Notes on the tech industry.
Startups that raised money in April 2022
Fifty six non-public tech companies raised investment capital in April 2022. This post provides a list and CSV file of all the companies that raised money from investors and Venture Capital firms. Epic Games topped the list with $2 billion dollars of capital to play with.
Tech in the Bay
101 SaaS Companies in San Francisco
This post lists out one hundred and one Software As A Service companies with headquarters offices in the city of San Francisco. The full list of nearly four thousand SaaS companies can be viewed on your Employbl dashboard.
Tech hiring trends
51 Most In-Demand Tech Jobs Right Now
We queried more than 40k job listings from over one thousand tech companies and startups to see the most in demand job titles. If you're looking for a job in tech in 2022 these are the positions that tech companies are hiring for.
Companies by Investor
Craft Ventures Portfolio Companies
This post looks examines 149 companies in the Craft Ventures venture capital portfolio. It showcases new Series A and Seed startups as well as public companies the firm has invested in. Login to the Employbl dashboard to see the full dataset.
5 Most Promising Cannabis Tech Startups
The cannabis culture has experienced growth for the past few years. The tech sector of the CBD industry has continued to light up new inventions and innovations. These technological advancements continue playing a crucial role in the cultivation, distribution, and consumption of legal cannabis globally.
Overcoming Phone Anxiety for Your Next Phone Interview
Understanding why we have anxiety surrounding phone calls will lead to solutions that help curb this aspect of the job search. It’s my hope that after reading these tips, you’ll hang up your next interview with a brand new job.
Writing: The Software Developer's Superpower
Writing is a deeply underestimated skill within the field of software development. Learning how to be a clear and concise writer is the fastest way to level up your output and effectiveness. In this post, you will find 3 strategies you can utilize to improve and stand out as a writer.
tech industry & immigration
Contract work, tech giants, recruiting agencies and the H-1B visa system
The H-1B is a temporary non-immigrant visa. Someone that comes to the USA on an H-1B visa can stay in the country for three years and renew it once for a grand total of six years.
7 ways to improve as a software developer
Picking how to move forward requires reflecting on why you wanted to learn to code in the first place and defining goals and where you want to go. Whenever I feel stuck in how to advance professionally I try to focus on a few of these areas.
The 2 types of software engineering interviews and how to prepare for them
Technical interviews can be broken down into two broad categories: domain specific interviews and computer science fundamentals interviews. To grow your career as a software engineer it’s important to recognize the different methodologies for evaluating talent.
Job Hunting & Hiring
Tech Recruitment Agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area
A summary of technical recruitment agencies work in the Bay Area. How much do they cost? How do they work? What are the advantages? What are the drawbacks? What technical recruitment agencies exist in the Bay Area?
Build authentication into your Laravel API with JSON Web Tokens (JWT)
In this tutorial we’re going to expand the API we built in the previous tutorial to include authentication. By default Laravel includes authentication for session based authentication.
Use the Repository Design pattern in a Laravel application
There’s an alternative approach to development that abstracts some calls into PHP classes called Repositories. The idea is that we can decouple models from controllers and assign readable names to complicated queries.