Young Entrepreneurs

G20 Leaders: Entrepreneurship Can Tackle Youth Unemployment

Winston Chan | Posted 11.14.2015 | Canada Business
Winston Chan

On November 15 and 16, the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau will be part of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Antalya, Turkey. G20 leaders will surely discuss urgent issues such the migrant crisis, the conflict in Syria and climate change. There is another crisis that isn't receiving much media attention: It is global youth unemployment.

How to Beat the Odds and Succeed as a Start-Up

Geoff Whitlock | Posted 10.22.2015 | Canada Business
Geoff Whitlock

The statistics are alarming. Nine out of 10 start-ups die at five years. I know the challenges personally because I'm on my eighth start-up now. From selling one of my successful ventures to Arlene Dickinson of the Dragon's Den, to some not so fruitful ventures, I have had my share of wins and losses.

15 Signs You Have an Entrepreneur Mindset

Kelly Lovell | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Business
Kelly Lovell

True success of an entrepreneur comes not from their ideas, but from their inner mindset and character traits. It takes a certain type of leader to endure startup life and persevere past the hurdles that will inevitable lay ahead in their efforts to inspire disruption or bring a new innovation to life.

Want to Light a Fire Under Kids? Foster Any Entrepreneurial Spark

Sulemaan Ahmed | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Business
Sulemaan Ahmed

Young entrepreneurs must be encouraged they can do anything that they set their minds to. Be it selling paintings or developing innovative technological products. The only way we can light a fire in our kids is by fostering a spark of entrepreneurship.

How to Find a Mentor

Kelly Lovell | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada Living
Kelly Lovell

While we cannot make up for the experiences we lack, we can certainly draw from the knowledge of those who have lived before us. Regardless of your age or the stage you are in your life, I believe mentorship is an invaluable tool. There is a reason why maps were created. Imagine a road trip without the aid of a map?

The New Face of Business: Younger, Cooler, Nicer

Diane Francis | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

Tech entrepreneurs might as well be martians when compared to those working in other business cultures. And a recent conference in Calgary illustrated the differences. They believe in collaboration, transparency, generosity, egalitarianism, diversity, social causes, eccentricity and in having fun.

Why Some Millennials Shun Higher Education

The Huffington Post Canada | Victor Ferreira | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada Business

Michael Silva is a confident 24-year-old whose ambition led him to start BudgetParking Inc., a parking enforcement business that brings in more than $...

Calgary's Entrepreneur Community Celebrates Social Good with DIGNITY 2012

Victoria MacLean | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada Alberta
Victoria MacLean

Calgary-based DIRTT Environmental Solutions will share their insights on how you can turn "good" business practices into a competitive advantage. DIRTT has been lauded as a "Rockstar of the New Economy" by Fast Co. for its ability to achieve high growth and high social and environmental impact.