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Sponsors

For the first time ever, Ignite Seattle will be charging at the door. We hope that you find the $5 a reasonable amount to part with for attending the event.

We are choosing to do this due to an increase in venue fees, to make Ignite Seattle sustainable (and not just coming out of volunteers pockets), and to contribute money to local education projects via Donor’s Choose.

Sponsors

In a similar vein, we are looking for 2-3 companies to sponsor this year’s events. Please contact josh /at/ kolaborationstudio.com if you are interested.

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Thanks to Axios Law for sponsoring Ignite again last night!

AXIOS Law Group is an intellectual property, technology, entertainment and litigation law firm formed in 2006 by a joining of law firms that date back to 2000. Located in Seattle, Washington, our lawyers represent individuals, start-ups, small and medium-sized businesses and large multinational corporations throughout Washington and beyond. While many of our clients hail from the Puget Sound region, we handle the legal needs of clients located throughout the country and internationally, including Las Vegas, Portland, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, New York City and Vancouver, as well as Latin America, Asia and Europe.

We are focused on helping our clients achieve their business goals by minimizing litigation risk and maximizing business opportunity. From formation to dissolution, and everything in between, our lawyers represent clients in the areas of: Patent Law, Trademark Law, Copyright Law, Business Planning & Risk Management, Business Structure & Organization, Trade Secret Law, Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property Transactions, Intellectual Property Litigation, Technology Transactions & Contracts, Technology & Business Litigation, and Unfair Competition Law.

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Lockergnome

Lockergnome sponsored Ignite again last night! And Chris came for the first time; I hope next time we can get him on stage. Thanks Chris and Ponzi!

To inform, empower, and entertain – Lockergnome is here as a resource for people who are curious about the world of technology around them. Novices and experts are welcome to explore our ever-growing list of resources. Our contributors are full of passion. We will do our best to keep you informed on a daily basis. We will share your feedback, suggestions, and stories with the rest of our community whenever and wherever possible. If you seek knowledge, if you seek professional growth, if you seek information that’s presented in a personal voice… you’re home with Lockergnome.

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Sponsor: Thank-You Google!

by brady on February 13, 2007

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With the help of Chris DiBona and Barry Brumitt (speaker) I am pleased to announce that Google is also sponsoring Ignite tonight. As I’ve mentioned on Radar, I use Google for search, mail, and docs (formerly Writely). Using those products certainly made producing Ignite a lot simpler. Thanks Google!
Here’s some more on what Barry Brumitt will be discussing:

Processing and transforming large data sets can be cumbersome and slowon a single machine, while using multiple machines can require significant custom infrastructure to see the advantages of parallelism. Google has many such data sets which are used to build the indexes that provide rapid responses to the very high query rate observed on its web sites. Google engineers nigh-universally use The “Map-Reduce” framework to process large (Gb, Tb, Pb?) datasets across thousands of machines simultaneously. A 20-line program is all that is necessary to perform a simple transformation across a very large cluster. In my work over the last year, I’ve been using Map-Reduce to process large geographic data sets which describe the earth. At IgniteSeattle, I’m going to introduce MapReduce and describe a couple ways it can be effectively used when working with typical geographic data sets.

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Scott Beale of Laughing Squid has offered to sponsor Ignite! You’ve probably seen some of his amazing photos if you have checked out our Flickr Group.

Scott happened to be in Seattle for the last Ignite. He found the event on Upcoming and came by on a lark. Scott won’t be with us physically this time, but he will be with us in both spirit and sticker (make sure you get one!). Thanks Scott and Laughing Squid!

Laughing Squid, run by primary tentacle Scott Beale, focuses on art,culture and technology from San Francisco and beyond.

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Lockergnome

Lockergnome is once again sponsoring Ignite! Thanks Chris and Ponzi!

To inform, empower, and entertain – Lockergnome is here as a resource for people who are curious about the world of technology around them. Novices and experts are welcome to explore our ever-growing list of resources. Our contributors are full of passion. We will do our best to keep you informed on a daily basis. We will share your feedback, suggestions, and stories with the rest of our community whenever and wherever possible. If you seek knowledge, if you seek professional growth, if you seek information that’s presented in a personal voice… you’re home with Lockergnome.

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Sponsor: Thank-You Ontela (again!)

February 2, 2007

Ontela is sponsoring us again! CEO Dan Shapiro won’t joining us, but Mike Arcuri will be joining us. Thanks Mike, Dan and Ontela! Ontela is a venture-backed startup that makes it ridiculously easy to get pictures from your camera phone to your PC. We just raised a bunch of money so we could hire smart, [...]

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Sponsor: Thank-You Ontela

December 4, 2006

Dan Shapiro, CEO and founder of Ontela, has agreed to both sponsor and speak at Ignite. The following blurb about his Pioneer Square-based company explains them quite well. Thanks Dan and Ontela! Ontela is a venture-backed startup that makes it ridiculously easy to get pictures from your camera phone to your PC. We just raised [...]

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Sponsor: Thank-You Amazon Web Services

December 1, 2006

Amazon Web Services (blog) make things like The Sheep Market, SmugMug, UnSpun, and NowNow possible. We’re happy to welcome them onboard as a sponsor. Thanks! Here’s a little bit about what they will be presenting Ignite: In the space of just 5 minutes, Amazon Web Services Evangelist Jeff Barr will review Amazon’s entire line of [...]

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Sponsor: Thank-You Seattlest

November 30, 2006

In addition to giving us a great write-up, Seattle’s local Gothamist, Seattlest has come on board as a sponsor of Ignite. Thanks! Here’s a little bit about them: It’s not a technology site. It’s a city site, where we talk about local news, music, arts, eating, drinking and, since we can’t help ourselves, technology.

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Sponsor: Thank-you Lockergnome

November 30, 2006

We are pleased to announce our first sponsor: Lockergnome! To inform, empower, and entertain – Lockergnome is here as a resource for people who are curious about the world of technology around them. Novices and experts are welcome to explore our ever-growing list of resources. Our contributors are full of passion. We will do our [...]

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