“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
“Participation in the Futurpreneur Canada mentorship program has given me a great sense of pride and inspiration. To see how George’s hard work and determination have paid off has been really rewarding for me. I know that he will continue to do great things in his life and career and I am proud to have played a small part in his success.”
“Be ready, it is a lot of work. You must have a complementary team and a lot of respect must exist between partners to overcome challenges and occasional disputes. You will all be tested, so make sure you find the right partners! It takes a lot longer than you think to accomplish your objectives and meet your goals.”Denis Bastien & Pierre Blanchet Idénergie Inc.
“Having my Futurpreneur Canada mentor, Denis Prud'homme, has been instrumental for motivating me to do the best that I can, especially when decision making can be extremely risky. ”Kendal Netmaker Neechie Gear
“Having a mentor is important to young entrepreneurs. Mentors can give objective advice and draw from their own experiences to better guide you along the entrepreneurial journey.”Ken LeBlanc, Jeremy Demont, Dale Betts, Walter Melanson PropertyGuys.com
“My mentor helped transform me from an average videographer to a professional, proud entrepreneur. Thanks to Kevin Smith's help, I was able to worry less about the business aspects and focus on what I'm talented at, storytelling.”Jordan Presseault Cinema Works Entertainment
“Success is not easy. Success takes time. Come prepared for the long haul. You can not do it alone, so make sure to have a good network of people around you and your business.”JP Desjardins Wallrus
“Don’t go into creating your own business alone when there are so many resources out there to help you. Also, be open to negative feedback, as this is the easiest way to fix a potential problem with your business that you may not have noticed before.”Cindy Tran Sweet Petite Confectioner