Rails Girls Summer of Code

Platinum Sponsors

  • Travis is an Open Source company, born and raised in beautiful Berlin. Travis CI is their hosted continuous integration service for the open source community. It is integrated with GitHub and offers first class support for a ton of programming languages, like Python, Go, PHP, Java, C++ and of course Ruby. They also launched Travis Foundation, a non-profit organisation which aims to make Open Source an even better place. One of their goals is to make Rails Girls Summer of Code a recurring tradition.

  • GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, faster. Originally founded by Tom Preston-Werner, Chris Wanstrath, and PJ Hyett to simplify sharing code, GitHub has grown into the largest code host in the world.

Gold Sponsors

  • Google is a multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. They also are contributing to Open Source whith their own Open Source program. Their Open Source section releases Google-created code, providing vital infrastructure, supporting Open Source organizations, handling internal Open Source compliance, and by running student outreach programs such as Google Summer of Code and Google Code-in.

  • SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere. Recording and uploading sounds to SoundCloud lets people easily share them privately with their friends or publicly to blogs, sites and social networks.

  • DigitalOcean is a simple cloud hosting provider, dedicated to offering easiest way to spin up a cloud server. DigitalOcean's goal is to make complex infrastructure simple and delight developers with a seamless experience that brings them joy. The DigitalOcean site with built on Rails, making them all the more excited to support Rails Girls Summer of Code and the open source contributions "Rails Girls" makes possible.

Silver Sponsors

  • Envato is the Melburne-based company behind an ecosystem of sites that helps millions of people earn and learn. They love Summer, Rails, and supporting women in the tech community, which makes Rails Girls Summer of Code & Envato a match made in Internet heaven. They also are one of our amazing Coaching Companies.

  • Anynines is an upcoming PaaS written in Ruby. Anynines is operated by enterprise-rails.com, a Rails-focused hosting service and a division of Avarteq. This year they are joining us as a co-organizer and supporter.

  • Engine Yard is the leading cloud application management platform empowering developers and DevOps to provision, manage and monitor applications in the cloud. As an active sponsor and participant in the Ruby on Rails community since 2006, we are very proud to support Rails Girls Summer of Code!

  • Orcas Net develops industry-leading financial advisor management software. Believing that a diverse and open developer community strengthens our industry and improves our world, we are delighted and proud to support the mission and participants of the Rails Girls Summer of Code.

  • Cognitect makes simple tools (Clojure, Datomic) for solving complex information problems, and has a team of expert consultants designing and building software solutions with those tools. Cognitect believes in building thriving communities around technology, empowering developers of all backgrounds to tackle hard problems.

Bronze Sponsors

  • Wooga is one of the most popular social games developers for web and mobile in the world. The company is based in Berlin and employs over 250 people from 40 nations, working together on free-to-play games that are enjoyed by around 50 million players per month.

  • Planio is a leading project management suite and code hosting platform — proudly built upon one of the oldest Open Source Rails projects: Redmine. Maintaining and helping a big project with a long history move from Rails version to version is both challenging and rewarding. We'd love to see more women and girls in Open Source Rails projects!

  • Carbon Five is a longtime member and supporter of the Rails community. With locations in San Francisco and Santa Monica, Carbon Five enjoys hosting and providing mentorship at hack nights, tech talks, and workshops. They are excited to sponsor the Rails Girls Summer of Code and help pave the path for young women in technology.

  • Articulate makes software that gives millions of people access to life-changing education. We’re passionate about removing barriers to learning, and supporting women in tech. Sponsoring Rails Girls is one way we’re living out these values. We’re honored to help bring more women into the wonderful world of code.

  • Shopify helps emerging small businesses get off the ground and grow into successful companies by creating great technology and by making it accessible to people that previously wouldn't be able to afford it.

  • Tealeaf Academy is an online school for learning professional grade web development. Its 3-course bootcamp-style curriculum takes students from development fundamentals to building complex production quality web applications. Tealeaf believes in the RailsGirls mission, and are strong supporters of diversity in the programming industry.

  • nugg.ad was founded in 2006 and is Europe's largest targeting platform with cutting edge real-time technology for audience targeting, efficient brand advertising and data management. As such, we are very proud to support Rails Girls Summer of Code and to help diversify tech!

  • Site5 provides award-winning customer support and hosting solutions to customers around the world. Site5 strives to empower coders world wide and we are proud to lend our support to Rails Girls Summer of Code to empower young girls to explore their passion for programming.

  • AGiLE ANiMAL builds web apps, mobile products and APIs for businesses. As the Founder, I have a selfish reason for supporting Rails Girls SoC: my 2-year-old daughter Erika. She loves lightsaber fights and sparkly shoes and I want the software industry to be a great place for her to work by the time she’s old enough, if that’s what she chooses.

  • New Relic is a Software Analytics company that makes sense of billions of metrics across millions of apps. We help the people who build modern software understand the stories their data is trying to tell them. With firm roots in the Open Source Community, we’re thrilled to support RailsGirls and the amazing work they do.

  • Malwarebytes builds Internet security software that detects and removes malware antivirus doesn't catch. As a company we are deeply invested in the developer community and believe brilliant code can change the world. That's why we are proud supporters of the Rails Girls Summer of Code, its participants, and its mission.

  • Keen IO is an analytics API for the modern developer. Use Keen IO to collect JSON events from any source and make charts, graphs, and reports based on the data you've collected. We're a big supporter for equality and diversity initiatives in technology and are very proud to be a part of the Rails Girls Summer of Code program.

  • innoQ is a consulting/software development firm with a focus on technology and architecture, doing Rails development since 2007. We are supporting Rails Girls Summer of Code for the second time because we want to help increase the number of women who consider a career in tech and foster their chances to achieve this goal.

  • ThoughtWorks is a software company and a community of passionate, purpose-led individuals. We think disruptively to deliver technology to address our clients' toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change.

  • DaWanda is the online marketplace for unique and handmade items. More than 220.000 Designers and creatives offer their one of a kind and limited-edition products for sale.

  • Carnes Media is a web and mobile design and development consultancy. We believe strongly that the tech industry should look a lot more like the population as a whole, and we're excited to support Rails Girls Summer of Code.

  • cloudControl is Europe’s Platform-as-a-Service pioneer, supercharging software development since 2009. Our platform for developing and running web applications enables teams to focus on creating great apps. We’re sponsoring Rails Girls Summer of Code because it supercharges women in the tech community – Go Rails Girls!

  • PAYMILL provides online businesses of all sizes easy access to online payments through a simple REST API, many supported wrappers and languages. We believe that developer communities can help us improving our products through the interaction & curiosity - therefore wishing all Girls a great time at Rails Girls Summer of Code!

  • At Groupon we rely heavily on open source technologies to innovate in our daily work, and encourage our engineers to give back to the OSS community. Community matters to us on an internal, local, and global scale — which is why we're excited to once again sponsor Rails Girls Summer of Code.

  • Toptal Toptal is a marketplace that provides the highest quality of engineering talent for any web, mobile, or desktop technology stack. At Toptal we appreciate the diversity of our developers, and we are happy to once again support Rails Girls with their mission of assisting female developers everywhere.

Sponsorship Guidelines

Rails Girls Summer of Code is here to support women on their way into Open Source.
Please see our Sponsorship Guidelines for further information on how we stand behind our values.