Event

  • Sat
    17
    Oct
    2020
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PMZOOM

    Pitching Skills for Entrepreneurs

    October 17, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Mountain Time

    on Zoom

     

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    Guest Speakers🎙

     

    Dr. Oleksiy Osiyevskyy

    Director - GBFI, Associate Professor at University of Calgary

    Dr. Oleksiy Osiyevskyy is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. In his scholarship, Oleksiy concentrates on the problem of achieving and sustaining firm growth through successfully engaging in entrepreneurial strategies. Particular areas of expertise include analyzing and designing innovative business models, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of corporate innovation practices, and evidence-based strategies for developing high-growth new ventures.

    Dr. Osiyevskyy’s scholarly achievements were recognized with the prestigious Canadian Izaak Killam Memorial Scholarship (during his Ph.D. studies), and numerous awards from the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Moreover, his research was included in the list of ‘research projects taking place at Canadian universities that teach important lessons for today's business leaders' by the Canadian Business Magazine. Before joining Haskayne School of Business, he was an Assistant Professor in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group of the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University (Boston), from 2014 till 2017.

     

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  • Sat
    10
    Oct
    2020
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PMZOOM

    Business Law & Tax for Startups

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    Guest Speakers:

    Roger Song

    Managing Lawyer at Song & Howard Law Office

    Roger is the managing lawyer of Song & Howard Law Office based in Calgary, Alberta. He focuses
    his practice to help Chinese entrepreneurs and companies to develop and operate projects and
    businesses in the province of Alberta and provide legal services to local Chinese community as
    well as general public in the areas of corporate, wills and estates, and real estate law. He has
    more than 20 years’ experiences of legal teaching and research, corporate in-house and private
    practice legal counsel in mainland China, US, Hong Kong, and Canada. He was admitted to
    practice law in the province of Alberta since 2014. He was also a lawyer admitted to practice in
    the state of New York from 1996 to 2019. Roger obtained his Bachelor of Law and Master of Law
    degrees from Beijing University, his LL.M degree from New York University and his Juris Doctor
    (JD) degree from University of Calgary.

    Business Law:

    1. Minute Book for a Start-up Company
      • Why is it important?
    2. Fund Raising by a Startup Company and Compliance with Securities Law in Canada
      • Case analysis
    3. Is Your Startup Company a Canadian Controlled Private Corporation (CCPC)?
      • Shareholding structure
      • Case analysis: What is the “Control” ?

     

    Caroline Pan

    Assurance Partner at Accel Professional Corporation

    Ms. Caroline Pan, CPA articled with one of the major Canadian CA training firms and has extensive experience in assurance services. She provided tax advisory services to professional clients including lawyers and dentists in one of the largest Canadian firms. As a National CPA final exam marker, module exam marker and exam arbitrator, she has also built a solid reputation with the CPA Professional Institution.

    Tax:

    1. Advantage and disadvantage for incorporation
    2. Common new business owner tax traps – Debit shareholder loan, GST registration & collection, two separate legal entities
    3. Tax obligation break-down: RP, RC, RT
    4. High-level tax planning opportunity with incorporated business: LCGE, tax distribution, SR&ED, CDA, family trust, and various subsidies by the government.

     

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  • Wed
    30
    Sep
    2020
    7 pm - 8:30 pmZOOM

    Want to discover more customers, but confused about where to start?🤔?

    Join our Roadshow Session #002 - Customer 101🤩

    September 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

    ZOOM

    and gain a better understanding of your customer discovery process!🤓

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    We recommend attending this session if you:

    • Have an idea you are looking to explore and validate its business potential
    • Want to gain a better understanding of the problem you are trying to solve
    • Want to gain a better understanding of your customer
    • Want to learn how to define your value proposition

     

    Our Guest Speaker🎙

    Colton Rhyason

    Programming Specialist at Startup Calgary
    Ask me about: Startup Calgary Programs, Community Events, Business Model, Lean Canvas, Partnerships
     
    Colton is a connector, facilitator, community-builder and entrepreneur. He has been involved in Alberta’s Entrepreneurship ecosystem as a student, post-secondary staff, and founder. In his current role, Colton collaborates with members of the Calgary ecosystem to build programming, facilitate workshops and provide support for early-stage tech entrepreneurs.

