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HackerNest Vancouver November Tech Social
>>>> HackerNest Tech Socials ( 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 ( and Instagram (, like us on Facebook (, hi-5 us in person! The typical Tech Social agenda: Folks arrive, grab drinks, socialize >> quick announcements, thank sponsors >> back to chatting >> head home, exhilarated from great conversations! **** HackerNest Tech Socials are Entry by Donation - $10 to $20 is suggested, with $10 as a minimum. If a cash donation is too restrictive, no problem - just email your Tech Social Organizers to ask if there are any spots left to volunteer that night. **** NORTH AMERICA SPONSORS: AWS ( has the services to help you build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability, and reliability if you’re looking for compute power, database storage, content delivery or other functionality! SPONSORS: Please email [masked] to chat about ways to connect with the HackerNest community! VENUE: FreeSpace (Mangos Lounge, 1180 Howe St) About FreeSpace: Each day thousands of people seek out a comfortable spot where they can sit, plug in and get to work without feeling obligated to purchase something, or have to worry about whether or not they will get a spot to sit (or if the Wi-Fi they are using is secured). Yet some of the most beautiful spaces, in prime locations within the city, sit underutilized for significant portions of the day. And if that is the case within our own city. It must be the same elsewhere. That got us thinking. What if how we perceived the concept of space and how it is utilized could change? What if we could flip the switch on the traditional narrative, and create an environment of abundance rather than scarcity? This is how FreeSpace was born. Located nearby historic Yaletown and within steps of Granville Street, Mangos lounge provides a perfect getaway to get your daily tasks done. Discover all that Yaletown and the surrounding area has to offer. Want to show off your office? We're always looking for easily accessible locations with a big open space for people to stand (because we’re standing room only). Email [masked] for hosting opportunities! COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Email [masked] to promote these cool community events and get yours on our radar. About Us: HackerNest ( builds strong, supportive local tech communities around the world. We run unpretentious tech and innovation events that improve humanity and overall economic prosperity. Check out this video to see what Tech Socials are like: Want to volunteer at our HackerNest Tech Socials? Visit for more information and to apply!

FreeSpace @ Mangos Lounge

1180 Howe St · Vancouver, BC

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WHY ATTEND TECH SOCIALS? Simple. To meet new friends who love tech. Our Tech Socials ** are unpretentious & agenda-free ** bring developers, designers, and other technologists together ** help folks meet new pals, co-founders, funders, and even future employers **. Interested in volunteering at a Tech Social, joining the organizing team, or starting a new one in your city? See our other events ( around the world, then apply (!

WHO SPONSORS TECH SOCIALS? Companies seeking greater community engagement. -- Sponsors ** support the grassroots tech community ** showcase their products, services, and teams ** constantly meet and hire talented developers, designers, project managers, + more! **


HackerNest ( runs unpretentious tech and innovation events that advance technology, improve humanity, and contribute to greater overall economic prosperity. Our volunteer-run splinter cells (chapters), like our membership, grow and spread organically. As of February 2018, HackerNest will have run events in 70+ cities around the world. Check us out:

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TECH SOCIALS are exactly what they sound like; home to both seasoned and fledgling technologists alike. They are down-to-earth, agenda-free community events where talented, enthusiastic tech nerds gather to socialize, wax technological, and meet future co-founders, employees, funders, and friends.

Our HACKATHONS rally experts and technologists to put their skills towards socially-beneficial causes. We partner with the U.S. Department of State on Fishackathon which runs in dozens of cities worldwide; with Facebook and the UK/Canadian governments on DementiaHack - the world’s foremost hackathon dedicated to dementia and Alzheimer’s, and many others. We also provide CONSULTING SERVICES to governments and corporations that draw from our unique experiences in producing blockbuster internal and external innovation events.

HackerNest MEMBERS are diverse, highly skilled, and passionate about their industry. Developers, designers, engineers, business/marketing/sales-types, entrepreneurs, investors, and others regularly attend and participate in our universally-acclaimed events and communities.

SPONSORS power our movement. They include the likes of the Canadian, UK, and U.S. governments, Facebook, Amazon, Airbnb, Microsoft, RBC, and many other stellar brands. Interested? Please email

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