During a NewCo festival, host companies invite you for an up-close and personal view into how they run their business.
NewCo takes you backstage to connect with a wide spectrum of founders and thought leaders.View All 2016 Presenters
Get inside the world’s most intriguing companies to learn, connect, and celebrate.See All 2016 Host Companies
NewCo, a revolutionary concept that creates a platform to learn, connect, and celebrate the world’s most innovative and mission-driven organizations, is holding its first Canadian NewCo Festival on September 15, 2016 in Toronto. 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. Applications are closed for 2016 but you can apply to host next year.
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2016 Selected Sessions
Come inside and hear how Founder and Creative Director Julia Grieve has made her mark on both the Canadian and global fashion markets. Under her guidance, Preloved has transformed into a lifestyle brand over the…Read More
The reality is that the same problems with investment management and many other industries persist in Canada. However, too few Canadian companies are willing to boldly tackle these issues head on. In a conversation moderated…Read More
As leaders in child health, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) partners locally and globally to improve the health of children through the integration of care, research and education. Come inside the CIGITI (Centre for…Read More
NewCo Toronto opens the doors of over 40 inspiring businesses for you to explore. Get inside companies like Google Canada, Wealthsimple, Soulpepper Theatre Co, Airbnb and many more on Sept. 15th!
Get inside the NewCo experience. During a NewCo festival, host companies invite attendees inside their headquarters, offering an up-close and personal view into how they run their business.
Preterm and underweight babies who survive their first month can still suffer severe long-term health problems — diabetes, heart disease, developmental delay. Keeping them warm can help prevent those problems. Jane Chen, Embrace Innovations’ CEO and co-founder, tells NewCo that over the next few years the company wants to go from helping 200,000 babies across 14 countries in the developing world to helping a million. In order to do that, it’s counting on an assist from its consumer-facing product — Little Lotus.
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“We had some great conversation during our session, people throwing out new ideas that we hadn't even thought of before! ”
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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.”
“We should be sending nearly everyone at our company to this event next year. ”
“NewCo is more than the sum of its parts; it's an event and experience that you start to really appreciate a few months after all is said and done when the new connections you've made with prospective users, fellow entrepreneurs and like minded people start manifesting themselves into new partnerships.”
“The best thing about being a NewCo host is that the audience members are both intelligent and intensely curious, leading to a great discussion. Afterwards it was amazing to witness the whole company taking part in educating and connecting with the attendees.”