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Toronto startup TrendSpottr uses big data to help brands stay ahead of the curve

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This post appears as part of our Leaders Series, conversations with tech and media leaders about influential trends and topics in their field.  Big data is a popular theme in tech headlines this spring. In light of this, we asked ourselves: what’s new and interesting in Toronto’s big data scene? In the headlines, big data search and monitoring company Splunk Inc. was the first company... continue reading >

Meetup.com co-founder explains how a little website idea made it big

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In April, the gdR team attended SproutUp, Sprouter’s monthly social event for entrepreneurs, startups and Sprouter fans. What I was most curious to see at the event was guest speaker Matt Meeker, who co-founded Meetup.com in 2002. Meeker’s tale of success was not without a few bumps in the road: blowing their first $15M of funding without much to show for it (!), stubbornly refusing investo... continue reading >

DevOps: Cloud catalyst and Sys Admin game-changer

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This post appears as part of our Leaders Series, conversations with tech and media leaders about influential trends and topics in their field.  Andrew Trossman is a veteran of cloud computing. Currently Distinguished Engineer, Common Cloud Stack at IBM, he co-founded and was Director of R&D at Think Dynamics, a Toronto-based maker of automated server provisioning software, acquired by IBM... continue reading >

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As recruiters, we’re right in the thick of the tech and digital media industries. We interview an average of 10,000 tech and media professionals every year and we’ve worked with dozens of innovative and award-winning companies – including Braham Top 300 Tech Companies, Deloitte Fast 50 winners and Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies. We thought it was about time to branch out and ... continue reading >