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MONDAY, OCTOBER 25TH @ 12:00PM
Conestoga Entrepreneurship Collective 101

What is the Conestoga Entrepreneurship Collective and what does it have to offer? It's a place that empowers members of the Conestoga community to pursue their entrepreneurship potential! Interested in starting a business, monetizing your professional skills or launching a career in high-tech sales? Join us to learn about the different programs, educational opportunities and events offered by the Collective. The Director of the Collective and the coaching team will be on hand to answer your questions and let you know how you can get involved. 

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 25TH @ 5:00PM
Women in the Conestoga Venture Lab

While the pillars of new venture development don’t change based on the profile of the entrepreneur, the experience certainly does. Join this conversation with female entrepreneurs from the Venture Lab to discuss their experience in the rough and tumble world of entrepreneurship. 

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH @ 12:00PM
Entrepreneurship @ Conestoga for International Students

If you are an international student and have dreams of starting your own business in Canada, this session is for you! We will discuss the specific challenges and opportunities and you’ll hear from a panel of international students that have launched their dreams in the Collective. 

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH @ 5:00PM
High-tech Sales Careers for International Students

Interested in an exciting and lucrative career after graduation? Check out B2B sales at high-growth technology companies in the region. Join us to learn about the Conestoga Sales Lab, Canada’s only incubator for sales careers. This is a great opportunity for international students to leverage previous experience in your home country and these positions fall under an approved NOC code to accumulate points for your PR. Join us to find out more and meet some international students who have been through the Sales Lab and are now working at major tech firms in the region. 

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27TH @ 12:00PM
Diversity and Community Entrepreneurship

The Conestoga Entrepreneurship Collective champions entrepreneurship for all. Diversity of thought, background, goals and beliefs are critical components of innovation. Join us to talk about how entrepreneurship can be one way to make a positive impact in the community and the world. This is an opportunity to find out more about a program supporting Black entrepreneurship in the region called LiftOff and to learn about the journey of social entrepreneurship from some graduates of the Conestoga Venture Lab. The winners of the 2021 Equitable Life Community Venture Award will also be announced here.