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Ownr Career Launcher for Creative Entrepreneurs Info Session

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Interested in submitting an Expression of Interest for the Ownr Career Launcher for Creative Entrepreneurs? Attend this virtual info session to learn more and ask any questions you have about the application process.



The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to partner with Ownr to create an exclusive opportunity for OCAD U students and recent alumni that will provide seed funding to help launch a business through the Ownr Career Launcher for Creative Entrepreneurs.

We are dedicated to supporting creative enterprises and all the possible forms they can take. Perhaps you’re a freelancer taking on clients, a studio artist looking to sell your work, a group forming a collective or agency, looking to commercialize a thesis project, or building a proof-of-concept product that will validate an idea, this opportunity is for you!


  • Expression of Interest Deadline – Dec. 19, 2020
  • Long-listed individuals are invited to develop a plan – January 2021
  • Finalists will be selected to prepare a pitch – February 2021
  • Pitch Competition takes place and winners announced – March 2021

More Information about the Ownr Career Launcher for Creative Entrepreneurs

Please note: attendees will receive a zoom link to the info session closer to the event date.