A Community for Tech Entrepreneurs & CEOs

Venture Capital, Advocacy, News, Events & More

What is North of 41?

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.

New Member Growth
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Venture Capital

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“I have effectively expanded my business contacts which has directly lead to investment in my company.”

Our Fund

North of 41 has created a fund with our partners to invest in Series A, B, C financing rounds.

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News & Events

GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN – International Executive Training Course Aug 1-9th, 2018, Los Angeles, CA
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  • Study: what are the economic stakes and impacts of the decision to repeal net neutrality?
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    On December 14th, 2017, in the United States, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted the end of the internet’s biggest rule, known as net neutrality. Net neutrality was one of the first cases opened by new FCC boss Ajit Pai, appointed by Donald Trump in January, 2017. Created in 2015 ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • The impact of Legal Tech over lawyers’ skills
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    Legal Tech has important impacts in the legal industry and is really driving the innovation in the legal sector. Legal Tech is driving changes in the way legal services are provided, delivered and packaged and even what we define as a legal service or product is modified.Furthermore, lawyers should work ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin for beginners: what you need to know about it
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    Nowadays, cryptocurrency is a topic on every investors mind. So what is cryptocurrency? What is Bitcoin? How can people make some money on it?Cryptocurrency was first created in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto when he created bitcoin which is just a type of cryptocurrency. A basic definition of cryptocurrency and bitcoin would ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • Is NAFTA renegotiation an opportunity for Canada’s tech businesses and a new way toward digital…
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    Is NAFTA renegotiation an opportunity for Canada’s tech businesses and a new way toward digital modernization?What about NAFTA renegotiation? What are the discussions about? Do tech businesses have to worry? What consequences could they face?What is NAFTA?NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) is a three-country aggreement between Canada, Mexico and the US ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • What is cognitive computing and why you need to know about it
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    A computer with a brain that thinks and behaves like a human being? Nothing is impossible with this technological revolution that continues to surprise us day after day! Today, one can give “eyes and a brain” to his computer: thus, he can become able to replace humans for repetitive tasks ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • Winning the Tech Talent War
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    Last night, I attended TalentMinded’s Next Generation Talent Acquisition meet-up on “How to Hire and Retain Tech Talent”. The panel included Jack Noppé, Chief Product Officer of Intelex Technologies Inc., Lauris Apse, Senior Director of Digital Operations at CBC, Malgosia Green, Chief Product Officer, TopHat and Gianluca Cairo, Chief of ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • Mobile apps for cancer patients grow, improve and help
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    Do not think anymore that your mobile phone is only used to pass the time in the waiting room during your treatment. Indeed, a new wave of patient-centric apps is helping people to understand their disease better, learn more about side effects, and help make the day-to-day management easier. All ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • What about the consumer robotics revolution we are experiencing today?
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    Today, we are moving towards a world full of robots, that’s a fact. Consumer robots and robotic devices are developed for use by the general public, mostly in a domestic or personal environment. Many of them are designed for everyday chores such as household robots, vacuum robots, lawn mowing robots, ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • What really is sentiment analysis and how does it work ?
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    What is exactly sentiment analysis?Sentiment analysis is used to determine the emotional tone behind words to gain understanding of the attitudes, opinions and emotions expressed within an online mention. It is also known as opinion mining, deriving the opinion or attitude of a speaker. The aim is to discover whether ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • The tech community giving back!
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    Since its creation in 1875, SickKids has been leading the fight for kids’ health. The Hospital is fully dedicated to the improvement of the society by taking care of children’s health everywhere.Nowadays, big advancements in scientific knowledge and technology are spreading everywhere and in every fields. This represents a major ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • What really is the difference between AR / MR / VR / XR ?
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    Nowadays, new and emerging technology has nurtured an attachment to acronyms, and virtual reality (VR) as well as augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR) and extended reality (XR) are not exceptions. The purpose of what follows will be to clarify what is really behind each of these acronyms. It is ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • Top Current Tech Trends
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    Nowadays, it is amazing the amount of technology available worldwide. There is always something new on the horizon and we are constantly wondering what advanced technologies are coming next. Indeed, the speed at which technology advances and upgrades can seem overwhelming. The boundaries surrounding IT are fading as technology becomes ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-06
  • Canadians are losing faith in their Minister of Finance and new tax reform proposals
