SmartBear Celebrates Boston's Innovative Tech Culture at Inaugural TechJam Block Party

As a Lead Sponsor of TechJam - October 3, 2013 - SmartBear Celebrates and Promotes Boston as Great Hub for Tech Workers and Companies

Beverly, Mass. – Sept. 18, 2013 – SmartBear Software, provider of software quality tools used by more than one million developers and testers worldwide, is a lead sponsor in the inaugural Boston TechJam, a block party celebrating Boston's tech industry leadership and innovative culture on Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Students, start-ups, tech enterprises, emerging stars, venture capitalists and others are celebrating Boston's tech ecosystem and global prominence in a block party style, networking extravaganza event taking place in Boston's District Hall, the new public innovation and entrepreneurship center in the Innovation District.

WHAT: SmartBear at TechJam, Boston’s Inaugural Tech Block Party

WHEN: Thursday, October 3, 2013, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT

WHERE: At and around Boston's District Hall, Innovation District, South Boston Waterfront

At TechJam, SmartBear is celebrating its love for Boston and geeks with ultimate trivia, geek tee giveaways and a photo booth. SmartBear is the world’s largest volume supplier of free-to-try testing software. The company makes it easy for developers, testers and operations professionals to use its products for free at: www.smartbear.com/free.

“I am a Bostonian, born and raised here, and if there is one thing I love about this town, it is the knowledge that I am constantly surrounded by top-tier experts,” said Jen Falasca, Customer Experience Manager at SmartBear. “Software powers our world today. We are excited to be a part of such a unique event.”

Boston TechJam promises fun with local tech bands, local artists and local food and beverages. To register for TechJam or get more information, visit bostontechjam.com/ and follow updates at @bostontechjam and #BTJ2013. All attendee registration contributions support computing education in Massachusetts.

SmartBear is one of six lead sponsors of TechJam. For more information on the event, visit: bostontechjam.com/.

About Boston TechJam

Boston TechJam gives early stage companies, entrepreneurs, students, established enterprises and venture capitalists the perfect setting to connect and celebrate with the Boston technology innovation community. The block party style event celebrates, accelerates and connects local tech companies, leading industry groups, the City of Boston and you to the world’s brightest tech innovators in one casual environment for networking and harmony. The event will take place October 3, 2013 in Boston’s District Hall, the new public innovation and entrepreneurship center in the Innovation District. Boston TechJam is sponsored by Constant Contact, EnerNOC, LogMeIn, SmartBear, TripAdvisor and Zipcar. World class partners include Apperian, East Coast Catalyst, Greenhorn Connect, MassChallenge, MassTLC, MIT Enterprise Forum, MITX, NEVCA, SHIFT Communications and presskit.to.

About SmartBear Software

More than one million developers, testers and operations professionals use SmartBear software tools to ensure the quality and performance of their APIs, mobile, cloud-based and Web applications. With five million downloads and counting, SmartBear products are affordable, easy-to-use and ready for deployment. Free tools and plug-ins for automation and performance testing, code review and website monitoring are available for download on the website. Learn more about SmartBear, the company's award-winning tools or join the active user community at www.smartbear.com, on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @smartbear or Google+.

Contacts:

Kendal Peiguss

SmartBear Software

+1-360-621-2848

Kendal.Peiguss@smartbear.com

Tracy Wemett

+1-617-868-5031

tracy@broadpr.com

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