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Erin Bury

Toronto, Ontario
Marketing Director
Covers:  emerging technology, innovation, startups
Doesn't Cover: product reviews, startup accelerators

Managing Director @88Creative. Advisor to @FinalBlueprint. @Marketing_Mag 30 Under 30. @FinancialPost columnist. CTV News tech expert. Retweeted by Oprah.

Erin Bury is the Managing Editor at BetaKit. A journalism graduate, Erin has covered startups and technology for over three years in publications including Sprouter Weekly, The Globe and Mail, Business Insider, Mashable, and VentureBeat. She also writes a regular startup column for the Financial Post. Before BetaKit Erin worked as Director of Content & Communications at Sprouter from its launch in 2009 until its acquisition by Postmedia Network Inc ...

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Why Marketers Should Be Jumping On The Chatbot Bandwagon — Posted: Back up. What's a chatbot? I always look forward to the TIFF madness that descends in Toronto every year -- the celebs, the premieres, the parties, and of course, the arduous and panic-inducing process of choosing what to see.

We're Hiring: Tech PR Account Manager — Posted on July 13, 2016 by Erin Bury We're looking for someone to lead our startup & tech clients at 88 Creative, and work directly with our PR Director on growing this section of our PR practice. The main requirement of this role is a passion for startups and technology.

8 Keys To Organizing A Great Conference — Posted: I've organized, attended, and spoken at a lot of events in my day, from large global conferences like LeWeb in Paris, to big U.S. events like SXSW, to local events in Canada including MESH.

South Africa emerges as a hub for entrepreneurship, with women leading the way in starting businesses — South Africa, which emerged as a hub for international business at the end of apartheid in 1994, and increasingly is becoming a hotspot for small business and entrepreneurship, follows other emerging markets including New Delhi, India and Rio de Janeiro, in hosting the annual Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network Summit (DWEN).

How TribalScale is overcoming the challenges of scaling up quickly — Unless they plan on being a solopreneur, most entrepreneurs dream of growing their team. But getting past employee No. 1, while maintaining product or service quality and the company culture, can be a challenge. Dave Wright had to learn that quickly while scaling TribalScale.

Corey Vidal: Portrait of the YouTuber as a young man — Most people spend their time in high school trying to fit in. Not Corey Vidal. The St. Catharines, ON native spent most of his high school career watching Star Wars, reading books about Star Wars, and filming his own short videos celebrating the movie franchise while dreaming about one day becoming a film director.

Why early-stage startups should jump on the awards bandwagon — Early-stage startups often look for validation and legitimacy, through either press coverage, or industry recognition, or partnerships with larger companies. One way to get a stamp of approval is through awards programs that recognize growing companies and which can offer monetary rewards, recognition, investment, or just confirmation the business is on the right track.

How young entrepreneurs are building businesses by solving their grandparents’ problems — For an entrepreneur to be successful, it is imperative to find a market with lots of opportunity for growth. In many parts of the world, including Canada, elder care is one of those markets. The baby boomer generation is aging, with the number of seniors set to almost double by 2036, to 25 per cent of the total population, the Canadian Medical Association reports.

Should You Upgrade to the iPhone 6S this Friday? — When Tim Cook first debuted it I think the audience was wondering what all the fuss was about -- after all, similar to past "S" models it has the same form factor as the iPhone 6.

5 Big Announcements from the Apple Launch Event — By now the dust has settled from Apple's launch event on Wednesday, and you've probably had a chance to read the recaps from the two hours worth of announcements. Based on the live Twitter stream and the post-event recaps, there are a few things everyone can agree on: first, the media had it pretty spot-on in their predictions for the event.
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