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BDC Social Entrepreneurship Talks : Fostering Social Enterprises

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Planet Hatch

50 Crowther Lane

#140

Fredericton, NB E3C 0J1

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Venture for Canada proudly presents BDC Social Entrepreneurship Talks. Join us for an evening of conversation with Joanna Nickerson (Social Innovation Manager, Pond-Deshpande Centre ), Joanna Killen (CEO, Momentum Canada) and Julia Feltham (Executive Director, Sackville Commons) and Craig Ryan (Director, Social Entrepreneurship at BDC) to discuss the shifting landscape from profits to progress in our region.

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Location: Planet Hatch | #140, 50 Crowther Lane, Fredericton
Date & Time: Friday, April 20, 2018 | 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

  • 5:30 - 6:00 PM - Doors Open & Check-In

  • 6:00 - 6:20 PM - Opening Remarks from BDC

  • 6:20 - 7:00 PM - Appetizers & Networking

  • 7:00 - 8:30 PM - Panel Discussion

  • 8:30 - 9:00 PM - Social Networking

Why You Should Attend:

  • To learn how you can start or scale your journey as a social entrepreneur.

  • To learn more about the social enterprise ecosystem and available resources in New Brunswick.

Who Should Attend:

  • Students interested in a career in entrepreneurship.

  • Startup founders and young professionals looking to learn more about the resources available for social enterprises in New Brunswick.

  • Fellows and Alumni interested in learning more about the social entrepreneurship landscape.

About the Speakers:

Joanna Nickerson has a strong background in both business and non-profit organizations, Joanna is motivated to enable social entrepreneurship in the region. She manages the B4 Change Accelerator at the Pond-Deshpande Centre – a program which facilitates and nurtures high-impact social ventures and is the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada.

Julia Feltham is the Executive Director of the Sackville Commons which has quickly become a dynamic and thriving space where local entrepreneurs, artists, artisans, non-profits and community groups are coming together to work, share ideas and resources, and build a sense of community.

Joanna Killen is the CEO of Momentum Canada. Momentum Canada was founded in January 2017 and has been actively supporting Canadian companies validate their business ideas, build their sales pipeline and increase revenue of existing products/services using human-centred design and client skills development ever since.

Craig Ryan is Director, Social Entrepreneurship at BDC, the only bank in Canada devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs. He leads its efforts to grow the entrepreneurial movement of certified Beneficial Corporations (B Corps). Craig has more than 20 years’ experience in the public, private and civil society sectors. He holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School. He is a guest lecturer at McGill University’s business school and a member of the board of directors of Rise Asset Development.



Thank you to our Community Partner, Planet Hatch for hosting the event.

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