Thursday, October 21, 2010

Saskatoon BarCamp

We sponsored BarCamp this year. It was a lot of fun and interesting. I enjoyed several of the presentations - a big thanks to all the VendAsta folk who participated and to the organizers.

The Sheaf: BarCamp Saskatoon

On Oct. 16 Louis’ played host to the annual Saskatoon technology “meeting of the minds.” The event, known as BarCamp Saskatoon, is a yearly who’s who of people in Saskatoon technology.

Open to anyone interested, BarCamp Saskatoon included people from all corners of the city’s technology scene — developers, publishers, students and end users. The 147 registered participants included key decision makers from Saskatoon technology companies...

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Everyone loves movies and pants - VendAsta and Direct West release group buying in Saskatoon and Regina

From Micheal over on VendAsta's blog:
Everyone loves movies and pants.
Today’s the big day!

The MySaskDeals website, which we built in partnership with local yellow page publisher DirectWest, has been “live” for a couple weeks already. But until today the only thing visitors could do was enter their email addresses to subscribe to upcoming deals.

As of this morning, the website is really and truly live. The first deals are up and we’re all pretty jazzed about it…especially the movie-goers and pants-wearers among us.

Customers from Regina can get half-price movie tickets at Rainbow Cinemas: ....