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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