Work Story Wednesday: Ryerson grad starts own business

Work Story Wednesday: Ryerson grad starts own business
  THE CHALLENGE In 2010, Brennan McEachran founded Toronto-based SoapBox to build software technology that aggregates crowdsourced ideas. Lots of different organizations – ranging from ski camps to universities to non-profits to multinationals – want to get feedback from employees, customers, students, donors and volunteers, and early on Mr. McEachran saw the diverse possible uses ...

Toronto startup – Deskribed – wants to make your job hunt easier

Toronto startup - Deskribed - wants to make your job hunt easier
The dream job. It seems like an elusive concept at best. Lucky for you, a new startup out of Toronto is working to help job hunters find this dream job by factoring in quality of life factors like commute times, work culture, seniority, and more. Find out more by visiting the article below. — “The ...

Work Story Wednesday: The new, younger face of startups

Work Story Wednesday: The new, younger face of startups
If you’ve ever thought about starting your own company, you’re not alone. More and more, students and recent grads are looking to launch their own startups and business ventures to become their own boss, especially in a tough economy. Today’s Globe and Mail features the story of Nathaniel Bagnell, 25, and Kelver Freire, 30, both ...

Inside the mind of a Startup Entrepreneur [Accessible Infographic]

Inside the mind of a Startup Entrepreneur [Accessible Infographic]
Text Version Below Text Version Inside the mind of a start-up entrepreneur So you have an idea. Do you have what it takes to capitalize on it? Start-ups are fast paced, small and ever-adaptive, and carry a great deal of risk for the participants. Often they’re built around the vision of only one or two ...

COU report finds entrepreneurship thriving at Ontario universities

COU report finds entrepreneurship thriving at Ontario universities
  Toronto, October 07, 2013— Entrepreneurship, which economists say is vital to our economic recovery, is thriving at Ontario universities with thousands of students learning how to create their own jobs and jobs for others, according to a report launched today by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU). “The art of entrepreneurship is being taught ...

Four ways to advance your career at a start-up

Four ways to advance your career at a start-up
One of the things that people love about working at small start-ups is the flat management structure. Instead of presenting your ideas to your manager’s manager after spending two days preparing a PowerPoint presentation, you can focus on simply executing them. When you’re the entire marketing department or the only mobile developer, there’s simply no ...