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The EPIC Genesis Centre, located at St. Clair College, main campus, is the gateway to entrepreneurship at St. Clair College. It is a hub that connects students, alumni and the community with resources, programs and support to foster a culture of entrepreneurship on campus and beyond. EPIC Genesis is a collaboration between St. Clair College and the University of Windsor.

How Can We Help You? Please tell us!

Throughout 2018, we’re conducting surveys to help us understand what programs and tools we could provide to help students succeed. If you would like to participate, please click on the links below for a short online questionnaire. There are 2 different surveys, one for Students & Alumni and the other for Faculty & Staff. These surveys will take approximately 5 minutes of your time.

Students & Alumni Questionnaire: click here.
Faculty & Staff: click here.

For more information, please contact:
Cathy Mombourquette
Program Manager
519.966.1656 ext 4139

Or stop by the EPIC Genesis Centre:
Room 128, Main (South) Campus

**If you are interested in volunteering as a presenter or mentor for our workshops, events or programs please let us know by completing this form.**

Workshops & Events

Workshops & Events @ EPIC Genesis Centre

Your Entrepreneurial Support Network

September 18, 2018 - 5pm - 7pm
Location: St. Clair College, Main Campus, Strasser Student Life Centre

Learn about all the FREE support available across Windsor-Essex and Detroit. Talk one one-on-one with over 10 organizations about their free services they offer such as workshops, mentorship, accelerator programs, incubation space, financial support and information on licencing, permitting and zoning. This event is perfect if you are exploring a new business idea, or even if you have an existing business. Free giveaways, and open to everyone!

Register Here

The Nuts ‘n Bolts –Basics of Starting a Small Business

September 27, 2018 - 10am - 11am
Location: St. Clair College, Main Campus, EPIC Genesis Centre, Room SC128

Do you have an idea and you want to start your own small business, but you aren’t sure where to start? Find out how to register your business, different business structures, government support programs, and other free services and programs available to you.

Register Here

In Class Workshops

We’ll gladly deliver workshops in class. Available workshops include:

  • The Business Model Canvas – 20 Minute Business Plan - Understand the basics of a business model and learn how to sketch and communicate your idea effectively.
  • The Nuts ‘n Bolts – Basics of Starting a Small Business - how to register your business, business structure, and available government and support programs.
  • Build Creative Confidence Through Design Thinking - Learn how to develop innovative solutions & ideas by solving problems creatively.
  • The Basics of Writing a Business Plan - a good business plan is your road map to success; it’s also required when applying for any type of small business financing. Learn how to develop a business plan this is right for you.

To book a classroom workshop please click here.


Epic Discovery Membership Program

Discover program banner Location: St. Clair College

Have an idea for a product, service or business? Sign up for our EPIC Discovery Program! Free one-on-one mentorship to help you validate your ideas!

Apply Here

EPIC Founders Program

Epic Founders program banner Location: University of Windsor EPICentre

The EPC Founders program teaches startups the theory of the “Lean Startup” while working through the Business Model Canvas and Starting Lean methodology. Students work part-time and are paid up to $6,000 over 3 months to work with mentors.

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Epic Incubation Program

Incubation program banner Location: University of Windsor EPICentre

Provides student & alumni startups with support and resources to grow your ventures, including dedicated work space, mentoring, workshops and seminars on various topics, and networking and funding opportunities.

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Epic Makers' Base

Epic Makers' Base logo Location: University of Windsor EPICentre

EPIC Makers’ Base is a free membership program for students and recent graduates within 7 years of any post-secondary institution from any discipline. EPIC Makers’ Base is equipped with 3D printers, a CO2 laser cutter/engraver, and other tools for members to tinker, to learn new skills, to share and test new ideas, as well as create prototypes.

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Genesis is a proud member of:
Ontario Centres of Excellence - Where Next Happens
ONE - Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs