The Launch of E-180: A Memorable Evening!

Posted on juin 19th, by Paul R. in Coming soon, Once upon a time, What's new?. No Comments

What is E-180?

E-180 connects you with like-minded people looking to share knowledge in person over a coffee, a lunch, a beer.

E-180 celebrated the launch of the French version of their matchmaking platform on Thursday, October 27th, 2011, at Café Matina in Montréal! The one hundred people who were there, along with our ten devoted volunteers, made the evening an event that the E-180 team won’t soon forget.

Rosiane Machabée and Dominic Jodoin (Credit: Louis-Martin LeBlanc /

For those who did not come to the launch celebration, visit our Facebook page. You’ll be able to see pictures from that evening, taken by Louis-Martin LeBlanc (

Seen and heard on social media networks:

“I was at the E-180 launch, and there were MANY devoted and inspiring people. I can easily imagine that it will be a high-quality platform.” – Youssef Shoufan

“Magnificent album, magnificent evening, magnificent people, magnificent platform.” – Caroline Lavergne

“#E180, the new couch-surfing education! Peer2peer learning goes even further!” – Christian Fortin

“I’m at home, but toasting all of you and to this wonderful project, obviously! #E180” – Mario Asselin

“Education is not an institution, it’s a relationship.” – Anne-Laure, E-180’s mantra.

“I had my portrait done at the launch of E-180. For the picture I am a storyteller. It was great.” – Marc-André Caron

The invitees, and soon-to-be platform users, were those who had previously registered and managed to attract three other friends to do the same. Over 3000 invitations to register to the platform were sent out in the following weeks, increasing the member count to over 900. The French platform is still in private Beta mode as of June, however the fully public and accessible Beta version of the platform will be available in September.

The English Montreal platform is now slated for launch in September as well, so tell everyone you know to register! In the mean time, check out our Crazy Learning Project. This summer Montrealers will be challenging themselves, and creating a learning projects where they will go out to teach or learn. Their stories will be documented on this blog! Do you want to challenge yourself and learn something you’ve always wanted? Then you’ve got the right stuff! Apply!

The rest of the World:

The city with the most registered users on the English platform by the Fall will be the next official city that we launch in! In the meantime, the Crazy Learning Project is open you too!

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