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Women are in charge…

Women are in charge…

These five CEOs have shattered the silicon ceiling BY JEAN GRANT |  SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 AT 2:45 PM Heather Anne Ritchie, 35 Her backstory: Ritchie calls herself a “recovering publicist”—she spent eight years working as a communications consultant for tech start-ups. Her company: In 2015, she founded Repable, which monitors the public profiles of competitive online gamers. Fun fact: Her earliest introduction […]

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OPG LOOKS TO SPARK MAJOR INNOVATION WITH PITCH CONTEST

OPG LOOKS TO SPARK MAJOR INNOVATION WITH PITCH CONTEST

OPG is looking to spark some inventive ideas with a new partnership that fosters Canadian innovation. The company is teaming up with Spark Innovation Centre, a non-profit that supports entrepreneurs in Durham Region and Northumberland County, to spearhead this year’s Ignite Start-up Pitch Competition. The annual contest seeks to inspire entrepreneurs, with the ultimate goal […]

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Women of Influence

Women of Influence

IT STARTED WITH COURAGE: HOW TWO FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS FROM VERY DIFFERENT SECTORS FOUND SUCCESS Since launching her Turbine by Lisa Drader-Murphy label in 1997, Lisa’s company, Lisa Drader-Murphy Designs, has grown to operate eponymous boutiques in three provinces — all while manufacturing designs under a vertical model on a private heritage estate in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. As […]

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Ignite Capital Pitch Competition – Closing Date 10th Sept

Ignite Capital Pitch Competition – Closing Date 10th Sept

Ignite Capital is a Toronto-based not-for-profit that gives aspiring Ontario entrepreneurs, who have limited access to capital, the opportunity to compete for funding and business support. Ignite Capital is an annual competition that invites emerging Ontario entrepreneurs who have limited access to capital, to compete for up to $25,000 in funding (combination of grant/loan).  Those that meet […]

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Exciting times!  startGBC to revamp with a dedicated ideation hub…

Exciting times! startGBC to revamp with a dedicated ideation hub…

Anne Sado, President of George Brown College recently announced the creation of dedicated space for startGBC entrepreneurial support program within the Office of Innovation and Research at the Waterfront Campus. A portion of the existing research office space will be repurposed to provide spaces for students to develop their entrepreneurial ideas. Students from all campuses […]

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SOCIAL FINANCE FORUM NOV 9 & 10: WHERE PROFIT MEETS PURPOSE

SOCIAL FINANCE FORUM NOV 9 & 10: WHERE PROFIT MEETS PURPOSE

Early Bird Registration available until 15th August 2017 The way people and organizations invest is changing fast. New financial technologies are simplifying investing and giving individuals greater control over their money. At the same time, a new kind of activist investor is emerging: These investors demand investments that drive social progress or accelerate the shift […]

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