News & Updates

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HoHoTO early-bird tickets are available now!

November 23, 2015 by Matthew Burpee

Early-bird tickets are now available for this year’s HoHoTO, happening Dec 11, 2015. Get yours now for $25! Don’t delay, tickets are going up $5 each week. $40 at door.

More than a party with purpose. #HoHoTo

November 6, 2015 by Matthew Burpee

Read more from Ryan Taylor about HoHoTO’s new direction and request for mentors and partners.

Doing more for our community

October 28, 2015 by Lee Dale

HoHoTO began in 2008 with a call to arms on Twitter: Toronto’s digital mavens can do more for our community. From that first event and every year that’s followed, we’ve fed countless Torontonians with over $350,000 raised for the Daily Bread Food Bank. This year, impact and opportunity are our focus, as we bring the… Read more »

Save the date: HoHoTO returns Friday, December 11, 2015

October 15, 2015 by Lee Dale

This holiday season, we’re bringing together Toronto’s digital mavens to celebrate our community and open up new opportunities for our next generation of founders, funders, and tech professionals. Join us, and let’s start shaping our future for the better.

Hangover Auction Supreme! (Items inside)

December 13, 2014 by Rayanne Langdon

We have 16 (16!) incredible lots for this year’s Hangover Auction. Please read the rules and tips carefully. Retail values are approximate and, as always, lots are subject to change until the auction begins. 7 p.m. LOT #1 – Kobo Arc 10HD android tablet, donated by Kobo – retail value $100 LOT #2 – $200 off a… Read more »

Ready, Set, Tweet! Hangover Auction Rules

December 13, 2014 by Rayanne Langdon

If it wasn’t a clean sweep for you at the raffle on Thursday night, don’t worry — the infamous Hangover Auction is back! Starting at 7 p.m. tomorrow (Sunday, Dec. 14), we’ll be auctioning off even more amazing prizes on Twitter. The Hangover Auction includes great new prizes and any prizes left unclaimed from Thursday’s… Read more »

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

December 12, 2014 by Katie Boland

Last night we raised $35k for the Daily Bread Food Bank. It was fun and for a great cause. We’ll be raising more this Sunday evening, December 14 during our #HangoverAuction – tune in to #HoHoTO 7-9 p.m. We’ve got a drone, keyboard & more! Photo booth photos to come on the Facebook page. HoHoTO… Read more »

HoHoTO music party preview!

December 11, 2014 by Lee Dale

The requests are in thanks to Tilt. The music is downloaded thanks to the intarwebs. We’ve got an epic evening of classic 80s, hip hop, R&B, rock, and other fun stuff planned. And no one has asked to hear Eminem, so I couldn’t be more thrilled!

See you tonight!
Nico, Andrew, and Lee, your music team.

Raffle Q & A

December 11, 2014 by Rayanne Langdon

You’ve probably read all about our amazing raffle prizes for tonight’s party, right? Right. But, in case you missed it, take a look at this sweet list and get set for good luck tonight! First thing’s first, though — there are some things you gotta know and there are some rules you gotta follow. Let’s talk about that, shall… Read more »

Thanks to our Community Supporters!

December 10, 2014 by Katie Boland

We’re very grateful to our community supporters who have helped us spread the news about our event to their members. Here is a little bit about them: HIGHLINE Venture Capital is a global VC-backed accelerator platform that helps early-stage startups establish global connections, achieve product/market fit, and secure institutional capital. MaRS Discovery District is dedicated to driving economic… Read more »