Connected Lab is living the startup dream, growing from a team of 2 to a team of 37 in a year, and graduating to a space of their own.
Architectural design firm Partisans entered the spotlight with the architectural masterpiece Bar Raval, won the ‘worlds best bar’ design, also won the “Best Emerging Practice” award, and “Design Excellence” for the gorgeous Grotto sauna.
MakeLab, aced it at the Microsoft booth at Toronto Fashion week allowing visitors customize wearable bowties and pendats using the MakeWorks laser cutter.
The Shop doubled its membership base for ceramics and grew to be open 7 days a week.
Big Cedar Films showcased their film Beyond the Horizon at TIFF this year.
Orchard partnered with major telecom company Public Mobile to increase awareness of their service and make the phone resale market a more reliable space. Oh, and they expanded into the US (no biggie).
Rob Spence, AKA the Eyeborg, engineered a realistic looking prosthetic camera eye for himself that streams live video, and was featured in a Showtime Documentary series about the creation.
Ingenious market research company Brainsights landed a contract with Sid Lee and ventured out of MakeWorks to do amazing research for big clients.
Mikey Halpern launched his startup ToneThreads, making it dead simple and risk-free for bands (and everyone else) to print and sell their t-shirts online.
Pax Cultura coded and did electronics for Syndicate: The Relic Heist, an awesome escape room from Escape Games. Go and test your skills.
Humanitarian Outcomes consolidated its position as a globally recognised provider of high quality, evidence based research. Key products in 2015 included the ongoing "Aid Worker Security Database" - the leading source data on attacks on humanitarian workers and the 'State of the Humanitarian System' report.
Happy Gut was featured on Buzzfeed in the Article 21 Delicious Holiday Desserts You Won’t Believe Are Sugar-Free
Crew exceeded it’s crowdsourcing Kickstarter goal for The Unsplash Book.
MakeWorks Member Johannes is designing the software and hardware behind a new payments device launching in January 2016.