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Compugen Finance Inc. (CFI) is the Leasing and Asset Disposition arm of Compugen Inc., an IT services company that has been in business for more than 30 years and generates annual revenues exceeding $440 million. CFI’s “Green4Good®” program offers Canadian enterprises an effective way to solve end-of-first-life IT asset disposition challenges, while donating cash and new technology to charity. To date, more than 166,000 computers have been diverted from landfill, proceeds from sales have aided over 33 charities and have earned Green4Good® North American Environmental Partner of the Year awards from Microsoft®, Eco Systems Preservation Award from Hewlett Packard®, Greenest Business Finalist (Green Toronto Awards) and many more.
Hermann & Audrey is an agency of artists bound by shared philosophies and mutual respect for each lens’ view on culture, humanity, industry. Working together they translate the stories that surround us into image. Inspiration is borne in collaboration -its a family affair
Jennifer Myers is a web/interactive designer and interactive art director based in Toronto Ontario Canada. As an online interactive professional, she has made it a practice to remain continuously informed of social media and interactive trends in a range of industries, including those of media and entertainment. In 2005, Jennifer helped found Soto New Media Inc a highly successful web design firm in Toronto. Known for her Well Polished designs and her Incredible knack for interpreting Client’s wishes then providing effective solutions, Jennifer has proven herself as a dedicated, self-motivated, and focused designer and director. She is an experienced coordinator, designer and team player, known for Creativity, Flexibility and a Sense of Humor.
JP Bickell Foundation was established 1951. Scholarships and bursaries are restricted to Ontario. It has made grants to the RCMT, the TS, the Toronto Youth Symphony Orchestra, the COC, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.
Karmaloop.com was founded in 1999 to battle the evil forces of McFashion. In a world populated by Abercrombie Zombies Karmaloop was created to provide a universally accessible alternative – a boutique to outfit cutting edge culture. Karmaloop is an online re-seller of name brand underground streetwear & fashion. They are located in Downtown Boston, Massachusetts.
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. (MLSE) owns the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC, the Toronto Marlies, Air Canada Centre, Leafs TV and Raptors NBA TV. MLSEL is privately owned and one of the largest sports and entertainment companies in North America.
Pricewater house Coopers Canada Foundation’s mission is to make a positive, lasting change in our communities through the sharing of their time, expertise and resources. It is about connecting people and possibilities. The Foundation offers a suite of programs designed to support our local communities:
• Team Volunteering: provides a paid day off work to make a difference
• Volunteer Grants Program: makes a donation to charities where their people volunteer
• Volunteer Recognition Program: acknowledges the extraordinary volunteerism of their people
• Leadership Grants Program: supports the professional development of charity leaders
• Volunteer Education and Engagement: supports the personal development of their people as volunteers through tools and workshops
Ramon Tavares is a lifelong entrepreneur and computer technology enthusiast. Most recently, Ramon founded Epoch Integration with Wally Trenholm and Vic Arora, to develop advanced network monitoring systems for corporate customers with enterprise wireless deployments. In 2006, Epoch Integration was acquired by Research In Motion (RIM), makers of BlackBerry.
Ramon supports Sky’s the Limit’s business planning and aids in the annual delivery of the computers to the student recipients.