     

    About Startup Calgary:

    Have an idea and don't know where to start? Startup Calgary helps entrepreneurs turn their highly scalable ideas into reality by connecting them to what they need, when they need it. Through Startup Calgary's events and programs, you will tap into the tools, resources and connections needed to validate, build and launch your tech startup.

    About Canada China Commercial Association:

    Canada China Commercial Association (CCCA) has been hosting the innovation and entrepreneurship roadshow, a program where contestants attend training seminars and at the end, pitch their ideas at a pitching competition. The Roadshow program launched in 2017 and 2020 marks the fourth continuous year of the program.

    About 2020 CCCA Innovation and Entrepreneurship Roadshow:

    Showcase your innovative ideas and business models‼️
    2020 is the fourth year of the CCCA Roadshow program. Building on the success from 2017 to 2019, CCCA will bring the Roadshow to a new stage in 2020. This year, CCCA partners with Innovate Calgary, Startup Calgary, Platform Calgary and other local leading organizations in the innovation and entrepreneurship industry. With the strong partnership, CCCA will offer more diversified professional business resources to all participating ventures.

    How to participate:
    The application process has started! Please download and fill the application form, and send it to roadshow@ccca88.ca.

    Download the Application Form

     

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  • Wed
    23
    Sep
    2020
    7 pm - 8:30 pmZOOM

    Have an innovative idea, but confused about where to start?🤔?

    Join our Roadshow Session #001 - Startup 101🤓

    September 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

    ZOOM

    and get to know the tools, terms, and resources that help you start!🥳

     CLICK TO JOIN 

    We recommend attending this session if you:

    • Are looking for an overview of Calgary's startup community 
    • Want a better understanding of the support that is available to you
    • Have an idea you are looking to expire and want to know your next steps
    • Are overwhelmed by the terms, tools, and resources available

     

    Our Guest Speaker🎙

    Colton Rhyason

    Programming Specialist at Startup Calgary
    Ask me about: Startup Calgary Programs, Community Events, Business Model, Lean Canvas, Partnerships
     
    Colton is a connector, facilitator, community-builder and entrepreneur. He has been involved in Alberta’s Entrepreneurship ecosystem as a student, post-secondary staff, and founder. In his current role, Colton collaborates with members of the Calgary ecosystem to build programming, facilitate workshops and provide support for early-stage tech entrepreneurs.

     

    About Startup Calgary:

    Have an idea and don't know where to start? Startup Calgary helps entrepreneurs turn their highly scalable ideas into reality by connecting them to what they need, when they need it. Through Startup Calgary's events and programs, you will tap into the tools, resources and connections needed to validate, build and launch your tech startup.

    About Canada China Commercial Association:

    Canada China Commercial Association (CCCA) has been hosting the innovation and entrepreneurship roadshow, a program where contestants attend training seminars and at the end, pitch their ideas at a pitching competition. The Roadshow program launched in 2017 and 2020 marks the fourth continuous year of the program.

    About 2020 CCCA Innovation and Entrepreneurship Roadshow:

    Showcase your innovative ideas and business models‼️
    2020 is the fourth year of the CCCA Roadshow program. Building on the success from 2017 to 2019, CCCA will bring the Roadshow to a new stage in 2020. This year, CCCA partners with Innovate Calgary, Startup Calgary, Platform Calgary and other local leading organizations in the innovation and entrepreneurship industry. With the strong partnership, CCCA will offer more diversified professional business resources to all participating ventures.

    How to participate:
    The application process has started! Please download and fill the application form, and send it to roadshow@ccca88.ca.

    Download the Application Form

     

    The 2020 CCCA Roadshow is Powered by

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  • Tue
    23
    Jun
    2020
    7:30 pmZOOM

    Listen to award-winning fund manager Jeff Mo give his insights into investing in stocks, and what he thinks will happen to Canadian stocks in a post-COVID world.

