Events

We host many different events throughout the month! The calendar below features events from organizations involved in the ONE Network Partners in Peel, including RIC Centre and the innovation community in Ontario.

Looking for more? Check out our blog for updates on other programs, events and opportunities from the Innovation and Entrepreneurship community in the Greater Toronto Area.

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January 2019

RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

January 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

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RIC Centre Incubator External Review Panel

January 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre Incubator External Review Panel is an invite-only panel of technology and business experts who meet to review startup applicants to the RIC Centre Incubator. The RIC Centre Business Incubator offers world-class research and support services to help fast track innovative businesses to market with a focus towards the convergence of technologies in the advanced manufacturing, clean technologies, and industrial Internet of Things sectors. For more information about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit: https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

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RIC Centre Workshop on Growth Strategy

January 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Free

Making the decision to grow your business in new geographies, new verticals or new categories will be the focus for this Everest session. An evaluation method will be provided to determine if you are ready to move in a new direction, which opportunity will bring you the most benefits, and if your business model will scale in the new growth trajectory. Lead by our Growth Strategy expert, Jeff Chochinov, you will walk away with a strategy to approaching growth. Eligibility:…

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RIC Centre Regional Alliance

January 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Regional Alliance is an invite-only panel that meets bi-monthly to hear clients pitch their startup to business advisers and government funding experts. The goal of the Regional Alliance panel is to proactively champion successful technology commercialization by linking identified opportunities to committed resource providers (Federal, Provincial, Municipal, Industry, Investment, and Private Sector), and engaging their respective communities as functional incubators. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager at RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Pitching Workshop

January 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map
Free

The RIC Centre Pitching Workshop is designed to help startups understand how to create a powerful pitch presentation. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients that have a validated value proposition and business model combined with a strong team and attractive market opportunity. Participants are expected to ensure that they have all the information required to create their pitch. Workshop Topics: - Effective communication - Creating powerful narratives - Principles of storytelling - Pitching principles - Effective slide…

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February 2019

RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

February 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

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RIC Centre Startup Boot Camp

February 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

RIC Centre’s Startup Boot Camp is an intensive one day event that connects early stage entrepreneurs with professional service providers to teach foundational legal, intellectual property, financial and funding basics that will provide a strong start to their business. We’ve forged strong partnerships with top tier organizations, such as Bereskin & Parr LLP, Pallett Valo LLP and BDO Canada LLP, who are committed to helping entrepreneurs and fostering innovation. AGENDA 8:30am – 8:45am              Continental Breakfast and Networking 8:45am – 8:50am   …

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RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board

February 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board is an invite-only panel that meets monthly to hear early stage clients pitch their startups to technology and business advisers. The purpose of this meeting is for experts from software, hardware, sales, marketing, and distribution channels to provide feedback and advisory on business model and go-to-market strategy. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Digital Marketing Seminar

February 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

Are you trying to promote a new product or service? Do you manage your company’s online marketing? Looking to learn effective digital marketing strategies? RIC Centre wants to show you how digital marketing can transform your business, grow sales and increase company revenues! Gain insight into different types of digital marketing strategies, marketing and sales automation and best practices for small businesses with a tight budget! For more information and registration, please contact info@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Investment Review Panel

February 20, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Investment Review Panel is an invite-only panel composed of a group of finance and investor experts that meet on a bi-monthly basis to provide a targeted review of high potential client companies prior to external presentations to potential investors. This panel provides guidance to increase the investment success rate of RIC Centre startups. Companies receive targeted feedback around pitch presentation, financial model, valuation, etc. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at…

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RIC Centre Investment 101 Seminar

February 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The Investment 101: Is Your Business Financeable? seminar is a private, invite-only event for RIC Centre Incubator Tenants. The objective is for the Incubator company CEOs to walk away with a clear understanding of the following investment-related topics: - Governance & control - Equity & debt - Business & project financing - Investor types & their impact - Pre- and post- investment process - ‎Investment timelines For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Pitching Workshop

