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New gdR Grow Events: Advanced topics and speakers to help you grow

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Our team is constantly meeting with hundreds of people who work at some of Toronto’s best startups and software companies. One thing that every one of them has in common is that they want to keep learning. They want to expand their toolkit with the latest and greatest, to undertake a career path that will help them grow into a leadership role, or understand how other teams solve tough architectu... continue reading >

gdR Partners With Toronto Homecoming to Showcase Startup Opportunities in Toronto to Canadians Abroad

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For years, established tech hubs abroad have attracted Canadian professionals into startup jobs. There, they help scale these startups, gain valuable experience about startup success, and contribute to the progress and economic growth of these vibrant cities. But the Canadian startup landscape today has changed. We’ve become increasingly competitive on the global stage, ranked as the fourth bes... continue reading >

Toronto’s Shifthub disrupts SMB scheduling space with help of Extreme Startups

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What’s it like to run a startup at Toronto accelerator Extreme Startups? How do you get in and how do you thrive? We decided to go there ourselves to get an insider opinion from James Woods, CTO of Shifthub, a mobile employee scheduling platform for small to medium sized businesses (SMBs). The offering: find a sweet spot where you stand out James, a former Director of Product Management at... continue reading >

Thinking of taking a HackerYou workshop? Jump right in. You won’t regret it.

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This post originally appeared on the HackerYou blog on October 16, 2012. HackerYou is a new program from the team at Ladies Learning Code that offers hands-on, project-based learning about tech taught by industry professionals. You can read the original post here.  As a fan of Ladies Learning Code, I was really curious to try a workshop with HackerYou. My work as a Community Manager in the T... continue reading >