* This group initiated from the Waterloo region, and will be connected to other startup communities across Ontario, including Ottawa and Toronto, as well as a couple other cities

* Sister groups: Waterloo Startup Community & Toronto Entrepreneurs (18,000 entrepreneurs worldwide) 


To Develop a Tightly-connected Startup Community in ONTARIO and Connect to Resources & Opportunities WORLDWIDE

Network with local, successful professionals and entrepreneurs! Join us for meeting locations and times.

Who are we?

We are engineers, programmers, entrepreneurs, business/financial professionals, innovators, investors, marketers, business owners, researchers, MBAs, lawyers, accountants, recruiters,...

Our goal:

To develop a tightly-connected professionals and entrepreneurs community in Ontario, and connect it to professionals, resources & opportunities at the world stage.

Our approach:

Provide easy and effective networking and learning opportunities for local professionals and entrepreneurs across Ontario, including Toronto, Waterloo/Kitchener, Ottawa, Kingston, and London.

Technology focus:

Interested topics include, but not limited to: Social Innovations & Responsibility; Disruptive Technologies & Global Impacts; Internet & Mobile Technologies; Green, Energy, Environmental & Eco-systems; Health/Bio-medical technologies; Crowd intelligence.

A positive attitude:

Most of our meetings are free of charge (unless demanded by collaborating organizations), and regular attendance is not required. All that is required? A positive attitude!

The following are just some of the things YOU will benefit from:

- networking with local professionals and entrepreneurs

- learn from successful people

- expose your business to thousands of locals

- custom profile on our website

- hear about current opportunities

- bring family members and friends

Ontario Professionals & Entrepreneurs Network (OPEN)

Open Your Talents, Potentials & Gifts from God

If you have the vision, passion, creativity and have guts to take risks, you can join a community that is changing the world every day.

Together, let's develop one of the best tech and startup communities in world!

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