AWE Nite TO - Sept 2018: AR Startup Open House
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

AWE Nite TO - Sept 2018: AR Startup Open House

Join us in a celebration of Augmented Reality Startups in Toronto as part of Startup Open House at StartWell on King Street West.

This evening will include AR presentations, demos, pizza and beer! Demos and Presentations from Instinctual Reality, OraclesAR, OnFoot App, Matrix Inception, AccessAR, Stunnar and Patio Interactive.

A huge thank you to our venue partner StartWell and our sponsors IDEABOOST, Super Ventures and AugmentedReality.org for making this event possible.

This is a free event for AWE Nite TO meetup members. Join the meetup and RSVP here.


Agenda

6:00-7:00PM: Doors Open, Networking & Demo

7:00-8:00PM: Presentations from:

  • OraclesAR - Fann Nguyen, Head of Marketing & Growth

  • OnFoot App - Amy Hughes and Alex Jansen

  • Matrix Inception - Sky Zhou, General Manager

  • Patio Interactive - Rui Jie Wang, Head of UX

  • stunnAR - Eyal Zilnik

8:00-9:00PM: Networking & Go hands on with Demos from:

  • accessAR

  • OraclesAR

  • Instinctual Reality

  • Matrix Inception

  • Patio Interactive


Our Augmented Reality Companies

Instinctual Reality - An augmented reality solution for sports simulation and training. Learn more at www.instinctualreality.com

OraclesAR - Oracles is a 2-to-10-player team-oriented combat strategy game that combines augmented reality and conventional board game features. Designed to work with its exclusive and free AR mobile application, Oracles introduces a new dimension to board games. Players split into two teams, choose a leader on each side, and play with the goal of occupying the enemy’s tavern. Learn more at www.oraclesgame.com

OnFoot App - ghost tour version. Learn more at http://popsandbox.com/

Matrix Inception - HoloLens RoomScannerS (beta): Capture full-color 3D models of rooms, using Microsoft HoloLens as a stand-alone, all-in-one device for capturing, processing, and visualizing 3D models of rooms. Upload and share room scans with others, and join the hallway or shared rooms, and have a conversation in each other's mixed-reality presence. Learn more at https://youtu.be/ZtGuFurn9B8

accessAR - AccessAR is a female-founded, augmented reality development startup. We're developing mobile AR Try On tech for eyewear that actually looks good, performs well, and integrates directly into the consumer path to purchase. Learn more at http://accessar.co/

Patio Interactive - Navigating the coming legalization of cannabis can be tricky. We are using augmented reality tools to help customers make a better buying decision. Learn more at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2BbRBOk_1w

stunnAR - Learn more at http://stunnar.com/


About our Sponsors

StartWell - StartWell's Club on King Street West: A happier place to do the work that you love. As a special offering to friends of AWE Nite TO we are extending a warm invitation to join our club - using the special registration link below you'll get 24hr access to our main campus for just $99/mo! This plan lets you access our massive campus 24/7 and choose to meet guests in a variety of private spaces, work at desks, common tables or in lounges on comfy sofas. Our in-house espresso bar offers amazing cappuccinos from 9-5 daily and we have blazing fast WIFI. Plus, membership gives you exclusive access to events (like AWE Nite TO) that are inspirational, educational and will introduce you to interesting new people. Sign up here: https://startwell.co/awe/invited and learn more about our Club here: https://startwell.co/club.

IDEABOOST is a Toronto-based business accelerator and startup community for companies that are building the next generation of technology-based media and entertainment products, services, and brands. An initiative of the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab, in partnership with Corus Entertainment, IDEABOOST provides high–potential Canadian startups with seed investment, mentorship, and access to its network. Learn more at . http://ideaboost.ca/

AWE (Augmented World Expo): The world’s #1 XR event series including conference and expo dates in the USA, Europe, Asia and Israel and meetup chapters in San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Toronto. AWE EU 2018 is coming up on October 18-19. Learn more at www.aweeu.com.

