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VOLUME 83
May 2021
EPIC NEWS
EPIC Nimble Accepting Applications!
We will be accepting applications for the EPIC Nimble Program on Tuesday, June 1. This program supports existing traditional small businesses currently facing challenges in their businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Welcome Sophia Haber, Intellectual Property & Business Law Research Assistant
We're thrilled to have Sophia on our team, check out her blog post to learn more about her!
Welcome Spencer Briguglio,
EPIC Outreach Student
We're thrilled to have Spencer on our team, check out his blog post to learn more about him!
Congratulations to The Grove Hotel!
Congratulations to former EPIC Nimble members The Grove Hotel Kingsville for winning the 2021 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Award for Small Hotels in Canada!
Meet Our EPIC Co-op Students!
EPICentre is pleased to announce that we have two new high school co-op students working with us! Each of them has written a blog post so you can get to know them a little better. Check them out below!
Congratulations to Dane Fader of GreenerFarms!
Congratulations to Dane Fader of GreenerFarms for Winning the Green Innovation Award (Sponsored by the University of Windsor Alumni Association) at the 2021 Business Excellence Awards! Dane is a former member of the EPIC Discovery, RBC EPIC Founders and Libro EPIC Social Enterprise programs.
2021 RBC EPIC Founders Program
On Wednesday May 26th, we welcomed our newest cohort to the RBC EPIC Founders Program; an intensive 12-week startup accelerator program for recent post-secondary graduates and current students. Learn more about the cohort here!
Flourishing Social Enterprise Summit Blog Post
Check out our recap of this years Flourishing Social Enterprise Summit written by our EPIC Outreach Student, Spencer Briguglio.
Libro-EPIC Social Enterprise Final Pitch Competition
Read about our virtual final pitch competition with our Libro-EPIC Social Enterprise Cohort!
VentureWomen Networking Night
Our EPIC VentureWomen cohort took part in an EPIC Networking night this past month. Learn all about it here!
EPIC OPPORTUNIEIS
MY EPIC IDEA
Have a great idea? A solution to a newfound problem? The next big thing? We want to hear about it!
We're taking our EPIC Idea sessions virtual. email layanb@uwindsor.ca to get set up with one of our EPIC Program Leads. You'll have the opportunity to discuss your idea and find out the next steps to make your dreams a reality.
EXTERNAL OPPORTUNIEIS
TAKE YOUR SHOT!
If you had one opportunity to pitch your business idea for the chance to make your dream a reality, would you take it?
Windsor-Essex 2021 Vital Signs Survey
Vital Signs® is a community report that combines national, provincial, and local data with residents’ views on important local issues.
Certificate in E-Commerce
Designed for business leaders and owners who want to establish or improve their digital presence and professionals who wish to become more well-versed in digital marketing, the Digital Marketing and e-commerce module is delivered through six consecutive three-hour sessions.