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Montreal Startup Report: What’s Next For Women? with Corélia Kostović

Though many analyses report the conditions and challenges of mature companies in Quebec, the Montreal Startup Ecosystem Report 2016 is the first analysis to document the current situation of startups in the greater metropolitan area of Montreal. After interviewing more than a hundred entrepreneurs, one of the key findings was that...

by sandy on November 16th, 2016
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Curating Beautiful Experiences With Caterina Rizzi of Breather

  “Eventually, everything connects – people, ideas, objects.” – Charles Eames Aesthetics shape the way we perceive and experience everything we do. Funnily enough, how you communicate your ideas greatly impacts the perception of your ideas. The medium is the message, isn’t it? The art...

by sandy on November 20th, 2014
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September: 10 Golden Usability Heuristics with Elida Arrizza

  A great User Experience (UX) is key to user delight and a positive attitude toward a brand. We’ve all had that moment when we’ve experienced frustration at doing or getting something online, but may have trouble understanding or communicating why. A core element of...

by sandy on September 23rd, 2014
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Leading Your Team Using Agile Development with Arsho Toubi

  Launching your startup or your e-commerce business may present you with your first experience collaborating one-on-one with technical teams. Learning how to effectively get your ideas and business needs across to developers and programmers can help you to avoid costly surprises stemming from a lack of organization...

by sandy on March 19th, 2014
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Digital Campaign Trail: Mobilizing Political Support for Melanie Joly with Rowena Roy

In the recent Montreal Mayoral election, Mélanie Joly went from being a complete newcomer on the political stage to becoming the runner-up candidate with over 26% of the vote. This feat has many wondering just how she managed it, and now it’s time for Montreal...

by sandy on November 18th, 2013
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Font Swoon with Sara Cannon

Times New Roman. Helvetica. Comic Sans. We’ve all got fonts we love to use or love to hate. Typography is one of those topics that’s easy to overlook, but when you bring it up, everyone has an opinion. Sara’s talk is not just for designers...

by sandy on April 18th, 2013
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99 Ways To Get Your App Noticed

  You’ve submitted your app to the App Store. Congratulations! Umm, no, not yet. Gone are the days where you could simply submit an app and watch those download numbers climb. Now with over 1.5 million apps available and with almost 2,000 new apps going...

by sandy on March 13th, 2013
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Confoo: Web Development Conference

What is ConFoo? It’s one hour presentations by experts over the course of 3 days from February 25th-March 1st 2013. They share their knowledge so that developers become better, more productive and discover new technologies. It’s also a place to network. Come meet clients, partners...

by sandy on February 24th, 2013
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Going to Market: Product Strategy with Margaret Dawson

  Ever wonder what goes into building a hugely successful product? What separates winning startups from the ones that are fueled by hype only to disappear shortly thereafter? (Color, anyone?) Many start-ups fail because they can’t get beyond technology for technology’s sake. We all love...

by sandy on November 29th, 2012
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Help Build Notman House, The Home Of The Web

As a community not-for-profit organization, we rely heavily on support from other organizations within the Montreal community. We are fortunate to have places like Notman House that welcome us to hold our monthly networking events. Over the last year Notman House has operated in proof...

by sandy on October 26th, 2012
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