Yukon Innovation Week 2020

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by Canadian Innovation Space
Nov 12, 2020

A week-long celebration that builds momentum and fosters connections among northern innovators, entrepreneurs, partners, funders, and tech friends within the Yukon Startup and Tech Community during  #CanadianInnovationWeek.

Hall of Innovators – Awards Ceremony

    • Join Northlight Innovation online for the introduction and celebration of the Yukon changemakers, trailblazers, and innovators who were selected for the inaugural Hall of Innovators Awards Ceremony
    • Date & Time: Nov 20, 2020; 4:00 PM in Mountain Time

Barriers and benefits to entrepreneurial thinking in government Part-1

    • In partnership with the University of Calgary, Yukon’s Northlight Innovation is proud to invite you to this first of a two-part online recording on the opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurial thinking in government.

Barriers and Benefits to Entrepreneurial Thinking in Government – Part II

    • Join Northlight Innovation for this second of a two-part online recording on the opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurial thinking in government. Part two of the series will examine how we foster long-term economic growth in Calgary and Alberta.

Startup Product Design A-Z

    • Adam Wilson from Polyform Studio will be giving a full overview of the startup journey from idea to App Store and beyond through the lens of product and design.
    • Date & Time: November 16, 2020; 5:30PM MT

5 Free, Simple Digital Marketing Activities All Entrepreneurs Need To Do ASAP

    • In this talk, we will go through the five things I wish every entrepreneur would do in their early days. These things are FREE. These things are SIMPLE. And most importantly for you, doing these things earlier will help you market better, for less when you’re ready for more substantial marketing efforts.
    • Date & Time: November 17, 2020; 12:00PM -1:00PM MT

Yukon’s Design Jam Local

    • A 24-hour competition to spark innovation and collaboration in order to revitalize Yukon’s local economy and community. Like many others, Yukon’s community has seen the ripple effects brought about by COVID-19. Join Northlight Innovation for an innovation challenge to explore and ideate on business opportunities, economic initiatives, and community activities that will lead us into the future.
    • Date & Time: November 20 6:00 pm – November 21 @ 6:00 pm MT

Discover more about Yukon Innovation Week Here

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