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    Jared Cohen, Founder of Google Ideas and President of Jigsaw, to Give Keynote Address at Discovery 2017

    Mar 13, 2017Jared Cohen, Founder of Google Ideas and President of Jigsaw, to Give Keynote Address at Discovery 2017
    Ontario Centres of Excellence is thrilled to announce Jared Cohen as the keynote speaker for Day One of Discovery 2017, being held May 15-16 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Jared Cohen will appear on the Discovery main stage on May 15 to speak about the new digital age, and to kick off two days of ideas, innovation and what’s next.
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    OCE, TFSA host Finance Cybersecurity Partnering Forum

    Mar 09, 2017OCE, TFSA host Finance Cybersecurity Partnering Forum
    More than 200 experts from financial services and fintech companies, academia and government gathered March 8 to exchange ideas and identify the potential for future collaborations in finance cybersecurity innovation.

OCE In The News

  • March 20, 2017 – Globe and MailInventing innovation: Making a formula for startup success

    Cian O’Sullivan is the picture of confidence as he speaks to a packed lecture hall at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. A tall, lantern-jawed man, Mr. O’Sullivan begins his presentation with a slick video explaining the genius idea developed by Beagle Inc., his Kitchener, Ont.-based startup. Using artificial intelligence (AI), Beagle’s software reviews dense contracts and other legal documents and roots out critical information in minutes. Most of the 30 million small- and medium-sized businesses in North America don’t use lawyers for commercial deals; Beagle’s product saves them hours of aggravation.

  • March 13, 2017 – Brampton GuardianOntario issues innovation challenge to small and medium-sized businesses

    Ontario is inviting companies to compete for funding to create and test technology solutions for challenges facing government services.Small and medium-sized businesses will be provided with funding to take an innovative idea and develop and test a working prototype.