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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Milan Seki

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Milan Seki

Milan Seki Founder of the Elephant Space     Milan Seki founded Elephant Space in June of 2016. She took inspiration from her experiences of being bullied in middle school. In a class she took at George Brown called Child Witness to Violence, she discovered the benefits and therapeutic aspect of board games. Milan learned […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Chris Palivan

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Chris Palivan

Chris Palivan Co-founder of the Toronto Cider Festival Established in 2015, the Toronto Cider Festival is an award winning annual festival and the largest of its kind in Canada. The festival celebrates cider through a fun, interactive and unique experience, while supporting the Ontario cider industry. Shortly after graduating, Chris Palivan co-founded the Toronto Cider Festival in 2015 […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Betsy Campos

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Betsy Campos

Betsy Campos Founder of UNIKA Swim Betsy Campos is the founder of ŪNIKA Swim, a swimwear line that provides locally made to measure, body specific swimwear to help women feel comfortable and confident – regardless of age, shape, or size. We had the opportunity to ask Betsy a few questions about her entrepreneurial journey. What’s your educational […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Aisha Addo

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Aisha Addo

Aisha Addo Founder and CEO of Power To Girls Foundation and DriveHER Inc. Aisha Addo is the founder of Power To Girls Foundation, a non-profit organization that offers young girls mentors and role models. As a facilitator and director of Power To Girls, she uses her personal experiences and knowledge to create safe and engaging […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Wes Grove and John Baker

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Wes Grove and John Baker

Wes Grove (left) and John Baker (right) are the co-founders of Mobile Arts Programming, or MAP, a mobile arts programming service that provides the opportunity for participants to engage in arts-based programming within the comfort of their own community setting. Music with MAP is a programming platform where experienced facilitators run music workshops that explore various aspects […]

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GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Erin Gamelin

GBC Entrepreneur Spotlight: Erin Gamelin

Erin Gamelin Owner and President of  Stout Irish Pub and Louis Cifer Brew Works Erin moved to Toronto from St. Albert, Alberta at 19 in 1993.  With many years working in restaurants and retail under her belt, she was the youngest manager at Winners in Canada.  After 2 years of that, feeling that her potential was […]

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