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Microsoft Reactor X Founders Hub Canada

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Topic: Personal and Business Development, Core AI, Responsible AI, Intelligent Applications

Language: English

  • Events in this Series:
  • 18

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Oct

24

Tuesday

2023

AI Connect Toronto: The Power of Networking with Marketch and Microsoft Reactor

9:30 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

Join us for an exciting evening of inspiration and connection at "AI Connect Toronto," a collaborative networking event hosted by Marketch and Microsoft Reactor. Dive into the fascinating world of artificial intelligence and connect with fellow enthusiasts in the heart of Toronto's tech scene. Discover the incredible potential of AI as successful startup founders share their inspiring success stories. Gain valuable insights into how these visionaries harnessed the power of AI to transform their companies. What's more, you'll have the chance to engage directly with our panelists, asking burning questions that will help fuel your own AI ambitions. But that's not all – "AI Connect Toronto" is designed with networking in mind. Forge meaningful connections with like-minded professionals, potential collaborators, and industry experts. Share your ideas, exchange contacts, and explore the possibilities of AI together. Don't miss this unique opportunity to be part of Toronto's thriving AI community. Join us at "AI Connect Toronto" and be inspired, informed, and connected as you journey into the future of artificial intelligence. About Microsoft Reactor Whether you're building the next great idea or your career, having access to a great network of people and resources will help you expand your AI and technological skill sets. Microsoft Reactor connects you with the AI Entrepreneurs, startups and developers who share your goals. Join us at the Reactor where we bring you live training, product-specific guidance and networking, making your ideas into action. About Marketch Marketch is an AI first company with the goal to improve productivity and build efficient processes at scale. As the world moves to adopt AI more and more in their day-day, we want to connect Entrepreneurs, Thought Leaders and Aspirants in AI space through networking to maximize their impact on the world. Connect with us to learn more about how we leverage AI to promote employment, improve processes and create delightful experiences along the way - both in the online and offline world. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Oct

26

Thursday

2023

Digital Health Conference

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

The Digital Health Conference aims to cultivate a community that explores the infinite potential of technology and its impact on healthcare delivery advancing the future of digital health by uniting changemakers. We aspire to drive positive change by uniting start-ups, healthcare professionals, researchers, and investors passionate about transforming the future of healthcare. Join us on October 26th, 2023 from 5 - 8 pm ET to connect with experts and novices to transcend boundaries, build and succeed together in a digital era! Agenda 5:00 - 5:20 pm Opening Remarks 5:20 - 5:30 pm Special guest speaker 5:30 - 5:50 pm Start-up Pitches (8 teams at 2 mins each) 5:50 - 6:15 pm Break (food and drinks provided) 6:15 - 6:45 pm Panel Discussion 6:45 - 7:30 pm Networking 7:30 - 7:45 pm Closing Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Oct

31

Tuesday

2023

The Latest AI Trends by Microsoft Reactor and Eastern Europeans in Tech

9:30 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

About this event: Join us for an enlightening discussion at the forefront of artificial intelligence, where Microsoft Reactor collaborates with the Eastern-Europeans in Tech community to bring you a unique perspective on the latest trends in AI. Our panel of experts will delve deep into the exciting developments shaping the AI landscape today. Who it aimed at? Tech Professionals, Founders and, Investors Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Nov

06

Monday

2023

From Idea to MVP - Making Your Dream a Reality

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (UTC)

About this Session: In this engaging session, we will delve deep into the transformative journey from concept to Minimum Viable Product (MVP). Join us as we explore the essential steps, strategies, and real-world insights necessary to turn your innovative idea into a tangible reality. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, startup enthusiast, or simply seeking to bring your brainchild to life, this event will provide you with the practical knowledge and inspiration needed to embark on this exciting adventure. Who is it aimed at? The target of the event in a global space could be to provide valuable insights, guidance, and practical knowledge to aspiring entrepreneurs, innovators, and startup enthusiasts from around the world who are looking to turn their ideas into Minimum Viable Products (MVPs). Why should I attend? Leave the event with tangible takeaways, such as a well-defined validation strategy, valuable connections, and a clear roadmap for your journey from idea to MVP. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Nov

07

Tuesday

2023

Women Entrepreneurs and Tech Leaders Night

10:30 PM - 12:30 AM (UTC)

