eHub News, August 19, 2014
Featuring: CAMP Festival, Beakerhead, Tactalis, Preflight, Basecamp & more!
Five Distinct Entrepreneur Personality Types and How They Each Run Their Startups
Entrepreneurs create efficiencies, make things easier/better and sometimes even save lives. They also bring us entertainment, fun, fashion and better pie. These are an amazing people to know because they are generally glass half-full, forward-thinking builders who want to make a positive change in the world.
As we previously had a bit of fun with venture capitalist personality profiles, in no particular order here are the top five personality profiles of entrepreneurs.
THE KING ALMIGHTY
Entirely infected by founderitis but completely unaware is the enthroned King Almighty. All hail. If you don’t recognize the genius, well you’re just too stupid to get it.
The King will generally hire backside smoochers and....
Do you want to go CAMPing?
OK, so maybe camping is not everyone’s cup of tea. The annoying mosquitos are constantly after you, and curious grizzly bears are breathing down your neck, not to mention the lack of showers....
Whether you are a student exploring career possibilities, or a professional wanting to see what the creative industry leaders are up to, CAMP Festival happening in Calgary...
A smash up of art, science and engineering
Join us Sept. 12 & 13 for 2 special Beakerhead events; Future Academy & Cocktails, Candy & Robots. This is a community initiative between AcceleratorYYC, EZ Robot & the Vulcan Brand Innovation Team, from the Town of Vulcan, The Sugar Cube & 5 Vines. Limited spots!
Application Deadline to Exhibit at Tech Showcase Extended
Apply now to showcase your company to over 400 attendees and a cross section of Calgary's advanced tech sector including industry, media, potential investors/clients and fellow entrepreneurs.
#Support Local: Tactalis Launches Indiegogo Campaign
NOTORIOUS Beer Garden a HUGE Success!
Transforming our #PopUpPatioYYC into the ONLY Beer Garden for the Calgary Fringe Festival exceeded our expectations. We sold out every show; rain or shine!
We were 100% volunteer run and could not have done it without NOTORIOUS, Village Brewery, 5 Vines, It's Date Night, Without Papers, Calgary Fringe & Critical Mass.
PREFLIGHT & BASECAMP PROGRAMS EXPANDING!
Due to the overwhelming response to our Students to Startups Program and our awesome partnership with VA Angels & The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship & Innovation; we are proud to open the doors to more entrepreneurs for our Preflight (Pre-Accelerator) Program & BaseCamp with VA Angels. These programs will still be small & intimate programs with amazing one on one mentorship and all facilitated by local entrepreneurs.
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