February 28, 2023    
9:00 am - 10:00 am


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School of Computer Science Advanced Computing Hub
300 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4
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The School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor is pleased to present…

Technical Workshop Presentation by the EPICenter

 Testing Early-Stage Business Ideas


Presenter:  – Paul Brereton and Sydney Thompson from the University of Windsor, EPICentre

Date: Thursday, February 2nd, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 pm

Tuesday, February 28th, 2023 9:00 am -10:00am


Location: 4th Floor (Workshop space) at 300 Ouellette Avenue (School of Computer Science Advanced Computing Hub)


  1. Two-part attendance mandatory (sign in sheet, QR Code)
  2. Arrive 5-10 minutes prior to event starting – LATECOMERS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED. Note that due to demand, if the room has reached capacity, even if you are “early” you may not get admission.
  3. Be respectful of the decision of the advisor/host of event if you are not given admittance, there are several more events in future.



This workshop will provide students with basic techniques on testing an early-stage idea based on the Lean Startup methodology. The workshop will cover topics such as value propositions, customer segments and how to seek feedback to validate their ideas. Students will have the opportunity to meet with EPICentre’s program coordinator after the workshop for consultation.




Sydney Thompson is an Honours graduate from the University of Windsor in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship & Strategy. Sydney is passionate about creating opportunities for meaningful connection and relationship-building through shared learning experiences. Through education, an understanding of intersectional environmentalism and a genuine connection with her community, she aims to encourage growth and resilience in collaborative economy. |


Paul Brereton is an entrepreneur and small business owner who believes that putting tools, resources, and know-how into the hands of entrepreneurs, especially students, is one of the best ways to promote progress and economic growth. Paul holds an MBA from the Odette School of Business and likes to leverage his first-hand experience using entrepreneurship principals to build a stronger, more innovative community.



Bookings are closed for this event.

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