Meetup 18 presentation

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    1. 3. Agenda <ul><ul><li>Welcome, Show of Hands, and Welcome Mat Newbies (Chris & Rick) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Progress Report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coming up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Updates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation: VC Pitching 101 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>by Philip Neukom of Profit Analytics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VC Q&A Panel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul>
    2. 4. Show of Hands
    3. 5. Progress <ul><li>Cogeco Interview in February. Now available on VOD </li></ul><ul><li>Feature article in Apr 8/11 @OakvilleBeaver </li></ul><ul><li>Question to Halton Federal Candidates http://linkd.in/hy8VpW </li></ul><ul><li>Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>300+ Members </li></ul><ul><li>18 Meetups totaling 600 attendance </li></ul><ul><li>570 views - BDO SR&ED Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>400 views - Crowdsourced Top 10 LinkedIn tips </li></ul><ul><li>350 views - Transcending Geography and Generations with Social Media </li></ul>
    4. 6. Next Meetup <ul><li>Open Data </li></ul><ul><li>May 10 th @ 7pm </li></ul><ul><li>Ned Devines, Milton </li></ul><ul><li>Helping governments release non-PII data so that citizens and developers could derive new insights and build new cool applications </li></ul>
    5. 7. Community Research & Innovation Jobs Project What’s in it for Silicon Halton? Leyden M. Fonte Project Manager Silicon Halton - April 12, 2011
    6. 8. Toronto Region Research Alliance (TRRA) Transform the Toronto Region into a top 5 global center for research and research-intensive industry.
    7. 9. <ul><li>Goal </li></ul><ul><li>Assess the demand for and supply of Research & Innovation Jobs in the Toronto Region </li></ul><ul><li>Sectors </li></ul><ul><li>- ICT </li></ul><ul><li>- Life Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>- Advanced Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>- Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Identify employment needs </li></ul><ul><li>Match with Training programs (universities/colleges) </li></ul><ul><li>Examine Career interests </li></ul>The project – Research & Innovation Jobs
    8. 10. <ul><ul><li>Increase visibility within the Toronto Region and abroad </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Influence future training programs towards your hiring needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employers’ survey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus groups </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Maintain global competitiveness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Receive findings of the project </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Help promote Toronto Region </li></ul>What’s in R&I Jobs for ?
    9. 11. <ul><li>Register at www.trra.ca/RIJobs </li></ul>Want to get engaged with R&I Jobs project ?
    10. 12. Keynote VC Pitching 101 Philip Neukom of Profit Analytics Helping you prepare and approach venture capital investors from someone who has raised money and been a venture capital investor

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