Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
If you’re building websites and hosting the back-end of apps in the cloud, take advantage of Microsoft Azure’s built-in flexibility to develop solutions with many popular languages and development platforms: .NET, Node.js, Java,PHP, Python, Ruby. With support for Virtual Machines (Linux & Windows), Mobile App Back-Ends (iOS, Android, HTML5, Windows Store, Windows Phone), and Web Sites, Microsoft Azure offers cloud services for all developers to take advantage of.
If it exists in tech, it exists at RBC. As Canada’s largest bank, our purpose is to help clients thrive and communities prosper. From artificial intelligence to APIs to cloud, our diverse tech experts apply imagination and insights to cutting-edge technology to create products, services and solutions that improve human experiences.
DigitalOcean is the cloud of choice for developers around the world to create modern applications. With a community of more than 3.5 million developers and a global network of data centers, we focus on open source and simplicity to allow developers and their teams to spend more time on innovation instead of managing complex infrastructure. For more information, visit our website or follow @digitalocean on Twitter.
imgix is the leading provider of on-demand image processing for websites and mobile apps. imgix’s API gives developers the power to perform image transformations at scale – from simple crops and compression down to complex things like changing color profiles and adding watermarks – in real time before an image is served. This means images load faster and look better on every screen while saving bandwidth and storage space.
imgix is venture backed, with about $10 million in investment, and was launched through the famed Y Combinator accelerator program. Its customers include: Unsplash, Kickstarter, Spotify, StockX, Shinola, Bonnier, OneFootball, Coursera, Nikkei, and many others.
Jam3 is one of the world’s top digital production and design agencies. We specialize in creating highly advanced, experiential works in both the advertising and entertainment industries. We’re a culture of dreamers and doers who prove that the two aren’t mutually exclusive. We’re known for challenging the way digital stories are told. Our work often incorporates everything from live action, animation and sound design to coded particle systems and complex 3D engines. If it is possible, Jam3 can do it.
At Mozilla, we’re a global community of technologists, thinkers and builders working together so people worldwide can be informed contributors and creators of the Web. Our mission is to ensure the Internet is a global public resource, open and accessible to all, where individuals can shape their own experience and are empowered, safe and independent.
REDspace is a software company building the future of television, entertainment, and learning. The company of over 200 creates custom, scalable cross-platforms experiences to empower digital transformations for international leaders including Viacom, Turner, and IBM. They work with the most amazing clients in the world on projects that are seen by millions of users each day.
Restaurant Brands International owns three of the world’s most iconic restaurant brands – Tim Hortons, Burger King, and Popeyes. We are based in Miami and Toronto, and are working on a new React and Node stack to help tens of millions of users order food. Come meet us and preview our new apps!
Squarespace empowers millions of dreamers, makers, and doers by providing them with the tools they need to bring their creative ideas to life. On Squarespace’s dynamic all-in-one platform, customers can claim a domain, build a website, sell online, and market a brand. Our suite of products combines cutting-edge design and world-class engineering, making it easier than ever to establish and own your online presence. Founded in 2003, Squarespace’s team of more than 1200 is headquartered in downtown NYC, with offices in Dublin and Portland.
With stores in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Mississauga and Ottawa, Vistek has served as Canada’s top camera and photo-equipment retailer for more than 40 years. Meeting the needs of both the professional and consumer markets, Vistek offers a wide selection of the best and latest products, along with expert advice from knowledgeable staff and industry insiders. It remains the first-choice one-stop shop for photo, video and digital-imaging gear among professionals and hobbyists alike.
Millions of developers around the world have used Twilio to unlock the magic of communications to improve any human experience. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, video, and email by virtualizing the world’s communications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use, yet robust enough to power the world’s most demanding applications.
From its inception in 1998, (mt) Media Temple has been on a mission to help people and businesses succeed online. Over 125,000 customers in 100 countries now rely on Media Temple’s simple tools for domain registration, web hosting, business applications, virtual servers, and other cloud services to power more than 1.5 million websites.
Sticker Mule is the fastest and easiest way to buy custom printed products. Thousands of people in the world trust us to make kick-ass stickers, labels, magnets, badges & more. Order in seconds and get free online proofs, free shipping, and super fast turnaround.
Digital Agency Network (DAN) focuses on collaboration, knowledge-sharing, business support and exploration.
DAN is a global network of carefully selected, highly talented, independently operated marketing & advertising agencies with digital DNA. DAN’s mission is to support member agencies’ businesses and enhance the intelligence, expertise, reach and effectiveness of the members through knowledge sharing and collaboration.
Today, there are more than 2,500 DAN member agencies operating in 76 cities worldwide. All member agencies are amongst the market leaders in their respective countries in terms of creativity, with an impressive portfolio of campaigns and awards.
Achievers mission is to change the way the world works. Our Employee Success Platform is specifically designed to drive higher levels of employee engagement. It aligns everyone with business objectives and company values by recognizing shared victories every day. Our platform makes success a way of life. Achievers employees are passionate about disruptive technology, welcome constant change, and understand the value of employee success in the workplace. We enjoy coming to work every day because we believe in our product and L.O.V.E our culture. Achievers is more than just a software company; we are industry leaders in the HR space.
Aquent DEV6 specializes in the design and development of leading edge UX on mobile and web apps. We also provide best-practices development-related consulting and we provide Full Stack development component training to developers. The custom applications Aquent DEV6 develops tackle business problems which are enterprise-wide in scope, utilize the web, and are distributed both inside and outside of the organization. They typically involve Full Stack development, they are transactional, and above all, they are complex.
Manning is an independent publisher of computer books for software developers, engineers, architects, system administrators, managers and all who are professionally involved with the computer business. The books we publish cover a huge range of topics that the modern developer needs; from languages and frameworks, to best practices for team leaders.
Pearson Technology Group is the most respected publisher of technology books for all levels of knowledge and experience from imprints including Peachpit Press, Que, Sams and Adobe Press. At their booth, Pearson is partnered with Swipe Design, an independent bookstore that brings together the finest collection of architecture, design and advertising books from around the world. Show Special: 30% off all titles.
1,000+ tech events in 60+ cities connecting 85,000+ members.
We nurture truly supportive tech communities because nerds build better together. Our Tech Socials are notoriously down-to-earth tech gatherings are a down-to-earth, friendly, and fun way to connect with the actual, in-person tech community. Show up, grab a drink, chat up nerds, hear from quality people. Easy. Mostly tech folk, but all nice people welcome: toronto.hackernest.com