StartUP Sault Launches Sault Ste. Marie Ecosystem Infographic

(Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) – November 30, 2015 | StartUP Sault Ste. Marie announced today the launch of an online infographic map of Sault Ste. Marie’s Startup Ecosystem, available at www.startupsault.com/Infographic. Working with its community partners, StartUP Sault developed the infographic to identify relevant local assets, landmarks, industry, and business resources to...

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Taking The Next Step – Starting Your Own Business

Originally Printed in Northern Ontario Business, July 2015. I often meet people who are intrigued by the idea of starting their own business, but are intimidated by the fact that they have no experience or simply don’t know where to begin. What I say to these people is, “Start slow,...

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Building a Thriving Small Business Sector in Northern Ontario

Originally published on www.northernontariobusiness.com, April 24, 2015 The importance of small business to Northern Ontario cannot be overstated. Northern Ontario is a region heavily dependent on resource-based industry, from mining and forestry to steel. Our economies ebb and flow with the cycles of big business and industry. Most of our...

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Anyone Can Start a Business – Why Not You?

“Building a business is not rocket science; it’s about having a great idea and seeing it through with integrity.” – Sir Richard Branson As the tremendously successful entrepreneur, Richard Branson states in the above quote, starting and building a business isn’t rocket science — in fact much of it is...

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