Adrian started out his creative journey with jazz. His last full time gig was ‘Director of Getting Shit Done’ at Shopify. Now he’s starting a wildlife photography service.
What makes this market truly special is finding vendors you don’t expect to find at a holiday market.
Laura Escudé visited Shopify recently to lead a workshop for Ottawa artists. The independent artist and entrepreneur has designed shows for Kanye West, Jay-Z and American Idol, among other big names.
Organizers are hoping for 300 kids to participate in a free football camp with NFL stars. They do not need to bring equipment.
The two-day architecture festival offers free access to more than 140 buildings around the capital region on June 2–3, 2018.
Mom Friends packages and delivers essentials that mothers need in postpartum, which approximately lasts for the two weeks following childbirth.
Faunapparel, a new Ottawa business, launched earlier this year with a line of sweatshop free clothing and a goal of proving that compassion is always in style.
Registered participants will be toured through the offices of local startups, giving interested talent, community builders and curious residents a chance to peek behind the curtains of some of Ottawa’s most innovative companies.
Invest Ottawa and C100 are organizing a one day networking event to punch local innovation into overdrive! AccelerateOTT – May 5th at Lansdowne. The event is geared towards all students, entrepreneurs, makers, startups, mentors, founders, funders and other driven individuals (last car reference, I promise; I drive a Yaris, I’m in over my head). As […]
Walking into the new Shopify office on Elgin Street, you quickly realize this is not the typical cubicle-dominated space you expect to encounter in a modern office. Instead of the familiar and harsh fluorescent lighting that most of us are accustomed to, you’re met with subtle mood lighting, the natural tones of wood and cork and an […]
In a recent blog post on the Future of the Library, marketing guru and author, Seth Godin, points to some of the trends converging on our public libraries and imagines what these spaces could look like in the future. He lands on “…the vibe of the best Brooklyn coffee shop combined with a passionate raconteur […]
Editor’s note: Apt613 itself received an Awesome Ottawa grant in 2012 for our lecture series. Doesn’t everyone want their city to be a little more awesome? Awesome Ottawa – a group devoted to promoting awesomeness in the universe – will be celebrating its third birthday and the contributions they have made to the worldwide ecosystem of awesome on June […]
A Toronto-based friend of mine can be mean when talking about our nation’s capital. “Ottawa is a great place to raise a plant,” he once told me, jokingly. “It’s also a good city for your parents to live in.” This opinion of Ottawa as a stuffy, boring place where dreams go to die is shared […]