6 hours ago
Hi! Any recommendations for a tech sales (VC focus) course or training? Ideal if it is geared towards North American investors. Would be very interested in someone who can give training face to face (TO based). It would be for a group of about 20 employees. Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less
4 days ago
Looking for someone who can work with APIs for a simple project that would require maybe 2 weeks -1 month of dev. Any suggestions? ... See MoreSee Less
Happy to help.
DM me, would love to know more to see if I can help
Hey Brian, feel free to shoot me a message with more info on what you're looking for, happy to discuss/share projects i've worked on
Hi, Saaragh is a tech company headquartered in Singapore with development offices in Singapore and India. We would be happy to help. Kindly share the details on [email protected] or reach out to our Sr. BizDev Shubham on WhatsApp using this link directly: wa.me/919328609965
I recommend Kyle Patterson for sure
2 days ago
Hey Founders, Entrepreneurs and everyone where in Toronto-GTA do you guys just chill? Do you guys do gyms, walks, movies, shows, restaurants, bars, parks, or etc ?? Looking to meet you guys and also looking to support / invest in some service focus businesses. ... See MoreSee Less
Parka and lawn chairs is the way to go :)
4 days ago
Good morning Founders. Last night Y-Combinator sent the attached message to their portfolio 😳
I don’t mean to be a downer, but if you’ve been following the markets, things aren’t looking good for the economy and for startups needing to raise venture capital. Things are about to get difficult. 😔
Buckle up friends 🤙🏻 ... See MoreSee Less
Ian Jeffrey, thanks for sharing!
You mean buckle up your boots? ;)
Seems about right. Fiscal discipline, focus on meeting a market need, be obsessive about efficiency.
A lot of information about the stock market and fund raising. Yes the economy may get worse. It may get better. So if you always manage it for bad times, you will always get through the bad times. Call me crazy, but I built several companies on different advice: 1. Make products that people want to buy. 2. Manage your cashflow diligently at all times. 3. Wait to grow until it hurts you by not investing in your growth. 4. Manage your cashflow diligently at all times. 5. Don’t hire or buy anything that you can’t afford. 6. Go back to the people who bought your product and ask them if they liked it. 7. If they liked it, give them a reason to buy again and ask them to tell their friends. 8. If they didn’t like it, ask them why, and how you can improve. 9. Manage your cashflow diligently at all times. 10. Don’t manage your company based on stock markets or VC rounds.
Thanks for sharing this. Looks like investors moved to the safe real estate market... but I'm optimistic. I believe that this market will be saturated soon and investors will look into other markets.
I went with 2 of my startups through 2001 and 2008. The first crises killed us, the second didn't. You need to plan to survive the next 24 months, and gain in the meantime traction. Is time for execution and long term strategy. Investments will continue, but at lower valuations and with a look at the post crisis word, because data shows that during pasts crises great companies emerged.
Gautham Gauruv Maediratta
Be realistic if you need cash don't overprice your offering - it's about being cautious with your spending and smart with your investors.
5 days ago
👋🏼 Hi All! Anyone have independent SEO consultants they've had great results with? Grateful for your recos! ... See MoreSee Less
I can jump on a call with you next week if you want. Send me a DM!
Happy to connect you with the right SEO based on your project size, technical requirements, etc. There are plenty of great ones in the CourseCompare network.
2 months ago
Friend who runs a services company (agency) is looking for a fractional CFO with relevant experience. any leads? ... See MoreSee Less
Feel free to have them give us a call. Www.futurebalance.ca
www.Entreflow.com … Entreflow Consulting Group is a CFO services firm and a CPA firm. They typically work with small, fast growing companies. I used to work there. Highly recommend their fractional CFO service and related expertise. Talk to Jose Chatelet if you want to chat about what your friend might need.
Paul Nagpal - CFO Centre
Jordan Hill of www.growthpartners.ca/
5 days ago
Any recommendations for an Escrow service that does CAD? Escrow.com does USD. ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
Seeking a social media management consultant with B2B SaaS experience to help build awareness and engagement for my recently launched collaboration software for condominium boards. We're early stage so are budget concious. A community manager who can manage social media accounts would be ideal. Any recommendations?? 🙏 ... See MoreSee Less
Hey Salim Dharssi! My team and I would love to see if we can help. I run a small agency and have been working with entrepreneurs/start ups￼ for quite some time. So we understand the space well!
Hey at SocialEyes Communications we can definitely help with all this. Let me know if you would like to set-up a time to chat.
Share your contact and I'll send to a social media guy named Dave.
Hey Salim, I'd love to hear more about your company. My own startup is connecting communities of neighbours in condo buildings and there may be some opportunities for partnership.
Michelene Maguire up your alley?
This seems like a great project! I will dm you! Condo boards can use the help
2 weeks ago
Anyone know a great custom merch company in Canada? Maybe in TO or Ottawa, online is ok too.
Looking to get custom tees, hats and maybe a few other things like led lights might be neat. Super comfy! Thanks! ... See MoreSee Less
Hi Matt Miller I know a couple. What type of volume are you looking for and happy to recommend the right one!
I've tried a few local companies. I was most satisfied with Custom Ink. They are not the cheapest, but the quality is great and they also print in Canada.
