Start-up,
Technology,
Innovation.

Events to foster the entrepreneurial spirit.

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June 26, 2018 brian prokopowich0

A gathering of hackers, doers, and builders.

Key Media, the publishers of HRD Magazine and HRM Online, are proud to present Canada’s leading independent HR event: HR TECH SUMMIT TORONTO 2018! A two-day event consisting of two separate conference programs catering to all HR professionals, the HR Tech Summit is more than your typical HR conference. It features a contemporary trade expo, interactive workshops, thought-leadership interviews, engaging activities and more!

HR TECH SUMMIT – HOME


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February 21, 2018 brian prokopowich0

Details

Topic:
How to Hire Amazing Tech Talent From Around the World

Event Description:
An Intro to the Global Talent Stream Event Description: Are you struggling to hire great tech talent for your growing Canadian company? In this presentation, immigration lawyer Josh Schachnow will cover the basics of the Global Talent Stream, Canada’s newest immigration program that allows Canadian companies to hire foreign tech talent in as little as 3-4 weeks. This means you’re no longer limited to recruiting only within Canada because hiring tech talent from around the world has never been so quick and easy.

Agenda:

11:30am- 12pm Regestration & Networking

12pm – 12:30pm: General Presentation Session

12:30:pm: Q & A , Then Networking

Instructor:
We are pleased to have Joshua Schachnow from Joshua Schachnow Law presenting for us today!

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We are happy to announce that we have a great session planned as part of our StartupTech Acadamy a series of Lunch & Learn and after work Power hour training. This is part of our continued support to provide our members quality events, mentorship, and education. There is limited seating so book early!

Startup Tech Unleashed has partnered with boutique digital business firm Fractal Scale Inc., to bring its members the opportunity to drop in and get insight into how their business might be able to better develop their goals leveraging marketing and digital business strategy. This is for entrepreneurs and startups that have a solid business scope and are hoping to gain an edge from a raw, hands on, one on one, up front discussion with industry professionals. Points of discussion can range from UX, on-site optimization and digital marketing practices to a bigger picture analysis of how digital ties in with your greater business goals.


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February 6, 2018 brian prokopowich0

Come for the Beer, the Pizza & the Networking! Get a chance to meet some great people learn about some amazing startups.

Event cost: $15 on Eventbrite and $20 at the door.

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Featured speaker: Bohdan Zabawskyj co-founder of Fortay.ai

Fortay.ai is a machine learning platform that helps companies quantify their culture, screen for cultural alignment in candidates, nurture and improve company culture, engagement and employee retention with actionable insights.

Fortay provides a turbo boost in your hiring process, identifying top talent or high potentials upfront based on your company’s unique cultural fingerprint. We improve the hiring experience for both candidates and employees, allowing the hiring team to make smart objective hiring decisions!

Plus We will have the following companies pitching there product for 2 min.

-Coosha
-TBD

-TBD

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The structure of the event is below:

Our structure is we host an informal fireside chat with a featured speaker, Q & A session and open networking.

6:30: Doors open, Registration start’s and open networking till 7 pm

7:01 pm-7:09 pm: Introductions to StartupTech Unleashed & sponsors

7:10 pm-8:00 pm: Interview & Q&A session with our featured speaker.

7:40 pm- 8:30 pm: Open networking.

8:30 pm: Closing remarks.

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Bonus: Free pizza and fantastic door prizes.

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What we are all about:

This is a perfect event to network with fellow entrepreneurs, startup founders, tech enthusiasts or to just meet new people. Grab a bite and have a great night!

Who are our members:

Our events are great for Startups and businesses of all stages of growth our members range from the following tech circles:

• RealTech • MarTech • CleanTech • FinTech • MedTech • EdTech • Wearables •AR/VR

•IOT • Big Data and so much more.

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Sponsors:

We would like to thank all our sponsors for helping make the StartupTech Unleashed events possible.

Spaces: offers an inspiring work environment for professionals and growing businesses. In addition to office space, there are memberships and meeting rooms to help you think, create and cooperate with like-minded people. Spaces’ goal is to offer inspirational surroundings with an entrepreneurial spirit where ideas are born, a company can evolve and valuable relationships are built.

