Tech Spotlight
Tuesday May 17th 2016 1:30 PM -Tech Spotlight Tim Jackson, President and CEO, SHAD After performing as a top executive at one of the world’s largest urban innovation hubs, the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, Tim Jackson has returned home to the region to lead the SHAD summer youth program as President and CEO. May 17, 2016, 01:47 PM
Tuesday March 28 2017 TOPIC: Tech Tuesday Spotlight GUEST: David Shak - Founder, Caspy ( An overwhelming email inbox is a struggle to manage, and a local start up called Caspy is hoping to help. Caspy uses language, frequency, timing and sentiment to prioritize and manage email inboxes on your behalf—like a virtual assistant. Caspy even reminds you when you haven’t responded to important emails, helping to build relationships and keep contacts. Today at 12:47 PM
Tuesday March 21 2017 TOPIC: Tech Tuesday Spotlight Alexander Mistakidis, CEO, Gamelynx ( Using cutting-edge web app technology, local startup Gamelynx creates games and interactive experiences that bring people together for face-to-face play. The technology is 100% web-based, which means there are no installs or app downloads required to play. Gamelynx combines the fun and social interaction of party and board games, with the convenience and power of mobile web gaming. Mar 21, 2017, 03:38 PM
Tuesday March 7 2017
1:30pm TOPIC: Tech Spotlight GUEST: Rachel Thompson - Founder, Marlena Books   Local entrepreneur Rachel Thompson is the owner of Marlena Books, a publisher of adult picture. Oils for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. She began the concept at St. Paul's Greenhouse Idea Incubator and is now incorporating technology into the designs.
Mar 07, 2017, 02:20 PM
Tuesday February 28 2017 TOPIC: Tech Tuesday Sara Bonham, CEO, Willow Cup ( and Danielle Graham, Women in Tech Program Manager, Communitech ( Sara Bonham, CEO of San Francisco-based startup Willow Cup came to Waterloo Region to take part in the latest Communitech Fierce Founders Bootcamp-a program designed to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Sara was awarded the top prize of $60 thousand dollars at the bootcamp's finale Thursday, where she pitched her plant-based dairy free milk. Feb 28, 2017, 03:02 PM
Tuesday January 31st 2017 Jan 31, 2017, 10:51 AM
Tuesday January 24th 2017 Jan. 24, 1:30-2:00 P.M. Andrea Gilbrook, Talent Program Manager, Communitech ( (, Geoff Macgillivray VP of Product Management/Engineering, Magnet Forensics and Erin Kampferseck, Talent Lead, Magnet Forensics (   The technology sector in Waterloo Region is constantly growing, creating more local job opportunities both in technical and non-technical roles. Over 50 companies along the Toronto-Waterloo corridor will be at Tech Jam tonight at Bingeman’s in Kitchener in search of talent in software development, sales, marketing, HR, finance and other positions. Jan 24, 2017, 11:04 AM
Tuesday January 17th 2017 130pm - Tech Spotlight Guest: Stephanie Rozek, Executive Director, Hive Waterloo Region Jan 17, 2017, 08:19 AM
Tuesday December 20th, 2016
1:30 PM TOPIC: Tech Tuesday Kevin Tuer, Managing Director, Canadian Open Data Exchange (ODX) ( and Jim Moss, Chief Happiness Officer, Plasticity Labs ( Open data is a relatively new concept when it comes to tech and business. Today, Canada's Open Data Exchange (ODX), headquartered at Communitech in Kitchener, announced eight local companies, including Plasticity Labs, taking part in the ODX Ventures program who use open data to better their businesses.
Dec 20, 2016, 01:53 PM
Tuesday December 13th 2016 Dec 13, 2016, 08:47 AM
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Tuesday November 8th 2016 Nov 08, 2016, 08:38 AM
Tuesday November 1st 2016 Nov 01, 2016, 09:17 AM
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Tuesday October 4th 2016 Oct 04, 2016, 02:38 PM