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Brampton Venture Expo

August 17 @ 10:00 am - August 18 @ 6:00 pm

Join us at the first-ever Brampton Venture Expo by Ryerson Venture Zone!

Brampton Venture Expo

Whether you’re a startup founder or someone exploring taking the leap into entrepreneurship – this event is for you!

Keep up to date on our speaker lineup and event updates here: Brampton Venture Expo Event Page

Through engaging and top-notch content, this event will bring together startup founders, early-stage investors, corporate executives, and local job-seekers to highlight the exciting activity happening within the Brampton Innovation District.

Join us for two days of impactful content, incredible 1:1 and group networking opportunities and access to world-class business leaders! Learn about the resources available to you as a startup in Brampton, network with other like-minded entrepreneurs, and learn whether entrepreneurship is the right fit for you.

Looking for a new career opportunity in the tech entrepreneurship space? Drop in to our talent expo and meet startups in the Brampton community hiring for roles in Sales, Marketing, Developers, Customer Experience and Customer Support, and Finance!

Some of the featured sessions will include:

  • Why Brampton? Why Now? All about Brampton’s Innovation and Culture
  • Raising Capital
  • Pitching to Investors
  • Building Your Personal Brand
  • Drop-in Networking and Talent Expo
  • And much more!

About Ryerson Venture Zone in Brampton:

A joint partnership between the City of Brampton and Ryerson University, Ryerson Venture Zone in Brampton is a non-equity and not-for-profit incubator that is dedicated to building and growing early stage, high potential technology startups in Brampton. We enable connections between aspiring entrepreneurs, current founders, experts, funders, and customers to in an environment that fosters a mindset of growth.

We believe in uplifting the city and bringing economic prosperity through Brampton’s greatest asset- it’s talent. Located within the burgeoning Brampton Innovation District, RVZ nurtures local entrepreneurs that help drive the Brampton economy and create impactful solutions for businesses and people in Canada and beyond.

RVZ is is part of Ryerson University’s Zone Learning network, one of the most respected university-based innovation ecosystems in the world.

For more info, visit our website:

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LinkedIn: Ryerson Venture Zone in Brampton

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August 17 @ 10:00 am
August 18 @ 6:00 pm
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RIC Centre Blog

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Check out our blog to stay updated on the latest news from us, our startups, and our community!

Startup Toolkit- Self Guided Courses

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Ideal: All entrepreneurs

Online courses to fit your needs so you can grow your company—fast. Self guided courses on Pitching to Investors, Introduction to Investment Readiness, Entrepreneurship 101, Introduction to Market Sizing, Introduction to Valuation, and B2B Sales for Founders.

MVP to Market

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Ideal: Entrepreneurs working on business model development and marketing strategy.

Applications for our MVP to Market fall cohort are now open. This 3 month program will is a mix of webinars, expert-led workshops, self-directed business activities, and peer networking to help you reach your next milestone.