Assessing your New Business Idea

New Ventures BC‘s eight-part seminar series kicks off next week with their Assessing the Opportunity seminar on Wednesday, April 2nd at the SFU Segal Graduate School of Business on Granville Street. Presented by Dr. Daniel Muzyka, Dean of the UBC Sauder School of Business, this seminar will help new entrepreneurs evaluate their start-up idea with the business world in mind. Muzyka will help attendees examine their business ideas in terms of need, opportunity, and readiness.

NVBC seminars are open to both contest competitors and the public. The cost for all eight seminars is $100 per team or individual. This fee also covers the competition entry fee for anybody interested in joining. The fee to attend any individual seminar is $20 per team or individual. NVBC volunteers and students with valid ID cards may attend for free.

The deadline to enter the 2008 New Ventures BC Competition is April 23rd. Last year’s winners received $135,000 in prize packages and included local media darling TeamPages and Bean Services.