Business, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Startup

Meet Cindy Charles: Entrepreneur, TV host and Co-Producer of Couch Talk

About a year ago, I had the chance to be featured on a show called “Les Divas du Divan” which is the French version of Couch Talk. When I learned more about the show, I realized that the Founder, Cindy Charles and I had something in common – Through her show, she empowers women and inspires others… Read More Meet Cindy Charles: Entrepreneur, TV host and Co-Producer of Couch Talk

Business, Inspiration, Startup, Technology

The Chic Geek: Building a Community of Women in Tech

At LORI.biz, we’re all about getting more women to consider entrepreneurship as a career parth. A couple years ago I had a chat with Kylie Toh, Founder of Chic Geek (a Calagary based initiative) and realized that her organization and ours have a lot in common. I thought I’d share with you what they are doing and… Read More The Chic Geek: Building a Community of Women in Tech

Business, Events, Startup

Applications for the Montreal Founder Institute Are Now Open

Montreal Founder Institute Opens Applications for Fourth Semester World’s Premier Silicon Valley Accelerator Program Calling for Montreal Aspiring and Early-Stage Entrepreneurs in Need of Mentorship, Training and Funding The Founder Institute (http://FI.co), the world’s premier early-stage accelerator and startup launch program, announced today that is has opened applications for its newest semester in Montreal. Since… Read More Applications for the Montreal Founder Institute Are Now Open

Events, Startup, Technology

iC Entrepreneurs present: Demo Day, Our Way!

iC MTL is Canada’s first business incubator for creative and cultural entrepreneurs. Launched in the summer of 2016, it ran a summer pilot project followed by a successful first cohort. of companies across various creative industries, including visual storytelling, branding, gastronomy, 3D printing, visual arts, virtual reality and more. They are graduating May25th! Montreal’s very first… Read More iC Entrepreneurs present: Demo Day, Our Way!

Business, Events, Inspiration, Lifestyle

Takeaways from the G20 YEA Summit in Istanbul

I was very honoured to have been selected by Futurpreneur to be one of the 22 members of the Canadian Delegation at the Young Entrepreneur’s Alliance G20 Summit in Istanbul last week. I thought attending the Summit would be a valuable learning experience, but it turned out to be much more as it opened my eyes to a whole… Read More Takeaways from the G20 YEA Summit in Istanbul

Business, Other, Startup

6 Reasons All Business Owners Should Register Trademarks

Debating whether you should trademark your business? Here are six reasons why you should take action. Many business owners and entrepreneurs wonder whether they should trademark their company name. I was one of those people, but once I began researching the pros and cons, the answer was crystal clear. It shouldn’t even be a question… Read More 6 Reasons All Business Owners Should Register Trademarks

Business, Inspiration, Lifestyle

The Importance of Diversity in Business

In an increasingly globalized economy, where 20.6% of the Canadian population is composed of immigrants, diversity in all forms is critical to both the success and survival of any organization. But diversity as a strategic focus is much more than expanding a company’s talent pool to include minorities, or attaining the superficial quotas imposed by… Read More The Importance of Diversity in Business

Business, Events, Inspiration

A dose of inspiration and advice from C2MTL’s guest speakers

C2MTL is an annual 3 day business conference about commerce and creativity. For its fourth edition, conferences included influential and innovative keynote speakers such as Chelsey Clinton, Ayah Bdeir and Andre Agassi. Here’s a look at what some of them had to say and what we retained. AYAH BDEIR: Decentralising power and putting it in… Read More A dose of inspiration and advice from C2MTL’s guest speakers