Events and Workshops

 

LaunchYU organizes educational workshops, networking events, and hackathons that contribute to enhancing the entrepreneurial ecosystem on campus.

LaunchYU also provides entrepreneurs with a physical collaboration/ideation space, which can be used during early stages of their ventures.

 

Upcoming Events and Workshops:

 

Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm Steacie Science and Engineering Library
Do you love crunching data? Creating breathtaking visualization? Or do want to learn how to do those things? Do you have a brilliant business involving data idea but you are not sure how to build[...]
Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm York University Keele Campus: Kaneff Tower 519
Powered by Eventbrite   IBM Design Thinking is an iterative process employing unique and creative techniques in order understand your customers, challenge assumptions, and redefine problems in an attempt to identify alternative strategies and solutions[...]
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm York University Keele Campus: Kaneff Tower 519
Powered by Eventbrite The Business Model Canvas is a global standard used by millions of people in companies of all sizes. You can use the canvas to describe, design, challenge, and pivot your business model.[...]
Mar 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm York University Keele Campus: Kaneff Tower 519
Powered by Eventbrite Customer Development is the next step in the Lean Startup Methodology, after Business Modelling. Developed by serial entrepreneur Steve Blank, Customer Development is the practice of gaining customer insights to generate, test,[...]
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm York University Keele Campus: Kaneff Tower 519
Powered by Eventbrite The key questions for entrepreneurs setting out to create a business are "Should this product/service be built?" and "Can we build a sustainable business around this set of products/services?"Once you have answered[...]
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm York University Keele Campus: Kaneff Tower 519
Powered by Eventbrite Entrepreneurs need to be able to pitch their startups: for face-to-face events, or a sales pitch to a prospective customer, or a pitch to investors to access funding. Also, they need to[...]
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Room 519 - Kaneff Tower
Developing your business model and performing customer validation are essential steps in creating a startup company. This RevUP workshop will give you a better understanding of how to: identify your customer’s problems, work with your[...]
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Room 519 - Kaneff Tower
The key questions for entrepreneurs setting out to create a business are "Should this product/service be built?" and "Can we build a sustainable business around this set of products/services?" Once you have answered these questions,[...]
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Room 519 - Kaneff Tower
*Please note the new date for this session (previously Nov. 1st) You have a great product/service backed by a solid business model. The next step in the process of building a startup is to get[...]
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Room 519 - Kaneff Tower
Entrepreneurs need to be able to pitch their startups: for face-to-face events, or a sales pitch to a prospective customer or a pitch to investors to access funding. Also, they need to do it effectively[...]
Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Room 519 - Kaneff Tower
A basic challenge startup entrepreneurs often face is that they don’t really know how much to raise and what options to consider, when it comes to financing their startup. This workshop will be focused on[...]