ClauseHound: Is a legal tool geared towards entrepreneurs, early-stage businesses and small businesses alike to help draft legal documents that make businesses more productive.

Verkspace: One of Toronto’s newest coworking experience in collaborative/community/shared workspaces located in Old Town. The beautiful space features a lounge and great areas designed to get work done and concierge services.

Conference Cloud: Is a next generation virtual attendance platform specifically designed for conferences to scale audiences and monetize their content. ConferenceCloud gives you a simple way to stream your conference live and help recover foregone revenue. Provide a truly unique digital attendee experience and with ConferenceCloud.

Skyphone: SkyPhone is a smartphone number in the cloud that manages all incoming calls into your business and directs them to the right person on your team regardless of their location or what type of phone they’re using.

Infotech Union: The free private community for professional {tech} Freelancers and Contractors to share new Opportunities, Projects, and Contracts.

DojoJobs: Your one stop solution for pre-vetted senior developers & IT talent. Are you looking to hire top talent for remote, contract or full-time talent. Are you a developer looking for pre-vetted contracts. Then Dojojobs.com the answer!

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Disclaimer: By signing up or attending any STU meetup event, you agree that StartupTech Unleashed may record or photograph the Event, (including You, your likeness, voice, image and any guest you bring), and use it publicly or privately in any form of media, including for commercial purposes.

The date, time and locations are subject to change without notice. We do not offer refunds however if you are unable to attend we may be able to provide you a ticket to another event. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.


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January 16, 2018 brian prokopowich0

Event cost: $15 on Eventbrite and $20 at the door.

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Featured speaker: TBD

All attendies will have 40sec to introduct themselves to the group!

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The structure of the event is below:

Our structure is we host an informal fireside chat with a featured speaker, Q & A session and open networking.

6:30: Doors open, Registration start’s and open networking till 7 pm

7:01 pm-7:09 pm: Introductions to StartupTech Unleashed & sponsors

7:10 pm-8:00 pm: Interview & Q&A session with our featured speaker.

7:40 pm- 8:30 pm: Open networking.

8:30 pm: Closing remarks.

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Bonus: Free pizza and fantastic door prizes.

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What we are all about:

This is a perfect event to network with fellow entrepreneurs, startup founders, tech enthusiasts or to just meet new people. Grab a bite and have a great night!

Who are our members:

Our events are great for Startups and businesses of all stages of growth our members range from the following tech circles:

  • RealTech • MarTech • CleanTech • FinTech • MedTech • EdTech • Wearables •AR/VR
  • IOT • Big Data and so much more.

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Sponsors:

We would like to thank all our sponsors for helping make the StartupTech Unleashed events possible.

ClauseHound: Is a legal tool geared towards entrepreneurs, early-stage businesses and small businesses alike to help draft legal documents that make businesses more productive.

Verkspace: One of Toronto’s newest coworking experience in collaborative/community/shared workspaces located in Old Town. The beautiful space features a lounge and great areas designed to get work done and concierge services.

Conference Cloud: Is a next generation virtual attendance platform specifically designed for conferences to scale audiences and monetize their content. ConferenceCloud gives you a simple way to stream your conference live and help recover foregone revenue. Provide a truly unique digital attendee experience and with ConferenceCloud.

Skyphone: SkyPhone is a smartphone number in the cloud that manages all incoming calls into your business and directs them to the right person on your team regardless of their location or what type of phone they’re using.

Arvuu Inc.: An interactive marketing company focusing on Augmented Reality and traditional marketing. The launched their own augmented reality viewer called ARenginePRO so that anyone can create their own projects.

Infotech Union: The free private community for professional {tech} Freelancers and Contractors to share new Opportunities, Projects, and Contracts.

DojoJobs: Your one stop solution for pre-vetted senior developers & IT talent. Are you looking to hire top talent for remote, contract or full-time talent. Are you a developer looking for pre-vetted contracts. Then Dojojobs.com the answer!

