It’s our 25th anniversary! To celebrate, we’re highlighting some of our past and present clients to showcase how their businesses have evolved over the years. We’re honored and grateful to have been a part of so many of our clients’ journeys these past 25 years and look forward to continuing to build business success in Alberta.
Art by Linda Finstad was started 4 years ago when Linda shifted from her photography business of 10 years to become a full-time artist and author. Through a 14 year journey of entrepreneurship and pivoting her business, Linda has experienced many milestones. We had the opportunity to chat with Linda Finstad, Owner of Art by Linda Finstad, to ask her a few questions about her entrepreneurial journey and see where she is now.
I first came to Business Link in 2000. I was new to Canada and had started a hat business, Hats By Emmanuel. I created hats and headwear for ladies going through chemotherapy. I had immigrated to Canada from the UK and needed guidance with Canadian business practices and ways to promote my new business to hospitals. Business Link was amazing. They really helped me feel at home in my new environment and prevented me from making very costly mistakes.
1. Tell us about yourself. What is your background?
I am a serial entrepreneur. Over the years I have started several different businesses, most of which were successful. In fact, I have never had a “real job” or the safety net of a guaranteed income, which is exactly the way I like it.