sponsors

Event Hosts
Elgg is an award-winning social networking engine, delivering the building blocks that enable businesses, schools, universities and associations to create their own fully-featured social networks and applications. The Elgg Foundation is the non lucrative organization behind Elgg platform, our first goal is to spread Elgg word all across the world!

Condiminds is a consultancy and development agency, specialized on Elgg as a development platform. Condiminds’ Elgg services help organizations build connections and interactions with employees, external brand communications and the tangible elements of the service offering.

 

Gold Sponsors
VersionOne is recognized by agile practitioners as the leader in agile management tools. By simplifying the process of planning and tracking agile software projects, we help development teams consistently deliver software faster. Since 2002, companies such as Adobe, Boeing, Intuit, Lilly, Lockheed Martin, Oppenheimer, Qualcomm, Sabre and Siemens have turned to VersionOne to help provide greater value to their customers. Agile Made Easier @VersionOne.com.

 

Silver Sponsors
Parisoma is a collaborative loftspace for coworking and events in the SoMa district of San Francisco. They host diverse and captivating events for entrepreneurs, startups and independent professionals as well as providing an innovative coworking space with wifi, coffee, work stations and a conference room.
MyFreePersonals is a completely free Elgg dating site that will never charge users any fees for anything, although we do display banner advertisements, which is how we pay the bills.  Our goal is to make online dating more accessible to everyone.  Why would you pay to find a date?  Friends help friends find true love here.
Arck Interactive is a boutique web development firm focused on the design, development and management of custom social networking platforms and applications.  We’ve been helping entrepreneurs and organizations develop engaging and unique social networking platforms using Elgg since 2008.  We’re avid supporters of Elgg related events and regular contributors to the Elgg community.  Some of our partners include: The World Bank, Wiley & Sons Publishing, Loyola High School, Louisiana State University, Trivantis, Grapevine Technologies, Audiology Online and Executive Networks.
Arvixe prides itself in providing web hosting with a rare combination of unmatched reliability, quality and affordability.  Arvixe is a dedicated supporter of Open Source software, and is proud to stand behind Open Source developers like Elgg.

Athabasca University, Canada’s Open University, is dedicated to the removal of barriers that restrict access to and success in university-level study and to increasing equality of educational opportunity for adult learners worldwide. The university is highly distributed, with students and their teachers working almost exclusively at a distance. Athabasca University has been using and developing Elgg technologies for several years, most prominently in the form of Athabasca Landing, a site intended to fill the social, technical and pedagogical gaps that are left by other technologies.

 

Bronze Sponsors
ColdTrick is a small Dutch company based in Enschede, The Netherlands. We are specialized in Elgg plugin development. Our clients are the Dutch government (Pleio.nl), Océ, Oxfam Novib (Doenersnet.nl) and many others. We are well known on the elgg.org community and provide many Free To Use plugins.
CommonPublic is a public utility, a social network not run for profit, with a permanent market value of zero.  We believe your social connections and privacy are too important to trust with a for-profit corporation.  All proceeds are donated to charities chosen by members.  Initially, half to the Elgg Foundation and half to UNICEF.
Balsamiq is the maker of Mockups, the rapid wireframing tool that reproduces the experience of sketching so that teams can focus on what’s important. We believe work should be fun, and that life is too short for bad software.

 

Media Partners
They obsessively track and follow startups, mobile apps, app developers, founders, angel investors and pretty much anyone doing anything related to technology. oObly TV is their video offering where we cover tech events, gadget reviews, app demos, startup spotlights, founder stories and more! Find them on twitter @oObly and on Facebook.
CMS Critic is one of the top news and media sites serving CMS Reviews, Headlines and Editorials to the Content Management Community.
Their mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups. Women 2.0 enables entrepreneurs with a network, resources and knowledge to take your startup from idea to launch. Learn more about Women 2.0 at http://www.women2.org

Vator (short for innovator) is a professional network for entrepreneurs. Founded and run by veteran and award-winning journalist Bambi Francisco, Vator consists of Vator.tv, VatorNews, and Vator competitions.
Founded in 2008, The Next Web is one of the world’s largest online publications that delivers an international perspective on the latest news about Internet technology, business and culture. With an active, influential audience consisting of more than 5.1 million monthly visits and over 7 million monthly page views, The Next Web continues to expand its global presence on its website with the addition of new channels and content partnerships, as well as through events in North America and Europe.
The California – Spain Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening business, trade, investment, innovation and socio-cultural relations between California and Spain. The programs of the California-Spain Chamber deal with hot topics and of relevant interest in areas of business, technology and leadership with specific industry programs: Technology, CleanTech, Venture Capital and International Trade, among others, with the goal of expanding to cover new areas as needs arise.