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January 2021

Black Career Conference (BCC) 2021

January 15 @ 5:00 pm - January 16 @ 7:00 pm
Online
Free

Black Career Conference (BCC) provides Black students, graduates, and entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from industry professionals and each other. The conference’s programming spans across industries to provide streamlined opportunities for both attendees aligned to a particular career path and to those open to exploring their career options. The most recent Black Career Conference hosted in January 2020 drew in over 250 attendees rendering BCC the largest career conference of its kind in Canada.

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Application Deadline: Rice Business Plan Competition 2021

January 17

Join the world's richest and largest graduate student startup event! Apply in one of 5 sectors, get insight into what investors look for in a venture, dive into the entrepreneurship ecosystem, fine-tune your message to reach over 250 judges and 1,000 attendees and compete for more than $1 million in prizes! Apply to the RBPC if your Startup: is student-driven, student-created and/or student-managed has at least two current student founders or management team members, and at least one of those…

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Speaker Series: Maximizing the Potential of Minimally Invasive Surgery

January 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online
Free

Zaid Atto, CEO of XPAN Inc. will be sharing his entrepreneurial story. The Hatchery Speaker Series is part of The Entrepreneurship Hatchery’s Evangelism activities to foster the entrepreneurial mindset across the University of Toronto community. The series welcomes all UofT students from different backgrounds including Engineering students who are currently enrolled in Entrepreneurship courses. The Speaker Series aims to inspire students through first-hand insights from Entrepreneurs and industry leaders.

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Ask Me Anything: Why Intellectual Property Is More Than Just Patents

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online
Free

This Ask Me Anything Session, hosted by Innovation Economist, Charles Plant and Intellectual Property Advisor, Alexis Conrad Black, will provide an overview of Canada’s IP landscape, as well as discuss strategies for startups to ensure that their IP helps them win in an increasingly competitive environment. In order to survive (and thrive!) in the innovation economy, it is vital for companies to see intellectual property differently. Tech startups and scale-ups need to embrace the creation of new forms of IP…

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Application Deadline: Stu Clark New Venture Championships: Graduate Edition

January 20

The Stu Clark New Venture Championships: Graduate Edition is a premier competition and represents a prestigious, international academic opportunity designed to mimic the real world process of starting a new venture while rewarding innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit. The 2021 competition will be hosted virtually and is open to all graduate students internationally and students gain real experience while developing and growing new ventures based on the student created, managed or owned ventures. Application Deadline: January 20, 2021.

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MaRS and Merck Canada Lung Cancer Innovation Challenge Launch

January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
Free

This upcoming January 20, 2021, MaRS and Merck Canada are launching the Lung Cancer Innovation Challenge. The competition asks Ontario-based innovators to identify, implement and scale solutions that can enhance a lung cancer patient's journey by seeking to reduce the length of time between diagnosis and treatment for lung cancer patients, and enable improved treatment outcomes. Finalists will receive up to $100,000 for their submission with the potential for additional funding to scale their solution across Ontario. The challenge’s virtual…

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The Distributed Future: Starting your Next Startup in Small Town Canada

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

In 2020, employees across North America found themselves working from home for the first time. The experience prompted many people to reflect on their career aspirations, personal relationships, and future goals. The challenges with life in the big city, many people realized, outweighed the positives. If you can work from anywhere in the country, why not choose a location that you love? This special TechTO Primetime livestream explores the idea of starting or growing a company outside a major urban…

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LaunchLab Info Session

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online
Free

Have you ever considered forming a startup company and commercializing your research? UofT’s Hatchery LaunchLab program is specifically structured to support grad student’s and PI’s with the platform and resources to conceive, develop, and form a startup company! The goal is to provide support and funding, and to enable follow-on investment for engineering research-based startups. Interested in learning more? Join the 45-minute webinar with the LaunchLab where they will discuss the framework, offerings, admission criteria, take questions and highlight some…

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Panel Discussion: Brick & Mortar to Click & Order: Retail Experience in 2021

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online
Free

2020 has transformed retail, forcing brands to reconsider and re-invest in the way they market and sell their products among increased online competition. Top brands like Ikea and Nike now offer faster shipping and one-click checkout for seamless UX, as well as AR/VR experiences that allow customers to “touch-and-feel” their preferred products. There has also been an increased focus on omni-channel selling, most notably on social media, with a record of $23.3 billion in social commerce sales expected by the…

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Adams Innovation Competition and Sustainability Awards

January 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online via Zoom
Free

On January 21st, we will hear six teams pitch their student-led startups, projects, or ideas that stand to make a sweeping impact in sustainability today. The top three winning teams will each receive $10,000, $7,500 and $5,000 respectively, with the three runner-up teams each receiving additional prizes of $1,000 each. This exciting two-hour event is an opportunity to learn from sustainability leaders from across our three campuses.

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