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At the core of Gibraltar's thriving gaming economy are the developers and software engineers so this month we want to celebrate them. Gib Devs Meetup & Startup Grind Gibraltar are kicking off Heroku Special Product and Engineering Month announcing our event on Thursday 24th October at 6:00 pm at Supernatural, WTC Gibraltar. Hope you can join us for this special!
Our second speaker is Patrick Di Loreto Chief technology Officer at Addison Global who will talk about "From 0 to your first million customers using serverless stateful architecture" explaining the journey to build your technology platform to support your business growth. Patrick is leading the development of the company's next generation platform. Passionate about Functional Programming and Machine Learning, he is an experienced engineer focused on designing and implementing distributed systems for highly available and scalable platforms.
**This a FREE event to register**
Thursday 24th October at 6:00 pm Supernatural, World Trade Center Gibraltar
Heroku, a long-time partner of Startup Grind is a cloud-based, platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that gives startups a powerful solution for building, deploying and operating their business-critical apps. The Heroku platform is fully-managed, meaning that we take care of servers, hardware, and infrastructure, so you can keep your team lean and focused on product. Heroku grows with your business — use a range of free services to get established and then scale up with increased usage. This year at Startup Grind we're focused on educating not just startup founders, but startup teams as well. We're thrilled to partner with Heroku for Product + Engineering month in October. At Startup Grind chapters around the world, we'll be supporting the technical side of startup teams.
Born and brought up in Gibraltar her entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 22 launching the first company in PR and promotional work ‘DM Promotions’, since the early days her passion for running and creating her own business models was clear with a fiercely entrepreneurial family background.
Also involved in a landmark case at a young age for Gibraltar when she was denied the right to vote in the first European elections the case was taken to the European Court of Human Rights and was successful. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthews_v_United_Kingdom
After taking time out to start a family and living abroad she returned to her hometown in 2017 and soon set up a new business One Media and Events. The application to become City Chapter Director for Gibraltar for the organisation Startup Grind powered by Google for Entrepreneurs was successful and the first event which sold out with over 100 attendees was launched in March 2017. In February 2018 Denise was given the “Rookie of the Year” Award in San Francisco during the director’s retreat organised at the SuG Global Conference for being the best new chapter in a city with a population of only thirty thousand.
During this time Gibraltar Government announced the regulatory framework for Distributed Ledger Technology also known as Blockchain. Because of her work in supporting startups, tech and creating a network they became actively involved by sponsoring her events. The platform that SuG together with this development locally has opened up multiple opportunities in this new tech industry and in the past 4 months she has been appointed to represent two globally well known blockchain related groups the GSX Group’s Blockchain Innovation Centre and Coinsilium.