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Fastly helps the world’s most popular digital businesses keep pace with their customer expectations by delivering fast, secure, and scalable online experiences. Businesses trust the Fastly edge cloud platform to accelerate the pace of technical innovation, mitigate evolving threats, and scale on demand. Founded in 2011, Fastly powers online destinations including Airbnb, GitHub, Alaska Airlines, Pinterest, Vimeo, The Guardian, The New York Times and Ticketmaster. Learn more at Fastly.com and follow us on Twitter @fastly.
Formed in 2008, Weedmaps is the largest technology company focused on servicing the legalized marijuana industry in the United States and internationally by providing backend services for dispensaries, doctors, and deliveries. Our platform gives over 4 million monthly visitors the ability to review and discuss these services while building a sense of community through forums and social networking. The marijuana industry is growing exponentially, and the legal and technological challenges it faces are immense. We see this as the perfect opportunity to create unique and innovative solutions that can transform the industry.
Heroku, a Salesforce company and industry pioneer in platform as a service (PaaS), enables developers to build and run applications entirely in the cloud, without the need to purchase or maintain any servers or software. Over 5 million apps, including ones from Macy’s, Product Hunt and Citrix run on Heroku. With support for the most popular languages such as Ruby and Node.js, a high-scale data services including Postgres and Redis, and an add-ons ecosystem featuring over 150 cloud application services, Heroku provides companies from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises with a faster and more effective way to create, deploy and manage apps.
Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by improving understanding of the past. Our platform makes it easy for thousands of customers to hire millions of people every year at the speed of the gig economy. Using Checkr’s advanced background check technology, companies of all sizes can better understand the dynamics of the changing workforce, bring transparency and fairness to their hiring, and ultimately build a better future for workers. For more information please visit: www.checkr.com.
LiveRamp provides the identity resolution services and integrations that are the foundation for omnichannel marketing. Our services transform the technology platforms used by our customers into people-based marketing channels that improve the relevancy of marketing, and ultimately allow consumers to better connect with the brands and products they love.
Engine Yard is the leading Ruby on Rails full-stack services company specializing in provisioning, managing, monitoring and controlling applications on AWS, without the need to purchase software or worry about maintenance. Engine Yard specializes in deep partnerships with customers to provide mission-critical support and uptime. Engine Yard has thousands of customers across 58 countries and is headquartered in Austin, Texas. Save 92% and get a true enterprise 24x7 Ruby-optimized DevOps team. Engine Yard: The Ruby DevOps Experts
NationBuilder makes software for leaders. We're obsessed with busting through barriers that prevent people from leading, and our mission is to help leaders develop and organize thriving communities. People who lead campaigns, political parties, brands, nonprofits, advocacy groups, and universities use NationBuilder to grow their communities and move people to action. Since its public launch in 2011, our software has served more than 150,000 leaders in over 100 countries.
Cyndx is an AI-driven technology platform for buyers and sellers in private capital markets. Our proprietary machine learning and natural language processing algorithms analyze investment behavior across the world. We then provide our users with the analytics, tools, and insights they need to identify strategic market opportunities, granularly define competitive landscapes and expedite financial transactions. With teams in Los Angeles and New York City, Cyndx engineers and data scientists collaborate every day to build the future of fundraising that’s simple, efficient and intelligent.
We are a leader in mobile payments because we believes payments technology can drive innovation and revenue. We provide the commerce tools merchants need to minimize security concerns, expand globally, and enable new commerce experiences. And, as a PayPal service, Braintree uniquely enables merchants to accept PayPal (with over 235 million active accounts), Venmo, credit and debit cards, and more in one single integration. To learn more, visit www.braintreepayments.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DataDog is a SaaS-based monitoring and analytics platform for large-scale applications and infrastructure. Combining real-time metrics from servers, containers, databases, and applications with end-to-end tracing and log management, Datadog delivers actionable alerts and powerful visualizations to provide full-stack observability. Datadog includes over 250 vendor-supported integrations and APM libraries for several languages.
Stitch Fix is reinventing the shopping experience by delivering one-to-one personalization to our clients through the combination of data science and human judgment. Stitch Fix was founded in 2011 by CEO Katrina Lake. Since then, we’ve helped millions of men and women discover and buy what they love through personalized shipments of apparel, shoes and accessories, hand-selected by Stitch Fix stylists and delivered to our clients’ homes. For more information about Stitch Fix, please visit http://www.stitchfix.com.
