Calling all Budding Entrepreneurs!
Do you have a great business idea?
Want to know how to set up your own business or social enterprise?
Need practical help and support to develop your business skills?
Then startGBC is here for you. We help, encourage and mentor budding entrepreneurs like you, who have the passion and drive to bring an entrepreneurial idea to life, but need help in shaping that winning formula for success.
startGBC is your gateway to entrepreneurship at George Brown College. We are a physical and virtual hub connecting students, alumni and the community with resources, programs and support to foster a culture of entrepreneurship on campus and beyond. We offer all students, no matter their course of study, a fundamental toolkit of entrepreneurial best practices, helping you develop your skills and grow from ideation to commercialization.
startGBC operates a co-working space within the GBC Office for Research and Innovation, located at our Waterfront campus – a place for shared learning and where we host a number of valuable workshops throughout the year.
startGBC collaborates and partners with all schools and programs across George Brown College campuses by delivering:
- On-line resources, directing students to the wealth of learning and funding options available across Ontario and beyond.
- A collaborative workspace environment to learn and to develop your business idea.
- Practical support offering aspiring entrepreneurs guidance from mentors and advice from professional service providers as well as the experienced startGBC team.
- Programming and events, including the Why Not Me speaker series, featuring alumni entrepreneurs and The Practical Entrepreneur workshop program.
At startGBC we strongly believe that collaboration creates innovation, so go forth and collaborate, create and innovate!