Events

HST Information for Your Business @ Central Public Library
Sep 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
HST Information for Your Business @ Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
9:30 am
Delivered by CRA, learn key business requirements, including exemptions, liabilities, tax credits, filing returns and remitting HST and more. Registration coming soon!
LaunchME! Lunch @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
LaunchME! Lunch @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
12:00 pm
To: ALL ICUBE Startups, Alumni, Mentors and Team Members WHAT: LaunchME! The lunch gathering that’s all about YOU. Do you need some feedback, a focus group, or a new set of eyeballs? We all need a little help from our ...
Elevate Tech Fest 2018 @ Toronto, Canada
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm
Elevate Tech Fest 2018 @ Toronto, Canada
10:00 am
WHAT IS ELEVATE? Elevate is a city-wide tech and innovation festival centered in North America’s fastest growing tech ecosystem. An essential destination for global professionals, tech leaders, investors, and creatives, the event features inspiring keynotes, topical content streams, experiential programming, ...
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Business Initialization / Value Proposition Workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
12:00 pm
The tools and frameworks covered in the workshop will help you to lower the risk associated with launching your new product or business. Our approach will also help new ventures to better understand how sales and marketing activities can be ...
Aspiring Entrepreneur - Certificate Workshops
5:07 pm
Registered for the Aspiring Entrepreneur level of the ICUBE Entrepreneurship Certificate? Wondering what workshops you’re eligible to attend? You have access to: 1) Business Initialization / Value Proposition September 27th 12:00 – 2:00 pm ICUBE Co-Working Space 2) What is ...
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Business in a Box, Idea to Reality @ Erin Meadows Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
7:00 pm
Want to be your own boss? Have a skill or hobby you want to turn into a business? Discover how to develop your idea, become an entrepreneur, and get support with your venture. Registration coming soon!
Aspiring Entrepreneur - Certificate Workshops
5:07 pm
Registered for the Aspiring Entrepreneur level of the ICUBE Entrepreneurship Certificate? Wondering what workshops you’re eligible to attend? You have access to: 1) Business Initialization / Value Proposition September 27th 12:00 – 2:00 pm ICUBE Co-Working Space 2) What is ...
Digital Marketing 101, Getting Started @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Digital Marketing 101, Getting Started @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR OR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER WHO WANTS TO LEARN HOW TO LEVERAGE DIGITAL MARKETING TO START OR GROW YOUR BUSINESS? This seminar will give attendees insight to the key aspects of digital marketing.  With a simple seven ...
Website 101, Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Website 101, Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR OR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER LOOKING FOR WAYS TO LEVERAGE YOUR WEBSITE TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS? If you are a small business owner ready to design your first website or looking to optimize your current website, this ...
What Is IP? Workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
What Is IP? Workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
12:00 pm
The workshop will provide an overview of intellectual property (IP), with a particular focus on strategy, timing and risks associated with patent protection for startups and early-stage ventures. Ian’s practice focuses on patent and technology law, particularly obtaining and evaluating ...
Oct 17 all-day
How to Develop Your Business Idea and Plan Part I @ Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
12:00 am
In this two-part workshop series, learn how to evaluate your business idea, using the the one-page Business Model Canvas method, to help you turn your idea into a business plan. Registration and tickets coming soon!
Email Marketing 101 – Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Email Marketing 101 - Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR OR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER LOOKING FOR WAYS TO LEVERAGE EMAIL MARKETING TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS? This seminar will cover how to use email marketing as an effective communications channel to promote your business and engage with ...
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Business Model Canvas Workshop @ KN108
12:00 pm
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Social Media 101 – Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium Central Public Library
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Social Media 101 - Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
Are you an entrepreneur or small business owner looking for ways to harness the power of social media to build your brand? This seminar will cover how to develop a social media strategy to build your brand, grow your client ...
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ask the Expert - Legal, Accounting & Banking @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
10:00 am
              Do you have specific questions about IP, incorporation, term sheets, taxes, SR&ED, financial statements, cash flows, banking or others? Have your questions answered by experts in the field. Appointment spots are now available for ...
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Founder's Roundtable - Bootstrapping with Pitch Competitions by Emma Harris @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
12:00 pm
The Founder’s Roundtable is an exciting peer exchange session of experience and insight into founding, building, and running a startup. There is a topic and special guest for each session who kicks off the conversation. Naturally, they will demonstrate significant ...
Aspiring Entrepreneur - Certificate Workshops
5:07 pm
Registered for the Aspiring Entrepreneur level of the ICUBE Entrepreneurship Certificate? Wondering what workshops you’re eligible to attend? You have access to: 1) Business Initialization / Value Proposition September 27th 12:00 – 2:00 pm ICUBE Co-Working Space 2) What is ...
Starting a Not-for-Profit @ Central Public Library
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Starting a Not-for-Profit @ Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
This seminar provides an overview of the key considerations involved in starting a not-for-profit organization in Ontario including research, registration, operations, governance, taxation, funding opportunities. The information provided in this seminar does not constitute advice for any specific business situation. ...
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Developing you Small Business - Beyond the Basics @ Central Public Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:30 pm
In this four-part series, go beyond the basics and learn the key components of developing your business.  This session will emphasize marketing strategy, business planning, cost and pricing, sales and more. Registration coming soon!
Pitch Workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Pitch Workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
12:00 pm
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Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Business in a Box, Idea to Reality @ Cooksville Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
10:00 am
Want to be your own boss? Have a skill or hobby you want to turn into a business? Discover how to develop your idea, become an entrepreneur, and get support with your venture. This event is free, registration coming soon!
Pitch Practice with InStage VR @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pitch Practice with InStage VR @ ICUBE Co-Working Space
12:00 pm
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Sep
20
Thu
HST Information for Your Business
Sep 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
HST Information for Your Business @ Central Public Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