About this event: We’re hosting the “Women Entrepreneurs & Tech Leaders” event on Tuesday Nov 7th, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, in partnership with Microsoft Reactor. We’re bringing together a community of high-performing women working in technology, start-ups, venture capital, entrepreneurship, and leaders who support innovations in their organizations. We’re here to empower and build women-led Canadian technology companies across a wide range of sectors. At this event, you can expect to: Meet women founders, VCs and leaders, and get inspired by their journeys, especially that 0 to 1 story Expand your network and establish relationships with like-minded women in technology ​Agenda: ​5:30pm: door opens; networking ​6pm: opening remarks ​6:15pm: panel discussion (including Q&A) ​7pm: crowd participation ​7:30pm: closing ​More on FutureX: ​FutureX is a women-led consulting firm that helps companies to integrate emerging technologies into their businesses, including market analysis, product ideation, legal, and go-to-market strategies. Its clients span the Web3, DeFi, NFT, Ecommerce and the broader tech sectors. ​FutureX seeks to shake up a culture where it’s extremely difficult for Canadian women to launch startups, build the right support network, and scale up. It hosts themed in-person events to showcase female entrepreneurs, VCs, and leaders, so we can build meaningful connections and support each other on our journeys. ​More on Aceocial: ​​​Aceocial is a non-profit co-founded by start-up founders from Techstars and Next Canada that organizes cool and useful in-person tech events for entrepreneurs, investors and operators in North America to help them build meaningful social capital. ​​​Since August 2022, we've organized 15+ events, and connected more than 5000+ people with amazing local and international partners such as Microsoft, Collision Conference, InvestHK, Elevate Conference, OKX, Phantom Network, to name a few. Stay up to date with Acesocial & Future X Events: HERE

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Nov

20

Monday

2023

Coding the Cure: AI in Healthcare

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (UTC)

**About this Session:**Join us for an immersive exploration where we'll delve into the dynamic world of artificial intelligence's profound influence on the healthcare landscape. Discover how AI-driven innovations are revolutionizing patient care, diagnostics, drug discovery, and more. Engage with Luka, gain insights into cutting-edge AI technologies, and uncover the transformative potential that AI holds for healthcare, ultimately reshaping the way we approach well-being and medicine. Who is it aimed at? This event is aimed at a diverse audience, including healthcare professionals, researchers, data scientists, entrepreneurs, students, and anyone passionate about the intersection of artificial intelligence and healthcare. Whether you're a healthcare practitioner looking to stay updated on the latest AI advancements, a data scientist seeking to apply your skills in healthcare, or an entrepreneur exploring opportunities in HealthTech, this event offers valuable insights and networking opportunities tailored to your interests and expertise. Why should I attend? Discover how AI is being harnessed to improve patient outcomes, optimize healthcare operations, and revolutionize medical research. Acquire actionable knowledge that you can apply to your own healthcare initiatives. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Nov

21

Tuesday

2023

Women in AI Disrupting the Energy Sector

10:30 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

This event will provide an excellent introduction to the field of AI and its applications in industry, from the perspective of Women in AI. Participants will be invited to engage, following the entrepreneurial journey of a woman entrepreneur from la French Tech Toronto, by sharing best practices in DeepTech venture building. Agenda 5:30 pm - Registration and Light Networking 6:00 pm - Welcome and introductions 6:10 pm - Empowering Excellence: Introduction to Women in AI (Nammi Sriharan) 6:25 pm - Pathways to Success: Exploring Diverse Career Paths in Artificial Intelligence (Frincy Clement) 6:40 pm - From Idea to Innovation: A Founder's Journey and Business Model Canvas in AI (Mariem Akrout) 7:30 pm - Open Question and Answer 8 pm - The End This event is realized in partnership with la French Tech Toronto, Women in AI, and Microsoft Reactor. La French Tech Toronto is a non-profit organization supporting entrepreneurs. It’s also a unique movement supported by the French government to bring together startups, investors, policymakers, and community builders across the Atlantic. Women in AI (WAI) is a nonprofit, community-driven initiative bringing awareness and knowledge through education, events, and blogging. Whether you're building the next great idea or your career, having access to a great network of people and resources will help you expand your AI and technological skill sets. Microsoft Reactor connects you with the AI Entrepreneurs, startups and developers who share your goals. Join us at the Reactor where we bring you live training, product-specific guidance and networking, making your ideas into action.

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Nov

30

Thursday

2023

TechConnect by Todotoronto x MSFT Reactor

10:30 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

About this event: 🎉Join professionals in the tech industry in our upcoming networking event, curated with the intent of connecting professionals in a space where they are the stars- where they can share their stories, journeys and learnings. Who is it aimed at? This event is for the tech community, founders & entrepreneurs in Toronto/GTA who want to expand network & connect with their community Learn more about Todotoronto here - https://www.todotoronto.com Agenda: 5:30 PM - Open Networking 6:00 PM - Opening remarks 6:15 PM - Talk about AI trends (Microsoft Speaker) 6:30 PM - Networking Activity 7:15 PM - Open Mingling 8:00 PM - Closing Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Dec

