GovCamp on June 17, 2010

Following up after a great event in Ottawa on June 1, 2010, my partners in crime at Microsoft and at ChangeCamp (Omar Rashid, Julia Stowell and Mark Kuznicki) are working to extend the conversation around participatory government, citizenship, open data and other stuff under the umbrella of gov2.0. The event is a conversation. It’s talking about […]

Building a city that thinks like the web

Today marks an interesting day in Toronto. Today Toronto joins Washington, D.C., Vancouver, San Francisco, New York City, Australia, and the US in opening city data to citizens, companies, and the world to improve the quality of life. It begins a great journey to creating a strong new economy in Toronto around an infrastructure of […]

Motion Media – Web Developer

Fort St. John, BC Motion Media, a growing media production firm based in Fort St. John, BC, is looking for a well-rounded Web Developer to join our team as soon as possible. You will work closely with clients and the rest of the team to build exciting marketing and communication solutions for our clients. We […]

Rules for Bootstrapping Web Startups

Allan & Steve from LessEverything have a great list of rules for web startups. I learned a lot about # 9 at Nakama. It was all about staying just ahead of the growth curve, and near real-time scheduling. The piece that was missing from our efforts was a revenue model (who paid us for what). […]

TargetVacations – Web Guru

Toronto, ON Target Vacations is seeking a one-man (or woman!) web team. Our award-winning company is expanding and it’s time to bring our website in- house so we can react more quickly and have greater control. We are looking for an entrepreneurial travel fanatic who can lead our web efforts, including overseeing any contractors or […]

Trapeze – Web Developer

Toronto, ON Trapeze Media ( is seeking a talented hands-on individual to  join our team as a Web Developer. What we do Trapeze is a full service interactive marketing agency. As a member of the Web Development (UI) team, you will create sophisticated  Content Management Platforms and web applications for prominent high traffic websites. You […]

Backtype launches

Christopher Golda and Mike Montano have launched BackType. Jevon writes about the BackType launch on StartupNorth. And includes coverage of their previous startup, iPartee and their interview by Austin Hill on StartupNorth. I had the priviledge of meeting Christopher at Mesh 2008 in Toronto, and we’ve shared a number of email conversations about iPartee. BackType […]

UWO – Web Communications Specialist

London, ON The primary purpose of the position is to oversee, and manage web content for the Richard Ivey School of Business, including creating, editing, reorganizing and or repurposing existing copy to meet standards for web consumption. The Web Communication Specialist will work closely with the Web Analyst in IT to implement web communications initiatives […]

Links for 2008-07-31

PDC – $200 Early Registration Discounts ends Aug 15, 2008 I’m intrigued with PDC. Microsoft will be presenting the future of the platform. There will be an OpenSpace. Sessions on F#, cloud services, building block services, Silverlight for Mobile, IE8 render engine, Live Platform including building Mesh Applications, RIAs in Silverlight,  Project “Astoria”, SSDS, Windows […]

FreshBooks – Bill me already

Mike McDerment has helped kick the Toronto software entrepreneur community in the pants. It’s hard to believe that he’s been doing it for as long as he has been. Three Mesh conferences in the past 3 years, building FreshBooks and a number of successful and not-so-successful DemoCamp experiences. Mike has been documenting his lessons and […]