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The Essential Elements of Opening your First Online Store

A #MadeBySFU workshop.

The Essential Elements of Opening your First Online Store

In this workshop, you will learn from Peter Lisiecki, SFU Spirit Shop Supervisor about the basics to opening your first online store. Regardless of which online store platform you use, there are essential elements that will help your customers understand and care about your brand and products, and ultimately make a purchase. Learn from our facilitator about the basics of getting set up and the key “Dos and Don’ts” of setting up an online store.

If you’re a competitor in #MadeBySFU, you absolutely need to attend and learn how to shape your product in the most optimal way.

Even if you haven’t entered the competition, you’re welcome to join and learn from the best on product entrepreneurship.

Date: Wednesday, September 29

Location: Online

You will receive the Zoom link to the workshop after registering.


We are collecting questions before the workshop! If you have any questions about product entrepreneurship, please fill out this form by Monday, September 27.

Participants are highly encouraged to submit questions to get the most out of this interactive workshop.


This workshop is presented as part of #MadeBySFU, an annual competition celebrating product entrepreneurs at Simon Fraser University. Competitors are judged for several prizes while selling and showcasing their products at the #MadeBySFU marketplace.

Visit https://bit.ly/AboutMadeBySFU2021 to learn more.


Peter Lisiecki, Supervisor, SFU Spirit Shop

About Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection

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 Essential Elements of Opening your First Online Store

Event Details

The Essential Elements of Opening your First Online Store

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


SFU Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection