We’re excited to announce the details of our next Sprout Up Toronto, taking place on Wednesday March 30th at The Courthouse.
Join us on Wednesday, March 30th for the next Sprout Up! The guest speaker will be Micah Baldwin (http://learntoduck.com/), a TechStars (http://www.techstars.org/) mentor and founder of Graphicly (http://graphic.ly/). And fun fact: Micah also started the #followfriday meme on Twitter. Tickets are $15 for this event - you must buy a ticket to attend and space is limited, so grab one while they're available! We're also trying to relevantly recommend people to meet at Sprout Up, so when you register you'll be asked to answer a couple questions so we can make a relevant connection.
Date: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
Cost: $15 per ticket
6-6:40 - registration
6:40-7 - startup demos
7-7:45 - guest speaker & questions
7:45-10 - networking
Place: The Courthouse, 57 Adelaide St. E (see a map (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=the+courthouse+toronto&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=33.626896,74.619141&ie=UTF8&hq=the+courthouse&hnear=Toronto,+Toronto+Division,+Ontario,+Canada&ll=43.741336,-79.226532&spn=0.479209,1.165924&z=10&iwloc=A), closest TTC station: King and Yonge)
Micah Baldwin, Graphicly (http://graphic.ly/)
Guardly (http://guardly.com/beta/), Vuru, Tigits
Make sure you RSVP to get your connection nametag at the event - you MUST be registered with your first and last names to receive a namebadge. For more information contact Erin at erin[at]sprouter.com.
Join us & be a part of our Sprout Up! It’s going to be a fabulous night of invaluable insights, new & old friends, & of course your lovely hosts from Sprouter(www.sprouter.com (http://sprouter.com/sproutupto)).
More about guest speaker Micah Baldwin:
Micah (http://www.twitter.com/micah) is CEO and Chief Community Caretaker of Graphic.ly (http://graphic.ly/). Graphic.ly provides an immersive social experience and marketplace around digital comics and associated merchandise. Previously, Micah was VP, Business Development and Chief Evangelist for Lijit Networks, the sixth startup Micah has been involved in (having sold his last startup, Current Wisdom, in the beginning of 2007).
Micah has helped author several books on internet and search marketing, and started the #followfriday meme on Twitter, which has become part of the fabric of the social web. A frequent speaker and with appearances on CNN and articles in many of the leading blogs, including Mashable and ReadWriteWeb, you can read about Micah’s philosophy of success through failure here on this blog.
More about Sprout Up:
Sprout Up is made up of three main components:
Innovation Demo – Pre-selected entrepreneurs share their innovative business ideas to the audience
Guest Speaker – Fabulous new speakers will be brought in each month to spur new discussions on relevant trends and ideas
Networking – Network with peers: share knowledge, experiences and drink