Startup Grind Presents Denise Atkinson, Founder of Tea Horse

On November 17th, as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (and to celebrate in advance of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day), Startup Grind is thrilled to present an in-depth conversation with Denise Atkinson, Founder of Tea Horse! Join us as Melissa Cook, Program Manager at PARO chats with Denise Atkinson, Anishinaabe ikwe from the Red Rock First Nation, […]


Startup Grind Presents Dr. Mohsen Omrani, President & CEO of OPTT

If you’ve read “Navigating Mental Health” in The Spark Magazine, you’ll have heard about some of the innovative companies in Ontario that have been working hard to make access to mental health services a priority. OPTT is one of them. The benefits of traditional psychotherapy are irreplaceable and award-winning OPTT (short for Online Pyscho-Therapy Tool) […]


Durham RTDS Challenge Information Session

Have you heard about Durham RTDS' upcoming Enabling Intelligent Transit Stops Challenge? Are you an innovator, startup or SME with a detection and communication system for transit stops that would enable Durham Region Transit to better understand passenger behaviour and improve customer experience?Do you want to learn more about this exciting CALL FOR SOLUTIONS?Join Durham RTDS […]


Startup Grind Presents Dan Desjardins, Co-founder of Distributive

Join us at Startup Grind on February 23, where Asif Khan, Founder of GroundLevel Insights Inc. will chat with Dan Desjardins, co-founder of Distributive! Distributive has developed a next-generation computing platform that stitches together all computers and laptops in one room or building to form a supercomputer that deploys parallel workloads across any device or […]


Startup Grind Presents Rohit Shanker, CEO & Director of Strategy with Naryant

Join us March 30th for Startup Grind, sponsored by Durham RTDS, and listen in as Chris Gillis, Manager of Applied Research Business Development with Durham College, chats with Rohit Shanker, CEO and Director of Strategy with Naryant! Naryant guides a broad spectrum of clients in healthcare, transportation, energy and more through the pillars of intelligence […]


Startup Grind Presents Isaac Wanzama, Founder of geekspeak Commerce!

Join us Thursday, April 27 to hear Natalie Prychitko, CEO of the Whitby Chamber of Commerce chat with Isaac Wanzama, Founder and Chief Strategist of geekspeak Commerce! Celebrating its 20th year, geekspeak commerce is an eCommerce service provider that helps brands, retailers and manufacturers to grow their sales online. A serial entrepreneur with broad experience […]



Join us at Spark Centre on May 10th to meet some of Durham Region’s most ingenious tech and innovation companies within the Spark Centre community! From discovering the latest tech and innovation that’s transforming a wide range of industries to in-person networking with brilliant entrepreneurs, industry leaders and investors, TechEx is an exciting afternoon of […]


Startup Grind: Jason Atkins, Founder & CEO of 360insights

Startup Grind is heating up on July 27th when we sit down with Jason Atkins, Founder and CEO of 360insights! Register for the event today at: Jason is no stranger to entrepreneurship. Having founded his first technology company while he was still attending high school, Jason went on to found 360insights, a partner engagement and business organization […]

Solutions for Mobile Air Quality Monitoring For Emergency Vehicles Challenge

Attention #startups, #smes and #innovators! The Durham RTDS, Durham Region (The Regional Municipality of Durham) and the Region of Durham Paramedic Services (RDPS) announced at #collisionconf the launch of the “Mobile Air Quality Monitoring for Emergency Vehicles” Challenge! This challenge invites innovators, startups and small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to provide a mobile air quality monitoring system that would enable RDPS to collect greenhouse […]

Startup Grind with Founder & CEO of NotaryPro, Robert Onley!

Join us for Startup Grind on November 16th as we sit down with Robert Onley, Founder & CEO of NotaryPro! After founding NotaryPro as a side-project in 2016, Robert has grown the company to where it has now been used by more than 75,000 people in Canada and North America.


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