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YourTable: Give It Back Initiative with Tim Hortons Canada

  Eating alone, once considered as an oddity, has become a common practice for many people in today’s society. But did you know that eating alone are linked to a number of mental and physical health problems? Some studies suggest that this practice could lead to depression, obesity and metabolic syndrome. ICUBE startup YourTable, co-founded …

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Take a look at the future job market through the lens of Project ANT

Ever since the outbreak of Covid-19, the global job market has undergone tremendous change. Many employees were laid off as a result. Those who were lucky enough to keep their jobs had to adopt remote working style. Students and recent graduates seem to be very concerned and pessimistic about the current situation in the job …

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The Art of Change: Understanding & Managing our responses to ambiguity

Far from being an exclusive prerequisite for the c-suite, dealing with ambiguity is fast becoming a necessity for all levels within an organization. Operating with limited data, adapting to change, leading in an uncertain market has become a common place reality.  With the onset of the pandemic, the ability to lead with confidence and role-model …

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ICUBE Startup Pivots during the COVID-19 Pandemic

CivicsEngine is a non-partisan company that works with campaigns, election officials and other types of political entities to create Civic Engagement Opportunities, which are volunteer, internships and job positions geared towards high school and university students. According to the founder of CivicsEngine, Michael Goldman Brown Jr, the start-up builds more meaningful internship structures by not …

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Summer Cohort 2020: Starting a Business in the time of Covid-19

Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, many emerging entrepreneurs are passionately pursuing their entrepreneurial ventures in the face of adversity. Fourteen ambitious start-up teams from the University of Toronto and Sheridan College are hatching their business ideas in the summer Leap – Start Up League, hosted by ICUBE UTM and Edge Sheridan College. The participants come …

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