Events

  • Venture Development Events

    Upcoming Venture Development Events

    Closing Your First Sale
    Date:
    Tuesday January 28, 2020
    Time: 
    5:00-6:30pm
    Location: 
    Brock University, Rankin Family Pavilion, Room 303
    Registration: 
    Here

    You have developed your product or service offering and your excited to present it to the world… what’s next? There’s a lot to consider when developing a sales plan for your startup or small business. Where will you find  customers? What pain points are you solving for them? How will you engage them? How will you keep track of the people you are selling to? In this presentation, Randy Hendriks from Venture Accelerator Partners will help you initiate a process of building  out your value proposition, and executing on the steps needed to make your first sale. He’ll discuss leveraging accessible tools for engaging and staying connected with prospects and clients. During the presentation, Randy will use participant examples and provide concrete tactics to help you close your first sale.

    Legal Workshop
    Date:
    Thursday February 6, 2020
    Time:
    5:00-7:00pm
    Location: 
    Brock University, Rankin Family Pavilion, Room 303
    Registration: 
    Here

    Learn all about what it takes to incorporate your business and learn about corporate finance, business law and intellectual property in our upcoming Legal Seminar. This interactive seminar will consist of 3 topics; business law, corporate finance and intellectual property. The presentation will be led by Ryan Hayes, Associate, at Osler, Hoskins & Harcourt LLP.

    What Lenders Are Looking For
    Date:
    Tuesday March 3, 2020
    Time:
    12:00-1:30pm
    Location: 
    Brock University, Rankin Family Pavilion, Room 303
    Registration: 
    Here

    The “What Lenders Are Looking For” workshop covers important information about how Canadian financial institutions assess the credit worthiness of startups and existing small businesses. It helps participants to understand (not necessarily agree with) their financial institutions.

    COMMUNITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP EVENTS

    Women in STEM
    Date:
    Friday January 31, 2020
    Time: 2:00 – 4:30pm
    Location: Rodman Hall Art Centre, 109 St. Paul Crescent, St.Catharines
    Cost: $35
    Registration: Here.

    Hear from keynote speaker, Dr. Kira Lussier, who will draw on the insights from the latest research on gender and diversity in STEM organizations, so that we can think together about the ways that organizations can help or hinder women.

    Learn@Lunch – Market Intelligence Workshop
    Date:
    Wednesday February 26, 2020
    Time: 12:00 – 2:00pm
    Location: Innovate Niagara, 43 Church Street, St.Catharines
    Cost: $10
    Registration: Here.

    Struggling to find information about your market? Not sure if the data you found in Google is reliable? You’re not alone! Market research is vital to the success of any business but it can be intimidating to tackle. Come to the MaRS Market Intelligence workshop!

    Tech Mashup
    Date:
    Tuesday March 3, 2020
    Time: 5:00-7:00pm
    Location: Niagara Artists Centre
    Registration: Here.

    Join us for the first Tech Mashup of 2020 at Niagara Artists Centre on Tuesday, March 3 from 5 – 7 p.m. for your chance to meet tech entrepreneurs, students and researchers in Niagara!

    Learn@Lunch: Canada’s Economic Immigration Programs
    Date:
    Thursday March 5, 2020
    Time: 11:00-12:30pm
    Location: Innovate Niagara, 43 Church Street, St.Catharines
    Cost: $10
    Registration: Here.

    Learn how Canada’s economic immigration programs can be used to support your company’s hiring needs and help drive economic growth

    Build Your Online Store
    Date:
    Tuesday March 10, 2020
    Time: 12:00-2:30pm
    Location: Innovate Niagara, 43 Church Street, St.Catharines
    Cost: $10
    Registration: Here.

    Do you sell your products online? Do you dream of adding an ecommerce revenue stream?Whether you have questions about your existing Shopify store or you are just getting started, this workshop is just what you need! In this workshop we will start from the very beginning. We will create our Shopify stores together, add products as well as demystify any questions around collections and best practices. We will also walk you through what channels to sell on depending on your product.

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