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Spring Breakfast Talks: Outsourcing offshore or Hiring a Local Development Firm for your Tech Project

February 27, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am PST

Need to develop your website, app, or platform but don’t know how?
Thinking of hiring locally, finding a tech co-founder, outsourcing, or getting a local development firm to build it for you?
Join us for a breakfast Q&A session on things you need to know when considering all those different options available to you.
Topics for discussion:

Pros and Cons of each – hiring, outsourcing, paying a development firm, finding a tech co-founder.
Differences in cost, quality, and speed of each.
What to look out for in each.
How to get the best result possible while minimizing cost.
Which option suits your situation best.

8:30AM – Arrive on-time, introductions
8:40AM – Facilitated discussion
9:15AM – Open Q&A
9:30AM – Networking
10:00AM – Wrap-up
Subject Matter Expert
Peter (Pawanjot) Bajwa, App Scoop

With an experience of 10 years in building tech products, Peter possesses profound expertise in new product development. His experience ranges from developing products for Fortune 100 companies such as Nike, Proctor & Gamble to working with startups to build MVPs. He is now the founder of App-Scoop.
App Scoop is a full-service Vancouver-based development and consulting firm hyper focused on delivering polished Web and Mobile Solutions.

Trevor Westerlund, Radical I/O
Trevor is the head of business development at Radical I/O, a mobile & web app studio and consultancy in Vancouver, BC that develops technology with purpose. Trevor’s background is mobile sales,  customer success, content sponsorship and film production. He has worked with groups within the NHL, NBA, CFL, MLS and with clients HBO, PostMedia, Rogers Media, Participant Media, TELUS, BELL Media to develop digital strategies that resulted in millions of downloads, high user engagement and retention. He uses this experience to mentor BC start-ups and young entrepreneurs.
Radical I/O is a mobile and web app studio and consultancy in Vancouver that develops technology with purpose.
Thank you to our Strategic Partners: Vancity, Dentons, MNP, Radical I/O Technology, App-Scoop, Karl Jung Financial Services, Jones Brown, Active Impact Investments, Fledge and Blanko.
Thank you to our Community Partners: Volition, Women’s Enterprise Centre, Futurpreneur, The Amp

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