Tag Archives: waterloo

Brush With Art Fundraising Event

Here’s an interesting event coming up: it’s being held at the Accelerator Centre and it’s a fundraiser for the local arts scene. Brush with Art Fundraising EventReception and Silent Auction with RefreshmentsDate: Thursday November 5th, 7pm – 9pmLocation: Accelerator Centre, Room 240Cost: $25 There’s no official website that I could find for it – but […] Read More »

A Government-Aided Incubator?

At AgendaCamp I facilitated a session about “What is the Government’s role in VC?” – Here’s a possibile answer to that as sparked by David Crow’s blog post yesterday… I imagine I’m not the only person that is amused by the irony embodied by the Canadian VC scene right now – desipite the wads of […] Read More »

AgendaCamp Waterloo Recap

On Sunday I was fortunate to participate in AgendaCamp Waterloo, where we were discussing “The Innovation Economy”. For those not there, it was run as an unconference, and the topics that were brought up ranged from “Is the Internet killing arts and literature?” to “Why haven’t social networking tools improved democracy and voter participation?” to […] Read More »

Agenda Camp Photos

TwitPic doesn’t seem to be working this morning, so I’m posting my photos here. WikiGarden in the DC Fishbowl Read More »

Why is Waterloo Region’s unemployment rate so high?

Last week I found myself wondering “Why is Waterloo Region’s unemployment rate so high?” For every story we hear in the news about a plan shutting down, we hear another story about a local company closing more funding or going through a huge round of hires. Additionally, a lot of our region’s marketing advertises “one […] Read More »

Welcome to the Loo

For those of you who don’t already know, I’m a proud resident of Kitchener-Waterloo?and Derek Hall, a friend and developer, has just moved up to Kitchener with his girlfriend. It’s going to be exciting times in the tri-city area As a long-time friend it’ll be great to have Derek closer, as it will give us […] Read More »

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