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Founding

Continuum Analytics

http://continuum.io/

Founded by the creators of NumPy, SciPy, and Chaco, Continuum offers Python-based tools and consulting services for the analysis, management and visualization of big data. Continuum’s premier Python distribution, Anaconda, performs high-performance, large data analysis, including statistics, machine learning, and distributed computing. Wakari, Continuum’s newest product, is an online cloud-based Python analytics environment for easy sharing of code, visualizations, IPython Notebooks, data sets and derived data products. Cloud-hosted or installed internally, Wakari allows users to harness Continuum’s full product set, including Anaconda and enterprise-supported Python, from their browsers.

Diamond

Microsoft

http://www.microsoft.com/enterprise/microsoftcloud/platform/default.aspx#fbid=d-IpQkbQkUg

Hybrid cloud flexibility. You're only as agile as your platform. The Microsoft Cloud, with Microsoft Azure, Windows Server, and Microsoft System Center, offers a platform that can span your on premises datacenter and the cloud. So you’re free to scale up, scale down, and innovate at the speed you need.

Dato

http://dato.com/

Dato is the maker of GraphLab, the machine learning platform that is transforming the way data scientists and developers use machine learning to build, deploy and manage intelligent apps. Dato's customers use machine learning to drive competitive advantage in their industries - they are the thought leaders and the most innovative companies in their fields. Dato's products include GraphLab Create, Dato Predictive Services, and Dato Distributed.

Silver

eScience Institute - University of Washington

http://escience.washington.edu/

Intel

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/homepage.html

Intel Corporation, the world’s largest chip company by revenue, designs and manufactures microprocessors, chipsets, software and services that are the foundation for computing. Intel provides proprietary and open source software and services for applications across the spectrum of computing, including personal computing, security, cloud-based computing, and importantly, smartphones and other mobile devices. Intel advances the computing ecosystem by providing development tools that enable software developers to create applications that optimize the company’s platforms. Intel continues to collaborate with companies to develop software platforms optimized for Intel processors that support multiple hardware architectures and operating systems.

Galvanize

http://www.galvanize.com/courses/data-science/#.VZGDRBNViko

Galvanize is an education company that provides you with the skills, knowledge and network that you need to level up. Galvanize's Data Science Immersive trains students to become data scientists in 12 weeks. Our students have gone on to work at Uber, AirBNB, Tesla, Facebook, Twitter, Square, Udacity and other amazing companies. Learn more at www.galvanize.com/courses/data-science

Supporting

AppNexus

http://www.appnexus.com/

AppNexus is a technology company that provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. Its open, unified, and powerful programmatic platform empowers customers to more effectively buy and sell media, allowing them to innovate, differentiate, and transform their businesses. As the world's leading independent ad tech company, AppNexus is led by the pioneers of the web's original ad exchanges. Headquartered in New York City with 23 global offices, AppNexus employs more than 900 of the brightest minds in advertising and technology who believe that advertising powers the Internet. For more information, follow us at @AppNexus or visit us at www.AppNexus.com.

Media

O"Reilly

http://www.oreilly.com/

O'Reilly spreads the knowledge of innovators through its technology books, online services, magazines, research, and tech 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, O'Reilly has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

Community

Pyladies

http://www.meetup.com/Seattle-PyLadies/

PyLadies is an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings.

For more information about the local chapter meet-up, visit http://www.meetup.com/Seattle-PyLadies/