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18Mar/09

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12Mar/09

MOBILEMONDAY @ MARS — APRIL 6TH EVENT CONFIRMED!

RSVP:
http://mars-mobilemonday-april6.eventbrite.com/

RSVP early. Capacity is Limited.
Please NOTE: New Meeting Rooms for April 6th event.

---- EVENT DETAILS ---

MobileMonday @ MaRS

SPEAKER
Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO, Redknee

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Lucas Skoczkowski is the CEO of Redknee, a communications software company
created in 1999 providing products for services delivery to wireless network
operators around the world. Lucas is responsible for strategic planning and
execution during which Redknee has consistently met and exceeded its goals
including financial performance, profitability, business and customer growth.
Lucas has driven the development of Redknee's product portfolio, sales, and
overall organizational performance.

Due to his exceptional leadership Lucas has been honored with the Ernst &
Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Information Technology sector for
Ontario, and most recently he was awarded the Top 40 Under 40 Award for
Canada. Prior to Redknee, Lucas worked at Nortel Networks and Clearnet in
various areas of Product Management.

Lucas serves on the Board of Directors for Redknee and has a Bachelors of
Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.

--- MobileMonday @ MaRS Event Agenda ---

6:30pm -- Registration Begins, Bar Open, Networking
7:00pm -- Event Begins, Introductions
7:05pm -- MobileMonday @ Mars Speaker presentation
7:30pm -- Q&A session (MobileMonday @ MaRS Speaker, Audience)
8:00pm -- Closing Remarks
8:00pm -- Networking Session Begins
9:00pm -- Event windup

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Regards,
JIm and Alex
Co-Founders, MobileMonday Toronto

P.S.: Your co-founders will be on vacation after March 18th but will
return to normal business after March 25th. Thanks!
13Feb/09

Monday, March 2nd – 3rd Annual MobileMonday Toronto Venture Capital Panel

The 3rd Annual VC Panel event has returned for 2009!

To attend this event, please RSVP/Register at:

http://mars-mobilemonday-march2.eventbrite.com

(RSVP link is NOW ACTIVE for March 2nd registrations)

NOTE: RSVP cut-off is Monday March 2nd at 12pm. However, once capacity requirements are met at MaRS, no further RSVPs will be accepted and you will be informed on the RSVP site if the event is SOLD OUT.

Our last two events exceeded 200 attendees and we expect full capacity for this event. As such, book early!


MEETING DETAILS:
MaRS Discovery District
101 College Street
Auditorium
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7
Canada

Start-time: 6:30pm

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PANEL DETAILS:
Sean Wise - Wise Mentor Capital
Matt Golden - RBC Ventures/Blackberry Fund Partners
Marc Faucher - JLA Ventures/Blackberry Fund Partners
Ted Anderson - Ventures West

This is an opportunity for budding entrepreneurs and small businesses to meet and pitch our venture capital panel. Individuals or companies with interesting ideas, intellectual property, services and applications are invited to submit a 1 pager, describing the product/service, the business and marketing plan. Four will be selected, giving the individual the opportunity to pitch the VC Panel for 5 minutes. To submit your 1 pager please email:
vc at mobilemondaytoronto.com

When selected Jim/Alex will contact for further details and instructions.

A Q&A session with the panel will precede the pitches. Raising capital for mobile business ventures will be discussed by expert panelists.
• Concept
• Pitching VC’s
• Valuations
• Do’s and Don’ts of raising capital

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Event/Logistics Contact:

Dal Layal
Events and Promotions Manager
MobileMonday Toronto
Please contact by email only:
DAL@mobilemondaytoronto.com
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Regards,
MobileMonday Toronto Co-Founders
Alexander Bosika & Jim Brown
5Jan/09

NEXT MEETING: MONDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2009 [6:30PM]

Hello everyone:

To RSVP, please visit the link below. RSVP
cut-off is 12pm Monday February 2nd to
manage capacity requirements at the
MaRS building.

RSVP/Register:
http://mars-mobilemonday.eventbrite.com/


MEETING DETAILS:
MaRS Discovery District
101 College Street
Auditorium
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7
Canada

Start-time: 6:30pm

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SPEAKER DETAILS:
Tyler Lessard
Director
BlackBerry Alliances & Developer Relations
Research in Motion

The BlackBerry Developer Community
Preparing for the Next Wave of Mobile Applications

With a new generation of BlackBerry Smartphones
hitting the market, and the recently announced
BlackBerry Application Storefront launching soon,
there is increasing anticipation over the next wave
of mobile applications for BlackBerry.

