Entrepreneurship Week

Posted Mar 15th, 2016 in resource

Entrepreneurship Week

Entrepreneurship Week is a week-long burst of youth entrepreneurship activity across the region, led by Niagara College’s entrepreneurship hub, ncTakeOff, the Niagara College Student Administrative Council, Brock University’s BioLinc, and the Brock University Students’ Union. The week of events, workshops, pitch competitions (and more!) kicks off with a hype night on March 21st and ends with a networking social on March 24th.

See below for NC-affiliated events. For complete listing of events and all the buzz, follow #EWeekNiagara on Twitter.


Self-Employment Fair
Niagara College-NOTL Campus, Lower Hallway & Main Floor Hallway
Drop by anytime between 11am-2pm
A showcase of local entrepreneur service providers and Niagara College student entrepreneurs who can inspire and advance your business dreams!

Fireside Chats
Niagara College-NOTL Campus, The Armoury
Join us for lunch in The Armoury and learn from local entrepreneurs and entrepreneur service providers in "New York Minute"-style presentations.

Enactus NC Club Meeting
Niagara College-NOTL Campus, W215
Enactus helps shape entrepreneurial student leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health across the world. Enactus NC is Niagara College’s entrepreneurship club which meets every week at NOTL campus. More information at https://getinvolved.niagaracollege.ca/organization/enactus

First Ontario Performing Arts Centre
E-Night is a celebration of youth entrepreneurship in Niagara. Entrepreneurs – aspiring and seasoned – are invited to learn about Niagara’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and be inspired by speaker and social entrepreneur, Eric Thomas. Eric Thomas, PhD, is a critically acclaimed author, world renowned speaker, and consultant to Fortune 500 companies and major sports teams within the NFL, NBA, and MLB. *There is a VIP reception for entrepreneurs from 6-7pm hosted in the adjacent lobby.... for tickets, contact ncTakeOff
Claim your free ticket via https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/entrepreneurship-week-presents-eric-thomas-tickets-22742050084?aff=es2


Lunch n’ Learn: Business Modeling with the Lean Canvas
Niagara College-Welland Campus, S202
Facilitator: Rachel Crane, Professor, Niagara College School of Business and Management 
In this workshop, learn about how to organize, validate and commercialize your business idea with Maurya's Business Model Canvas. As lunch will be provided. Walk-ins are welcomed but to ensure you have secured your spot, please RSVP via getinvolved.niagaracollege.ca/organization/ncTakeOff

Dinner n' Learn: Networking 101
Niagara College-NOTL Campus, E106
Facilitator: Jennifer Howarth, Executive Director, Niagara College Student Administrative Council
In this workshop, you will learn how to develop and hone the key skills needed to turn a networking opportunity into your next job lead or career opportunity. Refreshments will be provided. Walk-ins are welcomed but to ensure you have secured your spot, please RSVP via getinvolved.niagaracollege.ca/organization/ncTakeOff


Entrepreneur Community
Niagara College-Niagara Falls Campus, Atrium
An entrepreneurship community emerging at Niagara Falls campus! Join this new group of students as they work alongside new companies to support them in starting up.

Pitch Perfect Competition
Niagara College-Welland Campus, Simcoe S160
For the first time ever, Niagara College’s entrepreneurship hub (ncTakeOff), Student Administrative Council and the Niagara Angel Network present “Pitch Perfect” – a pitch competition for early-stage student-led companies. Refine your business pitch, connect with potential angel investors, and enter to win $1000 in cash and $3000 in marketing startup services. Event details, including application process, at: http://www.nctakeoff.ca/site/pitch-perfect


NEXTNiagara Social
Niagara College-NOTL Campus, The Armoury
Meet and mingle with other like-minded students and young professionals. Register online via nnsocial.eventbrite.ca


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