How to Start a Start-Up. Opportunity Recognition and First Steps.

Dec 7, 2022, 3:00 – 4:00 AM

University Canada West

University Canada West, VH Campus (E-404), 1461 Granville St,, Vancouver, V6Z 0E5

During this event, we will discuss the first steps of starting a business.

In-person event
Fireside ChatPanel Discussion


About this event

The event will have a format of fireside chat. Guests will discuss the first steps of starting new venture, challenges and opportunities.


- Mike Koziol, founder at ComplianceIQ, business strategist at Mike Koziol Consulting, sessional faculty at UCW.

- Artem Bocharov, co-founder and director of sales at BarrelWise Technologies, sessional faculty at UCW.

- Alexander Sakharov, co-founder of Grizzly Power Inc., co-founder of Zaspia Software Inc., assistant professor at UCW.


- What do we need to generate the idea for the new venture?

- Are there any emerging industries that are worth paying attention to?

- What are the first steps and challenges of starting the business?

- Q&A

Check out what happened



Wednesday, December 7, 2022
3:00 AM – 4:00 AM UTC


  • Alexander Sakharov

    University Canada West

    Chapter Director

  • Mike Koziol


  • Michal Koziol

    Chapter co-director

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