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Digifest 2018

Digifest 2018

  Keep your calendars open because digifest is on its way! From April 26 – 28, 2018, digifest — a tech festival and startup event — will bring together thought leaders, entrepreneurs, designers, students and creatives to sharing compelling digital content in the interactive, gaming and design industries. Save those dates! More information on the event […]

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Newcomer Kitchen Hackathon

Newcomer Kitchen Hackathon

On February 10, 2018, George Brown College, Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts and startGBC will be hosting a hackathon open to all post secondary students! Get ready, get set! Build a team and help be part of the solution for an awesome social innovation challenge. We’ll be creating an official website for the Newcomer Kitchen Hackthon, […]

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CanInfra Challenge Ideas Contest

CanInfra Challenge Ideas Contest

Are you interested in building and strengthening Canada’s infrastructure? Be apart of team GBC! The CanInfra Challenge Ideas Contest gives Canadians the chance to propose ideas that will provide transformational benefits for the Canadian Infrastructure! The final winners will receive $50,000 and a chance to pitch their idea to senior government and private sector leaders!   […]

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2018 IT’S A START Pitch Competition, Enter Today!

2018 IT’S A START Pitch Competition, Enter Today!

2018 IT’S A START Pitch Competition Have an idea for a creative business? Win $5K for your startup! IT’S A START is an exciting and interactive pitch competition taking place at Digifest 2018. We are looking for ideas from creative professionals, budding entrepreneurs, startups, students or recent graduates who have digital projects that they want […]

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#WhyNotMe – In Discussion with Guy Solomon, Founder & CEO of Penguin Basements

#WhyNotMe – In Discussion with Guy Solomon, Founder & CEO of Penguin Basements

Join us for an inspirational discussion with a young entrepreneur, who learnt from a flawed business venture to adapt his approach; enabling him to build a bigger, better and meaningful business. Guy Solomon is the 31 year-old founder and CEO of Penguin Basements, Canada’s leading basementrenovation contractor and creator of The Second Suite Solution, a wealth-building strategy […]

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Nominate a Student Entrepreneur Today!!

Nominate a Student Entrepreneur Today!!

We are excited to announce that Enactus Canada has launched the Student Entrepreneur National Competition, proudly presented by the John Dobson Foundation. As an active player in the entrepreneurship space, we are pleased to invite you to nominate deserving candidates in your network. Twelve finalists will win travel and accommodation to attend the 2018 Enactus Canada […]

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I Am A Woman #WhyNotMe Panel Discussion Event

I Am A Woman #WhyNotMe Panel Discussion Event

On November 19, 2017, startGBC hosted the I Am A Woman #WhyNotMe panel discussion to shed light on female entrepreneurship and its rise in celebration of Women’s Entrepreneurship week. Our guest panelists, Cynthia Florek, founder of The Trend Office, Lesley Hampton, founder and Creative Director of her own fashion line Lesley Hampton, and Nikole Goncalves, […]

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With a $5 million Series A, Nudge Rewards Wants to Gamify Employee Performance Across North America

With a $5 million Series A, Nudge Rewards Wants to Gamify Employee Performance Across North America

Nudge Rewards, which allows retailers and hospitality companies to communicate with their frontline employees on mobile, has raised a $5 million CAD Series A to expand across North America. The round was led by was led by Generation Ventures with participation from BDC Capital, Brightspark Ventures, StandUp Ventures, and new and returning angels. The company […]

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The Summer Company Program Gives Students the Tools and Motivation They Need to be Successful Entrepreneurs

The Summer Company Program Gives Students the Tools and Motivation They Need to be Successful Entrepreneurs

SOURCE: startupheretoronto.com The Summer Company program is designed to help high school, college, and university students between 15 and 29 years of age get startup money to kick off new businesses as well as advice and mentorship from local business leaders. The program, funded by the Province of Ontario and delivered by the City of Toronto, has […]

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