Super Ventures: The first early stage fund for Augmented Reality. We believe that Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality are giving people real superpowers and are on a mission to invest in early stage startups that are using these superpowers to change the world. Learn more about the fund, our partners and our portfolio at http://www.superventures.com

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October Industry Night (Invite Only)
Oct
9
6:00 PM18:00

October Industry Night (Invite Only)

**This is an invite only event! If you are active in AR, use the form below to get on the list. Already on the list? We will be in touch soon with the Eventbrite link!**

Get on the AR Industry List: https://goo.gl/forms/zInZYWWqkCeN1K5p2

AWE Nite TO hosts regular industry nights!

This invite-only event brings together founders, investors, developers, creators and product leads active in augmented reality with the goal to support one another in their efforts (hiring, investments, technical challenges, partners, clients and more).

This events are pure networking. No demos, speakers or presentations. Space is limited to 75 people in total.

If you are interested in attending this event, please fill out the form below to get on our AR Toronto Industry List. Once you are on the list we will be in touch with an Eventbrite link to secure a ticket. Already on the list? Hang tight for the Eventbrite link to your inbox.

Get on the AR Industry List: https://goo.gl/forms/zInZYWWqkCeN1K5p2

A huge thank you to our venue partner, WeWork, and our partners Super Ventures and AugmentedReality.org for making this event possible.

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December Industry Night (Invite Only)
Dec
11
6:00 PM18:00

December Industry Night (Invite Only)

**This is an invite only event! If you are active in AR, use the form below to get on the list. Already on the list? We will be in touch soon with the Eventbrite link!**

Get on the AR Industry List: https://goo.gl/forms/zInZYWWqkCeN1K5p2

AWE Nite TO hosts regular industry nights!

This invite-only event brings together founders, investors, developers, creators and product leads active in augmented reality with the goal to support one another in their efforts (hiring, investments, technical challenges, partners, clients and more).

This events are pure networking. No demos, speakers or presentations. Space is limited to 75 people in total.

If you are interested in attending this event, please fill out the form below to get on our AR Toronto Industry List. Once you are on the list we will be in touch with an Eventbrite link to secure a ticket. Already on the list? Hang tight for the Eventbrite link to your inbox.

Get on the AR Industry List: https://goo.gl/forms/zInZYWWqkCeN1K5p2

A huge thank you to our venue partner, WeWork, and our partners Super Ventures and AugmentedReality.org for making this event possible.

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August Industry Night (Invite Only)
Aug
14
6:00 PM18:00

August Industry Night (Invite Only)

**This is an invite only event! If you are active in AR, use the form below to get on the list. Already on the list? We will be in touch soon with the Eventbrite link!**

Get on the AR Industry List: https://goo.gl/forms/zInZYWWqkCeN1K5p2

AWE Nite TO hosts regular industry nights!

This invite-only event brings together founders, investors, developers, creators and product leads active in augmented reality with the goal to support one another in their efforts (hiring, investments, technical challenges, partners, clients and more).

This events are pure networking. No demos, speakers or presentations. Space is limited to 75 people in total.

If you are interested in attending this event, please fill out the form below to get on our AR Toronto Industry List. Once you are on the list we will be in touch with an Eventbrite link to secure a ticket. Already on the list? Hang tight for the Eventbrite link to your inbox.

Get on the AR Industry List: https://goo.gl/forms/zInZYWWqkCeN1K5p2

A huge thank you to our venue partner, WeWork, and our partners Super Ventures and AugmentedReality.org for making this event possible.

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AWE Nite TO Industry Night
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

AWE Nite TO Industry Night

AWE Nite TO hosts regular industry nights! 

These invite-only events bring together founders, investors, developers, creators and product leads active in augmented reality with the goal to support one another in their efforts (hiring, investments, technical challenges, partners, clients and more).

These events are pure networking. No demos, speakers or presentations. Space is limited to 75 people in total.

If you are interested in attending this event, please fill out the form below to get on our AR Toronto Industry List. Once you are on the list we will be in touch with an Eventbrite link to secure a ticket.

A huge thank you to our venue partner, WeWork, and our sponsors CFC IDEABOOST, NeuronicWorks, Proto3000, Super Ventures and AugmentedReality.org for making this event possible.

Link to form:  https://goo.gl/forms/zInZYWWqkCeN1K5p2 or use the i-frame below

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AWE Nite TO Launch and AR & Entertainment
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

AWE Nite TO Launch and AR & Entertainment

We invite you to the launch of AWE Nite TO - an evening dedicated to explore the AR opportunity and to celebrate the AR activity in the city of Toronto.

