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startGBC Monthly Newsletter | January 2021

 

GBC News

George Brown College

 

Happy New Year from startGBC!

 

PITCH IT! GBC Competition Announcement Graphic

 

Want a chance to win a share of a $10,000 prize to seed fund your business idea/social innovation! PITCH IT! GBC is now open and accepting entries. Complete your application by March 5, 2021!

 

 

Crafting a Pitch Workshop

 

Crafting a Pitch Workshop

 

Are you considering entering the PITCH IT! GBC competition or something similar, then register today for this free workshop to help build your pitching skills.

 

Date & Time: Thurs, Jan 28, 2021 at 10 a.m.

 

Business Model Canvas Workshop

 

BMC Workshop

 

Come learn how to use the Business Model Canvas to support the growth of your business/social innovation and use it for the PITCH IT! GBC competition.

 

Date & Time: Thurs, Jan 28, 2021 at 2 p.m.

GBC #WhyNotMe Alumni Entrepreneur Spotlight

George Brown College

 

Jesse Thompson bio picture and Fetch Moto logo

 

 

As we kick off 2021, what better way to start that to celebrate George Brown College alumni entrepreneur, Jesse Thompson, Co-founder and CEO and founder Fetch Moto, an award-winning tech company that is simplifying the process of buying an automotive vehicle.

 

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

 

"Try to get traction and revenue on day one so that you can use the revenue to fund your efforts and get real customer feedback to help you build the product your customers need".

Upcoming Events

George Brown College

Futurpreneur Rock My Business

 

Rock My Business Series

 

Free business support series by Futurpreneur. Complete all sessions and enter the RBC funding competition.

 

Date & Time: Jan 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Seneca Career Recharge

 

Career Recharge Series

 

Join the Seneca Career Recharge series supported by TD. Free of charge to all community partners.

 

Date & Time: Jan 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

LinkedIn Learning Offering

 

LinkedIn Learning

 

All George Brown College students receive free LinkedIn Learning access so be sure to check out the chosen selection.

 

Date: January 2021

TechTO Together

 

TechTO Together

 

Join the TechTO and the Toronto tech community for another fantastic panel discussion virtual event.

 

Date & Time: Jan 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Summit Series

 

Summit Speaker Series

 

Join Mohawk College Summit Speaker Series as they discuss key items of interest to Ontario businesses and entrepreneurs.

 

Date & Time: January 19, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.

Toronto Starts Investor Speed Dating

 

Toronto Starts

 

Toronto Starts hosts another great support event giving entrepreneurs the chance of speed dating with investors.

 

Date & Time: Jan 20, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Free Entrepreneur Support Programs

George Brown College

 

Access Capital Fund Business Accelerator Logo

 

Free Program - Access Community Fund Small Business Accelerator

January Cohort Now Open for Applications

 

 

Parkdale Innovation Centre Entrepreneur Support Program

 

Free Program - Parkdale Centre for Innovation Early Stage Business Program

January Cohort Now Open for Applications

 

Competitions/Funding

George Brown College

Tie Competition

 

TiEQuest 2021

 

TiE Toronto has opened applications for its multi-stage business venture competition. Review the terms today.

 

Applications Close: January 29, 2021

UNSGND Youth Business Fund

 

Youth Business Fund

 

UNSGND founder and GBC Alumni, Dymika Harte has launched a Youth Business Fund.

Check out today.

 

Closing Date: March 15, 2021

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51 Dockside Drive, Toronto, ON M5A 1B6

 

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