The RBC Summer Founders Program is a great introduction to the world of entrepreneurship, say two second-year engineering students seeking to make people’s lives easier.
Nigel Christian and Zain Shaikh have created a company, Eunoia, to make improvements in the lawn care, electronics, and energy industries. They hope to build a prototype over the summer of their first product, innovating the way lawn care products work.
Working with the Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre (EPICentre) promises to be extremely beneficial, says Christian.
“They have an endless amount of resources, including industry connections and being able to have extremely talented mentors,” he says.
Shaikh notes he has experience with startups and expresses hope that a launch at the end of this process will establish a presence in the market.
“I have always been the type of person to work for myself and this was the perfect opportunity to do so,” he says.
This is the sixth in a series of articles introducing participants in the RBC Summer Founders Program, leading up to a showcase of their prototypes on August 1 at EPICentre. Learn more on the centre’s website.