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COMM 466 New Venture Design Demo Day

COMM 466 New Venture Design (NVD) is a six-credit interdisciplinary course that will give you the knowledge and practical experience to produce a viable product prototype, and a business plan to ensure its success in the marketplace.

Stop by Demo Day where students from the current class will be demonstrating their projects in a trade fair format.

Date: Tuesday, March 27
Time: any time from 6:30 to 8:00pm
Location: David Lam 005 & 009 (Learning Lab below Triple O's)

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Next Founders 2018

Next Founders is an intensive, transformational program for high-potential founders of massively scalable ventures looking to grow. The program connects a select group of startup founders with an elite network of entrepreneurs, investors and senior business leaders, as well as an unparalleled startup education curriculum.

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Sauder Social Entrepreneurship Kenya information session

Sauder Social Entrepreneurship (SSE) provides a unique opportunity for UBC students to use business education as a means to produce a positive impact and help young Kenyan entrepreneurs succeed.

SSE Kenya is a student-led, four-week course delivered in Nairobi each summer. Participants learn about other cultures, how businesses are created and grow in different contexts, and the role of education, mentorship, and volunteerism on economic development.

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Tec de Monterrey Social Innovation Summer Program

Earn three credits while working on a challenge-based learning project for Mexican NGOs and indigenous communities. Work with local indigenous artisans, rural communities on safe water systems, or an ecotourism centre. Contribute to the local community through challenge-based learning projects. Partner with fellow students, local communities and civil organizations to create innovative solutions to social problems facing vulnerable populations in southern Mexico.

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Sauder Social Entrepreneurship Kenya information sessions

Are you passionate about social entrepreneurship, international development, and global issues? Sauder Social Entrepreneurship (SSE) provides a unique opportunity for UBC students to use business education as a means to produce a positive impact and help young Kenyan entrepreneurs succeed. 

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Building Bridges: Connecting Entrepreneurship in Asia and Vancouver

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and the Cansbridge Fellowship would like to invite you to an event on entrepreneurship in Asia and Vancouver. At Building Bridges, the goal is to connect young Canadians who are interested in entrepreneurship with local government bodies, renowned Vancouver entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. You'll hear insights from experienced business leaders and their lessons learned from experiences in the dynamic economies of Asia.

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e@UBC recruitment and open house

Entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC) is recruiting for 2017/2018 ventures in the Life Sciences, Core Tech, and Impact streams. This year they're introducing a staged journey for ventures, equipping them with the skills and knowledge essential for building a startup. This journey requires commitment and deliverables at every stage, and accepted ventures will be supported through the journey to investment and growth. 

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NEXT Canada at UBC

Next 36 is a NEXT Canada initiative that delivers a world-class founder development program to Canada’s most promising young entrepreneurs. The program provides a select group of undergraduate students and recent grads with a unique combination of education, mentorship, and up to $60,000 in seed investment to launch a new business. 

Attend an information session on September 28 to learn about the program, application timelines, what you can expect, and more. You'll also have a chance to ask questions and hear from some of UBC's Next 36 alumni.

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Queen's Entrepreneurs' Competition

Each year the Queen's Entrepreneurs' Competition receives numerous business plan submissions from around the globe. The top 15 teams are selected and invited to Toronto to pitch their business plans to a panel of Canadian business leaders. There are over $75,000 in prizes awarded throughout the final weekend for the top pitching entrepreneurs. 

Application process
Round One: Submit a 10 page business plan, a 5 minute recorded presentation, and the presentation deck used in the video.

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