One of the best parts of doing Startup Ottawa is connecting with new entrepreneurs who are developing great applications. Last week I met up with Jon Cianciullo the creator of Cluztr. If you haven’t come across it yet, Cluztr is a social network built around web clicks. It allows you to share your clicks with [...]
I went to the Women 2.0 event last night and it was probably the best event I have been to this year. I go to a lot of camps and other events around Ottawa and in other cities. They are usually good events but for the most part people "broadcast present" and there is minimal [...]
Melanie Gallant and Monika Surma just invited me to the next Women 2.0 meeting. How can that be? A man invited to Women 2.0? Apparently the format for this meeting is based on the Girl Geek Dinner which are open to men only if they are accompanied by a women. So find a geeky women and sign [...]
Ali Karbassi over at Idée Inc. in Toronto just made me aware of Lunch 2.0 Canada. Lunch 2.0 is essentially a lunch event at any local tech company where people get together, check out the host’s offices and meet the interesting people that work there.
Idée Inc. is hosting one this friday at their Toronto office at 223 Queen Street [...]
Heri from Montreal Tech Watch, just emailed to tell me about Blitzweekend which is taking place in Montreal on March 1st and 2nd.
They are inviting teams of entrepreneurs, designers, developers to design, develop and deploy a web app in 48 hours. It sounds similar to startupweekends but they are breaking it down into 10 or 15 teams. Heri says [...]
This is a great idea. Our friends at OCRI and Market2World have created a really unique site that allows people in the technology sector in Ottawa to share their stories. The site is called 82000 Reasons because there are 82000 technology workers in this town. They even have prizes:
The best story contributions will qualify for prizes, including round trip tickets on [...]
I just finished doing and two interviews with Paul Brent for CTV. The interview will air tonight on CTV Ottawa. The interview was to promote the Shopify Affiliate Program launch. We also did another segment on corporate blogging which will air on sunday. The whole process began with a news release this morning about the [...]
I don’t often write about Shopify in this blog so today I’m really happy to announce the we have just launched the Shopify Affiliate Program. Hat tips go to Tobi for coding it and Shannon for managing it.
Below is the official blog post from the jaded Pixel site…
The Shopify team is bursting with excitement. Shopify’s latest [...]