Upcoming Events

  • September 28, 2017Toronto, ONFinance Cybersecurity Partnering Forum - Apply to Participate
    In order to facilitate potential partnerships between start-ups/scale-ups and FIs, OCE is hosting a partnering forum on September 28 to bring together potential collaborators for Technology Development and Demonstration projects. 

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can now apply to participate in the Finance Cybersecurity Partnering Forum.
  • October 3, 2017Toronto, ONThe Importance of Data and APIs in the Fintech Ecosystem

    Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and FinTech Sandbox are pleased to celebrate their recent partnership, and the official launch of the FinTech Sandbox platform in Ontario.

    Join leading-edge Ontario fintech SMEs, investors, financial institutions and government representatives for “The Importance of Data and APIs in the Fintech ecosystem,” an international thought leadership and networking event focused on Ontario’s red-hot fintech ecosystem.

    Our honoured guest at the event will be the Honourable Charles Sousa, Ontario’s Minister of Finance.

    Hosted by Thomson Reuters, the event will include keynote speakers, case studies, open-mic introductions/pitches, and a panel discussion followed by a networking reception sponsored by Morningstar.        

    Space is limited so register now!  To view the current agenda click here.

  • October 26, 2017Toronto, ONBabson Entrepreneur's Boot Camp at OCE

    Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned entrepreneur with a new idea, or an executive looking to bring entrepreneurial thinking into the workplace, with Babson’s Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp at OCE, you’ll discover how to capitalize on opportunity to create a thriving business. 

    What You Will Learn

    In this interactive program, you will gain tools and strategies for determining the feasibility of your entrepreneurial venture so you will have the confidence at the end of the program to launch a new business or grow and reinvigorate an existing business. Throughout the program, you will apply what you are learning to your business idea and conclude by pitching your business to the group. 

    Topics include:
    • Business models
    • Value proposition and differentiation
    • Customer acquisition
    • Financial modeling

    Hear from faculty and past participants in this video.

    Workshop Details

    Date: October 26-28, 8:30am-5:00pm

    Location: Ontario Centres of Excellence, 325 Front Street West, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2Y1