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  • Ignition Workshop Series

    A 10-part workshop series designed to build a toolkit for founders or senior team members, and help them to lay the groundwork of a successful company.


    Spark at SFU’s Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection (CCS-VC) offers pre-venture services in a self-directed program to help you explore your business idea and better understand your market.

  • Mentor Meet

    Drop-in sessions for students to discuss their business ideas with an experienced entrepreneur, and to explore Venture Connection’s support programs for their new or existing ventures.

  • Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) Competition

    Applications are now closed for this competition. Check back in the Fall for the winner update! Applications will open again next year.

  • Coast Capital Savings Speaker Series

    This speaker series inspires SFU students to consider the opportunities of entrepreneurship by inviting founders of leading Vancouver startups to share their stories of success, struggles and industry quirks.

  • Discovery Foundation Tech4Impact

    Created to promote and support British Columbia’s high tech research and development industry, Discovery Foundation, a registered charity, facilitates innovation by delivering The Technology Education Program (TEP).

  • Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize

    Rise to the top for the Seventh Annual Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize and win over $60k in CASH and in-kind prizes. Application deadline is January 21st, 2018.

  • Scale Up from Start-Up Series

    A series featuring experienced scale-up artists who will weigh in insights areas crucial to the Canadian economy and global society. This series is open to all – from new founders to seasoned, serial entrepreneurs.

  • #MadeBySFU

    The competition is now closed! Thank you to everyone who participated. Check out this article on our #MadebySFU 2017 winners: Please check back for updates on our 2018 #MadebySFU fair.

  • Early Stage Incubator

    Provides students and recent alumni from ALL faculties with business development services for their new or existing ventures, with mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs. The Pre-Incubation program provides support to Idea and Concept Development while ventures at the Business Phase are supported through the Incubator Program.

  • Venture Internship

    MBA Internship semesters to develop a new venture concept or existing venture business plan. For MBA students only during the fall term.


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