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Venture Founder Info Session & AMA

June 23, 2022

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entrepreneurship@ubc is led by a team of dynamic thinkers, doers and creative problem solvers who work behind the scenes to bolster intra and entrepreneurial leadership and move innovation to impact through venture creation. Join us on June 23rd to meet the Venture Founder Stream and Studio Leads to learn more about our programs, how you can get involved and transform your startup idea into a fully fledged venture with entrepreneurship@UBC.

During this Info Session, you will receive a breakdown of the upcoming Venture Founder CORE and Lab2Launch streams and how to get involved with our Climate, Human Health, and Social Venture Studios. Find out what avenue is right for you and how to take the first step in your entrepreneurial journey with entrepreneurship@UBC.

Meet our team and take advantage of the three rounds of breakout sessions (“breakout roulette”) and AMA to ask the Stream and Studio leads your burning questions!


Applications are open!

Applications are open for our fall cohorts of Venture Founder CORE and Lab2Launch! Apply by Jun 30, 2022.

Did you know? Only one member of your team requires a UBC affiliation. Visit our website to learn more about application eligibility.

Are you building solutions across climate, human health or social impact? Ventures in our community can join our Venture Studios for additional programming and mentorship designed for their respective industries. Learn more.



  • Fraser Pogue - CORE Incubator Lead and Venture Activator
  • Dr. Sean Lumb - Associate Director, Lab2Launch and Interim Managing Director
  • Angela Hamilton - Entrepreneur in Residence and Social Venture Studio Lead
  • Jonathon Jafari - Entrepreneur in Residence and Human Health Venture Studio Lead
  • Dr. Shannon Bard - Entrepreneur in Residence and Climate Venture Studio Lead



  • 11:00: entrepreneurship@UBC 101 - Who we are and how to engage
  • 11:30: Breakout Room Roulette
  • 12:00: Application Walk-Through and AMA


Who should attend

This event is for any and all UBC-affiliated entrepreneurs seeking to apply to entrepreneurship@UBC’s Fall 2022 Venture Founder CORE and Lab2Launch cohorts. Anyone interested in our programming and learning more is encouraged to attend.

RSVP required.

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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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