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NEW! Impact Bootcamp: Building Purpose-Driven Startups for a Sustainable Future

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT


Want to launch your business AND get a chance to win 500$?  

This dynamic 4-part series will supercharge your entrepreneurial dreams! Led by experienced business coaches, you’ll receive guidance in refining your business concept and validating your business idea. At the core of our program is the Business Model Canvas: a visual tool that will help build the foundation of your business. You’ll learn how to outline key opportunities, identify activities and strategies, and understand initial financial projections for your business.  

Here’s the kicker! In the last session of the bootcamp, you’ll have the opportunity to pitch your idea and compete for a chance to win $500, generously provided by Desjardins Centre-ville. Note, to be eligible to win the $500, participants need to attend at least 4 out of 5 sessions and the pitch is mandatory.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to fuel your entrepreneurial journey. 

Dive into the world of socially oriented business pillars spanning from target markets to finances. This bootcamp is not only about fostering startups or creating a new organization; it‘s about nurturing a new generation of entrepreneurs and leaders who believe in the necessary components to achieve both social and economic sustainability.  

Over four sessions, you’ll embark on a transformative journey from ideation to market strategies, all while keeping sustainability and ethical considerations at the forefront. Aligned with the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this bootcamp will equip you with the tools to break down your big vision into straightforward ways to create, deliver and capture value. Join us in shaping a future where purpose-driven startups play a pivotal role in building a sustainable and impactful world. 

Dates: Thursdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 2024, 6:00 – 8:30 PM 

Call (438) 812-0175 or email Jayna Patel, Entrepreneurship Services Coordinator at [email protected] to register yourself for the next session. Please note that participants must have an active file at YES to register and must complete the session in consecutive order. If you are unable to attend one week then you must wait until the next session to complete the course.

*For an annual entrepreneurship fee of $30, you’ll have access to specialized online services including coaching, Business Bootcamp, legal information & accounting clinics.



YES Employment + Entrepreneurship
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