05

Tuesday

2023

Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite - Networking Event

10:30 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

Join us at the upcoming networking event hosted by Microsoft Reactor, where the future of AI entrepreneurship comes alive! At this event, you will have the chance to connect, learn, and be inspired by the innovators who are shaping the future of AI in Toronto. 1. Exclusive Insights from AI Founder Luka Lamaj Prepare to be inspired by an exclusive talk from Luka Lamaj, a successful AI entrepreneur, member of the Microsoft Founders Hub Program and Founder of Docere Health. Luka will share his journey and success stories, highlighting how AI has inspired and transformed his company. 2. Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub Presentation: Discover the Microsoft Founders Hub Program and engage in an informative Q&A session. Whether you want to join the program or are already a Microsoft Founder, you will get a chance to meet with new peers and learn more about the resources, support, and opportunities available to AI entrepreneurs. 3. Social Networking: Expand your network and collaborate with like-minded entrepreneurs. Whether you're looking to build your career or elevate your AI-driven business or startup, this event promises inspiration, connections, and opportunities to propel you forward. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to connect with the AI community, gain insights from industry leaders, and propel your AI venture to new heights. Join us for an evening of innovation and networking that promises to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit. Save the date, and we'll see you there Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Dec

20

Wednesday

2023

Generative AI Workshop for Beginners: Unleashing Creativity using LLMs

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM (UTC)

About this session: Join us for a beginner-friendly workshop where you’ll learn to generate AI content using OpenAI LLMs. Get hands-on experience with the workshop repository and discover how to create a variety of AI content. No prior AI or coding experience required, but familiarity with GitHub. Link to workshop: https://aka.ms/Dec20GenAIWorkshop1 Learn more and develop your Gen AI skills with this curriculum: https://aka.ms/Dec20GenAICurriculum1 Interested in building or developping your next idea using AI Technology? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Topic: Core AI

Language: English

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Jan

16

Tuesday

2024

Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite – Founders Hub PitchFest

10:30 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

The Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite series return in 2024 with our first PitchFest event! In collaboration with Luka Lamaj, the Microsoft Reactor hosts these events for you to meet and connect with the AI Founders and Entrepreneurs of Toronto and learn more from the innovators who are shaping the future of AI in the city. On January 16th, you will get the chance to learn from fellow AI entrepreneurs and about their business insights. Exclusive insights from Industry Expert Murray Simser, Co-Founder & CEO of CITIZN AI Startup Pitches Learn more about 10 AI growing companies & members of the Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub program who will pitch their product and answer any questions you may have to help you grow. Networking Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to connect with the AI community, gain insights from fellow leaders, and propel your AI venture to new heights. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Jan

23

Tuesday

2024

Humanity & Tech 2: AI-Powered Social Good

10:30 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

We are thrilled to present the "Humanity and Technology" Panel Series, a collaborative initiative brought to you by Google Developer Group Toronto (GDG), Google Women Techmakers (WTM), and Toronto-based social impact consultancy business, gdly Inc. This series of three consecutive panel discussions seeks to foster an inspiring and thought-provoking dialogue around the convergence of technology, innovation, and human-centric values. Designed for the dynamic and diverse technical community, including tech professionals, entrepreneurs, and social impact enthusiasts, our series aims to explore innovative solutions, human-centered approaches, and the creation of social value through technology. Participants will gain unique insights, expand their networks, and be inspired to contribute to a tech-driven world that champions human well-being and societal progress. Join us as we embark on this exciting journey of exploration, innovation, and social impact. Objectives Exploration of Innovation: The primary objective of the series is to create a platform for exploring cutting-edge innovations that have the potential to reshape industries, societies, and lives. Each panel discussion will dive into a distinct facet of the human-technology relationship, fostering an environment for deep engagement, knowledge sharing, and critical thinking. Human-Centric Approaches: We aim to showcase how technology can be harnessed to enhance the human experience. Through insightful discussions, we will highlight examples of user-centric design, accessibility, and the ethical considerations that are essential in crafting solutions that prioritize people's needs and well-being. Social-Value Creation: Addressing today's most pressing challenges requires a collaborative effort. Our series will emphasize the role of technology in addressing societal issues, from mental health and climate change to social inequality. By spotlighting impactful projects and initiatives, we aspire to inspire attendees to contribute to the betterment of society through their technical expertise. Series 2: Social Impact and AI Explore the dynamic journeys and relationship between technology and social impact in this enlightening panel discussion. Our panelists will delve into how technology and AI can be catalysts for positive social change, from mobilizing resources to fostering inclusivity and empowerment. This event will showcase inspiring examples of how technology is transforming communities, our lifestyles, and social behaviours, and driving meaningful progress. Join us to gain insights into innovative projects and initiatives at the intersection of technology and social impact. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Topic: Responsible AI

