Waterloo, Toronto to host first ever Google for Entrepreneurs Week events

Google is launching its first ever Google for Entrepreneurs (G4E) Week around the world with Canadian events planned for Ontario in Waterloo and Toronto over the next few days.

G4E lasts from Sept. 23 to 29 and is a week of events and projectscelebrating entrepreneurship and innovation. A total of 26 cities in 13countries will host events, including one this Wednesday, Sept. 26 inWaterloo, Ont. On that day local startups from the Communitech hub willpitch their startup ideas to Google mentors at Google’s office inWaterloo.

A map showing G4E events aroundthe world this week. (Photo:Google) 

And this Thursday, Sept. 27 from 4-5 p.m ET a panel discussion willtake place on the keys to launching a successful startup for youthentrepreneurs, with advice provided by mentors from Google. It will beheld on this Google+ Hangout on Air pageandcohosted by TalentEgg.ca, a Toronto-based careers site for Canadianstudents and new grads. You can also follow the discussion on Twitterusing the hashtag #G4Estudents.

If you want to submit a question for the panel ahead of time here’swhere to do it.

Source | TalentEgg

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Christine Wong has been an on-air reporter for a national daily show on Rogers TV and at High Tech TV, a weekly news magazine on CTV's Ottawa affiliate. She was also an associate producer at Report On Business Television (now called BNN) and CBC's The Hour With George Stroumboulopoulos. As an associate producer at Slice TV, she helped launch two national daily talk shows, The Mom Show and Three Takes. Recently, she was a Staff Writer at ITBusiness.ca and is now a freelance contributor.

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