Hamilton’s First Coworking Space for Artists and Creators

  Art Aggregate is the first coworking and custom fabrication space located in Hamilton. Members are made up of artists and designers ranging from photographers, woodworkers, painters, sculptors to digital illustrators who create 3D models for video games. The 6000 square foot space consists of a kitchen and lounge area, a photo studio and private … Continue reading Hamilton’s First Coworking Space for Artists and Creators

Viral Clothing Brand Founder Shares Secrets to Great Client Experiences

From a young age, Ifabiyi Adaran developed a passion for streetwear culture. He was always drawn to the clean patterns and colour ways that accompanied a culture celebrating musicians that he has respected his whole life. Ifabiyi also had an interest in tech and this eventually turned into a curiosity towards the growing landscape of … Continue reading Viral Clothing Brand Founder Shares Secrets to Great Client Experiences

Entrepreneur Up-Cycles Cargo Containers into Retail, Event Space

Since first immigrating to Canada from Tuxtepec, Mexico in 2002, Témo Cruz has considered Hamilton his home. His passion for city-building led him to graduate from the architectural technology program at Mohawk College and from Canada's only architecture project and facility management degree at Conestoga College. Shortly after completing his architectural thesis on re-purposing cargo containers into … Continue reading Entrepreneur Up-Cycles Cargo Containers into Retail, Event Space

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

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