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  • Futurpreneur at One of a Kind Show 2019

    Futurpreneur at One of a Kind Show 2019

     We’re excited to announce that six of our unique and talented Futurpreneur craft-makers will be showcasing their work and products at one of the largest and best-attended craft shows in North America, the One of a Kind Show, March 27-31, 2019 at the Enercare Centre in Toronto. Learn about our artistic entrepreneurs and their businesses below.  […]

  • Spotlight on Eric Muellejans, Kumovate

    Eric Muellejans has a simple piece of advice for entrepreneurs: if you want to be successful, you must build solid relationships in China.The founder of Kumovate, a Futurpreneur-supported company that manufactures an adjustable and portable leg elevation system for people with acute or chronic lower-limb injuries, recently visited China as part of the C2Can program […]

  • #FuturHighFive 2018 Milestone Roundup

     Since 2017 we have encouraged our Futurpreneurs to celebrate and share their milestones on social media through our #FuturHighFive campaign. With incredible support from CIBC, a number of our #FuturHighFive Futurpreneurs have showcased their growth and development through this exclusive channel that celebrates achievement. Read on for just some highlights from our 2018 #FuturHighFive milestones.See more […]

  • Spotlight on Bailey Puddister, Elliot + Olivia Bridal Boutique

     Every year, as the holiday season rolls in, we launch the annual Futurpreneur Holiday Shopping Guide, reminding Canadians to shop local and support small business amid the gift-giving frenzy. To shed light on the value and importance of small businesses for communities across the country, we caught up with Bailey Puddister of Futurpreneur-supported Elliot + […]

  • Leader Spotlight: Devon Brooks, Sphere

     At Futurpreneur we don’t only support entrepreneurship, we live it as well. Devon Brooks joined the Futurpreneur Canada Board of Directors back in 2015. It’s been a while since we caught up with her so we sat down and asked her about her entrepreneurial journey, what she’s up to know and her latest venture, Sphere.   […]

  • #12KHOLIDAYGIVEAWAY Terms and Conditions

      ‘Tis the season for giving, and this year we’re doing just that with our #12KHOLIDAYGIVEAWAY to celebrate a milestone 12,000 entrepreneurs supported through Futurpreneur.  About the contestThis holiday season, to celebrate the milestone 12,000 young entrepreneurs supported through Futurpreneur, we’re giving away 12 holiday gift packs*! Each pack, worth over $100, is filled with home-grown […]

  • A Look at Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018

     For the past 10 years Futurpreneur Canada has had the honour of hosting Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in Canada. GEW is the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurship. During one week each November, thousands of activities take place cross 170 countries, inspiring millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. As […]

  • Trailblazers 2018: A Lesson in Success through Community

      What makes an entrepreneur succeed? This is a question that I’ve been asking myself for the past four months since I started my job at Futurpreneur Canada.I joined the Vancouver team as an Office Coordinator; a role that requires me to answer questions and engage in conversations happening all around me between our team and […]

  • Announcing the 2018 Futurpreneur Canada Award Winners

     The 2018 Futurpreneur Canada Awards presents a picture of innovation and diversity as we celebrate the contribution and achievements of young entrepreneurs changing the face of small business in Canada.Futurpreneur is proud to be facilitating the changing entrepreneurial landscape in Canada as small businesses continue to play an increasingly instrumental role in the growth and […]

  • Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018: Breaking Barriers with Women Entrepreneurs

     Small business and entrepreneurial ventures are becoming an increasingly integral driver of economic growth and development in communities across Canada. A statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 attributes entrepreneurs as the players that “make Canada one of the most innovative and prosperous places in the world”.This year, Global […]

  • Quick Questions with…our 2018 Trailblazers

     To celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018, we are excited to be partnering with TruShield to present Trailblazers 2018: A celebration and showcase of inspiring young Canadian female entrepreneurs.Trailblazers 2018 will feature presentations from five trailblazing Futurpreneur-supported women entrepreneurs who have used their ventures to break down barriers and forge new paths in the entrepreneurial community.We caught up […]

  • Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018

    Celebrating self-starters and innovatorsGlobal Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) returns in 2018, and Futurpreneur Canada is proud to be the official Canadian host for the tenth consecutive year. Running from November 12 to 18, GEW unites more than 10 million people across 160 countries in a global celebration of self-starters and innovators making their mark and blazing […]

  • Vocal Fry Studios: A Space for Inclusive Storytelling

    Katie and Vicky are journalists who saw a gap in the world of modern storytelling – a safe and inclusive podcast workspace.While the medium of podcasting has grown to become a mainstay news and information source for today’s digital generation, Katie and Vicky wanted to create a platform for the stories that are overlooked and […]

  • Empowering Women in Business: Futurpreneur Canada Announces Scholarship Recipients for The Imperfect Boss Camp

     This year we are excited to be partnering with The Imperfect Boss on their inaugural Camp experience for women in business. The four-day event will provide a curated experience designed to help women entrepreneurs shift in mindset, grow in confidence and learn intentional strategy to apply to business and life.Futurpreneur Canada is proud to be […]