February 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map
Free

The RIC Centre Pitching Workshop is designed to help startups understand how to create a powerful pitch presentation. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients that have a validated value proposition and business model combined with a strong team and attractive market opportunity. Participants are expected to ensure that they have all the information required to create their pitch. Workshop Topics: - Effective communication - Creating powerful narratives - Principles of storytelling - Pitching principles - Effective slide…

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March 2019

RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board

March 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board is an invite-only panel that meets monthly to hear early stage clients pitch their startups to technology and business advisers. The purpose of this meeting is for experts from software, hardware, sales, marketing, and distribution channels to provide feedback and advisory on business model and go-to-market strategy. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

March 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

Find out more »

RIC Centre Startup Validation Workshop

March 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

Will It Make Money? A Startup Validation Workshop Learn how to confidently determine if your business idea is worth pursuing! Why Attend This Interactive Workshop? - Learn where to focus your time and energy when first starting your business - Use data to confidently answer the question “will customers really buy my product if I build it?” - Uncover valuable insight and ‘hidden customer problems’ to help you design a product customers can’t wait to buy - Figure out who…

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RIC Centre Sales Workshop

March 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map
Free

The RIC Centre Sales Workshop is designed to help tech startups develop a sales process and start selling to customers. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients who are ready to develop a sales process and start selling to customers. For participants that have sales experience, this workshop offers a focused refresher on sales fundamentals. Workshop Topics: - Sales Canvas Framework: Inbound and outbound sales calls - The sales funnel - Turning leads into prospects - Negotiation tactics…

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RIC Centre Investment Readiness Training Workshop

March 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Note: This is a private, invite-only workshop for RIC Centre Incubator Tenants. Financial Literacy and Financial Modelling Workshop Powered by BDO Canada LLP’s Technology & Life Science Group For many start-up and growth-stage tech companies, there’s a lot to learn regarding the financial side of building and running a business. BDO’s Technology & Life Sciences Group will present a two-part course, for tech entrepreneurs who are looking to understand the financial parts of their business better, including how to build…

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RIC Centre Investment Readiness Training Workshop

March 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

Note: This is a private, invite-only workshop for RIC Centre Incubator Tenants. Financial Literacy and Financial Modelling Workshop Powered by BDO Canada LLP’s Technology & Life Science Group For many start-up and growth-stage tech companies, there’s a lot to learn regarding the financial side of building and running a business. BDO’s Technology & Life Sciences Group will present a two-part course, for tech entrepreneurs who are looking to understand the financial parts of their business better, including how to build…

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RIC Centre Pitching Workshop

March 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map
Free

The RIC Centre Pitching Workshop is designed to help startups understand how to create a powerful pitch presentation. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients that have a validated value proposition and business model combined with a strong team and attractive market opportunity. Participants are expected to ensure that they have all the information required to create their pitch. Workshop Topics: - Effective communication - Creating powerful narratives - Principles of storytelling - Pitching principles - Effective slide…

Find out more »

RIC Centre Regional Alliance

March 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Regional Alliance is an invite-only panel that meets bi-monthly to hear clients pitch their startup to business advisers and government funding experts. The goal of the Regional Alliance panel is to proactively champion successful technology commercialization by linking identified opportunities to committed resource providers (Federal, Provincial, Municipal, Industry, Investment, and Private Sector), and engaging their respective communities as functional incubators. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager at RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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April 2019

RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

April 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

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RIC Centre Startup Boot Camp

April 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

RIC Centre’s Startup Boot Camp is an intensive one day event that connects early stage entrepreneurs with professional service providers to teach foundational legal, intellectual property, financial and funding basics that will provide a strong start to their business. We’ve forged strong partnerships with top tier organizations, such as Bereskin & Parr LLP, Pallett Valo LLP and BDO Canada LLP, who are committed to helping entrepreneurs and fostering innovation. AGENDA 8:30am – 8:45am              Continental Breakfast and Networking 8:45am – 8:50am   …

