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Dragons’ Den 2019 auditions are nearly here!

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Dragons’ Den auditions are starting soon! Beginning in Toronto on March 2, the audition tour will be open to the public, as producers hit the road visiting Canadian cities coast-to-coast in search of the country’s best business ideas in need of a Dragon investment. Check out all the dates and cities here and get some useful […]

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, January 26th, 2019

From setting goals to innovative technology, here are some of the small business blog posts and articles we’ve enjoyed lately. Have you read anything you’d like to share? Let us know in the comments! How to Better Set Your Goals in 2019 at Inc. Canadian Company Disrupting Optical Industry with 3D Printed Custom Glasses at Retail Insider […]

What is the Value Proposition Canvas?

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

The Value Proposition Canvas helps us to systematically understand what customers want and to create products and services that perfectly match their needs. It collects customer information about their needs and requirements which allows a more effective design of your products and services, and ultimately your business model. Eventually, this should lead to sales and profitability and much less time wasted on developing ideas that customers may not be interested in.

How to spot franchise fraud

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Franchising can be a relatively low-risk pathway into entrepreneurship – they get support and direction from the franchisor, and follow the structures laid out by the franchisor. However, sometimes, a franchise opportunity can seem too good to be true. Not all franchises are created equal, and you can’t necessarily buy into any franchise and wait for […]

GoForth Founder & President Leslie McGeough on Startup Canada Podcast

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

GoForth’s President and Founder Dr Leslie McGeough was proud to be featured in a recent Startup Canada Podcast episode. Host Rivers Corbett talks to Leslie about her journey from academia to entrepreneurship and how she’s working to educate entrepreneurs around the world. Here are some highlights: “I spent fifteen years in the trenches teaching and […]

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