Sendwithus Powers Up Victoria’s Tech and Entrepreneur Community with Fifth Annual Startup Slam Tech Conference 2018


Entrepreneurs, Developers, and Students Converge at Free, Educational & Networking Event at University of Victoria


500+ Attendees Will Learn from & Connect with Professionals at GitHub, Workday, Sendwithus, HighTechU, and MetaLab


What: Sendwithus, makers of Dyspatch, will be hosting their fifth annual Startup Slam at the University of Victoria on September 22. The free event provides founders, startup entrepreneurs, developers of all levels, and students a full day of networking opportunities, one-on-one meetings with experts, and workshops on Entrepreneurship, Product and Design, Beginner and Student Tech, and Advanced and Professional Tech. Created in 2014, Startup Slam has grown to be the largest technology conference in Victoria, drawing interest from around the globe. This year more than 500 attendees are expected to learn actionable strategies and best practices from experts at GitHub, Workday, Sendwithus, HighTechU, MetaLab, and more. A sampling of session topics at this year’s event include:

  • The Future of Product Development: Fostering Innovation with Multi-Disciplinary Expertise
  • What Silicon Valley Taught Me about Building World Class Products
  • How to Build Inclusive Products in the Tech for Good Space
  • Iterative Game Design: Learning from Failure
  • BCom to Business Systems: How I Hacked a Career in Tech Startups
  • Making a Blazing Fast Python Server in The Age of Node and Go
  • Your New Studio: A Code Walkthrough of Android Studio

When: Saturday, September 22, 2018

Where: The University of Victoria, ECS Building.  Participants can register to attend at

“We are fortunate to be able to give back to Victoria’s growing tech community, which has always supported Sendwithus and our growth,” said Brad Van Vugt, co-founder of Sendwithus. “Startup Slam, Battlesnake, and our involvement with HighTechU are incredibly important to us as a company and we look forward bringing technology students and professionals together to share ideas, knowledge, and expertise for a long time to come.”

About Sendwithus
Dyspatch is an email production platform that helps Enterprise organizations create and change transactional and triggered emails faster, by centralizing template creation, approval, and publishing processes. The powerful API, visual editor, and built-in device testing allow for cutting-edge email strategy and execution while helping establish consistency in both branding and legal compliance across multiple teams. Sendwithus has been helping leading brands, including Microsoft, Autodesk, and Zillow craft exceptional communications experiences since 2013.

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