Entrepreneurs

In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Women of Influence Launches the Call for Nominations for the 2014 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards graphic

In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Women of Influence Launches the Call for Nominations for the 2014 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

March, 10th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Women of Influence Launches the Call for Nominations for the 2014 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards  TORONTO – MARCH 7TH – In celebration of today, International Women’s Day, RBC and Women of Influence are announcing the call for nominations for the 2014 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur […]


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If It's Not One Thing It's The Other

August, 26th, 2013

Lesley Stowe ran retail stores and a successful catering company before she became “the cracker lady.” And when she walked away from those ventures to focus on a single product, she proved she knows exactly when to move on.


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Tipping The Scales: Women Angel Investing Reaches All-Time High

July, 29th, 2013

When longtime entrepreneur and Columbia B-school adjunct professor Angela Lee founded 37 Angels, her eight-month-old angel network and initiative to train women to become investors, she began with a single stat. “Currently only 13% of angel investors in the United States are women,” she told me this week over cocktails at a Chelsea hotel bar.


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7 Influential Women Who Failed Before They Succeeded

July, 25th, 2013

An important part of achieving what we set out to do — and something that seems to be particularly difficult for women — is overcoming bumps in the road we may experience along the way.


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Tory Burch's Secret To Success? 'It's About The Quality' Of Work (VIDEO)

July, 22nd, 2013

Tory Burch has created a multi-billion-dollar fashion empire, and she’s done it in a way that’s completely in line with her values. She talks about how she encourages her nearly 3,000 employees to work smarter — not longer.


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The Rhythm of Me

May, 13th, 2013

Arlene Dickinson, Canada’s favourite venture capitalist, is one of the most recognizable faces in media whose biggest challenge was believing in herself.


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The 'It' Factor

May, 13th, 2013

Between New York City and Toronto, Natasha Koifman, President of NKPR, finds the balance she needs to leverage a network built on authenticity and good work By Carolyn Patricia Grisold | Photography by Patrick Demarchelier |DOWNLOAD ARTICLE If you search the media for Natasha Koifman, you’ll find most results focus on her work – not […]


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Sweet Success

April, 1st, 2013

Karen Flavelle, CEO of Purdy’s Chocolatier, shares the unique challenges and opportunities of running a multi-generational family business. Don’t miss Karen at our upcoming Deloitte Women of Influence Luncheon, April 10th in Vancouver.


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Entrepreneurs are the New Black

March, 15th, 2013

Investing in entrepreneurs is daring, yet also the closest thing to a safe bet in today’s risky economy, says Arlene Dickinson, CEO Venture Communications.


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Focus. Ask. Trust

March, 12th, 2013

WOI Exclusive blog: Founders of Make Sh*t Happen Sheena Repath and Audrey Davidson ask what steps are you taking everyday to live your dreams?