Startups face a number of hurdles in their early days that can be made easier to overcome with the right help.

Get expert feedback on your startup concept, learn the fundamentals of tax as a small business owner and connect with up-and-coming tech talent at these events throughout the summer months.

Cybersecurity: What Leaders Need to Know in 2021

When is it: July 8, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Why you should attend: Cyber crime is becoming more common, with high-profile companies falling victim to cyber data breaches, resulting in the loss of millions of dollars. Join BrainStation for this hour-long educational session to learn the fundamentals of cybersecurity and information protection.
Cost to attend: Registration is free.
Learn more and register here.

Web Presence 101 – Ensuring Your Foundation Is Set

When is it: July 13, 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Why you should attend: Learn the fundamentals of setting up a successful online presence in this free webinar with Digital Main Street. Experts will teach attendees how to optimize web content, engage with customers in meaningful ways and understand the basic tools of digital marketing.
Cost to attend: Registration is free.
Learn more and register here.

QTBIPOC Design Presents: UX Nights

When is it: July 13, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Why you should attend: Led by global brand strategist and creative Steven Wakabayashi, this two-hour free seminar offers an evening of career coaching, networking with the design community online and discussions focused on UX.
Cost to attend: Registration is free.
Learn more and register here.

Founder Hotseat: Get Feedback on Your Ideas from Experts Online

When is it: July 21, 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Why you should attend: If you’re in the early stages of developing a business and want feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, this interactive event is for you. Participants must enroll and be approved in advance — learn more in the registration link to take part.
Cost to attend: Registration is free.
Learn more and register here.

General Small Business Tax Literacy Seminar

When is it: July 23, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Why you should attend: Hosted by Enterprise Toronto, small business owners can attend this presentation to understand essential tax information for self-employed individuals. Avoid common errors, learn about free tools and get general bookkeeping tips from a specialist with the City of Toronto.
Cost to attend: Registration is free.
Learn more and register here.

Develop Your Empathy to Develop More Accessible Apps

When is it: August 3, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Why you should attend: In this talk by Women Who Code, get first-hand insights on how developing accessible apps can help to have a massive impact on people’s health and lives.
Learn more and register here.

Virtual Hiring Event

When is it: August 11, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Why you should attend: All companies or job-seekers looking to connect with opportunities in their field can attend this virtual hiring event hosted by TorontoJobs.ca. In the two-hour online event, attendees will listen to talks by tech leaders, engage in networking sessions and more.
Cost to attend: Registration is free.
Learn more and register here.

TechTO Founders & Funding series: Galvanize & Boast.AI

When is it: August 13, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Why you should attend: Discover the untold stories about successful fundraising rounds, with firsthand accounts from the C-suite members of leading Canadian startups Boast.AI and Galvanize.
Cost to attend: Registration is free.
Learn more and register here.


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