Our college and university program has partnered with Sault College and Algoma University to promote the On-Campus Entrepreneurship Activities program. Promoting entrepreneurship on campus by providing students with an opportunity to take part in entrepreneurial activities, connect with entrepreneurial opportunities in the community, and access business resources while still in your studies. 

We also offer advisory services to youth aged 18-29 who are interested in or have started their own business. Need help taking the next step or have an idea and not sure what to do now? Become a client today to book your first appointment with us and let us help YouLaunch your future business ideas! 

Check out what programming we offer college and university students below. 

YouBrew: Morning Coffee Break

Everything third Tuesday of the month between September and March you are invited to Algoma University or Sault College to try our special coffee roast "The Hustle" from St. Joseph Island Coffee Roasters. Along with a chance to meet other entrepreneurial organizations that can help you build your business ideas. 

Special Events

We host and partner in a variety of larger special events for youth aged 18-29 in the Algoma region such as:

  • The Business Blitz (2018)

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES) Algoma (2017, 2019)

Contests

Throughout the year we host a variety of contests to help kick start your business ideas and give you a chance to win some start up funding dollars. 

Innovative Entrepreneur Certificate

From September  - March, we will run 6 workshops on a variety of topics to help you build your business. If you attend all 6 workshops throughout your studies you will earn the coveted Innovative Entrepreneur Certificate. 

If you can only make one or two, you can add the individual workshop as a link to your LinkedIn profile. 

Business Tools and Resources

As we find exciting and interesting tools to help you grow your business we share them with you. 

YouNews

Every second Thursday of the month we share our newsletter, a quick read to keep you updated on all things entrepreneurship. We share upcoming events, discount codes for youth to attend workshops and events, tips and tools, and more.

Access to the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Working with us or attending any of our events will also give you access to the multitude of resources available to you as a young entrepreneur in Algoma. Contact us today if you have any questions. 

UNIVERSITY & COLLEGE

99 Foster Drive l Level 6 l Sault Ste Marie, ON l P6A 5X6 l youlaunch@ssmic.com

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