Partner Profile: BNOTIONS

BNOTIONS is a Toronto technology agency – a team that takes on developmental challenges across web and mobile platforms. With a foundation in digital strategy and technology execution, BNOTIONS is tasked with being the individuals who assist, deploy and execute online initiatives for agencies and entrepreneurs.

“Our approach starts in the early stages of ideation- when we dive deep in understanding the high-level vision and business objectives of the project. We use this to determine the core components required and then offer technical expertise when recommending the right technologies to support them”, states Alkarim Nasser, Partner at BNOTIONS.

The emerging 16-person shop is no stranger to partnering with other members of the Toronto tech community – Jet Cooper (for user experience) and The Biz Media (for video content) being colleagues on and off the basketball court (reference: #AgencyBall on Twitter).

The BNOTIONS business is sectioned into three key functions – innovation engineering, developmental experience, and community and culture.

“Innovation means staying ahead, becoming well-versed with emerging technologies, facilitating a high level of service, and devoting a segment of our business to focus on engineering and product development. Our recent Kelowna office is devoted to developing products internally and playing with these new technologies,” elaborates Nasser.

“Developmental experience is our bread and butter, it’s the service side of the business where we provide our proprietary technologies and code libraries to help bring a client’s online experience to life.”

Community and culture is translated through the Yorkville Media Centre, a resource committed to introducing people to digital media, project management, and marketing online products. With free seminars and enthusiastic instructors, the YMC enables paticipants to acquire some of the most sought-after skill sets in the industry. Extending beyond the classroom, YMC also has assembled Toronto’s first Android developer conference, AndroidTO (, scheduled for October 26, 2010.

As TEDxToronto partners, BNOTIONS will lend their expertise in powering the streaming technology, supporting the iPhone mobile application and online marketing initiatives to those joining the event online on September 30th, 2010.

“We feel like the torch is burning bright in the industry within Toronto – no other conference encompasses Technology and Enthusiasm quite like TED.

Learn more about BNOTIONS at and the Yorkville Media Centre at

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