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SquareSpace & ZocDoc
We will meet at the SquareSpace office at 6:30pm. SquareSpace will provide drinks.
Then, we will walk a few blocks up Broadway and ZocDoc will provide dinner for us at their offices.
We will meet with the developers at both offices. They will tell us about the technology they are building, give us an overview of their development stack and share information on their team structure and culture. We will get an inside view of their offices and enjoy drinks, dinner and conversations.
SquareSpace is a fully hosted, completely managed environment for creating and maintaining a beautiful website, blog, or portfolio. They give you full control over your content and site customization. You can build a website or create a blog 10X faster on their comprehensive platform. SquareSpace is one of the few companies we'll be visiting on our tours that has already reached profitability. Check out their press coverage (http://www.squarespace.com/press/).
ZocDoc is a free service that allows patients to book doctors appointments online. They were named best place to work in NYC by Crain's New York. They go on semi-annual offsite hackathons (http://codedoc.zocdoc.com/what-is-a-hackathon-and-why-is-it-so-awesome/561) and play video games in the office. While in their offices, we might ask them to tell us more about why .Net? (http://codedoc.zocdoc.com/why-we-hire-net-programmers-and-all-other-kinds-of-programmers/294)
Note: Please be sure to arrive at the SquareSpace office no later than 7pm!