Entrepreneurship

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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Just Vertical Gets Thumbs Up!

Over the weekend ICUBE was represented by Just Vertical, FetchIt and Dalriada Therapeutics who showcased and pitched their ventures at the Ontario Science Centre, as part of the Karafarin Entrepreneurship Expo. Out of 13 teams, Just Vertical earned the most audience votes for best venture idea. OonBox of U of T’s Engineering incubator, the Hatchery, placed …

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