“Entrepreneurship should be considered as a real career path. Whether you are successful or not, the knowledge and connections you gain will stay with you forever. Without a doubt, the experience helps you to grow.”Armen Bakirtzian, Andre Hladio & Richard Fanson Intellijoint Surgical
“Being an entrepreneur means you have the power to do something no one has ever done before. You have the ability to improve the way things work and ultimately dream of a better tomorrow. Your actions can inspire others to make a difference. It’s an incredible feeling.”Jenviev Azzolin pplconnect
“My mentor was very instrumental during the entire start-up process of my business. All the advice and coaching he provided helped improve my entrepreneurial skills during the most crucial moments.”Ernesto Medina Jordan QSQ Giclée Boutique Inc.
“My mentor reminds me to take a step back and look at the whole picture instead of just the parts that I want to see. Once I told my mentor I did not have enough time to meet with my team managers and keep track of operations. He was quick to realize that over time, this behaviour could lead to a loss of focus on operational efficiency. He convinced me to plan weekly meetings with all my managers to facilitate communication and improve efficiency.”Stéphane Elie Symbiose Communication Inc.
“My mentor has been instrumental in helping me create a brand for my business. She has been a great sounding board as I build the image of my company, offering helpful and actionable advice when I’m working out marketing ideas. My business is a little difficult to describe and she helps me break it down into workable pieces”Heather Hinam Second Nature Adventure in Discovery
“My mentor, Lawrence, is fantastic. His candid feedback and understanding of the challenges of working in Africa has been huge in finding solutions to any problems that may arise. Simply put, he has been there for us whenever we need him.”Tal Dehtiar Oliberté Limited
“Be ready for sweat and tears! You have to be ready to work non-stop, to be constantly challenged, to spend a considerable amount of your own money, and to be insanely resilient against failures that you will face on a daily basis. But, even with all that in mind, we have no regrets about starting this adventure – it challenges us and makes us happy every day.”Adrien Sicard & Julie Delisle Beeye
“My mentor helps keep me focused and helps realign my goals. Having that experience in my position is very valuable; they offer a lot of good perspectives.”Moses Robicheau Laugh It Up Photo Booth Services Inc.