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Disclaimer: By signing up or attending any STU meetup event, you agree that StartupTech Unleashed may record or photograph the Event, (including You, your likeness, voice, image and any guest you bring), and use it publicly or privately in any form of media, including for commercial purposes.

The date, time and locations are subject to change without notice. We do not offer refunds however if you are unable to attend we may be able to provide you a ticket to another event. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.


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September 19, 2017 brian prokopowich0

Aviva Ventures, is looking to make strategic investments ($2-10M) in early-stage, high-growth potential startups in Canada. We’re interested in businesses that will bring new insights, opportunities and value to Aviva Canada, and help us create innovative and disruptive digital experiences for our customers. Due to the overwhelming  success at our first kick at the can- On September 27, 2017 We are coming back for more and hosting our yearly event called “Pitch Day” at our Digital Garage in downtown Toronto. We’re inviting the10 most disruptive Canadian-based startups to “Pitch” their business ideas to a panel of Aviva advisors.

 

Where we invest: 

We want to build a portfolio of businesses that specialize in these four investment areas:

 

  1. The IoT ‘Internet of Things’ (eg new technologies that connect your home, health or car to your smartphone)
  2. Data and analytics (eg machine learning, artificial intelligence and new software technologies)
  3. Distribution (eg new sharing economy platforms)
  4. Innovative customer propositions (eg smarter ways to reach customers, like peer-to-peer platforms)

 

Learn more at: https://www.avivapitchday.ca


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August 25, 2017 brian prokopowich0

  • We are happy to announce that we have launched our StartupTech PRO – Mentor service. This is part of our ongoing support for our members and the startup ecosystem. This will be a monthly service, with a variety of mentors available throughout the month!

    The cost is $10 and that will give you 45 minutes with a StartupTech: Pro-Mentor, and as an added bonus, you will be given 1 Free StartupTech: TO Meetup ticket.

    This is limited to the first 4 people that sign up!

    To register for the event, use the link below fill out the form and time you want to meet with Aileen.

            —>Book Your Mentor Session Here<— 

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    Drop-in Details: 

    This Drop-in is with Aileen Schultz | Marketing & Digital Business Professional

    Aileen Schultz is the founder of Fractal Scale Inc., a marketing and digital business firm that provides solutions for entrepreneurs and startups that don’t need nor can afford a full-time in-house team.

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CopyPurest
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aileen-schultz-56898889

    Main areas of expertise include:

    · Digital Strategy Development
    · Digital Centric Marketing and Business Planning
    · Social Media Strategy and Maintenance
    · Content Marketing Strategy and Development
    · On Site and Off Site SEO Strategy and Planning
    · Market Centric UX and Site Design

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    We have partnered with boutique digital business firm Fractal Scale Inc., to bring our members the opportunity to drop in and gain digital business insights. This is for entrepreneurs and startups that have a solid business scope and are hoping to gain an edge from a raw, hands on, one on one, up front discussion with industry professionals. Points of discussion can range from UX, on-site optimization and digital marketing practices to a bigger picture analysis of how digital ties in with your greater business goals.

Hey Brian, get the conversation started!


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    August 23, 2017 brian prokopowich0

    Attention all StartupTech members there is a great event that is happening and we have a great discount for you to attend. Please use the following discount code: UNLEASHED20

    Use the link: http://elevatetoronto.com/

    Elevate Toronto is a world-class innovation festival being held from September 12th to 14th, where the globe will gather in Toronto to discover, connect with, and be inspired by the individuals who are shaping what’s next. Elevate is a non-profit organization led by MaRs Discovery District, TechToronto, OneEleven, #movethedial, Cossette Communications, NewCo and the Spotlight Awards, in partnership with the City of Toronto. Help us bring the world to Toronto! Elevate Toronto is in search of Canada’s best and brightest to join our rapidly-growing team.

    Final pitch application deadline (Aug 23, 5pm EST) for startups making waves in the digital media and entertainment industries during Elevate Toronto’s Immersive Media track (http://elevatetoronto.com/event/elevate-immersive-media) on September 13, 2017 at House of VR, produced by CFC Media Lab’s IDEABOOST (http://www.ideaboost.ca)- Canada’s digital media and entertainment startup community and accelerator for early stage, high-potential companies. Who should apply? Companies with the following tech: #VR #AR #IoT #Hardware #Wearables #BigData #AI and #MachineLearning who want to get in front of industry, investors, creators and leaders.

