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Get inside the world’s most intriguing companies to learn, connect, and celebrate. Full schedule launching soon.See 2019 Host Companies
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The best way to experience and learn about the innovation economy isn’t in a stuffy ballroom – it is up close and personal, in its native habitat. 80+ of the most innovative businesses in Toronto will open their doors to the public on May 24, 2019. Attendees get an up-close & personal look behind the scenes with a dynamic and intensive series of experiences inside the offices of these organizations. FREE to attend so register today.
NewCo, a revolutionary concept that creates a platform to learn, connect, and celebrate the world’s most innovative and mission-driven organizations, is coming back to Toronto on May 24, 2019. 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 2019.
SickKids is challenging Canada’s tech and innovation community to be as invested in SickKids’ future as they are in their companies. Their goal: $25 million for new, state-of-the-art spaces, people, and programs. As drivers of change, you are redefining how we live: how we invest, how we connect with friends and family, how we think and act. Join the fight today and support them through sharing on social, donating or hosting an event.
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2019 Selected Sessions
The journey from Smart Nora’s early prototype days in the garage to having a growing team in a downtown office space has been an exciting one. Join CEO and Co-founder of Smart Nora, Behrouz Hariri,…Read More
A deeper dive into Facebook's presence in Canada and how its mission and values come to life in daily decisions and products across their family of apps and services including Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and Oculus.Read More
Connected’s mission is to help its clients build better software products through the integration of strategy, design, and engineering. But how does such an ambitious undertaking translate into a thriving culture and an inspiring brand?…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!
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.
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.”