Entrepreneurship 101 series rolls through November with three great free events

Posted by Liam Britten

MaRS Discovery District’s long-running Entrepreneurship 101 series continues through November, and there are three great events coming up this month. These events are all free, and will be held at the MaRS Centre Auditorium from 5:30–6:30 p.m.

November 10th: Product Development

“Converting an idea or a lab prototype into a real, customer-ready product is no simple task. Learn how to turn your idea into a successful product by following the “V-model” of concept development. Learn how to differentiate between the steps of product development, including research, design, implementation, testing, verification, validation, operations and maintenance.”

Register here.

November 17th: Building a Business Model

Thinking carefully about economics and business strategy can mean the difference between having great technology and having a great company. This lecture focuses on clearly defining your business model, including how you’re going to make money with your product or service. Case studies are used to test concepts against a specific business.”

Register here.

November 24th: Lived it Lecture with Geoff Cape

“Geoff Cape is one of Canada's best known social entrepreneurs. He's the founder of Evergreen, a charitable organization that encourages Canadians to take a hands-on approach to improving the health of their cities. Evergreen focuses on integrating nature into urban design though sustainable greening projects in schoolyards, parks, communities and at Evergreen Brickworks, a unique environmental community centre in Toronto. Since its inception in 1990, Evergreen has grown to over 115 employees and several locations across Canada.”

Register here.

Company:
MaRS
Website:
http://www.marsdd.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

MaRS connects the communities of science, business and capital and fosters collaboration among them. This happens physically through location of research labs, companies of all sizes, business advisors, investors and professional services within the MaRS Centre and more broadly through hands-on advisory services, entrepreneurial programming, our structured networks and expanding electronic community. Located in... more


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Liam Britten

Liam Britten

Liam Britten is a writer and editor with a journalism background operating out of Vancouver. In addition to his work at Techvibes, he has been published in student publications across Canada, as well as local newspapers such as The MapleRidge-Pitt Meadows TIMES and The Langley Advance. An aficionado for the finer things in life — such as video games and sports — Liam is plugged into the tech... more



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