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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Milan Seki

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Milan Seki

Milan Seki Founder of the Elephant Space     Milan Seki founded Elephant Space in June of 2016. She took inspiration from her experiences of being bullied in middle school. In a class she took at George Brown called Child Witness to Violence, she discovered the benefits and therapeutic aspect of board games. Milan learned […]

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Women Entrepreneurship Day: Build Your Business Skills

Women Entrepreneurship Day: Build Your Business Skills

REGISTER HERE You are invited! startGBC, in partnership with Dell, presents to you Women Entrepreneurship Day: Build Your Business Skills. Join us as we celebrate women who are defining the world of entrepreneurship, one business decision at a time.  startGBC is dedicated to helping enthuse more women to consider entrepreneurship and to continuing the growth of women entrepreneurs […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Chris Palivan

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Chris Palivan

Chris Palivan Co-founder of the Toronto Cider Festival Established in 2015, the Toronto Cider Festival is an award winning annual festival and the largest of its kind in Canada. The festival celebrates cider through a fun, interactive and unique experience, while supporting the Ontario cider industry. Shortly after graduating, Chris Palivan co-founded the Toronto Cider Festival in 2015 […]

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Supporting Entrepreneurs from the Inside Out

Supporting Entrepreneurs from the Inside Out

Supporting Entrepreneurs from the Inside Out By Neal Lilliott, Manager, startGBC, and Nikki Lusccombe, Corporate and Employee Communications Manager, George Brown College Admittedly, we entrepreneurial administrators tend to spend a lot of our time working diligently on grooming our external network of partners and community supporters, but fall short when it comes to forging important […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Karen Barbalat

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Karen Barbalat

Karen Barbalat Founder of Marble Meals Karen Barbalat founder of Marble Meals is a Certified Red Seal Chef and Nutrition Manager.  Marble meals is a service company that provides a variety of gourmet offerings prepared with the attention and care you can expect from a home cooked meal. Karen is a George Brown College alumni, […]

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startGBC Hosts Women Entrepreneurship Day at George Brown College

startGBC Hosts Women Entrepreneurship Day at George Brown College

On October 17, in partnership with Dell EMC, startGBC organized Women Entrepreneurship Day at George Brown College in celebration of women who are defining the world of entrepreneurship — one business decision at a time. MC’d by Safia Amin, startGBC’s Marketing and Community Outreach Coordinator, the event began with a #WhyNotMe Founders Panel discussion, followed […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Betsy Campos

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Betsy Campos

Betsy Campos Founder of UNIKA Swim Betsy Campos is the founder of ŪNIKA Swim, a swimwear line that provides locally made to measure, body specific swimwear to help women feel comfortable and confident – regardless of age, shape, or size. We had the opportunity to ask Betsy a few questions about her entrepreneurial journey. What’s your educational […]

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The 2018 Enactus Student Entrepreneur National Competition

The 2018 Enactus Student Entrepreneur National Competition

  Nominate a Student Here Deadline to nominate a student is November 22nd, 2018 The 2018 student entrepreneur competition is here!!To celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of young Canadians, Enactus Canada runs the Student Entrepreneur National Competition, proudly presented by HSBC Bank Canada. The Student Entrepreneur National Competition enhances the success of full-time students operating businesses, […]

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