Blog Category: Startup

How to get the most out of crowdfunding

Category: Business planning Financing Marketing Startup

Crowdfunding is a rapidly growing movement that uses an online portal for entrepreneurs to attract money, insights, and marketing for their business from a local or global crowd. According to Forbes, the crowdfunding industry is on track to account for more funding than venture capital this year. Check out these tips on how crowdfunding can work for you:

A newcomer shares his passion for design

Category: Entrepreneurship Startup Success stories

Davide’s entrepreneurial journey began a few years ago when he moved to Canada from Italy. Upon immigrating to Canada, he discovered that opportunities in his field of industrial design were limited to construction and oil and gas. After a year of searching for more diverse opportunities to no avail, he decided to create his own dream job, and launched his own startup, MatteRealize.

'Kidpreneur' finds charm in function

Category: Entrepreneurship Startup Success stories

At seven years old, Sophia has already been an entrepreneur for three years. She started off selling cookies at her dad's office, and from there moved to taking people their coffee. Sophia's latest business venture, Decals by Sophia, offers a device that can be used to brand and hold objects such as smartphones, clothes, tablets, and binders.

The year of opportunity!

Category: Business planning Entrepreneurship Startup

Even though there is a lot of negativity about the economy in the media right now, it's important to recognize that economic downturn can be the perfect time for innovation and diversification. Why not look at this as an opportunity for change?
Often at the start of a year we set goals; however, many times these goals are not a true reflection of what we really want. This is the perfect time to pause, and reflect on what your dream career really looks like!
If you truly want to move closer to your dream career, here are two great questions to ask yourself:

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