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Without the support of our generous sponsors, ScaleConf would be a vastly more expensive conference for our attendees.

We would like to give a huge thank you to our confirmed 2020 sponsors.

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Elastic is the world’s leading software provider for making structured and unstructured data usable in real time for use cases like search, logging, security, and analytics. Founded in 2012 by the people behind the Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash open source projects, the Elastic Stack, X-Pack, and Elastic Cloud have had more than 100 million cumulative downloads to date. Elastic is backed by Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, and NEA with headquarters in Amsterdam and Mountain View, California, and offices and employees around the world. To learn more, visit www.elastic.co.

Luno’s main mission is to upgrade the world to a better financial system. We make it safe and easy to buy, store and learn about cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Decentralised cryptocurrencies will fundamentally change how the world views and uses money, and we are part of this evolution!

Our team currently consists of 150-200 mission-driven people with roots in companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon and we operate on a global scale with a presence in Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, South Africa and Europe.

With us, every problem is met with a solution built on scalability! We have grown our engineering team by 200% in the last year, and adapted our architecture to accommodate 50 contributors across one version of code - adopting a micro-services strategy to an event-based architecture.

Be part of the change: www.luno.com

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company and global leader in networking products and services, acquired local startup Cape Networks in 2018. As Cape Networks we had a big vision to improve the way the Internet works for everyone. We built a small team of skilled engineers and designers in Cape Town and a product that won us Best Startup of the year from Wi-Fi NOW.

Today, our product is the fastest growing in the Aruba portfolio and our Cape Town-based team is recognised as being at the leading edge of design thinking and execution. We are growing our team, building new products, and scaling our systems to meet a >20x surge in demand during the next 12-18 months.

Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's mission in Africa is to make the internet an integral part of everyday life in Africa, by increasing its relevance and usefulness, eliminating access barriers for potential users, and developing products that are meaningful for the countries in the region. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia.

For more information, visit developers.google.com, and follow us on twitter.com/googledevs.

The Takealot Group – a young, fast growing group of South Africa’s leading e-commerce companies: Takealot.com, Superbalist.com and Mr D Food.

We offer a dynamic working environment with great people and a promise that you won’t be bored, as long as you’re up for a challenge and want to contribute to something great.

We work hard, have fun, take ownership, and are always open to direct feedback and new ideas for where we can improve. Our teams are smart, entrepreneurial, solutions-orientated and completely customer-centric.

Everyone works together with the shared ambition of building the Takealot Group into the leading e-commerce company in Africa. We’re short on ego and high on output, doers as well as thinkers and we LOVE what we do.

Our Engineers are involved in the full software life cycle, from design and development to ownership and maintenance. Our fast-paced, agile deployment cycle means we can iterate quickly and deploy improvements for our customers every day.

Travelstart is the leading Online Travel Agency in Africa and the Middle East. Operating in 18 markets across the region each with their own localisation requirements. An international team boasting a staff compliment from 32 different nationalities.

Travelstart sees its technology as a core asset and is investing heavily in giving customers as well as its employees a great experience. The Travelstart development team prides themselves for being agile, continuously improving and delivering high quality features whilst pioneering new technologies at the forefront of innovation.

An environment where, at its core, we value learning & growing, taking ownership, cross team collaboration, self organisation and delivering technically superior travel and e-commerce solutions.

With Offices in, Athens, Porto, Taipei, Dubai, Cairo, Lagos and Cape Town, the development team continue to work towards mastery on a global scale.

Visit www.travelstart.com for more info.

Capitec is a South African retail bank that offers simplified, affordable and transparent banking using innovative technology.

Our driving force is to help our clients improve their financial lives and put them in control of their money. We do this through our Global One solution, which offers our clients transactions at lower fees, savings plans with highly competitive interest rates, personalised credit products and an affordable funeral plan based on their needs. And with technology like our cellphone banking app and tap to pay-enabled Global One card, we put the value back into our clients’ pockets – helping them to simplify banking and live better.

This commitment, combined with our pillars of simplicity, affordability, accessibility and personalised experience, has not only earned us the title of South Africa’s leading retail bank, but also recognition as the best bank in the world.

Visit www.capitecbank.co.za for more info.

OfferZen is an online tech marketplace that connects South Africa's top tech talent with over 1000 companies who are working to grow their teams. We flip the normal recruitment process on its head because companies reach out to candidates who are actively looking for new opportunities. Our mission is to help people unlock their potential by helping them build awesome software. For more information, visit www.offerzen.com.

Impact is a marketing technology company helping brands grow by optimizing their paid marketing and media spend.

The Impact platform was designed to respond to marketers' demands for simplicity, transparency, performance, and confidence to drive growth through marketing. Impact's platform is the first native integration of leading solutions to stop ad fraud, enable more confident decisions through media measurement, attribution, and mix optimization, and create new performance partnerships, including with influencers and strategic partners.

Founded in Santa Barbara, CA in 2008, Impact has grown to over 375 employees and ten offices globally including Cape Town, across the United States, Europe, and Asia.

To learn more, visit www.impact.com.

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