Showcase For Newcomer Entrepreneur Women of Halifax
posted on October 11, 2017
Enactus Dalhousie and Global Shapers Halifax are holding their second annual showcase for entrepreneur immigrant women in November. It is an initiative to help newcomer women to participate more in the community by showing their entrepreneurial ideas. The hosts help turn participants’ ideas to reality.
They, also, provide information on how to start a company, business models, developing a pitch, and workshops to present a pitch at the event in November. The workshops and classes are held starting October 26th and the final pitch is held on November 27th.
For more information on the initiative and how to sign up, click here.
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