Find out more »

RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board

April 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board is an invite-only panel that meets monthly to hear early stage clients pitch their startups to technology and business advisers. The purpose of this meeting is for experts from software, hardware, sales, marketing, and distribution channels to provide feedback and advisory on business model and go-to-market strategy. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

Find out more »

RIC Centre Digital Marketing Seminar

April 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

Are you trying to promote a new product or service? Do you manage your company’s online marketing? Looking to learn effective digital marketing strategies? RIC Centre wants to show you how digital marketing can transform your business, grow sales and increase company revenues! Gain insight into different types of digital marketing strategies, marketing and sales automation and best practices for small businesses with a tight budget! For more information and registration, please contact info@riccentre.com.

Find out more »

RIC Centre Workshop on Capital Strategy

April 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map
Free

This Capital Strategy session will help you understand the various types of capital your business may require and identify sources of obtaining this capital. We examine the impact of bringing more owners into the business ("dilution"), key elements of creating more enterprise value and will explore the process and key terms of venture capital financing, convertible debt, and SAFE investments. By the end of the session, you will have a broad understanding of the various stages of the capital lifecycle…

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RIC Centre Investment Review Panel

April 17, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Investment Review Panel is an invite-only panel composed of a group of finance and investor experts that meet on a bi-monthly basis to provide a targeted review of high potential client companies prior to external presentations to potential investors. This panel provides guidance to increase the investment success rate of RIC Centre startups. Companies receive targeted feedback around pitch presentation, financial model, valuation, etc. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at…

Find out more »

RIC Centre Growing Your Business Seminar

April 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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$20

The RIC Centre Growing Your Business Breakfast-with-the-Experts Seminar is an excellent way to network and gain valuable information from aspiring businesses, enterprise companies, service providers, and government organizations. During these seminars, three guest speakers including an academic, an industry specialist and an entrepreneur present their expert advice, followed by a panel discussion. The session ends with a lively networking period. For more information and registration, please contact info@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Pitching Workshop

April 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map
Free

The RIC Centre Pitching Workshop is designed to help startups understand how to create a powerful pitch presentation. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients that have a validated value proposition and business model combined with a strong team and attractive market opportunity. Participants are expected to ensure that they have all the information required to create their pitch. Workshop Topics: - Effective communication - Creating powerful narratives - Principles of storytelling - Pitching principles - Effective slide…

Find out more »

May 2019

RIC Centre Startup Validation Workshop

May 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

Will It Make Money? A Startup Validation Workshop Learn how to confidently determine if your business idea is worth pursuing! Why Attend This Interactive Workshop? - Learn where to focus your time and energy when first starting your business - Use data to confidently answer the question “will customers really buy my product if I build it?” - Uncover valuable insight and ‘hidden customer problems’ to help you design a product customers can’t wait to buy - Figure out who…

Find out more »

RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

May 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

Find out more »

RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board

May 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board is an invite-only panel that meets monthly to hear early stage clients pitch their startups to technology and business advisers. The purpose of this meeting is for experts from software, hardware, sales, marketing, and distribution channels to provide feedback and advisory on business model and go-to-market strategy. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

Find out more »

RIC Centre Sales Workshop

May 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map
Free

The RIC Centre Sales Workshop is designed to help tech startups develop a sales process and start selling to customers. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients who are ready to develop a sales process and start selling to customers. For participants that have sales experience, this workshop offers a focused refresher on sales fundamentals. Workshop Topics: - Sales Canvas Framework: Inbound and outbound sales calls - The sales funnel - Turning leads into prospects - Negotiation tactics…

Find out more »

RIC Centre Workshop on Product Marketing

May 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map
Free

This workshop focuses on go-to-market strategies, including how to acquire, retain and grow your user base. Startup founders will learn how to setup a “Get-Keep-Grow funnel”, a “hooked funnel”, and 2BTesting/InTesting and Pass/Fail Funnel. Eligibility: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients who not only have a prototype/beta or Minimum Viable Product (MVP), but also have a team, some customer validation, and some traction. Event cost: Free for RIC Centre clients with $100 refundable deposit; deposit is returned once client…

