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
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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/.