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.


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

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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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 and 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?


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Announcing the Finalists of the 2012 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

October, 15th, 2012

This annual celebration, now in its 20th year, recognizes women entrepreneurs from across Canada. And all finalists share a strong entrepreneurial vision, a relentless passion for pursing their dreams and are positive role models for all women. Join us to celebrate their success.The 2012 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards finalists are: Deloitte Start-Up Award WEST: […]


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Packaged Goods

March, 29th, 2012

How Susanna Carson, CEO of BSI Biodegradable Solutions and 2011 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Winner,
found her calling and her career by going green.


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Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards – Celebrate the Extraordinary

March, 15th, 2012

Canadian women are fighting against the odds to become a force in today’s entrepreneurial marketplace.