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Your Entrepreneurship & Innovation Party Pack!

Have you just graduated and/or are looking for new things to do either for the summer or for your life, and something niggling in the back of your head is screaming “I want to be an entrepreneur”? OR maybe you know that being in business for yourself full-tilt just isn’t in the cards for you […]

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Rob Clute

QuinteVation and Bay of Quinte Young Entrepreneurs share similar visions for the Bay of Quinte Region and rural Canadian entrepreneurs. QuinteVation’s vision is that the Bay of Quinte will become the most dynamic rural innovation region in Canada by 2023. This is a direct compliment to BoQ Young Entrepreneurs’ vision of the Bay of Quinte Region is […]

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The Difference Between Constructive & Destructive Criticism (and How to Respond Appropriately).

When you are starting out as an entrepreneur and just getting your business venture off the ground, you will find that there is an almost over-abundance of people ready to critique you and your business. Heck, this happens even after you’ve been in business for 10 years or have launched 20 businesses! Cynical sounding, I […]

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We’re in Siva Creative’s “Coding for a Cause” Campaign!

ANNOUNCEMENT! Bay of Quinte Young Entrepreneurs has successfully applied for Siva Creative‘s Coding for a Cause campaign! 1st prize is: a professional website, SEO integration and a year of hosting (value of prize is approx. $5000!). 2nd prize is: a 1-hour consultation, Social Media Management, and 2 blogs for Search Engine Optimization (value of prize is approx $1000!!). […]

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Terms All Entrepreneurs & Business Professionals Need to Know

For those who actively follow me, you know that I am a proud member of the Cadet Instructors Cadre (CIC) Branch of the Canadian Forces. One thing that is often commented on is the fact that we absolutely love acronyms- so much so that it sounds like its own language when heard! It’s the same […]

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Cam McDonald

Next up in the “My Day” Interview Series, we have one of the Co-Founders of Iconic Brewing Co., Cam McDonald. In 2017, Cam and his co-founders Daniel & Bobby were among the nominees for the EY Canada Entrepreneur of the Year- Ontario Region in the Young Entrepreneur category. After our telephone interview, I must say […]

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Do I Go It Alone, Partner Up, Incorporate or Co-Operate?

There are four recognized types of businesses in Canada: sole proprietorships, partnerships (including general, limited, and limited liability partnerships), corporations, and co-operatives. Three of these you have definitely heard of (sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations), and one of which you’ve likely heard of but may have not associated with being a type of business (co-operatives). […]