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Archive for March, 2018

startGBC #WhyNotMe Panel Discussions Help Inspire Students to Pursue Entrepreneurship

startGBC #WhyNotMe Panel Discussions Help Inspire Students to Pursue Entrepreneurship

  startGBC hosted two #WhyNotMe Speaker Series at the Casa Loma and St. James campus. The #WhyNotMe speaker series gives George Brown College students the opportunity to learn more about entrepreneurship from real entrepreneurs. The Casa Loma #WhyNotMe panel discussion included panelists Shannon Judge, the founder of Refocused, a a service-based company that offers organizational […]

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GBC Students Compete At WWF Hackathon!

GBC Students Compete At WWF Hackathon!

Five students were chosen to represent George Brown College at the first ever World Wildlife Fund (WWF) hackathon! With themes surrounding sustainability and the circular economy, students from multiple post-secondary institutions were expected to come up with a sustainable solution of their choosing. Team GBC – consisting of Lia Bezerra, Adrianna Jane, Frederico Neumann, Charles […]

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Startup Boost

Startup Boost

Applications are now open for the next cohort of Startup Boost Toronto. Startup Boost is an intensive global pre-accelerator program designed to prepare pre-seed stage startups for accelerators and seed investment with hand-on mentorship and connections. Each cohort takes place over a six-week period in the evenings at the TWG head office. Startup Boost does not […]

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Free Product Design Bridge Program

Free Product Design Bridge Program

What is Bridge for Product Designers?  Bridge for Product Designers is a free part-time program hosted at Rangle.io for women, agender, and non-binary folks. We meet in person twice a week in the evenings, in small class sizes, to work on real-world projects and learn in-demand skills from expert designers. Bridge is committed to providing […]

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Free Software Development Bridge Program at Tulip

Free Software Development Bridge Program at Tulip

What is Bridge at Tulip? Bridge is a free eleven-week program hosted at Tulip for women, agender and non-binary people in software development. We meet in person twice a week, in small class sizes, to work on real-world projects and learn in-demand skills from expert developers. Bridge is committed to providing a supportive environment where […]

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2018 SCI Innovation Competition

2018 SCI Innovation Competition

On March 24th startGBC attended the Second China (Shenzhen) Innovation & Entrepreneurship International Competition, Toronto Division (Sci Innovation Competition) Initiated by the Municipality of Shenzhen, the competition is sponsored globally by local governments in Toronto, Silicon Valley, Sydney, Tokyo, Boston, Tel Aviv, London, Stockholm and 2018 Sci Innovation Competition featured 20 finalists from Canada that pitched ideas to a panel of high profile judges. 10 of them qualified for the finals being […]

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ipprenticeship Program

ipprenticeship Program

  Following a successful inaugural cohort in 2017, Interactive Ontario will once again offer its ipprenticeship program in 2018. The program provides week-long paid placements at leading IDM studios for emerging interactive digital media (IDM) professionals who are currently underrepresented in the industry. If you’re looking to start a career in video games, virtual/augmented reality, eLearning […]

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Summer Company is now accepting applications!

Summer Company is now accepting applications!

  Do you want to be your own Boss? Do you want to work your own Hours? Are you a student going back to school (age 15-29)? If you answered yes to any of the questions above the Summer Company Entrepreneurship program may be for you! See things differently this summer — work for yourself! […]

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