“It was a Slamboree” – Startup Slam 2017

On September 30th, Sendwithus danced the Slamba* at the fourth annual Startup Slam. This year over 400 students, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs joined us at the University of Victoria to learn practical skills and connect with YYJ tech startups. Call the Slambulance, because the workshops were heart-stopping this year.

Battlesnake 2017: Slithering into First Place

Battlesnake 2017: Slithering into First Place Another spring has come to the island and that means another Battlesnake in the books. On March 4th, 2017 over 400 participants took over the lower level of the Victoria Conference Centre for an amazing day of programming, camaraderie and serpentine silliness. The event turned out great and the

15 days until BattleSnake: Are you ready?

Shake off your post -Valentine’s chocolate sugar rush and get your coding fingers ready: BattleSnake 2017 is fast approaching! For the fourth annual occurrence, we are inviting all developers and students to come and to join us for the programming competition of the year – pitting artificial intelligence (AI) snakes against one another to duke

Stay out of the Penalty Box: Email Deliverability with SendGrid

On November 30, 2016, Luke Martinez of SendGrid and I hosted a webinar about Email Deliverability. Luke is a Deliverability Consultant and helps companies sort out complex issues, guiding them on the road to a great Sender Reputation. You put a lot of time, effort, and energy into your email campaigns, however, no one will read

Startup Slam 3.0

On October 1st, 2016, we held our third annual Startup Slam event in Victoria, BC. The Sendwithus team, in partnership with Workday and the University of Victoria Computer Science Department, took over the Engineering and Computer Science building from 10 AM until 5:30 PM. The event was a whirlwind of activity, with over 300 students, developers,

The Email Power Hour and the Value of A/B Testing

In 2016, Sendwithus hosted a recurring event at our San Francisco HQ – The Email Power Hour. We invited local email aficionados and nerds alike to join us for some snacks and drinks while geeking out on email. One of these events focused on the topic of A/B testing.

The Clash of the Snakes

BattleSnake 2016 was last week, and there is still excitement throughout Victoria about what an amazing event it was! With one hundred more people than expected showing up, BattleSnake turned out to be a 350 person event. That’s three times the number of participants as last year! We took over the entire Engineering and Computer