Entrepreneurship expertise and insights
Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship webinar series has it all
Whether you’re an aspiring or established entrepreneur, you can gain insights and expertise from a slate of successful business leaders and industry experts in the Stu Clark Centre of Entrepreneurship webinar series.
February 21, 2024 – Building a Social Enterprise: Harnessing the Power of Community
Establishing an online community holds immense potential for social entrepreneurship. Through the creation of a platform where individuals with shared interests can connect, exchange ideas, and offer support, you have the opportunity to cultivate a network of passionate individuals committed to driving positive change in the world. Speaker to be announced.
March 6, 2024 – Navigating the Valley of Death: Survival & Growth Strategies for Startups
Embarking on the entrepreneurial journey is far from a linear path. It is a challenging pursuit where entrepreneurs often encounter the formidable obstacle known as the “valley of death.” This critical phase occurs between initial funding and generating sustainable revenues, during which startups grapple with attracting investors, building a customer base, and refining their product. Our esteemed panel of entrepreneurs has triumphed over these hurdles and now leads thriving ventures. They will share invaluable insights, drawing from their diverse experiences of both successes and failures.
March 21, 2024 – Its All About Money
Establishing robust financial strategies is a fundamental pillar for the success of any early-stage startup. These strategies serve as a compass, steering the business towards financial stability and long-term growth. Delve into the critical importance of developing and implementing effective financial strategies right from the outset of your startup journey. Discover the key steps to crafting a comprehensive financial plan that aligns with your business goals and drives sustainable growth. Learn invaluable techniques for setting ambitious financial targets and gaining the tools to meet them.
April 3, 2024 – Elevate & Innovate: Unpacking Retail Wisdom with David Segal, Founder of DAVIDsTEA and Mad Radish
Join us for an exciting Fireside chat with David Segal Founder of DAVIDsTEA and Mad Radish | Retail Visionary and Branding Expert as we dive into the captivating journey of a true retail visionary and branding expert. David’s story is one of relentless passion, innovation, and unwavering dedication to his craft. From humble beginnings to building two iconic brands, David’s entrepreneurial spirit has led him on an extraordinary path. The conversation with the elite innovator will uncover the secrets behind his unparalleled success in the retail world, learning from the challenges he faced and the triumphs he celebrated.
This event is sponsored by The Associates & Young Associates.
May 8, 2024 – Funding Opportunities for Entrepreneurs
Funding is critical for entrepreneurs as it provides the necessary resources to bring their ideas to life. Without funding, entrepreneurs may struggle to cover initial costs such as research and development, manufacturing, or marketing. Additionally, funding can help entrepreneurs scale their businesses and reach a wider audience. Pocketed is a platform that provides funding opportunities for entrepreneurs and helps them access grants from various programs. Join us to learn about how they can support your startup.