2018 Partner Events

USA-CEE Digital Day

June 18th, 10am – 4pm

The annual USA-CEE Digital Services Matchmaking Day connects top CEE Digital/Software talent with American companies (both software/IT firms and non-IT firms) in search of top digital talent.

Digital and software talent in Eastern Central Europe is among the best in the world – at highly-competitive pricing. Dispersed across countries as diverse as Estonia, Poland and Romania, top tech companies from CEE will be in New York to meet digital buyers from US companies. We’ll make sure that you meet the people you want to meet, from across the CEE region, including Poland, Hungary, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Romania, Ukraine, Slovakia and Belarus.

Attendees at DeveloperWeek New York have Complimentary entrance, but Registration required.

Location: Rise New York, 43 W.23rd Street, New York, NY


Haarlem 2 Harlem International Pitchfest

Tuesday, June 19, 6pm – 9pm

Silicon Harlem in Harlem, New York and HaarlemValley in Haarlem, Netherlands are having an International Pitchfest. Three startups chosen by each country are selected to present their startup to a panel of experienced judges. Investors will be within the crowd to talk to these startups after the event.

If you would like to apply to be one of Silicon Harlem’s three companies submit your application here:


Application deadline June 12 @ 1pm

Attendees at DeveloperWeek New York have a Complimentary entrance, but Registration required.

Location: Columbia University: Lenfest Center for the Arts 615 W 129th St, New York, NY 10027


Delighting Users and Developers: Lessons Learned Improving UX and DX

Tuesday, June 19, 5:45pm-7:45pm

Developer Experience & User Experience: Tried & True Methods for Improving Both

Join us for a panel discussion on user experience, developer experience and methods of improving both, featuring Jade Wang, Jess Rosenberg, Connor Peshek and Ollie Hsieh from Cloudflare, and moderated by Andrew Fitch from Cloudflare. Our panelists will speak about their experiences developing user-facing applications, developer-facing tools, best practices they learned in the process, and future platform features.

There will also be time for food, drink and socializing.

6:00pm: Doors open, snacks & networking
6:30pm: Panel kickoff
7:30pm: Panel conclusion – Post event discussion & networking
8:00pm: Event conclusion

Location: Ramona 2 Blocks North of Brooklyn Expo Center, Brooklyn, NY 11222


Developer Happy Hour

Wednesday, June 20 5:30PM – 7:30PM

ECom invites you to a Developer Happy Hour!
Have a drink on us & find your next role!

Location: Bar 13 Rooftop 35 East 13th St, New York

Please RSVP by June 15th to [email protected]

End-to-End Encrypt User Data in Your Firebase & Twilio Apps

Thursday, June 21, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Like Smokey the Bear says, only YOU can prevent data breaches!

Join us for a workshop to learn how to use existing code to build encryption and password security into your product without having to become an security expert.

The workshop will consist of two parts: 1) How to implement End-to-End Encryption to keep your product’s data secure from cloud providers, hackers and curious eyes and 2) How to implement a password hashing technique that can’t be breached.

Location: Microsoft at Time Square 11 Times Square 9th floor in the Belasco Conference Room, New York, NY 10036