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RIM, Canrock, OMERS, Rho, BDC, iNovia and CYBF Invest $30M+ in Tech Startup Incubator Program HYPERDRIVE

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Startup incubators are a great way for tech entrepreneurs to take something from idea to product and beyond. The programs generally give funding, mentorship and access to services that help entrepreneurs develop a great company that could potentially be the next big thing. Recently, a new incubator called HYPERDRIVE has launched with $30M+ in funding. It’s also really cool to see RIM as the only technology company funding, hopefully giving them first dibs on acquisitions. Especially since Google has its name on the building and is an anchor tenant at Communitech.
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Ottawa Tech Recruitment Event Seeking to Fill 1,300 Tech Roles in Waterloo Region

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RIM is a killer company to work for as the company is in transition to a new OS and generally, a new consumer-focused smartphone/tablet company. Also, with the QNX acquisition, who knows what cool fields the company might be making headway in. On March 27th, RIM, as well as companies Desire2Learn, Procom and Skybound Research, will be hosting a Tech Recruitment Event along with Communitech, to fill some 1,300 tech roles in the Waterloo Region.
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