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The Inclusion Initiative – Receive Discounted Tickets To StartupFest!

The Inclusion Initiative – Receive Discounted Tickets To StartupFest!

1,000 discounted tickets available to underrepresented communities in entrepreneurship For 2018’s event, Startupfest has teamed up with some incredible partners, to roll out our inclusion initiative — a program dedicated to connecting entrepreneurs from diverse communities to equal opportunities. Learn more about the Inclusion Initiative. Startupfest is teaming up with BDC Capital, Quickbooks, Joint Economic […]

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INFINITI LAB Toronto Accelerator Program — Closes May 23rd

INFINITI LAB Toronto Accelerator Program — Closes May 23rd

APPLY HERE With the help of Multiplicity, a Toronto-based nonprofit that provides education and mentorship to startups (and co-founded by Clausehound.com CEO Rajah Lehal), INFINITI launched its first North American-based INFINITI LAB in early spring 2017. INFINITI LAB is returning to Toronto for a second year, and again aims to grow companies focused on Internet of […]

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startGBC Heads to the OCE Discovery Conference

startGBC Heads to the OCE Discovery Conference

Discovery is Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference. Hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence, Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to collaborate. Garnering over 3,600 attendees and more than 540 exhibitors in 2017, Discovery is a showcase of leading-edge technologies, best practices and research from […]

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Digifest 2018 Recap

Digifest 2018 Recap

The annual Digifest tech festival has wrapped up another year of showcases filled with extraordinary tech talent and outstanding speakers. startGBC is proud to have supported Digifest 2018 to further support the entrepreneurial initiatives of the Digital Media and Gaming incubator at George Brown College. This year’s Digifest theme Hello Tomorrow: Our Creative Cities was about […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Monah Water

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Monah Water

Monah Water Founder of Majestic Wisdom and Eloquent Expressions Monah Water is an aspiring writer, fashion designer, Founder and CEO of two emerging businesses—Majestic Wisdom, an African-inspired premium lifestyle brand with a creative cultural edge, and Eloquent Expressions, a dynamic professional writing and design company. Monah’s love for creative expression, culture, and purpose led her […]

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AquaHacking Challenge 2018

AquaHacking Challenge 2018

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The AquaHacking Challenge mobilizes young social innovators to create demand-driven tech solutions to improve the health of freshwater in North America. Bringing expertise in areas of water science, engineering, technology, marketing and business strategy, students and young professionals embark on a 7-month journey to create the most forward-thinking solutions to some […]

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Youth Small Business Program

Youth Small Business Program

The Youth Small Business Program is designed for individuals aged 16 to 29 who self identify as having experienced a mental health or addiction challenge (anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, post traumatic stress, anorexia, ADHD, autism spectrum, addiction, or similar challenges). This is a FREE course where participants develop entrepreneurship skills, gain practical tools and confidence, while converting their business […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Chalo Hancock

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Chalo Hancock

Chalo Hancock Co-founder of Christpher Paunil Designs Inc. Chalo is the Co-founder of Christopher Paunil Designs, a luxury bridal fashion brand. Chalo, a George Brown College alumni, graduated from the Construction Technology Management Program in 2005. Since then, he has made the shift to the world of business and fashion. Chalo is the strategic and […]

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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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