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Futurpreneur: The Value of Mentorship

Currently in financial lending at Futurpreneur, Fardan Khan is helping new ventures start, get funded and matched with mentors and resources. Khan has many years of involvement with startups and new businesses. After deciding to change career paths from medical school to entrepreneurship, he first started working at a startup called Syncordia- which went public … Continue reading Futurpreneur: The Value of Mentorship

Beauty Booking Platform to Connect Professionals with Clients

Explain what Fleeky is. Fleeky, founded by 25-year-old Anita Grant in June 2018, is a beauty booking platform that connects independent beauty professionals with clients based on location, price and reviews. What inspired you to start Fleeky? My eldest sister was my inspiration for Fleeky. At the age of 19, she decided to quit her job … Continue reading Beauty Booking Platform to Connect Professionals with Clients

Laura Cole: Advice on Starting a Company as a Student

Laura Cole is the founder of Your Latitude, a company committed to creating space where professionals are encouraged to challenge their status quos, develop new opportunities, and discover their latitude. Through one-on-one coaching, collaborative team sessions or keynote speaking, Laura uses a variety of platforms to connect with professionals who want to step up and live their intentional lives. … Continue reading Laura Cole: Advice on Starting a Company as a Student

How to Start a Business Without Going into Debt

Shamus Van Riezen, the founder of VR Accounting Services, is a Chartered Professional Accountant. He specializes in providing part-time controllership services to the manufacturing and distribution sectors. Before starting his business, he worked a demanding, corporate job on Bay Street in Toronto as a Public Accountant. His role was to provide assurance services primarily for … Continue reading How to Start a Business Without Going into Debt

Embracing Simplicity and Making Sacrifices to Achieve Success

Tashika Gomes is the founder and creative director of the Virago Studio, which is a creative agency for women and minorities, and the Virago Magazine which was recently voted in Feedspot’s top ten online magazines for women. As a first generation immigrant and woman-identifying minority, she’s motivated by a desire to help drive change for … Continue reading Embracing Simplicity and Making Sacrifices to Achieve Success

Understanding When to Say ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ as Entrepreneurs

  Sean McCormack is the founder and creative director of Art Aggregate in Hamilton where he fabricates custom pieces for businesses and events while also teaching a variety of workshops on everything from wood working to photography. He has a background in sculpture, performance dance and product photography. After completing high school, he joined the … Continue reading Understanding When to Say ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ as Entrepreneurs