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Spectrum Student Startup 2016 – Results are in!

Spectrum Student Startup 2016 – Results are in!

On March 31, Spectrum held its Second Annual Spectrum Student Startup Competition. CIBC Hall at McMaster was filled to capacity with well over 200 student entrepreneurs, McMaster staff and faculty, and members of Hamilton’s entrepreneurship community. After a months-long process of narrowing down our original 50+ applicants to […]

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2015 Spectrum Student Startup Finalist Blue Orchid wins $125,000 grant

2015 Spectrum Student Startup Finalist Blue Orchid wins $125,000 grant

Last year, Sina Afshani and his company Blue Orchid were little more than a passion, an idea, and a design. He was a finalist for Spectrum’s first Student Startup Competition. One year later, he is working out of The Forge and making strides with his company, including […]

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Event Recap: Spectrum Student Startup Top Ten Dinner

Event Recap: Spectrum Student Startup Top Ten Dinner

On March 31st, ten of Hamilton’s most impressive student entrepreneurs will compete for a prize pool of more than $100,000 in cash. Last night many of them met each other for the first time. If you’ve been under a rock, you may have missed our announcement: We’ve chosen […]

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Event Recap – How to Start a Software Company, with Dale Mugford

Event Recap – How to Start a Software Company, with Dale Mugford

Tuesday night was quite a barn-burner for the software/entrepreneurship crowd. Hamilton entrepreneur, and co-founder of Brave New Code, Dale Mugford joined us for an event called How to Start a Software Company. He did not disappoint. Brave New Code is a Hamilton-based software startup that is known […]

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The Forge’s CareKit Health is acquired by Moseda Technologies in $2 million deal

The Forge’s CareKit Health is acquired by Moseda Technologies in $2 million deal

Hamilton startup CareKit Health Corp. (“CareKit”) has been acquired by British Columbia-based Moseda Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: MSD). The deal will bring together Moseda, an established technology company working to develop mobile health solutions, with the up-and-coming CareKit, which has built an innovative new platform for home […]

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McMaster Engineering student Sean Hodgins has a Kickstarter the maker community should seriously check out

McMaster Engineering student Sean Hodgins has a Kickstarter the maker community should seriously check out

We truly believe McMaster has some of the brightest and most creative minds there is in the tech and software sectors. Sean Hodgins, a McMaster B.Tech graduate and currently a Mechanical Engineering Masters student, has launched his first Kickstarter project presenting the PiAngle Zero – a Plug-n-Play 4 Port […]

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Ken Sangha founder of DoublePlay Q and A on insights to starting an App based company

We got the opportunity to chat with McMaster alumnus Ken Sangha (LinkedIn) on some updates towards his company app development company DoublePlay. Check out the info in his Q&A below. This is great feedback for any of you students looking to get into app and game development!   […]

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Photos: Startup Career Fair

On January 20th Hamilton had its first Startup Career Fair. The Arnie at Mohawk College was filled with local startups looking to hire. These companies were seeking volunteers, interns and paid employees of all stripes. This event was organized by SURGE and The Forge with support from Spectrum, the […]

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Branding & Marketing Workshop – Event Recap

On January 13th, Spectrum hosted marketing expert, entrepreneur, and all-around-nice-guy Mark Tharme at TwelvEighty to present a workshop on marketing and branding for startups. Mark is one of the founders behind Muse Marketing Group, a Hamilton agency that prides itself on its unique approach and its ability to […]

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2nd Annual STAND UP Pitch Competition – Event Recap & Video

2nd Annual STAND UP Pitch Competition – Event Recap & Video

  November 25th marked the final pitch night for Spectrum’s STAND UP Pitch Competition, and with it the end of Spectrum’s first semester events schedule. It was a great night, with wonderful food and fun, and a few people went home with thousands of dollars. A week […]

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