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July 2018

MaRs Student Work-Integrated Learning Program

July 18

The Student Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) program connects post-secondary students with work placements in technology and business. This Canada-wide program is a three-year initiative that gives 400 post-secondary students experience navigating the future of work in high-demand fields. Students will have the opportunity to develop hands-on skills while working with high-growth ventures for an intensive work placement. The fall cohort will begin in September 2018. FOR STUDENTS Become part of the MaRS talent pipeline Find employment in MaRS’ four sectors: Health,…

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Connecting the Dots: Women, Exporting and Accelerating Business Growth

July 18 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

You are invited to attend “Connecting the Dots”, a lively and interactive discussion for women in business on plugging into the entrepreneur ecosystem to find the people, tools, resources and technology that will accelerate the road to exporting. Our moderator, Dr. Wendy Cukier, Founder and Director of the Diversity Institute at Ryerson University, will moderate an expert panel discussion, exploring the following topics: What is the business case for exporting? Where can you find the tools and resources to get…

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Social Media Boot Camp

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Not understanding how to use social media effectively for your business can leave you overwhelmed and ultimately hurt your bottom line as your potential clients easily find your competitors. Knowing how to leverage the power of social media will help you grow your client base, increase profits and cut down the marketing cost. During this workshop, you will learn:  Tips to pick the right social media platform for your business How to set up and optimize social media profiles Strategic…

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Starting Your Business 101

July 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

  Owning a business is a dream for many people. Every new business starts with an idea. This interactive workshop will help you have a step-by-step overview of what you need to do to make it happen. It will also give you the opportunity to ask questions in your own words. The session will cover at a high-level: Market research Registering your business and choosing a business name Essential government regulations Business planning Financing for small business Marketing and sales…

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Osgoode Venture Capital Clinic Free Legal Services Program Now Accepting Applications

July 27

The Digital Media and Gaming Incubator at George Brown College is teaming up with the Osgoode Venture Capital (OVC) Clinical Project in order to provide free legal services to local entrepreneurs. Summary of the OVC Program: This is a pro bono legal clinic that provides free legal services to local entrepreneurs. Legal services will be provided by law students at Osgoode Hall Law School who are supervised by lawyers at Wildeboer Dellelce LLP. Entrepreneurs from incubator partners or those referred by Wildeboer Dellelce who are interested in engaging the services…

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Fashion Zone at Ryerson University Re:Engineering Retail Hackathon

July 28 @ 9:30 am - July 29 @ 5:00 pm

Fashion Zone at Ryerson University Presents The Re:Engineering Retail Hackathon  Calling all hackers, engineers, designers, developers, and innovators. On July 28-29, it’s time for a retail revolution. The Fashion Zone at Ryerson University, along with Oxford Properties Group, is hosting RE:ENGINEERING RETAIL 2018, a progressive competition involving a collaborative open hacking session which will take place at The Sandbox in the Student Learning Centre. RE:ENGINEERING RETAIL aims to bridge the gap between design, technology, retail, and their respective enthusiasts. Open…

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MaRs Canadian Innovation In Sustainable Textile and Apparel Pitch Competition

July 30

Are you an early stage Canadian company that’s trying to reduce the environmental impact of the textile and/or apparel industries? Pitch your business and you could win: $10,000 Cdn in prize money Advisory services from MaRS Catalyst Fund to position your business for future growth Advisory services from George Brown Fashion Exchange   Your business focuses on: Textile Technology Examples: Reduce environmental impact, longer lasting products, bio-fabrics, textile tracing technology for supply chain transparency, textile recycling. Water Examples: Reduction in…

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Learn How To Start Your Business In Canada

July 31 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Entreprenergy has teamed up with startGBC to bring you an information session on how international students can start their own business in Canada! Learn how to deal with legal and financial challenges, and ask your burning questions to a panel of experts. Pitch your business to attendees, meet some mentors, and bring your business cards! Agenda: 5:30pm-6:00pm: Registration and light refreshments 6:00pm-6:30pm: How To Start A Business In Canada information session 6:30pm-7:00pm: Q&A 7:00pm-8:00pm: Networking Speaker Bio: BARBARA R.C. DOHERTY…

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August 2018

The Creative Destruction Lab Program Now Accepting Applications

August 12

The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a seed-stage program for massively scalable, science-based companies. The program employs an objectives-based mentoring process with the goal of maximizing equity-value creation. The Program involves: Mentorship from select entrepreneurs and angel investors: the CDL Fellows and Associates Intensive full-day sessions with the Fellows and Associates take place every eight weeks with the purpose of assessing progress and setting new short-term objectives. Opportunities to raise capital Meetings are attended by the Fellows and Associates, a…

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startGBC Entrepreneur Discovery Summer Camp

August 13 @ 10:00 am - August 24 @ 4:00 pm

The startGBC Entrepreneur Discovery Summer Camp is a two-week intensive bootcamp for early-stage entrepreneurs looking to strengthen their knowledge on how to effectively run a business. This bootcamp will run twelve workshops facilitated by experienced professionals within each area of knowledge, and will include a trip to multiple entrepreneurial hubs within the Toronto ecosystem. Workshop sessions: Ideation – Generating A Business Idea This workshop will focus on: How to identify and recognize a business opportunity How to generate a business…

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