Language: English

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Feb

03

Saturday

2024

2023-2024 Queen's Startup Summit Day 2

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

Welcome to Day 2/3 of Queen's Startup Summit! If you don't already know, QSS is Canada's largest undergraduate organization fostering entrepreneurship opportunities within the collegiate landscape. Day 2 will cover the following: Pitch submissions from Day 1 case release (deadline at 10:30am ET) Networking sessions and information panels from various sponsors, partners, and speakers Speaker panels around the following themes: Journey of a founder How to start a VC career Women in VC Ways to get involved in the startup community Lighting pitches on startup themes Competition finalist presentations (Startup and Venture Stream) Please also join our Slack community to stay updated (https://join.slack.com/t/queensstartupsummitp/shared_invite/zt-259yf9blv-Kmijh8_DahCWVPU2lDrRnQ) Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Mar

05

Tuesday

2024

Scaling Early-Stage Startups by Microsoft Reactor & Eastern Europeans in Tech

10:00 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

Join us for an insightful panel discussion on "Scaling Early-Stage Startups", where seasoned entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts will share their experiences, strategies, and valuable insights on navigating the challenges of scaling a startup in its early stages. Discover proven tactics, success stories, and key lessons learned that can help your startup thrive in a competitive landscape. Who is it aimed at? Tech Professionals, Founders and, Investors

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Mar

28

Thursday

2024

Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite: Startup Success Panel

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

This event has reached its capacity and registration is now closed. Sign up for the next Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite event on April 30th: https://aka.ms/Apr30TorontoAIEntrepreneursUnite The Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite series return on March 28th with our first Panel Discussion event! In collaboration with Luka Lamaj, the Microsoft Reactor hosts these events for you to meet and connect with the AI Founders and Entrepreneurs of Toronto and learn more from the innovators who are shaping the future of AI in the city. On Thursday March 28th, you will get the chance to learn from various experts of the startup ecosystem sharing some insights on the ressources to take your AI company to the next level! Startup Success Panel Discussion In this diverse panel, you will learn more about the different aspects of startup success and gain some insights from industry experts sharing about various experiences and challenges of a founders journey. Don't miss the opportunities to ask all your questions to our panelists to support you with your business development. Networking Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to connect with the AI community, gain insights from fellow leaders, and propel your AI venture to new heights. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Apr

24

Wednesday

2024

Startups Assemble

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (UTC)

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur with a passion for innovation and a vision for the future? Do you want to learn from experts and peers how to leverage the power of AI to create solutions that solve real-world problems? Do you want to access the resources and support that Microsoft offers to startups through its Founders Hub program? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you don't want to miss Startups Assemble, a virtual event designed for you. Startups Assemble is a free, online event that will give you the opportunity to: • Hear from a panel of AI experts and entrepreneurs on how AI is transforming various industries and creating new opportunities for innovation and growth. • Watch live demos of some of the latest and coolest AI solutions developed by startups in the Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub program. • Learn about the benefits and features of the Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub program, which provides startups with free access to generative AI models, up to $150K in Azure credits to be used toward Azure AI Studio and expert guidance from real people. • Ask questions and interact with the speakers and other attendees in a live Q&A session. Who is it aimed at? Startup developers, non-technical founders Why should I attend? Startups Assemble is a one-of-a-kind event that will inspire you, educate you, and connect you with the startup community. Whether you have an idea, a prototype, or a product, you will find valuable insights and resources to help you take your startup to the next level. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA Here are some useful training modules to develop your company: https://aka.ms/StartupAssemble2024Collection-1

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Apr

30

Tuesday

2024

Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite: A Marketplace for Startups

9:30 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

This event is now closed for registration About this event: Join us for an exciting event tailored for startup founders! Our marketplace will feature a diverse range of companies, including accelerators, venture capitalists, banks, and insurance providers, each showcasing how they can support and empower entrepreneurs. Network with industry leaders, explore new opportunities, and gain valuable insights to propel your business forward. Whether you're looking for funding, mentorship, or strategic partnerships, this event is the perfect platform to connect with key players in the startup ecosystem. Don't miss this chance to take your startup to the next level! About the Toronto AI Entrepeneurs Unite series: In collaboration with Luka Lamaj Founder of Docere Health and member of the Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub, the Microsoft Reactor hosts these events for you to meet and connect with the AI Founders and Entrepreneurs of Toronto and learn more from the innovators who are shaping the future of AI in the city. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Jun

11

Tuesday

2024

Exploring the Intersection of AI and Gen AI in Technological Solutions

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

This event has reached its capacity and is now closed for registration. Join ventureLAB and Microsoft Reactor for an opportunity to Explore the Intersection of AI and Gen AI in Technological Solutions. Discover how technology fuels creativity and problem-solving. Whether you're a founder or AI enthusiast, join us to learn new perspectives and possibilities in the ecosystem. Who is it aimed at? AI startups, Accelerate AI founders from ventureLAB, ventureLAB advisors and staff

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Topic: Intelligent Applications

