Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NewCo Toronto will not take place in June as originally planned. We are looking at options for a fall festival and will post more info as soon as we know more. Please stay safe and be well.
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NewCo, a revolutionary concept that creates a platform to learn, connect, and celebrate the world’s most innovative and mission-driven organizations. NewCo represents a radical departure from the traditional conference format. Rather than learning in a conventional setting, festival attendees visit companies of their choice throughout the city. They learn about the companies first-hand from leaders and CEOs, right inside the offices. Apply to host in 2020(Date TBC).
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Since 2012, NewCo has reached over 50,000 people, through our events in over 25 cities. Reach out to us to discuss how your company or organization can connect directly with the NewCo ecosystem and connect with the new generation of business founders and leaders. Join us on our mission to change the way business gets done.
2019 Selected Sessions
This timely session will discuss the importance finding the right mix of AI & Data signals to enhance your customer's experience. Whether at the on-boarding stage, point of decisioning on behalf of that customer, the…Read More
As a Canadian born and bred company, Workhaus has a strong belief in building community first. This session will be about demonstrating the impact that having a strong community has on the workplace in order…Read More
Hint: Because Facebook wants to eat the Internet, and WeChat shows the way. (cross posted from Searchblog) I’ll never forget a meal I had with a senior executive at Facebook many years ago, back when I was just starting to question the motives of the burgeoning startup’s ambition. I asked whether the company would ever support…
This is an edited version of a series of talks I first gave in New York over the past week, outlining my work at Columbia. Many thanks to Reinvent, Pete Leyden, Cap Gemini, Columbia University, Cossette/Vision7, and the New York Times for hosting and helping me. Cross posted from Searchblog. Prelude. I have spent 30-plus…
If predictions are like baseball, I’m bound to have a bad year in 2019, given how well things went the last time around. And given how my own interests, work life, and physical location have changed of late, I’m not entirely sure what might spring from this particular session at the keyboard. But as I’ve…
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“I really liked that there were both large and small, and old and new companies involved in this event. Really great energy!”
“I always tell people it is a city-wide innovation open house. Such a cool opportunity to meet many new innovative companies and people in one city.”
“I had a blast. It reinvigorated me, which I think might be a measurable outcome to consider . Sometimes we go to these events to remind us that what we are doing or pursuing makes sense.”