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startGBC Monthly Newsletter | September 2019

 

 

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startGBC 2019 Entrepreneur Summer Camp Wraps!!

 

Participants of the startGBC 2019 Entrepreneur Summer Camp

22 George Brown College students and alumni completed this year's startGBC Entrepreneur Summer Camp, which was supported by the generosity of 41 industry leaders volunteering time to help these budding entrepreneurs succeed, learn more about the camp.

Toronto Community Housing Be Build Brand Program

 

BE. BUILD. BRAND

 

Are you a TCHC tenant between the ages of 18 – 29?  Interested in starting your own business? Then you should apply for the BE. BUILD. BRAND. (B3) 12-week entrepreneurship program that will provide you with the tools to become your own boss!

 

Info Session: September 11, 2019

 

Fundamentals: Ideation and Design Thinking

 

In this workshop, we will be covering Ideation and Design Thinking. Everything always starts with an idea. Through this workshop, you will learn how to brainstorm and develop ideas that will help you create innovative solutions.

 

Workshop: September 26, 2019

 


 

Cooperathon Fintech Exploration

 

Cooperathon FinTech Exploration

 

Are you concerned about financial inclusion in Canada and elsewhere?

 

Do you have an idea, and believe that this can be the starting point of a startup?

 

Students or professionals, everybody is invited to explore problems worth solving in Finance.

 

Workshop: September 12, 2019

GDG Toronto Cloud Computing Event Sept 14 2019

 

GDG Toronto Cloud Computing Hands-On-Study Jam

 

Get training from the official  Toronto chapter of Google Developer Group, a $55+ value, free of charge. 

 

Workshop: September 14, 2019

 


 

Global Goals Jam TorontoGlobal Goals Jam Toronto

 

The Toronto Global Goals Jam is a two-day event to engage designers, developers and strategists to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals by creating short-term interventions with long-term impact. 

 

Workshop: September 20, 2019

Global Goals Jam Toronto

 

GDG Devefest 19

 

The most awaited Conference of the year “Google’s DevFest 2019 Toronto” by GDG Cloud Toronto is here. Devfest’ 19 is a one day conference aimed to bring students, developers, tech-companies and awesome speakers together under one roof. 

 

Conference: September 28, 2019

 

GBC #WhyNotMe Alumni Entrepreneur Spotlight

 

Diana Coatsworth Bio Picture


What is one piece of advice you would give to aspiring entrepreneurs?

 

Don’t wait till you’re ready, just start. You’ll figure it out as you go. You’ll never feel 100%.

 

Upcoming Events

 

TechTO Logo

 

SalesTO, TechTO & FinTechTO

 

September 10, 16 & 23, 2019

 

REGISTER NOW >

 

 

Elevate Tech Conference

 

September 20 - 26, 2019

 

REGISTER HERE >

 

OPG Innovation Challenge

 

OPG Innovation Challenge

 

September 10, 2019

 

REGISTER HERE >

 

Cooperathon Kick Off Event

 

Cooperathon Kick Off

 

October 2, 2019

 

REGISTER NOW >

 

 

Competitions

 

Innovative Solutions Canada

 

Open Challenges for Innovation

 

Application Closing Dates: October 2019

 

LEARN MORE >

 

 

Funding

 

 

Asset Rise Development Youth Program

 

Youth Small Business Program

 

Designed for individuals aged 16 to 29 who self identify as having experienced a mental health or addiction challenge (anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, post traumatic stress, anorexia, ADHD, autism spectrum, addiction, or similar challenges). This is a FREE course where participants develop entrepreneurship skills, gain practical tools and confidence, while converting their business idea into a viable customer centric business plan.

 

Participants successfully completing the program may be eligible to receive a financial incentive of $500 toward the start-up costs of their business.

 

Digital Main Street

 

Digital Transformation Grant

 

The Digital Transformation Grant provides $2,500 to each qualifying small main street Ontario business to purchase and adopt digital tools and technologies. There are ONLY 2000 grants available until March 2020, so apply EARLY. To start the process to apply for a Digital Transformation Grant as a main street business.

 

 

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