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Techcrunch Disrupt Fun, SVASE Academy Startup Advantage training and more! -Our new sponsor is now hiring!

From: Jeanine J.
Sent on: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 12:32 AM

Hello Rubyists!


What a fabulous day at TechCrunch Disrupt today! Many startups presenting, connecting with VCs and startups helping one another. It is truly inspiring to see many startups go from an idea to a working product!


I would love to see fellow Rubyists reach that goal. Please - if you need any advice, connections, etc, would love to help!  (Email me! [address removed])


Information on our new sponsor:, an amazing startup that was in stealth mode last year - they sponsored one of our events - They have done extremely well and now have an amazing location in Redwood City! They are looking for Rubyists. I highly recommend you check out their job listings. For our next meetup, you will have the opportunity to meet the team. Our meetup will be in the beginning of October.


SVASE Academy Startup Advantage training

SVASE (Silicon Valley Association for Startup Entrepreneurs) is having a 1 evening per week "boot camp" for aspiring entrepreneurs. 

Definitely check them out - Guest Mentors for this program include: David Hornik, Partner at August Capital; Sean Aggarwal, CFO PayPal, member Sand Hill Angels; Steve Blank, serial entrepreneur, author, lecturer; Bill Reichert, Garage Technology Ventures; Jim Connor, entrepreneur, angel investor; Manish Chandra, co-founder Kaboodle; Alamgir Mand, co-founder Taggstr; Trevor Cornwell, founder appbackr; Ron Schneiderman, co-founder Liftopia; Kevin Lee & Seth Combs, co-Founders, SOL Republic, with more to come!

For the love of Ruby, Jeanine Swatton [address removed]


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  • JetBrains

    1 RubyMine license to be raffled per month.

  • InformIT

    Up to 35% off every purchase on, Code USERGROUP

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