Starting a Business—International Student's Edition

26feb5:30 pm6:30 pmStarting a Business—International Student's EditionProgram typeIgnition Program

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Join Canberk Bal, Founder of Haligone, in our upcoming session of the Ignition Program: Starting a Business—International Student’s Edition.

Eligible participants receive $20 for per session they attend!

•  Explore the unique challenges and opportunities associated with starting a business while studying in Canada as an international student
•  Gain insights into practical steps for initiating your venture, including navigating regulations, leveraging student resources and building a network
•  Learn the essential steps to take from a reputable individual who has been in your shoes

Originally from Turkey, Canberk graduated from Electrical and Computer Engineering at Dalhousie University. During his studies as an international student, he worked for Procter & Gamble Canada as Logistics and Automation Co-op. In addition, he was leading the Entrepreneurship Society at Dalhousie University from 2019 to 2021 and he also served as an Innovation Fellow at Stanford University.

Post-graduation, in 2021, Canberk founded Haligone and started bootstrapping a local delivery service in Halifax, without external investments. In 24 months, the company expanded from 5 to over 50 merchants, processing 10,000 orders annually with positive cash flow. To date, Haligone has strategically grown to a sustainable tech company, offering eco-friendly fulfillment software to retailers all over Halifax, including Decathlon, Java Blend, Freak Lunchbox, Saint Mary’s Bookstore and more!


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February 26, 2024 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm(GMT-03:00)


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