Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Info for Entrepreneurs

EFCIE believes that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the entrepreneurs leading them are the foundation of an innovative economy.

Services for local entrepreneurs

The Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship provides the following services to entrepreneurs and innovators in the Fraser Valley.




Venture assessment

Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the focal venture and provide suggestions for improvement




Innovation workshops

For small- to medium-enterprises seeking to develop and embed innovation in their organizational culture




Market evaluation and entry

Helping entrepreneurs identify ways to enter highly competitive industries with established incumbent players




Technology-market matching

Assessing technology-market fit, identifying potential commercialization challenges ahead, and suggesting alternative commercialization options




Become an industry mentor

If you are an entrepreneur with significant experience launching and scaling up ventures, we invite you to join EFCIE as an Industry Mentor.

As an Industry Mentor, your role could include sharing your experience and expertise through guest lectures and talks, providing one-to-one mentoring to students and entrepreneurs, and joining research projects as an industry partner.

Email us to learn more about being an industry mentor »

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