TorCamp kicks off; Bar Camp NYC seeks a venue!

TorCamp Gets Kicked Off

TorCamp, a.k.a. Bar Camp Toronto, has gotten underway at 460 Richmond St. W. in Toronto, with a good 30 or so participants showing up thus far! They’ve got a Flickr pool up and the tag is . Can’t wait to hear how the event unfolds. Great work David!

Bar Camp NYCMeanwhile, turns out that my good buddy Amit, who’s spearheading the Bar Camp NYC effort, is in need of a venue! He’s been huntin’ and searchin’ ever since he got back from his visit to India, but now needs some help from the community at large.

Here’s what he’s looking for: On the island of Manhattan: we’re looking for an office space with wifi and 4-5 rooms, one or two larger than the rest, walls available for projectors, etc., that we can occupy for a weekend.

If you’ve got a place in mind or can at all help with emailin’ or callin’ potential candidate venues, drop Amit a note via He was hoping to do this in very early December, so while this’ short notice, surely someone’s got a bit of room that they wouldn’t mind donating for use for some very eager Bar Campers!

Author: Chris Messina

Head of West Coast Business Development at Republic. Ever-curious product designer and technologist. Hashtag inventor. Previously: (YC W18), Uber, Google.

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