How to use your skills for good

You work hard to develop your skills. Maybe you think, it’s finally time to give back. Or maybe you’re a student and need relevant experience on your resume. But, picture this… You’re sitting alone at your laptop with a coffee in hand. For hours, you Google volunteer openings in the area. You’ve signed up for… Continue reading How to use your skills for good

GROWtalks Toronto: A hands-on playbook for startup success

  EVENT: GROWtalks Toronto DATE: February 21, 2013 | 10:00AM- 4:00PM VENUE: George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre ADDRESS: 245 Church Street, Lecture Theatre ENG 103, Toronto, ON Canada REGISTRATION: http://growtalks-toronto.eventbrite.com/   GROWtalks is a one day conference focused on how to create simple, actionable metrics, and use them to make better product and marketing… Continue reading GROWtalks Toronto: A hands-on playbook for startup success

FITC Toronto 2013: The Design & Technology Festival

  EVENT: FITC Toronto 2013 DATE: April 21-23, 2013 VENUE: Hilton Toronto ADDRESS: 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto, ON M5H 2L2 REGISTRATION: http://fitc.ca/event/to13/tickets/ Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity. For FITC Toronto 2013, we have assembled an all-star cast of speakers including: film makers, motion graphic directors, Prix Ars Electronica winners, Artists, Programmers, Performance Artists, Illustrators, Creative… Continue reading FITC Toronto 2013: The Design & Technology Festival

Social Media and The Digitization of Manufacturing

By: Shanza Anwaar Is your business prepared for the third industrial revolution? Can you keep up with the changing landscape of manufacturing? The digitization of manufacturing is in the throes of changing how manufacturers do business in today’s high-speed, hyper-connected world. The rapid dissemination of information through online social media is bringing change to traditional… Continue reading Social Media and The Digitization of Manufacturing

DEM Society presents the Young Entrepreneurs’ Challenge 2013

Are you interested in Marketing, Business Strategy, Media, Design or Development? Do you have an innovative startup business idea? There’s an opportunity for everyone at the Young Entrepreneurs’ Challenge! DEM Society presents the 2nd Annual YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS’ CHALLENGE – YEC ’13! YEC’13 is a 2 day conference featuring the most captivating speakers across Southern Ontario… Continue reading DEM Society presents the Young Entrepreneurs’ Challenge 2013

Why is the Toronto Region Canada’s Innovation Leader?

By: Fatema Fatakdawala In a recent speech  to the Toronto Board of Trade (TBOT), Professor David Naylor, President of the University of Toronto discussed why the Toronto Region is Canada’s innovation leader. The short answer to this question was a phenomenon known as  multiplicative convergence.  He explained using three examples. 1) Toronto’s Food and Beverage sector is the largest in Canada,… Continue reading Why is the Toronto Region Canada’s Innovation Leader?