Durham Region

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Durham Region is located on the eastern edge of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and is one of the fastest-growing regions in North America; a strong sign of its competitive business costs and outstanding quality of life. With eight municipalities ranging from large urban centres to small towns, hamlets, and villages, Durham, offers a rare, sought-after mix of cosmopolitan and rural living, access to ample green space, three lakes (Ontario, Scugog and Simcoe) and extensive urban amenities.

A highly skilled workforce, superior post-secondary Institutions, premium quality of living, affordable urban and rural real estate including available employment lands, Durham Region is a superior location for investment, relocation or expansion.

Durham Region recognizes the importance of having a thriving innovation sector and as a result, Durham is a large and significant supporter and funder of Spark Centre - Durham and Northumberland's Regional Innovation Centre.

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Past Events

Startup Grind with Mike Wessinger Founder & CEO of PointClickCare

Startup Grind with Erin Bury Co-Founder and CEO of Willful

Virtual Fireside Chat with Raji Kaira, Co-Founder and CEO of PeopleTail

Startup Grind with Julie Angus- CEO and Co-Founder of Open Ocean Robotics

Virtual Fireside Chat with Swift Medical

Virtual Fireside Chat with Kerri-Lynn McAllister, founder of Pawzy (Presented by AWS)

2020: Forward Focus

Fireside Chat with WELL Health Technologies (TSX.V: WELL)

GrowthX : Silicon Valley’s answer to commercializing innovation

Fireside Chat with Wondermakr

Startup Grind Durham: Welcomes Spencer Turbitt

Startup Grind Durham: Welcomes Lindsey Goodchild of Nudge Rewards!

Startup Grind: Durham welcomes Carl Rodrigues of SOTI

Startup Grind: Durham welcomes serial entrepreneur Alex Brown of The Beard Club!

Startup Grind: Durham welcomes Cole Jones of Local Line!

Simon Foster of Chatter Research!


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    Sherry Colbourne

    Spark Centre

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    Chantal Queen

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    Kristina Svana

    Chapter Co-Director

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