Apply to Imagination Catalyst Incubator Program


Calling all 2018 Grads and 2015-2017 Alumni to apply. Deadline June 3.

 
DateWednesday, May 9, 2018 - 3:15pm to Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 3:15pm

Cost

FREE

Email

aelbedawy@ocadu.ca

Website

www.ocadu.ca/ic

Location

OCAD U Imagination Catalyst, 8th Fl, 230 Richmond Street West

It’s that time of year again! Imagination Catalyst is now accepting incubator applications from 2018 grads and 2015-2017 alumni who want to start a business after graduation and/or are running businesses.

All accepted applicants will be eligible to participate in the Cassels Brock pitch competition to win $5,000 for their venture!

Imagination Catalyst offers a business incubation program that includes: 

-          Mentorship and coaching from professional staff, business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs

-          Business development workshops and networking opportunities

-          Free co-working space and continued access to OCAD U maker labs and workshops

-           Exclusive funding opportunities, access to investors and investor networks

-          A community of diverse entrepreneurs and startups

What are we looking for?

-          Innovative business ideas

-          A viable business model

-          Scalability

-          Need for the services of a design-driven incubator

Students may apply to the Imagination Catalyst incubator here: http://bit.do/ICappform. Deadline to apply is midnight June 3rd.

We encourage students/alumni to meet with a business advisor prior to applying to the incubator. They can contact Ahmed ElBedawy at aelbedawy@ocadu.ca, or book an appointment directly via this link: https://calendly.com/aelbedawy/30min.

 

DateWednesday, May 9, 2018 - 3:15pm to Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 3:15pm

Cost

FREE

Email

aelbedawy@ocadu.ca

Website

www.ocadu.ca/ic

Location

OCAD U Imagination Catalyst, 8th Fl, 230 Richmond Street West

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 3:15pm to Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 3:15pm

It’s that time of year again! Imagination Catalyst is now accepting incubator applications from 2018 grads and 2015-2017 alumni who want to start a business after graduation and/or are running businesses.

All accepted applicants will be eligible to participate in the Cassels Brock pitch competition to win $5,000 for their venture!

Imagination Catalyst offers a business incubation program that includes: 

-          Mentorship and coaching from professional staff, business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs

-          Business development workshops and networking opportunities

-          Free co-working space and continued access to OCAD U maker labs and workshops

-           Exclusive funding opportunities, access to investors and investor networks

-          A community of diverse entrepreneurs and startups

What are we looking for?

-          Innovative business ideas

-          A viable business model

-          Scalability

-          Need for the services of a design-driven incubator

Students may apply to the Imagination Catalyst incubator here: http://bit.do/ICappform. Deadline to apply is midnight June 3rd.

We encourage students/alumni to meet with a business advisor prior to applying to the incubator. They can contact Ahmed ElBedawy at aelbedawy@ocadu.ca, or book an appointment directly via this link: https://calendly.com/aelbedawy/30min.

 

Venue & Address: 
OCAD U Imagination Catalyst, 8th Fl, 230 Richmond Street West
Website: 
www.ocadu.ca/ic
Email: 
aelbedawy@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
FREE
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