Author: Duncan McDowell

Come Jam with BlackBerry!

Got a big app idea? You’ve come to the right place. Startups are invited to apply for a 6-month residency in the BlackBerry Jam Space. BlackBerry has set up shop in the Communitech Hub, and it’s not your typical workspace. The BlackBerry Jam Space exists to engage, collaborate and share new ideas with developers. Get training, onsite developer support and programs that allow you to explore BlackBerry as a viable and exciting mobile platform. If you meet any of the following criteria, and are interested in free space in the Communitech Hub, fill out this form. You are an...

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The Big Idea Labs helps turn concepts into companies

The interactive workshop experience that helps you transform your big idea into a great business.   Learn how to use innovative, entrepreneurial thinking to maximize the feasibility and impact of your business idea. Open to current and aspiring entrepreneurs aged 18-39 across Southern Ontario, The Big Idea Labs workshops were created by Alex Bruton, award-winning entrepreneurship educator, innovator, speaker and creator of The Innographer.   Benefit from The Big Idea Pressure Test and The Big Idea Traction Studio workshops! Be more innovative. Have greater impact. Be inspired. Access up to $75,000 in financing and grants. Click here for dates and locations.    ...

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Grow Your Wireless Business – Wavefront Events

Date: Vancouver – November 19 Montréal – December 3 Toronto – December 5 Time: 9:00am – 6:30pm Cost: Wavefront Community Members – $25 Non-members – $50   50% of new companies fail in the first five years. 95% of those that make it past the five year mark hit a growth plateau. The core growth challenges faced by Canadian wireless startups and SMEs during the development stage are funding, sales & marketing, and talent. Join Wavefront and industry experts in a one day hands-on session, where we will address the three core challenges, discuss solutions, and offer advice for clearing hurdles to...

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A Taste of Social Good

Come to the Accelerator Centre and learn all about Capacity Waterloo Region and Social Venture Partners that are here for Social Good in Waterloo Region… and while you’re at it…taste some of the region’s best hand crafted beers & tacos. Thursday, November 28th 5pm – 7:30 pm Free admission RSVP: Presented by:  Capacity Waterloo Region Social Venture Partners   Sponsored by:  Taco Farm Block 3 Brewing Co. Grand River...

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U.S. Embassy Ottawa-Global Entrepreneurship Week. Supporting Canadian entrepreneurs investing in the United States

Google Hangout November 20, 2013 2:00 PM EST    Embassy experts will provide practical information for Canadian entrepreneurs traveling to or investing in the United States.  The program will include discussions of U.S. Customs regulations, shipment of goods across the border, information on visas, and other information to facilitate your cross-border business. Canadian entrepreneurs, who need to understand and comply with U.S. laws and regulations, will want to watch this program! The United States is proud to be one of 138 countries participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest recognition of the innovators and job creators who...

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