Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020
November 16, 2020
- November 22, 2020
Join us in celebrating entrepreneurship across Ivey and Western University during Global Entrepreneurship Week from November 16-22, 2020.
The celebration will include a number of virtual gatherings, workshops, and speaker events, with Ivey and Western Entrepreneurs.
Here's a list of all the events and activities you can attend:
Entrepreneurship - A Family Affair (November 16, 2020)
David Simpson, MBA ’88, talks to sibling serial entrepreneurs, Kelsey Ramsden, MBA '04 (a two-time No. 1 Canadian female entrepreneur) and Trent Kitsch, MBA '07 (SAXX, DOJA Cannabis, and Kitsch Wines), about their personal journeys, and how family has shaped their philosophy of entrepreneurship.
- Amplify (November 16-20)
Hear pitches by Western Entrepreneurs and vote for your favourite. The top entry will receive the Amplify People’s Choice Award of $2500.
- Becoming Entrepreneurial - Education Alumni on Starting a Business (November 17, 2020)
Hear from Kindness Cookie co-founders Deb Parr-Nash and Joanne Lombardi, on how they pivoted their careers from Special Education teaching into starting a food business.
- Ivey Entrepreneur Podcast - New Season Premiere
Join host Eric Janssen, HBA '09, as we premiere the latest season of the Ivey Entrepreneur Podcast with Andrew D'Souza, Co-founder and CEO of Clearbanc.
Proteus Innovation Competition Launch (November 19, 2020)
The Proteus Innovation Competition is an intense four-month competition that will challenge individuals to create a viable commercialization strategy for 1 of 6 promising technologies, in hopes of winning a cash prize!
Sales Bootcamp with Eric Janssen (November 19, 2020)
Join us for an informative and impactful Sales Bootcamp experience with Eric Janssen, HBA '09.
- Virtual Pitching with Speaker Labs (November 20, 2020)
Speaker Labs Co-Founders Eric Silverberg (HBA '10, MBA '14) and Eli Gladstone (HBA '10), will provide a masterclass in pitching and communicating ideas through the virtual experience.
- Hack Western (November 20-22, 2020)
Join more than 600 students from across the globe for a digital hackathon to build, learn and innovate.