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Jan
17
Fri
Startup Coffee | Caffeine & Entrepreneurial Conversations
Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Discuss new business ideas with experienced founders and mentors at Startup Coffee – a monthly meeting of students, entrepreneurs, and community members. Get feedback on the business idea you’ve been thinking about, ask questions, meet other student entrepreneurs, and get connected.

You don’t need an idea to participate. Hear what others are working on and how you can get involved in the entrepreneurial community on campus.

This month we are headed to Common Grounds in the Campus Activity Center! Look for the Startup Coffee banner.

RSVP and we will buy you your first cup of joe!

The Generator supports students, faculty, alumni, and staff with mentorship, workspace, and events. Located in the basement of the House of Learning Building – just take the elevators down to the basement!


About Startup Basics

We know that entrepreneurship can often seem daunting or be intimidating to those first starting out. The Kamloops Innovation Startup Basics Series helps minimize this fear by providing entrepreneurs and startup-curious with the tools they need to get started. Through the Startup Basics Series, Kamloops Innovation provides mentorship, resources, and tools to help entrepreneurs structure and curate their ideas while in the first stages of their startup. Entrepreneurs who participate in the Startup Basics Series often go on to graduate into our more extensive programs like the Market Validation Training and Venture Acceleration Program, and onto starting their own companies creating significant benefits for the community.

The Startup Basics Series is a relaxed classroom style program split into distinct topics that bring entrepreneurs and startup-curious through the basics of forming a business plan and documenting their ideas. Sessions are presented by Kamloops Innovation staff, EIR, mentors, partners, and alumni. Each session is designed to educate on the fundamentals needed to transform an idea into a startup; passion into a paycheck.

Feb
7
Fri
Startup Coffee | Caffeine & Entrepreneurial Conversations
Feb 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Discuss new business ideas with experienced founders and mentors at Startup Coffee – a monthly meeting of students, entrepreneurs, and community members. Get feedback on the business idea you’ve been thinking about, ask questions, meet other student entrepreneurs, and get connected.

You don’t need an idea to participate. Hear what others are working on and how you can get involved in the entrepreneurial community on campus.

This month we are headed to Common Grounds in the Campus Activity Center! Look for the Startup Coffee banner.

RSVP and we will buy you your first cup of joe!

The Generator supports students, faculty, alumni, and staff with mentorship, workspace, and events. Located in the basement of the House of Learning Building – just take the elevators down to the basement!


About Startup Basics

We know that entrepreneurship can often seem daunting or be intimidating to those first starting out. The Kamloops Innovation Startup Basics Series helps minimize this fear by providing entrepreneurs and startup-curious with the tools they need to get started. Through the Startup Basics Series, Kamloops Innovation provides mentorship, resources, and tools to help entrepreneurs structure and curate their ideas while in the first stages of their startup. Entrepreneurs who participate in the Startup Basics Series often go on to graduate into our more extensive programs like the Market Validation Training and Venture Acceleration Program, and onto starting their own companies creating significant benefits for the community.

The Startup Basics Series is a relaxed classroom style program split into distinct topics that bring entrepreneurs and startup-curious through the basics of forming a business plan and documenting their ideas. Sessions are presented by Kamloops Innovation staff, EIR, mentors, partners, and alumni. Each session is designed to educate on the fundamentals needed to transform an idea into a startup; passion into a paycheck.

Mar
12
Thu
Startup Basics: Startup Legal
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Startup Basics: Startup Legal @ Thompson Rivers University | Kamloops | British Columbia | Canada

Startup Basics: Startup Legal

TRU Generator is delighted to present this new Startup Basics workshop presented by David Hughs of Forward Law. David will use his extensive expertise in working with startups to help outline how to start a new venture off on the right legal foot.

This workshop will cover:

  • Business Structure from a legal perspective
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Overview of Employment Legalities
  • Funding Legalities
  • Compilation of Typical Legal Needs and Budget

About Startup Basics

We know that entrepreneurship can often seem daunting or be intimidating to those first starting out. The Kamloops Innovation Startup Basics Series helps minimize this fear by providing entrepreneurs and startup-curious with the tools they need to get started. Through the Startup Basics Series, Kamloops Innovation provides mentorship, resources, and tools to help entrepreneurs structure and curate their ideas while in the first stages of their startup. Entrepreneurs who participate in the Startup Basics Series often go on to graduate into our more extensive programs like the Market Validation Training and Venture Acceleration Program, and onto starting their own companies creating significant benefits for the community.

