Various media, talks, and publications about technology.
Peggy announces US $8M seed financing - Private Capital Journal
Craig Follett and Adam Meghji founded Peggy officially launched with backing of US $8M seed funding from Real Ventures, ZVC, Garage Capital, Portage, Nomad Capital and private investor, Bob Harding, David Marcus, UK-based rapper Tinie Tempah, and others.
Rose Rocket | Blog Post - What's next for Rose Rocket Engineering?
Last week, our company announced our Series A investment from world-class investors Lee Fixel of Addition and Mo Koyfman of Shine Capital. This marks a milestone for us as a company, and subsequently a great opportunity for the growth of both our team and our product.
Starting and Scaling Engineering Teams with Ian Logan and Arvin Lat
Swarm w/ Us is a series of roundtable conversations between top-tier talent as they discuss tools, processes, and rituals that enable them to perform at thei...
Filipinx in Tech: Why Startup Cap Tables Matter
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Filipinx in Tech Presents: Filipinx in Leadership
Eventbrite - Filipinx in Tech presents Filipinx in Tech Presents: Filipinx in Leadership - Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - Find event and ticket information.
What's it Like to Work at Drop
Please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about Drop.Ian: I've been at Drop for about two years in my current role. I'm the Vice President of Engineering I lead the team. I scale the team and work with engineers closely.Prior to Drop, I come from Airbnb where I also had held similar roles.
Tech in T.O.: Why some of the world's leading tech minds are coming to Canada | Globalnews.ca
Toronto's technology industry is growing, and it's drawing some of the world's biggest and brightest technological minds to the city - and many are choosing to stay. A few tech leaders spoke to Global News anchor Farah Nasser about #TechInTO and why they are choosing to live in the city.
Tech Leadership from 0 to Scale, Tue, Mar 19, 2019, 6:30 PM | Meetup
Details In this talk, Ian and Darren will illustrate how the role of a technical leader evolves throughout the early and formative stages of company growth. They'll highlight key learnings identified as the Drop Engineering team has rapidly grown from 2 members to over 20 in just 2 years.
Why Airbnb's Director of Engineering Left to Build a New Start-Up
Ian Logan was one of the first employees at Airbnb, eventually becoming the company's Director of Engineering. Now, he's taking the lessons he learned there to build a new start-up called Drop. Drop is an app that rewards users with money to spend at their favorite retailers.
How I Landed at One of Canada's Fastest Growing Startups
This past year, I moved on from Airbnb, one of the world's most innovative companies, and more generally Silicon Valley. I now live in Canada and am the VP Engineering at Drop. I'll rewind history before sharing what led me to Drop. Originally from Canada, I graduated a decade ago from the University of Waterloo studying computer science.
Airbnb Product and Engineering Teams Now Landing in Portland
Airbnb is on a mission to help people belong anywhere in the world. To reach this goal, we are building an exceptional product for our guests and hosts, with a fast-growing team of some of the smartest people in the industry.
129: The Engineering of Payments (Ian Logan)
Chad talks with Ian Logan, an Engineering Manager at Airbnb, on the challenges, ideology, implementation, and future of their payments system.
Scaling Marketplaces - A Panel Discussion w/ Airbnb, Homejoy, Wanderable
The explosion of online businesses connecting buyers and sellers is changing commerce as we know it in every vertical. Balanced is hosting a panel discussion to explore the key inflection points in growing marketplaces. CTOs and VPs of Engineering from Airbnb, Wanderable and Homejoy will share lessons learned and best practices for scaling marketplaces.
'A Bigger Impact On the Bottom Line': 10 Startup Employees Recount Early Growth
What makes a startup a startup? Is it the headcount of a nascent company that earns it the title, or the achievement of fast growth, driven either by a growing market or the mere fact founders have taken money from venture capitalists? Whatever your definition of startup, each organization is unique.
API World 2013 Conference & Festival: PANEL: Money Team - Payments, APIs and b...
Moderators Chris Larsen is CEO and Co-founder of Ripple Labs, the organization that built the Ripple protocol. Ripple is an open source decentralized payment network and virtual currency. More information can be found at www.ripple.com.
Secret Ingredients to Building Airbnb's International Payments Platform
By Ian Logan Airbnb has become a trusted global marketplace for finding the most interesting places to stay in the world. Part of what has helped build trust in the community has been our safe and secure payments platform.