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Ownr Success Story: Cuzco & Hagen

Ownr Success Story: Cuzco & Hagen

Cuzco & Hagen, a Toronto-based business, specializes in dog bow ties with the concept of creating a more suave line of accessories for dogs. In this interview with Ownr, founders Terence and Magda speak about their inspiration and reflect on their growth both in their business and as entrepreneurs.

How to Register Your Business Name

How to Register Your Business Name

Great business names are hard to come by, and just about anything you think of is taken by another company. That’s why it’s important to spend the time to select a business name that is both meaningful and authentic to you.

Ownr Success Story: Road Astronaut

Ownr Success Story: Road Astronaut

Art Green, founder of Road Astronaut talks about how he built a business from his love of art and motorcycling. He also shares his five tips for creative entrepreneurs.

Ownr Success Story: Enigmatic Events Collective

Ownr Success Story: Enigmatic Events Collective

Enigmatic Events Collective produces experiential team-building events around murder mysteries, scavenger hunts, quizzes and theatrical productions. We chat with the founder, Chris Rudram in this interview.

How to Register a Trademark for Your Business

How to Register a Trademark for Your Business

In this guide, we explain what trademarks are, how they compare to business names, and the scenarios where you need to trademark.

Ownr Success Story: Illustration Artist Lauren Pearson

Ownr Success Story: Illustration Artist Lauren Pearson

Illustration artist Lauren Pearson registered her business, By Lauren P, using Ownr in 2019. Here she chats about how she created a business out of what she loves and how to operate from a place of power as an entrepreneur.

Advice from RestoHub: Restaurant Startup Costs

Advice from RestoHub: Restaurant Startup Costs

The cost of launching a new business – particularly in the restaurant industry – can feel daunting. Our friends at RestoHub have shared a full breakdown of costs required to open a restaurant so you can take it one step at a time.

Founders of CBY Music on Hitting the Right Notes in Business

Founders of CBY Music on Hitting the Right Notes in Business

Christian and Karen Bell-Young​ opened their home-based studio CBY Music in 2017 to offer personalized music lessons to all ages and abilities. The husband and wife team used Ownr to register CBY Music officially.

Four Iconic Canadian Brands

Four Iconic Canadian Brands

As we celebrate 152 years of Canada this July, let’s look at four homegrown businesses that define the Canadian experience and find out how they’ve stayed relevant all these years.

Ownr Success Story: Worn & Woven Vintage Rugs

Ownr Success Story: Worn & Woven Vintage Rugs

Chantelle Bianchi loves to hunt vintage rugs from across the world for her Toronto-based business, Worn & Woven Vintage Rugs. A Marketing Manager by day, Chantelle talks about growing her side hustle into a full time business and the challenges of running an online shop.

Ownr Success Story: Digital Marketer Anthony Alfonsi

Ownr Success Story: Digital Marketer Anthony Alfonsi

Anthony Alfonsi, founder at creative marketing agency, Fourdots Digital, shares his entrepreneurial lessons with Ownr.

Ownr Success Story: Maturing Mama and Entrepreneur Chanelle Holder

Ownr Success Story: Maturing Mama and Entrepreneur Chanelle Holder

Chanelle Holder opened up the conversation around mental health and motherhood through her blog, Maturing Mama, which she registered as a business using Ownr in 2019.

The TELUS Pitch: One Minute Could Equal $100,000 for Your Small Business

The TELUS Pitch: One Minute Could Equal $100,000 for Your Small Business

TELUS Pitch is Canada’s largest small business competition, offering Canadian entrepreneurs the chance to reap the rewards of their hard work with a $100,000 cash payout.

Local SEO Tips for your Business

Local SEO Tips for your Business

When the marketplace is packed with choice, how do you get a consumer to notice your business first? Boost the online visibility of your business to potential customers with strategic local SEO.