Is Branding something you know your business needs but you have no idea how to go about creating it? Branding is so much more than just logos, colours, and fonts. Learn how you can create a brand that won't quit with Anna Bohn, our resident design and branding expert and proud Groundswell alumni.
Get a taste of the workshop series that participants are calling "groundbreaking" and explore the first step towards becoming a social entrepreneur: looking inward. You’ll also get the 411 on Groundswell’s programs. Bring yourself, your curiosity and your questions!
Build it and they will come? Well that depends. You might have an amazing, innovative or new product/service. But if you don't tell the right people, at the right time, in the right way - you could be out of luck. In this interactive session, you’ll hear from Selena McLachlan, Director of Marketing & Communications at Modo Co-operative, on her experience marketing products and services in the social purpose and co-operative business space.
We carry an incredible media making machine in our hands every day. Learn to make the best of your smart phone and tell you story through video with authenticity. Join the Groundswell Build Cohort for a special media-making workshop with Groundswell alum and filmmaker Flick Harrison.
So you've got an idea... but how will that translate into financial viability for you and your business? On Tuesday, learn how you can turn ideas into numbers - in a friendly session on budgets and financial projections designed for social venture startups . Speaker: Realize Strategies CEO and Groundswell mentor John Kay.
New to small business loans and lending? Want to start a non-profit or social venture and need access to funds? Get a thorough introduction from our friends at Vancity, plus personalized feedback and tips on how to successfully pitch to lenders, and the chance to ask all the questions about loans you were afraid to ask - until now!