Ideas and happenings in our community
Want to see what Groundswell’s programs are like and if they’re a good fit for what you’re trying to accomplish? You’re in luck! Groundswell has created a new one day workshop where you can join a community of like-minded individuals who want to make a difference in the world.
When you dream of starting your own social venture, what do you imagine yourself doing? Probably not accounting. (Unless you’re an accountant?) Join Jessica Somers of Cordova St Consulting for an accessible accounting seminar for the rest of us!
Energy, power, and vision. Meet Build program lead educator and marketing strategist Emily Chow.
Discover how you can receive a $350 bursary to use towards your BUILD tuition!
Whether it’s personal development and clarity of concept or hard skills like budgeting and financing, Groundswell’s 5-month BUILD program has everything you need to turn your big idea into a socially-conscious small business.
Groundswell co-founder Gilad Babchuk shares how the EXPLORE programs helps students get out of their own way so they can get back on their path towards a creating a more meaningful livelihood.
Learn what makes Groundswell so unique from other Vancouver-based business schools and incubators with Founder Gilad Babchuk.
Join us on June 17th at Main Street Car Free Day. It’s Groundswell’s 1st Market Day of the year for alumni and the latest cohort of Test Market participants.
Up to $15,000 in microfinancing for tuition and start-up costs is available to Groundswell participants and alumni through a special partnership with Vancity.
A mentor, advisor, and board member at Groundswell, John has been a true friend and invaluable member of our community.
Alumni Trixie Ling uses the power of shared meals to connect immigrants and refugee women to their new community through food and stories. Her first pop-up dinner sold out in 5 days - April 7th is your chance to get another taste of the experience!
Groundswell alumni Tania brings her outdoor photography inspired custom prints and eco-conscious slow fashion to several markets this year. And if you're a friend of Groundswell's she'll hook you up with a deal!
In the world of entrepreneurship, we hear about having to hustle, compete, and focus on achieving that ever important goal. But are these gendered expectations? Within the continuum of gender, Cori recognizes nuances between "feminine" and "masculine" energies. She finds her path and power by embracing her feminine energy, rather than homogenizing differences for the sake of "equality".
Meet the creative and passionate Madeleine Shaw, Groundswell advisor and mentor.
We hold entrepreneurs in high esteem because they do something extremely difficult: they manage dozens of roles singlehandedly in the midst of immense uncertainty. For those on the outside looking in, entrepreneurs may appear to be the ultimate multi-taskers. However, as I’ve found with this cohort, the most successful are those who maintain a relentless focus on the single most important task at hand