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Oct

24

Tuesday

2023

AI Connect Toronto: The Power of Networking with Marketch and Microsoft Reactor

9:30 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

Join us for an exciting evening of inspiration and connection at "AI Connect Toronto," a collaborative networking event hosted by Marketch and Microsoft Reactor. Dive into the fascinating world of artificial intelligence and connect with fellow enthusiasts in the heart of Toronto's tech scene. Discover the incredible potential of AI as successful startup founders share their inspiring success stories. Gain valuable insights into how these visionaries harnessed the power of AI to transform their companies. What's more, you'll have the chance to engage directly with our panelists, asking burning questions that will help fuel your own AI ambitions. But that's not all – "AI Connect Toronto" is designed with networking in mind. Forge meaningful connections with like-minded professionals, potential collaborators, and industry experts. Share your ideas, exchange contacts, and explore the possibilities of AI together. Don't miss this unique opportunity to be part of Toronto's thriving AI community. Join us at "AI Connect Toronto" and be inspired, informed, and connected as you journey into the future of artificial intelligence. About Microsoft Reactor Whether you're building the next great idea or your career, having access to a great network of people and resources will help you expand your AI and technological skill sets. Microsoft Reactor connects you with the AI Entrepreneurs, startups and developers who share your goals. Join us at the Reactor where we bring you live training, product-specific guidance and networking, making your ideas into action. About Marketch Marketch is an AI first company with the goal to improve productivity and build efficient processes at scale. As the world moves to adopt AI more and more in their day-day, we want to connect Entrepreneurs, Thought Leaders and Aspirants in AI space through networking to maximize their impact on the world. Connect with us to learn more about how we leverage AI to promote employment, improve processes and create delightful experiences along the way - both in the online and offline world. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Oct

26

Thursday

2023

Digital Health Conference

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

The Digital Health Conference aims to cultivate a community that explores the infinite potential of technology and its impact on healthcare delivery advancing the future of digital health by uniting changemakers. We aspire to drive positive change by uniting start-ups, healthcare professionals, researchers, and investors passionate about transforming the future of healthcare. Join us on October 26th, 2023 from 5 - 8 pm ET to connect with experts and novices to transcend boundaries, build and succeed together in a digital era! Agenda 5:00 - 5:20 pm Opening Remarks 5:20 - 5:30 pm Special guest speaker 5:30 - 5:50 pm Start-up Pitches (8 teams at 2 mins each) 5:50 - 6:15 pm Break (food and drinks provided) 6:15 - 6:45 pm Panel Discussion 6:45 - 7:30 pm Networking 7:30 - 7:45 pm Closing Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Oct

31

Tuesday

2023

The Latest AI Trends by Microsoft Reactor and Eastern Europeans in Tech

9:30 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

About this event: Join us for an enlightening discussion at the forefront of artificial intelligence, where Microsoft Reactor collaborates with the Eastern-Europeans in Tech community to bring you a unique perspective on the latest trends in AI. Our panel of experts will delve deep into the exciting developments shaping the AI landscape today. Who it aimed at? Tech Professionals, Founders and, Investors Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Nov

06

Monday

2023

From Idea to MVP - Making Your Dream a Reality

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (UTC)

About this Session: In this engaging session, we will delve deep into the transformative journey from concept to Minimum Viable Product (MVP). Join us as we explore the essential steps, strategies, and real-world insights necessary to turn your innovative idea into a tangible reality. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, startup enthusiast, or simply seeking to bring your brainchild to life, this event will provide you with the practical knowledge and inspiration needed to embark on this exciting adventure. Who is it aimed at? The target of the event in a global space could be to provide valuable insights, guidance, and practical knowledge to aspiring entrepreneurs, innovators, and startup enthusiasts from around the world who are looking to turn their ideas into Minimum Viable Products (MVPs). Why should I attend? Leave the event with tangible takeaways, such as a well-defined validation strategy, valuable connections, and a clear roadmap for your journey from idea to MVP. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Nov

07

Tuesday

2023

Women Entrepreneurs and Tech Leaders Night

10:30 PM - 12:30 AM (UTC)

