The TWO winners are …
On Wednesday the 27th was our annual Slaight Communications Business Plan Competition. You had to have been there to believe the excitement generated in that room. This year we had the pleasure of rewarding two companies $25,000 each- one male and one female. The 4 Judges were great an esteem panel who gave excellent feedback [...]
Top 6 Finalists!
StartMeUp Ryerson’s biggest event of the year is here again! Thank you to everyone who applied and submitted their amazing videos, and also to everyone who voted! We are thrilled to Congratulate the top 6 finalists of over 40 applicants this year: Rayku, Kira Talent, Skyprep, Embrace, Unhaggle and Studeo Realty Marketing Inc. The Slaight Communications Business [...]
StartMeUp at Regional Competition
Over the course of a year, StartMeUp Ryerson works tirelessly to impact and improve lives globally through the positive power of business. Last weekend, all of their hard work and dedication was brought to light as Central Canada’s Enactus teams came together to test how well their impact coincided with the Enactus culture. “A community [...]
Think Different…Think Like An Entrepreneur
Thinking differently? Well you should be! It’s very important these days to think differently to help set yourself apart from the crowd. Whether it be yourself or your business, thinking differently is everything! You have to “think outside of the room the box is in” and then think some more. When you see the status [...]
Another Reason to Start Your Own Business Now
Have you been thinking about starting your own business? Keep reading. Do you have an idea or own a startup, but you (a) need extra cash and (b) would like an extra $25,000? Go on, keep reading. The Slaight Communications Business Plan Competition brought to you by StartMeUp Ryerson is THE competition to take your [...]
An overview of Training Track 4: Business Plan Writing!
Succeeding a series of successful seminars, we began the year with our fourth Training Track: Business Plan Writing. If you were unable to attend this insightful Training Track with Professor Dave Vallerie, look below for an overview of the content covered! Using his first-hand experience as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Professor Dave Vallerie goes into depth about [...]
Training Track 4: Business Plan Writing
A business plan is the blueprint to your business. It is what you plan to do, and how you plan to do it. Whether you are creating a business plan from scratch, or would like to make changes to your current one – understand and master the art of writing a business plan with Professor [...]
Global Entrepreneurship Week Ryerson!
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) has come and gone, but the memories of its success still remain. With that in mind, for those viewers who were unable to experience the wisdom, networking, and downright fun of the year 2012′s GEW, look below for some highlights from the week! Monday: Redefining Success with W. Brett Wilson Meet W. [...]
Training Track’s: A Series of Seminars No Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Miss!
During Training Track’s, experts proven to be successful in their field discuss all the “need-to-know’s” of starting a business and more. From goal setting, building your brand, to using social media to your advantage – these seminars offer StartUps the tools to find success in their venture. “Eat [...]
Enactus (SIFE) Ryerson & Canadian Association of Business Incubation Collide
Last weekend, 2 Enactus StartMeUp members were invited to visit the Canadian Association for Business Incubation Conference in Saskatoon for their involvement with Ryerson’s incubator, the Digital Media Zone. Jonathan Aellen, the Director of Ryerson’s StartMeUp program and Dana Abou Shackra, the StartMeUp-Digital Media Zone Liaison attended the three day conference which was titled “Incubation by [...]