Starting Point Student Entrepreneurship Conference

May 25, 2021 – June 30, 2021

Starting Point Student Entrepreneurship Conference brings together entrepreneurial students from post-secondary institutions from across Atlantic Canada to hear from amazing speakers, learn from experts in their field, and earn money for their business. 

Starting Point is gearing up for its 6th annual conference.

Since 2015, the conference has hosted 840 student entrepreneurs from across Canada.  
This year we are changing the format of Starting Point to reflect the virtual environment while offering the same great content to participants.

Register below and download the Attedify App for full conference schedule! 

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Week 1- May 25- May 28

May 25- 5:00pm-5:30pm- Welcome Reception
May 26- 5:00pm-6:00pm- Bringing New Ideas to Life: Design Thinking and the Power of Storyboards by Jenny Baechler
May 27- 5:00pm-5:30pm- Entrepreneurship Decathlon

Week 2- May 31- June 4

May 31- 5:00pm-5:30pm- Embrace the Chaos: Building Your Business With Constant Experiments by Ross Simmonds
May 31- 6:00pm-6:30pm- Foundations to Entrepreneurship: How to Be Enterprising by Gloria Roheim McRae
June 1- 5:00pm-5:30pm-  Personal Values in the Entrepreneurial Process by Leah Skerry
June 1- 6:00pm-6:30pm- Social Entrepreneurship by Michael Sanderson
June 2- 5:00pm-6:00pm- Bring Your Pitch to the Next Level by Jason Turner
June 3- 5:00pm-5:30pm- Tech Entrepreneurship
June 3- 6:00pm-6:30pm- Foolproof Finances -Things I wish I know when I started by Ricardo McRae

Week 3- June 7- June 11

June 7- 5:00pm-5:30pm- Tips & Tricks on Raising Capital for Your Startup Webinar by Saeed Eldarahali
June 7- 6:00pm-6:30pm- Why and How Profit Matters in Social Entrepreneurship by Gregg Curwin
June 8- 5:00pm-5:30pm- Building a Business with a Purpose by Cindy James
June 8- 6:00pm-6:30pm- The Great Journey: Personal Leadership Through Difficult Change by Hamza Khan
June 9- 2:00pm-4:00pm- Introduction to World of No-Code by Vensy Krishna
June 10- 5:00pm-5:30pm- Free Trials and Tribulations by Kyle Racki
June 10- 6:00pm-6:30pm- Be in the Right Place at the Right Time by Alexa Cude

Week 4- June 14- June 18

June 14- 5:00pm-5:30pm- Starting up, Scaling, and selling a business – a 24 year Odyssey by Paul Leblanc
June 14- 6:00pm-6:30pm- Entrepreneurship 101
June 16- 5:00pm-6:00pm- One-on-one Consulting Sessions with Duncan Davie
June 17- 5:00pm-5:30pm- How to Clone Yourself – Networking at Scale for Entrepreneurs by Astawa Alam
June 17- 6:00pm-6:30pm- Tech Entrepreneurship

Week 5- June 21- June 25

June 21- 5:00pm-5:30pm- Steps to elevating, Diversity, and inclusion in Entrepreneurship by Ann Divine
June 22- 5:00pm-5:30pm- Self Care for Business Owners by Savvy Simon
June 23- 3:00pm-6:00pm- One-on-one Consulting Sessions with Omar Hassan
June 23- 5:00pm-6:00pm- Funder Speed Dating
June 24- 5:00pm-5:30pm- How to Grow the Company You Always Wanted by Shannon Susk
June 24- 6:00pm-6:30pm- Tech Entrepreneurship

Week 6- June 28- June 30

June 28- 5:00pm-6:00pm- Pitch Competition
June 30- 5:00pm-6:00pm- Key-Note Speaker & Closing Ceremonies

Join anytime, for any session!

To register for 2021 Starting Point Student Entrepreneurship Conference, click the link below!

App Information

Starting Point has a conference app downloadable from the Apple App store (Once Attendify is downloaded, search Starting Point Conference 2021 and save to Your Events) or Google Play store that allows participants to interact, create their customized schedule, and read more on speakers. 

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