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startGBC Monthly Newsletter | March 2021


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Free Collision 2021 Tech Conference Student Tickets Call to Action Graphic


Collision Tech Conference 2021 student ticket giveaway!! Thanks to our amazing collaboration partner, Collision 2021, we are pleased to be able to offer free tickets to this year's hottest tech conference! Apply for your ticket today at! Offer ends April 12, 2021



FREE Financial Literacy Workshops for GBC Students


FREE Financial Literacy Workshops for GBC Students

Ever felt lost about how to file your personal taxes? Want to learn more about basic investing? Then come join the FREE Financial Literacy Workshops for our very own GBC students.

Date &Time: Wed, Mar 10, 6 pm - 7:30 pm


Why Not Me_GBC Alumni Entrepreneurs


#WhyNotMe GBC Alumni Fashion Entrepreneurs


Do you have a passion for fashion? Thinking about taking that passion and creating a business? Come and join us for a free online panel discussion with 3 amazing George Brown College alumni fashion entrepreneurs.


Date & Time: Thu, Apr 1, 10:00 a.m.


enactus_George Brown College


enactus Is Hiring!


Are you a current George Brown College and interested in entrepreneurship? Then join the enactus George Brown and drive impact. Various positions are available.

Applications Close: March 2021


Start A Summer Company_For Students Only


Start A Summer Company

Check out how to get money and advice to run a summer business in Ontario. Learning how to run your own student business is one of the best summer jobs you can have.


Applications Close: May 23, 2021

GBC #WhyNotMe Alumni Entrepreneur Spotlight

George Brown College


Sarah Power Headshot & Inland Logo


As we step into March 2021 with hopes of a beautiful Spring, end of the pandemic and many more positives, we thought it apt to commence the month by sharing e a very inspirational journey with you. The journey of Sarah Power, the founder of INLAND.

INLAND has featured over 500 Canadian brands since launching in 2014. In 2020, INLAND launched an eComm shop in partnership with Hudson's Bay, a huge step forward in fore-fronting Canadian design.


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


Be brave enough to think with your heart and act with insight.

Upcoming Events

George Brown College

The 2021 Women Entrepreneurship Conference


Women Entrepreneurship Conference 2021


The conference is a free, month-long event series, presented by the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) in partnership with Women Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC).

Date & Time: Fri, Mar 5, 1 pm - 2 pm

Digital Marketing Trends and Opportunities Workshop

Digital Marketing Trends and Opportunities Workshop

Wondering How to Build a Digital Marketing Plan For Your Business? Then come join the Digital Marketing Trends and Opportunities Workshop to find out how you could do it yourself!

Date & Time: Thu, Mar 11, 6 pm – 9 pm

Global Goals Jam Canada 2021


Global Goals Jam Canada 2021


You are invited to jam for a better Canada and a better world! Get to know design thinking and lean methodology in practice. Virtually meet like-minded people to develop cool solutions for global problems.

Date & Time: Mar 19- Mar 21

B Corp 101 Workshop: Learning to Measure What Matters


B Corp 101 Workshop

Using a free, confidential online tool based on the B Corp assessment, you will learn how to develop novel metrics of success by measuring your company’s current impact.

Date & Time: Tue, Mar 16, 10 am- 12 pm

Social Media for Your Business


Social Media for Your Business


Not understanding how to use social media effectively can leave you overwhelmed and ultimately hurt your bottom line as your potential customers can easily find your competitors.

Date & Time: Tue, Mar 23, 10 am - 11:30 am

General Small Business Tax Literacy Seminar

Small Business Tax Literacy

This seminar is offered to owners of small businesses and self-employed individuals who need help in understanding their tax obligations.

Time & Date: Fri, Mar 26, 9:30 am – 12 pm

Recruitment / Competitions

George Brown College

Starter Company_Female Founders


Starter Company | Female Founders


Starter Company FEMALE FOUNDERS Program provides businesses with further training to assist them to build and grow their businesses.

More at

Clear Water Detailing


Student Entrepreneur Opportunity


Are you a student looking to get hands-on entrepreneurial experience? Then look no further, Clear Water Detailing is hiring students for the 2021 Summer to learn all that being an entrepreneur is all about.

More at

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