Contact us on 250.434.0200 or info@kamloopsinnovation.ca

Calendar

Sep
24
Thu
Startup Basics | Business Building
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Startup Basics | Business Building

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

Get a complete picture of your company broken into 9 easy-to-consume, highly vital elements of your business plan. Work with a mentor to build out your business’ Business Model Canvas and deep dive into the key elements that make a startup successful.

In this workshop we will cover:

  • The 9 elements of the Business Model Canvas
  • How to identify your target audience and determine your company’s value
  • Learn from real-life examples and dissect existing successful business’ models

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!

Oct
8
Thu
Startup Basics | Laws of Attraction
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Startup Basics | Laws of Attraction

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

Learn how to attract your ideal customer and validate your product-market fit. In this workshop, we will cover the best practices to use when reaching out to customers and how to define the difference between selling and validating. Come away with the tools you need to identify your potential clients, how to approach them, and the processes needed to validate the market.

In this workshop we will cover:

  • Defining your ideal customer
  • Validate your product-market fit
  • Technology Adoption Lifecycle
  • Sample customer conversations

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
15
Thu
Startup Basics | Startup Accounting
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Startup Basics | Startup Accounting

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

Setting up a business properly from the start can save a company time and money in the long run. In this workshop, accounting mentors will give you the tools and knowledge you need to prepare yourself as an entrepreneur for the accounting side of the business.

In this workshop we will cover:

  • Business structure from an accounting perspective
  • Financial Reporting (Financial Statements)
  • Choosing a year-end
  • Business Expenses (What qualifies and how to track)
  • Accountant vs bookkeeper vs software options

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.