Pitch Bootcamps – CXC

Bootcamps and Virtual Accelerators

To support entrepreneurs in anticipation for the Canadian Export Challenge Programming, a series of bootcamps and virtual accelerators will be available in partnership with our sponsors. 

BOOTCAMPS

CONNECTING TO THE GLOBAL MARKET: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON EXPORTING CONNECTING WITH ENTREPRENEURS ACROSS GLOBAL ECOSYSTEMS

The Canadian Export Challenge (CXC) Go Global Bootcamps aim to provide current and aspiring entrepreneurs with a deep dive on the most relevant topics to support them through their entrepreneurial journey especially so through these unprecedented times.

This webinar will examine international perspectives on exporting and connecting to global markets, featuring representatives from two countries that have an active startup community: the Czech Republic and Israel, as well as participation from Allied for Startups International, a worldwide network of over 40 advocacy organizations in 3 continents focused on improving the policy environment for startups.

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GET DIGITAL: UPPING YOUR E-COMMERCE GAME Q&A | IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EDC, GOOGLE AND TCS

In the Get Digital: Upping your E-commerce Game Q&A Bootcamp, panellists from EDC, TSC and Google discussed new ways to boost your digital presence and acquire new customers. As a follow-up conversation to EDC’s Get digital: Upping your e-commerce game webinar, this bootcamp had a focus on registrants questions.

Learn more about:

  • What e-commerce is and why it’s the best way forward
  • How COVID-19 is changing the way customers buy
  • What it means to build an omnichannel business
  • How to develop an omnichannel strategy, including payment and order fulfilment
  • How to build a strong brand across all channels

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HOW TO MARKET YOUR STARTUP GLOBALLY WITH PUBLICIZE

In the How to Market your Startup Globally Bootcamp, Sjoerd Martens, Head Of Account Management at Publicize, provides insights on Public Relations best practices such as:

  • Market research – why do you want to go global and what is your specific target audience profile?
  • Storytelling- who are you, and why do you matter. Tailoring to your audience profile(s)
  • Pitching stories/ journalists in different regions- Canada v. the USA v. Latam for example

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VIRTUAL ACCELERATORS

WOMEN GOING GLOBAL VIRTUAL ACCELERATOR

The Canadian Export Challenge (CXC) Virtual Accelerators aim to provide current and aspiring entrepreneurs with guidance that addresses the most relevant aspects of the preparation and execution stages of the export journey.

The Women Going Global Accelerator is an event designed to support women entrepreneurs who are thinking about, working towards, or are already exporting their products or services.

The hour and a half sessions will include a mix of presentations, Q&A opportunities and small breakout sessions for more in depth conversations.

Watch the recordingSCALING INDIGENOUS BUSINESSES GLOBALLY VIRTUAL ACCELERATOR

The Canadian Export Challenge (CXC) Virtual Accelerators aim to provide current and aspiring entrepreneurs with guidance that addresses the most relevant aspects of the preparation and execution stages of the export journey.

The Scaling Indigenous Businesses Globally Accelerator is an event designed to support Indigenous entrepreneurs who are thinking about, working towards, or are already exporting their products or services.

The hour and a half sessions will include a mix of presentations, Q&A opportunities and small breakout sessions for more in depth conversations.

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Have Questions?

Please email cxc@startupcan.ca and we will get back to you as soon as we can.