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RIC Centre Regional Alliance

May 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Regional Alliance is an invite-only panel that meets bi-monthly to hear clients pitch their startup to business advisers and government funding experts. The goal of the Regional Alliance panel is to proactively champion successful technology commercialization by linking identified opportunities to committed resource providers (Federal, Provincial, Municipal, Industry, Investment, and Private Sector), and engaging their respective communities as functional incubators. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager at RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

Find out more »

RIC Centre Pitching Workshop

May 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map
Free

The RIC Centre Pitching Workshop is designed to help startups understand how to create a powerful pitch presentation. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients that have a validated value proposition and business model combined with a strong team and attractive market opportunity. Participants are expected to ensure that they have all the information required to create their pitch. Workshop Topics: - Effective communication - Creating powerful narratives - Principles of storytelling - Pitching principles - Effective slide…

Find out more »

June 2019

RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

June 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

Find out more »

RIC Centre Startup Boot Camp

June 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

RIC Centre’s Startup Boot Camp is an intensive one day event that connects early stage entrepreneurs with professional service providers to teach foundational legal, intellectual property, financial and funding basics that will provide a strong start to their business. We’ve forged strong partnerships with top tier organizations, such as Bereskin & Parr LLP, Pallett Valo LLP and BDO Canada LLP, who are committed to helping entrepreneurs and fostering innovation. AGENDA 8:30am – 8:45am              Continental Breakfast and Networking 8:45am – 8:50am   …

Find out more »

RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board

June 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board is an invite-only panel that meets monthly to hear early stage clients pitch their startups to technology and business advisers. The purpose of this meeting is for experts from software, hardware, sales, marketing, and distribution channels to provide feedback and advisory on business model and go-to-market strategy. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

Find out more »

RIC Centre Digital Marketing Seminar

June 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

Are you trying to promote a new product or service? Do you manage your company’s online marketing? Looking to learn effective digital marketing strategies? RIC Centre wants to show you how digital marketing can transform your business, grow sales and increase company revenues! Gain insight into different types of digital marketing strategies, marketing and sales automation and best practices for small businesses with a tight budget! For more information and registration, please contact info@riccentre.com.

Find out more »

RIC Centre Workshop on Building the Dream Team

June 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Free

In this session, startup founders will learn to build a balanced “search and learn” team that is driven by impact and metrics; a team that is accountable and constantly engaged with mentors and advisors for success. Some key learning points will be “CEO Scaling”, recruiting talent, and building a ‘connected company’. Eligibility: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients who not only have a prototype/beta or Minimum Viable Product (MVP), but also have some customer validation and some traction. Event…

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RIC Centre Investment Review Panel

June 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Investment Review Panel is an invite-only panel composed of a group of finance and investor experts that meet on a bi-monthly basis to provide a targeted review of high potential client companies prior to external presentations to potential investors. This panel provides guidance to increase the investment success rate of RIC Centre startups. Companies receive targeted feedback around pitch presentation, financial model, valuation, etc. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at…

Find out more »

July 2019

RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

July 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

Find out more »

RIC Centre Startup Validation Workshop

July 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
+ Google Map

Will It Make Money? A Startup Validation Workshop Learn how to confidently determine if your business idea is worth pursuing! Why Attend This Interactive Workshop? - Learn where to focus your time and energy when first starting your business - Use data to confidently answer the question “will customers really buy my product if I build it?” - Uncover valuable insight and ‘hidden customer problems’ to help you design a product customers can’t wait to buy - Figure out who…

Find out more »

