Without the support of our sponsors, we simply cannot put on such an event as we do. Below is a list of all the amazing sponsors that we have. If you would like to help support us, please visit our sponsorship page to view all of our sponsorship options.
The Microsoft UK Developer Experience team and Microsoft Edge is excited to be partnering with Hackference 2015 in Birmingham. We will be bringing along great content, workshops, hack challenges as well as prizes to the three day event.
Microsoft Edge is our new web browser and will be the default browser in Windows 10. Since Upgrades from Windows 8 and 7 will be free to most users, you can expect there will be a huge influx of Edge users hitting UK sites when it's released this summer. Make sure your site rocks on Microsoft Edge by visiting http://dev.modern.ie/tools/staticscan/.
Hired is a two sided marketplace designed specifically for developers to make hiring, or getting hired, less painful. We believe finding a career should be transparent, unbiased, and controlled by the talent. Our marketplace features vetted and funded companies extending interview requests with salary information upfront, a dedicated Talent Advocate, and a £1,200 signing bonus. You can open the floodgates to Hired's 2,500+ companies across eleven markets, including London, San Francisco and New York City, by making a profile at any time.
At the forefront of the digital payments revolution, PayPal helps millions to send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their PayPal account balances, PayPal Credit, bank accounts, and credit cards. Working alongside PayPal is Braintree, acquired by PayPal in 2013. Braintree’s global platform powers payments for thousands of online and mobile commerce innovators. Merchants in more than 45 countries can accept payments in over 130 currencies. Braintree's v.zero SDK powers PayPal, including One Touch, Apple Pay, Bitcoin across any device. To learn more, visit Braintree at www.braintreepayments.com.
Create interactive, realtime apps in minutes instead of days with Pusher’s hosted API. It’s secure, it scales from 1 to millions of connections instantly, and you won’t need to set up or maintain your own infrastructure. Ever. Finally, it integrates with your technology stack of choice. So you’re in complete control.
Twilio provides a software and cloud-based communications platform that enables developers and businesses to build communications solutions that meet their specific needs. Whether integrating voice, messaging or VoIP capabilities into a web or mobile app or building a complete call center, Twilio removes traditional obstacles to creating effective communications experiences.
Proactive is the “go to” solution for Devs and Designers who need proper help with their accounts and tax returns. And their prices are highly competitive!
Operating strictly as a business to business provider, the team of accountants and book keepers likes to focus on getting things done. They can handle year end accounts, tax returns and VAT returns quickly and cleanly, and with a minimum of fuss.
Proactive has been running a paperless office since 1 April 2008. How did they do that? Well if you’ve met @ProactivePaul you’ll know he’s a coder on the side! Being paperless makes your relationship with the accountant quicker, easier and cheaper, which is surely something you’d be interested in!
JustGiving are delighted to be supporting Hackference again this year. In a world where our platform is helping to power the #apps4good movement, it’s great to be associated with an event that brings the very best software developers together.
SendGrid is a proven cloud-based email platform that successfully delivers over 18 Billion customer engagement emails each month for Internet and mobile-based customers like Pinterest, Airbnb, Pandora, Hubspot, Spotify, Uber, Linkedin and FourSquare, as well as more traditional enterprises like Taco Bell, Walmart, Intuit and Costco.
Majestic has a whole web index, based on link intelligence, with several APIs. The thrill of extracting undiscovered intelligence from the data collected makes Majestic’s API a fantastic resource for Hackathons. A rare chance to hold the web in your hands for a day (and a night).
Entrepreneur First (EF) funds people who want to work on hard problems & build deep technology companies.
We believe that if you’ve got exceptional technical skills, you shouldn’t be employee #200, nor should you be working on projects for other people.
Our intensive six-month programme is designed to give you the best possible support in the first 100 days of your startup’s life. We’re not an accelerator – we select purely on the basis of technical talent, so you can apply before you have a team or an idea.
We've created 40 startups now worth hundreds of millions of dollars. They're funded by some of the most prestigious investors including Y Combinator, Index Ventures, and Octopus Ventures.
If you think you meet the bar, apply now for our March 2016 programme at http://joinef.com/apply
Esri is the world leader in Geographic Information Systems software and services. Esri’s ArcGIS platform allows developers to build applications on top of a rich set of geospatial API & SDKs. Whether you need scalable mapping, geographic data storage, geofence management, multi vehicle routing, geocoding, or spatial analytics, ArcGIS can help kick start your app development.