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  • Hackers and Founders

     Hacker's and founder's will allway's shine light in all area's of expertized fashion.It's a given fact so all eye's on the prize. 

    frederick eugene c. on May 29, 2015.

  • Hackers and Founders

     It was great to meet everyone. I forgot to mention that we are talking about doing a "Women in Tech" night one day in the next couple months in our VR application. I'll pass along the information when we have details 

    Mary on Apr 28, 2015.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Awesome of course! 

    Mark P. on Apr 24, 2015.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Enjoying it so far! 

    David Y. on Feb 27, 2015.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great and looking forward to the next one! 

    colleen t. on Jan 25, 2015.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Always good people and good conversation 

    Adam D. on Jan 9, 2015.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Looked good to me. 

    Dustin M. on Nov 6, 2014.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Would like to learn more, much more or see something in action. 

    Gloria S on Oct 31, 2014.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great for exchanging ideas and networking! 

    Dimitri V. on Oct 22, 2014.

  • Hackers and Founders

     great 

    Helen on Oct 22, 2014.

  • Hackers and Founders

     I enjoyed meeting everybody there 

    Sylvie C. on Jul 15, 2014.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great! 

    Lance M. on Jun 18, 2014.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great job. Please keep it up. 

    Michael D. on Feb 21, 2014.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Good 

    O.O. on Dec 2, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     still smoking! 

    Allen B. on Nov 11, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     So far it has been very helpful in my quest to network. 

    Gil B. on Oct 14, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     well organized and good people to hangout with 

    Akshat on Oct 11, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Awesome! 

    Hari on Oct 10, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great! 

    Rod V. on Oct 10, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     This was my first H&F. Loved it! 

    Noah on Oct 10, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Providing excellent opportunities to bay area entrepreneurs for meet, greet and exchange.. 

    Hitesh S. on Oct 9, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great! 

    Rizwan R. on Oct 8, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Jonathan is great. This is my first H/F activity and I enjoyed it, looking forward to participating in more! 

    naomi m. on Sep 25, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Enjoyed meeting smart, helpful people... Good conversations. 

    Judith F. on Sep 14, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great venue for responsible entrepreneurs 

    John B. on Jul 31, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Awesome awesome awesomeness 

    Torrance C. on Jun 6, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Good to see you 

    Sunil V. on Jun 4, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great 

    Preetha R. on Jun 3, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Good people, and lots of tips and information. A really good resource to build your network. 

    Rakesh K. on Jun 2, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great people! 

    Christopher O. on May 27, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Awesome! A great place to meet a wide variety of folks, looking for a wide variety of things. The fact that it is a successful start-up launch pad is just bonus. I have a great and productive time at every one of their events. 

    Ellenor on Apr 25, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Always da best, passionate people, nothing better. 

    Evin O. on Apr 10, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Awesome!! 

    Gina L. on Mar 14, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Dynamic group of professionals w/ wide range/variety of backgrounds, experiences, talents. Jonathan Nelson = helpful, friendly & conversive. The group is very welcoming, at least in my case. Thanks for making this non-hacker not feel out of place. 

    John Spitters / F. on Feb 23, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Well worth the time, and I appreciate the work of the organizers. Jonathan's passion for these Hackers and Founders is inspirational. Great to highlight the great stuff happening in the south bay! 

    kurt a. on Feb 7, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     very cool 

    Shadiah on Jan 30, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     This was my first event and it left me with a very good impression of the organizers and the members so I hope to be able to attend more soon in my area! Thanks, H/F! 

    Haydn on Jan 29, 2013.

  • Hackers and Founders

     The best. 

    John L. on Dec 8, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Solid as always. 

    Matthew M. on Nov 14, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Solid group of folks, they remained a quiet presence at the meetup and allowed everyone to mingle. Enjoyed meeting Jonathan and Darius and look forward to future collaborations with these folks. 

    Michael M. on Nov 9, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     I like H&F because there are a lot more H&F than other meet ups that I have been to which are full of business/marketing people. Nothing wrong with them, but sometimes it is good to meet with some others. 

    Catherine on Nov 8, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great first experience. 

    Everett M. on Nov 8, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Group was great to talk to as always! 

    Dave G. on Nov 8, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great! 

    Joe M. on Nov 7, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Hackers and Founders is a great community, and I am looking forward to working with business in the community as a trusted infrastructure service provider. 

    nick p. on Nov 1, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Good. 

    Eric K. on Oct 31, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Seem good so far 

    Kiran on Oct 31, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Fine 

    Tom S. on Oct 31, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great group! One out of four times I find what I'm looking for! 

    Vincenzo on Oct 31, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     a useful, low-key way to meet other folks interested in the technical and other challenges of starting a company. 

