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Bradley Pinch

What is your one main piece of advice for anyone looking at entrepreneurship for the first time? Do not ever underprice your product or service. You can always decrease your price if needed, but increasing the price is far too hard. If you are a “Service” you are worth what you charge. Remember you get [Read More…]

Kyle Hewitt

What is something you wish you knew when you were starting out? When starting out and we struggled to get jobs and keep busy, we found it hard to say “no” to customers and would take on jobs that did not suit or interest us, or work that was not our specialty. I wish that [Read More…]

Paul Arnold

What is your one main piece of advice for anyone looking at entrepreneurship for the first time? Really think about the “why” of your product or service and reason for wanting to become an entrepreneur. Just because you find something you love to do or teach others, doesn’t necessarily mean it is something that can [Read More…]

Doug McCaffrey

What’s the elevator pitch for your company and why did you get into this business? Google offers many world-class tools people can access for free, such as Google Analytics and Google Ads. However, accessing the full power of these tools, so they deliver real business value, requires a combination of deep technical know-how plus contemporary [Read More…]

Heather Desjardins

What’s the elevator pitch for your company and why did you get into this business? We provide services in the area of learning disabilities such as dyslexia. We offer in-home and online one-on-one specialized tutoring in reading and spelling. We also offer assessments, info talks, and small-group student writing classes. As a special education teaching [Read More…]

Jennifer Tomlinson

What’s the elevator pitch for your company and why did you get into this business? This Is First Aid is a community-focused First Aid & CPR training company offering certification courses from the Canadian Red Cross, as well as other first aid-related training. Our courses are learner-centered, which means we work really hard to deliver [Read More…]

Rebecca Quiring

What is your “ask” right now? What would most help your business grow at this moment? My biggest ask is for a female RMT to join our growing business. What are the networking tips you would share with new entrepreneurs who are starting out in Ottawa? Listen to people around you. You never know where [Read More…]

Franco Ippolito

Who is the best client for you? How do they benefit from your business? The best client for me is someone who desires ownership of a home, condo and or investment property. Someone who seeks to build equity to help with retirement, building wealth for personal financial growth and stability. Who was the biggest influence [Read More…]

Shawn Gallant

What’s the elevator pitch for your company and why did you get into this business? GallantMEDIA provides a full range of creative design and business development services, including website development, graphic design & branding, printing & signage, custom apparel & promotional products, photography, marketing and advertising.   Did you do a lot of networking when [Read More…]

Andrew Munro

What’s the elevator pitch for your company and why did you get into this business? Gamble Technologies Ltd. (GTL) is a full service distributor of scientific instruments in Canada. Our products include radiation detection and identification (spectroscopy) for alpha, beta, gamma and x-radiation, as well as optical spectroscopies (UV-VIS, NIR, Raman, Hyperspectral). We also carry [Read More…]

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