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Tue Sep 15, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Toronto Reference Library is hosting an ongoing Small Business Network meant for small business people or people who are just thinking about starting their own business....

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Tue Oct 13, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Reference Library is hosting an ongoing Small Business Network meant for small business people or people who are just thinking about starting their own business....

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Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Toronto Reference Library is hosting an ongoing Small Business Network meant for small business people or people who are just thinking about starting their own business....

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Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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CBC business commentator, Michael Hlinka, interviews Mike Brcic, founder of Sacred Rides. How did Sacred Rides grow and become ranked as the "#1 Mountain Bike Tour Company on Earth" by both National Geographic Adventure Magaz...

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Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Lyndon Johnson, founder of the Think Differently, explains why building relationships with clients is critical to marketing or promoting a business. Learn how to identify, build and maintain key relationships for an early-sta...

Icon of the event Design Thinking: a New Process in Entrepreneurship
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Steven Gedeon, Director, Ryerson Entrepreneurship Institute, explains what Design Thinking, a major new evolution in entrepreneurship, Lean Launchpad Method, and the Business Model Canvas can do for entrepreneurs using these ...

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Thu Nov 19, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mike Brcic leads a panel discussion and Q&A on fundraising for startups that explores the fundraising options available to Canadian entrepreneurs, with experts from the crowdfunding, banking, and equity sectors.

Icon of the event Life in the Entrepreneurial Trenches
Wed Oct 21, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mike Brcic, founder of Sacred Rides, and 5 'real-life' startup entrepreneurs share the struggles, successes and failures of entrepreneurship in Toronto. Learn what life is really like as an entrepreneur.

Icon of the event Small Business Laws and Regulations
Wed Nov 11, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Kobi Bessin explains the practical side of the laws that govern a small business: incorporation, contracts, and concepts such as non-disclosure and non-compete clauses.

Icon of the event Age Discrimination in Employment in the Post-Mandatory Retirement Era
Fri Oct 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Older workers are often staying in the workforce longer - a practice not viewed favorably by all employers. David Baker, a leading employment and human rights lawyer, anticipates an increase in the number and complexity of a...