This event will specifically take a look at AR & entertainment including augmented reality's impact on TV & Film, music, games and toys. Featuring speakers and demos from CBC, CFC, Spin Master, E One Entertainment, Globacore, Quantum Capture, Jam3, Nordicity, You Are Here, Breq Labs, IDEABOOST, Gimme 360, and Battleverse.

Doors open at 6PM. We will be adhering to strict capacity limits and so it is best to get to the venue as early as possible to get into this event.

Pizza, wine and beer will be served at this event. You must be of legal drinking age to attend. ID may be requested at the bar. 

Interested in demoing, speaking, sponsoring or volunteering at this event? Fill out this form: https://augmentedworldexpo.com/awe-nite-meetups/


Agenda

6:00-6:30PM: Doors open and demos

6:30-6:40PM: Opening Remarks and "The AR Roundup" By Tom Emrich - Partner at Super Ventures & Producer at AWE

6:40-6:50PM: "Forecasting AR: A 5-Year Perspective" by Kristian Roberts Partner, Nordicity

6:50-7:20PM: AR & Entertainment Panel

- Ana Serrano - Chief Digital Officer, CFC and Managing Director, IDEABOOST
- Richard Kanee - Head of Digital, CBC
- John Bolton - CTO, Globacore
- Cathy Hackl, Futurist, You Are Here
- Rob Hill - Senior Producer Augmented Reality Projects, Spin Master

Moderated by Laura Mingail - Senior Director, Marketing & Business Development, Secret Location – an Entertainment One Company

7:20-7:30PM: Live on-stage Demo: Virtual Humans & Entertainment with Morgan Young - Co-Founder, Quantum Capture and Heather Phenix - Executive Producer, Jam3

7:30-9:00PM: Networking and Demos

  • Battleverse: Canada's 1st Multiplayer Augmented Reality Games Arena
  • Gimme360: easy to use AR Platform 
  • BreqLabs: Provides mobile AR and VR hand interaction solutions
  • Quantum Capture: Creators of a virtual humans platform 
  • Globacore: Creators of HoloLems, a game on the Microsoft HoloLens
  • IDEABOOST - Toronto-based business accelerator and startup community for companies that are building the next generation of technology-based media and entertainment products, services, and brands
  • RBC FutureMakers: FutureMakers is an RBC program that brings together diverse tech professionals to share knowledge and discuss major tech advances
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Thank You To Our Sponsors & Partners

A huge thank you to our venue partner RBC FutureMakers and to our event partners AugmentedReality.org, Super Ventures, IDEABOOST, Proto3000, and NeuronicWorks for making this event possible. And a huge shout-out to Sipbar and Pizza Pizza our partners for eats and drinks.

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FutureMakers is an RBC program that brings together diverse tech professionals to share knowledge and discuss major tech advances. We’re strong supporters of peer-to-peer tech groups in areas like machine learning, cybersecurity, mobile development, design, and enterprise architecture. We also share our insights through FutureMakers Talks and articles on rbc.com/FutureMakers.

IDEABOOST is a Toronto-based business accelerator and startup community for companies that are building the next generation of technology-based media and entertainment products, services, and brands. An initiative of the Canadian Film Centre’s Media Lab, in partnership with Corus Entertainment, IDEABOOST provides high–potential Canadian startups with seed investment, mentorship, and access to its network. Learn more at http://www.ideaboost.ca/

Proto3000: The Proto3000 team helps companies leverage the transformative power of advanced manufacturing with industry leading additive manufacturing and metrology solutions. Our portfolio of products and services address the growing challenges faced in design and manufacturing, and through partnering with our team we can together address these challenges across the entire product development life-cycle. Our product line of Stratasys professional 3D printers, Desktop Metal and Creaform portable handheld 3D scanners, along with our ISO9001 accredited service bureau can accelerate productivity, increase production speed, and make manufacturing applications more efficient and cost effective. We have helped our customers reinvent the way they produce jigs and fixtures, prototypes, and tooling while creating opportunities to benefit from bridge tooling, low-volume production, supply chain reorganization, and on-demand digital inventory. Together, we can be at the forefront of this new industrial revolution, full of disruption, creativity and innovation. Learn more at www.proto3000.com