    Wayne W. on Oct 18, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Awesome 

    Soubhik on Oct 18, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     H/F is creating an atmosphere that ideally supports founders. If you are new to Silicon Valley or new to being a founder, or both H/F is an invaluable resource. Jonathan, Laura, and Peter have done and incredible job at creating the network and supportive environment necessary for startups to thrive. 

    Bruce T. on Oct 17, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Useful, smart, well organised. 

    Maria on Oct 17, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Very engaging, and doing a great job! 

    Isaul on Oct 3, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Loving it. 

    Nathan N. on Sep 30, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Excellent as always. 

    Leonid S. K. on Sep 30, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Simply amazing. I found a home... 

    Giacomo B. on Sep 30, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Fantastic 

    Randy S. on Sep 30, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     First one was a good experience. 

    Danny K. on Sep 26, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great networking with dynamic people. 

    Charlie H. on Sep 25, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     This is a 5 star organization and i highly recommend you join if you are any type of entrepreneur! 

    Jose De D. on Sep 12, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Cool young guns 

    JANE on Aug 2, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     It was the perfect setting to meet other awesome creators and visionaries. Its for more than simply exchanging business cards. Hackers and Founders help each other out and love to share ideas. 

    Sam F. on Jul 15, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Hackers and Founders is the only meetup group I recommend to actual entrepreneurs. Great great group. 

    Garrett D. on Apr 25, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Amazing. 

    PLUR on Apr 13, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     You guys rock! 

    Srihari on Apr 6, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     awesome! 

    Marielle S. on Mar 22, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great place to network if you are in the tech business. 

    FeliciaB on Mar 22, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Was the first meet up attended, great so far! 

    Zach S. on Mar 22, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Awesome! 

    Florian on Feb 10, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     good people 

    Mark on Feb 10, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     It's a great idea and in my experience generally well executed. You're filling a real need. Thanks!!! 

    Ben A. on Feb 10, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Excellent! Delighted to be a part and include product people who collaborate with hackers and founders to iterate for product/market fit. 

    Cindy F S. on Jan 18, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great group of folks, super excited to see all of you be more pumped for change! 

    Naureen on Jan 18, 2012.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Terrific 

    Gregory Y. on Dec 15, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Hackers and Founders rocks. 

    Michael M. on Dec 1, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Johnathon rocks :-) 

    Esfandiar on Dec 1, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     THE BEST! 

    Harold W. on Dec 1, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Excellent 

    Raj R. on Oct 7, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     great 

    Chris H. L. on Oct 7, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great, friendly group of people with lots of entrepreneurial spirit. I look forward to the next one. 

    Mike on Oct 2, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     It was a good mix between hackers and founders as well as people generally interested in startups. Everyone I met was really helpful and gave me good feedback about my startup idea. 

    Joseph D. on Sep 30, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great group! I'm definitely going to recommend it and will want to return. (This was my first.) 

    Kimmen S. on Sep 30, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     This is an amazing group. 

    Joel S. on Aug 26, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Just one meeting, but so far so good 

    Kinji Y. on Aug 26, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     cool 

    Kevin R. on Aug 26, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Laura and Jonathan Nelson will go a long way with their focus on helping startups, people and figuring out how to scale technology businesses 

    Antonio H. on Aug 25, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Its a great opportunity to find others that can either complement, contribute, or provide constructive advice toward building a an early-stage tech business. 

    John B. on Aug 12, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     It's like speed dating for hackers, and founders. I like it. 

    Andreas K. on Aug 12, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     i would definitely go again and recommend to others 

    yamadafawka on Jun 24, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     We need more! 

    Taariq L. on Jun 24, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     See above. 

    Jacob E. on Jun 3, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Very worthwhile group to be part of. 

    Hooman M. on May 13, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     great! 

    Dirk de K. on May 6, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     High quality participants makes all the difference! 

    Peter M. on Apr 8, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Good group - will be coming to more H&F events! 

    David HM S. on Apr 8, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     It's a good group, just needs more hackers :) 

    Rohit N. on Mar 24, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great organization with a thoughtful leader. Hackers and Founders has a bright future. 

    Bhavin Nicholas S. on Mar 24, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     love it -- will be attending again 

    ian e. on Mar 24, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Fantastic. I enjoyed meeting the great people and having great conversations. I ran into some people I have met before which solidifies the relationships and makes it easier to discuss more possible working topics. The only thing I would recommend is to have a better way to meet more people or know which person you need to talk to. When I got done talking to the people I was talking to, I looked around and my God, the place was packed. I just did not know who else to talk to. So how do we know which person you want to talk to so you get the right contacts out of this meeting? I don't have a suggestion, just asking the question. Otherwise, I loved it and will come back again. 

