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Smart brains up in Canada: 11 early-stage neurotech entrepreneurs receive award by The Ontario Brain Institute (OBI)

A record 11 Ontario innovators awarded $50,000 to become Ontario Neurotech Entrepreneurs (press release):

“The Ontario Brain Institute [OBI] today announced the 2017 winners of its pioneering Ontario Neurotech (ONtrepreneurs) program to help early-stage entrepreneurs take their ideas “from the lab to the marketplace.”

Since 2012, the ONtrepreneurs program has awarded $50,000 to each winner and has supported 34 entrepreneurs to-date. The program flows directly from OBI’s mandate to unlock the huge commercial and medical potential from what is already one of the largest communities of brain scientists in the world. One new benefit, through a collaboration with IBM Canada, is the opportunity to access the entrepreneurial services offered through IBM Global Entrepreneur Program Read the rest of this entry »

Webinar tomorrow Wednesday: Wire your brain for success

wire-your-brainSoulaima Gourani and Alvaro Fernandez will meet online and tell all you need to know on how to Train Your Brain For Success. Why? Because without a strong understanding of your brain, you will always be subject to your fears, emotions and limiting beliefs.

Sign up for this webinar and learn:

  • How to Get a Sharp Brain
  • How to Make good and rational decisions in your life
  • How to See what you do not see (biases)
  • How to design your future life and get to live the life you really want (it all begins in your brain)
  • And finally some brain facts (what you simply should know about the brain)

Learn more and register HERE.

Reminder: Sharp brains in Vancouver, November 3rd and 4th

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Quick reminder: Our Founder and Editor-in-Chief Alvaro Fernandez will give a couple talks in Vancouver, Canada, on November 3rd and 4th. Both are free and open to the public thanks to local sponsors and partners. Read the rest of this entry »

The Nine Habits of Highly Effective Brains

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While we are still (hopefully) enjoying some downtime, let’s review some good lifestyle options we can all follow to not only maintain, but improve, our vibrant brains. Read the rest of this entry »

Why the quantified self requires both tech tools and smart brains

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Tech tools to measure performance can fall short (Financial Times):

“Benjamin Franklin could be considered a pioneer of the modern “quantified self” approach to personal improvement. In the late 18th century, he famously used a chart to monitor his behaviour, including Read the rest of this entry »

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