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MaRS Future Leaders

MaRS Discovery District, Social Innovation Generation & Ashoka Canada present

Monday, July 23, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Friday, July 27, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

MaRS Future Leaders

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Are you between the ages of 13 and 15? Be one of only 20 students to take part in an entrepreneurship boot camp this summer at MaRS Discovery District. During this one-week session, you will invent and test an original business idea and learn skills critical to future success. MaRS Future Leaders is a unique hands-on program supported by one-on-one mentors, successful entrepreneurs and dynamic teachers.

Learn to:

  • See problems as opportunities
  • Interview potential customers 
  • Identify a target market
  • Create quick prototypes
  • Draft a business model
  • Present a compelling pitch

Build these skills:

  • Communication
  • Team work
  • Perseverance
  • Creativity
  • Critical thinking
  • Resilience
  • Goal-setting

Questions? Email futureleaders@marsdd.com

*A limited number of bursaries are available to those in need of financial assistance.  Contact Marielle Voksepp at mvoksepp@marsdd.com or 416.673.8100 x2277 to discuss.

When & Where


MaRS Centre
101 College Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7
Canada

Monday, July 23, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Friday, July 27, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EDT)


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MaRS Discovery District, Social Innovation Generation & Ashoka Canada present

MaRS (www.marsdd.com) is a large scale, mission driven innovation centre located in Toronto and networked across Ontario, focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies.

MaRS works closely with entrepreneurs to grow and scale their ventures into global market leaders in life sciences and health care, information, communications and entertainment technologies, cleantech, advanced materials and engineering, as well as innovative social purpose businesses. 

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Social Innovation Generation (SiG) (www.sigeneration.ca) is a collaborative partnership founded by The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the University of Waterloo, the MaRS Discovery District, and the PLAN Institute. Our ultimate goal is to support whole system change through changing the broader economic, cultural and policy context in Canada to allow social innovations to flourish.

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Ashoka (canada.ashoka.org) is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs – individuals with system-changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Ashoka is redefining the global citizen sector by creating a system of collaborative entrepreneurship. Connecting the work of individual social entrepreneurs to business, academic and public sector partners, they create a network effect driving the sector forward and developing new solutions to global problems.


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