🇨🇦🏙️ Introducing NEAR Toronto (Regional Community) 🏙️🇨🇦
We are thrilled to announce the launch of the NEAR Toronto Regional Community, a vibrant community dedicated to fostering collaboration, innovation, and growth in the Toronto region’s blockchain ecosystem. Join us on this exciting journey as we connect like-minded individuals, provide valuable resources, and nurture a thriving blockchain community.
📍 Community Name:
🔗 Social Media Handles:
Follow us on:
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/NEAR_Toronto
- Email: NEARTorontoHub@gmail.com
- Telegram: Telegram: Join Group Chat
🗺️ Geographical Reach
The NEAR Toronto Regional Community is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with members along with the Kitchener-Waterloo corridor and surrounding areas. This vibrant region serves as a major economic and cultural community, fostering collaboration, innovation, and growth in technology. The NEAR Toronto Regional Community aims to connect like-minded individuals and provide valuable resources to the communities in Toronto and beyond. The regional community is happy to provide support all Canadians until future communities are founded in their areas.
👥 Meet The Team:
We are thrilled to us introduce you to the team of contributors who form the initial NEAR Toronto Regional Community team.
Note: We are still looking to add, solidify, and diversify a core regional team in the coming months that will be able to add value and expertise to the regional community. If you are interested - please complete this form: NEAR Toronto Sign-Up Form
Community and Partnerships Advisor
Community and Events Advisor
NDC Community Manager
🌱 Our Mission:
At the NEAR Toronto Regional Community, we are on a mission to foster collaboration, education, and entrepreneurial support within the blockchain community. We aim to empower individuals and businesses in Toronto and beyond to explore, adopt, and thrive in the world of blockchain technology and beyond.
We believe that education is the foundation for blockchain adoption and innovation. Through workshops, webinars, and educational resources, we aim to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and leverage blockchain technology. We cater to all levels of expertise, providing learning opportunities for both blockchain enthusiasts and seasoned professionals.
2. Entrepreneurial Support:
We are passionate about supporting blockchain startups and entrepreneurs in their journey towards success. Our community plans to offer mentorship, networking events, and access to resources that help budding entrepreneurs navigate the challenges of building blockchain-based businesses. We provide guidance on fundraising, product development, marketing strategies, and more, enabling entrepreneurs to turn their innovative ideas into thriving ventures.
3. Collaboration and Innovation:
Collaboration is at the heart of our community. We facilitate connections between blockchain enthusiasts, developers, entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts. Through the exchange of ideas, creation of partnerships, and development of innovative blockchain solutions, we push the boundaries of what technology can achieve. Our hackathons, workshops, and collaborative projects foster an environment that nurtures collaboration and innovation.
🚀 Our Strategies:
To achieve our goals, we have developed the following strategies:
- Hosting regular meetups, workshops, and panel discussions featuring industry experts and thought leaders.
- Facilitating networking opportunities for blockchain enthusiasts, developers, entrepreneurs, and investors.
- Building strategic partnerships with local organizations, incubators, service providers, and institutions to create a robust ecosystem.
- Providing educational resources, tutorials, and mentorship programs to encourage blockchain adoption.
- Encouraging collaboration and cross-pollination of ideas and communities through events and challenges.
📅 Quarterly Roadmap:
Here’s a glimpse of our planned activities for the upcoming months:
- June 2023:
- Toronto Region Community Kick-Off Event
- Collision 2023 Presence
- Build Core Team
- July 2023:
- Toronto/NEAR Twitter Space
- August 2023:
- Futurist Conference 2023 Activation/Side-Event (TBD)
- ETH-Toronto Event/Partnership (TBD)
🔗 AstroDAO Account:
To ensure transparency and community governance, we will use AstroDAO to manage regional community funding at near-toronto.sputnik-dao.near.
The interim voting council is composed of three members of the core founding team. This council will expand and diversify as the regional community obtains more interest.
- Interim Council:
- Sal Chaudhry
- Alex Astrum
- Shawn Bender
🏗 Let's Build:
Join our vibrant community today and be part of the blockchain revolution in the Toronto region! Together, we can shape the future of NEAR and the Canadian ecosystem and drive innovation to new heights.
*V1.0 Posted on June 6th, 2023