Hacker News Seattle Meetup 8

The eighth Hacker News Seattle meetup is here! We'll be meeting on Tuesday, April 3rd at 6pm at a new location in downtown Seattle.. SURF Incubator!

Food, beer, and other drinks will be provided, and as always, the event is free.

The speaker this month will be John Cook, cofounder and journalist at Geekwire. I'll be interviewing him about what it's like to run Geekwire - both from an entrepreneur's and a journalists point of view.

Big thanks to our sponsors and venue for this month:
SURF Incubator, a place for entrepreneurs and startups to incubate, attend seminars, receive advice from service provides, network with peers, and share business and technical resources.

Thanks to Gist, who provides the only full view of your contacts from email, social networks, and other sources by creating rich business profiles that include the most news, status updates and work details.

Thanks to Sophos Law, a group of Seattle attorneys for Entrepreneurs, Startups, and Emerging Companies.

And thanks to ReadySetRails! Learning Rails is hard—The Rails Fundamentals Workshop makes it awesome! ReadySetRails is running a live workshop to help teach people how to use Ruby on Rails. Get on the list now for early-bird Seattle workshop announcements, or tweet to @ReadySetRails for a bonus HN Meetup discount code.

 

See you next week!

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  • Brook R.

    Great event! Thanks, everyone, for the feedback on ReadySetRails.com. It's great to see so many people coming together, and Zac always does such a great job of making the event top-notch.

    April 6, 2012

  • Keller S.

    Great event! Loved the energy and the speaker.

    April 5, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I like it. Many thanks to Zachary, well organized and useful gathering. I've met very interesting people. Will come again.

    April 4, 2012

  • Evan J.

    Good networking as usual

    April 4, 2012

  • Sandira C.

    We were 5 women this time, yeah!
    Great seeing John Cook being interviewed this time ;-)

    April 4, 2012

  • Zachary C.

    It was great! I'm glad everyone liked the higher quality food (no more pizza!), I'll try to do that again.

    April 4, 2012

  • Renée H.

    Great content and good food!

    April 4, 2012

  • Michael S.

    I loved that sandwiches substitution.

    April 4, 2012

  • Zachary C.

    I just wanted to thank one more last minute sponsor:

    Lean Startup Machine is a metrics-driven startup competition where teams are taught how to identify the key risks in launching or scaling their startup venture. There's a great line-up of local experienced entrepreneurs at our first LSM in Seattle, April 13-15. They'll provide hands-on mentorship using our framework of Lean Startup tools and techniques. Use the code "leanhacker" to get 10% off. More info at leanstartupmachine.com

    April 3, 2012

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