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HackerNest Toronto March Tech Social

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.


Rough lineup (pretty much always in development)

- quick intro 
- sponsor appreciation & love 
- announcements



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


BlackBerry: Canada's favourite household-name-tech-behemoth: award-winning global leader in wireless innovation and technology


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.

About Us:

HackerNest is an international nonprofit uniting local tech communities through unpretentious Tech Socials and hackathons. We cram lots of smart, accomplished people into a room with free drinks. Our relaxed, down-to-earth events attract a diverse and highly technical membership. Strict no-douchebag policy.

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  • Owen W.

    Hi everybody.

    Looking for a developer for a venture for a health care app/website.

    Would be interested in speaking with interested people. Let's talk.

    email me. [masked]


    March 28, 2014

    • Owen W.

      Hi Susan. Sent you an email/message.

      1 · April 2, 2014

    • Ria

      Hi Owen I just sent a message your way!

      April 2, 2014

  • Noah S.

    Hi all - I didn't get to connect with as many people as I would have liked. I'm a Tech Recruiter and I'm looking for .NET devs (with MVC), UX or Visual Designers with RD and eComm exp, and am always happy to meet new people. Drop me a line anytime [masked].

    Thanks for a great event and hope to see you all next month!

    1 · April 1, 2014

  • Brad R.

    Hi Everyone!
    We are looking to hire a UI Design wizard and front end developers for a few projects we are building out. Email me at [masked]

    April 1, 2014

  • Jibran K.

    Thanks to the Playground and the awesome volunteers for hosting this event. I enjoyed meeting everyone! If we missed each other feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn or email [masked] :)

    Always a pleasure connecting with people and sharing ideas!

    1 · April 1, 2014

  • Tim F.

    Hey, thanks for the great event guys. It was fun to compare notes on projects, hear about jobs, and most of all make some new friends :-)

    1 · April 1, 2014

  • Jason H.

    The Deskribed team had a blast meeting a ton of new faces. Thanks for hosting Playground! I hope to see everyone again next month.

    1 · April 1, 2014

  • Brett L.

    Great Meetup. Thanks to Playground for hosting. Very cool people.

    1 · March 31, 2014

  • citizenziggy

    so many ppl!!

    1 · March 31, 2014

  • Brett L.

    I work on the floor below. Can't miss this meetup. Look forward to meeting more interesting people.

    March 31, 2014

  • Mitchell C.

    Hey all - I am helping to organize the Hackathon for the Bitcoin Expo on April 11-13. I'll be present to chat with anyone interested. Angel investors will be present and awards will be given. Experience with core BTC code not required, but an asset! For more information -

    March 31, 2014

  • Brandon T.

    If anyone has experience with Big Data/scaling applications and wants to help change how people interact with music, flag me down tonight. Looking forward to seeing what everyone is hacking on :)

    March 31, 2014

  • Zach L.

    Hey! If you have a great idea for a website/app, but no one to build it, I can help!

    4 · March 28, 2014

    • Michael H.

      will you be there tonight?]

      March 31, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Was at a Start-up Berlin meetup last week. Many similarities to what is happening in Toronto. HackerNest attendees would feel at home there.

    March 30, 2014

  • Sharon

    Ready to mingle!

    3 · March 29, 2014

  • Gigi

    Dammit, I've committed to being at Nerd Mafia that night.

    March 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hack on, hack on!! Looking to help startups navigate the changing SRED landscape!

    March 25, 2014

  • Sylvain C.

    I dont want to pay to come to the event.

    March 13, 2014

    • Brent S.

      You don't have to. All donations are voluntary and not required. See you Monday. :)

      1 · March 24, 2014

  • V G

    Hi! I'm one of the founders of the startup eBookSmarts and we're looking for a couple of people who are passionate about developing frontend and backend code for a web application in Python. Hope to meet some of you at the coming meetup.

    March 24, 2014

  • Michael V.

    Hey! We're looking for someone who loves playing with arduinos and possibly processing. Reach out if thats you. Looking forward to seeing everyone. [masked]

    1 · March 21, 2014

  • Jordan

    Hello. I'm actively seeking a mentorship/internship in web design/development. Let's be in touch!

    1 · March 21, 2014

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