The Startup Basics Series is a relaxed classroom style program split into distinct topics that bring entrepreneurs and startup-curious through the basics of forming a business plan and documenting their ideas. Sessions are presented by Kamloops Innovation staff, EIR, mentors, partners, and alumni. Each session is designed to educate on the fundamentals needed to transform an idea into a successful startup.

Apr
30
Thu
Startup Basics: Social Media
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Online Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/96556934773

Social Media for Startups

Getting the word out about your company to potential customers can be difficult and costly when you’re first starting your business. While the services are technically free, social media can be confusing, time-consuming and difficult to manage. In this workshop, you will identify which social media platforms work for you and your business, and best practices for each.

 

In this workshop we will cover:

  • Pros and cons of popular social media platforms
  • Best practices
  • Leveraging social media for Networking
  • Finding your company’s voice

About Startup Basics

We know that entrepreneurship can often seem daunting or be intimidating to those first starting out. The Kamloops Innovation Startup Basics Series helps minimize this fear by providing entrepreneurs and startup-curious with the tools they need to get started. Through the Startup Basics Series, Kamloops Innovation provides mentorship, resources, and tools to help entrepreneurs structure and curate their ideas while in the first stages of their startup. Entrepreneurs who participate in the Startup Basics Series often go on to graduate into our more extensive programs like the Market Validation Training and Venture Acceleration Program, and onto starting their own companies creating significant benefits for the community.

The Startup Basics Series is a relaxed classroom style program split into distinct topics that bring entrepreneurs and startup-curious through the basics of forming a business plan and documenting their ideas. Sessions are presented by Kamloops Innovation staff, EIR, mentors, partners, and alumni. Each session is designed to educate on the fundamentals needed to transform an idea into a startup; passion into a paycheck.

May
7
Thu
Startup Basics: Startup Legal
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Startup Basics: Startup Legal @ Online Event | Kamloops | British Columbia | Canada

Online Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/96556934773

Startup Basics: Startup Legal

TRU Generator is delighted to present this new Startup Basics workshop presented by David Hughs of Forward Law. David will use his extensive expertise in working with startups to help outline how to start a new venture off on the right legal foot.

This workshop will cover:

  • Business Structure from a legal perspective
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Overview of Employment Legalities
  • Funding Legalities
  • Compilation of Typical Legal Needs and Budget

About Startup Basics

We know that entrepreneurship can often seem daunting or be intimidating to those first starting out. The Kamloops Innovation Startup Basics Series helps minimize this fear by providing entrepreneurs and startup-curious with the tools they need to get started. Through the Startup Basics Series, Kamloops Innovation provides mentorship, resources, and tools to help entrepreneurs structure and curate their ideas while in the first stages of their startup. Entrepreneurs who participate in the Startup Basics Series often go on to graduate into our more extensive programs like the Market Validation Training and Venture Acceleration Program, and onto starting their own companies creating significant benefits for the community.

The Startup Basics Series is a relaxed classroom style program split into distinct topics that bring entrepreneurs and startup-curious through the basics of forming a business plan and documenting their ideas. Sessions are presented by Kamloops Innovation staff, EIR, mentors, partners, and alumni. Each session is designed to educate on the fundamentals needed to transform an idea into a successful startup.

Jun
18
Thu
Startup Basics: Social Media
Jun 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Online Zoom Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/96556934773

Social Media for Startups

Getting the word out about your company to potential customers can be difficult and costly when you’re first starting your business. While the services are technically free, social media can be confusing, time-consuming and difficult to manage. In this workshop, you will identify which social media platforms work for you and your business, and best practices for each.

 

In this workshop we will cover:

  • Pros and cons of popular social media platforms
  • Best practices
  • Leveraging social media for Networking
  • Finding your company’s voice

About Startup Basics

We know that entrepreneurship can often seem daunting or be intimidating to those first starting out. The Kamloops Innovation Startup Basics Series helps minimize this fear by providing entrepreneurs and startup-curious with the tools they need to get started. Through the Startup Basics Series, Kamloops Innovation provides mentorship, resources, and tools to help entrepreneurs structure and curate their ideas while in the first stages of their startup. Entrepreneurs who participate in the Startup Basics Series often go on to graduate into our more extensive programs like the Market Validation Training and Venture Acceleration Program, and onto starting their own companies creating significant benefits for the community.

