Across the country, women are making strides in sectors such as financial services and in boardrooms, but little progress is being made in the entrepreneurial world. The dearth of women in startup circles represents not only fewer role models the next generation of entrepreneurs, but also lost economic opportunity for Canada, experts say. Among women [...]
As Entrepreneurs, we are driven to innovate and succeed. We fight the odds by following our passion and build out our ideas into the real world. The consequences to our mental health, business, and personal lives can be significant. As we move deeper into our innovation and take on more financial and personal challenges, the [...]
You have heard of Lunch and Learn? Well this will be more of a lunch and Leap! Key note speaker Fiona Gilligan is no stranger to : “Seizing opportunities that break new ground!” It is more the story of her life. Entrepreneur now! When she lost the safety and security of her job as a [...]
Big and small(ish) U.S. crowdfunding website CircleUp has partnered with Procter & Gamble to help get small-business products in front of the corporation’s executives,Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports. CircleUp’s aim is two-fold: to help brands raise investment funds through its website, and get them noticed by multinationals that might be interested in aligning with or acquiring them. Unlike most [...]
In this CHUM radio recording, Ron is joined by local entrepreneur Fiona Gilligan to hear small business ideas from callers.