Events

Red Shawl Youth Forum @ UTM Spigel Hall inside Davis Building
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Red Shawl Youth Forum @ UTM Spigel Hall inside Davis Building
9:00 am
Youth Forum  Agenda 9:00 AM to 1:00PM – Host / Facilitator: Ignacio Mongrel 9:00 – 9:10:   Welcome and Intro to the day: (Donna Heslin) 9:10 – 9:20:   Brief intro about the Youth Forum (Zari Gill) 9:20 –10:30:   Increasing Employability (Judy Lindenbach) 10:30-11;30:  Employment ...
PITCH workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space(Basement of Kaneff Centre)
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
PITCH workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space(Basement of Kaneff Centre)
12:00 pm
This workshop series is designed to help early-stage ventures create a comprehensive pitch to gain investors’ attention and ultimately funding. Many new ventures need to access external sources of funding to effectively build their product and enter the market. This ...
Putting People and the Planet First: Models for Social Enterprises @ Li Koon Chun Finance Learning - Kaneff Building
Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Take part in a workshop where you will develop a sustainable business strategy that creates value for people and planet.   You will examine the ecosystems and identify potential systems change. You’ll learn how social enterprises expand the thinking beyond ...
PITCH 2019 @ Blind Duck Pub
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm
PITCH 2019 @ Blind Duck Pub | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
6:00 pm
  Join us on March 20 for PITCH 2019! PITCH is designed to showcase innovation and entrepreneurship at U of T Mississauga, our city and our region. Focusing an early and developing stage ventures, ICUBE brings together innovators from a ...
Feb
25
Mon
Red Shawl Youth Forum
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Youth Forum 

Agenda

9:00 AM to 1:00PM – Host / Facilitator: Ignacio Mongrel

9:00 – 9:10:   Welcome and Intro to the day: (Donna Heslin)

9:10 – 9:20:   Brief intro about the Youth Forum (Zari Gill)

9:20 –10:30:   Increasing Employability (Judy Lindenbach)

10:30-11;30:  Employment trends /challenges, what companies want, how can students prepare : (Luki Danukarjanto)

11:30 – 12:30: Lead Yourself for Change: workshop: (Luki Danukarjanto, Shahnaz Samuel and Zari Gill)

12:30 – 1:00:  Q & A / Wrap –Up/ Follow-up: (Ignacio Mongrel)

1:00 – 1:30 Lunch  and videography with 5 students (5 min each when ready) to highlight employment challenges/oppositions for girls: (Red Shawl)

Materials; USBs /1 per student with the presentations, suggested tools: (ICUBE)

Display tables: 

  • Sheridan EDGE
  • Humber Centre for Entrepreneurship and Youth Transition Program
  • New Employment Services
  • Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs

 

 


Feb
26
Tue
PITCH workshop
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
PITCH workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space(Basement of Kaneff Centre)

This workshop series is designed to help early-stage ventures create a comprehensive pitch to gain investors’ attention and ultimately funding.

Many new ventures need to access external sources of funding to effectively build their product and enter the market. This workshop will help you to understand how to create a powerful pitch that you can use to engage investors.

The instructor is Portia Asli – a thought leader, 4-time entrepreneur and engineer having built businesses from the ground-up in healthcare wearables, online education, digital marketing, and advisory services. She has 10+ years of leadership & management expertise in: bringing new innovative ideas to market, building and managing high-performing teams, negotiating for optimal resources, bootstrapping resource-constraint businesses for success, closing ambitious B2B deals, establishing digital marketing strategy for B2C revenue stream and building exceptional partnerships across sectors to meet a shared agenda.

Portia is passionate about creating entrepreneurial ecosystems where emerging leaders can build sustainable and scalable businesses. She has coached over 200 startup founders across diverse sectors (FinTech, EdTech, CleanTech, IoT, AR/VR, Food, e-Commerce, AgriTech, Health) on investment strategy, product-market fit, lean product development, customer acquisition, B2B/B2C sales and online/offline marketing strategy. She has been a speaker on startup related content at conferences hosted by USAID, the Asian Development Bank, featured on a live TV talk show and authored entrepreneurship articles for the Cambridge University.


Mar
20
Wed
PITCH 2019
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm

 

Join us on March 20 for PITCH 2019!

PITCH is designed to showcase innovation and entrepreneurship at U of T Mississauga, our city and our region. Focusing an early and developing stage ventures, ICUBE brings together innovators from a variety of sectors.  Join us to learn from amazing speakers sharing their experiences, network with great companies and sponsors, and be at the hub of where ideas grow at UTM!

Find out more HERE