This session will provide you with the latest
information on the BlackBerry Developer and
Partner Ecosystems, and the upcoming BlackBerry
Application Storefront. Learn how it can be
beneficial to software developers, and find
out what the latest mobile application
trends are for both the consumer and
enterprise markets.

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Event/Logistics Contact:

Dal Layal
Events and Promotions Manager
MobileMonday Toronto
+1.416.843.7660
dal@mobilemondaytoronto.com

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Regards,
MobileMonday Toronto Co-Founders
Alexander Bosika & Jim Brown
24Nov/08

DECEMBER 1, 2008 — Anthony Lacavera, CEO of Globalive, to Discuss Wireless Plans


MEETING DETAILS
Date: Monday December 1, 2008
Start time: 6:30pm
Speaker: Anthony Lacavera, CEO of Globalive
Topic: Globalive Wireless Plans
Refreshments will be available

[RSVP REQUIRED]
Send RSVP with FULL contact details.


*** NEW MEETING LOCATION ***
MaRS Discovery District
101 College Street (East of University Avenue)
Enter from College Street (Front entrance)
Meeting Room: Auditorium (lower level next to Tim Horton's)
www.marsdd.com

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Detailed MaRS Directions

Google Maps
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SECURITY:

1. Business card required at front desk
2. RSVP confirmation required


EVENT LOGISTICS / QUESTIONS:
Daljit Layal, MobileMonday Toronto
Events and Promotions Manager
e-mail: dal@mobilemondaytoronto.com
mobile: 416.843.7660

SMILE! It's Monday! :-)

28Oct/08

NOVEMBER 3 MEETING DETAILS

Hello MoMo Community Members:

Our next meeting is scheduled Monday November 3rd at 6:30pm.

Topic: Mobile User Interfaces - Creating Engaging Customer Experiences
Guest Speaker:
Mr. Hanni Doch
Director, New Products
Rogers Wireless

We return to our regular venue:
Dunedain Multimedia Inc.  (click for google map)
110 Spadina Avenue, Studio 700

You must RSVP for this event with the following:
1. Your full contact information
2. Your company name
3. # of additional invites you're including with your RSVP

Please send your RSVP to:
rsvp@mobilemondaytoronto.com

Regards,
Alex and Jim

P.S.:  To sign-up to our group list, enter your email address in the sign-up box listed as "Yahoo Groups Join Now!" below the Dunedain logo on the right-margin.






28Oct/08

Mobile Experience Innovation Centre — Online Survey

To MoMo Community Members:

The Mobile Experience Innovation Centre is looking for your input.  MEIC is interested in your feedback for a research effort on how to improve the mobile user experience.

To contribute to the online survey, please click here.

Thanks,
Alex
19Sep/08

MEETING DETAILS: MONDAY OCTOBER 6TH at 6:30PM

Date: Monday, October 6, 2008

Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

RSVP Required: To attend, send RSVP to rsvpmomo@gmail.com

Special Location For October Event:

The Spoke Club, 600 King Street West, 4th Floor, Toronto ON, Phone:

(416) 368-8448

Guest Speaker:

Mark Young, Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF)


Topic:

The MEF will discuss their organization and initiatives globally and will open a dialogue with MoMo members in attendance about the biggest issues facing the Canadian mobile market.

More about the MEF: Since 2000, MEF has established itself as the leading global trade association for companies large and small across the mobile entertainment value chain. MEF's membership base spans the entire range of mobile entertainment activities, including music, film, TV and video companies who create and package content; publishers, retailers, service providers and technologists who sell and deliver content and network operators who get the content to the end users. As the leading global advocate for the mobile entertainment industry MEF is playing a pivotal role in driving the industry’s evolution and commercial potential. http://www.m-e-f.org/

This event is sponsored by Research In Motion Limited.

Best regards,

Jim and Alex

26Jun/08

CLOSED FOR THE SUMMER

Attention:
MobileMonday Toronto is officially closed for summer 2008.

No meetings will be held in July or August.  We return back to our normal monthly schedule in September.  

Feel free to sign-up to our community newsletter and stay tuned for upcoming chapter meeting news as we prepare for the 2008-2009 season.

Have a safe and happy summer -- see you in the September!

Your co-founders,

Jim Brown, 416.294.5754, jb@mobilemondaytoronto.com
Alexander S. Bosika, 416.625.2302, alexb@mobilemondaytoronto.com




2Jun/08

NEXT MEETING: MONDAY JUNE 9 @ 6:30PM

  • Japanese mobile trends
  • Mobile TV initiative by Bryan Copeland (from Japan)
Please note:  This meeting will be held at Dunedain Multimedia located on 110 Spadina Avenue (Suite 700) just north of Richmond.