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Julian Brass

Founder and publisher,

Julian Brass launched in 2008 to offer young professionals an online destination for them to call their own. “Young. Professional. Connected.” is not only Notable's tagline, but also the pulse that drives its mission of bringing relevant and engaging content to young, driven and trendy professionals. Today is looked at as the definitive source for young Canadian professionals and tastemakers.

Prior to founding, Julian Brass lived in San Francisco, where he joined Silicon Valley start-up, a hybrid social networking and online dating website.

Notable was named a finalist for nextMEDIA’s Digital Hot List contest which recognizes the hottest Canadian digital properties, and was named Runner-Up in the “Canada’s Next Great Start-up” competition sponsored by KPMG at IMPACT National Conference.

Julian and have been featured by various media outlets, discussing trends and current-events related to young Canadian professionals. He was named Entrepreneur of the Year Under 30 by IMPACT National Conference and was recently named one of " Toronto's Hottest Young Entrepreneurs" by The Globe and Mail. Julian has been recognized as one of the “Five Geeks and Gurus Every Marketer Should Meet” by Marketing Magazine and has appeared on the popular business show The Close on BNN. Other notable media appearances include the Financial Post, a video series on The Globe And Mail, the Canadian Jewish News, and Media In Canada. Julian has also appeared on CP24, CBC’s The National, Metro Morning, Much On Demand, and LeDrew Live. You can also check out his “Notable Now” column each Friday in Metro newspaper.

Julian Brass is a graduate from the University of Guelph’s Bachelor of Commerce program with a major in Hospitality Management.
Five Rules for Going Out on a Saturday

Five Rules for Going Out on a Saturday Night

Style. It's not just what you're wearing but also how you act. Over the past several weeks, my team and I at have been outlining five scenarios, each of which calls for a very distinct style. These include: the workplace, after-work events, charity galas, a Saturday night out and Sunday.
05/31/2012 09:09 EDT
Workplace Style: 5 After-Work Event Style

Workplace Style: 5 After-Work Event Style Tips

It always makes for an awkward moment when you've connected with a potential new client or business relationship over a cocktail and one of you fumbles for a business card that you never find. Have them easily available in business card holders or in side pockets of purses.
04/15/2012 11:57 EDT
#TheUpsideNow: Don't

#TheUpsideNow: Don't Stop

You've come so far. Don't stop. You're fairly intelligent, right? So why would you stop now if you have made any attempt
04/06/2012 02:02 EDT
Workplace Style: 7 Tips to Dress for

Workplace Style: 7 Tips to Dress for Success

Save the makeup for the charity gala or Saturday night out on the town. The same can be said for perfume and cologne -- pick something that is lighter and more day-appropriate and don't overdo it. Just because you're so used to it that you can't smell it on yourself doesn't mean everyone else can't.
04/04/2012 12:47 EDT
Style and Grace in the

Style and Grace in the Workplace

Whether you've got a stunner bod or not, it doesn't matter -- less is not more in the office. Less means less classy and less respectable, and that's about it. People will take you less seriously if you show everything you've got.
03/28/2012 02:05 EDT