Explore Entrepreneurship with BEC & EDGE

When:
August 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2020-08-24T13:00:00-04:00
2020-08-24T14:00:00-04:00
Cost:
Free
Join us and the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre to get a sneak peek of an upcoming video series that will help you launch your startup idea!

About this Event

This webinar will introduce our upcoming video series developed in collaboration with the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre (BEC). We’ll provide a sneak peek of the first video in the series, discuss why we’re launching the videos, who it’s for and how you can get valuable information to help you build your startup!

If you’re wondering what your first steps are to kickstart your entrepreneurial journey, this is the webinar for you. Feel free to come with specific questions for the presenters and we’ll answer them during the Question & Answer period.

An exciting announcement about the video series will also be made so be sure to tune in for the surprise!

You will:

  • Learn how you can access the video series on how to take your startup ideas to success.
  • Meet and network with representatives from BEC and EDGE who have the experience and knowledge to support your entrepreneurial journey.
  • Get answers to your specific questions about how you can make your startup ideas real.

SESSION FACILITATORS

Jennifer Vivian

Jennifer has over 15 years of experience working in Economic Development in the municipal sector and is known for her energy, optimism and strong belief in pursuing the things you are most passionate about. She has spent her career consulting with entrepreneurs to develop comprehensive business support services to further their goals and navigate the waters of entrepreneurship. She feels it’s crucial to surround entrepreneurs with a great team of professionals and provide them with programming to enable their success. For her, there is nothing more rewarding than helping entrepreneurs to explore their passion and contributing to the economic growth in Brampton.

John Lam

John started his entrepreneurship journey as an undergraduate and master’s student at University of Waterloo. Two startups later, he changed course and moved towards mentoring and coaching other entrepreneurs. John has helped numerous entrepreneurs grow their startup ideas through teaching entrepreneurship at Wilfrid Laurier University, and managing the incubators of University of Guelph and Wilfrid Laurier University’s Brantford campus. John’s journey also took him to many entrepreneurship and innovation centres around the world to learn about entrepreneurship from outside of Canada. Some notable places include San Francisco and Auckland, New Zealand. John is currently the Entrepreneurship Lead for EDGE in Brampton’s Davis Campus.