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Diverse Business Models

Explore different types of business models to determine what is the best fit for your venture. Learn the difference between a for-profit, non-profit, cooperative, partnership, benefit corporation, and more models. Explore the pros and the cons of each, and start an action plan with next steps for pursuing the venture that will work best for …

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ICUBE Pitch 2020 puts the Spotlight on Female Entrepreneurs

According to the experiment conducted by MIT, Wharton and Harvard, male entrepreneurs are 60% more likely to succeed at pitch competitions compared to female entrepreneurs, even when the content narrated is identical.  The reason is that pitches narrated by males are considered to be more logical, credible and persuasive. Furthermore, voice pitch from low to …

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Roll out the Red Carpet for RollScooters – E-Scooter Sharing Near You

Roll Scooters is Rolling Out  University of Toronto startup Roll Scooters is racing toward its goal: to introduce electric scooters (e-scooters) in a way that is safe, legal and tailored to Canada. The E-scooters market has been around for a few years, but growing concerns about its safety and viability have kept Canadian governments from …

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ICUBE – UTM Startups win at Sheridan’s Philanthropitch Competition – Solutions with Impact

UTM Startups attended the Philanthropitch Competition hosted Sheridan College’s EDGE Network startup incubator.  This event provides exposure and money for NFPs that are ready to scale sustainable business models or programs. The Oakville Community Foundation generously presented a $25,000 cheque for the four event prizes. “There’s a lot that can be achieved by investing in …

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Engaging the Future – Welcoming Students from the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education

On July 7th, ICUBE UTM welcomed over 30 visitors from the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education. As part of the recruitment initiatives at UTM, ICUBE along with the department of Institute for Management & Innovation (IMI) presented the importance of engaging entrepreneurial thinking and experiential learning. The goal of our presentation was to showcase …

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