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HackerNest Toronto November Tech Social
Tickets are $10 online ( < you must use this link to get a ticket that you will show when you get here), $15 regular, $20 cash at the door. TECH SOCIALS The fun way to connect with the -actual- tech community. Down-to-earth and friendly, you show up, make friends, hear from quality people. Easy. We're mostly tech folk, but all nice people are welcome. "HackerNest feels like coming home" - attendees First timer? Expect this: RUNDOWN 7pm - show up, be social 7:30pm - announcements, etc. 10pm - head home, exhausted from great convos GET IN TOUCH Twitter (, Facebook (, Instagram (, and [masked] NORTH AMERICA SPONSORS AWS ( has the services to help you build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability, and reliability if you’re looking for compute power, database storage, content delivery or other functionality! SPONSORS ([masked]) Hover ( - Finding the perfect domain name for your business is key. Boost your brand with a unique domain, hundreds of extensions to choose from, and bring your passion to life with Hover! StartUp HERE Toronto ( celebrates Toronto’s innovation community by sharing local success with the world. Brainstation ( is powering the next generation of creators. Learn technology, design, product and marketing skills, in-person. Please email [masked] to chat about ways to connect with the HackerNest community! VENUE Info-Tech Research Group ( is the world's fastest growing information technology research and advisory company. Have space? Show off your office. We're always looking for easily accessible locations with an open space for people to stand around (because we’re standing room only). Email us for all the info! ABOUT US HackerNest ( builds tech communities, helps local tech get discovered, and promotes social good around the world. We run unpretentious tech and innovation events that help humanity and encourage economic prosperity. Can't support financially? No problem, volunteer at

Info-Tech Research Group

888 Yonge St · Toronto, ON

What we're about

Welcome to join Toronto's Lean Startup Community


A group of intellectual & creative talents with BIG ideas, dreams & actions * Innovating for Global Impacts & Social Good ! *


Lean Startup Methodology; Agile Software Development; TED--Ideas Worth Spreading; Think-Act-Change with Technologies, Innovations & Crowd intelligence (TACTIC).

The Art of Start; Growing Your Business, Social Innovation & Global Impacts; Professional Development; International/Social Entrepreneurship; Networking & Socializing.

Who we are:

We are entrepreneurs & dreamers who like to change the world. One of the Major Lean Startup Circles in North America. A group of creative minds that are not just aspiring to profits, but also generate positive impacts to the society and world.

What we do:

We'll learn, discuss, and apply the Lean Startup methodology. Share experience, knowledge, and peer supports. Brainstorm & exchange expertise/service/thoughts. Aggregate resources/efforts/talents to create something BIG. Make a fortune while changing the world for better. Facilitate workshops and FREE networking & socializing events,

What to expect out of this group:

• Meet like-minded people; Learn the lean startup approach; Establish yourself as a lean leader in the community

• Build up your business through lean principals & practice, Join a think tank or lean project of interest

• Find partners or co-founders, Connect to mentors or masterminds; Build your own team or creative circle out of it

• Start your LEAN PROJECT & gain supports or participants from our community; Create something nice and disruptive

• Make a change to the society/world, your own life or the enterprise you work for

• Work together on a couple lean projects that would greatly benefit Torontonians--Welcome to propose one & make it happen!

* We may as well join force and have fun in the process, while making some smart friends as a side product :)


** Business + Ideas + Growth --> Something BIG **

We will facilitate brainstorming and creation activities where we talk about things that we want to make/enable (products/services/projects/institutions) and collaborate on making them happen.

It's a great chance to give your brain a full-neuron workout and meet others who like to think, imagine, and solve problems. You should join if you enjoy thinking, imagining, solving problems in your daily life (personal or professional) and crave a venue where you can let loose, have fun wit, and meet like-minded individuals.

You are also invited to take some time from our sessions to present your work-in-progress to receive constructive feedback and assistance in building out.

Sharing of a nice TED talk:

"How to build your creative confidence" by David Kelley

For any inquiries, please reach out to the Co-Organizer.
* Lean Startup is a trademark of Eric Ries.

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