Startup Festival : How Robin Hood, grand mothers, tents & food trucks will make you love startups

attendees startup festival 2013 5902Montréal is getting the startup fever this week with International Startup Festival, simply the biggest & most colorful startup event in the country. More than 2000 entrepreneurs, investors, media, consultants, programmers and startup fans will meet, pitch and celebrate startups for 3 days. The general public & tourists can join in the startup crowd at Terrases Bonsecours on Saturday. The agenda is full of inspiring   Read more…


End of the year MTLNewTech showcases StartupStache and community achievements

End of the year MTLNewTech showcases StartupStache and community achievements 5795After its 5th year and 60th edition celebration, Montreal NewTech is holding its last edition of the year at new location Café République. The event promises to get together the whole startup community and celebrate the community achievements. Event organizer Heri Rakotomalala will present a recap of Montreal NewTech in 2013, summing up the different monthly events throughout the year as well as other community involvements.   Read more…


How CorporateStays.com transitioned from a Montreal startup to a company with locations around the world

How CorporateStays.com transitioned from a Montreal startup to a company with locations around the world 5615In 2008 Vladimir De Suàrez had an idea for a business while renting out his apartment on Craigslist. Since then De Suàrez has built his furnished housing company, CorporateStays.com from a small Montreal operation to an international venture with locations around the world. He spoke to us recently about the joys and challenges of rapid growth and the technology that helped him keep it   Read more…


Québec Ouvert appelle les Montréalais a hacker leur ville

Québec Ouvert 5054Publication de dernière minute. L'événement à lieu demain, le 23 février. Dans le cadre de la Journée internationale des données ouvertes 2013, l’organisme Québec Ouvert organise le 23 février prochain à la SAT une journée de discussion et de travail collaboratif sur les bases de données ouvertes de la ville de Montréal, du gouvernement du Québec et de gouvernements étrangers.  À cette occasion, plus de 170 citoyens, journalistes,   Read more…


Eweek : Global Entrepreneurship Week in Montreal, Nov 12-15th 2012

Eweek : Global Entrepreneurship Week in Montreal, Nov 12-15th 2012 4906An initiative started in 2008 by UK prime minister Gordon Brown and Carl Scharmm, CEO of Kauffman foundation, Global Entrepreneurship Week has since then grown to 115 countries worldwide, with over 24,000 partners participating and 7 million participants. The week is the world's largest celebration of the innovators and startups that bring new creative ideas to life -- similar to other famous initiatives by the foundation   Read more…


ConFoo 2013: Call for Papers is Now Open!

logo_confoo 4828ConFoo is one of the most important developer-oriented conferences. ConFoo 2013 will be held on February 25 through March 1 in Montreal, Canada. The team has opened its call for papers. Candidates can submit proposals until September 23. Consult the call for papers page for details and to start submitting. That page also explains what expenses ConFoo can cover for speakers. You can   Read more…


Taming the Spaghetti: Rich Web Applications with Errai [Montreal Java User Group]

tnt_rubysands_6_logo 4826The Montreal JUG is back from summer vacation, with a great presentation of the new Errai framework by the core developers from Red Hat jBoss! Register now at http://www.montreal-jug.org! In today’s Web applications, the complexity of the code written for the browser rivals the complexity of the server-side code. Handwritten JavaScript isn’t cutting it anymore. Errai brings a proven server-side programming model to   Read more…


MTL NewTech #46 ft. Skymotion, PicWaan, Fortem, Trendr and demo tables

5957973303_c46df397f5 4794 What The Montreal NewTech Demo is a monthly event where five startups present their latest product for 5 minutes followed by 5 minutes Q&A + networking. Where Google Montreal 1253 Avenue McGill College #150 - Montreal When: Tuesday 4th September 2012 Event page: http://twtvite.com/mtlnewtech46 Registration is compulsory (security won't let people who just show at the door) The Lineup!

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