Heather Payne: Ladies Learning Code

Heather Payne: Ladies Learning Code

It’s about time we featured a woman TOtechninja! Which reminds me. Why do so few women apply to our tech jobs? Heather Payne might ask the same question. She founded a wildly successful non-profit initiative right here in Toronto called Ladies Learning Code....
Edward Yao: TeamBuy.ca

Edward Yao: TeamBuy.ca

I discovered Edward Yao when I saw him pitching Teambuy on the Dragons Den. Here is another example of how age is no barrier to success in the Toronto tech community. He co-founded Teambuy.ca in 2009. Then in 2011, at age 24, he was honoured as one of Canada’s...
Liam Kaufman: Understoodit.com

Liam Kaufman: Understoodit.com

I just discovered a Toronto techie (aka TOtechninja) that created an app that definitely falls in the “Why didn’t I think of that” category. Maybe that’s how you know your app idea is a good one. It just seems so obvious after it gets built....