Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College

Creating Opportunity. Linking Community. Aligning Programming. Promoting Innovation. All to provide open access to start or grow a sustainable business!

Thriving within the McKeil School of Business, the Centre for Entrepreneurship supports entrepreneurship awareness, education, and training experiences. We provide our community with resources, mentorship, and business solutions, while hosting industry experts, conferences and pitch competitions.

Operating as usual

02/05/2024

🎙Tomorrow on Back to Business we are joined by Alicia Vizzari to talk about all things sustainability in small business.

Alicia has over 10 years’ experience in e-commerce and marketing, focusing on implementing new technology strategies and sustainable business practices.

Upon completing her MBA in Sustainable Business, she joined Battlefield Equipment Rentals as Senior Marketing and Sustainability Manager to provide leadership and insight on green initiatives company wide.

In her spare time Alicia can be found playing tennis, checking out the newest local restaurant, or skiing with her nieces and nephews.

Tune in tomorrow at 12pm on INDI. 101.5 ✨
https://indi1015.ca

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 02/05/2024

Stop by the Marketplace from 12-5pm to check out art pieces by MDC Art🌟

Marvin, a Bahamian-born artist currently studying Graphic Design at Mohawk College, is the creative force behind MDC Art—an innovative and emerging company that caters to art enthusiasts of different tastes and budgets.

From stunning drawings and paintings to unique caricatures and prints, Marvin's artistic prowess knows no bounds. Marvin's work is deeply rooted in his cultural upbringing, drawing inspiration from the vibrant festivities of Junkanoo, the soulful notes of Bahamian music, and the rich tapestry of fine art. His global artistic influences shine through, creating pieces that reflect a profound emotional connection to culture, creativity, and personal expression.

https://mdc4art.ca

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 02/05/2024

Stop by the Marketplace from 12-5pm to check out art pieces by MDC Art🌟

Marvin, a Bahamian-born artist currently studying Graphic Design at Mohawk College, is the creative force behind MDC Art—an innovative and emerging company that caters to art enthusiasts of different tastes and budgets.

From stunning drawings and paintings to unique caricatures and prints, Marvin's artistic prowess knows no bounds. Marvin's work is deeply rooted in his cultural upbringing, drawing inspiration from the vibrant festivities of Junkanoo, the soulful notes of Bahamian music, and the rich tapestry of fine art. His global artistic influences shine through, creating pieces that reflect a profound emotional connection to culture, creativity, and personal expression.

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 01/31/2024

Pitch your business and you could win a business services valued at $5000🌟

The Mohawk Centre for Entrepreneurship proudly presents the 10th annual Pitch It To Win It competition!

to last year's competition where Ube Desserts by Pan de Ordi won first place!🏆

The Business Support Package includes services for your business in the following categories: Marketing, Social Media, High Performance Coaching, SEO/Website, Brand Photography and MORE!

If you're part of our community, don't miss this chance to shine and expand your network.

🗓 Applications are open until February 11

Apply now: https://www.mohawkcollege.ca/form/pitch-it-to-win-it-application

01/30/2024

Could your elevator pitch use some work? Join us for this dynamic workshop tailored for beginner entrepreneurs and innovators eager to master the art of a compelling elevator pitch✨

In this interactive workshop, you will learn the essential elements of creating a concise and impactful elevator pitch that effectively communicates your start-up's value.

Lead by Executive Leadership Coach, Alexis Lenihan, you don't want to miss this workshop!

Register now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-start-up-spark-crafting-your-elevator-pitch-tickets-801663275437?aff=oddtdtcreator

01/29/2024

Are you ready to pitch your business and win a support package valued at $5000?🌟

The Mohawk Centre for Entrepreneurship proudly presents the 10th annual Pitch It To Win It competition!🏆

Here's your chance to pitch your business and seize the opportunity to win a business support package valued at $5000!

If you're part of our community, don't miss this chance to shine and expand your network.

🗓 Applications are open until February 11

Apply now: https://www.mohawkcollege.ca/form/pitch-it-to-win-it-application

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 01/26/2024

📢 Business owners, prepare yourself for the approaching tax season with these virtual workshops!

Led by the knowledgeable facilitator Sharon Watson from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), this session is specially crafted to equip sole proprietors with essential insights for navigating tax season successfully.

As tax time approaches, join us to demystify the T1 filing process, understand specific tax obligations and deductions, and gain practical tips from an expert. Sharon Watson's guidance will help you prepare, ensuring a seamless and informed approach to your small business taxes.

🚨IMPORTANT: There are two separate dates for this workshop – one for Sole Proprietorship and one for Corporations. Please ensure you register for the correct workshop.

Sole Proprietors: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/everything-you-need-to-know-small-biz-tax-season-t1sole-proprietorships-tickets-809136277387

Corporations: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/everything-you-need-to-know-small-biz-tax-season-t1corporations-tickets-809145515017

01/23/2024

🎉We are excited to introduce Entrepreneur of The Month!