RIC Centre Workshop on Growth Strategy

July 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Free

Making the decision to grow your business in new geographies, new verticals or new categories will be the focus for this Everest session. An evaluation method will be provided to determine if you are ready to move in a new direction, which opportunity will bring you the most benefits, and if your business model will scale in the new growth trajectory. Lead by our Growth Strategy expert, Jeff Chochinov, you will walk away with a strategy to approaching growth. Eligibility:…

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August 2019

RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

August 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

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RIC Centre Investment 101 Seminar

August 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The Investment 101: Is Your Business Financeable? seminar is a private, invite-only event for RIC Centre Incubator Tenants. The objective is for the Incubator company CEOs to walk away with a clear understanding of the following investment-related topics: - Governance & control - Equity & debt - Business & project financing - Investor types & their impact - Pre- and post- investment process - ‎Investment timelines For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Pitching Workshop

August 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Free

The RIC Centre Pitching Workshop is designed to help startups understand how to create a powerful pitch presentation. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients that have a validated value proposition and business model combined with a strong team and attractive market opportunity. Participants are expected to ensure that they have all the information required to create their pitch. Workshop Topics: - Effective communication - Creating powerful narratives - Principles of storytelling - Pitching principles - Effective slide…

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September 2019

RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board

September 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board is an invite-only panel that meets monthly to hear early stage clients pitch their startups to technology and business advisers. The purpose of this meeting is for experts from software, hardware, sales, marketing, and distribution channels to provide feedback and advisory on business model and go-to-market strategy. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

September 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

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RIC Centre Startup Boot Camp

September 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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RIC Centre’s Startup Boot Camp is an intensive one day event that connects early stage entrepreneurs with professional service providers to teach foundational legal, intellectual property, financial and funding basics that will provide a strong start to their business. We’ve forged strong partnerships with top tier organizations, such as Bereskin & Parr LLP, Pallett Valo LLP and BDO Canada LLP, who are committed to helping entrepreneurs and fostering innovation. AGENDA 8:30am – 8:45am              Continental Breakfast and Networking 8:45am – 8:50am   …

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RIC Centre Investment Readiness Training Workshop

September 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Note: This is a private, invite-only workshop for RIC Centre Incubator Tenants. Financial Literacy and Financial Modelling Workshop Powered by BDO Canada LLP’s Technology & Life Science Group For many start-up and growth-stage tech companies, there’s a lot to learn regarding the financial side of building and running a business. BDO’s Technology & Life Sciences Group will present a two-part course, for tech entrepreneurs who are looking to understand the financial parts of their business better, including how to build…

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RIC Centre Sales Workshop

September 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Free

The RIC Centre Sales Workshop is designed to help tech startups develop a sales process and start selling to customers. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients who are ready to develop a sales process and start selling to customers. For participants that have sales experience, this workshop offers a focused refresher on sales fundamentals. Workshop Topics: - Sales Canvas Framework: Inbound and outbound sales calls - The sales funnel - Turning leads into prospects - Negotiation tactics…

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RIC Centre Investment Readiness Training Workshop

September 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Note: This is a private, invite-only workshop for RIC Centre Incubator Tenants. Financial Literacy and Financial Modelling Workshop Powered by BDO Canada LLP’s Technology & Life Science Group For many start-up and growth-stage tech companies, there’s a lot to learn regarding the financial side of building and running a business. BDO’s Technology & Life Sciences Group will present a two-part course, for tech entrepreneurs who are looking to understand the financial parts of their business better, including how to build…

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RIC Centre Pitching Workshop

September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Free

The RIC Centre Pitching Workshop is designed to help startups understand how to create a powerful pitch presentation. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients that have a validated value proposition and business model combined with a strong team and attractive market opportunity. Participants are expected to ensure that they have all the information required to create their pitch. Workshop Topics: - Effective communication - Creating powerful narratives - Principles of storytelling - Pitching principles - Effective slide…

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RIC Centre Regional Alliance

