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THIS WEEK IN THE MTL NEWTECH SCENE!

By Nathalie Mazloum & ilias Benjelloun
A lot is going on this week in the startup community in Montreal. We are just warming up for much more exciting things to come this year! So have a look, and don't hesitate to spread the word with friends and colleagues on what our lovely community has to offer!
NewTech Weekly Highlights

Tuesday, February 23
- Pixelles MontréalWorkshop: Unreal Editor – Learning the basics
- ReactMontrealPlotly talks about React.js + hands on workshop
- MSdevmtlGroupe .NET/ASP.NET- Windows Desktop Dev Landscape/Top 10 WPF Power Features
Big Data MontréalBDM#46 - Building smart bots with data analytics, ML, Spark and Cassandra
- Montreal Virtual Reality | Guillaume's Roomscale VR Demo
- Millenya | L'Expérience Millenya- How to reinvent your career and stand out from the crowd
- MTL EdTech | February Meetup presented by GradeSlam
- Montréal Girl Geeks | Building the Modern Web with Rachel Andrew

Wednesday, February 24
- Lean Startup Circle | Lean Startup Allstars - David Binetti on Innovation Options
Maison du logiciel libre (ML2) | Anthony Vallée-Dubois, Chrome Signin & Identity Team Leader at Google Montréal
- Branding | How to Hack Authority in the Online World?
- Papers We Love | Abstract Interpretation by Cousot and Cousot
- Montreal app Talks | Security strategies for IoT products and what to expect
- GDG Montreal Android | February Meetup
- Spark | Automatic features generation and news from Spark Summit

Thursday, February 25
- MTL + ECOMMERCE | Uber & Shopify Special
- Desjardins Lab | L'insoupçonnée valeur des marques
- Product Hunt MTL | Product Hunt Montreal - Social Entrepreneurship
- MTL DATA | Poverty Measurement in Canada & Intro to Machine Learning
- Montreal Java User Group | Let's write some Scala!, by Martin Naumann
- Bricobio | Open Lab Night
McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship | Perfecting Your Pitch Workshop

Saturday, February 27
- Ladies Learning Code | Girls Learning Code Webmaking with HTML & CSS for girls ages 8-13 (Parent/Child)

Sunday, February 28
 
- Atelier Helios Makerspace | Brassez votre bière maison- A fun way to spend your Sunday by learning how to brew your own beer

Monday, February 29
- HackerNest Montréal Tech Socials | February Meetup
- The Entrepreneur's Journey | How to Perform Market Research
- Protohack | [HackPrep] Teaming and Provisional Personas @protohackmtl #VertMTL
- MSdevMTL | An event about Groupe .NET: F# et C# 6.0 languages

Tuesday, March 1
- Osmos Academy | Exploration Night: Snack Overflow



If you don't want to miss anything that is happening in the community:



What's Up?
 
Pythagorium live streaming | 15th annual CRC Robotics Competition. 500 students from 24 different schools will be competing this year. Students have spent the past 15 weeks building their robots, and making their films, websites and kiosks for this year's game! All entries in the competition are entirely student-designed ans student-built!

When: From Thursday February 23rd to Saturday February 27th, check out the link for schedule details.

Where: Collège Montmorency Gymnasium, 
475 boulevard de l'Avenir, Laval, QC



 




Good reads
 
"Sharethebus becomes latest canadian startup to join Y Combinator" by Jessica Galang- Click here
"La Montréalaise Sharethebus obtient un financement de 1,5 million" by Julien Brault- Click here
"Le truc de Tobias Lütke, pdg de Shopify, pour obtenir du capital de risque sans présentation" by Julien Brault- Click here
"Cet avocat veut remplacer les huissiers de justice par une application" by Julien Brault- Click here
"FameBit, Shopify Collaborate to Help Social Media Influencers Grow Brands" by Techvibes NewsDesk- Click here
"MovingWaldo Makes It Easy to Change Your Address" by Jacob Serebrin- Click here
"TeraXion vend l'une de ses unités d'affaires pour 46,6 millions $" by Gilbert Leduc- Click here
"Tout est sur la table chez DEQ Systèmes" by Gilbert Leduc- Click here
"Web à Québec suscite de l'engouement" by Normand Provencher- Click here
Special thanks to our Partners for supporting us along the way: Desjardins Lab, PME MTL and Ministère Économie, Science et Innovation Québec
 
Note
 
You definitely noticed that 2015 was a milestone year in our ever-maturing Montreal startup ecosystem, and there is an amazing momentum to make 2016 even better! We came a long way since the early days of MTL Newtech in 2008, yet we are always as committed. We are a team of volunteers working on what we love to help catalyze our community. And we have some very interesting projects coming up! Shoot us an email if you are, or know anyone, interested in what we do and would like to get involved and/or support us :)

Have a fantastic week!

The MTL Newtech team,
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