Are you an entrepreneur who's been tirelessly building your dream business? The Mohawk Centre for Entrepreneurship would like to celebrate you!🥳

This title aims to spotlight one outstanding entrepreneur and their business within our vibrant community. If you're passionate about your business and have made a meaningful impact in your industry, this is your chance to shine!

The chosen entrepreneur will receive the following:
✅ A feature on our social media channels
✅ A spotlight in our email newsletter
✅ An exclusive opportunity to be a guest on our radio show

This is more than just an award — it's a celebration of your hard work, resilience, and contributions to our local community.

Apply now or nominate a deserving entrepreneur who deserves this spotlight:
https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=nCuYr0ZnG0OBvsOt4i1W8FecJ4sRAtpNlq-gmWZXzWBUNUVKWEdNMzNLTFUzQzBIOFJVQThPUkc1OC4u

01/22/2024

🎙️This week on Radio Show, we have an incredible guest joining us: Alex Graham from Me Tour Inc.

Tune in as we chat about world of entrepreneurship with Alex, exploring her journey of helping businesses increase visibility 3D virtual tours!

Tune in tomorrow at noon on INDI 101.5!

01/12/2024

Join us for an exciting online workshop where we will dive into the world of metrics and help you take control of your small business!🔑

During this interactive session, our facilitator by Ryan Anderson, will guide you through the process of understanding and analyzing key metrics that matter most to your business. You'll gain the knowledge you need to make data-driven decisions and drive your business forward.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with like-minded small business owners and learn from industry experts.

Register now⬇️
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rise-defy-workshop-owning-your-metrics-for-your-small-biz-tickets-796783138817?aff=oddtdtcreator

*This workshop is open to all!

01/09/2024

Join us for a SURGE Workshop: Time Management and Work/Life Balance!

Are you struggling to find the right balance between work and personal life? Do you often feel overwhelmed with managing your time effectively? This workshop is designed to help you tackle these challenges and achieve a harmonious work/life balance.

During this online event, we will share valuable insights and practical tips on effective time management techniques. They will guide you on how to prioritize tasks, set achievable goals, and avoid burnout. You will also learn strategies to enhance productivity and make the most of your time.

*This workshop is intended for Mohawk Students and Alumni

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/surge-workshop-time-management-and-worklife-balance-tickets-793868190127?aff=oddtdtcreator

12/25/2023

From all of us at the Centre for Entrepreneurship, may your holidays be merry and bright!🎄

12/22/2023

Bill Gates is a great reminder of the invaluable teachings of failure. While success deserves celebration, the real growth emerges from understanding the lessons failure offers!

At The Centre for Entrepreneurship, we embrace the spirit of continuous learning and improvement. We believe that failure is a part of the path to success, allowing us to evolve, adapt, and innovate💡✨

💬 What lessons have you learned from failure that have propelled you toward success? Let us know in the comments!

12/21/2023

Who else can relate?😂

Have you ever been caught talking to yourself? Let us know in the comments!

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 12/19/2023

The CFE Team had an amazing time at the holiday party this weekend🎉

Supporting our local community, networking, and connecting with fellow entrepreneurs is at the heart of what we do!

🤝 Having a strong community is a game-changer for any entrepreneur! If you haven’t attended networking events yet, make it a goal for 2024.

Connecting with like-minded individuals fosters growth, learning, and endless possibilities!

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 12/14/2023

Last night’s DEFY Holiday Social was magical🪄

Our second annual event had an incredible turnout, filled with laughter, connections, and excitement. We want to extend a massive THANK YOU to Kathy from Seed HHN for her tremendous support in making this night possible! 🙌

Our Bingo Networking and Elevator Pitch Competition were huge hits, sparking engaging conversations and showcasing some incredible talents!

Plus, the prizes were amazing – congratulations to all the lucky winners! 🎁🏆

A special shoutout to everyone who joined us! Your presence made the evening an absolute success and contributed to an empowering atmosphere for our female entrepreneurship community.

Let’s keep building connections and supporting each other’s journeys! Stay tuned for more exciting events and opportunities in the future!

AND happy Holidays!🎄✨

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 12/14/2023

Check out .and.chill at the Mohawk College Marketplace TODAY from 10 AM to 3 PM🤩

Create and Chill creates homemade earrings, charms, hair clips, bracelets, rings, bookmarks and prints!

12/11/2023

💣 Entrepreneurs, here's a truth bomb: skills can be learned, acquired, and developed over time...

And while skills are valuable, nothing compares to the fire of passion burning within you.

That unyielding drive, that insatiable hunger for your dreams - propels you forward when the going gets tough. It's the unwavering belief that keeps you innovating, creating, and pushing boundaries.

So, while skills are like currency, passion? It's the priceless gem that defines your journey, your success, and your legacy.

Let that fiery passion within you light up your path! 🔥✨

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 12/05/2023

Check out Karla-Marie Creativo at the Mohawk College Marketplace tomorrow from 10 AM to 3 PM🌟

Explore the wonderful designs and illustrations by Karla-Maria Creativo. Don't miss out on this chance to see her unique and beautiful artwork!

