Startup 101 – 2016/17 Calendar

All workshops will run from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the NORCAT Centre. We encourage you to come prepared with writing materials.

Module
Date
Topic
Speaker
Getting Started Sept. 14 Intro to Startup 101 Kyle McCall, NORCAT / Regional Business Centre
Sept. 21 ‘Lived it’ Shastri Ramnath & Ashley Kirwan, Orix Geoscience
Sept. 28 Business Model Canvas/ Value Proposition Peter Dal Bianco, Bianco’s Management Consulting Group
Oct. 5 Market Research Jacinda McLean, Regional Business Centre
Oct. 12 Workshop – Business Model Canvas NORCAT Innovation Mill
Oct. 17 + 18 Bridges to Better Business Conference – There will be no lecture this week. We encourage all Startup101 participants to attend the B2BB conference.
Development Oct. 26 IP Management Anthony de Fazekas, Norton Rose Fulbright
Nov. 2 Commercialization Albert Behr, Behr & Associates
Nov. 9 Product Development Dave Peres & Rob Patterson, Minalyitx
Nov. 17 Innovation for a Greater Sudbury – There will be no lecture this week. We encourage all Startup101 participants to attend Innovation for a Greater Sudbury. More details to come.
Nov. 23 ‘Lived it’ Dario Zulich, TESC Contracting
Nov. 30 Workshop – From Idea to Production Fortin Discovery Lab
Market Dec. 7 Social Media for Startups Karen Schulman Dupuis
Winter Break
Market Jan. 4 Sales Brian Vendramin, Professor and Program Coordinator for Cambrian College
Jan. 10 Networking Bootcamp Hugh Kruzel, NORCAT (4:00pm – 5:00pm, followed by GSBX)
Jan. 18 Workshop – Communications Strategy Nico Taus, Studio 123
Jan. 25 Stack – Field Trip Shawn Mallioux, Stack Brewing
Money Feb. 1 Meet the Funders IRAP, FedNor, NOHFC
Feb. 8 HR (Talent) Humaniqa
Feb. 15 Entrepreneur Panel – Mining Tech TBD
Feb. 22 Taphouse – Field Trip John Arnold, Taphouse
Mar. 1 Workshop – Financial Planning Freelandt Caldwell Reilly
Mar. 8 Women & Entrepreneurship TBD
Mar. 15 The Pitch Conway Fraser, Fraser Torosay
Mar. 22 ‘Lived it’ Mike Amos, Fairfield Management