HackerNest Toronto February Tech Social | CONSTRUCT hackathon team matching!

  • February 17, 2014 · 8:00 PM
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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.


Rough structure:
- 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.

sponsor_yellowapi

Mandrill: The fastest way to deliver email.

sponsor_mandril

SendGrid: Email Delivery. Simplified. 

sponsor_sendgrid

SoftLayer: Build the future.

Trinity_Softlayer

Digital Media Zone: A different kind of business incubator.

DMZ

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. 

Smith-Digital Ocean

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.




About Us:

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.

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  • Shaharris

    Zzzz. Entirely my fault for setting this up to run on Family Day, folks. Total scheduling oversight. Sorry!

    February 18, 2014

  • Owen W.

    Helpful

    1 · February 18, 2014

  • Pdx

    Sorry, last minute work commitment.

    February 17, 2014

  • Rohit B.

    Going to try my best to participate...

    February 16, 2014

  • Kevin K.

    Great events! See you there!

    2 · February 12, 2014

  • Delexan

    Excited

    2 · February 11, 2014

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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