CTP Ep. 125 – Jul 23, 2017: Twelve Billion Dollars!

CTP Ep. 125 – Jul 23, 2017: Twelve Billion Dollars!

Sponsored by Olio Digital Labs and Codeship

Thanks to Techdoz.ca for the loan of the Snowball Blue Mic

Hosts & Guests

  • Stuart Clark
  • Derek Silva
  • Andrés Aquino

Andrés Aquino Bio, @eh_eh

Andrés is an active advisor, community advocate, and startup investor in the Toronto tech community. He is also Managing Partner at TWG, a Toronto-based Software Consultancy that builds software platforms and applications for enterprise companies, not-for profit organizations, governments, and some of the fastest growing startups in Canada. TWG also has teams in New York City and Mumbai.

Quick Hits

Topics

  • ChangeTogether.io
    • Increasing diversity at tech companies: TWG partnered with TechGirls Canada to improve their diversity, and through their efforts they have quickly increased the number of female employees from 9% to 30%. TWG’s created and released a free guidebook for other tech companies looking to increase their diversity, which was released early 2017; available at changetogether.io

Stuff We Like

What are you up to lately?

  • Stuart – Still job hunting, doing some training on Davinci Resolve.
  • Derek – Busy at Olio initiating some new marketing initiatives, added some new Managed VPS plans without cPanel pre-installed at CleverHost, and otherwise just enjoying my new pool and family time.
  • Andrés – Helping advise Codefor.ca with their new fellowship program; released a new Code of Conduct at TWG this week.

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Music Credit:

“District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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