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The gdR 2014 Year in Review: Doing our part to help the tech community grow

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2014 was a banner year for the Toronto tech and startup community, with more activity and new initiatives than we’ve ever seen before. While our team has been busy placing tons of great people at some of Toronto's best startups and software companies, it’s also in the fabric of the gdR family to volunteer with, sponsor and cheer on initiatives that we think add value to developers’ careers a... continue reading >

Our Expert Panel Tackles Reliability, Scale & Performance

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For our second gdR Grow learning event on Wednesday, November 26, we’re turning our attention to performance, scale and reliability (check out a recap of our first event, too). We’re bringing together 40+ CTOs, Developers, Architects, Tech Leads and DevOps Engineers for an interactive panel discussion, some pints and great food from It's All GRK. Speaking with Toronto startup developers & ... continue reading >

120+ Startups Open Their Doors for Toronto’s Startup Open House 2014

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We’ve joined 120 Toronto startups in opening our doors to the over 2400 people registered for Startup Open House Toronto. This free one-day event, Thursday October 30th from 4-7PM, was created to showcase what it’s like to work within Toronto’s vibrant startup community. If you’re a student, young professional, job seeker or just plain curious about startups, this event is made for you. ... continue reading >

Career Insights From Tech Leaders: Kicking off gdR Grow Events

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On a warm fall evening recently, our office was filled with the smell of spicy southern barbecue cuisine - crunchy fried chicken, jerk chickpea and melt-in-your-mouth brisket sandwiches - from Toronto’s trendsetting barbecue joint Barque Smokehouse. Desks were cleared, replaced by a few dozen white folding chairs. The after-work quiet was replaced by a gradually building hum of conversation as a... continue reading >