HackerNest Kitchener-Waterloo September Tech Social


HackerNest Tech Socials (http://hackernest.com/cities/) are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch), and brimming with Ultra Smart People.

Follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/hackernest) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/hackernest/), like us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/hackernest), hi-5 us in person.

The typical Tech Social schedule:
- 8:00pm: folks arrive, grab drinks, socialize
- 9:00pm: quick announcements, thank sponsors
- 9:10pm: back to chatting
- 11:00pm: head home, exhilarated from great conversations!


HackerNest Tech Socials are Entry by Donation - any amount appreciated, but $10 suggested. No amount is too little! If a cash donation is too restrictive, please join us anyway – just let us know at the door.



RBC (http://www.rbc.com/)

RBC is an active contributor to the Canadian innovation ecosystem, including working with organizations like TechToronto, the C100 and as a founding partner of NextAI, a global innovation program for artificial intelligence related ventures. RBC recently launched RBC Research, a team which supports RBC’s innovation strategy through fundamental scientific study and exploration in machine learning theory and applications with the goal of developing state-of-the-art financial technologies.

RBC has come onboard as a North American sponsor of Hackernest.

Sponsors (http://hackernest.com/sponsor_info/) make this growing movement possible, so we treasure and build deep, long-term relationships with the companies that endorse us. Please email [masked] for ways to connect with the HackerNest community!


Chalk (https://www.chalk.com/)

Chalk helps schools make strategic decisions, provide relevant feedback, and identify a student’s learning progression through its intuitive platform and Advanced Student Learning Model. Chalk intelligently connects curriculum, instructional, and assessment processes

Wanna show off your office? We're always looking for big open spaces with 100+ (standing room) capacity that are easily accessible: [masked]


ELEVATE TORONTO (http://elevatetoronto.com/)

Elevate Toronto is a 3 day tech festival that showcases the best of the Canadian innovation ecosystem and celebrates diversity and inclusion. Use HackerNest's discount code (http://hckrn.st/2wz6nmE) to save 20% on tickets!

About Us:

HackerNest (http://hackernest.com/) is an international nonprofit uniting local tech communities (http://hackernest.com/cities/) through unpretentious Tech Socials (http://hackernest.com/cities/), hackathons (http://hackernest.com/hackathons/), Tech Expos and Job Fairs (http://hackernest.com/expo/). Our relaxed, down-to-earth events attract a diverse and highly technical membership. Strict 'no-scuzzbag' policy (http://hackernest.com/faqs/for-attendees/).