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Be Build Brand

April 12

Free
Be.Build.Brand_Pitch Competition

What is Be.Build.Brand.?

Be.Build.Brand. (B3) is a 10-week entrepreneurship program for Toronto Community Housing tenants between the ages of 18 and 29. The program supports entrepreneurial ideas in the pre-incubation stage and helps participants to turn their ideas into viable business plans. The program offers exposure to relevant entrepreneurship content, industry guest speakers, and capacity-building opportunities.

Participants will get the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges for a chance to win seed funds for their business venture.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s B3 program will be held online.

Who is eligible?
  • Toronto Community Housing tenants
  • Youth who are 18 to 29 years old (as of September)
  • Not a previous recipient of Be.Build.Brand. start-up business fund

What are the program benefits?

  • Potential funding of up to $2,500 through Pitch Contest
  • Potential opportunity to receive  free branding and marketing from professional agency
  • Access to Digital Main Street – website development and digital marketing consultation
  • Actionable Business Plan through lean business model canvas
  • Networking opportunities with industry mentors, guest speakers and Be.Build.Brand alumni
  • Weekly training and skill-building opportunities

How do I apply?

  • Download the fillable application form (PDF)
  • Download the 2021 B3 poster (PDF).
  • Email your completed form to economic.opportunities@torontohousing.ca no later than Monday, April 12, 2021 by 5 p.m. 
  • Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted by the Be.Build.Brand. representative.

Who can I contact?

For information on how to enroll in the Be.Build.Brand. program, email us at economic.opportunities@torontohousing.ca or call 647-881-4092.

Details

Date:
April 12
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.torontohousing.ca/bebuildbrand