Jul 11, 2013 | Post by: bizinc No Comments

4 More Networking Tips for the Socially Awkward

Last week, I posted four tips that help all of us socially awkward people network. If you read it, you’ve armed yourself with the best conversational salvos you can muster, dropkicked your negative ideas of networking into a dump somewhere, and can now more confidently declare yourself to be an invaluable

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Jun 27, 2013 | Post by: bizinc Comments Off

4 Networking Tips for the Socially Awkward

Does socializing seem like a drag? Are you too mortified to bring up “business” in a conversation? (Do you still worry about puking at your next networking event?) As a current or future entrepreneur, you never know when you could meet someone that can help you and your business. But

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Jun 20, 2013 | Post by: bizinc 78 Comments

5 Reasons To Launch A Startup In School

I came into the startup game a little ‘late’ in my life. Three years ago, I decided to launch my first startup with my best friend from way back in grade school. That didn’t last long. Three failed startups and an Ivey MBA later, here I am, broke but loving

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Jun 17, 2013 | Post by: bizinc 312 Comments

Forget About Finding A Summer Job

Finding summer employment is a stressful endeavour for many university and college students. Not only are we pressured to find a well-paying job that can support our education and spending habits, but also a job that offers valuable experience relevant to our studies. With many of the 1.9 million post-secondary

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Jun 10, 2013 | Post by: bizinc Comments Off

The Power of Female Role Models

Post by Sarah Robson, BizInc Communications Assistant  After working with BizInc for the greater part of a year, I have noticed a significant trend: there are far less females that have come forth with their business ideas than men. I am a female who falls into this category, as I

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May 24, 2013 | Post by: bizinc Comments Off

How to Find the Next BIG Business Idea

Post by Sarah Robson, BizInc Communications Assistant  You want to dive into the world of entrepreneurship, but how on earth are you going to come up with the next big idea? If you are an individual who would rather own a business instead of working for a corporate giant in

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Apr 17, 2013 | Post by: bizinc Comments Off

GamePress wins $5K at Seed Your Startup

After an intense, exciting, and inspirational afternoon, the 2nd annual ‘Seed Your Startup’ business pitch competition awarded GamePress $5,000 to launch in London over summer 2013. Hosted by BizInc and the Student Success Centre at Western University, Seed your Startup encourages the transition from entrepreneurial ideas to formalized action plans.

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Sep 13, 2012 | Post by: bizinc Comments Off

StartMeUp

It’s that time of year again! BizInc will be hosting our annual ‘StartMeUp’ events at both Western and Fanshawe and we hope you can make it out. The events will consist of a short keynote speaker, followed by a panel of student entrepreneurs from both campuses who have been successful

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Jul 11, 2012 | Post by: bizinc Comments Off

Artrepreneurship: How Being an Artist Can Make You Money

Remember when we, or someone we knew, believed that business and art couldn’t go hand in hand? It was understood that business required analytical, strict, and decisive individuals who always knew what their next move was. The artist however is always exploring, experimenting, and double-minded on what to call their

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Apr 17, 2012 | Post by: bizinc Comments Off

Students In Free Enterprise

Also known as SIFE, Students In Free Enterprise,  is an international student run non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders. Participating students form teams on

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