Recently, TripIt was fortunate enough to host a Mobile HackerX event at our office. HackerX is an invite-only recruiting opportunity where 15 companies come to meet some of the top developers and hackers in the area.
At the event, we not only met some very talented developers and up-and-coming companies, but we had a chance to showcase our new office space located in the SoMa district of San Francisco.
This event was organized in a speed-dating format where companies get just five minutes to meet each developer before moving on to the next. It was very well organized, tons of fun and a great networking event overall.
There were over 60 participants, both Android and iOS developers, who came and spoke with TripIt and other tech companies in the bay area. These companies included Hotel Tonight, General Electric, Double Dutch, Accellion, Atomic Labs and many more.
The energy level was at an all time high from 7-9 pm. Can you imagine, mobile developers trying to find their dream job while some really cool tech companies try to find their next rock star employee with only 5 minutes to learn as much as you can about one another? Intensely fun and energetic is one way to describe this event. Pizza and drinks kept everyone fueled while moving from one seat to the next.
We look forward in participating in more HackerX events as well as hosting more events here in our TripIt office. So stay tuned!
A huge thanks to the TripIt and HackerX teams who made this event possible.