From leadership talks, ideation workshops to showcases and get-togethers, the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship loves to support the SFU community to get involved in interdisciplinary entrepreneurship. Participate in an upcoming event!
Mar 2nd, 2023
Co-hosted by the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship and SFU Sci-Space — the transition from school to the workplace can be awkward, and you may have a lot of questions about what to do with your Science degree. Check out our Success Stories in Science: Life after Graduation series to hear how industry leaders and […]
Feb 28th, 2023
Are you struggling to develop the financial structure needed for your startup? Understand, create, and define your company’s financial outlook from the ground up. This workshop is presented as part of the Coast Capital Venture Prize 2023 competition, but is open to the public.
Learn the key ingredients for a successful pitch, from content to presentation. Get in shape to discuss how your startup/idea will succeed in the marketplace and grow! This workshop is presented as part of the Coast Capital Venture Prize 2023 competition, but is open to the public.
Feb 8th, 2023
Startups need capital to grow, however, the process of fundraising can often be daunting, lengthy, and complex. Register for this workshop and join Rachel Chase, who successfully raised millions as the former CEO of medical device startup Zennea Technologies, as she discusses why do a raise, raising alternatives, walking through the process, finding your investors, […]
Feb 7th, 2023
Learn more about Venture Prize 2023, the application process and tips! Q&A will happen at the end of the event. Join this information session to learn all about the entrepreneurship competition, how to fill out your application, the competition structure, and even tips on how to make it to the top! We will discuss practical […]
Apr 21st, 2023
Join us for Pitch Social Nights with the Chang Institute & Coast Capital Venture Connection, running from January to April 2023. We are organizing 5 general pitch practices open to folks at any experience level who are looking to learn from / practice their pitching, and network with like-minded people! Sign up for any or […]
Nov 9th, 2022
This event is for those interested in entrepreneurship seeking knowledge from members of the SFU Beedie Alumni and Chang Institute community. Join us for a casual and structured networking opportunity where you get to be inspired by our keynote address, followed by round table discussions with our featured entrepreneurs.
Oct 13th, 2022
“The Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship presents #MadeBySFU, in partnership with theSFU Spirit Shop, an annual competition celebrating product entrepreneurs from Simon Fraser University”
Mar 31st, 2022
SFU’s largest showcase of student entrepreneurship projects. Opportunity Fest is SFU’s largest student showcase of entrepreneurship projects. This celebration brings together ambitious young leaders from elementary and high school through to university and inspires the new era of innovators and problem solvers. This annual event is hosted by the Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship at […]
Nov 23rd, 2021
Navigating the Decisions Around Financing your Company Ready to finance your business? Join us for a fireside chat with experts in the field. About this event Founders need to be strategic and have a solid investment plan when they raise funds for their company. Learn about the different types of investors and what they look […]
Sep 27th, 2021
Take your degree beyond the classroom and activate your education with the entrepreneurial mindset. MON, SEPT 27, 2021 @ 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM PDT SFU is the place to take your degree beyond the walls of the (virtual) lecture hall. With an innovation certificate open to all faculties, there are endless possibilities for how […]
Sep 20th, 2021
Learn about all of the amazing opportunities available to you as a entrepreneur @ SFU MON, SEPT 20, 2021 @10:30 AM to 12:00 PM PDT SFU students are encouraged to build their own futures and entrepreneurship is an attractive option. Knowing this, SFU has a well-rounded support system for entrepreneurs. There is a certificate in […]
Jun 17th, 2021
The Pathway to Innovation: Demystifying the Entrepreneurial Mindset Innovation offers opportunities far beyond the scope of what we previously thought was possible. Whichever faculty or career path you choose, you can learn how to activate and maximize your degree through the entrepreneurial mindset. In this event, learn from and engage with speakers ranging from university […]
Jun 26th, 2021
Skills to Succeed Skills to Succeed is an interactive workshop-style event where students will leave with tangible skills to make them more hirable. With the event centered around the Entrepreneurial Mindset, participants will expand their knowledge in personal agency, curiosity and tolerance of ambiguity through scenario-based problems led by industry professionals. Date: Saturday June 26th […]
Sep 30th, 2020
SFU is the place to take your degree beyond the walls of the (virtual) lecture hall. With an innovation certificate open to all faculties, there are endless possibilities for how you can activate your education. The Charles Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship guides and prepares you with the mindset to be the next entrepreneur or intrapreneur. […]