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First Thursdays for Startups is a space for the KW startup ecosystem to connect each month to network, work through challenges together and grow. (And eat pizza).

Each meetup will be light on presentation and heavy on talking to other founders. Meetups will feature a short talk on a relevant topic to help you break down barriers in your startup journey. The remainder of the meetup will be left open for you to connect with each other and Communitech advisors - come prepared with your questions and ideas.

Meetups will be on the First Thursday of each month (obviously), at the Communitech Hub. 🍕 Pizza 🍕 will be served.

First meetup will be on Thursday August 22. More details coming soon!

Please note that First Thursdays for Startups is for companies who are part of the Communitech member network. Find out if you qualify for our free startup membership (https://www.communitech.ca/how-we-help/support-for-startups/):

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Storm Area 151 - Founder Talks

Communitech Hub - Area 151

Please join us for our inaugural First Thursdays for Startups meetup at the Communitech Hub! This meetup will feature talks from two successful local startup founders, who will be sharing some valuable lessons learned from their respective journeys. Jason Cassidy Founder and CEO Shinydocs Corporation Jason has been solving digital enterprise technology challenges for over 20 years as a new product developer and entrepreneur. In a crowded enterprise information market, Jason recognizes the irony that there is no solution for 80% of content and has dedicated the last five years of Shinydocs to automating the understanding of this dark corporate information. Shinydocs award-winning solutions are transforming the digital landscape, from modernizing Content Services to leveraging Machine Learning and AI to deliver Cognitive Information Management. Shinydocs is the ITWorld Canada Fintech Diamond Award Winner 2018, featured at the IBM Disruptive Innovation Forum, OpenText Technology Partner of the Year and its best-selling Solution Extension for the last three years. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jcassidy Stay tuned for our second speaker announcement coming soon! Please note that the kickoff meetup will take place on the third Thursday of August (curveball).

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