September 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre Regional Alliance is an invite-only panel that meets bi-monthly to hear clients pitch their startup to business advisers and government funding experts. The goal of the Regional Alliance panel is to proactively champion successful technology commercialization by linking identified opportunities to committed resource providers (Federal, Provincial, Municipal, Industry, Investment, and Private Sector), and engaging their respective communities as functional incubators. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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October 2019

RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

October 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

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RIC Centre Startup Validation Workshop

October 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre, 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, L5K 2L1 Canada
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Will It Make Money? A Startup Validation Workshop Learn how to confidently determine if your business idea is worth pursuing! Why Attend This Interactive Workshop? - Learn where to focus your time and energy when first starting your business - Use data to confidently answer the question “will customers really buy my product if I build it?” - Uncover valuable insight and ‘hidden customer problems’ to help you design a product customers can’t wait to buy - Figure out who…

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RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board

October 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board is an invite-only panel that meets monthly to hear early stage clients pitch their startups to technology and business advisers. The purpose of this meeting is for experts from software, hardware, sales, marketing, and distribution channels to provide feedback and advisory on business model and go-to-market strategy. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Digital Marketing Seminar

October 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Are you trying to promote a new product or service? Do you manage your company’s online marketing? Looking to learn effective digital marketing strategies? RIC Centre wants to show you how digital marketing can transform your business, grow sales and increase company revenues! Gain insight into different types of digital marketing strategies, marketing and sales automation and best practices for small businesses with a tight budget! For more information and registration, please contact info@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Investment Review Panel

October 16, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre Investment Review Panel is an invite-only panel composed of a group of finance and investor experts that meet on a bi-monthly basis to provide a targeted review of high potential client companies prior to external presentations to potential investors. This panel provides guidance to increase the investment success rate of RIC Centre startups. Companies receive targeted feedback around pitch presentation, financial model, valuation, etc. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at…

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RIC Centre Workshop on Capital Strategy

October 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Free

This Capital Strategy session will help you understand the various types of capital your business may require and identify sources of obtaining this capital. We examine the impact of bringing more owners into the business ("dilution"), key elements of creating more enterprise value and will explore the process and key terms of venture capital financing, convertible debt, and SAFE investments. By the end of the session, you will have a broad understanding of the various stages of the capital lifecycle…

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RIC Centre Pitching Workshop

October 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Free

The RIC Centre Pitching Workshop is designed to help startups understand how to create a powerful pitch presentation. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients that have a validated value proposition and business model combined with a strong team and attractive market opportunity. Participants are expected to ensure that they have all the information required to create their pitch. Workshop Topics: - Effective communication - Creating powerful narratives - Principles of storytelling - Pitching principles - Effective slide…

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November 2019

RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

November 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

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RIC Centre Sales Workshop

November 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Free

The RIC Centre Sales Workshop is designed to help tech startups develop a sales process and start selling to customers. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients who are ready to develop a sales process and start selling to customers. For participants that have sales experience, this workshop offers a focused refresher on sales fundamentals. Workshop Topics: - Sales Canvas Framework: Inbound and outbound sales calls - The sales funnel - Turning leads into prospects - Negotiation tactics…

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RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board is an invite-only panel that meets monthly to hear early stage clients pitch their startups to technology and business advisers. The purpose of this meeting is for experts from software, hardware, sales, marketing, and distribution channels to provide feedback and advisory on business model and go-to-market strategy. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Startup Boot Camp

November 13, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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RIC Centre’s Startup Boot Camp is an intensive one day event that connects early stage entrepreneurs with professional service providers to teach foundational legal, intellectual property, financial and funding basics that will provide a strong start to their business. We’ve forged strong partnerships with top tier organizations, such as Bereskin & Parr LLP, Pallett Valo LLP and BDO Canada LLP, who are committed to helping entrepreneurs and fostering innovation. AGENDA 8:30am – 8:45am              Continental Breakfast and Networking 8:45am – 8:50am   …

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RIC Centre Workshop on Product Marketing

