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:

 

Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 15 @ 8:30 pm York University - YSpace (3rd Floor)
About Startup Weekend: Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.  Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends[...]
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 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Room 519 - Kaneff Tower
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 the product/service out in the market, get people to use it[...]
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[...]