Scott Stirrett earns a Report on Business magazine Changemakers recognition from The Globe and Mail Winners were selected by The Globe and Mail’s award-winning editorial team for their ideas, accomplishments, and impact.
ReSkilling Retail Workers Survey
Venture for Canada Announces Reskilling Retail Workers Project Steering Committee The Reskilling Retail Workers Project is a project funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre. The project supports designing and testing a reskilling program for displaced retail workers, focusing on racialized and Indigenous youth to be tested and prototyped in Ontario.
Founding a Start Up: Mastering the art and science of sales
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Think Longer “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.” - Einstein. An early mentor at one of my internships gave me the advice to “Think Longer”. It might be the best piece of advice I failed to take seriously.
Venture for Canada Announces Project with Future Skills Centre Venture for Canada (VFC) is excited to announce the launch of a Reskilling Retail Workers, a project funded by the Government of Canada’s Future Skills Centre. This project supports the design of a reskilling program for displaced retail workers, focusing on racialized and Indigenous youth in Ontario.
From the ground up: What does it take to build a successful e-commerce business?
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BHER and Venture for Canada partner to provide innovative work-integrated learning experiences for students in Alberta The Business + Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) and Venture for Canada (VFC) are excited to announce a partnership to create 300 innovative work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunities at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Alberta. This partnership is made possible with support from the Government of Canada.
Customer Success Management must-knows: Squeaky wheel gets the grease?
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Should I Have A Personal Brand (And If So, Where Do I Start) There’s a professional development trend going around that’s been widely misunderstood. Many fantasize about having it. Few follow through on building it. And even fewer do the work upfront to define what their end-goal is.
Ongoing Celebration’s of Black Leaders and Black History after Black History Month Often when February comes to a close, so does the celebration of Black History Month in Canada. This year we saw extraordinary efforts, workshops, and events that elevated Black womxn, entrepreneurs, and founders.
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VFC Fellows Next 36 Cohort Venture for Canada is proud to congratulate Rayhan and Lily for their next step in their entrepreneurial journey, committing to the NEXT 36 full-time program laser-focused on founding a new venture.
Reflections from an Untraditional Path and Breaking Down Stereotypes I’m Brittany. I graduated with a BSc in Psychology and Neuroscience, became a VFC Fellow in 2017, and worked a sales job for two years. I am now a software engineer working at a financial technology company in Toronto. These are my four reflections from my journey into the dev world thus far.
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