Fondation Montréal Inc., in collaboration with Montréal-based Universities, is organizing the second edition of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea presented by the National Bank. The challenge was established to ignite a passion towards entrepreneurship within our university communities, to stimulate friendly competition between universities and to strengthen the relationship between students and the business… Read More Launch of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea
© picture taken from Tony Robbins Facebook page I recently got back from a 4-day seminar with Tony Robbins. Actually, I got back from 4 days with 14 000 other attendees, hundreds of volunteers, many successful guest speakers AND Tony Robbins. Why? Because just like all the people in the crowded, loud Prudential Center (home… Read More Unleash the Power Within: A Tony Robbins Experience
A few months back, Credo published a Startup Report with raw statistics among which you could read that 80% of Montreal startups are men founded. In that sense, Montreal Newtech has been deploying a diversity strategy in line with its mission of featuring and fueling Montreal’s tech startup community. First, with Startup Mosaic, meant to encourage… Read More Montreal New Tech Wants You On Their Mosaic!
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
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!
For women, starting a business isn’t as straightforward as it is for men — for better or worse. Here are four things to think about. Starting a business can be daunting. I’ve often said that if you want to know what you’re made of, there are three ways to find out: have a child, write a… Read More Starting a Business: 4 Things Female Founders Should Keep in Mind
Your team will work the hardest (and be the happiest) when everyone feels like family. I’ve worked at many places, ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Most described themselves as having a “family-style culture.” They had happy hours, brought cake into work for birthdays and hosted bring-your-kids-to-work days. In my mind, those activities are commonplace and loosely… Read More How to Make Your Company Your Family
Lessons learned at Startupfest A part from my devotion to Apple products and a (fairly) new interest in e-commerce and SEO, I can’t say that I’m much of a tech connoisseur. As a matter of fact, I’d actually go so much as to say that I am a straight up tech ignoramus. I couldn’t care… Read More Lessons learned at Startupfest
Mediation, like juicing, yoga, kale diets and all other wellness trends that rise and fall like nobody’s business is a practice worth exploring. Not only can taking the time to quiet the mind for as little as 10 minutes a day lead to an increase in productivity, creativity, insight, and self-awareness; but it can also… Read More How Meditation Can Lead You To The Life Of Your Dreams
It all started with a slice of pie. Kristen Wood spent her early twenties globe-trotting, searching for a unique calling, much like her generational counterparts. Upon launching a successful career in graphic design, she soon discovered an affinity for all things creative, and quickly got to brainstorming business ideas within her new-found passion. Over casual… Read More Kristen Wood On Building Her Beauty Empire, The Ten Spot