When you go online to shop at a store, you often don’t think about the technology making it all happen. I mean, how do you build the next eBay? There are startups working to make your online shopping experience easier, faster more secure. This weekend welcomed the first eCommerce Hack Day organized by Dwolla and Etsy in New York City and brought together … Read more ›
I’m leaving behind the humble hills of Boulder this Wednesday, and heading to the BIG Apple for Internet Week!
While I’ll be enjoying many of the festivities involved in this enormous gathering of technophiles, I’m most excited about SendGrid’s third API Hackday, which we are hosting on Thursday, along with Aviary and SimpleGeo.
We’ve sponsored and organized two API Hackdays over the last several months, having covered SF and Chicago so far. Given the success of the first two events, our inaugural NYC showing is sure to be awesome! If you’d like to learn more about API Hackday and the companies involved, check out our home page. Also, see our event on the official Internet Week website and/or sign up here today!
I’m in New York this week for the NCWIT’s annual summit. Established in 2004, the National Center for Women & Information Technology is a coalition of over 250 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase the participation of girls and women in computing and IT. I’m proud to report that SendGrid is now a partner in this coalition as a sponsor of NCWIT’s Entrepreneurial Alliance, and I’m delighted for the opportunity to represent our company at the 2011 summit.
You have likely been involved in discussions around the general topic of women in IT in recent memory, but you might still be asking yourself, “Why does this effort matter so much, and why now? How and why has SendGrid partnered with NCWIT?”
We’ve been kind of silent lately – since SXSW, we’ve been hiring new team members, planning and building new features, and ramping up for a spring season full of awesomeness.
Now, the wait is over, and we’re looking forward to re-engaging on the blog and in a city near you!