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Fireside: A Different Kind of Conference

Fireside: A Different Kind of Conference

The summer was over, the kids were back in school. That meant it was time for Fireside Conf (#Fireside), a summer camp style retreat event for innovators, entrepreneurs, influencers and investors taking place at Camp Walden located North of Bancroft, Ontario. For those of you unfamiliar with Ontario, Bancroft is about halfway between Barrie and Ottawa, a 3-4 hour drive…

GEC Turkey: How to Build Global Relationships Anywhere

GEC Turkey: How to Build Global Relationships Anywhere

For the past few years I have attended the GEC, otherwise known as the Global Entrepreneurial Congress. This yearly event involves over 160 countries and visits a new location each year. In 2018, the location was Istanbul, Turkey. GEC Turkey, here I come! Turkey is not exactly close to Canada.  It is a 10+ hour plane trip each way. When…

Enable Moldova: International Training with GEN Moldova

Enable Moldova: International Training with GEN Moldova

Recently, I traveled to Moldova as part of an international training team for entrepreneurs to take part in the Enable Moldova program. A huge thanks to GEN Moldova for inviting EntreLaunch to be part of the Enable III event. First Steps – Enable Moldova Our first stop was Soroca, home to Soroca Fortress (built in 1499 by Stephen the Great) and…

What does an Entrepreneur look like?

What does an Entrepreneur look like?

Yes, I am seriously asking this question. Why? Because! Because, as a woman who runs my business, I’m sometimes afraid of putting myself “out there”, for fear of judgement. I don’t think I look like what most people would consider a “Successful Entrepreneur”. Do I know that sounds slightly ridiculous? Yes, yes I do. Can I help it? Nope. Not…

Pre-game at SXSW – 8 Ways to Boost Your Experience

Today I arrived in Austin for one of the biggest events I have attended – South By South West, or as it is more affectionately know, SXSW . This is my first visit to Austin and my first SXSW. I came alone. I basically know no one. There are so many moving parts to he event that it can be…