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Startup and Small Business Online Events Happening in April 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are compiling a list of webinars this month instead of the usual face to face events. We will be focusing on webinars led by organizations in Toronto and Southwestern Ontario that we think will be useful to anyone in the startup and small business community. These are all free of charge. If you’re hosting an event or come across one that you think should be included here, feel free to contact us with your suggestion(s).


TechTO Product considers the big picture questions and nitty-gritty details that companies need to balance when creating exceptional products. Our community doesn’t just rehash “best practices” — we push forward new ideas to optimize the ways we collaborate, coordinate, and scale.

Event: TechTO Online: trends in Marketing and technology hosted by Alex Panousis
When: April 2, 2020, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

TorontoStarts (formerly Startup Toronto)

Connecting Toronto’s startup community of entrepreneurs, visionaries, hustlers, disruptors, hackers and incurable risk-takers!

Event: Sales For Startups with Trevor Shorte
When: April 6, 2020, 12:00 p.m.

BDC Canada

We are BDC, the Business Development Bank of Canada and the only financial institution devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs.

Event: How to cope with the impacts of COVID-19 on your business
When: April 6, 2020, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


BrainStation is a progressive educational institution that is powering the next generation of creators. BrainStation is education for the 21st century, where business, creativity, and technology collide.

Event: Online Event | Finding the Balance: Growth vs. Brand Marketing
When: April 10, 2020, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre

Whether you are starting or growing a small business, or just thinking about it, the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC) can help you.

Event: 10 Social Media Trends To Watch And Adopt In 2020
When: April 15, 2020, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Brampton Entrepreneur Centre

Our vision is to contribute to the stability and growth of the local economy by fostering the careful preparation, launch and long-term sustainability of micro and small businesses across all sectors.

Event: How to Start a Small Business Seminar – Online Webinar
When: April 16, 2020, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Waterloo Region Small Business Centre

The Waterloo Region Small Business Centre encourages and contributes to the enterprising spirit and economic vitality of our community by assisting entrepreneurs with the development of new or existing businesses.

Event: Social Media Webinar
When: April 16, 2020, 1:00 p.m.


HalTech is the leading source of support and personal service for tech and advanced manufacturing entrepreneurs in Halton. They assist Halton’s entrepreneurs and technology companies with developing their ideas, commercializing their products/services and establishing and expanding their businesses

Event: WEBINAR- Planning for CRM Success
When: April 16, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Enterprise Toronto

Enterprise Toronto is a one-stop source to start and grow your small business. Their team of small business advisors can help you make the right decisions for your business start-up and help develop your management capabilities as your business venture grows.

Event: Ask the Expert – Marketing & Sales
When: April 17, 2020, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Founded by a group of dedicated entrepreneurs in 1997, Communitech is Waterloo Region’s hub for the commercialization of innovative technologies. Over the years, they have supported and helped build a tech cluster of nearly 1,000 companies that now generates more than $30 billion in revenue.

Event: Sell The Way You Buy with David Priemer from Cerebral Selling
When: April 21, 2020, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Are we missing any startup or small business online events? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list.

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Startup and Small Business Online Events Happening in April 2020