New Digital Marketing Apprenticeship Program emerges from DISC

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The new Digital Marketing Apprenticeship program has emerged from the successful Digital Innovation Skills Certificate (DISC). The new program run by the Digital Trades School in Kitchener-Waterloo, Hamilton and Windsor, builds upon the DISC program foundation.

DISC provided a foundational blueprint for future career-ready training in Ontario. 98% of the young people enrolled in the program secured jobs as a consequence of the experiential training. Here we explore the new 7-month apprenticeship certificate.

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Charity Spotlight – National Eczema Association

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The National Eczema Association prides itself on being the voice, the resource and the hub for the 30 million Americans who are living with eczema.

Here we explore the work of the National Eczema Association that brings hope and happiness to those with this common condition, that in many cases is also manageable.

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Design Thinking in Action – Health Innovation Program

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The hacking mentality brings together the ideal mix of patients, healthcare professionals, physicians, technologists, designers, entrepreneurs, decision-makers, business leaders, researchers, administrators and governments. Collaboratively they can break down barriers to innovation in healthcare.

While a hackathon creates inspiring embryonic projects, we need to help these startups to sustain and scale. This mindset led to the Health Innovation Program. Here we learn more about this improved model through #HIP613.

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Digital conversion for new businesses

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Pondering how to increase your website conversion rate is positive. You are asking the right question. In this post, we guide you on some core fundamentals to improve your conversion rate.

We appreciate that talk of digital conversion, landing pages, and the inbound methodology may represent a new vocabulary. Let us help you.

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Rise of Waterloo Region Medtech start-up ecosystem

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“What we have in this community in KW [Kitchener-Waterloo] and in Canada is equivalent of capturing lightning in a bottle,” described Google Canada’s Managing Director, Sam Sebastian, opening the Go North event.

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Charity Spotlight – MS Society

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Multiple Sclerosis affects 3x more women than men.

This was the attention-grabbing statistic that contributed towards the Roze Labs team winning the Hack4Health 2.0 and a ticket to apply for a $15,000 grant from the MS Society of Canada. The Society is partnering with several universities and technology groups to drive innovation and improve the quality of life for people living with MS.

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Post Hackathon commercialisation

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You pitched your ideas to the Hackathon judges. You may have won an award. What comes next in the commercialisation process?

Here we offer guidance on how to commercialise innovations from a Hackathon. How do you take your brilliant innovation conceived through a Hackathon to market?

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Why Roze Labs won Hack4Health 2.0

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Roze Labs team deservedly won the Hack4Health 2.0 that challenged young entrepreneurs to develop technology solutions for people living with Multiple Sclerosis or dementia.

Here we explore the importance of this Hack4Health 2.0 mentality and the partners that facilitate this innovative environment.

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