    Jeff Mo, CFA
    Portfolio Manager, Small Cap Cdn Equity
    Jeff Mo is a portfolio manager at Mawer Investment Management Ltd., which he joined in 2008. He is the manager of the Mawer New Canada Fund and Mawer’s Canadian small cap mandates. In December of 2014, Mr. Mo won the prestigious Domestic Equity Fund Manager of the Year award at the 20th annual Morningstar Awards. The Mawer New Canada Fund has also been recognized by the Morningstar Awards as best Canadian Small/Mid Cap Equity Fund on numerous occasions over the past decade. Mr. Mo received his Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from the Richard Ivey School of Business and also attended the School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, in Beijing, China. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and a member of the CFA Society Calgary, and serves on the board of Wycliffe Canada. He was the co-founder of MGen 1.5’s Calgary Chapter.

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    ZOOM link will be emailed to the registered guests before June 22.

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  • Sat
    11
    Jan
    2020
    4:45 PM - 9:30 PMMetropolitan Conference Centre, 333 4 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0H9

    Exclusive Title Sponsor - Lang Jiu

    Supporting Partner - Dentons

    Canada China Commercial Association (CCCA) is hosting its 2020 Annual Gala and the Calgary Chinese Entrepreneur of the Year Award Ceremony at Metropolitan Conference Centre on the evening of January 11, 2020.

    CCCA invites you to join over 200 distinguished guests from local business and education communities, as well as representatives from Chinese embassy and local government for an informative and fun night, filled with ample networking opportunities.

     

    Keynote Speaker

    State of Canada’s Upstream Oil & Gas Industry - David Yager, Author of From Miracle to Menace – Alberta, A Carbon Story

    David Yager: Author & Writer – Energy Policy Analyst – Oil Service Executive Advisory

    David Yager is semi-retired oil service executive and entrepreneur. Since 1970 he has worked in multiple oil service sector segments and from 1987 to 2012 was a founder, senior officer and director of three successful publicly traded oil service companies.

    Through Yager Management Ltd., he currently consults as an executive finance and management advisor to oil service companies as well as presenting upstream oil and gas industry overviews and trends to companies, boards, industry associations, and other organizations. He was National Leader Oil Services for MNP LLP from 2012 to 2016. He is current acting CEO of a wellbore methane mitigation technology company.

    David Yager has been active in business journalism and energy policy analysis since 1979. He has authored numerous energy policy position papers for the oil service trade association. He is a regular commentator about the industry in newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio.

    David Yager’s first book - “From Miracle to Menace – Alberta, A Carbon Story” – was released in April of 2019. The book analyzes how climate change, carbon politics, and global energy demand have impacted the province and the future of Alberta’s – and Canada’s – most important resource industry.

     

    Event Program:

    Location: Metropolitan Conference Centre, 333 4 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0H9
    Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020

    • 4:45 – 5:30 pm: Registration
    • 5:30 – 5:50 pm: Pre-dinner Concert
    • 6:00 – 6:30 pm: Opening Remarks
    • 6:30 – 7:05 pm: Keynote Speeches
    • 7:05 – 7:15 pm: Entrepreneur of the Year Ceremony
    • 7:15 – 8:00 pm: 3 Course Dinner
    • 8:00 – 9:30 pm: Networking, Lucky Draw

     

    Nominate a Candidate for the 2020 Calgary Chinese Entrepreneur of the Year Award

    Qualification:

    • a Chinese entrepreneur that owns a business in Calgary.
    • a Chinese entrepreneur that has significant success in business, technical advancement, or community contribution.

     

    Nomination Deadline: December 31, 2019

    Nomination Contact: info@ccca88.ca

     

    Tickets: (SOLD OUT)

    • Active CCCA business members: $38 for the first ticket, $78 for an additional ticket. Please contact us at roadshow@ccca88.ca to confirm your membership status and acquire your ticket. Quantity limited, first come first serve.
    • Active CCCA general members: $58 for the first ticket, $78 for an additional ticket. Please contact us at roadshow@ccca88.ca to confirm your membership status and acquire your ticket. Quantity limited, first come first serve.
    • Non-CCCA member: $98, ticket purchase link, or pay via e-Transfer®
    • Recipient email: treasurer@ccca88.ca
      Please email: treasurer@ccca88.ca to provide detail information (name and email) for ticket issuing.

     

    Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

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    China - Lang Jiu

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