francisco
Spend your Saturday with some of the tech giants! TechUp looks for awesome tech talent and connects them with the biggest names! This career fair includes awesome workshops, mentor sessions and networking opportunities!
February 24 | 6pm | Carousel Stage – Pier 39 | San Francisco
Enjoy date night with an outdoor movie! Pier 39 is playing The Wedding Planner this Friday. Grab your popcorn, blanket and a cute date and have a romantic night out!
February 25 | 6 – 9pm | Tickets | Le Mèridien Hotel | San Francisco
Become a detective for the night and spice up your dinner plans this weekend and add in a murder mystery! Guess “who did it” and enjoy this with a group of friends!
February 26 | 12 – 3:30pm | 906 Broadway | San Francisco
Enjoy this TEDx Talk with a group of awesome speakers and performers! Don’t miss the yacht post party and have the to chance to network!
#TechTuesday highlights the best and brightest ideas in the tech world. In today’s #TechTuesday, we feature Olloclip the iPhone photography gadget that will step up your Instagram game!
The Olloclip 4-in-1 Lens
This extremely versatile cell phone lens is tiny and simple to use! Users can quickly change between the four lenses to get four amazing shots!
The four lenses enable iPhone users to take professional and artistic photos and videos. There are four types of lenses: fisheye, wide angle, macro 10x and macro 15x! The lenses can be used on both the front and rear facing cameras so you can take awesome selfies as well! The images also come out crystal clear.
We are always looking for innovative ways to take photos of our events and these lenses enable us to do it quickly and creatively!
It’s Presidents Day Weekend! ABCey Events has the Weekend Lineup with a list of the top Bay Area Weekend events! Enjoy the long weekend with SF Beer Week or running around the city in your undies! Take some time to relax and plan out your weekend with these options in mind!
February 17 | 5 – 8pm | Tickets | SPARK | San Francisco
San Francisco is celebrating beer week and is featuring an Oyster and beer combo! For $30 you’ll get a dozen oysters on the half shell and 6 – 4 ounce local craft stouts! Attendees have the option to also not pay and can chose which stouts to sample and also chose from a selection of 13 yummy food trucks!
February 18 | 12 – 4pm | Tickets | Pedro’s Cantina | San Francisco
Break out your cutest set of undies and get ready to parade around the streets of SF in them! Run a mile with your friends and help raise money for The Children’s Tumor Foundation and neurofibromatosis research!
February 18 | 7pm – 12am | Tickets | Patricia’s Green | San Francisco
Rent a pair of headphones and get on the dance floor! The world kick off party for 2017’s silent discos is this weekend. Bring your friends and your best moves!
February 18 | 12 – 10pm | Tickets | San Francisco
Calling all millennials! Who doesn’t love the 90s more than us? Put together your best throwback outfit and enjoy $2 beers from various San Fran bars!
February 18 | 1:30 – 5pm | Tickets | Fort Mason Festival Pavilion | San Francisco
Want to experience the largest selection of American wines in the world? Come try one of the 7,100 wines available at the San Francisco Chronicles’ wine competition! Become a wine connoisseur and taste the day away!
Tire yourself out this weekend and take the extra day to relax on Monday! We’re looking forward to a busy weekend with all these awesome events!
#TechTuesday highlights the best and brightest ideas in the tech world. In today’s #TechTuesday, we present Valentine’s Day tech to help you make today perfect!
Forgot to get a present? Spending tonight with your single girlfriends? These apps and gifts are great for any situation on Valentine’s Day!
Forgot to Get Flowers?
Try: Farmgirl Flowers
A V-Day classic, Farmgirl Flowers still have flowers available today! Have flowers delivered to your house or to an office!
Startup Monday is ABCey’s weekly post that features some of the best and brightest companies in the Bay Area. They are often companies that we have our eye on, or have worked with in the past & would like to share with friends and followers of ABCey Events! Today’s Startup Monday highlights Simple Habit, an iPhone/Android app that makes meditating easy.
About Simple Habit
Happily, the Simple Habit app is designed for those who don’t have 30 minutes to spend in a dark room but is geared towards those who are busy 24/7. Created by Yunha Kim, Simple Habit allows those with minimal free time to get their meditation on for only five minutes! Always on the go millennials now have the opportunity to de-stress and partake in some meaningful mediation! Pre-event nerves are a real thing and we think a little meditation can totally help calm the nerves.
Users enter the app and see a wheel of “On the go” activities to select from. We love that if you are stressing about a big event or simply commuting into work there are options for you! There is also an explore portion of the app with many other meditation options to choose from. You can select from meditations, podcast as well as teachers. The app also tracks your progress – adding up the amount of minutes you have spent on the app and how many days you have kept up your habit!
Subscriptions for Simple Habit cost $11.99/month, $99/year + A free 30 day trial and a $299 lifetime option.