Delivered by CRA, learn key business requirements, including exemptions, liabilities, tax credits, filing returns and remitting HST and more.

Registration coming soon!

LaunchME! Lunch
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
LaunchME! Lunch @ ICUBE Co-Working Space

To: ALL ICUBE Startups, Alumni, Mentors and Team Members

WHAT: LaunchME! The lunch gathering that’s all about YOU.

Do you need some feedback, a focus group, or a new set of eyeballs? We all need a little help from our friends, and that’s what the Launch Me Lunch is all about!  Get feedback on your latest design, pitch, presentation, product, idea, that you would like to share with your fellow Accelerate mates.

You get center stage for up to 20 minutes. Ideally you’ll spend about 10-15 minutes pitching your idea, and then get feedback from your peers for 5-10. This is an awesome opportunity to get live feedback and discussion around something you’re working on from peers and mentors.

Our goal is to start at 12:05 and we ask that everyone stay for all presentations to be part of the feedback process.
Come on out to share, help, and collaborate!


Sep
21
Fri
Elevate Tech Fest 2018
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm

WHAT IS ELEVATE?

Elevate is a city-wide tech and innovation festival centered in North America’s fastest growing tech ecosystem. An essential destination for global professionals, tech leaders, investors, and creatives, the event features inspiring keynotes, topical content streams, experiential programming, and epic socials. Join us September 21-27, 2018 in Toronto to be a part of a diverse and inclusive community at the forefront of innovation.

FESTIVAL OVERVIEW

Between global thought leaders on the Main Stage, content tracks throughout the city of Toronto, and hundreds of innovative companies taking you behind the scenes, Elevate is a multi-day festival that can be a lot to grasp. We hope this guide helps you navigate what’s happening at the festival.

Info / Details / Registration @  ELEVATETECHFEST.com

Sep
27
Thu
Business Initialization / Value Proposition Workshop
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Business Initialization / Value Proposition Workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space

The tools and frameworks covered in the workshop will help you to lower the risk associated with launching your new product or business. Our approach will also help new ventures to better understand how sales and marketing activities can be organized to land the first customers.

The value proposition is a statement that reflects a new venture’s most fundamental decisions, including target customer, problem to be solved and which product solution to offer. This workshop will help you create a sustainable value proposition that is validated through customer and peer appraisal.

The instructor: Marko Mrkonjic is a UTM alum and sales executive with over seven years of experience, mainly in the SaaS/tech industry. He has worked in business development, account management and leadership roles. In his last position, he was the first North American sales hire tasked to grow enterprise sales across the Fortune 1000. Currently, he oversees sales efforts in Canada, the U.S. and Australia for a subscription analytics start-up.

 


Aspiring Entrepreneur – Certificate Workshops
Sep 27 @ 5:07 pm – 5:22 pm
Aspiring Entrepreneur - Certificate Workshops

Registered for the Aspiring Entrepreneur level of the ICUBE Entrepreneurship Certificate? Wondering what workshops you’re eligible to attend?

You have access to:
1) Business Initialization / Value Proposition

  1. September 27th
  2. 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  3. ICUBE Co-Working Space

2) What is IP?

