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
I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve been chosen to be a member of the 2019 G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA) Canadian Delegation to Japan! Continue reading I’ve been chosen as a G20 YEA Delegate!
I’ve long been an enthusiast of augmented reality headsets and, as early as the tech still is, I believe that AR will truly take off when we have head-mounted devices that find the right balance of usefulness and style. The … Continue reading Focals by North – Getting Fitted for Smart Glasses
If there’s one thing I’ve learned on my startup journey, it’s the value of a network. Over the last year I’ve met hundreds of amazing people who have opened their doors and calendars to me and my team to mentor, … Continue reading I want to meet you in 2019 — yes, you!
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
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
Around this time last year, I wrote a post called On Working While Grieving. It feels like an eternity ago, because so much has changed; yet here I find myself again, writing a post about loss and commitment. The last … Continue reading Founding a Startup Amidst Loss and Grief