Occasionally you hear about an event and you know right away it is going to be a big deal.
#hohoto was one of those things. I could not be more proud of everyone who put this together, over $20,000 was raised for the Daily Bread food bank. The local CBC Station brags about raising $100,000+ for the food bank, so it shocks me that in just one night the Toronto Tech and Startup communities were able to do so much.
I think the team can do $80,000 at least next year. Ticket prices should go up. I would say 40$ but others might disagree, and sponsorship will certainly be more expensive.
Rob Hyndman was the driving force behind this, but a gigantic group took ownership and made this happen.
And a legend was born: (video embedded)