Events

Apr
19
Thu
Brampton Tech Talks: Fintech
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Brampton Tech Talks: Fintech @ Chinguacousy Library | Brampton | Ontario | Canada

The term financial technology can apply to any innovation in how people transact business, from the invention of digital money to robo-advice. Since the internet revolution and the mobile internet revolution financial technology has grown explosively, and fintech, which originally referred to computer technology applied to the back office of banks or trading firms, now describes a broad variety of technological interventions into personal and commercial finance.

Speaker bio: Andrew Kirkland, President of Justwealth Financial, is an experienced investment professional who has an unwavering passion for investing, financial planning, and making things right for his clients. Over the last decade, Andrew assumed roles of increasing responsibility at one of Canada’s largest independent asset managers in the areas of client servicing, operations and business development. Andrew obtained his education from the University of Guelph-Humber where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration. Andrew holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Investment Manager designations (CIM).

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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
8
Tue
ICUBE Side Session: GLDP – Ideation
May 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
May
15
Tue
ICUBE Side Session: GLDP – Business Models
May 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
May
22
Tue
ICUBE Side Session: GLDP – Innovation in Ontario/Canada
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:45 pm
May
31
Thu
Startup Experience League Orientation
May 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Startup Experience League Orientation @ ICUBE UTM | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

ICUBE’s Startup Experience League Program is designed to support a diverse range of undergraduate students and seed and early stage startup companies.

It is comprised of four levels, all with their own co-curricular record (CCR) component. The first three levels involve volunteering with ICUBE and participating in events, and the highest level of the program includes a paid five-week work placement with a start-up company.

Upon completion of the program, students will receive a notation on their CCR record, and an ICUBE Entrepreneurship Certificate.

The first wave of SXL students’ orientation is on the the 31st of May.

ICUBE will be hiring for the program again in July and September, and we encourage you to apply!

Jul
12
Thu
Mapping the future of the Internet of Me
Jul 12 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Mapping the future of the Internet of Me @ CCIT Building, University of Toronto Mississauga | Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

Mapping the Future for Internet of Me

Let’s reposition our thinking of the Internet of Things. It’s not just an array of connected devices but IoT for Me or IoMe can play a big role in personal enablement and industrial automation.

Building on the investments and focus on advanced manufacturing with the SuperCluster, and the National Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing & Materials, expert panelists will explore:

  • IoT and Mobility – Personal Movement
  • IoT and Digital Health
  • IoT and the Shop Floor – Cybernetic Enablement
  • Future of Materials & Electronics
  • Government Resources and Partnerships
Jul
24
Tue
Startup Experience League Orientation 2
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Startup Experience League Orientation 2 @ ICUBE - Maker Space

ICUBE’s Startup Experience League Program is designed to support a diverse range of undergraduate students and seed and early stage startup companies.

It is comprised of four levels, all with their own co-curricular record (CCR) component. The first three levels involve volunteering with ICUBE and participating in events, and the highest level of the program includes a paid five-week work placement with a start-up company.

Upon completion of the program, students will receive a notation on their CCR record, and an ICUBE Entrepreneurship Certificate.

Launch Lunch – Startup Experience League
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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ICUBE is hosting a lunch for the launch of it’s Startup Experience League (SXL) Accelerator Program on the 24th of July!

The SXL Program is designed to help ventures at the ideation and scaleup stages by providing resources and training to validate business ideas, build towards a minimum viable product through training, mentoring and networking, as well as providing cash investments, grant access, endorsements, coaching and more!

Join us to kick off the new program and meet the people behind this year’s impressive roster of startup talent.

Aug
21
Tue
Founder’s Roundtable – PR & Media by Khaled from Insauga
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 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 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.

ICUBE is hosting a Founder’s Roundtable event for program members of the ICUBE Accelerate program, with special guests Khaled & Ashley from Insauga!


Khaled Iwamura is the founder of Quickbite News that consists of Insauga.com, Inbrampton.com, and Inhalton.com, which have become some of the biggest city websites in Canada and enjoys the largest social media following in the western GTA.

He is also TEDx Speaker, Tokyo Tourism Spokesperson, TV host and producer and part-time pro wrestler.

insauga.com, inbrampton.com and inhalton.com combined have 1,100,000 unique visitors per month, 3.1 million page views per month, 750,000 video views per month and has the biggest social media following in the western GTA with well over 100,000 followers.

He sits on the Board of Directors of The Living Arts Centre, Legends Row and Japan Festival Canada.

Ashley Newport is a senior editor with QuickBite News (insauga.com inbrampton.com inhalton.com) who can write about pretty much anything, but has a particular fondness for food, restaurants and real estate. Ashley graduated from York University with a degree in Professional Writing in 2007 before going on to study Print Journalism at Sheridan College. She has written for publications specializing in a range of subjects, including healthcare, restaurants, hotels, furniture and lifestyle news.