Start your venture building journey by playing in our sandbox.

Launching a startup is no easy feat and entrepreneurship@UBC is here to help you every step of the way. Come and play in the Entrepreneurial Explorer sandbox, a blend of curated, open-source, online entrepreneurship resources, community engagement opportunities, and streamlined mentor office hours designed to get you started with the entrepreneurial mindset and the tools to embark on the early stages of startup ideation. Go at your own pace, and on your own time.


How it works

Gain access to curated, self-directed startup programming, based on the success of hundreds of UBC entrepreneurs. Designed to fit your own schedule and journey, these resources guide you through the foundational steps of starting your business. 

As an Entrepreneurial Explorer, you will have the opportunity to meet with entrepreneurship@UBC advisors through office hours to discuss your progress and seek guidance. You will have the opportunity to build your network amongst a community of UBC entrepreneurs through in-person and online engagement opportunities.

Are you a UBC Faculty member looking to infuse entrepreneurial thinking into your student community? We work collaboratively with faculties across the university to create custom programming and experiential learning opportunities to help students innovate across a range of disciplines. Get in touch with our team to learn more!


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What you get

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Self directed startup programming

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Curated venture building resources

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1:1 Mentor Office Hours

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We are located across UBC Point Grey and Robson Square Campus. Learn more about our locations

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey and Robson Square campuses are situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil- Waututh) Nations.

About us

entrepreneurship@UBC propels UBC innovations out into the world through venture creation, providing UBC students, researchers, faculty members, alumni and staff with the resources, networks, and funding they need to succeed.

We are a part of Innovation UBC in the Vice-President, Research and Innovation (VPRI) portfolio

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