Bay & Co. Partners with Schulich Venture Academy, Empowering the Future of Canadian Founders

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We are thrilled to announce our exciting partnership with Schulich Venture Academy (SVA), a groundbreaking initiative aimed at nurturing the next generation of startup and venture leaders in Canada. At Bay & Co., we are committed to supporting entrepreneurs and businesses at every stage of their journey, and this partnership with SVA represents a significant step forward in our mission to empower and enable entrepreneurial success. Join us as we explore the innovative programs offered by SVA and the unique opportunities they present for aspiring startup enthusiasts.


SVA Certificate Programs:

SVA offers dynamic 6-week certificate programs designed to equip participants with the essential skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the startup and venture ecosystem. Led by prominent figures in the industry, including leaders from Schulich Startups, these programs provide a comprehensive learning experience comprising 30 hours of instruction alongside hands-on real-world projects. Whether you’re aiming for career advancement, seeking to refine your skills for startup operation or investment, SVA ensures you have the tools and expertise to succeed.


Program Directors:

The SVA programs are curated and led by industry experts who bring invaluable insights and experiences to the table. From Venture Talent to Venture Capital, each program is overseen by seasoned professionals who have made significant contributions to the startup and venture ecosystem. With leaders such as Jenny do Forno, Izabella Gabowicz, Leen Li, and Prashant Matta at the helm, participants can expect to learn from the best in the field and gain practical insights that will shape their future endeavors.


Exclusive Benefits:

As an Ecosystem Partner of SVA, Bay & Co. is delighted to offer an exclusive 50% discount on any Venture Track program. This partnership reflects our commitment to providing value-added services and opportunities to our clients and community members. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting your journey in the startup world, SVA’s programs offer a unique opportunity to enhance your skills, expand your network, and accelerate your career growth.


Program Highlights:

Apart from the comprehensive curriculum and expert-led instruction, SVA participants also benefit from a range of additional perks and opportunities. Access to exclusive alumni events, networking opportunities with veteran founders and VCs, and the chance to bring real-world deliverables back to their organizations are just a few of the advantages offered by SVA. Moreover, participants receive a Schulich Masterclass Certificate in their chosen venture track, along with a badge to showcase their expertise on their resume and LinkedIn profile.


Program Start Date: April 15, 2024


At Bay & Co., we are proud to partner with Schulich Venture Academy in shaping the future of Canadian startups and venture talent. Through our collaboration with SVA, we aim to empower entrepreneurs and aspiring leaders with the knowledge, skills, and connections they need to succeed in today’s dynamic business landscape. If you’re ready to take your startup journey to the next level, we invite you to join us on this exciting adventure with Schulich Venture Academy.