2020 Roadshow Events

  • 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

    Supporting Partner of CCCA
     

    Supporting Fund
     
    Gold Sponsor
     

    Friendship Sponsor
     

    Supporting Organizations
     

     
     
     
     

  • 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!🤓

     CLICK TO JOIN 

    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

     

    The 2020 CCCA Roadshow is Powered by

    Supporting Partner of CCCA
     

    Supporting Fund
     
    Gold Sponsor
     

    Friendship Sponsor
     

    Supporting Organizations
     

     
     
     
     

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

    Business Law & Tax for Startups

    CLICK TO REGISTER

    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.

     

    The 2020 CCCA Roadshow is Powered by

    Supporting Partner of CCCA
     

    Supporting Fund
     
     
    Gold Sponsor
     

    Friendship Sponsor
     

    Supporting Organizations