Meet DigitalOcean's Hatch Team in Lisbon!

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Lunch & Learn @ Le Wagon (Lisboa)|Startup Team Sessions @ Beta-i| Office Hours @ the Altice Arena



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Join DigitalOcean's Hatch Startup Team in Lisbon for a series of insightful talks and 1:1 discussions designed to help tech-enabled entrepreneurs and businesses launch, grow, and scale. Hear from the DigitalOcean co-founders, CTO, and product managers. We have daily events and sessions that we want you to RSVP for and come and meet great folks to learn from, walk away with some knowledge and some Sammy the Shark swag :)

  • Discover the latest best practices in managing & scaling cloud applications

  • Learn effective go-to-market strategies to launch your startup

  • Meet fellow developers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists in the tech sphere

See you soon!

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Lunch & Learn: Monday, November 4

11:45-14:30: Lunch & Learn @ Hatch Partner hosts, Le Wagon

Grab your lunch and learn some of the basics to scale your startup and its infrastructure. Hear from DigitalOcean's Sr. Developer Advocate, Frédéric Harper as he shares insights on what has worked on the platform and how you can apply some of the takeaways for your business.

11:45 - Doors Open, grab lunch

11:55 - Welcome Shannon Graybill (Community Director, Lisboa)

12:00 - Lunch & Learn by Fred, Sr. Dev Advocate, DigitalOcean

13:00-14:30- 1:1 Office Hours onsite with Fred, Sr. Developer Advocate. [Book now]

Startup Team Sessions @ Beta-i: Tuesday, November 5

18:00 - Doors Open & Networking & Grab some food/drinks

18:30- Welcome!

18:45- Kubernetes with Sr. Product Manager, Phil Dougherty

  • Phil will provide an overview of DOKS. He’ll walk you through setting up a Kubernetes cluster and using the different features available on DigitalOcean's platform.

19:00- Kubernetes Q&A

19:10- DBaaS Overview with Sr. Product Manager, André Bearfield

  • André will demonstrate how to create fully managed, and scalable database clusters without the administrative overhead.

19:25 - DBaaS Q&A

19:35 - Startup 101 Session with CTO, Barry Cooks

  • Barry Cooks will outline key lessons in scaling the company's architecture to support the infrastructure needs from customer 1 to 1 million.

20:00 - Barry Cooks Q&A


20:20 - Fireside chat with DigitalOcean Co-founders, Ben & Moisey Uretsky

Moderated by Hugo Augusto, Managing Director of Techstars Lisbon, the founding brothers will discuss their humble beginnings as well as the rising momentum that became DigitalOcean.

20:40 - Ben & Moisey Q&A

20:50 - Closing/ Flash Networking

21:00 - Goodnight

About Hatch

Hatch is DigitalOcean's global startup program that helps you grow your business. Spend less time worrying about cloud infrastructure and more time building great things.

Explore and follow the community on Twitter via #ItsHatchening.

About Le Wagon

Le Wagon is Europe's leading coding school for entrepreneurs and creative people. We are now present in 35 cities worldwide, with over 120 startups in operation, and have been rated the no#1 coding bootcamp worldwide on Course Report & Switchup! Our 9-week or 24-week, full-stack web development course equips aspiring entrepreneurs, product managers, designers, and junior developers with the technical skills they need to build great products and startups!

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