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Platinum
Skylight

Skylight is a smart profiler that lets you quickly diagnose and resolve performance issues with your Rails apps where it matters: in production. It's built by the fine folks at Tilde Inc, who have spent the last few years building open source projects like Ember, Handlebars and Rails itself. Visit skylight.io to start your free trial.

Gold
Heroku

Heroku, a Salesforce company and industry pioneer in platform as a service (PaaS), enables developers to build and run applications entirely in the cloud, without the need to purchase or maintain any servers or software. Over 5 million apps, including ones from Macy’s, Product Hunt and Citrix run on Heroku. With support for the most popular languages such as Ruby and Node.js, a high-scale data services including Postgres and Redis, and an add-ons ecosystem featuring over 150 cloud application services, Heroku provides companies from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises with a faster and more effective way to create, deploy and manage apps.

Checkr

Checkr's mission is to build a fairer future by improving understanding of the past. Our platform makes it easy for thousands of customers to hire millions of people every year. Using Checkr's advanced background check technology, companies of all sizes can better understand the dynamics of the changing workforce, bring transparency and fairness to their hiring, and ultimately build a better future for workers.

Flexport

Flexport is a platform for global trade in an industry that comprises 12% of global GDP. We’re using software to transform the analog world of freight shipping, equipping the world’s fastest-growing brands with new tools and better data for managing their global supply chains. To date we've shipped more than $9B worth of goods, and we're just getting started. Our goal is to enable a seamless web of commerce around the world, eliminating distance and complexity as barriers to trade.

Silver
Launch Darkly

LaunchDarkly is the feature management platform developers and operations teams are using to eliminate risk from their software development cycles. As companies transition to a world built on software, there is an increasing requirement to move quickly, balanced with the desire to maintain control. Modern development teams use feature management as a best practice to separate code deployments from feature releases, so they can turn code on/off without having to redeploy. With LaunchDarkly, teams control their entire feature lifecycles from concept to launch to value.

Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix is reinventing the shopping experience by delivering one-to-one personalization to our clients through the combination of data science and human judgment. Stitch Fix was founded in 2011 by CEO Katrina Lake. Since then, we’ve helped millions of men and women discover and buy what they love through personalized shipments of apparel, shoes and accessories, hand-selected by Stitch Fix stylists and delivered to our clients’ homes. For more information about Stitch Fix, please visit http://www.stitchfix.com.

Sentry

You’re a very good developer… Probably. Regardless, you write bugs. That’s unavoidable. What is avoidable is wasting time trying to track down the cause of those bugs. Sentry.io provides Rails (and full-stack) error tracking that lets you monitor and fix problems in real time. See the severity and scope of any error, get immediate access to the stack trace, connect the problem directly to the commit that caused it, and fix it without delay.

Bold Penguin

Bold Penguin is the insurtech innovator based in Columbus, Ohio that rapidly increases speed-to-bind for commercial insurance. In 2016, we launched a highly efficient exchange that enhances the connections between customers, agents, and carriers—reducing friction in the buying process for everyone. Integrating technology with the human touch, the exchange is powered by a recommendation engine that’s always learning, utilizing data to predict optimum placement of insurance risks.

Citus Data

Citus is worry-free Postgres that is built to scale out. Made for SaaS and enterprises, Citus is an extension to Postgres that distributes data and queries across multiple nodes. Whether you need to scale out a multi-tenant app—or are building real-time analytics pipelines that require sub-second responses—Citus makes it simple to shard Postgres. Our Citus distributed database is available as open source, as enterprise software, and as a fully-managed cloud database.

JetBrains

JetBrains creates intelligent, productivity-enhancing tools for software developers to simplify their challenging tasks and automate the routine ones. JetBrains RubyMine (https://www.jetbrains.com/ruby/) is the most powerful IDE (Integrated Development Environment) on the market today, specially designed for developers working with Ruby and Ruby on Rails. It is famous for its outstanding Code Insight features including code autocompletion, code navigation, language-specific inspections with quick-fixes, smart notifications, refactorings, and in-editor quick documentation. The IDE also provides a built-in test runner, debugger, VCS support, and other essential tools supporting cutting-edge Ruby technologies.

Zendesk

The best customer experiences are built with Zendesk. Zendesk’s powerful and flexible customer service and engagement platform scales to meet the needs of any business, from startups and small businesses to growth companies and enterprises. Zendesk serves businesses across a multitude of industries, with more than 125,000 paid customer accounts offering service and support in more than 30 languages. Headquartered in San Francisco, Zendesk operates worldwide with 15 offices in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America. Learn more at https://www.zendesk.com/. Interested in knowing what we do in the community? Check out the Zendesk Neighbor Foundation to learn more about how we engage with, and provide support to, our local communities.

Bronze
Nexmo

Nexmo is a global cloud communications platform, providing APIs and SDKs for messaging, voice, phone verification, advanced multi-channel conversations and video calling with the OpenTok API. With our Messages and Dispatch Beta you can now integrate with various communication channels including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Viber. We support open source libraries for PHP, Python, Ruby, Node.JS, Java and C# .NET enabling you to build scalable communications features.

Mode Analytics

Businesses use Mode to turn data into a force of gravity that brings people—data experts and domain experts alike—together to solve their hardest problems and drive action. Mode is an integral part of data science workflows at Lyft, Twitch, Intercom, Patreon, Shopify, and 700 other data-savvy organizations. Headquartered in San Francisco, we come from all kinds of places and perspectives and work together to make our product—and our community—the best they can be.

Justworks

Justworks helps entrepreneurs and businesses grow with confidence by giving them access to big-company benefits, automated payroll, HR tools, and compliance support — all in one place.

Other
Heroku

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ActBlue

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