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 […]
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.
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 […]
SFU track and field alumni Alexandre Paré and Brett Montrose just launched Streamline Athletes, an online platform connecting high-school student-athletes to an extensive database of U.S. and Canadian post-secondary athletic and academic programs and scholarships. Supported through Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection. The founders are life-long track athletes who met on Simon Fraser University’s National Collegiate […]
Opportunity Fest 2020: 10 Years of Unlocking Opportunities Following guidance on COVID-19 from regional and provincial health officers, SFU will not be holding large, in-person events at this time. Opportunity Fest 2020 will be the first year that the festival goes online. Please check back soon. On April 2nd, 2020, The Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship […]
Looking for an exceptional and personalized summer entrepreneurship experience? In Business 406: Startup Accelerator you will receive credit for working on your own startup idea! Don’t have an idea but want the experience? Join as an individual and bring your skills to an existing project. In this highly experiential course, student’s entrepreneurial ideas will undergo […]
Venture Connection hosts Venture Prize and Made By SFU, some of Western Canada’s largest entrepreneurial competitions. Many of today’s and tomorrow’s success stories start right here. Coast Capital Venture Connection is the longest-running entrepreneurship program at SFU. We are the university’s flagship, early-stage startup incubator open to students, staff, faculty, and alumni from all disciplines […]
Four SFU alumni entrepreneurs are giving used electric vehicle batteries a second life by converting them to clean-energy storage units that can help remote communities inexpensively transition to renewable energy. The increasing global demand for electric vehicles means more electric vehicle batteries will be disposed in the landfill unless they are repurposed. Entrepreneurs Sumreen Rattan, […]
Last fall, while wrestling with the challenges surrounding textile sustainability, 15 students in IAT 330 realized where they could make a difference. The interdisciplinary and experiential class, part of SFU’s Make Change Studio program in the Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship, enabled this team of undergraduate students to propose an innovative solution to a real-world problem. “The wicked problem […]