• Mentoring in a Digital Age

    One of the biggest challenges for all relationships in 2015 is that technology has changed the way we communicate with one another, and our expectations of other people, when it comes to communicating. People now expect that others will be easy to reach, at any time, from any platform.  When trying to manage a professional […]

  • Jarrod Pettipas: Mentoring Entrepreneurs is in My Blood

    Studies have shown that more than 70 percent of small businesses with owners who receive mentoring survive for five years or more, yet only 30 percent of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are using mentors. That’s why Futurpreneur Canada mentor and Account Manager at TD Commercial Banking, Jarrod Pettipas feels it’s important to give back […]

  • 5 Signs You Could Be a Great Mentor (for Young Entrepreneurs)

    At Futurpreneur Canada we don’t just provide financing to young entrepreneurs, we make sure they have the best conditions to succeed, by supporting them with resources and tools to help them start their business, but above all, by connecting them with a valuable ally, their mentor. Today, our community of volunteer mentors has over 2,800 […]

  • The Power of a Great Business Mentor

    Photographed above: Denis Loboda Denis Loboda, co-founder of Air Xposure, an aerial filming start-up based in Toronto, Ontario, had most of the necessary ingredients to build a thriving business. At only 24 years old, he had a strong vision, extensive knowledge about his product and market and an entrepreneurial spirit. But he was missing one […]