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04 2012

Intro to the Toronto Startup Community

Syndicated from: Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Intro to the Toronto Startup Community Andy Yang, Managing Director & Chief Innovation Hunter, Extreme Startups Saturday, July 14th from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Join us after our Weekend Workshop for an intro to the Toronto startup community! This free class is an orientation to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in Toronto. We will canvas key events/meetups to attend, people, companies, VCs, blogs, accelerators, programs, hot issues, and more. Learn the role of key players such as Lean Coffee Toronto, Jet Cooper, Xtreme Labs, Achievers, Startup Weekend, HackTO, 500px, Extreme Startups, and Wattpad. After class you are welcome to network with a number of prominent folks in the ecosystem. Andy Yang is Managing Director of Extreme Startups, the premier accelerator for promising entrepreneurs. As Chief Innovation Hunter, Andy is focused on finding the best and most talented entrepreneurs. Prior to leading Extreme Startups, Andy was a venture capitalist at Relay Ventures focused on early stage mobile investments. He has also worked at Netflix, Chegg, Thomas Weisel Partners, Goldman Sachs, and Accenture. Andy has an MBA from the University of Chicago and an engineering degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Can’t make it? Sign up at to stay in the loop on events and classes.

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