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PyCon Startup Row Pitch Event at Avvo

  • 6 days ago · 5:00 PM

At 5pm before the pitch event, Avvo hosting JOB FAIR. CBRE, Stripe, and Unearth joining job fair. BYOR will help attendees with instant resume feedback using its ML product. Rest of the evening from 6:00pm onwards will be an evening of Python and Startups.

After job fair it'll be an evening of networking, food and beverages. Avvo is generously providing the food and beverages. 

5:00 pm Job Fair
6:00 pm Pitch Event opens with networking, food, beverages
6:30 pm Ben Reilly talk on engineers and starting-up
7:00 pm Break
7:30 pm Pitches Start
8:30 pm Conclusion -- Move to Pine Box

I asked ReUP CTO Ben Reilly to join us with a talk. Ben will talk about engineers and starting-up. 

Ben is CTO of ReUP. ReUP is a B2B marketplace for i502 producer/processors and retailers that simplifies the supply chain -- lowering costs and managing multi-supplier, multi-product transactions all on a single platform.

Prior to ReUP, Ben was Lead Software Developer at ClipCard. 

ReUP presented on Startup Row at PyCon in 2016. 

For Seattle, we're fielding six women founders for all of our pitches. 

We'll give founders 5 minutes to pitch to the audience and another five minutes of Q&A. The winning team will be awarded two conference badges and a free booth in Startup Row at PyCon 2016 in May. (More information about Startup Row at PyCon can be found here.)

For job seekers, BYOR is the fastest and easiest (also free) way to improve your resume before you submit it for job openings.

For employers, BYOR is the most efficient, affordable way to hire the best talent in tech. Candidates have been screened through a combination of proprietary algorithms and undergo extensive in-house technical screening by a team made up of top engineering professionals. 

Founder Aerin Kim

Give InKind 
Give InKind is changing the way people give support during times of crisis or need. We are the first and only platform to provide the tools, resources and guidance that enable our users to help support a loved one when it’s needed most. Give InKind's custom care calendar, curated affiliate e-commerce and expert articles allow anyone to lend a hand, from anywhere.

Founder Laura Malcolm

Interstix is a social platform that connects consumers and financial advisors. Consumers can search ranked financial profiles, ask questions in a free Q&A forum, and subscribe to advisors on private hubs. Advisers can see how they rank, find potential clients, and share educational content with their subscriber (original and curated). Interstix helps advisors grow their practice with extensive analytics on their hubs as well as cloud based marketing tools and services.

Founder Ruth Stern

Unearth is an early stage, Seattle startup focused on revolutionizing the construction industry using drones, remote sensing, IoT and computer vision.

Founder Amy Hutchins

Venture Kits
We turn kids into entrepreneurs. Kids have a natural entrepreneurial instinct. Venture Kits are the first and only activity kits designed to foster entrepreneurship via hands-on play.

​With each kit, kids will exercise their grit, creativity and problem solving, communication and people skills - all while having FUN. Venture Kits' unique gamified step by step guide - our Venture Plan - will give them the confidence and know-how to succeed.

Founder Leslie Fenzaig

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  • Jesse R.

    Is there a wait list or anything for this event? A previous engagement was cancelled so I can now attend if there is any space!

    6 days ago

    • Maria M.

      I'm not going to make it after all, so just tell them you're me.

      6 days ago

  • Bhavani

    Hello Everyone... Quick Q, can we even have this Meetup setup some time in Bothell ? Would be very much helpful as we've many aspiring engineers and starters willing to attend this Meetup and cannot make it just because of the distance and travel ....

    February 21

    • Don S.

      What kind of Meetup you thinking of for Bothell? I don't have any reach in Bothell Bhavani. All of our hosts and sponsors are located centrally in Seattle. Speakers are generally located close to Downtown Seattle.

      In the past I've attempted to put on a talk format event in Bellevue with OfferUp. But the bulk of our membership had a hard time reaching it. We actually doubled-up, thanks to our speaker K Lars Lohn agreeing to speak in Bellevue and Seattle on back to back nights. Karen and Vik run a Programming Night in Bellevue. Can you make it to Downtown Bellevue?

      February 21

  • Bill

    AI NEXT Tech Conference in Seattle, Mar. 18
    you are invited to join at the AI NEXT Tech Conference in Seattle. We will bring industry leaders, influential technologists, data scientists, engineers from Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Uber and UW together to gain inside and discover the potential of AI, and share experiences on applying AI to real projects and services.
    The conference features 3 keynote speeches in the morning and 5 tracks in the afternoon (computer vision, speech recognition & NLP, Data & AI, Deep learning framework). we expect 500+ audiences, who are tech engineers, data scientists, researchers, and students. we also feature an AI/Data Science tech job fair in the conference.

    the website:

    February 20

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