Start-ups for Technology Professionals: Launching Your Business

25 Jan. 2018


**UPDATE January 11, 2018: The workshop is now FULL. Please contact Ferdinand Langit, Program Coordinator, Benefits & Volunteering to be added to the waitlist.**

Don’t know where to start with your business idea or how to get it off the ground? ASET has partnered with Innovate Calgary to host a full day workshop which will prime you with a basic foundation to help move you in the right direction. Topics of interest include: 

  • Basic start-up terminology and concepts
  • Customer interview techniques
  • Customer discovery
  • Business model design
  • Corporate structure
  • Intellectual property strategies
  • Financing alternatives
  • ... and more! 

The day will wrap up with a Q&A panel session consisting of both first-time and well-seasoned entrepreneurs. Listen to their start-up successes, struggles, and insights on what it’s like to build a company from the ground up.

This workshop is open to ASET members who are interested in starting a venture, or are entrepreneurs currently pursuing a business idea.

Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Innovate Calgary, 3553 31 Street NW – Boardroom 2/3 (free parking available, or nearby CTrain access @ Brentwood Station)
Cost: $50.00 (includes light breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack)




9:00 - 9:10 AM

Welcome & Intros

9:10 - 9:30AM 

Ice Breaker

10:15 - 12:00PM

Start-up Primer

12:00 - 12:45PM

Lunch & Networking

12:45 - 2:45PM


2:45 - 3:30PM

Q&A Panel Session




Deadline to Register: Thursday, January 18, 2018 (no refunds for cancellations after the registration deadline)