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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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Tasting Sweet Success – GBC Entrepreneurs

Tasting Sweet Success – GBC Entrepreneurs

Katie Wilson, 2011 Graduate Professional Chocolatier Certificate  Professional chocolate maker finds delicious inspiration through continuing education Katie Wilson fell in love with chocolate and all its complexities years ago while travelling abroad. That experience later led her to launch her own bean-to-bar chocolate factory, Soul Chocolate. Helping her turn her chocolate dreams into reality was the […]

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RIC Centre Announces Partnership with GreenCentre for Upcoming Incubator Cohort

RIC Centre Announces Partnership with GreenCentre for Upcoming Incubator Cohort

SOURCE: Authored by StartupHere Toronto, published on November 29, 2017. The Research Innovation Commercialization Centre (RIC Centre) and GreenCentre Canada are proud to announce a joint cohort for the upcoming February 2018 Incubator term. The partnership was struck after the success of Innovation 4D, an event that connected startups with investors and venture capitalists from […]

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The Secret Sauce of Entrepreneurship

The Secret Sauce of Entrepreneurship

SOURCE: Authored by Elliot Begoun, published on December 4, 2017. Last week I had the opportunity to speak to a group at Kitchen Town, a commercial kitchen and an incubator in the San Francisco Bay Area. The group was the latest cohort of the New Leaders Network a program sponsored by the James Irvine Foundation, […]

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