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Legal tech disrupts: With cloud #AI tech, lawyers now can have access to what was once the purview of a privileged few. We are proud to co-host the Global Legal Hackathon @Bayview_Yards Feb 23-25. Gain exclusive access to IBM’s @WatsonAPI. RSVP https://t.co/FgBi0dLwzr

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Stephanie Lewis, an associate lawyer w/ @NelliganLaw will be at @Bayview_Yards on Feb 26 from 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM to share best practices when dealing w/ & investigating a harassment complaint
Join us and prepare to protect you employees & your company: https://t.co/pS4lpyJSG5 https://t.co/Gz2rsujn2P

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#Ottawa has an impressive collection of tech companies… and they’re ALL looking to hire. Sign up to our newsletter to find out more about these companies and current job openings: https://t.co/P3Foj0IWfl Or follow our @WorkInOTT Twitter account. #WorkInOttawa https://t.co/hyFe3iUtBq

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[email protected]_Canada’s mission is to drive innovation and growth within the tech industry
March 21, @Invest_Ottawa sponsor, BDO is facilitating a full day of Ottawa business pitches to a panel of VCs & you’re invited to apply: https://t.co/fIhObHNqrC #MadeinOttCity #Cdntech https://t.co/DW8IQmNkey

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The @CDMN #SoftLanding program is now accepting apps for travel starting between Mar 2018 –> Jun 2018.
The deadline: TODAY, Feb 11, 2018 at 11:59PM EST https://t.co/J9ffJHwWmw
Key Value: The program provides up to $4000 towards travel outside of Cda! https://t.co/M0UmRQMbxU

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AccelerateOTT save the date, entrepreneurial events, deadlines, and more! – https://t.co/wxot0d9wWQ

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Innovative Solutions Canada, the 3-phase, $100M hybrid procurement program, is now accepting applications!
The goal is to partner the Gov’t of @Canada w/ small biz by funding cutting-edge research, tech & products.
Are you ready? Visit https://t.co/WpgDhxItQL @ISED_CA #Cdnpoli https://t.co/A3hxz4f7r1

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“What is the 2018 Ottawa Social Impact Awards for $1000?” Answer: An opportunity to celebrate and recognize innovative and socially minded groups in Ottawa doing great things! #OttSocialImpactAwards #OttCity https://t.co/bWJSnzcGpW https://t.co/PdHjzeno98

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A presentation from Pres & CEO of @Invest_Ottawa & @Bayview_Yards , @mikegtremblay . Discover how we aim to equip companies for success, create new high-value jobs, attract new investment, & drive growth! https://t.co/9fxnsWPtEp #OttawaINC #Ottnews #Cdntech

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#TBT to when, #Ottawa’s biggest entrepreneur event, @AccelerateOTT was a complete sellout! #AccelerateOTT is back; don’t miss out! June 13 – save the date & stay tuned for world-class speakers & unparalleled networking opportunities.

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