Doug O’Neill has written about Toronto and Torontonians for 25-plus years.
Doug currently produces cross-platform content for a variety of Canadian and U.S.-based magazines and Web sites. He’s also a frequent travel writer. When not traveling or glued to his computer, Doug loves to explore the urban hiking trails and city ravines of Toronto.
Reader frustration and costly paywalls prompted Aswani Pulipaka and Aditya Chityala to develop a reader-friendly platform that allows users to download specific magazine articles – from different publications – one at a time for as little at 49 cents per article.
Myant’s advanced technology allows sensors and actuators to be strategically embedded in textiles such as clothes, bed sheets and car interiors. One huge benefit: health care teams can remotely – and continuously – monitor an individual’s heart rate, body temperature, blood pressure and other biometric signals.
Radio and Television Arts student Jacob Marshall brought his video production company, Bonfire Productions, to the next level thanks to the skills he learned from seasoned mentors and other budding entrepreneurs during the Summer Company program.
It was a summer of vegan love as high-school student Caitlyn Pinto sold sugar-free, vegan-friendly snacks, smoothies and treats in the markets of Toronto while learning all about marketing, product development and the importance of customer feedback.