Sponsors

SPAN Digital Gold

SPAN is a software solution and product development firm with offices in San Francisco, California, and Cape Town, South Africa. SPAN’s multidisciplinary team strategizes, designs, and develops software solutions for clients ranging from scaling start-ups to leading global brands. SPAN’s diverse team has decades of experience innovating and disrupting in a variety of markets. We weave strategy, software development, and design together in an iterative, interdisciplinary approach that emphasizes engineering excellence and predictable delivery of tangible business value.

Python is one of the essential languages SPAN’s software engineers use to help our clients develop everything from proofs-of-concept and prototypes to product enhancements and new features. SPAN has leveraged Python extensively in a myriad of use cases: a content management system for a major streaming media service; data science for a unicorn healthcare start-up; big data, ETL, and data warehousing for an innovative digital music label; event-driven architectures; large-scale spatial data conversions; and standard web stacks and microservices for dozens of different clients.

For more information on our client work and for career opportunities, please visit: https://spandigital.com/


Python Software Foundation Silver

The mission of the Python Software Foundation is to promote, protect, and advance the Python programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverse and international community of Python programmers.

The majority of the PSF's work is focused on empowering and supporting people within the Python community. The PSF has active grant programs that support sprints, conferences, meet ups, user groups, and Python development efforts all over the world.

In addition, the PSF underwrites and runs PyCon US, the primary Python community conference. Being part of the PSF means being part of the Python community. Recently we changed the PSF to an open membership organization, so that everyone who uses and supports Python can join. To learn more, visit https://www.python.org/psf/membership.


OfferZen Silver Swag

OfferZen is an online job marketplace by developers for developers. Our mission is to help people unlock their potential by helping them build awesome software. That’s why we are connecting actively looking developers with exciting job opportunities from over 1000 companies in South Africa and the Netherlands. We flip the normal recruitment process on its head – companies reach out to candidates with upfront salary information.


Thinkst Canary Patron

Thinkst is the company behind the Thinkst Canary (https://canary.tools) a software (and hardware) product built in South Africa, servicing the world.

Our Canaries are deployed on networks on all 7 continents and are pretty widely loved (https://canary.tools/love). Our people have been at the forefront of both offensive and defensive cyber security research for almost 2 decades and have presented research (or keynoted) at most of the reputable conferences world wide.