Events

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
8
Thu
NoteTonic Testing Session 1
Nov 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
NoteTonic Testing Session 1 @ ICube Co-Working Space(Innovation Complex, L1240) | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

NoteTonic is an AI-based notetaking system and they will be conducting two testing sessions in ICube’s Co-Working Space also known as L1240 in the Innovation Complex. The testing sessions will occur on:

  • November 8th, 2018 – 11AM-4PM
  • November 9th, 2018 – 12PM-1:30PM
Nov
9
Fri
NoteTonic Testing Session 2
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
NoteTonic Testing Session 2 @ ICube Co-Working Space(Innovation Complex, L1240) | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

NoteTonic is an AI-based notetaking system and they will be conducting two testing sessions in ICube’s Co-Working Space also known as L1240 in the Innovation Complex. The testing sessions will occur on:

  • November 8th, 2018 – 11AM-4PM
  • November 9th, 2018 – 12PM-1:30PM
Nov
10
Sat
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program – Session 2: Business Modelling in Excel
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sprout: Intrapreneurship Skills Based Training Program – Session 2: Business Modelling in Excel @ Humber North Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Are you struggling to build projections? Projections that could give you a competitive advantage? Or maybe you’re faced with analysis software programs that you can’t seem to understand. Let Humber Centre for Entrepreneurship help you!

 

Topics Covered

–        Building assumptions and sizes of markets

–        Pricing strategy

–        Analysis of marketing spend

–        Building automated analysis

–        And a whole lot more!

 

Having successfully run at Schulich for the last five (5) years, this workshop is specifically designed for ANYONE who wants to learn how to build a working business model and perform any sort of projections. It DOES NOT require an extensive knowledge of excel, finance, accounting or computer programming.

Nov
13
Tue
Innovation in Action!
Nov 13 @ 8:00 am
Innovation in Action! @ TechPlace | Burlington | Ontario | Canada

The Innovation in Action Tour will take you on a full-day bus tour, stopping at three innovative South Halton Region companies (Javelin Technologies, Urtech Manufacturing, Illuma-Drive). During these company visits, guests will tour facilities and learn more about best in class innovative practices being used right here in Halton Region. Breakfast, Lunch, Cocktails and Transportation will be provided.

Here is what to expect:

· Learn the importance of adapting your mindset towards Innovation Economy
· Visit 3 progressive and innovative companies in Halton (Javelin Technologies, Urtech Manufacturing, iLLUMA DRIVE)
· See how these companies are adapting and revolutionizing old systems using innovative thinking
· Support the local economy and connect with local businesses
· Network with CEOs and Founders

Student Ticket Price: $42.50, General Public Ticket Price is $85.00.

See Full Agenda Here

Purchase Tickets Here

Students must use their university email and the discount code POW50 to receive the discounted price.

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
22
Thu
ICUBE Startup Social 2018
Nov 22 @ 5:30 pm

NETWORK – ENGAGE – INSPIRE!

Network: Entrepreneurship is for everyone and on November 22, ICUBE is excited to invite you to our first Startup Social! Free food, free drinks* and free books!

Engage: Find out what’s happening with ICUBE startups (new and alumni)!
SXL Experience Fair: Check out over 25 paid and volunteer positions!

Inspire: Darrell Keezer will share his entrepreneurship journey leading to his startup CandyBox Marketing being one of the fastest growing companies in Canada, as well thoughts from his new book, “Pick Up Your Freakin’ Phone – The New Rules for Entrepreneurs.”
(PS – did we mention the first 100 guests get a copy of Darrell’s new book FREE!)

* Free alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available as well as Halal food options 🙂

Have any questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions!


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Nov
26
Mon
Future-Ready? Understanding AI’s Impact
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Future-Ready? Understanding AI’s Impact @ Great Hall, Hart House | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Artificial Intelligence has made tremendous strides in recent years, and its impact has been felt both inside the university and across society.  Yet despite its successes, there remain significant technical challenges, as well as serious societal and ethical challenges.  Today’s students, across all disciplines, need to be prepared to both take advantage of the opportunities afforded by AI and meet the challenges it poses to us all.  Join us for a discussion on how AI is changing the nature of work during the first Future of Work Speaker Series featuring Sven Dickinson.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Light refreshments provided. Networking opportunities. See Event Poster

 

Dec
6
Thu
RIC Centre: Tech Forecast 2019
Dec 6 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
RIC Centre: Tech Forecast 2019 @ Xerox Research Centre of Canada | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

There are three major breakthroughs that will disrupt technology – and your business – in 2019.

On December 6, 2018, RIC Centre’s Tech Forecast will answer these pressing questions and more. With experts in Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, and Hardware, you will learn how technology can grow in the coming years and how it can be used to make better business decisions.

Jan
16
Wed
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops – Session 1: Where are you now?
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Financial Strategy & Forecasting Workshops - Session 1: Where are you now? @ ICUBE Co-working space | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada
  • 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 assess your financial situation? How are you keeping your records?
    • Record keeping options
    • The three financial statements
      o Income Statement
      o Balance Sheet
      o Cash Flow Statement
    • Financial timeline
    • Financial models: budget and forecasts, capital allocation, growth organically/through
      acquisition and raising capital
    • Company stages and company types.
    • Business drivers and costs
    • Growth assumptions and common assumption pitfalls