Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

MaRS Entrepreneurship 101 Lecture Series

  • Every Wednesday from 6-7pm, BioLinc will be live streaming the MaRS Entrepreneurship 101 series in the BioLinc Conference room (Cairns 209M)
  • MaRS Entrepreneurship 101 is Canada's largest live and online entrepreneurship course that covers the fundamentals of starting and building a new venture
  • The course culminates in the Up-Start! Competition, in which selected participants pitch their businesses to a panel of seasoned investors for a chance to win a $15,000 prize.
  • To participate in E101 and become eligible for the Up-Start! Competition register to attend online here or attend in-person every Wednesday at BioLinc
    Upcoming MaRS E 101 Lectures
  1. Lived it Lecture - January 7, 2015
  2. Marketing Communications/ B2C Sales - January 14, 2015
  3. Networking for Entrepreneurs - January 21, 2015

For further information on MaRS and the Entrepreneurship 101 series, please refer to their website.
 

Improving Your Pitch Weekend

Join us on Saturday January 17 and Sunday January 18, 2015 for the Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship 'Improving your Pitch' weekend.This weekend will focus on helping participants improve their presentation skills when pitching their business idea. There will also be seminars and a mentorship component to the weekend.

Saturday January 17, 2015
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Location: Brock University, Cairns 207

On Saturday January 17, participants will start the day off with a seminar on "From Dreams to Delivery: Product & Process Design". In the afternoon, participants will each have 3 minutes to pitch their business idea. Mentors will attend the pitches and after the pitches are complete, participants will have the opportunity to meet with mentors 1-on-1 through a 'speed-dating' type event and will receive feedback and advice on their pitch.

Sunday January 18, 2015
Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Location: Brock University, Cairns 207

On Sunday January 18, participants will have a seminar in the morning. In the afternoon participants will pitch their business idea again (3 minutes each) improving their pitches based on the feedback they received yesterday. A prize will be awarded to the participant that shows the most improvement.

To register, click here

Personality Dimensions Seminar

Date: Monday, January 26, 2015
Time: 5:00-8:00pm, Cairns 207 at Brock University

  •  First KSE seminar of the new year

To register, click here

 
A Day in the Life Seminar - Are you ready for the entrepreneurial lifestyle? Turning activity into results

Date: Tuesday February 3, 2015
Time: 2:00-5:00pm, Cairns 207 at Brock University

  • In an ever-shifting and increasingly demanding business environment, learn to take a critical eye and pragmatic approach to the essentials of planning, prioritizing and productivity.
  • Informative seminar led by Rashmi Biswas
  • This workshop is part of the Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship program and is open for youth ages 18-29 to attend

To register, click here
 

Selling, Marketing and Creating Customer Value Workshop

Date: Thursday February 12, 2015
Time: 9:00-noon in Cairns 207 at Brock University

  • This informative workshop will be led by Herb MacKenzie
  • Focus on principals from both marketing and personal selling that can help you manage relationships with customers and customer organizations.
  • This workshop is part of the Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship program and is open for youth ages 18-29 to attend

To register, click here

 

Personal Branding Seminar

Date: Tuesday February 24, 2015
Time: 9:00am - noon, Cairns 207 at Brock University

  • This seminar will be led by Janice Locke
  • Learn how to influence and control your reputation, your image and the intangible perceptions and unconscious feelings you create in others
  • This workshop is part of the Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship program and is open for youth ages 18-29 to attend

To register, click here
 

Business Analytics

Date: Monday March 2, 2015
Time: 9:00am - noon, Cairns 207 at Brock University

  • This important workshop focused on business analytics will be led by Anteneh Ayanso
  • This workshop is part of the Kick-Starting Entrepreneurship program and is open for youth ages 18-29 to attend

 To register, click here