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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Nikole Goncalves

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Nikole Goncalves

Nikole Goncalves Creator of Health Nut Nutrition 2011 Graduate, Business Marketing Advance Diploma   Nikole Goncalves is the creator of Health Nut Nutrition, a popular YouTube channel that shares healthy, but tasty food recipes that are “guaranteed to make your taste buds dance.” She graduated from George Brown College in 2011 with an advanced Diploma […]

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The Creative Entrepreneurship Program

The Creative Entrepreneurship Program

Overview This 40-hour program will help you turn a creative practice into a sustainable and rewarding business. The creative sector is undergoing a period of significant change and approaches to entrepreneurship need to reflect this ongoing transformation. Funding, copyright, business models, community engagement, branding, technology, and emerging markets and audiences are all central concerns of […]

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The Pam McConnell Award for Young Women in Leadership

The Pam McConnell Award for Young Women in Leadership

Pam McConnell will be remembered as a tireless advocate for women’s rights and social justice in the City of Toronto. She was a member of Toronto City Council from 1994 (then Metro Toronto Council) to 2017 and was the former Chair of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Standing Committee on Increasing Women’s Participation in Municipal […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Lesley Hampton

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Lesley Hampton

Lesley Hampton Founder, Designer and Creative Director of the LESLEY HAMPTON fashion line   Lesley Hampton is a Canadian First Nations designer, founder, and creative director of LESLEY HAMPTON, the fashion line. Her fashion label focuses on producing elegant wearable art and eveningwear. Known for her advocacy for diversity, Lesley gained considerable media attention after […]

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Call for Entry – Interactive Zone

Call for Entry – Interactive Zone

Digifest invites creators from diverse disciplines for an opportunity to exhibit their projects/products/services in the Interactive Zone at Digifest 2018. The theme for Digifest 2018 is Hello Tomorrow: Our Creative Cities, where we explore how emerging technology is improving the quality of our lives, our communities and our cities. If you have a project/product/service that […]

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The HealthEDGE Challenge 2018

The HealthEDGE Challenge 2018

The GTA is one of the largest health science hubs in the world. Dozens of hospitals, tens of thousands of people and billions in research dollars is the backdrop to a health-care system that is feeling the strains of an aging population, increasing costs and a demand for novel approaches to health that move beyond […]

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Ten Thousand Coffees Teams up with StartupHERE for Mentorship Matchmaking

Inspired by the success of their initial social experiment geared towards helping entrepreneurs find mentors, Ten Thousand Coffees’ enterprise-focused platform has rolled out to 100 organizations including StartUp HERE Toronto, bringing tech talent and entrepreneurs together. Dave Wilkin and Elliott Garcea weren’t shocked when their social experiment Ten Thousand Coffees took off, quickly becoming one […]

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Market Readiness Program

Market Readiness Program

Through its Market Readiness Investment Program, Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) invests directly in companies to further their early-stage commercialization and support their growth into a scalable business.  The Investment Program supports companies in both the Customer Creation (CC) and Company Building (CB) stages of the Customer Development Model, as defined by Lean Start-up principles. […]

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FinTech Soft-Landing Program in The Netherlands

FinTech Soft-Landing Program in The Netherlands

This program is designed to make growth happen This FinTech Soft-Landing was specially created by experts in the Dutch market to help foreign companies enter the market and do business in The Netherlands. You will have a full week with seminars, workshops, business meetings, mentoring sessions and special events. The combination of these activities will help you […]

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