Upcoming Events For Entrepreneurs & Innovators
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Events at Common Ground
May 12 - member's social - bowling night
If you'd like to attend, please RSVP by May 10th at 12pm. This event is open to all members and significant others and everyone is asked to pay for themselves. Hopefully we'll have some friendly competition for Kayla, who is a former bowling league champ ;) There is also a bar on-site with cheap beer, karaoke, foosball and darts!
May 15 - NLOWE Networking in St. John's
Join Anna and Mica of FreeForm events for a series of "get to know ya" activities, networking and celebrating the accomplishments of the women in the room!
Are you constantly channel surfing? There are so many social media channels to choose from it can be hard to decide which ones are best for you and for your business. In this session, we’ll discuss the highlights of some different social media channels, how to know which channels are best for you and which one to start with. Let’s get you on track, with focus, to grow your business online in a manageable way.
May 6 - say less, do more
This event is FREE to the residents of NL from all backgrounds. If you are looking to create a better life for yourself and take advantage of the opportunities available within the Province, this event is for you.
May 10 - MCE customer discovery workshop
Learn how to interview customers, identify their problems and find potential solutions to meet their demands. Find out what to ask; who to ask; why to ask.
May 11 - 12 - Social innovation challenge
Social Innovation Challenges are gatherings that inspire local social innovators to collaborate and launch their social ideas. These are hugely impactful as social innovators become part of an ecosystem and are supported by local collaborators through their time, advice, and connections.
May 14 - 18 - Innovation Week
Join some of the brightest minds in our province as we connect, learn, and celebrate innovation!
May 14 - CleanTech Global
Cleantech Global will help you capitalize on growing global opportunities in cleantech by getting you to the right organization, program and people that can expedite your export journey.
May 15 - Innovation Week Debate
Accepting and even celebrating failure is integral to a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, but does the Atlantic Canadian culture embrace failure as a step towards success? Debate NYYT aims to tackle this question with well-formed arguments, witty banter, and passionate debaters.
Join MCE and OceansAdvance for a candid discussion with OT entrepreneurs operating here in Newfoundland and Labrador. Each company has a unique story to tell and advice to share for those who are considering following their lead!
In this session Kelly Hoey shares her investment journey from angel investor to co-founder of a startup accelerator to limited partner in two venture capital funds. Understand why she got off the investment sidelines (and why she thinks more women need to as well) and why she is vocal (and bullish) on investing in women.
Got an idea that solves a health related problem? Get the ball rolling with up to $45,000 in funding
If you are starting, expanding or operating a business, there are always questions. One of your first steps to becoming an entrepreneur is gathering as much information as possible.
June 2 - tedxstjohns - hope deconstructed
What gives us hope? What do we achieve or lose through hope? Join us at TEDxStJohns 2018 as we explore the incredible power of authentic hope — the kind that drives resilience, innovation, and beauty for all humankind.