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6 Toronto crowdfunding projects to support right now

Posted by Jeanie Tran / January 17, 2016

tito ronsToronto is home to many innovative people who've come up with great ideas and products but are short on the resources needed to bring their projects to fruition. These budding entrepreneurs have turned to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter to enlist your help.

Here are 6 Toronto-based crowdfunding projects you can support right now.

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Week-long tech festival coming to Toronto this summer

Posted by Amy Grief / January 5, 2016

techweek torontoSummertime in Toronto is also synonymous with festival season. But in addition to the concerts that dominate our weekend schedules, there's a new tech-focused fest making its way to this city for the very first time.

Techweek, founded in Chicago back in 2011, is celebrating its fifth birthday by expanding north of the border into Toronto. It's a seven-day conference and technology expo that aims to bring together "a mixture of entrepreneurs, visionaries, and thought leaders." And along with Toronto, it'll grace seven American cities including New York and Los Angeles.

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The top 10 Toronto social media hits & blunders in 2015

Posted by Amy Grief / December 26, 2015

deadraccoonTOIt was a wild and wacky year in Toronto filled with enough memes and 6-related social media antics to keep us satiated for some time to come. Yet, as we roll into 2016, it's high time we reflect back on what kept us entertained - or had us cringing - online this year.

Here are 10 social media hits and blunders from Toronto in 2015.

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10 holiday gift ideas for tech heads in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / December 14, 2015

selftraitToronto is a hot spot for high-tech companies and startups as well as for makers, hobbyists and technology enthusiasts. But what to get your tech savvy friends who already have the latest and great iGadgets?

Here's a roundup of holiday gift ideas for tech heads in Toronto.

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Toronto getting a Sports Innovation Hub

Posted by Amy Grief / December 11, 2015

sports innovation hubToronto's Ryerson University is well known for the DMZ, one of Canada's largest incubators for businesses and tech startups. Now, the university's Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) is launching the Sports Innovation Hub (SPIN), for what else but sports-related ventures.

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Norm is Canada's most valuable Tweeter

Posted by Amy Grief / December 11, 2015

norm twitterIt was the year of @Norm, with the Ward 40 Toronto city councillor gaining international attention for his dad-joke friendly Twitter feed and tendency to defend Drake against bullies.

It should come as no surprise then that Twitter users voted Norm Kelly as Canada's Most Valuable Tweeter. Yes, #MVTCanada2015 (not to be confused with MTV Canada) is a thing.

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