August 18, 2017 – Toronto, ON – CNE Emerging Innovators Pitch Competition
Canada’s brightest young innovators converge in The Garage over three days (August 18 - 20) to pitch their cutting edge inventions, as they compete for prize money and in-kind services.
Top winners of each category will win a $5000.00 cash prize and will then go on to compete in the Ontario Semi-Finals on August 20 @ 2:30 pm. Top two winners of the Ontario and Alberta Semi-Finals will compete in the National Finals held on August 20 @5:30 pm for the chance to win the top prize of $25,000.00!
Complete the entry form before June 7: https://oce.formstack.com/forms/cnepitch2017
October 26, 2017 – Toronto, ON – Babson Entrepreneur's Boot Camp at OCE
Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned entrepreneur with a new idea, or an executive looking to bring entrepreneurial thinking into the workplace, with Babson’s Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp at OCE, you’ll discover how to capitalize on opportunity to create a thriving business.
What You Will Learn
In this interactive program, you will gain tools and strategies for determining the feasibility of your entrepreneurial venture so you will have the confidence at the end of the program to launch a new business or grow and reinvigorate an existing business. Throughout the program, you will apply what you are learning to your business idea and conclude by pitching your business to the group.
• Business models
• Value proposition and differentiation
• Customer acquisition
• Financial modeling
Hear from faculty and past participants in this video.
Date: October 26-28, 8:30am-5:00pm
Location: Ontario Centres of Excellence, 325 Front Street West, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2Y1