Event Details


Entrepreneurship 101 Webcasts

Toronto, Ontario / February 20, 2013


Are you or your community interested in learning more about entrepreneurship? Look no further!

MaRS offers a free, 30–week course on Wednesdays, from 6 – 7 p.m. that covers the nuts and bolts of building a business for emerging technology and social purpose entrepreneurs and those thinking of starting a business. Lectures are delivered by successful entrepreneurs and industry specialists. Entrepreneurship 101 is available via live webcast for entrepreneurs outside the GTA.

The course culminates in a business plan pitch competition in which companies compete for a $10,000 prize.

Get the business essentials – learn how to:

  • Develop your product
  • Define your market
  • Hire and lead teams
  • Protect your intellectual property
  • Raise capital
  • Sell your product or service

New this year:

  • Negotiations
  • Building and Managing a Team
  • Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Legal Fundamentals

Learn More and Register

September 26th, 2012
Introduction to Entrepreneurship 101 / Finding and Validating your Idea

October 3rd, 2012
Lived It Lecture – Bruce Poon Tip, G Adventures

October 10th, 2012
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Legal Fundamentals

October 17th, 2012
Different Types of Entrepreneurship

October 24th, 2012
Introduction to Entrepreneurial Management

October 31st, 2012
Value Proposition

November 7th, 2012
Product Development

November 14th, 2012
Meet the Entrepreneurs – Life Sciences & Health Care

November 21st, 2012
IP Management

November 28th, 2012
Business Model Canvas

December 5th, 2012
Business Plan and Other Communication Tools

December 12th, 2012
Meet the Entrepreneurs – Social Innovtion

January 9th, 2013
Lived it Lecture – TBD

January 16th, 2013
Market Analysis

January 23rd, 2013
Marketing Communications/B2C Sales

January 30th, 2013
Go-to-Market Strategy

February 6th, 2013
Sales (B2B)

February 13th, 2013

February 20th, 2013

February 27th, 2013
Meet the Entrepreneurs – Information Technology, Communications & Entertainment

March 6th, 2013

March 20th, 2013
Financial Planning/Budgeting

March 27th, 2013

April 3rd, 2013
Building and Managing a Team

April 10th, 2013
Meet the Entrepreneurs – Cleantech

April 17th, 2013

April 24th, 2013
Terms of Investments

May 1st, 2013
Raising Money from VCs

May 8th, 2013
The Pitch

  • MaRS Discovery District

    MaRS helps entrepreneurs bring new and innovative ideas to the marketplace. We offer a comprehensive range of business services and experienced advisors to guide our clients every step of the way. MaRS […]

    Toronto, Ontario

Generously supported by CIBC

Event Info

Start / February 20, 2013

Time / 6:00 pm

Organizer / MaRS

Venue / MaRS Discovery District

Address / 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Google Map

Cost / Free

Updated: October 5, 2012

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