BioLinc Events

Upcoming BioLinc Events

You Talking to Me? Networking Seminar
Date: 
October 17, 2018 
Time:
 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Location:
Brock University, Cairns Complex, Cairns 207. 
Cost: Free, register here. 

In this seminar you will learn how to change your mental attitude towards networking and enjoy the pursuit of a larger network. The workshop will be led by Marsha Shandur founder of YesYesMarsha, a company which prides itself on bringing out the unforgettable aspects of others. She will lead the way and help you work on your networking abilities, teaching you how to be more confident while networking.

BioLinc Up!
Date: 
October 23, 2018 
Time:
 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Location:
Brock University, Cairns Complex, Scotiabank Atrium, 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, St. Catharines
Cost: Free, register here. 

Come meet the members of BioLinc at our bi-annual event, BioLinc Up! Entrepreneurs, students, graduates, researchers and businesses are welcome to attend for an evening of networking! Come and enjoy an evening of hors d’oeuvre and light refreshments while also expanding your networking and meeting other entrepreneurs!

COMMUNITY Entrepreneurship EVENTS

iHub’s MAD-Learn workshop
Date:
September 19, 2018 
Time:
 9:00AM – 3:00PM
Location:
Education Research & Innovation Hub, DSBN Academy, 130 Louth Street, St. Catharines
Cost:
Free, register here.

If you haven’t heard of MAD-learn yet, it’s an easy-to-use mobile app development tool for use in Elementary schools. Using the design thinking process, MAD-learn prepares today’s students for tomorrow’s careers by exposing them to all aspects of product development.

iHub Innovation’s Inaugural Medical Make-A-Thon
Date: 
Thursday September 20, 2018
Time:
 10:00am – 4:00pm
Location: 
Clickback Innovation Hub, 110 James Street, Accel North Floor, St. Catharines Ontario
Cost:
$30 – $60, register here.

Unleash your creativity and problem-solving skills to 3D print medical solutions to potentially save lives, time, and money. Medical Make-A-Thon participants learn how to 3D print, curate, or create life-saving or life-changing solutions for you and your loved ones. All ages and backgrounds are welcome to participate. No prior design or 3D printing experience required. Proceeds support Medical Makers humanitarian projects.

Story Telling
Date: 
Thursday September 20, 2018
Time:
 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Location: 
PenFinancial Credit Union, 295 Fourth Ave, St. Catharines
Cost:
Free, SOLD OUT

Join us for a full day workshop where we will delve into the methodologies and techniques of storytelling. Humanos Institute will be leading the workshop and helping us explore the ways in which your organization can convey its value proposition from a social impact perspective. This workshop looks closely at the human interest of business and social enterprise with a social lense, but is open to all enterprises interested in crafting a compelling narrative.

iHub’s Innovation Matters
Date:
September 20, 2018 
Time:
 4:00PM – 6:30PM
Location:
Clickback Innovation Hub, 110 James Street St. Catharines
Cost:
Free, Register here. 

Join the ihub team, our educational partners from the District School Board of Niagara, Brock University, Niagara College; and Innovate Niagara along with our growing community of educators, administrators, industry partners, Portfolio Companies, and community leaders for an afternoon of refreshments, announcements and networking!

Innovate Niagara’s Entrepreneurship 101
Date:
September 24 – October 24, 2018.
Time: 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Cost: Sign up now 50% off, register here. 

This course is presented by MaRS Discovery District, in partnership with Innovate Niagara. It is a  5-week course offers a mix of materials for every style of learning, weekly mentorship from expert practitioners and the tools you need to create your startup all in one place.

You’ll experience:
• Over 30 video lessons from Canada’s top entrepreneurs
• 1 project a week, for 5 weeks, and you can take as long as you want to finish the course
• 5 hours of learning a week, fit around your schedule
• Weekly live discussions
• Access to the MaRS E101 community on Slack
• Continued help post-course

Innovate Niagara’s Introduction to Leadership
Date:
September 28, 2018.
Time: 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Location: Brock University, Cairns Complex, Room 207
Cost: $100.00 (fully refundable if client), register here. 

Introduction to Leadership is for entrepreneurs who are first time leaders . They might have lead teams in the past but want to become aware of different leadership styles and approaches, so they can more effectively lead their teams. You will learn the top leadership skills that help make entrepreneurs successful and become aware of the different leadership behaviours that will affect your team. You will also use these insights to create interview questions for perspective partners as you build your leadership team.

Technovation Challenge – New Mentor Information Session
Date:
 Wednesday October 3, 2018
Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Location: Education Research & Innovation Hub, DSBN Academy, 130 Louth Street, St. Catharines
Cost: Free

New to Technovation Challenge? Want to learn more about how Technovation works toward closing the tech gender gap by empowering girls to learn coding? Join us!

Innovate Niagara’s Starting Lean: Value Proposition
Date:
 Friday, October 5 and October 12, 2018. (2 Sessions, 4 hours each)
Time: 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Location: Brock University, Cairns Complex, Room 207
Cost: $100 (fully refundable if client), register here. 

This two-part workshop series is designed to help early-stage ventures understand the Lean Startup approach and learn ways to start collecting feedback from potential customers. The tools and frameworks covered in the workshop will help you to lower the risk associated with launching your new product or business. Our approach will also help new ventures to better understand how sales and marketing activities can be organized to land the first customers.

So You Want To Get Into Educational Technology! How iHub Helps EdTech Startups Go To Market!
Date:
 Thursday November 22
Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Brock University, Arthur Schmon Tower 105
Cost: register here. 

This presentation will provide an overview of the network that ihub leverages and in-house services that ihub provides to help Educational Technology (EdTech) companies penetrate the K12 market. After introducing attendees to what EdTech is, presenters will walk attendees through entrepreneurial development process and how ihub assists EdTech companies at these stages – from ideation to piloting using examples from ihub Graduate Company, Prodigy.

Innovate Niagara’s Business Model Canvas
Date:
 Friday November 23 and November 30, 2018 (2 Sessions, 4 hours each)
Time: 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Location: Brock University, Cairns Complex, Room 207
Cost: $100.00 (fully refundable if client) register here. 

In this two-part workshop series, we follow Steve Blank’s methodology and introduce startups to Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas and the analytical process required to validate their business model. The workshops are highly interactive and all participants will be able to design their own business model during the series.

 

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