Venue Sponsors

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Since its inception in 1850, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has been dedicated to providing client service marked by legal excellence, sound judgment and common-sense practice. Frank is chairman of the firm’s Information Technology Litigation Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Technology Transactions Group. He maintains both a litigation/trial practice and a transactional/advisory practice. Frank’s litigation practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in a variety of substantive areas, including information technology, antitrust, intellectual property and construction. His transactional practice focuses on representation of information technology industry participants, although he represents companies in a number of other industry sectors as well. Clients range from publicly traded companies to startups and individual entrepreneurs.

Platinum Sponsors


Monetate is the leading independent provider of testing, targeting, and personalization for websites. Companies like QVC, PETCO, and Urban Outfitters use Monetate technology to make the most of their online marketing dollars and optimize their website investments. Based in Philadelphia, Monetate is at work on consumer websites around the world.


The Susquehanna International Group of Companies (SIG) is a global quantitative trading firm, headquartered just outside Philly, committing our own capital to trade stocks, options, futures, ETFs, bonds, and other financial products, on all US securities exchanges as well as most major exchanges internationally. We are a place where smart, analytical, like-minded people come together to leverage rational thought in the markets. Building virtually all of our own trading technology from scratch, we are on the leading edge of low-latency, high-frequency automated trading. Our traders, quants, developers, and systems engineers work closely together to continuously improve the trading strategies. While our technical environment is diverse, Python is used up and down our stack from the infrastructure to the trading strategy level.

Gold Sponsors

Chariot Solutions

Chariot Solutions is an IT consulting firm. We build custom software and mobile applications that run our clients’ businesses. We train our clients in the latest software tools. We are successful because we attract the most talented and collaborative software architects in the region. They are leaders in Java, open source and emerging technologies. We work in small, agile teams. We solve hard problems with a practical approach centered on communication, common sense and continual learning.

Drama Fever

Drama Fever brings you the best Asian TV shows online for free with English subtitles: Korean dramas, Japanese live-action, teleseryes, documentaries & films.

AWeber Commications

Founded in 1998, AWeber Communications creates email marketing software to help small businesses automate email follow up and email newsletter delivery. Our growing team shares a wealth of experience and knowledge about permission-based email marketing services with over 102,000+ current clients we work with daily.

Gable Peritz Mishkin

With offices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Gable Peritz Mishkin (“GPM”) delivers personalized, proactive accounting, tax, and business consulting services above and beyond the numbers. For over 40 years, our growth has been fueled by satisfied clients. We develop deep relationships with our clients and help them meet their business and personal financial goals.


TicketLeap is a self-service all-in-one ticketing and events marketing platform that helps event organizers maximize ticket sales, while saving time and money. Using TicketLeap, event organizers can easily customize event pages; sell tickets online and onsite; spread the word using SEO, email marketing and social media; access customer metrics, track sales data, and measure marketing ROI in real-time; and manage attendees efficiently - all from one place. Based in Philadelphia, TicketLeap is the fastest growing ticketing company in the U.S. for small-to-midsize events, helping thousands of event organizers increase their sales and simplify their ticketing.

Jobspring Partners

Jobspring Partners is a nationwide contingency recruiting firm, specializing in the hiring and placement of open-source and .NET engineers; front-end developers; and network managers and engineers. We generate breakthrough recruitment results through lean management techniques, a focus on client relationships, and a unique team-based recruitment approach. Our offices are in Philadelphia, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, New York, Boston, Chicago, and Washington, DC. Jobspring Partners is part of the Motion Recruitment Partners family of innovative recruitment companies.

Love Park Robotics

Love Park Robotics is a Philadelphia-based cyber-physical systems software company. We design, develop, and license proprietary robot perception, planning, and control software with a primary application focus on consumer products for the home healthcare market. We use Python to enable computers to see and robots to act intelligently.


Mashion offers a full range of Ruby on Rails consulting solutions. Whether you have a new product idea that you need to launch by Friday or a production application that needs some extra momentum, we can help.

Neomind Labs

Neomind Labs is a Ruby on Rails consultancy located in Center City Philadelphia. For more than 10 years we have been creating quality, hand-crafted, web-based software solutions for large and small businesses who need something more than off-the-shelf software can provide.

Friends of RedSnake

Critter Case

Critter Case. Soft, fun and kooky cases and skins for iPads, iPhones and laptops.

O'Reilly Media

O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

Manning Publishing Group

Manning Publishing Group’s focus is on computing titles at professional levels. We care about the quality of our books. We work with our authors to coax out of them the best writing they can produce. We consult with technical experts on book proposals and manuscripts, and we may use as many as two dozen reviewers in various stages of preparing a manuscript. The abilities of each author are nurtured to encourage him or her to write a first-rate book.