North of 41 is a place to help tech entrepreneurs to expand their business contacts by encouraging interaction and discussion among investors, fellow entrepreneurs, CEOs and other stakeholders. The goal of ‘North of 41′ is to promote the tech industry and all of the cutting edge innovation that is taking place from coast to coast.
Our networking events are able to bring together key decision makers from across North America. We host panel discussions, pitch competitions, webinars, hackathons and Tech Day advocacy days with tech stakeholders and political leaders.
The North American technology landscape is a hotbed for innovation and our group is the central meeting point where discussion in this area takes place. Whether you are in Toronto, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles or anywhere in between, our technology group is your one stop place to stay informed.
As a member of North of 41, you will be provided an opportunity to gain exclusive access to investors, events, mentors, training and many of the other tools required to help you grow your business. There are various membership categories to fit your individual needs. North of 41 provides the ideal setting to connect with the latest up and coming tech companies.
As a group, our organized events have provided a catalyst for attendees to grow relationships amongst peers in the tech space. Participation is welcome by all companies and organizations in the tech community. Our North of 41 community is helping to shape the digital revolution.
North of 41 has created a fund with our partners to invest in Series A, B, C financing rounds.
Our group brings together tech industry stakeholders with political leaders and staffers to have an open discussion as to the state of the tech industry across North America. We host our annual advocacy days in order to open the lines of communication between our members and those creating public policy.
North of 41 also authors numerous discussion papers addressing innovation policy across North America on behalf of its membership. As a group, our member have testified before both congressional committees in Washington D.C. and parliamentary committees in Ottawa. Throughout the year, we also host various roundtable discussions throughout North America with tech industry stakeholders.
As part of our network, we offer some of the most unique training programs in the tech industry today. We offer everything from learning how to code, to learning how to enhance your personal brand from media relation experts.
Our team of experts will help customize a program to fit your needs. What better way to learn then from those stakeholders who are leaders in the tech industry. Our programs can be delivered both in person and online which provides groups and organizations with the ultimate flexibility.
Beginner Self-paced (8 Hours)
Ever considered a career in Linux? Or, simply exploring options for a career change? NDG Linux Unhatched allows students to wade into the shallow end of Linux, the back-end operating system used by global titans such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, NASA, Tesla, Amazon and more.
Graduates walk away with a clear understanding of whether Linux is for them or not, without having to commit to more than 8 total hours of self-paced learning. To ensure you don’t get stuck, you’ll be guided step-by-step through a series of hands-on virtual machine activities.
Intermediate Self-paced (70 Hours)
As one of the most successful open source collaborations, Linux has evolved into the most reliable operating system on the planet. It’s used for embedded systems to virtually all supercomputers for a good reason. Nearly every IT job requires some Linux knowledge. NDG Linux Essentials quickly builds your Linux knowledge and prepares you for the LPI Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate (PDC), your proof to employers that you know Linux! Many concepts in this course are covered at a more demanding pace in NDG Linux I. No prerequisites required for this course.
Intermediate Self-paced (70 Hours)
How great would it be to write your own computer program? Or, design a web or desktop application that millions of people could enjoy? Both are a possibility if you learn how to code in Python. Python is the very versatile, object-oriented programming language used by startups and tech giants, Google, Facebook, Dropbox and IBM. Python is also recommended for aspiring young developers who are interested in pursuing careers in Security, Networking and Internet-of-Things. No prior knowledge of programming is required.
Beginner Self-paced (15 Hours)
With billions of devices now online, new threats pop-up every second.Today’s interconnected world makes everyone more susceptible to cyber-attacks. Whether you’re attracted to the relativity new world of cybersecurity as a professional, or just interested in protecting yourself online and in social media, this introductory course is the answer. It explores cyber trends, threats—along with the broader topic of cybersecurity in a way that will matter to YOU. For instance, you’ll learn how to protect your personalprivacy online while gaining additional insight on the challenges companies, and governmental and educational institutions face today. No prerequisites required.
Beginner Self-paced (30 Hours)
The digital world is upon us both personally and professionally. Having a better understanding of the Internet, computers and social media can be a big help toward acquiring digital skills. And, once you have these skills there are many more possibilities opened to you as far as career advancement. Learn how to use a computer, connect devices and access search, email, and social media. Enjoy course content that is very user-friendly and interactive with lots of illustrations! No previous knowledge is needed for this introductory course.
Open Registration (8 Hours)
This course takes you through the critical skills required to be successful in business. Presentations by the lecturer and guest speakers share their experiences. These technopreneurs represent a wide range of backgrounds, each with their own inspiring story of how they turned their passion into their livelihood.
Welcome to our Speaker’s Bureau. Do you want to hear from one of our subject matter experts, then look no further than our North of 41 Speaker’s Bureau. Whether you are looking for someone to interview, invite to speak on your panel or just connect, this is your place.