“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 Charlotte was able to give me points of view I did not always consider when faced with challenges. Her motivation in her own business inspired me.”Alison Smith Thera-Ped Moncton Inc.
“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
“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
“My mentor has helped me develop the confidence I need as an entrepreneur to make difficult but important decisions about the direction of my company. Peter has brought a great deal of experience that I learn from on an ongoing basis.”Shadi Hagag Trans-Plan Transportation Inc.
“Having someone who is emotionally, but not financially attached to your business, who has experience in your field, and who is constantly involved without being involved day-to-day is incredibly valuable. Having a mentor is like having a personalized business consultant – the kind that some companies pay millions of dollars for!”Lauren Friese TalentEgg Inc.
“Mentoring helps entrepreneurs learn about small business management, achieve personal and professional goals, and advance in their small business venture by offering incredible networking opportunities. ”Meghan Anderson The Chef’s Hat Catering Company
“My mentor, Kevin’s realistic and enthusiastic outlook gives me the confidence and knowledge I need throughout the ups and downs of starting and running a business. His expertise, connections and experience are powerful resources that are preventing me from learning everything the hard way.”Lisa von Sturmer Growing City
“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.”