About Our Sponsors

Founding

Continuum Analytics

http://continuum.io/

Continuum Analytics develops Anaconda, the leading modern open source analytics platform powered by Python. Continuum’s Python-based platform and consulting services empower organizations to analyze, manage and visualize big data - turning massive datasets into actionable insights and business value. Built on proven open-source technology and easily integrated within existing IT environments, Anaconda allows organizations to make critical business decisions based on their data quickly, easily, inexpensively, and with flexibility. Without having to worry about how to access their data, organizations can free up resources to solve actual problems. Continuum’s founders and developers have created or contribute to some of the most popular data science technologies, including NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, IPython, and many others. To learn more about the Anaconda platform, training and consulting services, visit continuum.io.

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Civis Analytics

http://www.civisanalytics.com/

Civis Analytics makes data-driven strategy possible for all organizations. Founded in 2013, Civis Analytics was born out of President Obama's reelection campaign in 2012. Today, it enables a fast-growing and diverse group of both public and private sector clients to benefit from the power of data. Whether with its services or with the Civis data science platform, Civis Analytics unlocks data science for organizations of all sizes and data scientists and analysts of all levels. Learn more at www.civisanalytics.com.

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GrubHub

https://www.grubhub.com/

Grubhub is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The company’s online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order directly from more than 44,000 takeout restaurants in over 1,000 U.S. cities and London. Every order is supported by the company’s 24/7 customer service teams. Grubhub has offices in Chicago, New York and London.

Data & Drinks

General Assembly

https://generalassemb.ly/chicago

General Assembly (GA) is a global education company that teaches 21st-century digital skills like web development, data analytics, data science, UX design, product management, digital marketing. Our mission is to empower a global community to pursue work they love through best-in-class instruction and access to professional development and hiring opportunities. GA works with students and topic experts online and in person across 15 campuses and has been open in Chicago since November 2014. Visit https://generalassemb.ly/chicago for more information, or contact Taylor Manus, Partnerships Lead at [email protected]

Media

O'Reilly

http://www.oreilly.com/

Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of technology development, homing in on the trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by exploring and disseminating cutting-edge information. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism. Company founder and CEO Tim O’Reilly has been called “the Oracle of Silicon Valley” by Inc. Magazine and “The Trend Spotter” by WIRED.