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Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Mon, 08/24/2015 - 9:45am

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Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:22pm

Looking to get involved in the innovation ecosystem outside of the Hunter Centre? Whether it’s sharing your knowledge with others, or connecting in with new people and experiences, we’ve got some great recommendations of ways for you to continue on your entrepreneurial journey.

Volunteer with Team Hunter

Team Hunter is an initiative that aims to pair students with professionals who are experienced in business development and have a desire to engage with passionate young entrepreneurs. In volunteering, you will have the opportunity to impart your knowledge and share your experience to help students succeed both personally and professionally. 

Learn more about the Team Hunter volunteer program....

Community Events at UCalgary

Startup Showcase

Startup Showcase is a new initiative designed to showcase the next wave of startups emerging from the University of Calgary. It builds on existing efforts to develop a community on campus where budding entrepreneurs and innovators pitch their startup concepts while connecting with students, faculty, and seasoned entrepreneurs to create collisions and help one another succeed. Come join us for this celebration of entrepreneurship on campus!

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Opportunities in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Events and Conferences in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

From networking events, to hackathons, to workshops; there are many opportunities to get involved in the broader entrepreneurial ecosystem. See what’s available in Calgary and beyond.

See what's available here...

Learn about Entrepreneurial Thinking

Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:19pm

Come listen to some inspiring speakers or enroll in a course to learn more about entrepreneurial thinking!

Wayne Henuset Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Wayne Henuset Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

This speaker series, featuring iconic entrepreneurs, is focused on entrepreneurial thinking. It engages the audience in conversations about strategic and tactical decisions that featured entrepreneurs faced, and provides insight into the resulting impact on their entrepreneurial journey.

Learn more about the Wayne Henuset Speaker Series...

Entrepreneurial Thinking Programs

Driving Business Innovation

This program focuses on business innovation as being the creation and capture of new value in new ways. You will be led through an end-to-end approach for developing breakthrough innovation: creating insights, generating business cases and developing actionable plans ready for immediate implementation. 

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Entrepreneurial Thinking

Business and organizational leaders rarely have an opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial thinking capacity. The Entrepreneurial Thinking program addresses this shortcoming by providing a venue where you can develop a working knowledge of what it means to think like an entrepreneur, and why such thinking is essential to you and your organization. 

Learn more about this program...

Build your Business

Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Thu, 08/27/2015 - 2:21pm

Forums such as new venture, business plan, and pitch competitions are valuable opportunities for innovators and entrepreneurs to hone and develop their ideas. By competing you gain access to mentorship and support for the commercialization concept, receive prize monies and in-kind support, and perhaps most importantly, such events provide a forum to showcase innovation to the investor community.

Pitch Competitions and Showcases

Energy New Venture Competition (February 28, 2017)

A platform for advancing emerging energy technology companies and concepts to the next level. Teams will be competing for cash and in-kind prizes and have the opportunity to work with investment experts at Innovate Calgary through our strategic event alliance.

Learn more about the Energy New Venture Competition...

Other Entrepreneurship Competitions

Pitch competitions are a great way to get your business model in front of experiences entrepreneurs and investors who can help you take it to the next level. See what opportunities are available here.

See what's available here...