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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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Are you a co-op student looking to spend a work term in a unique and exciting environment? Come hear from previous startup co-ops as they share their experiences working in Canada’s most productive incubator! Three students who worked for companies in the Velocity Garage will share the ups, downs, and day to day life in a startup.

Current startups that are hiring co-ops will be there to meet with and discuss their available positions. Be sure to come out and get a leg up on the competition!

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Don't make these mistakes! Brought to you by the people who made them. 

Starting a company isn’t easy. Fortunately for you, there’s people who’ve done it, made mistakes, and want you to learn from those mistakes! Join us for a Q&A panel geared towards the common and frequent mistakes made during the startup journey. These people have been there and seen it all, so don’t miss the opportunity to learn from their experiences.

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

This week our Start Coach, Phil Everson will take you through the ins and outs of business models, specifically the lean business canvas. Join us and walk away with the tools to create your own rockin’ business model!

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Thursday, May 30, 2019 — 7:00 PM EDT

Have you been hearing about Velocity but don’t know what that is? Interested in entrepreneurship but aren’t sure where to start? Come out to this workshop to learn about Velocity and all the resources we have to offer, meet like-minded students, and start your entrepreneurial journey!

Join us for an introduction to Velocity, fun activities, and some tasty food! Register to reserve your spot and food. 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Come on out to this incredible workshop to learn about topics relating to market validation. By the end of the night you’ll be an expert yourself in interacting with the right people and asking the right questions to determine whether your idea could be a viable business. You’ll also appreciate the value of getting honest feedback. Don’t miss out on this event!

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

This week is all about perfecting your pitch! We will show you the different components of a pitch, and you will have the chance to practice informally with your peers. Learn from experienced and winning pitch coaches, Patrick Martinson; Campus Lead Mentor, Velocity, and Phil Everson; Velocity Startup Coach.

 You will walk away from this workshop ready to create the perfect pitch.

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

COME OUT TO VELOCITY START AND BYSB!

Come join us to learn about the basics of setting up your startups brand and the online platforms available to help you! Learn about the importance of establishing a brand, how to establish a brand, and the tools available to help you establish your brand.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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This workshop will address general legal and accounting considerations that will affect your business. Learn about the “nitty gritty” details of setting up your business from Guest speaker Chris Young, who has a wealth of experience in the startup world from founding multiple companies. Come out and learn what it is like to set up a startup!

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster graphic for Billion Dollar Briefing workshop

Join us for the "Billion Dollar Briefing" talk with the legendary Larry Smith, economics professor at UWaterloo! Trust us, this is a workshop you do NOT want to miss! 

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

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