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    Last week, Finance Minister Morneau presented the government’s new positions on tax reform. In fact, following numerous claims after the first announcement of the measures, the Canadian government decided to reconsider and adjust its position to offer better answers to entrepreneurs, private business owners, doctors, farmers, tax experts etc.What is changing ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-02
  • What about the tax reform conducted by the Canadian government and Finance Minister Morneau ?
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    Today in Canada, there is a highly competitive corporate tax system with advantages for corporations investing to grow their businesses. Canada’s corporate income tax rate is the second lowest in the G7.The issue is that current tax rules provide opportunities for those owning private corporations to legally obtain tax advantage that ... read more
    Published on 2017-10-23
  • Running a successful Hackathon— From Start to Finish
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    There’s this big thing happening for many firms looking to harness the power of creativity and innovation — Hackathons.The best way to think or see a hackathon is a unique way of inspiring those within an organization to find a problem and brainstorm a possible solution. Hackathons, also known as hack days ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-01
  • Hackathons 101
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    There’s a new catch word that’s making rounds for entrepreneurs, techies and businesses. Hackaton. What is it? The best way to understand a hackathon is through a chain of events…Problem — sometimes the problem is one that is evident and sometimes the problem is something that people point out and needs to be ... read more
    Published on 2017-08-21
  • How’s the technology sector in Canada been so far this year? (2017)
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    https://medium.com/media/f89e4813ae084e313075e0db39e124ce/hrefFollowing the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) “2017 Mid Year Review” of technology sector, these first months of the year have been pretty exciting for Canadian tech.Steady growth of tech companies IPO activity.Canada has been experiencing a great evolution of it’s tech sector, primarly thanks to new rising companies, entrepreneurs and institutions. ... read more
    Published on 2017-08-17
  • Should you try public speaking at your next networking event?
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    Should you try public speaking at your next networking event?Yes, of course!Public speaking is one of the best ways to get directly in front of your target market, portray yourself as a subject matter expert and be remembered!If you’re thinking, “oh, no! Public speaking terrifies me!” then you’re with the rest ... read more
    Published on 2017-07-13
  • Top 5 Tips for Networking Smart
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    Networking is a critical component for business success. Individuals who practice smart networking have more resources and a much stronger shot at acquiring business opportunities.So, maybe you’ve registered for a networking event but now you are eager to maximize your returns. Here are your top 5 tips on networking smart:Tip ... read more
    Published on 2017-07-11
  • Here’s Why Technology Is Crucial For Your Law Firm
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    Technology is rapidly evolving and shaping the way of doing business. As more devices and innovations become available, offering to radically improve “business as usual”, traditional companies are now realizing the importance of embracing the technological movement and updating their businesses in order to to stay ahead in the digital world.When ... read more
    Published on 2017-04-27
  • Top 4 Reasons Why Hackathons Are Awesome For Your Business
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    We all think of hackathons as a bustling experience where hackers and programmers unite, for they give up their weekend plans to indulge in a 54 hour non-stop coding experience.Pizza crusts, red bull cans all over the place, along with endless tapping noises on keyboards, are the “cliché” images that ... read more
    Published on 2017-04-13
  • Study: what are the economic stakes and impacts of the decision to repeal net neutrality?
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    On December 14th, 2017, in the United States, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted the end of the internet’s biggest rule, known as net neutrality. Net neutrality was one of the first cases opened by new FCC boss Ajit Pai, appointed by Donald Trump in January, 2017. Created in 2015 ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20
  • The impact of Legal Tech over lawyers’ skills
    3864
    Legal Tech has important impacts in the legal industry and is really driving the innovation in the legal sector. Legal Tech is driving changes in the way legal services are provided, delivered and packaged and even what we define as a legal service or product is modified.Furthermore, lawyers should work ... read more
    Published on 2018-03-20

Advocacy

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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.

Training

Do you need help with training?

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.

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Memberships

  • Bronze
    $99/ YearlyIndividual Membership
    • Member only events
    • Roundtable Invitations
    • VIP Dinners/Parties
    • Tech Blog Contribution
  • Silver
    $199/ YearlyCompany Membership
     
    • Listing in the North of 41 Speaker’s Bureau
    • Member only events
    • Roundtable Invitations
    • VIP Dinners/Parties
    • Tech Blog Contribution
     
  • Gold
    Gold Membership
    $399/ YearlyUS-Canada Membership
     
    • Event Invitations in the US and Canada
    • Listing in the North of 41 Speaker’s Bureau
    • Roundtable Invitations
    • VIP Dinners/Parties
    • Tech Blog Contribution
       
  • Platinum
    $799/ YearlyCharter Membership
     
    • Advisory Panel Position
    • Event Invitations in the US and Canada
    • Listing in the North of 41 Speaker’s Bureau
    • Roundtable Invitations
    • VIP Dinners/Parties
    • Tech Blog Contribution
     

The Ones Who Are Partnering with Us

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.

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