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John Tory at Incubes “Going Global”: Toronto Both Financial and Innovation Leader

John Tory at Incubes “Going Global”: Toronto Both Financial and Innovation Leader

  I attended a global pitch event yesterday and I hope this trend continues.  The showcase was hosted by Toronto-based private incubator Incubes and Chicago-based incubator 1871, which boasts over 100,000 square feet of space devoted to start-up companies, all tech-related.  Six Chicago companies and four Toronto companies made five-minute pitches.  The companies were interesting, […]

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Be a Reverse Mentor – Start now!

Be a Reverse Mentor – Start now!

  If you are about to graduate, you need experience, and maybe you also want to layer on some exposure to entrepreneurship.  Here’s a way to leverage your abilities as a digital native. They’re very valuable to many entrepreneurs who are doing their best to navigate social media and to formulate their own digital marketing strategies.  Identify […]

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What it Takes: Curiosity

What it Takes: Curiosity

It starts with Curiousity http://t.co/ug0qvnB78D #curiousity #innovation #entrepreneurship #passion #people #interest pic.twitter.com/OQ1m3M4pUX — startGBC (@startGBC) January 12, 2015 There are so many attributes of entrepreneurs.  They usually combine those wonderful abilities to envision and execute that translates into getting important things done.  But one characteristic shared by all the entrepreneurs I know is curiosity.  Their curiosity […]

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Tell us if you tilt…

Tell us if you tilt…

#startGBC has partnered up with @tiltofficial, a #crowdfunding website that has come to #Toronto! Read about them on www.startgbc.com & definitely check them out! #money #funding #aheadofthegame #new #innovative #tilt #makeithappen #company #organization #enterprise #empire #entrepreneur A photo posted by startGBC (@startgbc) on Jan 15, 2015 at 12:11pm PST Tilt, the San Francisco crowd funding […]

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What will you disrupt in 2015?

What will you disrupt in 2015?

I recommend the following article by Vivek Wadhwa of Stanford University.  He names five industries that are ripe for disruption in 2015:  manufacturing, finance, healthcare, energy, and communications.  In other words, the world as we know it. What will you disrupt? https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/2014-ending-wave-technology-disruptions-just-beginning-vivek-wadhwa

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What does it take?

What does it take?

Welcome to startGBC, your gateway to entrepreneurship at George Brown College.  We held our first event, Entrepreneurship Day, in November at the Career Centre, in partnership with Enactus. We heard from four Canadian entrepreneurs who all agreed on at least 3 points:  entrepreneurship takes lifelong learning, including “voracious reading”, it takes a bias for action, and […]

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