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.
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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 - 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.
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.
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.
LoyaltyOne is a global leader in the design and implementation of coalition loyalty programs, customer analytics and loyalty services for Fortune 1000 clients around the world. LoyaltyOne has over 20 years history leveraging data-driven insights to develop and operate some of the world's most effective loyalty programs and customer-centric solutions.
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!
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
StartUp HERE Toronto celebrates Toronto’s innovation community.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We're on the lookout for easy to access offices with space that can fit our audience (100+ people, standing-room only). Please email email@example.com if you’d like to host a Tech Social!
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.
Venture Out is Canada's first conference for LGBTQA+ students interested in careers in tech and entrepreneurship. March 27th at MaRS. Snag your ticket using discount code HACKERNEST. http://www.ventureout.ca/
The Digital Finance Institute is holding Canada's first National AI Conference, AI Toronto, on March 29, 2017 in Toronto. The Conference will cover, among other topics, Artificial Intelligence, Innovation, Blockchain, Machine Learning, Automatic Payments, Deep Learning, Self-driving cars and Financial Inclusion. Conference tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite.
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!
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