The Diversity Institute is delighted to present a new webinar series, with generous support from HSBC Bank, designed for early stage entrepreneurs in Alberta from underrepresented and underserved groups including
The Diversity Institute is delighted to present a new webinar series, with generous support from HSBC Bank, designed for early stage entrepreneurs in Alberta from underrepresented and underserved groups including newcomers, LGBTQ2+ folk, youth, women, Black and Indigenous peoples, and other racialized individuals.
The Alberta Inclusive Innovation Initiative (AI3) webinar series began this December with two online discussions taking participants from validating their business idea to designing a business plan. The AI3 series returns in 2021 to help entrepreneurs build and strengthen the financial health of their companies.
February 24 (11:30 AM – 12:30 PM MST) – Intro to business financing:
Access to financial capital is a key part of starting and growing a business. This session will explore the different financing options available to entrepreneurs. You’ll learn about the different kinds of debt and what a lender looks for.
A workshop by HSBC
(Mercredi) 11:30 pm - 12:30 pm MST
Diversity InstituteFounded in 1999 by Dr. Wendy Cukier, the Diversity Institute has conducted groundbreaking research on diversity and inclusion in Canada, developed impactful programs like the Newcomer Entrepreneurship Hub, external link, opens in new window, championed legislative change on Bill C-25 and has helped companies understand the opportunities of inclusion and develop tools to harness inclusion as a driver for success. The DI is leading the Government of Canada’s Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub and is a partner in the Future Skills Centre, external link, opens in new window.