Scadding Court Community Centre
  • Phone :

    416.392.0335

  • Address :

    707 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T 2W6

  • Email :

    scccinfo@scaddingcourt.org

e-Hub Propel Program

*** PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing measures, this program has been modified for virtual format. Some services and activities may no longer be available. Please email Nora at nora@scaddingcourt.org for details.

 

Are you a new or aspiring entrepreneur that is looking to learn more about selling your products online? 

 

This free e-commerce program is offered in partnership with eBay Canada and is generously funded by the eBay Foundation. The e-Hub Propel Program will run two cohorts from December 2019- September 2020 and will include;

 

  • Workshop sessions taught by industry experts, including eBay staff and members of the local business community, on topics such as customer service, selling online, and marketing.
  •  Debrief sessions with facilitators for discussion of workshop content
  • ‘Swag bags’ with promos from local businesses and service providers that may be useful for your business
  • Participants who access 3 or more of the 6 workshops in full will receive a free professional photography session for their product.
  • Childminding, language Interpretation services, and TTC tokens are available during workshops, for those who pre-register.

To be eligible for this program you must;

  • be a new or aspiring entrepreneur, currently located the Greater Toronto Area
  • have a finalized business idea and at least a solid idea of the product you are going to sell
  • currently have an e-commerce business OR are exploring it as an option
  • NOTE: You do not have to be using or plan to use eBay services to participate. This program does not promote any particular platform.

** Preference will be given to former participants of WE-Hub, NEH, and the broader entrepreneurship programs community at Scadding Court Community Centre and our partner organizations. Selected participants will be contacted for next steps.

 

REGISTRATION DETAILS:

Cohort 1 ran from Dec 12, 2019 – April 22nd, 2020 and served 37 local entrepreneurs.

Cohort 2 (virtual) in progress from June 2020 – August 2020

Contact Information:
Nora Cottrill, Project Lead
E: nora@scaddingcourt.org
P: 1 416-697-5447