Events

Nov
7
Tue
IT’S A START Pitch Competition 2018
Nov 7 2017 @ 12:00 am – Jan 26 2018 @ 5:00 pm

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One of Toronto’s leading pitch competitions is back! The Digital Media and Gaming Incubator at George Brown College is proud to present the 2018 IT’S A START Pitch Competition.

Next April, ten startups will be selected to pitch their ideas in front of a live audience and judges at Digifest 2018.  All startups have the opportunity to pitch their business idea, convince the judges of its value, and impress the crowd in 5 minutes for the chance to win cash, space along with an opportunity to attend Beijing’s Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference.

If you have an idea for a smart sustainable future product or service, please submit an application. We invite everyone from creative professionals, budding entrepreneurs, new startups, students or recent graduates to submit. Whether your business is a Mobile App, Game, VR/AR Media, Digital Design, AI, or Robotics, we would love to hear your ground breaking ideas.

The deadline for applications is Friday, January 26, 2018 at 5 PM.

 

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Jan
18
Thu
PITCH 2018
Jan 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

edit 2Attention entrepreneurs and business owners! As a business incubator striving to help transform ideas into business realities, on January 18, 2018, the Final Pitch Competition will feature ICUBE teams, where you will have a chance meet University of Toronto Mississauga’s top entrepreneurs!

 

 

Feb
8
Thu
Rock My Business Plan Series
Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

https-%2F%2Fcdn.evbuc.com%2Fimages%2F34680844%2F188018190484%2F1%2ForiginalFuturpreneur Canada proudly presents Rock My Business Plan, a Foundation for an Entrepreneurial Canada program supported by RBC Future Launch. This new three-week workshop series will help you create a killer business plan in record time, for free! If you’re serious about getting your start-up business off the ground or taking it to the next level, you need to be here.

If you’re serious about getting your start-up business off the ground or taking it to the next level, you need to be here.

This three-week workshop series is for you if you:

  • Are 18 -39 years old
  • Have a strong business idea to flesh out OR recently launched
  • Are looking for a strategy and roadmap on next steps for your business
  • Want an opportunity for business coaching as you launch
  • Are looking for some financing to get started and two years of mentorship after you launch

Events will take place at UofT Mississauga, Innovation Complex Building – Room # L1215

Session Schedule 

February 8, 2018 – 5pm-8pm
February 15, 2018 – 5pm-8pm
February 22, 2018 – 5pm-9pm

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Feb
15
Thu
Rock My Business Plan Series
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

https-%2F%2Fcdn.evbuc.com%2Fimages%2F34680844%2F188018190484%2F1%2ForiginalFuturpreneur Canada proudly presents Rock My Business Plan, a Foundation for an Entrepreneurial Canada program supported by RBC Future Launch. This new three-week workshop series will help you create a killer business plan in record time, for free! If you’re serious about getting your start-up business off the ground or taking it to the next level, you need to be here.

If you’re serious about getting your start-up business off the ground or taking it to the next level, you need to be here.

This three-week workshop series is for you if you:

  • Are 18 -39 years old
  • Have a strong business idea to flesh out OR recently launched
  • Are looking for a strategy and roadmap on next steps for your business
  • Want an opportunity for business coaching as you launch
  • Are looking for some financing to get started and two years of mentorship after you launch

Events will take place at UofT Mississauga, Innovation Complex Building – Room # L1215

Session Schedule 

February 8, 2018 – 5pm-8pm
February 15, 2018 – 5pm-8pm
February 22, 2018 – 5pm-9pm

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Feb
22
Thu
Rock My Business Plan Series
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

https-%2F%2Fcdn.evbuc.com%2Fimages%2F34680844%2F188018190484%2F1%2ForiginalFuturpreneur Canada proudly presents Rock My Business Plan, a Foundation for an Entrepreneurial Canada program supported by RBC Future Launch. This new three-week workshop series will help you create a killer business plan in record time, for free! If you’re serious about getting your start-up business off the ground or taking it to the next level, you need to be here.

If you’re serious about getting your start-up business off the ground or taking it to the next level, you need to be here.

This three-week workshop series is for you if you:

  • Are 18 -39 years old
  • Have a strong business idea to flesh out OR recently launched
  • Are looking for a strategy and roadmap on next steps for your business
  • Want an opportunity for business coaching as you launch
  • Are looking for some financing to get started and two years of mentorship after you launch

Session Schedule 

February 8, 2018 – 5pm-8pm
February 15, 2018 – 5pm-8pm
February 22, 2018 – 5pm-9pm

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Feb
27
Tue
Women in Tech 2018
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

WIT banner-02ICUBE’s very own Women in Tech panel is an opportunity for industry professionals and entrepreneurs to meet the future generation of women shattering the glass ceiling in tech within a collaborative and innovative environment. On February 27, 2018, join us for dinner, networking and a women in tech panel discussion led by Thomson Reuters for the 2018 UofT Entrepreneurship Week!
 

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Apr
26
Thu
DIGIFEST 2018
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day

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Since 2011, Digifest has been bringing together a dynamic audience of creative professionals from across the country. Attendees are leading voices from the creative industries including graphic designers, web and interactive designers, art directors, studio managers as well as faculty and students from advertising, technology, business, retail, education, and government. It is organized annually by the Digital Media and Gaming Incubator at George Brown College.

Each year, Digifest introduces a new and exciting theme that correlates with changes and development in the current technological environment. This year’s theme, Hello Tomorrow: Our Creative Cities is about improving our quality of life and making creative cities of the future better through design, innovation, and technology.

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May
23
Wed
Global Forum on Entrepreneurship and Innovation
May 23 – May 24 all-day
May
30
Wed
First Look Angel Investor Meeting
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – May 31 @ 10:00 pm
First Look Angel Investor Meeting

The fourth annual First Look Angel Investor Meeting, hosted by the City of MississaugaRIC Centre, and Angel One Investor Network will act as a catalyst for high potential technology startups and angel investors.

Jun
6
Wed
RIC Centre Startup Boot Camp
Jun 6 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
RIC Centre Startup Boot Camp

If you are in your early stages of creating your own business, RIC Centre’s Startup Bootcamp is designed for you.

Our bootcamp connects current entrepreneurs with professional service providers to disclose the legal, financial and funding rudiments that will help you start your business like no one else.

We are proud to offer our clients access to professional service providers during bi-monthly bootcamp workshops to help provide basics of starting a tech-based business. Our professional service providers will also offer a follow-on opportunity for RIC Centre’s entrepreneurs to meet one-on-one for a more detailed discussion.

We’ve forged strong partnerships with top tier organizations (such as Bereskin & Parr LLP, Pallett Valo LLP and BDO LLP) in the Peel Region. Professional representatives from these organizations meet with our clients to thoroughly understand their business and offer strategic advice that caters to every entrepreneur’s needs and requirements. Each representative is committed to fostering innovation, and working with entrepreneurs who want to achieve that goal.