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Founders Night YQG brings together a thriving community of founders and startups for a night of networking, learning, and fun!

Have a startup idea or growing company and interested in expanding your network in Windsor-Essex? Join us in person on Thursday, December 1st, 2022 for Founders Night YQG at St. Clair College’s new Zekelman School of Business Alumni Hall.

Meet fellow entrepreneurs and members of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and hear from keynote speaker, Vivian Kaye; business coach, entrepreneur, TV/Podcast personality, and all-around dope woman. Socialize over food and drinks with other founders, potential co-founders, advisors, mentors, and partners. Most of all, get out of the house and have fun!

This FREE event is a collaboration between WEtech Alliance, WindsorEssex Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre, EPICentre, and Genesis Entrepreneurship Centre, and co-powered by St. Clair College‘s Zekelman School of Business and St. Clair College Alumni Association.It is a nightlong celebration that brings together entrepreneurs, startups, innovators, changemakers, entrepreneurial support organizations, local leaders, and community to celebrate, educate, connect, and build momentum and opportunity around our region’s startups.

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VIVIAN KAYE

Founder & CEO | Entrepreneur Personality | Small Business & Empowerment Expert | Content Creator | Podcast Host | All Around Dope Woman

Vivian Kaye is the Founder & CEO of KinkyCurlyYaki, a premium textured hair extension brand for Black women that she bootstrapped to over $6 million in revenue as an immigrant, college dropout, and single mom.

Her presence and genuine desire to continuously learn and grow while keeping it REAL quickly made her a personality who transcended the title of Founder and CEO.

Ultimately, she organically grew her personal platform by exchanging tips and tricks that she learned on her personal entrepreneurial journey.

As a self-proclaimed Gary Vee meets Oprah remix, Vivian acts as the bridge between big and small businesses. is a business and empowerment expert, as well as a TV, radio, and podcast personality. Through her magnetic energy, Vivian empowers, uplifts, and educates her audience into taking action.

Along with her philanthropic efforts through mentorship, she has worked with many notable brands such as Shopify, Porsche Canada, Desjardins, LG Canada, RBC, Fairmont Hotels, BMO, Samsung, and American Express Canada to name a few.

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Thursday, December 1, 2022 | 5pm

Who should attend: Entrepreneurs, Aspiring Entrepreneurs, Founders, Startup Community Enthusiasts

What’s included in your ticket: YQG Founders Goodie Bag (while supplies last) + Food and Drinks + Parking + Keynote Speaker

Agenda:

  • 5:00 PM – Arrival + Food + Networking
  • 5:30 PM – Welcome + Introductions
  • 5:45 PM – Keynote by Vivian Kaye “You Are Amazing: How To Adapt To Change, Find The Opportunities in Failure, and Live Your Best Life”
  • 6:30 PM – Closing Remarks + Networking

Join the Conversation: #FoundersNightYQG

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BECOME A PARTNER

Founders Night YQG is made possible by our partners. Interested in joining us? Contact us at info@wetech-alliance.com.