Welcome to SOSCIP's Spotlight, a web series exploring digital transformation through an intersectional lens, showcasing original and thoughtful perspectives from leading entrepreneurs and innovators

SOSCIP's Spotlight series features prominent members of our ecosystem talking about issues close to their hearts

 Every month we will sit down with a leader in Ontario's innovation community to share their insights

This episode of Spotlight features Edward Shim, co-founder and Managing Director of Studio1 Labs. The episode is broken down into four segments:

  1. Studio 1 Labs’ Origins

  2. The Ontario Innovation Ecosystem

  3. Doing Things Differently

  4. Addressing (Anti-Asian) Hate

Over the course of these four videos, Edward speaks to how Studio 1 Labs got started, how the Ontario Innovation ecosystem supported them as a start-up and helped them scale up, how doing things differently opened up new ways of collaborating and doing business, and how to understand and react to hatred of all kinds. 

Edward Shim is co-founder and Managing Director of Studio 1 Labs

Studio 1 Labs is a Canadian technology company transforming electronics into fabrics, leading the way towards a future of advanced technologies.

The inaugural episode of Spotlight features Tessa Sproule, co-founder and co-CEO of Vubble. The episode is broken down into three segments:

  1. Vubble’s AI Journey

  2. Building a Team

  3. Democracy in this 2021 Moment

Over the course of these three videos, Tessa looks at how Vubble makes AI work for them, how EDI is an integral part of team-building and how the threat to democracy from misinformation and disinformation is being mitigated by opening up space for conversations at all levels.

Tessa Sproule is the co-founder and co-CEO of Vubble.

Vubble is a media technology company that does data annotation of video and teaches machines how to get messages in front of the right person at the right time.