Articles by Brydon

About Brydon

I work on 20Skaters, Band Of Coders, ThreeFortyNine, and a few others. My vanity site is brydon.me.

Get on SoftLayer Startup Train!

We are less than a week away from our trip. We are almost full. If you are reading this, and you’re a startup, the folks at SoftLayer want to give you one last push to join us. Among other things, coming on our train means you’ll have access to: First class VIA service, including some drinks […]

Get Me On The Train!!

We ran a twitter contest for two free starving startup tickets on the SoftLayer Startup Train this past week. We randomly selected our two winners, one male, one female, and our winners are Beth from Grey Rock Clothing and Ali Jiwani…. I need to be on @startuptrain because 1 store in downtown Guelph isn’t enough to […]

Tweet for Free Train Ticket!

Are you a ‘starving startup’? A simple tweet can get you a lot these days…. We have two full tickets on this year’s Ontario Startup Train to give out to two starving startups. These tickets include our first class train from Toronto to Montreal along with full access to the International Startup Festival. These tickets […]

A Startup Bubble…on a train?

One aspect of the Ontario Startup Train which we don’t talk about online often is that we have our own bar car! Yes, it’s a train car that’s a bar. Your trip on Startup Train includes first class service, so you start in your seat where you’re served a cocktail, then a hot meal along with wine. […]

Win $100K For Your Startup?

Does your startup want a shot at winning $100K? How about some 1 on 1 time with top startup mentors to perfect your pitch before you take that shot? How about filling the crowd with newly acquired Ontario startup friends to cheer you on? Among the many reasons to come on our Ontario Startup Train, there […]

Win Free Startup Train Tickets

Join us tomorrow night (June 18) at the future home of Eigenworks here in Guelph for a chance to win free tickets on this year’s Ontario Startup Train, which includes full access to the 3 day International Startup Festival. Thanks to sponsors, we’ll be giving away two free starving startup tickets on the Startup Train tomorrow night. We’ll […]

Pitch On Main Stage at Startup Festival!

Mark your calendars for the evening of June 9th and plan to join us in Toronto. We’re working with the folks at The DMZ to host a pre Ontario Startup Train event. You can register for the event here, more details are coming soon as we plan the evening…. Who should attend? If you’re curious […]

A Train Full of Startups, Year 4!

Tickets are now on sale for our 4th instance of the Ontario Startup Train. What’s a Startup Train? Basically we charter our own private train cars with VIA, including our own bar car. We fill them with 120+ startups, funders and entrepreneurs. After enjoying a first class meal service, we break into some one on one […]

DemoCampGuelph Weathers Storm

Last night we hosted our 25th DemoCampGuelph event here in Guelph. The weather did it’s best to slow us down but we still ended up with a full house. Our invited speaker Ben Yoskovitz didn’t fair as well. After starting the drive from Toronto, he quickly made the right decision to turn back. We’ll get […]

Guelph Tech Show and Tell Event

We’re hosting our 25th DemoCampGuelph next week. For those unfamiliar, it’s a highly social event where about six folks from our community will have the opportunity to demo some technology to the crowd. It may be something they’re working on or just a cool project they want to share. It’s a very casual event that […]