Ben comes from a nanotechnology background and his interests range from tiny robots to big ideas that can change the world. He hopes to one day attend a TED talk and a FIFA World Cup final. He writes about good design, emerging technology and how communities evolve through these innovations.
Chief Storyteller + Queen of Marketing & Relationships
Not a coffee drinker, loves colourful things and can sing the song 'Skinnamarink' by heart (and do the actions too!), Ev's really a kid at heart. She's fascinated by all things creative, whether it's in food, education, technology or just plain everyday life. With a business and education background, she is devoted to influencing and inspiring others in whatever task is at hand.
Phileas is an accountant by trade but his interest lies in seeking out trends which influences new startups. His philosophy revolves around how to build a successful businesses through collaborations while producing positive externalities. He has the utmost respect for brands which stay true to what they do and is an NBA junkie despite knowing deep down it's fixed.
Storyteller + Master of Handshakes & Collaborations
Eugene's ambition lies in making the world a better place one blog post at a time. He inspires others by writing about sustainability and community; mainly how people are using creative ways to advocate their cause and making this earth a little greener for all to live. He doesn't ever drink bottled water and has a complicated relationship with his overweight cat named Sushi. He loves all things comic books and is an avid snowboarder. Contact him for giveaways, sponsorships, media contacts, and anything else under the sun.
From an engineering background, Anselm is intrigued by simplistic designs and generalized theories. Although a passionate follower in online social trends, he refuses to take part in establishing a significant online presence just yet due to a sense of insecurity in exposing personal data to the world. An entrepreneur at heart, he is a strong believer that creative ideas often emerge with the aid of alcoholic beverages as mental barriers cease to exist.
Will is a student of lights; hence his fascination with art, architecture, photography, and perhaps, fiber optics. He also has a fascination with anything that pushes the technology boundary in artistic ways. Will primarily writes on augmented reality, sustainable products and architecture, and discovering new ways of being one with the great outdoors.
Manley is a current journalism student at Ryerson and has a very active imagination. Her gift would have to be picking apart a plot before it unfolds and loves everything media and tech related. She mostly writes about augmented reality, on-the-go, DIY and back to basics.
A newly transplanted Torontonian from Vancouver, Judy is a marketer by day and a marketer by night. A passionate love for marketing is her life's fuel. Social media intrigues her, and mashable.com is a daily read on her iPhone. Outside of work and more work, the thrill of the adventure is what drives her to try new things. Sports, dining adventures, travelling or just anything, you name it.
Priscilla, or Pris, as she is often called, wakes up every day seeking inspiration from people, places, and things that will move her to be better or see more clearly. As a new entrepreneur, Priscilla is dedicated to continuous learning and is always curious about what’s next. She was formally a teeny-bopper, currently is a dog lover and fashion junkie, and hopefully will be a world traveler.
Currently a journalism student at Ryerson University, Simone is exploring her fascination with words. She enjoys writing about the three Fs: fashion, food and (anything) fun. This rule-maker, risk-taker and cupcake-baker always manages to make something from nothing. That's right, she doesn't break rules, she just makes her own.
Originally from Vancouver, Sally is currently studying Industrial and Graphic Design at OCAD University. She might just have a slight (or major) obsession with all things design-related. In her pursuit to discover what ‘good design’ really means, she hopes to communicate the value of design in our everyday lives. As a procrastinator and perfectionist, there’s just never enough hours on the clock, but that’s why it’s fun.
Corporate IT slave turned digital nomad Anfernee has dedicated his life to inspiring others to live fulfilling and joyous lives. Working as a freelance consultant helping small businesses understand social media, he spends more time on facebook and twitter than he'd care to admit. Anf is obsessed with online communities and social entrepreneurship and in his spare time he loves to volunteer for non-profits, teach salsa dancing, exchange free hugs with strangers, and take way too many photos on his travels across the globe.
Colin has been seen on stage, on the small screen, and now online! With his background in both visual and performing arts, Colin is a constant explorer of all things creative. When he isn't exercising his artistic abilities, he can be found doing what millions (if not billions) of other people are doing at any given time: aimlessly surfing Facebook.