DEFY Holiday Social - Female Networking Event 12/01/2023

Have you registered for the DEFY Holiday Social yet?🎄🥂

This an evening event celebrating female entrepreneurs brought to you by the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College and SEED HHN. You will have a chance to meet other like-minded, talented female entrepreneurs and enjoy an evening of food, drinks, great conversations and learning.

DEFY: As an entrepreneur, there are several things you need to defy; the fear of failure, the status quo, stereotypes, comfort zone, authority, and competition.

Are you willing to be defiant to find success as an entrepreneur?

*This event is intended for those identifying as female.

Register now:

DEFY Holiday Social - Female Networking Event Join us for a festive evening packed with networking, activities, holiday bites and drinks. 'Tis the season to connect and celebrate!

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 11/30/2023

Visit Musey at the Mohawk Marketplace tomorrow!🌟

Musey is a social enterprise partnering with artists and craftspeople to promote fair trade and sustainability. They bring luxury handmade products from Sri Lanka to the global market.

We are excited to welcome you! 🎉

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 11/29/2023

We are excited to welcome to the marketplace tomorrow! Stop by and check out this pop-up shop tomorrow from 8am-4pm🤩

Erra Fashion Co. is a slow fashion, apparel & accessories company focused on elevating the streetwear experience. Each collection embodies the idea of ‘classy meeting casual’—the everyday mixed with the elegant. All pieces are handmade in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, using locally-sourced fabrics. Erra Fashion Co. is woman-owned, inclusive, and sustainable. Custom and wholesale orders are available upon request.

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 11/28/2023

Visit at the Mohawk Marketplace today until 3pm🤩

Embraced With Love is a local, handmade shop offering crystal bracelets, rings, sage, stickers and more!

+ Ask Michelle about her reiki and energy healing services!

11/24/2023

Join us for an exciting ONLINE event where we will dive into the world of social media! This workshop is tailored for students and beginners in business.

Learn the basics of creating a strong online presence, engaging with your audience, and leveraging social media platforms to grow your business. Our expert speaker will share valuable insights, tips, and strategies that will ignite your startup's social media game.

This event is intended for Mohawk College Students and Alumni.

Register now: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-startup-spark-social-media-basics-tickets-763481964107?aff=oddtdtcreator

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 11/23/2023

We are excited to host For The Love of Oils at Mohawk College's Marketplace!

For The Love of Oils is a natural cleaning brand that can help you live toxin-free🙌

They will sell products in the Marketplace from 10am-3pm on Monday.

If you are on campus Monday, pop by the marketplace and check out their unique products. Embrace a toxin-free lifestyle with this fantastic natural cleaning brand🌱

11/22/2023

We are excited to annouce our DEFY Holiday Social🎄🥂

The DEFY Holiday Social is an evening event celebrating female entrepreneurs brought to you by the Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College and SEED HHN. You will have a chance to meet other like-minded, talented female entrepreneurs and enjoy an evening of food, drinks, great conversations and learning.

DEFY: As an entrepreneur, there are several things you need to defy; the fear of failure, the status quo, stereotypes, comfort zone, authority, and competition.

Are you willing to be defiant to find success as an entrepreneur?

*This event is intended for those identifying as female.

Register now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/defy-holiday-social-female-networking-event-tickets-761220590277?aff=oddtdtcreator

11/20/2023

We turned 3 today🎉 Happy 3rd Birthday to The Centre of Entrepreneurship!🎂

Three years of fostering innovation, inspiring dreams, and transforming ideas into reality!

Our journey began with a vision to ignite the entrepreneurial flame within our school and local community, and today, we stand tall with over 4000 participants and 40 student businesses launched!

Reflecting on the incredible impact we've made together, we couldn't be more grateful for the support and dedication of our amazing team and everyone who's been part of this extraordinary adventure!

Here's to three years of growth, learning, and limitless possibilities! Let's continue shaping the future together!🎉🥳

11/17/2023

We closed out Global Entrepreneurships Week by leading a business audit/scavenger hunt with the Business Fundamentals class this afternoon🎉

Students were given a local business to research and audit. They then set off to find different stations around campus where they were numerically graded on their audits. The students assed what the businesses were doing well and what they need improvement on.

The areas of focus were:
🧠Company mission and vision
📲Digital presence
🤝Community engagement
🛍️Customer Experience

Photos from Centre for Entrepreneurship at Mohawk College's post 11/15/2023

🤖 Learn how to use AI to revolutionize your business at our upcoming RISE & DEFY event!

Join us for an exciting in-person workshop + networking event! Get ready to take your small business to the next level with the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

This event is your chance to learn from industry expert Joe Apps, network with like-minded professionals, and gain valuable insights into the world of AI.

📍Mohawk College, Fennell Campus, Room i131

Register now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rise-and-defy-ai-unleased-level-up-your-small-business-tickets-743743696417?aff=oddtdtcreator

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