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International Women's Day Breakfast

 

We are proud to present our annual International Women's Day breakfast! Come solo, with a  friend, or grab your group of ladies and join us for this inspiring day! We have an amazing speaker lineup that are sure to inspire you with their incredible stories in business and in life. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Food Venture Program - Starter Company Plus

 

Explore your food business idea from many angles, and arrive at a plan to get your food business idea off the ground.

 

During this 12 week program, you will get learn about:

  • Market Feasibility of your idea
  • Competitive Analysis, Constraints and Channels
  • Financial Feasibility
  • Food Products Sales Processes
  • Food Processing Equipment & Usage
  • Guidelines for Food Packaging   
  • Business Plan Development
  • Sanitation Training
  • Recipe Development
  • Mentoring
  • Business Plan Coaching

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Social Enterprise Series

 

Delivered over 5 sessions you will learn the essential elements of starting and operating a Social Enterprise and funding options available, develop skills in business planning, customer evaluation; strategy and implementation; operations; financial tools and projections. If you are an existing business, you will learn how to shift your current operational model towards sustainability.

 

Participants in Social Enterprise series will have access to 3 workshops and related materials, 2 Peer to Peer sessions and opportunity to book one on one meetings with a Social Enterprise Coach / Business Advisor.


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Summer Company

 

Now is the time to give entrepreneurship a try! Summer Company is the perfect opportunity to try being your own boss. Summer Company offers a $3000 grant and provides valuable business training, mentoring, and coaching. You have the business idea, we'll help you make it work.To qualify for the program, you must be between the ages of 15-29 and attending school next year.

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