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Female Founders Competition

Female Founders Competition

Top applicants from across North America, Europe and Israel will compete in a live pitch competition*, with 2 winners selected from the global entrants. Competition details: Helping high-potential female founders developing enterprise technology solutions gain access to capital. Submissions will be accepted from across North America, Europe and Israel. The 2 winning startups will each […]

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Elevate Toronto Festival

Elevate Toronto Festival

WHAT IS ELEVATE? Elevate is a city-wide tech and innovation festival centered in North America’s fastest growing tech ecosystem. An essential destination for global professionals, tech leaders, investors, and creatives, the event features inspiring keynotes, topical content streams, experiential programming, and epic socials. Join us September 21-27, 2018 in Toronto to be a part of […]

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Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Now Accepting Applications

Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Now Accepting Applications

Announced in Budget 2018, the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy will help women to grow their businesses with access to financing, talent, networks and expertise. As part of this strategy, the Government of Canada will invest in the creation of a Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub. The Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub will serve as a one-stop source of knowledge, data and best […]

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The Canadian Export Challenge

The Canadian Export Challenge

This Fall, Startup Canada, in partnership with UPS, Export Development Canada, and the Trade Commissioner Service are showcasing and supporting the global ambitions of 2,500 borderless businesses across Canada. Apply now to join the 2018 Global Entrepreneurs Cohort and get: Exposure to and support from Canada’s export, trade and growth ecosystem; Free access to a 1-Day Global Accelerator in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, Halifax, or Vancouver; Secured entry into the Canadian […]

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Women Founders Fund

Women Founders Fund

INVESTING IN WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS Although women in Canada now represent 47 percent of Canadian business owners and contribute $148 billion in economic activity, they continuously face barriers to accessing capital to start and scale their businesses. This gap is particularly exposed when looking at female entrepreneurs in STEM fields. Entrepreneurship is a catalyst for economic […]

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Why Startups Fail – Learn How To Focus Your Business

Why Startups Fail – Learn How To Focus Your Business

Eddie Lee, CEO of OneHub Business Development Centre, will guide you on how to structure your business mindset before you take the first steps towards your successful startup. Eddie Lee, First Financial Controller Inc. former controller of Acer and Nygard, is happy to share his knowledge and experience in building a successful business in a […]

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BOLD: A Step Forward

BOLD: A Step Forward

Bold: A Step Forward aims to bring together students, faculty, policy-makers and industry experts for a design jam to articulate and annotate actionable solutions on how colleges and universities can stay ahead of the curve to prepare students for the future of work. Our Wave and Sheridan College will host the design jam* as part […]

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Civic Tech Toronto – Youth Empowering Youth Hacknight

Civic Tech Toronto – Youth Empowering Youth Hacknight

George Brown will be hosting Civic Tech Toronto on Tuesday, August 14th! These hacknights bring together coders, designers, public servants, planners, students and engaged residents — all interested in using their skills and interest in tech, data and design to address civic issues. They provide a space for community-building, conversation and collaboration on civic tech projects. […]

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The Creative Destruction Lab Program Now Accepting Applications

The Creative Destruction Lab Program Now Accepting Applications

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 […]

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Ask the Expert – Insurance for Small Business

Ask the Expert – Insurance for Small Business

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 […]

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