Sponsor Watch: PayPal/Braintree

Sponsors are a huge part of Hackagong. Without the generous contributions from our sponsors, we wouldn’t be running this awesome Hackathon! This is Sponsor Watch, where we take a quick look at one of our sponsors.

Company: PayPal/Braintree
Company Website: developers.braintreepayments.com
Location: The internet! (also offices all over the world but its more about the payments)
Number of Employees: Many

What does your company do?

Online Payments

How did your company first get started? What’s the origin story?

Theres a fun to use interactive timeline available here:  https://www.paypal-media.com/au/history

Why did you sponsor Hackagong 2015?

cause HACKAGONG!!!

Has your company ever held internal hackathons?

Yes many many of them

What is the most awesome thing or project your company has done?

There’s a long long list!

What are you most looking forward to at Hackagong 2015?

Seeing all the amazing projects at Hackagong 2015!

Are you currently hiring and if so, what type of person are you looking for?

Many positions available on our website under careers : www.braintreepayments.com/careers

What trending technology are you most excited for over the next 5 years?

All the ways that payments will be built into ALL the apps.

Hackagong and WITS thanks PayPal/Braintree for supporting our event…AGAIN! Without them Hackagong would not be possible.

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