    In order to help us achieve our vision, we are currently seeking talented and driven volunteers who are passionate about innovation and technology. If you are interested in volunteering with Elevate Toronto please fill out the Google Form below and come out to our info session at Brightlane (545 King ST W, Toronto) on August 29th at 6PM (the Exchange -Floor 1)! https://goo.gl/forms/VgtDZGkfmegdyJTi1

    For more information about the conference, visit elevatetoronto.com! Questions? Email volunteer@elevatetoronto.com.


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    August 22, 2017 brian prokopowich0

                                          

    Bring Your own lunch, or we can provide just use the link.

    —-> Register For Event & Order Food Here <—-

    Featured Speaker (more details below): Aileen Schultz | Marketing & Digital Business Professional

    Featured Topic:

    What does SEO, thought leadership, content marketing, influencer marketing and building domain expertise all have in common? One core strategy – getting to the center of a network (a.k.a “network centrality”).

    Network centrality is an important concept in marketing. It is the root science behind a TON of better known, and high impact methods of growing your idea or brand. This lunch and learn will focus on defining network centrality and what it means to your growth strategy. We’ll look at real-life experiments that used network theories to build centrality. We’ll also learn about ways that you can apply the same techniques to your business, brand or next big idea.

    You will walk away with:

    Understanding: learning the core strategy behind a TON of better-known marketing strategies, like SEO or Influencer Marketing.

    Relation: how it relates to your business and your current growth strategy.

    Application: Some techniques for applying these concepts right away.

    Schedule:

    11:30 am -11:59 am Registration, Grab your food

    12 pm-12:45 pm Event starts at 12 sharp, with Q&A at the end

    12:46 pm -1 pm Networking

    1 pm: Event Ends

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    Bring your own lunch or We can provide you one for $15.

    Choice of:

    1) Chicken bbq caesar wrap, side noodle salad, apple: https://www.farmboy.ca/kitchen/chicken-bbq-caesar-wrap/ (https://www.farmboy.ca/kitchen/chicken-bbq-caesar-wrap/)

    2) Southwestern veggie wrap, side salad, apple:  https://www.farmboy.ca/kitchen/southwestern-veggie-wrap/ (https://www.farmboy.ca/kitchen/southwestern-veggie-wrap/)

    *Food provided by Farmboy Catering

    By ordering a food item, it will include your event ticket

    We will provide coffee, tea, and bottled water!

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    About our events:

    StartupTech Unleashed is proud to launch our launch & learn series. We will be providing our Lunch & Learns a few time per month. This is part of our ongoing commitment to provide value to all of our members.

    These services will be provided to all our official StartupTech members, so if you have not signed up as members do that today, our membership comes in a free version and VIP. ( If you have not registered for membership yet we will have membership forms at the event.)

    These services will be provided to all our official StartupTech members, so if you have not signed up as members do that today, our membership comes in a free version and VIP. ( If you have not registered for membership yet we will have membership forms at the event.)

    Plus the sessions will be recorded & slide will be made available for viewing and downloading for our VIP members.

    Slides will be emailed to all attendees of the events

    The format will include 1 to 2 speakers wrapped around a single topic. 45 min long

    Categories we will be covering in the future:

    Legal, HR, Biz 101, Grants, Funding, Dev, Marketing/PR, Empowerment, StartupTech Founders Series among many other topics.

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    About the Speaker:

    Aileen Schultz is the founder of Fractal Scale Inc., a marketing and digital business firm that provides solutions for entrepreneurs and startups that don’t need nor can afford a full-time in-house team.

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CopyPurest
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aileen-schultz-56898889

    Main areas of expertise include:

    · Digital Strategy Development
    · Digital Centric Marketing and Business Planning
    · Social Media Strategy and Maintenance
    · Content Marketing Strategy and Development
    · On Site and Off Site SEO Strategy and Planning
    · Market Centric UX and Site Design


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    July 21, 2017 brian prokopowich0

    • We are happy to announce that we have launched our StartupTech PRO – Mentor service. This is part of our ongoing support for our members and the startup ecosystem. This will be a monthly service, with a variety of mentors available throughout the month!

