***APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!*** In collaboration with SFU Spirit Shop, an annual competition to showcase Simon Fraser University makers and product-based ventures.
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.
Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! Rise to the top for the Sixth Annual Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize and win over $60k in CASH and in-kind prizes.
Competitions to encourage and reward entrepreneurship at SFU.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Independent co-op terms to work on a new venture concept or existing venture business plan. For undergraduate students only, year-round.
MBA Internship semesters to develop a new venture concept or existing venture business plan. For MBA students only during the fall term.