Events

Oct
2
Thu
Startup Next Calgary
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – Nov 6 @ 11:00 pm

Startup Next is the #1 startup pre-accelerator in the world that has helped its graduates get accepted into top accelerators including Techstars, 500 Startups and many others. This mentor-driven program consists of 3 hour weekly (once a week) sessions for five weeks and an opportunity to gain access to post program value-adds like demo days, continued mentorship, and investor introductions. Application deadline is September 18, so hurry up!

Link: http://www.startupnext.co/calgary

Nov
3
Mon
DevFest @ The Profile: #200
Nov 3 – Nov 9 all-day

DevFest.ca is a week-long workshop-series and hackathon about bleeding-edge technologies for experienced developers taking place weeknights and over the weekend. Weeknight workshops are $10 each, and a weekend day pass is $95. 

Price: $95

Link: http://www.devfest.ca/

Start an eNewsletter @ CEED Halifax- Halifax Shopping Centre- Tower 1 suite 103
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Learn how to create and circulate an eNewsletter to publicize and grow your business!

Link: http://ceed.ca

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution – MaRS Global Leadership
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm

Join us for an evening with Walter Isaacson as he discusses the insights from his new book, The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution.

What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into disruptive realities? What led to their creative leaps? Why did some succeed and others fail?

Price: $20

Link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-innovators-how-a-group-of-hackers-geniuses-and-geeks-created-the-digital-revolution-mars-global-registration-13734932553?aff=htxGL

Mobile Monday @ Ceili's Pub and Restaurant
Nov 3 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Mobile Monday is an informal grassroots event that happens around the world on the first Monday of every month for mobile developers, carriers, and connected individuals, and includes industry gossip, tech talk, and lots of beer. With 125,000 members worldwide, Mobile Monday is a big deal in the global mobile industry. 

Price: free

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

Tech Startups Networking + Film Premiere: The Rise & Rise of Bitcoin
Nov 3 @ 10:00 pm – 12:30 am

Calling all Vancouverites in the tech, business & startup community! This is a great opportunity to network with others interested in tech, and learn about Bitcoin. Hosted by Michael Vogel, CEO of Netcoins and with special guest speakers Jesse Heaslip, CEO of BEX.io Jason Carvalho & Aly Dhalla from TriCelerate. As part of the evening, we will be screening the highly anticipated documentary “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin”. 

Link: http://netcoins.eventbrite.com

Nov
4
Tue
Lean Entrepreneur Program | Launch Academy @ Launch Academy: #300
Nov 4 all-day

The latest cohort of Launch Academy’s Lean Entrepreneur Program begins on November 4th, and runs on Tues and Thurs nights until Nov. 27. Enjoy the early bird pricing until October 24th – hurry because there’s only 4 seats left! 

Price: $750

Link: https://www.picatic.com/LEPNovember14

Montreal Startup Breakfast
Nov 4 @ 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, David Benoit & Tim Beck of Starscale.com present how to deal with card-not-present fraud.

Price: see details

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

Dynamic Networking @ CEED Halifax- Halifax Shopping Centre- Tower 1 suite 103
Nov 4 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn the value of networking as well as tips and techniques to ensure successful networking through effective use of social media! 

Price: 125.00

Link: http://ceed.ca

Big Data Montreal
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – Nov 4 @ 8:30 pm

13th edition of Big Data Montreal features 3 Flash talks:1) Alexandre Rafalovitch, author of the book “Apache Solr for Indexing Data How-to”, gives an intro on how startups/small businesses can easily add search features to existing tech stack. 2) Dan Mazur talks about “Everything you always wanted to know about Hadoop, but were afraid to ask!”3) Nan Zhu shares his insights on how to interact and contribute to the Spark Community: how to get started and ask questions, report bugs, or submit patches

Price: Free

Link: http://www.bigdatamontreal.org/

Web Project Night – All Web Developers and Designers Welcome! @ Location To Be Determined
Nov 4 @ 6:30 pm – Nov 4 @ 10:30 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.Make some progress on your project

Price: $0

Link: http://www.meetup.com/OttawaRuby/events/203513272/