March 20th, 2015

Yext Supports #STEMlikeagirl Event

The Academy for Software Engineering (AFSE) hosted an event this week called #STEMlikeagirl, designed to encourage young female students to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields (aka STEM). Yext sponsored the event along with Github, izone, RPI, and the NYC Department of Education. The AFSE is a New York City high school […]

April 24th, 2014

Yext at NY’s Uncubed Event

The NYC Tech Scene made a strong showing at #Uncubed last week. Our recruiters had a blast hanging out and chatting with top talent at our Keg & Karaoke lounge. We’re growing quickly so recruiting is a top priority! We have 275+ employees and are looking for new hires in all of our departments. It was […]

March 13th, 2014

uWaterloo Alumni Tech Panel

On Tuesday evening, we opened up our office to uWaterloo co-op students and alumni working in the NYC area. Students gathered in the Yext headquarters to learn more about what it’s like to live and work in the New York tech scene, including jobs, housing, and social life. Our panelists for the evening included (from […]

February 27th, 2014

AWS User Group Meetup

This week, Yext hosted the NYC AWS User Group to discuss techniques enabling migration applications to AWS. Education technology company Knewton, had their own unique perspective on the topic and joined in on the presentation. We started the evening with drinks and networking. One of the guests was overheard joking about our idea of “light refreshments.” At Yext, […]

September 30th, 2013

ICBM Build System Launch Celebration

The Yext engineering team celebrated their first substantial contribution to the open source community with a talk and open house.  You can read more about the build system Ilia’s Crazy Build Machine in our more technical blog post. We had over 90 RSVPs for the event, and a great turnout of software engineers, systems engineers […]

August 15th, 2013

An Evening with Yext and NYC Hacker Union

On Thursday, August 8, the Yext engineering team welcomed 100 software developers, hackers, and innovators as we hosted the NYC Hacker Union for a Hacker Forum at our Madison Square Park HQ. NYC Hacker Union organizer, Brandon Diamond, and Sean MacIsaac, CTO at Yext, welcomed the crowd and kicked off the event. The topic for […]