12/08/2014 12:24 EST | Updated 12/08/2014 12:59 EST

Dx3: No Reason To Not Start A Company In Canada (VIDEO)

Andrew Cherwenka, managing director of 500px Prime, a premium stock photo company for publishers, has a clear message to any would be entrepreneurs: Just do it.

"If you have a good idea, there's no excuse to not start a company," said Cherwenka. "Now it is so easy, there are incredible incubators and accelerators in Canada. Everything is laid out for any entrepreneur that says, 'I have a great idea, and I am willing to work hard.' "

And barriers that used to prevent Canadians from taking their ideas to the United States have been lowered as well, he says.

Watch the full video above, filmed during Dx3 Canada 2014, March 5-6 in Toronto.