About this event: We’re hosting the “Women Entrepreneurs & Tech Leaders” event on Tuesday Nov 7th, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, in partnership with Microsoft Reactor. We’re bringing together a community of high-performing women working in technology, start-ups, venture capital, entrepreneurship, and leaders who support innovations in their organizations. We’re here to empower and build women-led Canadian technology companies across a wide range of sectors. At this event, you can expect to: Meet women founders, VCs and leaders, and get inspired by their journeys, especially that 0 to 1 story Expand your network and establish relationships with like-minded women in technology ​Agenda: ​5:30pm: door opens; networking ​6pm: opening remarks ​6:15pm: panel discussion (including Q&A) ​7pm: crowd participation ​7:30pm: closing ​More on FutureX: ​FutureX is a women-led consulting firm that helps companies to integrate emerging technologies into their businesses, including market analysis, product ideation, legal, and go-to-market strategies. Its clients span the Web3, DeFi, NFT, Ecommerce and the broader tech sectors. ​FutureX seeks to shake up a culture where it’s extremely difficult for Canadian women to launch startups, build the right support network, and scale up. It hosts themed in-person events to showcase female entrepreneurs, VCs, and leaders, so we can build meaningful connections and support each other on our journeys. ​More on Aceocial: ​​​Aceocial is a non-profit co-founded by start-up founders from Techstars and Next Canada that organizes cool and useful in-person tech events for entrepreneurs, investors and operators in North America to help them build meaningful social capital. ​​​Since August 2022, we've organized 15+ events, and connected more than 5000+ people with amazing local and international partners such as Microsoft, Collision Conference, InvestHK, Elevate Conference, OKX, Phantom Network, to name a few. Stay up to date with Acesocial & Future X Events: HERE

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Nov

20

Monday

2023

Coding the Cure: AI in Healthcare

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (UTC)

**About this Session:**Join us for an immersive exploration where we'll delve into the dynamic world of artificial intelligence's profound influence on the healthcare landscape. Discover how AI-driven innovations are revolutionizing patient care, diagnostics, drug discovery, and more. Engage with Luka, gain insights into cutting-edge AI technologies, and uncover the transformative potential that AI holds for healthcare, ultimately reshaping the way we approach well-being and medicine. Who is it aimed at? This event is aimed at a diverse audience, including healthcare professionals, researchers, data scientists, entrepreneurs, students, and anyone passionate about the intersection of artificial intelligence and healthcare. Whether you're a healthcare practitioner looking to stay updated on the latest AI advancements, a data scientist seeking to apply your skills in healthcare, or an entrepreneur exploring opportunities in HealthTech, this event offers valuable insights and networking opportunities tailored to your interests and expertise. Why should I attend? Discover how AI is being harnessed to improve patient outcomes, optimize healthcare operations, and revolutionize medical research. Acquire actionable knowledge that you can apply to your own healthcare initiatives. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Language: English

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Nov

21

Tuesday

2023

Women in AI Disrupting the Energy Sector

10:30 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

This event will provide an excellent introduction to the field of AI and its applications in industry, from the perspective of Women in AI. Participants will be invited to engage, following the entrepreneurial journey of a woman entrepreneur from la French Tech Toronto, by sharing best practices in DeepTech venture building. Agenda 5:30 pm - Registration and Light Networking 6:00 pm - Welcome and introductions 6:10 pm - Empowering Excellence: Introduction to Women in AI (Nammi Sriharan) 6:25 pm - Pathways to Success: Exploring Diverse Career Paths in Artificial Intelligence (Frincy Clement) 6:40 pm - From Idea to Innovation: A Founder's Journey and Business Model Canvas in AI (Mariem Akrout) 7:30 pm - Open Question and Answer 8 pm - The End This event is realized in partnership with la French Tech Toronto, Women in AI, and Microsoft Reactor. La French Tech Toronto is a non-profit organization supporting entrepreneurs. It’s also a unique movement supported by the French government to bring together startups, investors, policymakers, and community builders across the Atlantic. Women in AI (WAI) is a nonprofit, community-driven initiative bringing awareness and knowledge through education, events, and blogging. Whether you're building the next great idea or your career, having access to a great network of people and resources will help you expand your AI and technological skill sets. Microsoft Reactor connects you with the AI Entrepreneurs, startups and developers who share your goals. Join us at the Reactor where we bring you live training, product-specific guidance and networking, making your ideas into action.

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Nov

30

Thursday

2023

TechConnect by Todotoronto x MSFT Reactor

10:30 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

About this event: 🎉Join professionals in the tech industry in our upcoming networking event, curated with the intent of connecting professionals in a space where they are the stars- where they can share their stories, journeys and learnings. Who is it aimed at? This event is for the tech community, founders & entrepreneurs in Toronto/GTA who want to expand network & connect with their community Learn more about Todotoronto here - https://www.todotoronto.com Agenda: 5:30 PM - Open Networking 6:00 PM - Opening remarks 6:15 PM - Talk about AI trends (Microsoft Speaker) 6:30 PM - Networking Activity 7:15 PM - Open Mingling 8:00 PM - Closing Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Dec

