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Ten Thousand Coffees Teams up with StartupHERE for Mentorship Matchmaking

Inspired by the success of their initial social experiment geared towards helping entrepreneurs find mentors, Ten Thousand Coffees’ enterprise-focused platform has rolled out to 100 organizations including StartUp HERE Toronto, bringing tech talent and entrepreneurs together. Dave Wilkin and Elliott Garcea weren’t shocked when their social experiment Ten Thousand Coffees took off, quickly becoming one […]

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Market Readiness Program

Market Readiness Program

Through its Market Readiness Investment Program, Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) invests directly in companies to further their early-stage commercialization and support their growth into a scalable business.  The Investment Program supports companies in both the Customer Creation (CC) and Company Building (CB) stages of the Customer Development Model, as defined by Lean Start-up principles. […]

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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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Demystifying Entrepreneurship

Demystifying Entrepreneurship

George Brown College Alumni Relations, in partnership with startGBC, invite you to join us at Demystifying Entrepreneurship. What does it take to embark on your path? Where do you find the strength? Where do you find the inspiration? Where do you find the time? Where do you find the money? What advice are you looking […]

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