INSPIRATION & COMMUNITY

Justin Raymond’s Flexday turns restaurant down-time into workspaces for freelancers

Justin Raymond’s Flexday turns restaurant down-time into workspaces for freelancers

Justin Raymond, the founder and CEO of Flexday transforms local restaurants in their downtime into casual but professional workspaces for freelancers and remote workers. He talks about Flexday and his rules for success.

Ownr is hiring – come work with us!

Ownr is hiring – come work with us!

Ownr is making a real difference helping Canadian entrepreneurs start and maintain their businesses. Our product and development teams are looking for new talent to help them take on the challenge. Check out our open positions.

Brandi Leifso, the CEO who launched her indie beauty brand, Evio, from a women’s shelter

Brandi Leifso, the CEO who launched her indie beauty brand, Evio, from a women’s shelter

Brandi Leifso started her cosmetics company, Evio Beauty, while living in a women’s shelter. That experience taught her the power of conscious decisions, which is reflected in her mission to create a conscious future through sustainable and clean products.

Why Mandy Rennehan, the Blue-Collar CEO™, wants to change the perception of skilled trades

Why Mandy Rennehan, the Blue-Collar CEO™, wants to change the perception of skilled trades

A fisherman’s daughter built one of North America’s most successful retail construction companies. This edition of Ownr Spotlight features Mandy Rennehan, the Blue-Collar CEO™.

How Little Paws Inn reimagined pet daycare

How Little Paws Inn reimagined pet daycare

Little Paws Inn has replaced the kennelled pet daycare with an open-concept, home-style daycare and boarding for dogs, cats and rabbits.

Meet the entrepreneur who brought Le Dîner en Blanc to Toronto

Meet the entrepreneur who brought Le Dîner en Blanc to Toronto

A chat with the host of Toronto’s Le Dîner en Blanc, the highly sought-after secret party where guests dress in white, and dine under the stars.

From law to luxury travel, how Camy Duff turned her passion into business

From law to luxury travel, how Camy Duff turned her passion into business

Building a successful business is hard work. If you’re doing what you love, the journey becomes meaningful. Can a passion project make money? Find out how Camy was able to build a successful business with her love for travel.

Prepare for university with the help of Halp

Prepare for university with the help of Halp

Every business has a different story. Want to share your story? Drop us an email and let us know you would like to be featured at marketing@ownr.co. Halp is an online platform that connects high school students with university students to help them transition to […]

Women mean business. Let’s #BalanceforBetter in the workplace

Women mean business. Let’s #BalanceforBetter in the workplace

At Ownr, we feel it’s important to advance the dreams and aspirations of our diverse people. Ownr is committed to eliminating the many barriers that stall the entrepreneurial ambitions of women.

How the Saltwater Collective is Cleaning Our Oceans

How the Saltwater Collective is Cleaning Our Oceans

Every business has a different story. Want to share your story? Drop us an email and let us know you would like to be featured at marketing@ownr.co. Scientists predict that plastic will outweigh fish in the oceans by 2050. That’s because humans dump 8 million […]

Women in Business: 5 Canadian CEOs we love

Women in Business: 5 Canadian CEOs we love

This International Women’s Day, join Ownr and let’s celebrate five Canadian women entrepreneurs we love.

From Engineers to Entrepreneurs: How Starting a Business Opened Doors for Tea Bar Owners Tariq and Mohammed

From Engineers to Entrepreneurs: How Starting a Business Opened Doors for Tea Bar Owners Tariq and Mohammed

A post from our partner, Futurpreneur Canada. When Tariq and Mohammed moved to Canada from the United Arab Emirates, they brought with them a culture rich in tradition that offered a new and unique approach and appreciation for the humble tea. Tariq and Mohammed had a clear vision of the business […]

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Tara Tomulka of Rawcology

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Tara Tomulka of Rawcology

Every business has a different story. Want to share your story? Drop us an email and let us know you would like to be featured at marketing@ownr.co. This week we had the pleasure of asking Tara a few questions on her journey starting Rawcology: Tell […]

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Wild One Wealth

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Wild One Wealth

Every business has a different story. Want to share your story? Drop us an email and let us know you would like to be featured at marketing@ownr.co. This week’s feature is on Alison and Silvi, owners of Wild One Wealth! This is their story: Tell […]

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Zoi Bellissimo of Bonafide Restaurant

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Zoi Bellissimo of Bonafide Restaurant

Every business has a different story. Want to share your story? Drop us an email and let us know you would like to be featured at marketing@ownr.co. This week’s feature is on Zoi, the owner of Bonafide Restaurant! This is her story: Tell us about […]