Programs

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EPICentre provides programs and services that are intended to help students and recent graduates start and grow their businesses. Please see all of the programs offered below. Please note, all programs and services are FREE for students and recent graduates.

Mentorship Program

EPICentre offers students and recent graduates up to $5,000 and the help of a mentor, to work on their business over the course of four months. For more information, Visit our Mentorship Program page.

Cross-Border Internship Program

Students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply for a $5,000 grant to help them perform research into moving their company into the U.S. More information coming soon.

EPICentre Co-op Placement

Are you interested in working for EPICentre as a co-op student? Are you excited about helping start-up businesses grow? For more information, Contact Nicole Anderson: nsleiman@uwindsor.ca.

Business Consulting

Are you interested in receiving FREE business consulting for your start-up? If so, please fill out the following intake form to be considered as a client for our upper-year business consulting course. Projects worked on in the past include marketing strategies, feasibility analyses, business model development, as well as general business plan advice and guidance. Please direct the intake form and all questions to Jeanne Deslippe: jdeslip@uwindsor.ca

CLIENT INTAKE FORM

If you are interested in joining the business consulting class as a student consultant, please contact Dr. Francine Schlosser: fschlosser@uwindsor.ca or Professor Jim Marsh: marsh@uwindsor.ca for more information.

Legal Consulting

The Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship Clinic at the Faculty of Law offers a wide range of consulting services to help you develop your business. Please visit their website here to be considered as a client for free legal consulting: www.uwindsor.ca/law/ltec.

Peer-2-Peer Consulting

Mentors from the community are dedicating their time to helping student start-ups succeed. One a week a mentor will host a half-hour sessions with start-ups to provide advice on the various questions that these start-ups may pose. Additionally, this is an opportunity for an aspiring consulting student to sit with a mentor and learn how they provide consulting advice. This allows for start-ups to receive free mentoring, while another student learns how to deliver consulting advice. To sign up as a student learning about consulting from our Community Consultant, please email Lavinia Jula: lavinia@uwindsor.ca. To sign up as a start-up to receive consulting, please visit our events page.

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Venture Competitions

EPICentre hosts an annual Blue Sky Competition, allowing students the opportunity to win up to $1,500 while developing a business idea. Please see our events page for more information.

EPICentre would like to send you to Venture Competitions across the globe! Please see our resources section for more information on competitions available to you. If you are interested in applying for any of these competitions, please contact Nicole Anderson: nsleiman@uwindsor.ca.

Enactus Windsor

Enactus Windsor is a student-run organization founded in 2005 at the Odette School of Business. They strike to empower local members, instil entrepreneurial action, and enhance the economic health of the community by enabling the progress of student leaders and establishing sustainable projects throughout the Windsor-Essex area. For more information on Enactus, please visit: www.enactuswindsor.com.

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    Incubator Members
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    Student/Alumni Members
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