Drinks on us. HackerNest Tech Socials are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech brethren. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch, yo), and brimming with UltraSmart(TM) people.
This one's special. It's still a Tech Social, but folks participating in the HackerNest Construct hackathon on Feb 22-23 will have an opportunity to find a team at this event.
(Come even if you're already in one -- because one lucky participant will win FREE HACKAMATHON entry for their ENTIRE team!)
99.8% sure we're Canada's largest hardware-focused hackathon.
- 8pm: show up
- 9pm: thank sponsors
- 920: team matchification!
How it'll go down:
1. fill out idea/device/name/email spreadsheet, get a number
2. get 60 secs to pitch then line up against the wall (in order)
(IMPORTANT: talking during pitches probably gets you booted as per our no douchebag policy)
3. brief recap
4. find a team in the ensuing chaos!
Want in on the hackathon? Register here: hackernest.com/construct
~ HNC NEO SPONSOR ~
Klick Health: The agency of the future.
~ HNC TRINITY SPONSORS ~
Yellow API: The goto resource for location based applications.
Mandrill: The fastest way to deliver email.
SendGrid: Email Delivery. Simplified.
SoftLayer: Build the future.
Digital Media Zone: A different kind of business incubator.
Datawind: Making tech accessible for 3 billion more people.
GitHub: Build software better, together.
Intelligent Headset: World's first 3D audio headset.
~ HNC AGENT SMITH SPONSORS ~
Digital Ocean: Simple cloud hosting built for developers.
PUSH: Strength in numbers.
Frank & Oak: menswear online.
Kiwi: Wearable Tech.
OUYA: The gift that keeps on gaming.
car2go: Get from A to B in a snazzy ride while saving money AND the environment.
Tech Social Sponsors:
Kaboom Technologies: web and mobile development experts - always hiring talented talent!
GuruLink: devastatingly effective recruiters that will do absolute wonders for your tech team
OANDA: providing Forex trading and currency information to everyone
Tech Social Venue:
Extreme Startups: Canada's premier startup accelerator
Wanna show off your office? We're always looking for big open spaces with 200+ (standing room) capacity that are easily accessible.
HackerNest is a nonprofit community movement focused on building supportive Silicon Valley like tech communities in every city - 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.