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Supporting Entrepreneurs from the Inside Out

Supporting Entrepreneurs from the Inside Out

Supporting Entrepreneurs from the Inside Out By Neal Lilliott, Manager, startGBC, and Nikki Lusccombe, Corporate and Employee Communications Manager, George Brown College Admittedly, we entrepreneurial administrators tend to spend a lot of our time working diligently on grooming our external network of partners and community supporters, but fall short when it comes to forging important […]

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Clausehound Expert Hours Released!

Clausehound Expert Hours Released!

Clausehound provides online training for business law drafting and negotiations. We provide entrepreneurs and business students with the question-asking skills, understanding and confidence to navigate legal documents in day-to-day business activities, that would otherwise take years within a job to obtain. A new block of Clausehound Expert Hours have been released. Expert Hours are first-come-first-served […]

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NaturalBliss Infusions wins startGBC Ulule Food Pitch Pitch $500 Prize!!

NaturalBliss Infusions wins startGBC Ulule Food Pitch Pitch $500 Prize!!

On October 16, Ulule Pitch Pitch Food event in Toronto celebrated projects related to food & beverage production and distribution. It was an amazing and unique opportunity for Food entrepreneurs to launch and promote their crowdfunding campaign by pitching their project to the crowd! A big congratulations to NaturalBliss Infusions founder Mary Montoya for winning the $500 […]

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Do You Volunteer With A Social Enterprise?  Then We Need You!

Do You Volunteer With A Social Enterprise?  Then We Need You!

George Brown College is developing some online social innovation/enterprise modules and would like to create case studies using students’ personal experiences in giving back to the community.  Do you volunteer at a food bank, soup kitchen, homeless shelter, nursing home, community centre or social construction project, etc?  We would love to learn about your journey and how […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Karen Barbalat

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Karen Barbalat

Karen Barbalat Founder of Marble Meals Karen Barbalat founder of Marble Meals is a Certified Red Seal Chef and Nutrition Manager.  Marble meals is a service company that provides a variety of gourmet offerings prepared with the attention and care you can expect from a home cooked meal. Karen is a George Brown College alumni, […]

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startGBC Hosts Women Entrepreneurship Day at George Brown College

startGBC Hosts Women Entrepreneurship Day at George Brown College

On October 17, in partnership with Dell EMC, startGBC organized Women Entrepreneurship Day at George Brown College in celebration of women who are defining the world of entrepreneurship — one business decision at a time. MC’d by Safia Amin, startGBC’s Marketing and Community Outreach Coordinator, the event began with a #WhyNotMe Founders Panel discussion, followed […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Betsy Campos

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Betsy Campos

Betsy Campos Founder of UNIKA Swim Betsy Campos is the founder of ŪNIKA Swim, a swimwear line that provides locally made to measure, body specific swimwear to help women feel comfortable and confident – regardless of age, shape, or size. We had the opportunity to ask Betsy a few questions about her entrepreneurial journey. What’s your educational […]

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The 2018 Enactus Student Entrepreneur National Competition

The 2018 Enactus Student Entrepreneur National Competition

  Nominate a Student Here Deadline to nominate a student is November 22nd, 2018 The 2018 student entrepreneur competition is here!!To celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of young Canadians, Enactus Canada runs the Student Entrepreneur National Competition, proudly presented by HSBC Bank Canada. The Student Entrepreneur National Competition enhances the success of full-time students operating businesses, […]

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Share Your Ideas and Complete The Indigenous Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Survey

Share Your Ideas and Complete The Indigenous Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Survey

Complete The Indigenous Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Survey Here The City of Toronto is working with the local Indigenous community to develop the Indigenous Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICIE). The purpose of the ICIE is to provide a space and support for Indigenous entrepreneurs looking to build businesses, social enterprises, not-for-profits, collectives or […]

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