    Rick on Mar 10, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great meetup. I think holding it at for-pay venues where people can buy their own food and drinks is fine, by the way... especially if there is a happy hour. Most people can buy a $3 beer. Suggestion- how about inviting some of the companies that come around recruiting, to buy a round of (whatever) in exchange for 5 minutes to address everyone toward the peak attendance period of the event (7-8pm) ? I wouldn't mind that. Not sure if it's in 'the spirit' of a Meetup, but i think it fairly well serves the needs of many who are present. 

    Jim Y. on Jan 28, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Amazing group of people, looking forward to attending future events when im in town 

    Punit S. on Jan 27, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great group of people! 

    Pascal Levy G. on Jan 27, 2011.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Friendly bunch! 

    Amin A. on Dec 9, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     It's a chance to talk with other like-minded folk. Come prepared with a project your working on, and expect a lot of quality feedback -- but make sure to listen to other people's projects too! 

    Adam D. on Nov 5, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great idea to meet like minded people. 

    MUKUL A. on Oct 22, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     A great group - very welcoming and not at all pretentious. Well worth getting involved with, even if you're just visiting the Bay Area. 

    Geoff M. on Sep 24, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     good idea, good bunch, good networking 

    rob n on Sep 16, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     first time, seems like a great friendly bunch with similar interests 

    Ramesh P. on Sep 16, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Need to explore other events with this meetup to make a fair comment. So far so good. 

    Sumit on Sep 16, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great group of people and will definitely be going back to the next event. 

    Noman A. on Aug 29, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     is a good place to meet people and make friends 

    gabriel on Aug 27, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     My first meeting, qualitee. They set it up and made it happen. I had a conversation with Jonathan (sharp and friendly) and he quickly introduced me to an entrepreneurial link. Very pleased with the turn-out, the gents I met, and and and. : ) 

    David K. on Aug 27, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     everyone seemed friendly 

    Daniel K. on Aug 12, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     This is a necessary meetup for spurring entrepreneurship.... A great team is necessary for startup success... the quality of entrepreneurs in this group is a super way to create great teams! 

    Vijay H. on Jul 30, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     One of the best groups to which I'm privileged to belong. And Jon is amazing at leading it. 

    & on Jul 30, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Here's a group with a mission beyond just socializing... I can see some connections happening. 

    Martha B. on Jul 2, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     First time. Ask me later. So far, don't change anything. 

    James T. on Jul 2, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     good group.. would be interesting to see if the group could agree to build an actual company, instead of simply talking. the talent is there, and could really generate excitement. peace 

    bruce on Jun 16, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     If you like intelligent insightful visionary conversations with great bunch of people AND loud music .. this is it!! 

    Robert Q. on Jun 2, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Lot's of nice people and very interesting conversations about technology and business ideas (not necessarily in that order). 

    davek on Apr 30, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Good, intelligent folks all very passionate about starting new companies. It was very inspiring to hear everyone's pitch and it was fun time to hang out with others in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment. 

    Casey K. on Apr 10, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Wide range of interests, low-key group, no agenda other than sharing common interests. 

    Brian M. on Mar 12, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Meet other like minded people and talk about anything startup or technology related. Ideas can be discussed and evaluated, who knows, you might find a co-founder here if that's what you are after. 

    W. Michael H. on Feb 25, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Excellent way to meet hacker founders 

    Fred G. on Feb 25, 2010.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Hackers are intelligent, know what's going on in the world and are busy working on cool business concepts. 

    AnneMarie on Dec 17, 2009.

  • Hackers and Founders

     The experience was a very refreshing change from the Venture Capital-obssessed events that are the usual fare at Silicon Valley do's about founding things. 

    Sabahat A. on Sep 24, 2009.

  • Hackers and Founders

     It's a cool place to meet link-minded entrepreneurs. 

    Yang C. on Sep 8, 2009.

  • Hackers and Founders

     place to be to meet smart people, learn about their interests, pique the curiosity, get advice 

    Irene G. on Jul 30, 2009.

  • Hackers and Founders

     To meet like-minded Hackers and Founders and share stories, experience and advice. 

    Valentin on Jul 15, 2009.

  • Hackers and Founders

     If you are anywhere close to the startup action on this part of the world, this is a great opportunity to network with like minded people. Wealth of information, both technical and business related. 

    Satyajit S. on Mar 4, 2009.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great event to meet great people. 

    Kevin W. on Oct 17, 2008.

  • Hackers and Founders

     I'll tell you why NOT to join. If you DON'T like meeting smart, interesting people, sharing cool ideas, or networking, then you should NOT join this Meetup group. 

    Adam B. on Oct 16, 2008.

  • Hackers and Founders

     Great meetup to meet other high-tech start-up folks 

    Bill H. on Oct 1, 2008.

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