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  • Introducing the 2023 Growth Accelerator cohort

    Learning plays a vital role in an entrepreneur’s growth and the success of their business. Learning enables quick thinking, sound decision-making, problem solving, and planning for the future. Futurpreneur’s Growth Accelerator is a unique offering to our Young Entrepreneurs who want to elevate their business to higher levels of success. Facilitated digitally again this year, […]

  • Building the Future Through Mentoring

    For notary and business owner Veronique Semexant, the impact of an entrepreneur goes beyond creating a business. “Our businesses have a social impact; they contribute to a society and a community,” she explains. To pave the way for the next generation, entrepreneurs need to collaborate and pass on their knowledge. “We need to make a […]

  • Starting a Successful Business in Trying Times

    Becoming an entrepreneur is not always the easy choice. Especially now, when post-pandemic recovery is being marred with the recent economic headwinds that have brought on a new set of challenges for Canadian entrepreneurs. From rising costs, supply-chain issues, logistical delays, and financing troubles, the list continues to grow. The recently concluded BDC Small Business […]

  • E06: Rewriting the Canadian Dream through entrepreneurship

    Tune into our new podcast, Startup + Prosper! Our podcast is dedicated to the key elements of the entrepreneurial mindset, with a particular focus on the current state of Black entrepreneurship in Canada. Each of the episodes aims to inspire and educate listeners about Black-owned businesses and their reality while providing more insight into Futurpreneur’s […]

  • E05 Demystifying business loans: Why would I need them?

    Tune into our new podcast, Startup + Prosper! Our podcast is dedicated to the key elements of the entrepreneurial mindset, with a particular focus on the current state of Black entrepreneurship in Canada. Each of the episodes aims to inspire and educate listeners about Black-owned businesses and their reality while providing more insight into Futurpreneur’s […]

  • E04: On Belonging and Taking Space with Alfred Burgesson

    Tune into our new podcast, Startup + Prosper! Our podcast is dedicated to the key elements of the entrepreneurial mindset, with a particular focus on the current state of Black entrepreneurship in Canada. Each of the episodes aims to inspire and educate listeners about Black-owned businesses and their reality while providing more insight into Futurpreneur’s […]

  • E03: Think Bigger —Escaping a Micro-Entrepreneurship Mindset With Frénie Jean-Baptiste

    Tune into our new podcast, Startup + Prosper! Our podcast is dedicated to the key elements of the entrepreneurial mindset, with a particular focus on the current state of Black entrepreneurship in Canada. Each of the episodes aims to inspire and educate listeners about Black-owned businesses and their reality while providing more insight into Futurpreneur’s […]

  • E02: Going your own way… and bringing the community along

    Tune into our new podcast, Startup + Prosper! Our podcast is dedicated to the key elements of the entrepreneurial mindset, with a particular focus on the current state of Black entrepreneurship in Canada. Each of the episodes aims to inspire and educate listeners about Black-owned businesses and their reality while providing more insight into Futurpreneur’s […]

  • E01: The Unexpected Momentum Generated by the Black Lives Matter Movement

    Tune into our new podcast, Startup + Prosper! Our podcast is dedicated to the key elements of the entrepreneurial mindset, with a particular focus on the current state of Black entrepreneurship in Canada. Each of the episodes aims to inspire and educate listeners about Black-owned businesses and their reality while providing more insight into Futurpreneur’s […]

  • Common Questions About Incorporation

    Whether you’re an established entrepreneur or a new sole proprietor, if you’re contemplating incorporating your business, you likely have questions… lots of questions. That’s great! Inquiring and doing your research is the first step to incorporating––and that’s what we’re here to help you with.   Many new entrepreneurs come to us with a multitude of questions […]

  • Choosing Between Federal vs Provincial Incorporation

    If you’re an entrepreneur looking into incorporating your business, you probably have lots of questions. Incorporating is a big decision, and there is a lot of advice that can make it far more complex than it needs to be. One of the big questions to ask yourself is “should I incorporate federally or provincially?” The […]

  • Introducing the 2022 Growth Accelerator cohort!

    Our economy never stops growing, and the Futurpreneur team believes the growth of your company shouldn’t either.  Beginning this week through to June, Futurpreneur’s Growth Accelerator has invited 14 entrepreneurs within Canada to build upon the success of their business(s). Facilitated digitally for the second year, entrepreneurs will gain invaluable knowledge on how to pitch […]

  • G20YEA Summit: “Perfect for any company interested in expanding beyond borders”

    Hamza Khan and Daniel Martinovic are the co-founders of Vimto. Last year, the Toronto-based entrepreneurs joined the Canadian delegation to the 2020 G20YEA Summit in Saudi Arabia. Ahead of the 2021 summit in Italy, the cofounders share their experiences meeting fellow delegates, making international connections and exploring ways to expand their business globally. Vimto.co is […]

  • How the G20YEA Summit helped me grow my business and network globally

    The 2020 G20YEA young entrepreneurship summit was a great experience and a valuable opportunity to grow my business, Benjamin David Group. This year’s summit was held in Saudi Arabia, but, given COVID-19, it wasn’t possible to hold the event face-to-face. That didn’t matter, because our Saudi hosts and official G20 YEA Saudi members stepped in […]

  • How the Internet of Things Can Boost Entrepreneurial Success

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      We live at a time in which entrepreneurial opportunities are many and varied. Compared to just a few decades ago, today’s budding business leaders have much greater access to information and resources to help make their endeavors successful. The swift rise of the digital age has been a boon to entrepreneurs across the planet. […]

  • Top 5 Benefits of Starting a Business in a Rural Community

    Take Your Business to the Next Level

      At first glance, the best way to start a business is by starting it in an urban area, full of customers. Most of the time, urban areas are the go-to places for young, up, and coming entrepreneurs. As good as it sounds, urban areas do have a considerable amount of foot traffic that can […]

  • You Have Your First Business Loan, Now What?

    Nathan Dumlao

    Finding and receiving approval for your first affordable small business loan is an important step for any small business, but it’s simply the first of many toward achieving your long-term goals. While you have already outlined your ideas for the money in your business plan, things aren’t always as easy as anticipated. What you do […]