My Guide to Winning Over a Potential Mentor

As a startup founder and public speaker, I’ve had a lot of practice meeting people. Here is my strategy for preparing for your first meeting with a potential mentor, and winning them over to start a long-term working relationship. Continue reading My Guide to Winning Over a Potential Mentor

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My First Year as a Founder — Crescendo’s Journey

This weekend marks one year since my co-founders and I first brainstormed Crescendo. In the last twelve months we’ve gone from ideation to launch, cohabited in two apartments in two cities, and lived and breathed our company mission: to build technology that makes the world more empathetic. Here are four of the big firsts we experienced this year. Continue reading My First Year as a Founder — Crescendo’s Journey

Toronto Hackers & Capital One ‘Use Digital For Good’ to Support Canadian Charities

Capital One’s Gift the Code hackathon saw over two hundred Toronto developers join together for a 48-hour hackathon – but instead of competing for a top prize, these 34 teams were competing to build the best solutions for Canadian charities. Continue reading Toronto Hackers & Capital One ‘Use Digital For Good’ to Support Canadian Charities