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OBIO® EXECUTIVE EXCHANGE SERIES: PwC SR&ED UPDATE

2014-10-09

WebEx and teleconference

OBIO® EXECUTIVE EXCHANGE SERIES: PwC SR&ED UPDATE

RSVP by Oct 6 to Gail Garland,OBIO CEO at gailgarland[AT]obio[DOT]ca.Link and dial in will be provided to registrants closer to the date.

OBIO invites you to join them to hear from Bob Singh - Partner Tax Services, Greg Garland – Partner SR&ED Tax Incentive Services and Mel Machado – National SR&ED Advisor who will discuss the latest developments related to the Canadian Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Incentive Program.

Master Card N>XT Developer Challenge 2014

2014-10-04

MaRS Discovery District (www.marsdd.com) 101 College St Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

Master Card N>XT Developer Challenge 2014

PREPARE TO BE THE N›XT BIG THING IN RETAIL. ON OCTOBER 4TH AND 5TH JOIN THE N›XT DEVELOPER CHALLENGE AND HELP MASTERCARD® BUILD A RETAIL REVOLUTION

The Retail Revolution is coming. And MasterCard N>XT is challenging developers to create the next big thing in retail. If you pioneer the most innovative idea over two days you could walk away with as much as $10,000.

Developer Challenge

30 Teams. 3 – 5 people. 2-Day Developer Challenge. Developers will use MasterCard's Simplify Commerce APIs and other external SDKs to build a groundbreaking retail solution. Every transaction has a story and it’s your job to make that story seamless and smooth for the user.

Event

October 4th & 5th. MaRS Discovery District, Toronto.
In the heart of Toronto, the MaRS state of the art facility is the ideal environment for you and your team to code and create the next big breakthrough in retail.

PrIZES

There will be 4 awards this year: two prizes of $10,000 each for the top 2 teams, and another 2 prizes of $5,000 each. In addition to these, there will be an awesome Samsung Prize package and other awards from our Sponsors and Partners.Register NOW

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- See more at: https://nxt.mastercard.ca/##registration

The Retail Revolution is coming. And MasterCard N>XT is challenging developers to create the next big thing in retail. If you pioneer the most innovative idea over two days you could walk away with as much as $10,000.

ventureLAB invites you to learn about funding opportunities!

2014-10-02

ventureLAB, Markham Convergence Centre

ventureLAB invites you to learn about funding opportunities!

Are you an entrepreneur looking to learn about potential funding opportunities?

Join us on Tuesday, October 2nd at 8:30 a.m. for a light breakfast and panel, featuring presenters from national organizations offering different forms of funding. From grants to loans, options will be presented and discussed with an opportunity to ask questions and speak to the presenters at the end.

This session targets all entrepreneurs, with varying businesses and ages.

Current speakers include representatives from, Futurpreneur, BDC, Youth IAF Fund and OCE.

Attendance is FREE!

The Government Services for Small Business Information Fair and Workshop

2014-09-25

Pearson Covention Centre, 2638 Steeles Ave E., Brampton, Ontario.

The Government Services for Small Business Information Fair and Workshop

The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) its government partners along with Brampton Research, Innovation, Commercialization (RIC) Centre and Brampton Economic Development Corporation are hosting a Goverenment Services for Small Business Informat

Businesses will have a unique opportunity to engage government officials, participate in various workshops, be informed about the Build in Canada Innovation Program and other federal innovation programs and learn about services available to support their business. All in one location.

Partner List:
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Canada Revenue Agency GST/HST Rulings
Service Canada
Health Canada
Environment Canada
Canada Business Ontario
Office of the Privacy Commissioner Canada
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
Office of the Procurement Ombudsman Canada
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
National Research Council Canada
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Canada Revenue Agency- Scientific Research & Experimental Development Division
Business Development Bank of Canada
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Ministry of Labour
City of Brampton - Economic Development Office
Peel Region Research, Innovation, Commercialization Centre
 

Advanced Manufacturing Expo 2014 (AMExpo)

2014-09-23

The International Centre Mississauga, ON.

Advanced Manufacturing Expo 2014 (AMExpo)

Join hundreds of leaders from Canada’s manufacturing sectors at AMExpo September 23–24, 2014.

