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About Brydon

I work on 20Skaters, ThreeFortyNine, Ontario Startup Train and a few others. My vanity site is

Coworking Stories: Kyle

It’s always a challenge explaining what coworking, or shared offices, are about and if they are right for you. Rather than trying to explain, we decided to simply share the stories of the people around ThreeFortyNine. Our hope is that you will have a better idea if coworking is for you while ‘meeting’ someone new […]

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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 […]