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  • Vancouver’s GROW Conference Shines A Spotlight On Canada’s Growing Startup Scene

    Vancouver’s GROW Conference Shines A Spotlight On Canada’s Growing Startup Scene

    When it comes to the tech conference circuit outside of Silicon Valley, Canada is probably not top of mind for most people, but I’ve got a feeling that’s slowly changing. Last week, Vancouver hosted the fourth edition of the GROW conference, a two-day event (plus one for outdoor activities around the city) that brings together startups from all over Canada and the West Coast. Read More

  • To Successfully Launch A Product, You Have To Tell A Compelling Story

    To Successfully Launch A Product, You Have To Tell A Compelling Story

    “The art of narration and dramatic presentation, together with a keen sense of the oral epic style, became a characteristic quality of the Russian people.” —Vladimir Propp, Morphology of the Folktale At the end of a week filled with product launches and press conferences, it’s hard not to compare those marketing events. Without even talking about the products, some… Read More

  • Google Launches “Solve For X” Website, The New Home For Its Global Innovations Conference

    Google Launches “Solve For X” Website, The New Home For Its Global Innovations Conference

    Google today launched a somewhat mysterious website called “Solve for X,” which will now be the official homepage for a conference by the same name. Solve for X, according to the description provided, seems similar in format to the series of conferences from TED, but with more of a scientific focus. The invite-only gathering is designed to attract global innovators who present… Read More

  • Ohio LinuxFest 2010: sudo install freedom

    Ohio LinuxFest 2010: sudo install freedom

    The eighth annual Ohio LinuxFest is September 10-12 in lovely Columbus, Ohio. As always, this is a free event chock full of interesting hands-on Linux and free software solutions. Register at the Supporter level for $65 and you’ll get lunch, one of the gorgeous t-shirts pictured here, and that warm fuzzy feeling that comes from supporting an event like this. Read More

  • Le Web 2009 Is Just Around The Corner. And Yes, I'm Going.

    It’s that time of year again, when the brash culture of Silicon Valley crashes into the two hour lunch European startup crowd at the Le Web conference in Paris on December 9-10. It’s chaotic and sometimes combative, but it’s also one of the best startup events in the world. And this year TechCrunch Europe is partnering with Le Web to put on a 20-company startup… Read More