Connect with the newcomer tech entrepreneur community and find support

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 14:16:43 +0000

Research indicates that immigrants are more likely to start businesses and create jobs than their Canadian-born counterparts. Starting a business is taking risk. And newcomers are, by definition, risk takers, having uprooted their life in their home country in search of an improved one elsewhere in the world.

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Five tips to maximize e-commerce returns: New opportunities for business growth and boosting resilience

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 23:17:45 +0000

During the first four months of the pandemic, e-commerce sales exceeded those of the 2019 holiday season. Selling online has now become even more essential for Canadian businesses. It is creating new opportunities for business growth and boosting resilience.

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Small Business Week 2020: News and events

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 18:20:47 +0000

In Canada, a majority of firms are small businesses; in 2017, they constituted close to 98 percent of businesses in the Canadian economy. This year, October 20 to 26 is Small Business Week – drawing focus on Canadian entrepreneurship and creating opportunities for small business owners to come together, learn and network.

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B.C. invites 100 candidates in new PNP draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:34:59 +0000

British Columbia invited 100 total immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on October 20. The British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) issued a total of 80  invitations through the Express Entry BC (EEBC) and Skills Immigration streams. Candidates were invited under the Skilled Worker and International Graduate subcategories. The minimum required […]

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P.E.I. issues record-breaking number of invitations in latest draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:06:12 +0000

The province of Prince Edward Island has invited 345 economic immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination in a draw held September 17. After issuing the largest number invitations to Express Entry and Labour Impact candidates on August 20, the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP) distributed yet another record-breaking number of 345 […]

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Immigrant entrepreneur encourages a ‘Can Do’ approach

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 12:56:01 +0000

Immigrant entrepreneur BK Sethi shares his experience setting up a successful business in Canada. He says ” I opportunity and started a business in the ethnic foods market in the 1980s, and from my own entrepreneurial journey, I can say that with the support of Canada and the business community, all you need is your desire to succeed.”

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Seven questions to ask yourself before you jump into an entrepreneurial adventure

Credit to Author: Guest Author| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 21:35:54 +0000

Becoming an independent consultant is a big decision that will influence your lifestyle in many ways. Depending on your personal situation and your industry, there are aspects that one needs to think about before deciding to jump into an entrepreneurial adventure. After close to a decade as a SAP consultant, I took a leap of […]

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Entrepreneur Elle AyoubZadeh brings ‘global citizenry’ to fashion

Credit to Author: Rebeca Kuropatwa| Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 22:06:04 +0000

Born in Iran shortly after the revolution in 1981, Elle AyoubZadeh moved with her parents to Dubai and attended an American school until she was 13. They then moved to New Zealand where AyoubZadeh finished high school and attended university, studying business and specializing in luxury marketing. “I always had this desire to see the […]

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Tips for newcomers starting a business in Canada

Credit to Author: Ivy Chiu| Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 19:11:00 +0000

According to the 2019 RBC Small Business poll, the number of Canadians who are considering business ownership is on the rise compared to last year (57 per cent in 2019 vs. 54 per cent in 2018). The poll also looked at what the profile of small business entrepreneurs looks like in Canada. Below are the […]

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