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1517 is a venture capital fund in San Francisco that supports younger founders with grants to work on projects and investment funding for startups.


Talk to Danielle at SheHacks about your work or email her at danielle@1517fund.com


Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they are looking for from a selection of more than 8 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes – from product discovery to final delivery.


Stop by with your team to the Wayfair Tech Lounge to enjoy a cup of coffee, relax on comfy furniture, and grab some swag!


Armored Things is using Internet of Thing devices to keep large venues safe from hackers and terrorists.

We believe that we can improve physical and cyber security with integration and control of the devices and systems that are already present in your environment. We help our customers save lives, time and money. Armored Things automates incident response by engaging devices that are already live in many venues, such as lights, cameras, locks, and sensors. We aim to take policy, dusty ‘3-ring binder’ emergency plans, and translate them into instant, technology-based response. Armored Things provides better understanding and control over your environment, which can highlight anomalies and detect unusual behaviors before significant harm is done.


We are Two Sigma.

We imagine breakthroughs in investment management, insurance and related fields by pushing the boundaries of what open source and proprietary technology can do.

In the process, we work to help real people. Through our investors, we support the retirements of millions around the world and help fund breakthrough research, education and a wide range of charities and foundations. In the process, we work to help real people.

Through our investors, we support the retirements of millions around the world and help fund breakthrough research, education and a wide range of charities and foundations.

Our engineers and modelers harness data at tremendous scale, using machine learning, distributed computing and other technologies to build powerful predictive models.

Come build with us!


At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services.

Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.


Innovate@BU is a campus-wide initiative to give all students and alumni opportunities to learn innovation and entrepnreurial skills, and help them transform ideas into impact. The power of Innovate@BU lies in no one person or program, but in the diverse and vibrant network of skills, concentrations, and passions spread out across the University. Opening in February 2018, the BU community can start their innovation journey at the BUild Lab IDG Capital Student Innovation Center.

Learn more at www.bu.edu/innovate


Realtor.com® is a leading online real estate destination. Our mission at realtor.com is to empower people by making all things home easy, efficient and enjoyable.

We bring to bear a portfolio of products for the consumer and the real estate professional – all designed to make the real estate process and the entire home journey easier and more efficient for all involved. The products we design and build provide an indispensable resource for homeowners, home seekers and the professionals who serve them by offering the best information, tools and guidance throughout the home journey.

Our desktop and mobile solutions as well as our industry knowledge and insights translate into results. We have the most engaged consumers – they spend more than 7 minutes per visit on realtor.com and over 8pages of content – more than most of the best-known, highly-trafficked consumer sites (Amazon, LinkedIn, Google, Twitter), according to comScore. And, we estimate that realtor.com helps 10,000 people each week buy and move into a home – that’s more than 500,000 a year.


Travelers: Dynamic, diverse and ever-changing – there’s more to the insurance industry than you might expect. And there’s more to Travelers.

Simply Business: Simply Business is more than our name; it’s how we approach small business insurance. Founded in 2005 (now with offices in Boston and London), Simply Business is an online insurance brokerage that specializes in helping small business owners get affordable and tailored coverage. But we like to think beyond just policies and protection, and focus on people. We’re proud to empower our customers and communities by delivering the knowledge and support that encourage the entrepreneurial spirit.


Travelers offer a variety of full-time and internship opportunities designed to help students and graduates to launch rewarding careers. Make your mark at a company passionate about technology. Explore an IT career at Travelers.


PayPal is a leading technology platform company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide.

We put our customers at the center of everything we do. We strive to increase our relevance for consumers, merchants, friends and family to access and move their money anywhere in the world, anytime, on any platform and through any device.

We provide safer and simpler ways for businesses of all sizes to accept payments from merchant websites, mobile devices and applications, and at offline retail locations through a wide range of payment solutions across our Payments Platform, including PayPal, PayPal Credit, Venmo and Braintree products.


MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on its products to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development. MATLAB and Simulink are used throughout the automotive, aerospace, communications, electronics, and industrial automation industries as fundamental tools for research and development.

More than 5000 colleges and universities around the world use MATLAB and Simulink for teaching and research in a broad range of technical disciplines.


JPMorgan Chase, a leading global financial services firm, is reinventing the way the industry does business through technology. With an annual investment of over $9.5 billion in technology and 40,000 technologists, technology and innovation are critical to delivering to over 40 million digital customers and processing $5 trillion in payments each day. Visit jpmorganchase.com/techcareers to learn more.

We also run our own hackathon called Code for Good where university students use their coding skills to solve real-world problems for non-profit organizations.


Visit jpmorganchase.com/codeforgood to learn more and apply for our upcoming events.


MassHousing is an independent, quasi-public agency charged with providing financing for affordable housing in Massachusetts.

MassHousing has long believed that creating strong and healthy housing communities requires a commitment beyond bricks and mortar, dollars and cents. Accordingly, the Community Services Department funds and administers programming that promotes housing stability, builds knowledge and capacity at the intersection of housing and various social issues, and strengthens families and communities through youth engagement, public safety, and community-based initiatives.


Bloomberg harnesses the power of information for people who want to change the world.

Whether they’re in business, finance, government, policy or philanthropy, we help our clients turn data into insights so they can cut through complexity to solve challenges great and small. Bloomberg engineers develop impactful solutions to complex, real-world problems. The software we write is utilized every day by leading business and finance experts globally. We roll out new software daily, which encourages our teams to work together on how to best design, build and deploy these systems.


CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment firm in the world. As part of the CBRE Digital & Tech organization, we are technology experts with a unique opportunity to transform the real estate industry and make a huge social impact. Our small, spirited teams achieve a high-performing and enjoyable work environment by encouraging creativity, innovation, and experimentation.


If you are a software engineer looking for opportunities that mix fun with tackling tough technical problems, please be sure to stop by our table – we’d love to meet you!


EverTrue is a leading advancement software that supports fundraising efforts at educational institutions.

By connecting institutional data with dynamic insights from LinkedIn, Facebook, Zillow, the U.S. Census, and more, EverTrue provides advancement offices with the modern data and tools they need to engage alumni, raise support, and measure team progress. Today, EverTrue is improving results for more than 300 institutions through a fully integrated suite of products that powers efforts across the entire advancement office.


Boston University Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) is ranked among the top 20 private engineering schools.

The department is built on renowned faculty, groundbreaking interdisciplinary research, and a shared determination to prepare students for success in competitive fields with skills to solve societal challenges. Faculty and students are working on projects to improve disease diagnosis, solar panel efficiency, internet performance, medical imaging, and much more.


Rough Draft Ventures is General Catalyst's student-focused program that backs founders at the university level. RDV is supporting and connecting the largest network of student entrepreneurs.


To-date, RDV has backed more than 100 companies founded by student entrepreneurs emerging from Harvard, MIT, Northeastern, Babson, Olin, Penn, Yale, Columbia, Tufts, and Brown, among others; many have gone on to raise follow on capital from leading VCs.


Professor Crovella is Chair of the Computer Science Department at Boston University.

His research involves data-centered analysis of networks (social, biological, and electronic) and he regularly teaches “Computational Tools for Data Science” (CS 506).