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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.


Heroku is a container-based cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS), for developers to deploy, manage, and scale modern apps. Heroku is fully managed, giving developers the freedom to focus on their core product without the distraction of maintaining servers, hardware, or infrastructure. The Heroku experience provides services, tools, workflows, and polyglot support—all designed to enhance developer productivity. Heroku offers support for the most popular languages such as Ruby, Javascript & Java and also offers high-scale data services including Postgres, Redis and Kafka. Over 8 million apps, including ones from Dubsmash, Driven Data and Macys.com run on Heroku.


Shopify is the world’s fastest growing commerce platform, with no plans to slow down. Using Ruby, their production engineering team builds a platform that allows engineers to think small with their code changes yet easily deploy to a fast, reliable, and scalable platform for the 800,000+ businesses Shopify powers.


Datadog is a SaaS-based monitoring and analytics platform for cloud-scale infrastructure, applications, logs, and more. Datadog delivers complete visibility into the performance of modern applications in one place through its fully unified platform. By reducing the number of tools needed to troubleshoot performance problems, Datadog reduces the time needed to detect and resolve issues. With vendor-backed integrations for 350+ technologies, a world-class enterprise customer base, and focus on ease of use, Datadog is the leading choice for infrastructure and software engineering teams looking to improve cross-team collaboration, accelerate development cycles, and reduce operational and development costs.


You’re a very good developer… Probably. Regardless, you write bugs. That’s unavoidable. What is avoidable is wasting time trying to track down the cause of those bugs. Sentry.io provides open source, full-stack error tracking that lets you monitor and fix problems in real time. See the severity and scope of any error, get immediate access to the stack trace, connect the problem directly to the commit that caused it, and fix it without delay.


Tidelift makes open source work better—for everyone. Through the Tidelift Subscription and in direct partnership with maintainers, Tidelift is a single source for proactively managed open source components and professional assurances around those components. Tidelift makes it possible for open source projects to thrive, so we can all create even more incredible software, even faster.


Nexmo is a global cloud communications platform, providing APIs and SDKs for messaging, voice, phone verification, advanced multi-channel conversations and video calling with the OpenTok API. With our Messages and Dispatch Beta you can now integrate with various communication channels including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Viber. We support open source libraries for PHP, Python, Ruby, Node.JS, Java and C# .NET enabling you to build scalable communications features.


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 braintreepayments.com.

Stitch Fix

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.

Bold Penguin

Bold Penguin is the insurtech innovator based in Columbus, Ohio that rapidly increases speed-to-bind for commercial insurance. In 2016, Bold Penguin launched a highly efficient exchange that enhances the connections between customers, agents, and carriers—reducing friction in the buying process for everyone. Integrating technology with the human touch, the Bold Penguin Exchange is powered by a recommendation engine that’s always learning, utilizing data to predict optimum placement of insurance risks.


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 - 100% free - to get millions of patients on their medications every single year. 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, Inc. 500’s list three times, were awarded one of the top places to work by Modern Healthcare and three times won best places to work in Columbus, Ohio.


HOVER transforms smartphone photos of any property into an accurate, interactive 3D model, giving homeowners the power to unlock the true potential of their largest economic asset. Thousands of exterior contractors are using HOVER to save time and money on projects, establish instant credibility and close more business. HOVER’s insurance industry customers use the up-to-date measurements to reduce claim adjusting costs, decrease cycle times, and improve the overall customer experience. HOVER is backed by Google Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Standard Industries, and The Home Depot, and has raised $87 million in funding to date. Visit hover.to/jobs to learn more.


Cedarcode integrates smoothly with companies to collaborate full-time on their projects and help them boost their teams. We add value from day one by adapting to your process and making honest suggestions, while we pour all of our experience and best practices into the teams we work with. High-quality code, attention to detail, as well as a passion for performance and security are some of our biggest highlights. We build relationships that turn into long-term partnerships which prove that getting external help can be amazing.


Fullscript is an e-commerce platform that allows healthcare practitioners to dispense professional-grade nutritional supplements to their patients. Practitioners prescribe products through an e-script, and we facilitate checkout and shipping to their patients. Our content and algorithms provide evidence-based decision support for practitioner and patients along the way. The technology we’ve built has changed the way health is prescribed, and we’re just getting started. Our team collaborates tightly, ships quickly and has a ton of fun. We’re growing rapidly, so join the team and you’ll get a chance to shape the future of our company and the healthcare industry.


TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE) is a digital automotive marketplace that provides comprehensive pricing transparency about what other people paid for their cars and enables consumers to engage with TrueCar Certified Dealers who are committed to providing a superior purchase experience. TrueCar operates its own branded site and its nationwide network of more than 16,500 Certified Dealers, and also powers car-buying programs for some of the largest U.S. membership and service organizations, including USAA, AARP, American Express, AAA and Sam's Club. Nearly half of all new car buyers engage with the TrueCar network during their purchasing process. TrueCar is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with an office in Austin, Texas.


Upstart is the first U.S. lending platform to fully leverage machine learning to price credit and automate the borrowing process. This technology identifies high-quality borrowers misunderstood by the FICO system. With $4B in loans originated, Upstart has demonstrated unparalleled credit performance and the industry’s highest consumer ratings. In addition to its direct-to-consumer lending platform, Upstart provides technology to banks and other partners via Powered by Upstart.


Fleetio’s suite of fleet management solutions helps fleets of all sizes automate fleet operations and manage asset lifecycle with the convenience of a smartphone and the Fleetio Go mobile app. Fleets can manage maintenance, fuel, vehicle inspections, parts, recalls + more. Fleetio offers fuel card automation plus integration with multiple telematics solutions for automated odometer updates, DTC handling and fuel location reporting.