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November 2018

Entrepreneurship 100: A Killer Idea or “Kill That Idea”?

November 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

REGISTER HERE A Killer Idea or “Kill That Idea”? How do you figure out whether your startup idea is any good? Join us for an interactive founders’ panel moderated by Impact Centre senior fellow Charles Plant to hear how prospective entrepreneurs can tell whether their startup idea is actually any good. PANELLISTS TO BE ANNOUNCED About Entrepreneurship 100: Conversations Entrepreneurship 100: Conversations is an event series connecting curious students and the public with diverse entrepreneurs and professionals. Join our interactive conversations to…

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Decolonizing & Bridge Building: Indigenous Peoples in Social Enterprise

Decolonizing & Bridge Building: Indigenous Peoples in Social Enterprise

November 5, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

REGISTER HERE Decolonizing & Bridge Building: Indigenous Peoples in Social Enterprise This two hour workshop, led by Krista Bissiallon, will explore heart-work in relation to social entrepreneurship in both a historical and modern context. The interactive nature of this workshop will allow space and time for participants to collaboratively uncover strategies for better, informed engagement with Indigenous people throughout Ontario. Through thoughtfully guided conversations, participants will leave with a better understanding of: – Indigenous knowledge in relation to social enterprise; – Diverse…

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MaRS Health: Government Funding for Health Ventures

MaRS Health: Government Funding for Health Ventures

November 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Overview of the Government Funding Landscape for Health Ventures Register Here Join representatives from NSERC, NRC, MITACS, and the OCE for a comprehensive overview and to gain first-hand insider knowledge required to successfully secure government grants and contributions relevant to your growing Health Sector business Doors open at 12:30pm and the session begins at 1:00pm. Who should attend: Health sector professionals who want to deepen their understanding of the government grant landscape specifically relevant to health sector companies. ** Agenda Subject to Change Organization BIOs: About…

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Speak on Your Feet - startGBC Entrepreneur Empowerment Masterclass

Speak on Your Feet – startGBC Entrepreneur Empowerment Masterclass

November 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Speak On Your Feet is a powerful workshop that provides personalized coaching to learn effective communication through enjoyable and inclusive medium of applied improvisation. This workshop will empower you to become more creative, communicate your ideas with confidence and be able to keep the conversation flowing on the stage of life. Have fun and develop skills that will come in handy for your professional presentations, job interviews, collaborations and social networking. This workshop is very interactive and active participation will…

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startGBC Learn As One – MaRS E101 Collaboration

November 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - December 13, 2018 @ 9:00 pm

We know how hard it is to complete online training, so we have partnered with MaRS, to bring you a group session of the Entrepreneur 101 workshops.  We will be going through each online module together as a group. Free registration for George Brown College students. What is E101? Entrepreneurship 101 is a five-week, course that introduces you to a series of strategic frameworks and insights that you can apply in building your startup. Learn from Canada’s top entrepreneurs to…

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December 2018

Status of Women Canada – Capacity-Building call for proposals

December 11, 2018

Learn More About the Capacity-Building Call For Proposals Here Capacity-Building Call for Proposals The objective of this Call for Proposals (CFP) is to fund proposals that will increase the capacity of eligible women’s and Indigenous organizations whose initiatives contribute to a viable women’s movement in Canada to advance gender equality. Funding will increase organizational capacity and help organizations work collectively to address gender equality issues. Open Call for Proposals Status of Women Canada is pleased to invite eligible organizations to…

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January 2019

Newcomer Entrepreneurship Training Program

January 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

New to Canada? Looking to start a business? Need assistance with developing your vision and business plan? Want to hear from the experts? About this Event The 10-week intensive program will include Training on various aspects of starting a business A coach to guide you throughout the program Free access to our entrepreneurship hub to work on your business plan, discuss your ideas, conduct meetings and facilities such computers, internet, phone, printing, scanning and photocopying Industry experts visiting as guest…

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January 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

REGISTER HERE Youth Entrepreneurs Exchange (+ 18 yrs) Learn how to write an effective business plan and how to apply for a business loan and grant Possible assessment for a business loan or grant on the same day Learn how you can strategize and get the best advisory services to start your business Learn how to get the best business website and social media in one integrated service and more Join our affordable 18 month successful entrepreneurship all in one program…

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Ask the Expert – Legal Advice for Businesses

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

REGISTER HERE One of the most difficult parts of starting or running a small business is understanding the legal requirements that apply to that business. Understandably, small business owners are often so focused on building their business and establishing a customer base, that many do not consider important legal issues until it is too late. Even for those who understand the legal requirements surrounding their business, staying compliant can be overly complicated and prohibitively expensive if you don’t have the…

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Ask the Expert – Insurance for Small Business

January 18 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

REGISTER HERE Because one loss could derail everything you’ve worked so hard to build, every small business needs to consider their business insurance needs. Join us as Tony O’Brien of TruShield Insurance discusses some of the coverage options to help protect your business and answers questions about your business’ specific needs. Expert’s Bio: Tony’s career began at AIG in 1981 as a commercial property underwriter and in 1989 he joined the London Insurance Group as a partner in their specialty…

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