The Startup Basics Series is a relaxed classroom style program split into distinct topics that bring entrepreneurs and startup-curious through the basics of forming a business plan and documenting their ideas. Sessions are presented by Kamloops Innovation staff, EIR, mentors, partners, and alumni. Each session is designed to educate on the fundamentals needed to transform an idea into a startup; passion into a paycheck.

Sep
15
Tue
Startup Coffee | Walk at Riverside Park
Sep 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Startup Coffee | Walk at Riverside Park

This month we will meet at Riverside Park near the tennis courts, and afterward, take a nice walk!

Discuss new business ideas with experienced founders and mentors at Startup Coffee – a monthly meeting of students, entrepreneurs, and community members. Get feedback on the business idea you’ve been thinking about, ask questions, meet other student entrepreneurs, and get connected.

You don’t need an idea to participate. Hear what others are working on and how you can get involved in the entrepreneurial community on campus.


TRU Generator supports students, faculty, alumni, and staff with mentorship, workspace, and events. Located in the basement of the House of Learning building at Thompson Rivers University – just take the elevators down to the basement!

Sep
17
Thu
Startup Basics | Social Media
Sep 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Startup Basics | Social Media

Online Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81841990948

Getting the word out about your company to potential customers can be difficult and costly when you’re first starting your business. While the services are technically free, social media can be confusing, time-consuming, and difficult to manage. In this workshop, you will identify which social media platforms work for you and your business, and best practices for each.

In this workshop we will cover:

  • Pros and cons of popular social media platforms
  • Best practices
  • Leveraging social media for Networking
  • Finding your company’s voice

About Startup Basics

The Startup Basics Series is for entrepreneurs and startup-curious looking for the tools they need to get started. Through the Startup Basics Series, Kamloops Innovation and TRU Generator provide mentorship, resources, and tools to help entrepreneurs structure and curate their ideas while in the first stages of their startup.

The Startup Basics Series is for anyone who is interested in starting their own business. Whether you are an entrepreneur yourself or just startup-curious this is where you learn how to turn your passion into a paycheck!

Free mentorship, workshops & resources for students, faculty, and alumni looking to start their own business presented by TRU Generator, located in the basement of the House Of Learning at Thompson Rivers University.

Oct
1
Thu
Startup Basics | Startup Legal
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Startup Basics | Startup Legal @ Online Event | Kamloops | British Columbia | Canada

Startup Basics | Startup Legal

Online Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81841990948

While often not seen as the exciting side of entrepreneurship, any business looking to start off on the right foot legally will have a chance to glean information from a local expert versed in startup law at this workshop.

In this workshop we will cover:

  • Business Structure from a legal perspective
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Overview of Employment Legalities
  • Funding Legalities
  • Compilation of Typical Legal Needs and Budget

About Startup Basics

The Startup Basics Series is for entrepreneurs and startup-curious looking for the tools they need to get started. Through the Startup Basics Series, Kamloops Innovation and TRU Generator provide mentorship, resources, and tools to help entrepreneurs structure and curate their ideas while in the first stages of their startup.

The Startup Basics Series is for anyone who is interested in starting their own business. Whether you are an entrepreneur yourself or just startup-curious this is where you learn how to turn your passion into a paycheck!

Free mentorship, workshops & resources for students, faculty, and alumni looking to start their own business presented by TRU Generator, located in the basement of the House Of Learning at Thompson Rivers University.

Oct
2
Fri
Startup Coffee | Walk at TRU
Oct 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Startup Coffee | TRU

This month we will meet at TRU outside the main/front entrance of the House of Learning building, and afterward, take a nice walk!

Discuss new business ideas with experienced founders and mentors at Startup Coffee – a monthly meeting of students, entrepreneurs, and community members. Get feedback on the business idea you’ve been thinking about, ask questions, meet other student entrepreneurs, and get connected.

You don’t need an idea to participate. Hear what others are working on and how you can get involved in the entrepreneurial community on campus.


TRU Generator supports students, faculty, alumni, and staff with mentorship, workspace, and events. Located in the basement of the House of Learning building at Thompson Rivers University – just take the elevators down to the basement!