Events

Jul
29
Tue
Blast Off Into Business
Jul 29 @ 7:45 am – Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm

3 Full Days on preparing a business plan, acquiring government assistance, government regulations and financial planning and projections. Enhance your success by starting your business with a sound basic understanding.

Link: http://ceed.ca/

Jul
31
Thu
Global Business Development
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn about interacting with large tech firms, early adopter programs and developing global channel partners from an expert in the M&A field with many years experience. 

Link: www.voltaeffect.com

Extreme Coffee: “Payments 101, Part 2″ with Jim Brown & Jeremy Murray
Jul 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Jim and Jeremy from SALT will discuss the elements of merchant discount rates, transaction fees, cross-border fees, assessments and other costs associated with payment processing. Extreme Coffee is about supercharging your Tuesday and Thursday afternoons with a themed talk, entrepreneurial minds, and lots of free coffee. Come to Extreme Startups for a dose of inspiration and return to your work refreshed and ready for some more hustle.

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/ExtremeStartups/events/195566582/

OpenSource Beer with HelioSpace
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 31 @ 9:00 pm

This month, Heliospace is hosting Bricobio (a group of amateur and experienced biologists alike) to biohack with you – yes, you guessed it – BEER. 

Price: (Donation)

Link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/opensource-beer-by-bricobio-helios-tickets-12325446743

The CKNW Young Entrepreneurs Interview Series: Igor Faletski (CEO) & John Boxall (CTO), Mobify Research and Development Inc.
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 31 @ 9:30 pm

The Young Entrepreneurs series features a one on one interview with some of BCBusiness’s 2014 30 Under 30 winners, highlighting their experiences and stories as they navigate the earlier stages of their businesses. These young business leaders will represent multiple industries, and like most game changers – their stories will include aspects of innovation, disruption, failure, and success. 

Price: $35

Link: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-cknw-young-entrepreneurs-interview-series-with-mike-eckford-tickets-11886265139

Startup Drinks Vancouver
Jul 31 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Startup drinks are a casual gathering at the end of each month for anyone who’s interested in startups.

Link: http://www.meetup.com/Vancouver-Tech-Co-Founders/events/190100252/

Bitcoin with Bex.io
Jul 31 @ 10:00 pm – 12:00 am

Next Thursday’s salon will feature Jesse Heaslip from Bex.io. Jesse is going to present and refresh us on what Bex has been up to and doing. With an international scope and client base, Bex is a Vancouver Bitcoin start-up scene darling. Bex is described as a “Bitcoin exchange in a box” platform solution. 

Link: http://www.meetup.com/bitcoinvan/events/197062322/

Aug
1
Fri
Legalities of a Business for Startups
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Great legal advice on contracts, purchasing agreements and structuring your business.

Link: http://ceed.ca/

Aug
2
Sat
Haskellers Meetup
Aug 2 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 2 @ 8:30 pm

Monthly meetup to discuss and learn about Haskell. All welcomed. Join the group to find out what topics are covered each month.

Price: Free

Link: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/haskellers-montreal

Aug
3
Sun
Montreal Startup Breakfast
Aug 3 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

Get more out of the day and grab a healthy meal with startuppers at this monthly Breakfast Club. This month, Aurore Liang (Tours Chine) share share her style of travel & how she came up with her idea for personalized travel in China.

Price: 20

Link: http://startupbreakfastclub.com/event/montreal/

Aug
5
Tue
Sales Strategies for Business Growth
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

The ins and outs of selling, the sales process, closing sales including a variety of tools and templates to assist in the sales cycle. A great session to learn how to grow your sales and your business.

Price: 125

Link: www.ceed.ca

Ottawa Ruby- Web Project Night
Aug 5 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 5 @ 10:00 pm

All Web Developers and Designers are welcome — no matter your skill-level.Bring a Design/Ruby/Javascript/Python/PHP project to work on, even if it’s just an idea, sit around the tables and hack alongside fellow web developers and designers.

Price: $0

Link: http://www.meetup.com/OttawaRuby/events/192447972/

NoSQL for SQL Professionals @ TBD
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 5 @ 9:00 pm

We will cover how NoSQL paradigm impacts all roles in IT including Business Analysts, Data Modeler, Database architects, DBAs and Developers. It also impacts how business thinks about databases but we will leave that for some other time.

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/TorontoHUG/events/174630552/

Summer Node.js Meetup – Microservices, PostgreSQL, and a fireside chat
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 5 @ 9:00 pm

Join us Tuesday Aug 5th for the summer 2014 Node.js meetup. We’ve got two great talks, a fireside chat, and pizza and beers courtesy of The Working Group. 

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/toronto-node-js/events/197517782/

Hack Night @ Assembly Coworking Space
Aug 5 @ 8:00 pm – 12:00 am

Every Tuesday night from 6pm to 10pm, “Hack Nights” come alive with hustlers, hackers and hipsters coming together to work on their start-up ideas. If you are working on something tech related, and are in the pre-investment stage, this event is for you!

Price: Free!

Link: http://www.meetup.com/Startup-Calgary/

Google Developer Group Edmonton @ Startup Edmonton
Aug 5 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am

Google Developer Groups Edmonton aims to provides resources, meetups and discussions about the technologies and platforms offered by Google.

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/startupedmonton/events/190803632/

Aug
6
Wed
Sales Presentations and |Management
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

How to prepare the best sales presentation to present your product or service in a manner that will allow you to gain customers and how to then manage the sales process.

Price: 125

Link: www.ceed.ca

Meteor Hack Night
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 6 @ 9:00 pm

Bring your ideas, pair with other developers, and start building! Meteor Hack Night is open to all. If you’re a seasoned developer or just starting out and have an interest in Meteor.

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/Meteor-Code-Club/events/185859682/

ProductTO – Experience maps and user journeys @ TBA
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 6 @ 8:00 pm

At this session, we’ll be talking about experience maps, user journeys and more. We’ll start the session with some short introductory talks from local Toronto Product people, who will share their experiences, problems and successes in this theme.

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/ProductTO/events/195151632/

Aug
7
Thu
Extreme Coffee: “Beyond Email: Enterprises & Cross-Platform Apps” with Manny Elawar
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Manny, a Blackberry Developer Evangelist at Blackberry, will be talking about how enterprises can benefit from cross-platform apps. Extreme Coffee is about supercharging your Tuesday and Thursday afternoons with a themed talk, entrepreneurial minds, and lots of free coffee. Come to Extreme Startups for a dose of inspiration and return to your work refreshed and ready for some more hustle.

Price: Free

Link: http://www.meetup.com/ExtremeStartups/events/196507612/

R/GA TechStars Accelerator + Shoplocket IoT Hardware/Software Mixer
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 7 @ 9:30 pm

Join us on August 7th to meet the team behind the NY based R/GA accelerator powered by TechStars. Applications for R/GA’s connected devices accelerator are open until the 25th.

Price: Free

Link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/rga-accelerator-shoplocketthe-blueprint-iot-hardwaresoftware-mixer-tickets-12424948355

Toronto Ember.js Meetup
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 7 @ 10:00 pm

The format is pretty simple: we’ll start with a short presentation about something Ember related. Then people can ask questions, talk to each other and discuss all things Ember!

Price: Free

Link: https://unspace.ca/events/