October 27, 2016
Bloomberg Media is partnering with Google on its inaugural GO NORTH technology summit taking place in Toronto, Ontario on Friday, October 28th. GO NORTH is bringing together the brightest minds of Canada’s fast-growing tech ecosystem, where delegates will address the challenges and opportunities facing the country’s startup community.
As the exclusive media livestream partner, we’ll stream the full-day conference on our YouTube channel, extending GO NORTH’s reach to viewers around the world. Bloomberg is committed to covering the latest in technology and innovation, and delivering this content to readers and viewers wherever they are on the platform they prefer.
“We’re excited to be Google’s media partner for GO NORTH and to put our video resources to work to bring this important event to life on YouTube,” said Kibi Anderson, Bloomberg Digital’s Head of Strategy and Business Development. “Canada is a critical market for Bloomberg and having recently launched the new Bloomberg Technology multi-platform brand, this partnership is a natural fit, allowing us to provide value to a key partner while elevating the global reach of our brand.”
More than 500 attendees will be present, representing an exclusive group of entrepreneurs, established tech companies, policy makers and investors. Speakers include the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development; Garrett Camp, Founder/CEO of Expa & Co-Founder/Chairman of Uber; Blackberry co-founder Mike Lazaridis; Plum Co-Founder & CEO Caitlin MacGregor; Kik Founder & CEO Ted Livingston, Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein, Real Ventures Co-Founder & Partner JS Cournoyer and many more. The program begins at 8:30 am ET and ends at 6 pm ET. Sessions will be available on Bloomberg’s YouTube livestream from 9:30 am to 12:15 pm and again at 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm ET.
Bloomberg has a significant media presence in Canada, having launched Bloomberg TV Canada with Channel Zero in 2015. Bloomberg TV Canada provides 24/7 Bloomberg coverage of global markets, as well as Canadian business and financial news.
– Amanda Cowie | October 27, 2016