Cautious optimism and new deals ahead for Angel Investors

Angel investment is a key milestone for many startup entrepreneurs — that important moment when they can boost their company’s prospects with external validation, funding, and mentoring.  But like every aspect of modern business, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted angel investors, leaving many early-stage entrepreneurs wondering if there will still be that financial lifeline available to their emerging company? …

Stay healthy at home — healthcare now delivers

Innovators are creating new pathways to healthcare. As a specialist in the industry, Andy Donald, understands that delivering new solutions for patient care could drastically change lives. Donald, a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist and CEO of The Health Depot, is committed to changing the face of pharmacy by helping patients take control of their health with…

Making a statement in the sanitation space

Madison and Jenessa Olson are repurposing their resources to make a meaningful impact amid COVID-19. The co-founders of Southwestern Ontario startup STMNT are tackling disrupted times with the same resourceful mentality that gained them early traction and success in the fashion space, as they establish their place in the sanitation game. Recovery within our innovation…

Top Tips for Remote Hiring & Onboarding

How do you interview, hire, and onboard a new employee without ever meeting them face to face? In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a question many of our companies will have to prepare for, as they look to rebuild and grow their teams amidst uncertain ongoing social distancing protocols. Fortunately, there are experts…

ODEA brings business education home

From closing campus doors to opening up online forums, academia has been running at top speed to shift to a new normal in the midst of a pandemic. With physical distancing practices in full effect, the classroom has gone virtual. This is familiar territory for Sarnia-based startup, Online & Digital Education Academy (ODEA), who has…