November 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Free

This workshop focuses on go-to-market strategies, including how to acquire, retain and grow your user base. Startup founders will learn how to setup a “Get-Keep-Grow funnel”, a “hooked funnel”, and 2BTesting/InTesting and Pass/Fail Funnel. Eligibility: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients who not only have a prototype/beta or Minimum Viable Product (MVP), but also have a team, some customer validation, and some traction. Event cost: Free for RIC Centre clients with $100 refundable deposit; deposit is returned once client…

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RIC Centre Pitching Workshop

November 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre Pitching Workshop is designed to help startups understand how to create a powerful pitch presentation. Ideal Attendee: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients that have a validated value proposition and business model combined with a strong team and attractive market opportunity. Participants are expected to ensure that they have all the information required to create their pitch. Workshop Topics: - Effective communication - Creating powerful narratives - Principles of storytelling - Pitching principles - Effective slide…

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RIC Centre Regional Alliance

November 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre Regional Alliance is an invite-only panel that meets bi-monthly to hear clients pitch their startup to business advisers and government funding experts. The goal of the Regional Alliance panel is to proactively champion successful technology commercialization by linking identified opportunities to committed resource providers (Federal, Provincial, Municipal, Industry, Investment, and Private Sector), and engaging their respective communities as functional incubators. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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December 2019

RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer

December 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre Incubator Peer2Peer is an invite-only event for CEOs of incubating companies to meet on a monthly basis to discuss tech and business challenges, get peer feedback and advisory, avoid startup pitfalls, and fast-track their business to market. This event is moderated by Andrew White, Founder & CEO of CHAR Technologies Inc. and Graduate of the RIC Centre Incubator. To learn about the RIC Centre Incubator, please visit - https://riccentre.ca/what-we-do/incubator 

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RIC Centre Startup Validation Workshop

December 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Will It Make Money? A Startup Validation Workshop Learn how to confidently determine if your business idea is worth pursuing! Why Attend This Interactive Workshop? - Learn where to focus your time and energy when first starting your business - Use data to confidently answer the question “will customers really buy my product if I build it?” - Uncover valuable insight and ‘hidden customer problems’ to help you design a product customers can’t wait to buy - Figure out who…

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RIC Centre Growing Your Business Seminar

December 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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$20

The RIC Centre Growing Your Business Breakfast-with-the-Experts Seminar is an excellent way to network and gain valuable information from aspiring businesses, enterprise companies, service providers, and government organizations. During these seminars, three guest speakers including an academic, an industry specialist and an entrepreneur present their expert advice, followed by a panel discussion. The session ends with a lively networking period. For more information and registration, please contact info@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board

December 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre 360 Virtual Advisory Board is an invite-only panel that meets monthly to hear early stage clients pitch their startups to technology and business advisers. The purpose of this meeting is for experts from software, hardware, sales, marketing, and distribution channels to provide feedback and advisory on business model and go-to-market strategy. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at mariya.leslie@riccentre.com.

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RIC Centre Investment Review Panel

December 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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The RIC Centre Investment Review Panel is an invite-only panel composed of a group of finance and investor experts that meet on a bi-monthly basis to provide a targeted review of high potential client companies prior to external presentations to potential investors. This panel provides guidance to increase the investment success rate of RIC Centre startups. Companies receive targeted feedback around pitch presentation, financial model, valuation, etc. For more information, please contact Mariya Leslie, Operations Manager of RIC Centre, at…

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RIC Centre Workshop on Building the Dream Team

December 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
RIC Centre (co-located with Xerox Research Centre of Canada), 2660 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, ON L5K 2L1 Canada
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Free

In this session, startup founders will learn to build a balanced “search and learn” team that is driven by impact and metrics; a team that is accountable and constantly engaged with mentors and advisors for success. Some key learning points will be “CEO Scaling”, recruiting talent, and building a ‘connected company’. Eligibility: This workshop is for RIC Centre clients who not only have a prototype/beta or Minimum Viable Product (MVP), but also have some customer validation and some traction. Event…

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