NeuronicWorks Inc. is an engineering design company based in Toronto that offers custom electronic product development services. We provide end-to-end design for visionary entrepreneurs seeking to create a reliable and impactful product while keeping the process cost-effective. From concept to production, we use design for manufacturing methodologies to build state-of-the art electronic systems that meet the increasing demands of today’s technological world. We are your one-stop-shop for tech product development. Learn more at https://neuronicworks.com

AWE (Augmented World Expo): The world’s #1 AR+VR conference is back for its 9th year in the USA in Santa Clara on May 30-June 1, 2018. With 6,000 attendees, 300 speakers and 300 exhibitors in over 100,000 sqft. of expo space - this year’s event will illustrate why every organization, startup, and investor must get into XR (short for AR, VR, MR) or be left behind. AWE Nite SF can get $200 off all access and 2-day expo tickets using code AWESF. Get yours here https://augmentedworldexpo.com/registration-general/

Super Ventures: The first early stage fund for Augmented Reality. We believe that Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality are giving people real superpowers and are on a mission to invest in early stage startups that are using these superpowers to change the world. Learn more about the fund, our partners and our portfolio at http://www.superventures.com

AugmentedReality.org: A non-profit organization dedicated to Augmented Reality, Wearables, and IoT. All profits are reinvested in AR.ORG’s services. Our Mission: Advancing Augmented Reality to Advance Humanity. Our Goal: 1 billion active users of AR by 2020. We produce the world's largest AR event Augmented World Expo (AWE) in the USA, Europe and China. Learn more at

Sipbar: Get started and build your SIPBAR in a few minutes! SIPBAR includes a full bar setup with craft beer, wine, spirits, signature cocktails and certified bartenders. Learn more at http://www.sipbar.co/

Pizza Pizza: We've been at this for a while. In fact, we´ve been a Canadian leader and innovator since 1967. As a restaurant, pizza maker, employer, business partner and caring company, Pizza Pizza delivers. The Pizza Pizza network, including Pizza73, is composed of more than 600 traditional and non-traditional restaurants coast to coast, employing over 3,000 Canadians. We provide a flavourful, varied and high-quality menu to pizza-lovers of all ages and tastes. As a result, our organization has become a leader in the quick service segment of the Canadian foodservice industry, and one of the top pizza restaurant chains in the country. Learn more at http://www.pizzapizza.ca/.

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AR Starts Here: A conversation on making Toronto a leader in AR
Apr
10
6:00 PM18:00

AR Starts Here: A conversation on making Toronto a leader in AR

An exclusive gathering of AR leaders, influencers and creators to celebrate the activity and devote conviction around building an AR hub in the city. It is clear that augmented reality has already established itself as the next wave of computing and Toronto has opportunity to position itself as a leader in this space - we don’t want to miss out.

UPDATE: This event is sold out


Agenda

6:00-6:30: Doors Open & Registration

6:30-6:45: Opening Remarks & Welcome

  • Tom Emrich, Partner, Super Ventures & Co-Producer, AWE 
  • Damien Steel, Managing Partner, OMERS Ventures
  • Sophie Howe, Emily Smith, Isaac Rayment & Ian Kelso, AWE Nite TO

6:45-8:00: AR Showcase

PRESENTATION: Fostering Mixed Reality Growth in Canada

  • Brody Langley, Mixed Reality Partner Lead, Microsoft
  • Mickey MacDonald, Developer Evangelist, Microsoft

PRESENTATION: Augmenting the Future of Commerce

  • Daniel Beauchamp, Head of VR, Shopify

PANEL: State of AR in Canada

  • Helen Papagiannis, Author, Augmented Human
  • Ian Kelso, Co-founder, Impossible Things
  • Parham Aarabi, CEO, Modiface
  • Prashant Matta, Senior Associate, OMERS Ventures
  • Caitlin Fisher, Co-founder, York's Future Cinema Lab
  • Amanda Costco, Founder, Electric Runway (MODERATOR)

8:00-9:00 Networking & AR Demos

  • Quantum Capture: virtual humans platform
  • Vertical: Placenote SDK to save and share persistent AR content
  • Impossible Things: reBlink AR art
  • Helen Papagiannis book signing of Augmented Human

Produced in partnership by:

 
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