Flexport is a platform for global trade in an industry that comprises 12% of global GDP. We’re using software to transform the analog world of freight shipping, equipping the world’s fastest-growing brands with new tools and better data for managing their global supply chains. To date we've shipped more than $9B worth of goods, and we're just getting started. Our goal is to enable a seamless web of commerce around the world, eliminating distance and complexity as barriers to trade.
Square makes commerce easy. Square offers tools to start, run, and grow your business – from hardware that accepts credit cards to software that takes payments and tracks inventory, analytics and invoicing. Now you can build your custom commerce solution with Square using Square Developer APIs and SDKs to take payments in-store and online.
Coupa’s Business Spend Management (BSM) Platform enables finance and procurement leaders to track, manage, and analyze all business spend in one place. From sourcing to payments, supplier management to spend analysis, Coupa maximizes spend under management, helps achieve significant cost savings, and drives profitability through it’s unified, cloud-based BSM platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally.
With around 100 million average monthly users in 65+ countries and 21+ languages, Cookpad operates at a unique scale as not only the largest recipe sharing community in the world but also one of the biggest Rails services too. We're building a world-class, product-focused team to push our global platform forward at our new UK office in Bristol. We chose Bristol for its unique mix of tech, design and UX communities, incredible food scene and farming, and vibrant arts and music scenes. We're a visa sponsor and offer a generous relocation package. Come and join us!
Twilio is a cloud communications platform for software developers to build, scale and operate real time communications in their software applications. Twilio powers the future of business communications, enabling phones, VoIP, and messaging to be embedded into web, desktop, and mobile software. We take care of the messy telecom hardware and expose a globally available cloud API so developers can interact with intelligent & complex communications systems.
Opendoor’s mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move. Since its founding in 2014, Opendoor has reinvented home buying and selling to make it online, instant and stress-free, and to date has served more than 20,000 customers. A signature feature is Opendoor’s on-demand, self-guided open house functionality, allowing home buyers to instantly unlock and tour homes on their own schedule. The company expects to be in 50 cities by the end of 2020, currently operating in twelve: Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Nashville, Orlando, Phoenix, Raleigh-Durham, San Antonio and Tampa. Headquartered in San Francisco, Opendoor has over 800 employees.
Stripe is a software platform for starting and running internet businesses. Millions of businesses—including Lyft, Kickstarter, Salesforce, Shopify, Facebook, Slack, and UNICEF—rely on Stripe’s software tools to accept payments, expand globally, and create new revenue streams. Stripe has been at the forefront of expanding internet commerce, powering new business models, and supporting the latest platforms, from marketplaces to mobile commerce sites. We believe that growing the GDP of the internet is a problem rooted in code and design, not finance. Stripe is built for developers, makers, and creators. We work on solving the hard technical problems necessary to build global economic infrastructure—from designing highly reliable systems to developing advanced machine learning algorithms to prevent fraud. Join us!
At Mode, we're building a product that helps people analyze and explore data to find answers. Mode Studio is a free toolkit for every analyst, while Mode Business helps take your organization to the next level with advanced automation and collaboration tools. Our product is an integral part of data science workflows at Lyft, Twitch, Intercom, Github, Shopify, and 500 other data-savvy organizations.
Fair is an app that puts the entire process of getting a car on your phone. Users scan their license to shop pre-owned cars with all-in monthly payments they can afford, sign for the one they want with their finger, pick up their keys and drive it for as long as they want. Eliminating the commitment of traditional financing or leasing, Fair allows you to select your car, miles, and view your payments—all without any negotiation, debt or physical paperwork. Fair is headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif. For more information, please visit www.fair.com and follow us at @fairtheapp.
ActBlue builds and powers the premier online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and charities working to create a better future.
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Companies come to Google Cloud to transform their businesses. Our comprehensive portfolio — from infrastructure to apps to devices — helps enterprises innovate faster, scale smarter, stay secure, and do more with data than ever before.
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CoverMyMeds is one of the fastest growing healthcare technology companies in the US. We help prescribers and pharmacies submit Prior Authorization requests for any drug and nearly all health plans. Our team of highly-productive healthcare enthusiasts with a passion for helping others is the best thing about working here. On-site chef, flexible hours and paid benefits? Yeah, we have those too. But don’t take our word for it. We’ve been named to Glassdoor's top 50 places to work in the nation, were awarded one of the top places to work by Modern Healthcare and three times won best places to work in Columbus, Ohio.
Justworks helps entrepreneurs and businesses grow with confidence by giving them access to big-company benefits, automated payroll, HR tools, and compliance support — all in one place.