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HackerNest Toronto June Tech Social

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Monday, June 26, 2017 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)

HackerNest Toronto June Tech Social

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Cash Donation at Door 1d 4h 12m Free CA$0.00
Online Donation (show your ticket at the door!) 1d 4h 12m CA$10.00 CA$1.15

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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!  

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

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NORTH AMERICAN SPONSOR:

RBC

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. 

HackerNest is proud to have RBC as a North American sponsor! 

GOLD SPONSORS:

Flipp

Flipp Corporation is a Toronto-born technology company that is reinventing the weekly shopping experience - our mobile app, Flipp, was named the #1 retail flyer app in Canada. Flipp’s culture is an integral part of what has driven the company’s success and we abide by key principles that promote a high-trust environment. We are recipients of the Best Workplaces Award, and, as part of this, were awarded the special Camaraderie award. The survey results showed that 100% of employees voted that Flipp is a fun and friendly place to work where people care about each other. Learn more about our team culture here: https://corp.flipp.com/culture


OVH


Specializing in cloud and internet infrastructure, OVH offers innovative Web, Dedicated and Cloud products and services. Since 1999, OVH has partnered with hundreds of thousands of professionals worldwide, offering server manufacturing and in-house maintenance of their infrastructure. OVH ensures stable and reliable product and service offerings across all brands, while providing the best price quality ratio. Learn more at ovh.com and on Twitter.  

 

StartUp HERE Toronto 

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StartUp HERE Toronto celebrates Toronto’s innovation community. 


SILVER SPONSOR:

Lighthouse Labs

Lighthouse Labs will take you from coding hobbyist to professional developer, and be the launchpad for your career.  With the support of a brilliant team of instructors and mentors who view coding as the ultimate craft, you’ll join the ranks of over 500 developers in the Lighthouse Labs community. Winter cohorts are filling up, apply now!

Sponsors make this growing movement possible, so we treasure and build deep, long-term relationships with the companies that endorse us. We're always looking for new friends! Please email sponsor@hackernest.com.

 

BEER SUPPLIER:

Beau's

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"At Beau’s we have names, not titles. We brew using equal parts art and science. And we always have time for our friends."  

Beau’s All Natural brews interesting, tasty beers using the best ingredients & local spring water. They take pride in creating unique, wonderful and certified organic craft beer, conceived with honest consideration for the environment and our local communities, and delivered with a true sense of friendly relationship. They are an award-winning, Canadian, family-run, organic, and independent brewery. 

VENUE:

GroupBy Inc

GroupBy transforms the way retailers interact with their consumers online through data-driven commerce, media, and knowledge management software solutions. GroupBy’s solutions provide industry-leading features for site search, navigation, merchandising, search engine optimization (SEO) and search as you type (SAYT). Founded in 2013, GroupBy is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has offices around the world.

For more information, please visit www.groupbyinc.com and www.edgecase.io

We're on the lookout for easy to access offices with space that can fit our audience (100+ people, standing-room only). Please email info@hackernest.com if you’d like to host a Tech Social!

 

COMMUNITY PARTNERS:

Clausehound

Are you thinking about starting a business? Our partner organization, Clausehound.com, has shared a blog post that outlines the legal steps entrepreneurs should take when starting a venture. It is an important read for any startup that wants to start their business off on the right foot.

 

Code for Canada

Code for Canada is seeking talented tech professionals to build the next generation of public services in Canada. The paid, 10-month placement matches workers with government teams and begins in Toronto starting October 2017. Fellows must be eligible to work in Canada and are paid a pro-rated $75,000 salary.

To apply, visit codefor.ca/apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until June 20, 2017. 

Brinc Accelerator Program

Applications for Brinc.io’s global IoT Accelerator are now open for their Fall 2017 program. The program is digital-first, allowing founders to stay in market with their target users while getting access to online educational content around best business practices, brand building, 
cash flow planning and technical product work. Learn more here

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS: 

VRTO

 

Are you interested in fast-tracking into the Virtual & Augmented Reality industries, leveling up your existing offering, or turning a corner into new ideas, networks and opportunities? Check out VRTO at Toronto’s Rogers Communications Center - June 24th-26th. Use promotional code VRTOhack2017 at checkout for 30% off all regular ticket types (or bonus discount during Early Bird pricing)!

BrainTech Robotics

STEMTASTIC Challenge 2017 is a summer program for girls ages 11-17. It is a series of 15 day classes which will educate, groom and train 200 girls in the months of July and August. The girls will learn to conceptualize, plan, solution, assemble and code drones and robots in time for a grand exhibition in September. Discount code for junior HackerNesters: HKRT0717Register today! 


About Us: 

HackerNest is an international nonprofit uniting local tech communities through unpretentious Tech Socials and hackathons. We cram lots of smart, accomplished people into a room and get them talking to one another. Our relaxed, down-to-earth events attract a diverse and highly technical membership. Strict 'no-scuzzbag' policy.

 

Want to volunteer at our HackerNest Tech Socials? Visit http://hackernest.com/volunteer/ for more information and to apply! 

Have questions about HackerNest Toronto June Tech Social? Contact HackerNest

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Suite 210
2 Berkeley St
Toronto, ON
Canada

Monday, June 26, 2017 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)


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HackerNest

HackerNest is a nonprofit organization and movement that builds local tech communities around the world. Our mission is economic development through technological proliferation: we want to get more people into tech so they can afford to be healthier and happier. We produce down-to-earth Tech Social events and epic, universally acclaimed, socially beneficial hackathons that show the world what good can come from the tech community. More info hackernest.com.

 

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