STARTUP WEEKEND TORONTO EDU: LIBRARY EDITION

After participating in Startup Weekend in Toronto, I wanted to bring that intense experience to my profession. I found a number of co-conspirators and we worked together to launch the first-ever Library-themed edition of Startup Weekend. So. Much. Fun.

Collaborators

Helen Kula, Meg Ecclestone, June Avila, Emily Porter

Event Sponsors

Premier: Ontario Centres of Excellence; The Working Group

Platinum: University of Guelph Library, Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship, BiblioCommons

Gold: University of Toronto Libraries (Main, Mississauga & Scarborough), Seneca Libraries, Ontario Library Association, Laurier Library, Dysart & Jones, Thirdway Think '

Silver: Dalhousie School of Information Management, Toronto Public Library

Global: Google, Amazon Web Services, Coca-cola, .Co, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Judges

David Weinberger, Candace Faktor, Chris Eben, Michelle McBane, Beth Jefferson