05

Tuesday

2023

Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite - Networking Event

10:30 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

Join us at the upcoming networking event hosted by Microsoft Reactor, where the future of AI entrepreneurship comes alive! At this event, you will have the chance to connect, learn, and be inspired by the innovators who are shaping the future of AI in Toronto. 1. Exclusive Insights from AI Founder Luka Lamaj Prepare to be inspired by an exclusive talk from Luka Lamaj, a successful AI entrepreneur, member of the Microsoft Founders Hub Program and Founder of Docere Health. Luka will share his journey and success stories, highlighting how AI has inspired and transformed his company. 2. Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub Presentation: Discover the Microsoft Founders Hub Program and engage in an informative Q&A session. Whether you want to join the program or are already a Microsoft Founder, you will get a chance to meet with new peers and learn more about the resources, support, and opportunities available to AI entrepreneurs. 3. Social Networking: Expand your network and collaborate with like-minded entrepreneurs. Whether you're looking to build your career or elevate your AI-driven business or startup, this event promises inspiration, connections, and opportunities to propel you forward. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to connect with the AI community, gain insights from industry leaders, and propel your AI venture to new heights. Join us for an evening of innovation and networking that promises to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit. Save the date, and we'll see you there Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Dec

20

Wednesday

2023

Generative AI Workshop for Beginners: Unleashing Creativity using LLMs

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM (UTC)

About this session: Join us for a beginner-friendly workshop where you’ll learn to generate AI content using OpenAI LLMs. Get hands-on experience with the workshop repository and discover how to create a variety of AI content. No prior AI or coding experience required, but familiarity with GitHub. Link to workshop: https://aka.ms/Dec20GenAIWorkshop1 Learn more and develop your Gen AI skills with this curriculum: https://aka.ms/Dec20GenAICurriculum1 Interested in building or developping your next idea using AI Technology? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Topic: Core AI

Language: English

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Jan

16

Tuesday

2024

Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite – Founders Hub PitchFest

10:30 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

The Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite series return in 2024 with our first PitchFest event! In collaboration with Luka Lamaj, the Microsoft Reactor hosts these events for you to meet and connect with the AI Founders and Entrepreneurs of Toronto and learn more from the innovators who are shaping the future of AI in the city. On January 16th, you will get the chance to learn from fellow AI entrepreneurs and about their business insights. Exclusive insights from Industry Expert Murray Simser, Co-Founder & CEO of CITIZN AI Startup Pitches Learn more about 10 AI growing companies & members of the Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub program who will pitch their product and answer any questions you may have to help you grow. Networking Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to connect with the AI community, gain insights from fellow leaders, and propel your AI venture to new heights. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Jan

23

Tuesday

2024

Humanity & Tech 2: AI-Powered Social Good

10:30 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

We are thrilled to present the "Humanity and Technology" Panel Series, a collaborative initiative brought to you by Google Developer Group Toronto (GDG), Google Women Techmakers (WTM), and Toronto-based social impact consultancy business, gdly Inc. This series of three consecutive panel discussions seeks to foster an inspiring and thought-provoking dialogue around the convergence of technology, innovation, and human-centric values. Designed for the dynamic and diverse technical community, including tech professionals, entrepreneurs, and social impact enthusiasts, our series aims to explore innovative solutions, human-centered approaches, and the creation of social value through technology. Participants will gain unique insights, expand their networks, and be inspired to contribute to a tech-driven world that champions human well-being and societal progress. Join us as we embark on this exciting journey of exploration, innovation, and social impact. Objectives Exploration of Innovation: The primary objective of the series is to create a platform for exploring cutting-edge innovations that have the potential to reshape industries, societies, and lives. Each panel discussion will dive into a distinct facet of the human-technology relationship, fostering an environment for deep engagement, knowledge sharing, and critical thinking. Human-Centric Approaches: We aim to showcase how technology can be harnessed to enhance the human experience. Through insightful discussions, we will highlight examples of user-centric design, accessibility, and the ethical considerations that are essential in crafting solutions that prioritize people's needs and well-being. Social-Value Creation: Addressing today's most pressing challenges requires a collaborative effort. Our series will emphasize the role of technology in addressing societal issues, from mental health and climate change to social inequality. By spotlighting impactful projects and initiatives, we aspire to inspire attendees to contribute to the betterment of society through their technical expertise. Series 2: Social Impact and AI Explore the dynamic journeys and relationship between technology and social impact in this enlightening panel discussion. Our panelists will delve into how technology and AI can be catalysts for positive social change, from mobilizing resources to fostering inclusivity and empowerment. This event will showcase inspiring examples of how technology is transforming communities, our lifestyles, and social behaviours, and driving meaningful progress. Join us to gain insights into innovative projects and initiatives at the intersection of technology and social impact. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Topic: Responsible AI

Language: English

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Feb

03

Saturday

2024

2023-2024 Queen's Startup Summit Day 2

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

Welcome to Day 2/3 of Queen's Startup Summit! If you don't already know, QSS is Canada's largest undergraduate organization fostering entrepreneurship opportunities within the collegiate landscape. Day 2 will cover the following: Pitch submissions from Day 1 case release (deadline at 10:30am ET) Networking sessions and information panels from various sponsors, partners, and speakers Speaker panels around the following themes: Journey of a founder How to start a VC career Women in VC Ways to get involved in the startup community Lighting pitches on startup themes Competition finalist presentations (Startup and Venture Stream) Please also join our Slack community to stay updated (https://join.slack.com/t/queensstartupsummitp/shared_invite/zt-259yf9blv-Kmijh8_DahCWVPU2lDrRnQ) Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Mar

