Category: Community News

What's happening in Cleveland's tech community

TechHire CodeSprint – July 23, 2016

The coders will have 48 hours to prove how well they can code by solving 8 new challenges, ranging from basic programming to advanced algorithms.  Learn more here.  The Top 200 coders will win a combined $10,000 in prizes and have the opportunity to directly showcase their skills to employers who are hiring. On Saturday July 23rd…
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July 11, 2016 0

Great Lakes Science Center: Great Science Academy – Call for Volunteers

From my friend Kyle McKee (@kylemckee on the Cleveland Tech Slack)… We really need a couple more people that are familiar with basic Arduino/programming stuff to help out with a kids program they run out there on Saturdays.  The kids in the program are between 6th and 9th grade and are eager to learn.   The…
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March 8, 2016 0

On Sponsoring CodeMash 2016…

This year, I chose to sponsor the Artemis simulator at CodeMash.  A lot of people were wondering why I did this, so I wanted to put this out there. Why sponsor a tech conference when you aren’t hiring someone or looking for work? This site isn’t about me – it’s about the community.  When I saw…
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January 6, 2016 0

Hello Akron.io! – A new tech resource in Akron

I am beyond thrilled to announce that there’s a new tech resource down in Akron – http://akron.io.  My dear friend Jonathan Knapp is coordinating the efforts in bringing the tech community together down there.  From weekly emails to discussion groups, a library of books and an assortment of events, Akron.io is the place for Akron…
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August 21, 2014 0

Talking Tech Over Breakfast!

Calling all techies!  If you’re ever finding yourself wanting to get together to talk tech over breakfast, know that you aren’t alone.  In fact, there are at least 2 groups that are doing tech breakfasts. Check them out! Akron Tech Breakfast Organized by the Akron/Canton web meetup, a bunch of techies meet for breakfast on Tuesday…
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June 26, 2014 0

TechPint – Networking for Techpreneurs

Between emails from NEOSA and hanging out at LaunchHouse, I’ve been hearing about some awesome buzz in the tech world here in Cleveland.  One of the upcoming events is TechPint – an event that helps tech entrepreneurs and investors.  This is what I’ve heard… What’s TechPint? On Thursday, the 20th of June, the first TechPint…
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May 1, 2013 0

Announcing the Software Craftsmanship Guild

One of the goals I have for this year is to help boost the quality of developers that we have in the area.  My friend Eric Wise is one of the guys behind the Software Craftsmanship Guild, a program to help learn top-notch development skills and possibly lead to a job in the industry.  I…
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May 1, 2013 0

Sarah’s Adventures at the Shaker|LaunchHouse

While things here are a bit crazy – juggling life as a mom, client work, and this site, I managed to take some time to talk with my friend Sue Marrone about a business idea she had.  Sue invited me to meet her down at Shaker|LaunchHouse. Now while there are a bunch of user groups…
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April 26, 2013 0

Microsoft Store Community Events – Fun for All Ages!

Disclaimer: I am not a Microsoft employee. I am not a Microsoft Store rep. I happen to be a mom with a son who enjoyed an event there. I also happen to be a fan of Microsoft Stores, having visited the Bellevue, WA store on my trips out to Redmond.  I am promoting the store here…
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April 20, 2013 0

NEOSA Tech Week – April 15 – 21, 2013

NEOSA is hosting their tech week event this year April 15-21. Some of their events include: Virtual Job Fair (4/15/2013 – 4/19/2013) Pitch Night, presented by the Society for Information Management (4/15/2013) Linking IT Talent to Opportunity, presented by the Greater Cleveland Partnership (4/17/2013) Strategic IT Challenges and Opportunities, presented by CSU (4/17/2013) JumpStart Pitch…
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March 29, 2013 0