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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Conestoga Entrepreneurship Collective is driven by our vision of building entrepreneurial people and businesses.

 

Our mandate is to empower and inspire students, graduates and alumni to successfully participate in the Waterloo Region entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem. We do so by providing multiple pathways for engagement including; developing a new business, becoming a corporate innovator and providing support systems to the ecosystem.

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The goal of the Festival is to provide opportunities to investigate what happens in the Conestoga Entrepreneurship Collective, ideate concepts for new ventures and freelance businesses and celebrate the amazing entrepreneurs in the Conestoga community.

Investigate

Ideate

Celebrate

WHY ATTEND?

Get informed.  

 

You can’t win if you don’t play! Find out what the Collective has to offer and how we can potentially help you reach your goals. Hear from current members and watch entrepreneurs in action.

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Network

with your tribe. 

 

Everyone in attendance will be interested in innovation and entrepreneurship at Conestoga. Connect with your peeps!

Test the waters.

 

Does my idea count as a new venture? Could someone like me be an entrepreneur? Dip your toe in to see if the world of innovation and entrepreneurship is for you.

 
Info Sessions

Find out details about the programming in the Collective, how to apply and more.

Open Call for Ideas

Your chance to discuss your new business ideas with the pros. Is it any good? Let’s find out!

Panels

Peers and pros

tell it like it is.

Pitch Competition

The top startups from the Conestoga Venture Lab compete for $5,000!

 
SCHEDULE
10:00 AM
Conestoga Entrepreneurship Collective 101
11:00 AM
Venture Lab Info Session
Venture Lab Panel Discussion
12:00 PM
Venture Lab Open Call for Ideas
1:00 PM
Gig Lab Info Session
Special Announcement!
Gig Lab Panel Discussion
2:00 PM
Gig Lab Open Call for Freelancers
3:00 PM
Sales Lab Info Session
Sales Lab Panel Discussion
4:00 PM
Entrepreneurship Co-op Info Session
Entrepreneurship Co-op Panel Discussion
5:00 PM
EDI (Equality, Diversity, Inclusion) and Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion

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7:00 PM
Wilf Rieck Pitch Day @ Conestoga 2020
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 WILF RIECK CONESTOGA PITCH DAY 2020
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Got a question?
 

Rose Mastnak
Director, Conestoga Entrepreneurship Collective

rmastnak@conestogac.on.ca

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