HackerNest Toronto August Tech Social

Drinks on us. Tech Socials are a fun, relaxed way to connect with local tech - so much so that literally 100% of our growth is by word-of-mouth.

Want to start a HackerNest in your city? Email: [masked]. :)

 

Rough lineup (pretty much always in development)

- quick intro
- sponsor appreciation & love
- announcements

 

 

Sponsors ([masked])

 

Desire2Learn: Friendly neighbourhood e-Learning giant,expanding and hiring like crazy in Kitchener and Toronto

 


Kaboom Technologies: web and mobile development experts - always hiring talented talent!

 

GuruLink: devastatingly effective recruiters that will do absolute wonders for your tech team


 

 

Venue:


Playground: A family of digital thinkers & makers.

 

 

 

 

 

Wanna show off your office? We're always looking for big open spaces with 200+ (standing room) capacity that are easily accessible: [masked]

 

About Us:

HackerNest is a nonprofit community movement focused on strengthening local tech ecosystems globally through unpretentious social events and hackathons. We’re nurturing cohesive communities today to empower them with more relevant and accessible peer-based tech education tomorrow. How? We do this by cramming lots of smart, accomplished people into a room with free beer. Our relaxed, down-to-earth Tech Socials became Canada’s largest tech meetups in year 1 (now we're in multiple cities). Our membership - diverse and highly technical. Developers, designers, engineers, social media/business folk, entrepreneurs, investors, etc. gather regularly to socialize, talk tech, maybe hear a speaker, and meet future co-founders, employees, funders, and friends. Strict no-douchebag policy.


 

 

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  • Lindsay

    Thanks for a great time, all!

    For those of you who spoke with us (and even those who didn't!) you can get more info about & sign up for the MaRS Energy Hackathon here: http://energyhack.ca. Hope to see you there!

    2 · August 27, 2013

    • HackerNest A.

      Glad your hackathon went fantastic! :)

      September 22, 2013

  • Aman M.

    Great event! If you're a SaaS/Web/Mobile developer and we didn't speak, get in touch at vmfarms.com. We had some great breakout sessions in the hallway. Thanks again to the organizers and host!

    August 27, 2013

  • Lee S.

    Love the vibe can we get a bigger space next time?

    August 27, 2013

  • Jason J.

    If anyone is interested in using technology to raise awareness for a cause that they are passionate about ... look for me

    August 26, 2013

    • Dan K.

      I am running the Party for People with Special Needs, an organization focussed on giving voice to people with disabilities in Ontario. Please give me a call.....Dan[masked]c [masked]

      August 27, 2013

  • Murray M.

    A classic Hackernest Event, cool beer, hot crowd, and interesting startups...
    Will announce Day Job film screening winners later today on the meetup list.

    1 · August 27, 2013

  • Asif M.

    Very very good!

    August 26, 2013

  • Mike B.

    I just seen the event notice, and joined the group. I'm coming in from out of town and won't be there until 9:30 at least.

    August 26, 2013

  • Murray M.

    Hey, the rain has let up and the King/Spadina intersection is Open...no excuses not to come out tonight...rumour has it there will be three pairs looking for a home...

    August 26, 2013

  • Aman M.

    Will definitely be in attendance tonight - bringing some of the Ops Ninjas with me too. Look out for the VM Farms t-shirts. If you're a SaaS, web, or mobile application developer, we want to talk you!

    August 26, 2013

  • Assaf S.

    I will attend (-;

    August 26, 2013

  • Ruby

    This looks fun! Hope I can join next time.

    August 26, 2013

  • Darek K.

    See you all there tonight!

    August 26, 2013

  • Sharat J.

    Yes. I will attend

    August 22, 2013

  • Ryan W.

    Sounds like fun.

    August 20, 2013

  • Anatoly G.

    2nd one. Excited to meet new people

    August 18, 2013

  • Anita

    sorry, something came up.

    August 16, 2013

  • Derek N.

    Looking for inspiration and discussion of ideas. Want to learn and play. Curious.

    August 12, 2013

  • QuantPlus

    See ya.

    August 8, 2013

  • Aman M.

    I had such a great time last night and can't not sign up for this one :)

    1 · July 30, 2013

    • HackerNest A.

      We love hearing good reviews :) Thanks for the kind words of support Aman!

      August 7, 2013

  • Carmen

    I would love to come. I'm rsvp -ing now as yes unless work gets in the way. :)

    1 · August 1, 2013

    • HackerNest A.

      Lets hope there's a perfect Toronto storm and we all get the day off! :)

      August 7, 2013

  • Derek R.

    In California during this time :[

    August 5, 2013

    • HackerNest A.

      At least Cali is on one of the coasts! Enjoy, and see you Sept!

      August 7, 2013

  • David Emerson B.

    Me

    August 2, 2013

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