Annual General Meeting
Your first opportunity to meet other Founders Network members and the executive team, an overview of the year ahead, and information about Director applications and hiring.
Member Social Events
Several events will be held throughout the year exclusively for club members, ranging from dinners to networking sessions and club nights.
Global Entrepreneurship Week
A variety of events including a startup showcase and pitch competition. Perfect for all aspiring entrepreneurs.
Similar to the concept of a Hackathon, the Idea-A-Thon event will focus on the generation of a viable business idea. With your own selected groups, and then randomly assigned groups, teams will analyze market needs and trends to conceptualize viable businesses in multiple rounds.
Future View Conference
In a fast moving world with new innovations emerging frequently, taking a moment to stop and analyze the present allows for a clearer view of the future. The Future View Conference will focus on the newest innovations of today, with a focus on where the future may lead. Delegates will hear from industry speakers, researchers, and interact in group sessions.
Entrepreneurial Speaker Series
Interested in entrepreneurship? Get the inside scoop from speakers who have experienced working within situations of extreme uncertainty. Speakers will give a presentation followed by a question and answer period.
Entrepreneurial Social Nights
Diverse teams are critical to success in a startup. Entrepreneurial social nights provide an opportunity to meet like-minded peers who may very well end up being a cofounder down the road.
Tech Consulting Case Competition
The annual Founders Network Microsoft Case Competition intends to promote students from a non-technical background to become more involved with utilizing technological platforms in a business setting.
New to the Founders Network this year, Resume Workshops will be held aiming to help members develop, tailor and improve resumes in accordance to your field of work or study.
The Careers Panel aims on bringing students and industry experts alike to cultivate new connections through sharing experiences and communicating individual journeys.
Placing a strong emphasis on tech based companies, the first annual Founders Network Career Fair aims to connect students with startups and big name companies.
Creating, developing and maintaining a startup or a business can be a very hard and extraneous task if one does not have the proper resources or industry experts to talk to. Founders Network Kickstarter Workshops aim to help future entrepreneurs and emerging startups develop and strengthen their skills, knowledge and businesses.
Monthly educationals are held to enlighten students about new and upcoming technologies, as well as introduce students to the main technologies used in the big tech companies.
The Founders Network will allow members to participate in project development. Led by experienced developers, the aim of these projects is get members familiar with the technologies that will help them create an MVP for their startup or land a software engineering job
Members will have a chance to present the projects they worked on throughout each term. This is the time to talk about challenges overcome, skills learned, and hear some feedback from fellow students.