      The cost is $10 and that will give you 45 minutes with a StartupTech: Pro-Mentor, and as an added bonus, you will be given 1 Free StartupTech: TO Meetup ticket.

      This is limited to the first 4 people that sign up!

      To register for the event, use the link below fill out the form and time you want to meet with Aileen.

                          —>Book Your Mentor Session Here<— 

      ——————————————————————————-

      Drop-in Details: 

      This Drop-in is with Aileen Schultz | Marketing & Digital Business Professional

      Aileen Schultz is the founder of Fractal Scale Inc., a marketing and digital business firm that provides solutions for entrepreneurs and startups that don’t need nor can afford a full-time in-house team.

      Twitter: https://twitter.com/CopyPurest
      LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aileen-schultz-56898889

      Main areas of expertise include:

      · Digital Strategy Development
      · Digital Centric Marketing and Business Planning
      · Social Media Strategy and Maintenance
      · Content Marketing Strategy and Development
      · On Site and Off Site SEO Strategy and Planning
      · Market Centric UX and Site Design

      —>Book your mentor session here<— 

      ——————————————————————————-

      We have partnered with boutique digital business firm Fractal Scale Inc., to bring our members the opportunity to drop in and gain digital business insights. This is for entrepreneurs and startups that have a solid business scope and are hoping to gain an edge from a raw, hands on, one on one, up front discussion with industry professionals. Points of discussion can range from UX, on-site optimization and digital marketing practices to a bigger picture analysis of how digital ties in with your greater business goals.

    Hey Brian, get the conversation started!


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      July 18, 2017 brian prokopowich0

                                               —-> Register For This Event Here<—-

      Featured Speaker (more details below): Aileen Schultz | Marketing & Digital Business Professional

      Featured Topic:

      Network centrality is an important concept in marketing. It defines how central or core something is to a particular network. This lunch and learn will focus on defining network centrality and what it means to your business. We’ll look at real-life experiments that used network theories to build centrality. We’ll also learn about ways that you can apply the same techniques to your business, brand or next big idea.

      Schedule:

      11:30 am -11:59 am Registration, Grab your food

      12 pm-12:45 pm Event starts at 12 sharp, with Q&A at the end

      12:46 pm -1 pm Networking

      1 pm: Event Ends

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      This event includes light lunch, coffee, tea, and pop!

      ———————————————————————————–

      About our events:

      StartupTech Unleashed is proud to launch our launch & learn series. We will be providing our Lunch & Learns a few time per month. This is part of our ongoing commitment to provide value to all of our members.

      These services will be provided to all our official StartupTech members, so if you have not signed up as members do that today, our membership comes in a free version and VIP. ( If you have not registered for membership yet we will have membership forms at the event.)

      These services will be provided to all our official StartupTech members, so if you have not signed up as members do that today, our membership comes in a free version and VIP. ( If you have not registered for membership yet we will have membership forms at the event.)

      Plus the sessions will be recorded & slide will be made available for viewing and downloading for our VIP members.

      Slides will be emailed to all attendees of the events

      The format will include 1 to 2 speakers wrapped around a single topic. 45 min long

      Categories we will be covering in the future:

      Legal, HR, Biz 101, Grants, Funding, Dev, Marketing/PR, Empowerment, StartupTech Founders Series among many other topics.

      ——————————————————————————-

      About  the Speaker:  

      Aileen Schultz is the founder of Fractal Scale Inc., a marketing and digital business firm that provides solutions for entrepreneurs and startups that don’t need nor can afford a full-time in-house team.

      Twitter: https://twitter.com/CopyPurest
      LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aileen-schultz-56898889

      Main areas of expertise include:

      · Digital Strategy Development
      · Digital Centric Marketing and Business Planning
      · Social Media Strategy and Maintenance
      · Content Marketing Strategy and Development
      · On Site and Off Site SEO Strategy and Planning
      · Market Centric UX and Site Design