Entripy Custom Clothing - Jas Brar
1 week ago
Any recommendation on lawyers who have closed pre-seed/seed deals with US investors? ... See MoreSee Less
Will Shaw and our team at Fasken Emerging Tech can assist. DM me and I will connect you
Gal Smolar, ca.linkedin.com/in/gal-smolar-4691b2198 hit him up on linkedin, feel free to give my reference
Rajah Lehal at Cobalt Lawyers
I’ve been with Mike Reid and his team for almost 10 years through 3 companies. He’s now at DLA, they’re amazing: www.dlapiper.com/en/canada/people/r/reid-michael/
Mike Hollinger from Dentons
1 week ago
Office sublease opportunity: entertainment district, whole floor, 4500 square feet, built out and furnished, 8 month sublease. Send me a message if interested. ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
Wondering what the best hosting solution would be for me? I need something which offers a ready to go solution with email, seo, etc. ... See MoreSee Less
Hosting and Seo are separate things. For hosting you can go with godaddy or siteground, they offer hosting and email. But for seo - you need a proper marketing agency they will work on your content and back links.
We can assist with SEO and site development. Much easier to work SEO in when you are developing your online presence vs working backward. Feel free to PM me.
Shoot me a DM I might be able to help
Steve Black can probably help. He's amazing.
For budget conscious startups, Hostinger Bluehost can be a good fit. For fanatical customer support SiteGround is best. For mid to higher end sites, plan for cloud hosting.
SEO requires ongoing work if you want results. Hosting is dependent on your needs, you'd need a consult with a digital marketer to run through your requirements and make recommendations. (My rate is $40/hr if you're interested)
1 month ago
Looking for a frontend developer contractor with experience with React, Chakra UI, Emotion for a project for MakerKids, an award-winning STEM learning platform that helps kids build technical and social-emotional skills through live classes on coding, robotics and Minecraft. DM me if you or someone you know is interested. ... See MoreSee Less
DM sent to you
Did you ever find someone?
3 weeks ago
Seeking a small/scrappy digital ad agency to build our startup's 1st ad campaign! :) ... See MoreSee Less
What is the industry?
Iris Design Collaborative 🙂
We may be able to help at Adjust Media depending on industry and fit. We’re quite specialized in our service offering - Paid Media, Paid Search, Email Management and some Creative Services. Not every business is a good fit, but feel free to reach out or book a call at www.AdjustMedia.co Full disclosure - I’m the owner/operator, but our team is top notch 👌🏽
Reach out to Rahul Raj at 5&Vine in Toronto. They specialize in challenger brands.
PM me. We can help you stand out. Be different, be memorable.
Happy to chat Joel Nicholson!
Hey Joel. Just sent you a PM. We have Startup packages that might be a great fit for you
Hey, Joel! Here's how you can do it yourself if you're inclined (crowdtamers.com/building-a-top-of-funnel-test-campaign-on-facebook/) but given that you're looking for an agency to help you, you might want to read about how I've used performance marketing to launch 13 startups from $0 to $2+MM ARR over the last decade or so. Being systematic about your ad campaigns is crucial to getting long-term value from them: crowdtamers.com/build-test-a-million-%f0%9f%92%b2-arr-acquisition-funnel-in-9-weeks/ Happy to chat about this further if you'd like.
SocialEyes Communications happy to have a chat.
There not so small anymore but 42 Agency will make sure you have a successful first ad campaign 🙂
Might be able to help! www.jgaudetdesigns.ca
They don't get more scrappy and creative than Digital Dorit
They don't get more scrappy and creative than Digital Dorit.
I’ll do it for free as long as you let me and my ai do our thing lol. I just sold my tech social media company and I’m temporarily retired and have a lot of time on my hands. So, I’m only doing projects that I can have freedom in and I don’t really care if I get paid. 🙂
2 weeks ago
Question about Facebook Api. Hypothetically, is it possible to implement a check/limit within my app that only those residing outside of their listed hometown/country can join the app? So if a user has listed on fb that their hometown/country is X but they now live in Y City/country? If so, what is the best way to go about it. And if not is there a good way to implement something similar? ... See MoreSee Less
I don't know off the top of my head, but you might get a better response by posting on something like stackoverflow.com/ rather than this group.
You can totally target expats through Facebook ads targetting options. Not sure about using the API to restrict users for a non-Facebook app medium.com/@ninaverfaillie/how-to-reach-expats-on-facebook-43831bae9d5f
1 month ago
Best paid social media freelancer? ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
I'm curious, what are your favourite US or Canadian startup conferences/get-togethers? Building out our team's must-go events! ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
That problem requires critical mass as does mine.. Put my name on the list with my company, Emarena. Intent includes a Global array of self sufficient Oceanic way points with Hydrogen fueling capabilities and shared space with "Luxury Hotel" capacity.
Contact Ash Kumar on LinkedIn. He is the expert here. www.linkedin.com/in/ashsayshi
I DM you
3 weeks ago
We are looking for a single office or event space that could accommodate 20-25 people one day per week on a recurring basis (ie. every Wednesday)? We are flexible on location so long as it is in downtown Toronto. Let me know if anyone has space they aren't making full use of and is interested in sharing / subleasing.
Thanks!! ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
Hey all, what are you using for annual planning and monthly priorities? How do you make sure there’s alignment and your teams are making progress to meet the annual KPIs and deliverables? Interested if there is any software out there that does this well.
Thanks! ... See MoreSee Less
I'm a huge advocate of Lattice (lattice.com/). I have used 15five (Aaron's suggestion) and I find the platform not as intuitive as Lattice. Your decision on what tool to use depends on the size of your organization and what other tools you may use as part of your HR tech stack. I can discuss with you if you'd like - I've been in the HR tech space for 20 years.