Advanced Manufacturing Expo 2014 (AMExpo) provides a platform for decision makers, production and quality engineers to interact with the latest technology and gain a competitive edge by applying high-productivity solutions to enhance manufacturing performance, efficiency and quality. Compare/source new technologies and products; maintain a competitive advantage; and learn what’s new and what’s coming in the industry. Promo code conf10 for a 10% discount.
 

York Region Fifth Annual Import/Export Conference

2014-09-10

Novotel Vaughan, 200 Bass Pro Mills Drive, Vaughan

York Region Fifth Annual Import/Export Conference

Join us at the York Region Fifth Annual Import/Export Conference to explore business opportunities under the new Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

Experts representing multiple facets of the international trade community will share their insight into how to access business opportunities beyond Canada’s borders.

Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm  Cost: $40 + HST

OBIO Executive Exchange Series: Understanding Angel Investors with Neil Klompas, CFO of Zymeworks

2014-08-19

WebEx and Teleconference

OBIO Executive Exchange Series: Understanding Angel Investors with Neil Klompas, CFO of Zymeworks

OBIO Executive Exchange Series: Understanding Angel Investors with Neil Klompas, CFO of Zymeworks On, August 19, OBIO invites you to join us for this unique opportunity to hear from Mr. Neil Klompas, CA, Chief Financial Officer of Zymeworks. Since 2004


 

The Future of Advertising: Insights and Strategies for Small Business -YRBiz Series in Georgina

2014-06-24

Salvation Army Jackson’s Point Conference Centre

The Future of Advertising: Insights and Strategies for Small Business -YRBiz Series in Georgina

8:00am - 1:30pm Part of the Business Innovation in Changing Times conference series.

Join us on June 24th for the YRBiz Series Future of Advertising conference in Georgina where you will hear from experts on how to market your business on a limited budget and discover next-generation advertising techniques to help you succeed in a competitive marketplace http://ow.ly/xCqFD Follow @YRBizSeries on Twitter for updates on this exciting event.

Igniting Entrepreneurship and Capital Flow in Ontario

2014-04-16

Ontario Investment & Trade Centre, Toronto, ON

9:00am - 10:30am

This NFCA Breakfast Briefing event on April 16th is co-hosted together with the City of Toronto to discuss the proposed Crowdfunding exemption from various perspectives including legal, regulatory, investment as well as provide an industry update.

Women in Life Sciences

2014-04-15

Fasken Martineau, 333 Bay St, Suite 2400, Toronto

Women in Life Sciences – Getting on Investors’ Radar [panel discussion] Apr 15th, 2014 - 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM @ Fasken Martineau

Join us for a morning of networking and breakfast hosted by BDC, EY, Fasken Martineau and RBC Royal Bank.

The breakfast will host an impressive speaker panel that will share their insights on how companies can get the attention of investors.

2014 Aspire Awards

2014-04-14

Flato Markham Theatre, 171 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham

Celebrate Markham’s top Young Professionals! Join us for the 2014 ASPIRE Awards

Apr 14th, 2014 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM @ Flato Markham Theatre

Our Young Professional’s Committee of the Markham Board of Trade is presenting their annual ASPIRE Awards at a networking reception on Monday, April 14, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Flato Markham Theatre. This is their only all ages event … if you want to connect business professionals under the age of 40, this is a great opportunity.

ventureLAB was directly instrumental is us gaining a vast amount of experience and knowledge in all stages and phases of a start-up, starting with BUILD, to the series of excellent sessions from finance to launch, and the mentor program which has been critical is us reaching a number of organizations that helped Z3 Controls' growth. We had the opportunity to attend and talk to IP, trademark and copyright experts, as well as legal advise among other things. The opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs and experts was most helpful. Looking back, I must admit that ventureLAB provided us with a series of seminars that covered all aspects of a fledgling company such as ours, with a seminal impact that was invaluable. It is exactly what a company like Z3 Controls needed to get us on the right track and perfectly align us with what we needed to go to market with and succeed. We will be forever grateful and indebted to ventureLAB and its fine people for guiding us and teaching us, mentoring us, at a time when we needed all the help we could get. Thank you ventureLAB.

John Zambakkides - Z3 Controls

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