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eHub

The AMS Student-Run Incubator. AMS eHub invests in student ideas on campus. Have an idea? Get started with eHub.

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Welcome to the AMS of UBC’s

student-run incubator.

The AMS eHub is here to invest in students. We invest in your ideas. We invest in the possibility of something bigger, something better – and it all starts with investing in you.

We’re here to support you. We’ll connect you to all of the places, faces, and spaces that the university (& beyond) has to offer.

Interested in entrepreneurship?

Wanting to start a venture?

Looking to find campus resources?

Learn how to start.

What do you think of when you hear the word “entrepreneurship”? What does it look like at UBC?

Learn how to navigate the entrepreneurial ecosystem of UBC.

Who are you?

eProjects

You may not have an idea just yet, but you are interested in learning more about the entrepreneurial space.

eProjects is an AMS and CUS affiliated club that offers workshops and events to educate and expand the entrepreneurial community on campus.

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You have an idea but you don’t know where to start. You want to invest in your idea and invest in yourself. You’d like to learn more about the resources available to you.

eHub is a student-run incubator and AMS Service that offers free entrepreneurial courses, resource directories, student entrepreneur advisory sessions, and mentorship.

e@UBC

You have an idea and it’s ready to scale. You’ve created a prototype and are ready to commercialize your venture.

entrepreneurship@UBC is UBC’s accelerator and incubator, offering intensive programs to see UBC ventures succeed.

Do you have an idea that’s been racking around in your brain for some time? Are your friends or parents saying “that’s pretty cool” and you end up at the same place with no help? This is exactly what the AMS Entrepreneurship Hub is here to help with!

Think. Connect. Do.

The eHub incubator provides multiple avenues to invest in your idea. Our life-cycle approach offers robust learning materials and engagement, customized to every student.

Begin at any time.

Progress at your own pace.

Commit and invest as much as you’d like.

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eHub - Phase 1

eHub Crash is a free Canvas Course that provides the basics on key five themes: Ideation, Market Research & Sizing, Business Model Validation, Minimum Viable Product, and Narrative & Network.

This course is self-led, allowing you to take as little or as much time throughout the process as you’d like. Throughout the course, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with advisors to both validate and continue ideation of your concept, catalyzing your time-to-scale.

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eHub Mentor provides mentorship from upper-year, student-entrepreneurs. Connect and brainstorm with senior students who have been in your position before. They’ve already navigated UBC’s entrepreneurship ecosystem, scaled their ideas, failed a few times on the way – and have lessons to share with you.

You can book an appointment with an eHub Mentor at any time by visiting the link below. eHub Mentor sessions are also integrated within the eHub Crash course.

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eHub - Phase 3

eHub is here to fund your first failure. eHub Seed provides $200 Seed Funding, as a one-time non-equity grant. Once you’ve completed the eHub Incubator (Phase 1 & 2), you’ll have the opportunity to apply for eHub Seed funding. 

We’re not just here to invest in ideas on campus, we’re here to invest in the students! If you’ve done the due diligence throughout the incubator program, you’ll have a high chance of eligibility for eHub Seed. Seed your idea, apply today.

Our Mentors…

Lilly

Lilly is a fifth year International Relations (IR) student who founded a not-for-profit journalism organization, Spheres of Influence, prioritizing accessibility to IR. Fun fact: Lilly grew up on a sheep farm. 

Book a chat with Lilly here.

Shreyansh

Shreyansh is a fifth year Commerce student and co-Founder/CEO of NNECT. Shreyansh is also Co-President of eProjects, a CDL Venture advisor, and a Founder Institute Fellow. Fun fact: Talk to Shreyansh about Tennis too!

Book a chat with Shreyansh here.

Julianne

Julianne is a fifth year Commerce student and Founder of Teaboco. Julianne is experienced in Ecommerce, Amazon FBA, branding, and YouTube Content Creation. Fun fact: Julianne has been tap dancing for over 15 years! 

Book a chat with Julianne here.

Chirag

Chirag has experience in: Launching three companies (failing one), working with incubators (currently e@ubc), and building brands that reach thousands of people. Fun Fact: Last year Chirag listened to 3 months of music (>100,000 minutes).

Book a chat with Chirag here.

Malvika

Malvika is the Founder and CEO of AcceleratePlus, a career consulting firm with 1 million impressions/month and 200k+ professionals impacted (currently within the e@UBC CORE Venture Program). Fun Fact: Malvika has lived in 3 continents and transferred schools 16 times!

Book a chat with Malvika here.

Sohat

Sohat is the Founder and Executive Director of two youth-run non-profit organizations, Global Cure Foundation and Melius Mentorship Network. Chat to Sohat about non-profit management or healthcare entrepreneurship!

Book a chat with Sohat here.

Niyati

Niyati is the Founder and Director of Pratisandhi Foundation, a youth-led nonprofit organization working towards sexual health and education among adolescents and young adults in India, impacting over 10,000+ young students and women.

Book a chat with Niyati here.

Liam

Coming soon…

AMS eHub and RBC have partnered together to support student innovation with UBC’s biggest student entrepreneurship event, RBC Get Seeded.

Undergraduate and graduate students alike will have a chance to pitch their idea to receive $500 in funding. Voted on by an audience made up of the UBC community, 15 teams will pitch for a chance to be one of the 8 teams to win the seed money.

Next event date: March 25th 2021, 5PM – 7PM, on zoom. 

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Have an idea at any stage, whether you just thought of it and want to see where it goes, or you’re ready to start prototyping. All you have to do is create a 90 second pitch about your idea and apply!

Be selected as 1 of 15 teams to pitch at the event. You’ll have the opportunity to pitch your idea in front of an engaged audience for a chance to Get Seeded!

If the audience votes you as one of the top 8 business ideas, you will receive $500 to support your venture.

Still have a question? Want to get involved? Contact us.

Meet the team.

Coming soon…