05

Tuesday

2024

Scaling Early-Stage Startups by Microsoft Reactor & Eastern Europeans in Tech

10:00 PM - 1:00 AM (UTC)

Join us for an insightful panel discussion on "Scaling Early-Stage Startups", where seasoned entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts will share their experiences, strategies, and valuable insights on navigating the challenges of scaling a startup in its early stages. Discover proven tactics, success stories, and key lessons learned that can help your startup thrive in a competitive landscape. Who is it aimed at? Tech Professionals, Founders and, Investors

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Topic: Personal and Business Development

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Mar

28

Thursday

2024

Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite: Startup Success Panel

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

This event has reached its capacity and registration is now closed. Sign up for the next Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite event on April 30th: https://aka.ms/Apr30TorontoAIEntrepreneursUnite The Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite series return on March 28th with our first Panel Discussion event! In collaboration with Luka Lamaj, the Microsoft Reactor hosts these events for you to meet and connect with the AI Founders and Entrepreneurs of Toronto and learn more from the innovators who are shaping the future of AI in the city. On Thursday March 28th, you will get the chance to learn from various experts of the startup ecosystem sharing some insights on the ressources to take your AI company to the next level! Startup Success Panel Discussion In this diverse panel, you will learn more about the different aspects of startup success and gain some insights from industry experts sharing about various experiences and challenges of a founders journey. Don't miss the opportunities to ask all your questions to our panelists to support you with your business development. Networking Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to connect with the AI community, gain insights from fellow leaders, and propel your AI venture to new heights. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Apr

24

Wednesday

2024

Startups Assemble

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (UTC)

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur with a passion for innovation and a vision for the future? Do you want to learn from experts and peers how to leverage the power of AI to create solutions that solve real-world problems? Do you want to access the resources and support that Microsoft offers to startups through its Founders Hub program? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you don't want to miss Startups Assemble, a virtual event designed for you. Startups Assemble is a free, online event that will give you the opportunity to: • Hear from a panel of AI experts and entrepreneurs on how AI is transforming various industries and creating new opportunities for innovation and growth. • Watch live demos of some of the latest and coolest AI solutions developed by startups in the Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub program. • Learn about the benefits and features of the Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub program, which provides startups with free access to generative AI models, up to $150K in Azure credits to be used toward Azure AI Studio and expert guidance from real people. • Ask questions and interact with the speakers and other attendees in a live Q&A session. Who is it aimed at? Startup developers, non-technical founders Why should I attend? Startups Assemble is a one-of-a-kind event that will inspire you, educate you, and connect you with the startup community. Whether you have an idea, a prototype, or a product, you will find valuable insights and resources to help you take your startup to the next level. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA Here are some useful training modules to develop your company: https://aka.ms/StartupAssemble2024Collection-1

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Apr

30

Tuesday

2024

Toronto AI Entrepreneurs Unite: A Marketplace for Startups

9:30 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

This event is now closed for registration About this event: Join us for an exciting event tailored for startup founders! Our marketplace will feature a diverse range of companies, including accelerators, venture capitalists, banks, and insurance providers, each showcasing how they can support and empower entrepreneurs. Network with industry leaders, explore new opportunities, and gain valuable insights to propel your business forward. Whether you're looking for funding, mentorship, or strategic partnerships, this event is the perfect platform to connect with key players in the startup ecosystem. Don't miss this chance to take your startup to the next level! About the Toronto AI Entrepeneurs Unite series: In collaboration with Luka Lamaj Founder of Docere Health and member of the Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub, the Microsoft Reactor hosts these events for you to meet and connect with the AI Founders and Entrepreneurs of Toronto and learn more from the innovators who are shaping the future of AI in the city. Interested in building or developping your next idea? Learn more about Microsoft for Startup Founders Hub & Azure with this curated collections of ressources and events https://aka.ms/MS4StartupsFoundersHub-CA

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Jun

11

Tuesday

2024

Exploring the Intersection of AI and Gen AI in Technological Solutions

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM (UTC)

This event has reached its capacity and is now closed for registration. Join ventureLAB and Microsoft Reactor for an opportunity to Explore the Intersection of AI and Gen AI in Technological Solutions. Discover how technology fuels creativity and problem-solving. Whether you're a founder or AI enthusiast, join us to learn new perspectives and possibilities in the ecosystem. Who is it aimed at? AI startups, Accelerate AI founders from ventureLAB, ventureLAB advisors and staff

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Topic: Intelligent Applications

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