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April 2014
$139

Waterloo Innovation Summit: what makes a great innovation economy?

April 14 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm
Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre,
200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 Canada
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The Waterloo Innovation Summit is an annual conference bringing together global thought leaders to facilitate the expansion of an innovation culture through the continued development of technologies, approaches, and industries. This year’s Innovation Summit will explore what makes a great innovation economy from the perspective of business leaders, budding entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and international collaborators. Keynote speakers include: Rebecca Hwang, Co-founder, YouNoodle Eric Migicovsky, Founder & CEO, Pebble Technology Dash Dhakshinamoorthy, Founder, StartupMalaysia.org Gary Goodyear, Minister of State, Federal Economic…

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$99

Startup Weekend Waterloo kicks off April 4th at 6pm for 54-hours

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - April 6 @ 9:00 pm
Communitech Hub,
151 Charles Street West, Kitchener, ON ON N2G 1H6 Canada
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Startup Weekend Waterloo Region: Community Edition Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local…

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$139

Waterloo Innovation Summit is taking place on April 14th and 15th

April 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre,
200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 Canada
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A GLOBAL CONFERENCE IN THE HEART OF ONTARIO The Waterloo Innovation Summit fosters global innovation conversations by bringing together innovators, global thought leaders, policy makers and academics who have the power to influence change and drive prosperity. The summit aims to facilitate the expansion a global culture of innovation through the sharing of information. Last year, the inaugural conference introduced the world to the Quantum Valley Investment Fund, a venture capitalist fund providing financial and intellectual capital for the development…

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March 2014
$100 (for studends) $350 regular

2nd annual jQuery Conference is happening in Toronto March 15th and 16th

March 15 @ 9:00 am - March 16 @ 5:30 pm
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts,
1 Front Street East, Toronto, ON M5E 1B2 Canada
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The 2nd annual jQuery Conference in Canada, the largest Javascript event in the country, exploring cutting-edge tools and techniques for building web sites and applications for the modern web. jQueryTO(2014) features a 2 day schedule with a series of international and local speakers providing insights into the future of development, design, user experience and performance using JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

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February 2014

Wearable Wednesday February 2014

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Wearable Wednesday February 2014: PUSH & Construct Hackathon Winner Wednesday, February 26, 2014 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM February 2014′s featured wearable tech company will be Toronto’s PUSH who will be demoing the first fitness tracking device that measures strength along with engaging in a discussion around the Quantified Self. We will also have a presentation from HackerNest who will be giving us the rundown from their Mind & Motion Hackathon. Social to follow. Drinks/eats provided. Here is the game…

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Free

Startup Career Expo in Toronto

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
MaRS Centre,
CR-3 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7 Canada
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Meet Toronto’s bustling startup scene at the Startup Career Expo. Over 60 of Toronto’s hottest startups will be there. There’s no better place and time to start up your career. Find exciting opportunities to be part of our growing startup community. Be inspired to mingle with the rising stars from Canada all under one roof! Don’t miss your chance to be part of the biggest startup fair in the GTA yet! Get your resume ready and come on down to…

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$60

Young Entrepreneurs Night with Bruce Croxon on February 20th

February 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Windsor Arms Hotel,
18 St. Thomas Street, Toronto, Ontario Canada
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Bringing together Toronto’s young entrepreneurs for a night with Bruce Croxon of the Dragons Den at the Windsor Arms Hotel on February 20th. Network with your peers and hear from Bruce Croxon, founder of online dating website Lavalife, owner of Vida Wellness Spas and partner of Round 13 Capital Investment Firm. Ticket price includes appetizers and one drink. All proceeds from this event will support the highest priority needs of Mount Sinai Hospital.

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Free

Pre-SXSW Meet & Greet in Vancouver on February 20th

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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SXSW is coming up fast and we’ll be there to cover the entire event. For those startup who are also making the trek down and want a bit of a primer before hand, the fine folks at 6S Marketing, Roam Mobility and Eventbase have organized a Pre-SXSW Meet & Greet. The free event is happening on Thursday, February 20th 2014 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST) in Vancouver. This will be a good opportunity to meet others Canadians who…

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December 20132013
Free

Maple Leaf Angels “Curbside Mentoring” Event

December 3, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Firkin on King,
461 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K4 Canada
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The 3rd edition of our highly popular curbside mentoring event! Our most popular event is back! Join us on December 3 from 4pm to 7pm for Curbside Mentoring.  Our last event in July had over 140 founders and investors in attendance. Are you running a start-up?  Do you have questions on what you should do to bring your company to the next level?  MLA, Toronto’s longest operating Angel group would like to meet you and help.  MLA Members and Partners…

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October 2013
$12

Day Job Doc Premiere Screening

October 8, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox,
350 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5V3X5 Canada
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Day Job Doc is a film that follows the gruelling process of three start-up companies in Toronto’s Extreme Startups Accelerator. The film explores the real life stories of these entrepreneurs as they build their idea into a startup company – each facing their own set of unique challenges over the intense 12-week program. In the heart of Toronto where many start-ups are born, Jeremy Potvin, (CEO of Shifthub), Jayesh Parmar (CEO of Picatic), and Nima Garidideh (CTO of Venio) reveal…

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