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Continuum Analytics





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.


Bank of America


Quartz is a massive Python development initiative that is revolutionizing the Global Markets business at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Quartz will be the primary platform for pricing trades, managing positions, and computing risk exposure. Our technology stack includes globally distributed object-oriented databases, Linux compute farms, and advanced quant libraries. Thousands of developers are using the highly-agile platform to deliver applications to thousands of end users.

We’re committed to helping make financial lives better by connecting our customers and clients to the financial solutions they need and to helping the communities we serve.



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.

Treasure Data


Treasure Data provides analytics infrastructure as a service so that data scientists and analysts can access and collaborate around data better and at scale. More specifically, we simplify the process of collecting event data from many sources, provide SQL-based data processing tools to work with big data within the environment of your choice, including Python/Pandas.

Treasure Data is also a big believer in open source. We've invented and continue to sponsor data-related open source projects like Fluentd, Embulk and MessagePack among others. Two of our staff are Ruby committers, and we encourage our engineers to participate in open source projects.

Two Sigma


We are Two Sigma. More than 800 people who believe the scientific method is the best way to approach investing. If harnessing the power of technology, mathematics, and data to help real people is something that excites you, let’s connect.




MaxPoint provides a leading business intelligence and digital marketing solution that enables national brands to drive local, in-store sales. The company’s proprietary Digital Zip® technology and the MaxPoint Intelligence Platform predict the most likely local buyers of a specific product at a particular retail location and then execute cross-channel digital marketing campaigns to reach these buyers. MaxPoint has worked with each of the top 20 leading national advertisers and each of the top 10 advertising agencies in the United States as ranked by Advertising Age. For more information, visit www.maxpoint.com, follow MaxPoint on Twitter ( www.twitter.com/maxpoint_int), and subscribe to the OnPoint Blog (www.maxpoint.com/blog).


D.E. Shaw


THE D. E. SHAW GROUP is a global investment and technology development firm with more than 1,000 employees, approximately $32 billion in investment capital as of January 1, 2014, and offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since our founding in 1988, our firm has earned an international reputation for successful investing based on innovation, careful risk management, and the quality and depth of our staff. We have a significant presence in the world's capital markets, investing in a wide range of companies and financial instruments in both developed and developing economies.



Moat is a New York-based SaaS analytics company focused on building products for brand advertisers and premium publishers. Our offerings include Moat Analytics, an attention measurement platform that provides analytics and insights on ad campaigns for publishers and advertisers, and Moat Pro, an ad intelligence platform that allows markets to research trends in the online advertising industry.



Teza is a global quantitative trading firm based on talent, science and innovation.

Edgestream Partners, LP


Edgestream Partners is a small group of scientists and engineers with a unique approach to trading in the financial markets. Our company designs, builds and runs a global trading software platform. We take pride in our software craftsmanship and use Python, Cython and C on Linux to run our global trading operations. We also use open-source tools as much as possible - Python, Pandas, PostgreSQL, numpy, git, Cobbler, Puppet and Ansible are all crucial to our business.

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Online publishers use Parse.ly’s subscription-based dashboard to empower editorial and audience development teams, giving them an intelligent window into reader interests on their site and across the web.

Parse.ly powers the world’s largest websites through its content analytics and optimization platform. Its technology goes beyond traditional digital media analytics to extract and analyze semantic data. It elegantly visualizes this data historically and in real-time.

Parse.ly’s trends are aggregated from 160 million monthly web visitors who trigger 5 billion monthly pageviews. Parse.ly customers also make over 150 million API calls per month to the Parse.ly Platform, using its data to deliver dynamic content recommendations to those readers.




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.

Python Weekly


Python Weekly is a free weekly newsletter featuring the best hand curated news, articles, software and tools, new releases, jobs, events etc about Python and related technologies.



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




Creating community and sharing knowledge

PyLadies NYC


Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings.

PyLadies also aims to provide a friendly support network for women and a bridge to the larger Python world. Anyone with an interest in Python is encouraged to participate!

WiMLDS (Women in Machine Learning and Data Science)


The WiMLDS is a NYC based community of women interested in machine learning and data science. We host bi-monthly events which include talks by prominent data scientists, lightning talks, technical workshops and networking events. Our members include engineers, technologists, statisticians, students and many other professionals who work in data science or would like to transition into this field. Our mission is to build a community of women in data science by means of connecting and educating our members with support from the dynamic NYC tech community.