We love that this app allows even the busiest of people the opportunity to meditate. We can’t wait to try this before our next big event!
Happy Thursday! ABCey Events has the Weekend Lineup with a list of the top Bay Area Weekend events! Whether you are looking to find a new favorite beer or want to break it down on the dance floor, this list has what you’re looking for!
February 10 | 6 – 10:30pm | Tickets | Pier 48 | San Francisco
Love craft beers? 125 Breweries from NorCal are heading to Pier 48 this weekend! Enjoy your beers with some of the best Bay Area food there as well!
February 11 & 12 | 10 – 4:30 & 9 – 5 | Chinatown | San Francisco
Chinatown is the place to be this weekend! Make Chinese lanterns and kite and see folk dancing and puppet shows. Additionally, the Chinese New Year Parade will be happening on Saturday and is known has one of the top ten parades in the world! Extra bonus this year as Cirque du Soleil will be performing!
February 2-16 | List of Events | San Francisco
Indiefest not only shows awesome movies but features a ton of fun events as well. This weekend does not disappoint as the 14th annual Big Lebowski Party is happening this Friday at the Brava Theater! Dress up for the costume contest, drink a White Russian and show off your Lebowski knowledge during trivia. The fun doesn’t stop on Sunday as there is Princess Bride Bingo. Watch the film and play along on your board for a chance to win awesome prizes.. and don’t forget the open bar!
February 11 & 12 | Pier 39 | San Francisco
39,000 tulips will be blooming at Pier 39! Learn some gardening tips and Instagram a beautiful photo of the tulips this weekend!
February 10 | 6 – 9AM | Tickets | City Nights | San Francisco
Wake up early tomorrow and party before work! Daybreaker SF is hosting a dance party to benefit ACLU this Friday. Millennials will love the 90s theme while also enjoying yoga, fresh juice, and of course dancing!
Startup Monday is ABCey’s weekly post that features some of the best and brightest companies in the Bay Area. They are often companies that we have our eye on, or have worked with in the past & would like to share with friends and followers of ABCey Events! Today’s Startup Monday highlights Gogoro, a smart electric scooter that is changing the face of urban transport.
What is Gogoro?
Gogoro has created smart scooters made for urban landscapes! The scooters are powered by an electric motor that has also been developed by Gogoro. It is also plugless as it runs on lithium batteries that users swap out instead of having to charge the scooter. Although Gogoro’s scooters are not available in the US due to working through regulations, Gogoro has scooters in the test cities of Taipei and Berlin.
The stylish scooter goes from zero to 30 in 4.2 seconds and tops out around 60 mph. Users range from elderly users to trendy millennials. The company has the capability to track the scooters, and also knows if they crash or are running low on power. Another cool feature is that the scooters relies on smartphones as keys. Smartphones are also used to locate the scooters as well.
Rechargeable Battery Packs
The scooters rely on two rechargeable 20-pound batteries, which the company has also developed. The batteries can power the scooter for up to 60 miles. The company aims to set up charging stations and has set up 140 in Taipei. Users can visit the charging stations around cities and swap out the batteries for new ones. They have also developed a smaller charging stations for just two batteries that can be set up in a home.
Gogoro has set up an open initiative to discover towns that have a surplus electric scooter fans.
Click here to sign up!
We can’t wait to scoot around San Francisco and our events with one of these environmentally friendly scooters!
It’s Friday, and you know what that means…ABCey Events has the Weekend Lineup with a list of the top Bay Area Weekend events! Don’t miss out on these fun events going on Friday til’ Sunday!
February 3 | 9 – 12pm | Exploratorium | San Francisco
Interested in learning how to cure your hangover? The Exploratorium is hosting a black tie event with open bar with plenty of alcohol related exhibits! Learn about distillation and much more about your favorite drinks at this fancy affair!
February 4 | 11 – 4 | Tickets | SoMa StrEat Food Park | San Francisco
National Tater Tot Day is upon us! The food trucks of SoMa StrEat Food Park are turning all their specials into tater tot delicacies! Snag an all you can drink ticket and enjoys brews while discovering your new favor tater tot recipies.
February 3 | 5 – 9:30 | On Telegraph Ave. from W. Grand to 27th St. | Oakland
First Friday of February is one you can’t miss in Oakland! Get out of SF and enjoy Oakland’s local art, food, musicians and dancers!
February 4 – 10 | Participating Museums | San Francisco
Have a Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit card? Bring that card to participating museums and score free admission this week!
Become a fan of this amazing DJ. Checkout his soundcloud and then reserve your tickets for his performance at Audio SF this weekend!
February 3 |12pm | Two Embarcadero Center | San Francisco
It’s Super Bowl weekend! Pregame the real game with a Bunny Bowl hosted by the ASPCA SF. Watch cute bunnies hop around and maybe bring one home with you to watch the game on Sunday!