Entrepreneurship support @ SFU
SFU has many different ways of engaging students and empowering them to build their own futures! But did you know that SFU also has its very own certificate in entrepreneurship and business incubator? Open to students from all faculties, the Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship and Coast Capital Saving’s Venture Connection run collaborative classes, immersive workshops, mentors meets, pitch competition and more! Sound interesting? Be sure to tune in Wednesday, September 23 at 11:00 AM to learn more from our service areas and what we offer!
Date: Wednesday, September 23
Location: Zoom (the link will be sent to you after registration)
Moderator: Sarah Lubik – Director of Entrepreneurship, Simon Fraser University
- Ben Chow – Operations Director, Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship
- Janice OBriain – Director, Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection
- Kamaldeep (Kam) Sembi – Director, Technology Licensing Office
- Lesley Duncan – Operations Director, SFU VentureLabs
Western Canada’s first university business incubator, Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection® is a university-wide incubator, entrepreneurship training program for students and recent alumni. From the initial business idea through to validation, Venture Connection® supports individuals exploring entrepreneurship possibilities. The program offers an early-stage business incubator, mentorship, co-op education terms, competitions, networking opportunities, workshops and seminars. Venture Connection® collaborates with all SFU faculties and departments, including the Beedie School of Business, the Faculty of Applied Sciences, the Faculty of Communication Arts and Technology, Work Integrated Learning and a wide-range of external partners. The program is supported by professional staff, including Mentors-in-Residence with substantial experience in a range of industries.
The Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship is the interdisciplinary home and educational hub for high-impact entrepreneurship and innovation at SFU.
The Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship presents the Discovery Foundation Tech 4 Impact Program – a blended program of inspirational Design Jams, speaker and mentorship series, mentor sessions linked to the SPARK online early-stage entrepreneurship resources, and the highly successful Discovery Foundation Embedded Mentors Program.
September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
SFU Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection