The concept is simple; start a company over a weekend!
e@UBCO Startup Sprint is a weekend learning-by-doing workshop that teaches in an exciting, hands-on environment.
The program is FREE with meals provided but you must apply by October 6th, 2023.Spots are limited. This is an in-person experience that will be delivered on UBCO Campus. All applicants will be e-mailed with more details after applying. There will be a waitlist created should we reach our maximum capacity.
We will kickoff Friday with registration at 4:30PM, workshop starts at 5:00PM. Saturday starts at 9:00AM with breakfast, then we will lead you through at full day of content and working on ideas with your teams and mentors. This is a full day with opportunity to work late, please mark your calendars. Sunday we start with breakfast at 9:00AM and will wrap up around 4:30PM.
e@UBCO Startup Sprint teaches entrepreneurial skills in an extreme hands-on environment. This program provides the tools needed to start successful companies. The program creates a living entrepreneurship laboratory on campus bringing the community together ranging from freshmen students to freshly-minted PhDs, Faculty, Researchers, Alumni and Community members from all disciplines and backgrounds. Participants gain experience in cross-disciplinary collaboration, brainstorming and ideation, group productivity, ad-hoc leadership and decision-making under severe time constraints.
You'll receive hands on experience with Brainstorming & Ideation, Lean Startup Principles, Customer Discovery, Customer Development, Mentorship, Prototyping, Pitching, and Networking.
University of British Columbia Okanagan The Commons building, 2nd floor, COM 201, 3297 University Way Kelowna
To increase the number of technology companies that start and grow in the Okanagan
We do this in two ways:
1. Helping to develop and support a vibrant entrepreneurial, creative and innovative technology community.
Our community ranges from students and aspiring entrepreneurs to startups and early stage companies; as well as established technology companies and the wide range of service providers who are critical to our industry
Our objective is to encourage people to start and grow technology companies!
2. Offering programs that support entrepreneurs and technology companies looking to start, accelerate and grow.
These programs combine elements such as needs assessments, hands on coaching, mentorship, and access to world class expertise - including connections provincially, nationally and internationally.
Our objective is to help entrepreneurs and companies accelerate their growth and maximize their opportunity