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Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs globally in partnership with Google for Startups.

The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs build their businesses, connect with strategic partners, and secure funding.

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Steve Cody and Bruce Linton of Ruckify

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THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-toronto-presents-steve-cody-and-bruce-linton-of-ruckify/ Your Peer-To-Peer Rental Marketplace | Buy Less. Experience More. Ruckify is the world’s largest online peer-to-peer rental marketplace, empowering its members to embrace the sharing economy and leave unnecessary purchases behind. Designed with both people and businesses in mind, anyone can post their items and spaces on Ruckify for people in their community to rent. Founded in Ottawa, Canada in 2018 on a foundation of community building, environmentalism, education, and freedom, Ruckify is dedicated to changing the world and curtailing the spread of unsustainable consumerism. The platform has also launched TreeProject, a commitment from Ruckify to plant a tree for every transaction made on the app, allowing anyone to be a part of the mission towards a greener, healthier earth. Agenda --- Speakers Steve Cody - Ruckify (Co-Founder) Steve Cody has built and sold 6 different rental companies over his career as an entrepreneur. After recently founding a successful franchise software technology company, Steve decided to combine the two companies. Steve has now created Ruckify, his ultimate dream of giving everyone the opportunity to experience the financial and ecological rewards of sharing something that you own with others. Bruce Linton - Ruckify (Co-founder) Bruce has a passion for entrepreneurship and making a positive difference in the world. He is currently the Founder, and former Chairman and CEO of Canopy (CGC), Co-Chairman and past CEO of Martello Technologies, and Co-founder of Ruckify & Better Software. Moderator Sharn Kandola - Startup Grind Toronto - Director (MODERATOR) Sharn Kandola is a Technology Leader with 20 years of data analysis expertise. She is currently the COO for CTO Boost and has a handful of startups under her belt. Sharn is the Director of Startup Grind Toronto, a Global organization with over 1M members and she also writes about Technology and Startups for Fortune. Hosted By Sharn Bassi, Toronto Director Sharn is a data-driven tech guru with 20 years of experience in start-ups. Her expertise is in equipping businesses with actionable data in order to make game-changing decisions. Sharn is a familiar face in the Toronto tech scene - She is the COO for CTO Boost, and the Director of Startup Grind Toronto, a Global organization with over 2 million members. She also writes for Fortune, has made appearances on BNN, CHCH, CityTV, CBC, and been quoted frequently in Inc.com; Betakit; Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, and The Financial Post. "I've had the opportunity to do a lot of great things but everything always comes back to technology and data. Let's explore it, dissect it, analyse it and use it to make the world better!" --- Global Partner Partner Offers (https://sgtr.cc/30ISrF1) When starting or growing a business, there’s no shortage of important decisions you need to make. We’re here to help with that. Our Preferred Partner Matrix is a highly-curated set of resources and offers provided by organizations we know and love, designed to help you navigate the startup journey. Whether you’re just getting started, hiring your first few employees, or scaling globally – there’s something here for you (and we’ll be adding something new each month!). Partners CTO Boost (http://www.ctoboost.com) WE SOLVE BIG %&$! PROBLEMS Empowering industry leaders with game-changing, data solutions. It’s time to get brilliant! BDC (http://www.bdc.ca/) BDC is the only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs. We offer financing, venture capital, growth & transition capital and consulting services. think.COLLECTIVE (https://www.thinkcollective.ca/) Redefining ‘Strategic Partnership’ to accelerate secure and sustainable growth for emerging Canadian science and technology companies. Ranj Hothi - Growth Coach (https://www.ranjhothi.com/) What is stopping you from creating the life you really want? Many founders and Entrepreneurs struggle with balancing personal success with business and career success. Work with Ranj to get immediate results, dig deep and create the Life you Really Want! --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 600 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind. --- THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-toronto-presents-steve-cody-and-bruce-linton-of-ruckify/

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Alyssa Atkins (Founder Lilia

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