  1. October 16th
  2. 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  3. ICUBE Co-Working Space

3) Business Model Canvas

  1. October 24th
  2. 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  3. ICUBE Co-Working Space

4) Pitch

  1. November 13th
  2. 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  3. ICUBE Co-Working Space

Make sure to register for each of the above workshop you’d like to attend! Reminder: you must attend 4 ICUBE workshops in one academic year to qualify for the Aspiring Entrepreneur CCR Notation.

OR – not registered to be an Aspiring Entrepreneur, but you’re now realizing how awesome this is (you earn CCR notations too!)? Register to be an Aspiring Entrepreneur.

Visit this page to learn more about the Entrepreneurship Certificate program.

Business in a Box, Idea to Reality
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Business in a Box, Idea to Reality @ Erin Meadows Library | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

Want to be your own boss? Have a skill or hobby you want to turn into a business? Discover how to develop your idea, become an entrepreneur, and get support with your venture.

Registration coming soon!

Oct
1
Mon
Aspiring Entrepreneur – Certificate Workshops
Oct 1 @ 5:07 pm – 5:22 pm
Aspiring Entrepreneur - Certificate Workshops

Registered for the Aspiring Entrepreneur level of the ICUBE Entrepreneurship Certificate? Wondering what workshops you’re eligible to attend?

You have access to:
1) Business Initialization / Value Proposition

  1. September 27th
  2. 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  3. ICUBE Co-Working Space

2) What is IP?

  1. October 16th
  2. 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  3. ICUBE Co-Working Space

3) Business Model Canvas

  1. October 24th
  2. 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  3. ICUBE Co-Working Space

4) Pitch

  1. November 13th
  2. 12:00 – 2:00 pm
  3. ICUBE Co-Working Space

Make sure to register for each of the above workshop you’d like to attend! Reminder: you must attend 4 ICUBE workshops in one academic year to qualify for the Aspiring Entrepreneur CCR Notation.

OR – not registered to be an Aspiring Entrepreneur, but you’re now realizing how awesome this is (you earn CCR notations too!)? Register to be an Aspiring Entrepreneur.

Visit this page to learn more about the Entrepreneurship Certificate program.

Oct
3
Wed
Digital Marketing 101, Getting Started
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Digital Marketing 101, Getting Started @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR OR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER WHO WANTS TO LEARN HOW TO LEVERAGE DIGITAL MARKETING TO START OR GROW YOUR BUSINESS?


This seminar will give attendees insight to the key aspects of digital marketing.  With a simple seven step process, attendees will learn how to develop an online strategy that is agile and effective in supporting entrepreneurial success in today’s fast-paced, ever-changing digital environment.

The presentation will include:

  • Best practices on how to leverage digital channels (e.g. website, social media, and email marketing)
  • Tips on creating great content
  • Ways to monitor and measure performance

Following the presentation, the audience will have a chance to engage in a workshop session to develop a digital marketing strategy.

Registration coming soon!

Oct
10
Wed
Website 101, Small Business Basics
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Website 101, Small Business Basics @ Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Public Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR OR SMALL BUSINESS OWNER LOOKING FOR WAYS TO LEVERAGE YOUR WEBSITE TO BUILD YOUR BUSINESS?

If you are a small business owner ready to design your first website or looking to optimize your current website, this seminar will offer key strategies to increase traffic and design your visitor’s experience to be both enjoyable for them and profitable for you.

Attendees will learn ways to help their website become a top performing sales, customer service, and marketing channel.

  • Learn about various website platforms available to support a growing small business
  • Help your website be found by your audiences when searching online (SEO)
  • Capture and engage your visitors to convert them into customers
  • Discover ways to track performance using Google Analytics
  • Create a checklist of essential elements to be included in your website design

The presentation will include small business industry scenarios with an opportunity for questions and answers at the end of the presentation.

Registration coming soon!

Oct
16
Tue
What Is IP? Workshop
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
What Is IP? Workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space

The workshop will provide an overview of intellectual property (IP), with a particular focus on strategy, timing and risks associated with patent protection for startups and early-stage ventures.

Ian’s practice focuses on patent and technology law, particularly obtaining and evaluating intellectual property rights for clients in the high technology and mechanical fields, assisting clients with intellectual property and technology transactions, enforcement of intellectual property rights and avoiding infringement of third party intellectual property rights.

Reshika’s practice focuses on drafting and prosecuting patent applications with a particular focus on electrical and software-based innovations. Reshika has gained valuable industry experience while working as a physical designer in semiconductor industry and a system designer in nuclear industry. Reshika enjoys learning about new technologies and helping startups and high-tech entrepreneurs with developing an effective IP portfolio.