Events

Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Business Model Canvas Workshop @ KN108
12:00 pm
This workshop is designed to help early-stage ventures create a sustainable business model and develop a framework for validating that model. This workshop is for all new ventures that are looking for clarity on how to establish a profitable business. ...
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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Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Session 1: Where are you now? What do entrepreneurs need to know about finance? Math is easy for one unit – what happens when you scale? The bigger you are, the more complex you get. How to even begin to ...
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Session 3: How do you get there? Financing options for company stages Examples of lenders/investors in the Canadian Space Meaning of valuation and its methods o Market approach: depends on the company. o Income-Based Approach: Discounted Cash Flow and example ...
Oct
24
Wed
Business Model Canvas Workshop
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Business Model Canvas Workshop @ KN108

This workshop is designed to help early-stage ventures create a sustainable business model and develop a framework for validating that model. This workshop is for all new ventures that are looking for clarity on how to establish a profitable business.

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 live TV talk show and authored entrepreneurship articles for the Cambridge University.

 


Social Media 101 – Small Business Basics
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Social Media 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 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 base, and optimize your marketing efforts.

Attendees will learn social media best practices, trends, tools, and techniques, including how to:

  • Select the right social media channels for your business
  • Optimize your profile to support your brand
  • Use Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram
  • Develop creative ways to engage and grow your communities
  • Maximize your time on social media to get the best results

Learning through examples, Laura will provide small business industry scenarios and encourage open discussion throughout the evening to create an engaging and informative evening.

This event is free, register at the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/social-media-101-small-business-basics-tickets-45911462420

Oct
30
Tue
Ask the Expert – Legal, Accounting & Banking
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

             

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 LW Law, MNP tax specialist, and the Scotiabank banking specialist visit– October 30th from 10 am to noon at ICUBE.

FREE one-on-one Tax Advice/Services  & Banking Advice – ICUBE Clients with accounting or banking questions register below.

 

Oct 30 - As the Expert Registration

Sign up for meetings with representatives from Labarge Weinstein.
  • Please ensure you have completed Side-Guides 1 & 2 before meeting with mentors. www.icubeutm.ca/sideguide
  • Have a question that requires expert advice regarding your startup / venture / idea's finances, "the books" or taxes? Book a free time-slot with our mentor experts from MNP! (Time slots are exclusively available for ICUBE: SXL Accelerate teams. Please only book sessions you need).
  • Have a question that requires expert advice regarding your startup / venture / idea's baking structure, need to set up your first account or process payments? Book a free time-slot with our expert bankters from Scotiabank! (Time slots are exclusively available for ICUBE: SXL Accelerate teams. Please only book sessions you need).
  • Have a question that requires expert advice regarding your startup / venture / idea's legal outlook, setting up a corporation, shareholder agreement or anything else? Book a free time-slot with our mentor experts from Labarge Weinstein! (Time slots are exclusively available for ICUBE: SXL Accelerate teams. Please only book sessions you need).
Founder’s Roundtable – Bootstrapping with Pitch Competitions by Emma Harris
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Founder's Roundtable - Bootstrapping with Pitch Competitions by Emma Harris @ ICUBE Co-Working Space

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 experience and expertise in the areas of entrepreneurship and business leadership. Learn, listen, and share the challenges and opportunities that are unique to your experiences as founders.


Nov
5
Mon
Aspiring Entrepreneur – Certificate Workshops
Nov 5 @ 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.

Nov
6
Tue
Starting a Not-for-Profit
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Starting a Not-for-Profit @ Central Public Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

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. Clients are advised to consult a professional business adviser such as a lawyer and/or an accountant for more information and advice.

Presenter’s Bio:
Robert is a business lawyer and creative thinking facilitator whose practice focuses on supporting social innovators and entrepreneurs. Robert specializes in providing practical business and governance solutions to a wide range of organizations including not-for-profit organizations. He recharges and finds balance by walking labyrinths across the GTA.

Registration coming soon!

Nov
7
Wed
Developing you Small Business – Beyond the Basics
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Developing you Small Business - Beyond the Basics @ Central Public Library  | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

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!

Nov
13
Tue
Pitch Workshop
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Pitch Workshop @ ICUBE Co-Working Space


Nov
15
Thu
Business in a Box, Idea to Reality
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Business in a Box, Idea to Reality @ Cooksville 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.

This event is free, registration coming soon!

Nov
20
Tue
Pitch Practice with InStage VR
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pitch Practice with InStage VR @ ICUBE Co-Working Space