Growing a Vibrant Tech Community in Victoria

Sendwithus has always been a community-focused company. From organizing the next Battlesnake or Startup Slam, sponsoring local hackathons, to providing mentorship to students and young professionals, we believe that building our community is just as important as growing our business. A strong, vibrant, and diverse community means that our team is able to connect with

The Team that Cooks Together

If there’s one passion everyone in the Victoria office shares, it’s food. Either we love to cook it or we love to eat it. Most often it’s both. When a new restaurant opens downtown, we’re all clamouring to go try it out — hello, Island Poké! — and if you need an afternoon pastry, there’s always someone

Battlesnake 2018: Snakes in a Conference Centre

Battlesnake has become an annual highlight for the Sendwithus team and 2018 was no exception! We love connecting with sponsors and competitors from across the Pacific Northwest and seeing the creative ways that teams earn their way into the winner’s circle. Thank you to the 600 attendees who joined us this year, and if you

“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

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,