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Your Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Your Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide

There’s still plenty of time to get mom a gift she’ll love this Mother’s Day. We’ll share some great gift ideas that also support local Canadian businesses.

Why Do People Become Entrepreneurs?

Why Do People Become Entrepreneurs?

Wondering why people become entrepreneurs? Let’s look at the benefits and advantages of entrepreneurship to help you better understand this career path.

Instacart’s Canadian GM on Building an Ecommerce Platform

Instacart’s Canadian GM on Building an Ecommerce Platform

Check out this interview we did with Andy Anthony, General Manager of Instacart Canada, a digital-first, on-demand delivery service that brings groceries straight to your house.

Work from Home Playlists from Your Favourite Music Streaming Subscriptions

Work from Home Playlists from Your Favourite Music Streaming Subscriptions

With so many more of us having to work from home, all we can do is try to make the best of it. And that’s what Ownr’s here to to help you do. These playlists will keep your mind focused on the rhythms and who knows, maybe you’ll actually get some work done, too.

International Women’s Day: Entrepreneurs Who Inspire

International Women’s Day: Entrepreneurs Who Inspire

International Women’s Day #ChoosetoChallenge continues to recognize women’s achievements. Here are 6 women’s entrepreneurial success stories.

Small Business Grants in Canada

Small Business Grants in Canada

Small business owners need an extra financial boost but finding the right grants can be difficult. This guide will help you with your next small business grant.

Black-Owned Businesses You Can Support Right Now

Black-Owned Businesses You Can Support Right Now

Check out this list of Black-owned businesses that you can support right now.

How eBay and Ownr are Supporting Small Businesses

How eBay and Ownr are Supporting Small Businesses

It can be tough out there for small business, but you don’t need to do it all alone. Learn about how eBay and Ownr are here to support you and your business.

Success Story: Sarah Stockdale | Valkerie Growth Consulting Inc.

Success Story: Sarah Stockdale | Valkerie Growth Consulting Inc.

In this Ownr Success Story, we caught up with Sarah Stockdale, a Toronto-based entrepreneur, growth hacker, marketer and startup technology consultant in her trendy east-end office space. We learned about her growth consulting company, Valkerie, and what led her to become one of Ownr’s earliest adopters.

Innovating with the Innovators: Law Firms See Value of Working with Startups

Innovating with the Innovators: Law Firms See Value of Working with Startups

With digital technology widely predicted to be a key driver of the Canadian economy in the decades to come, it’s not surprising to see law firms jostling to attract the next generation of Canadian technology companies. In the process of attracting and serving these clients, law firms are embracing innovative changes to their service delivery models, billing practices and use of technology.

Success Story: Samantha Lloyd | Float or Founder Recordings Inc.

Success Story: Samantha Lloyd | Float or Founder Recordings Inc.

In this Ownr Success Story, we spoke with Samantha Lloyd, a Toronto-based entrepreneur, content strategist expert, and podcaster extraordinaire. We had the chance to learn about her up-and-coming podcast, Float or Founder, which focuses on the stories, lessons and failures of Toronto-based founders and entrepreneurs, as they build their companies.

Success Story: Cerys Goodall | The Goods

Success Story: Cerys Goodall | The Goods

In this Ownr Success Story, we’re chatting with Cerys Goodall, a Toronto-based entrepreneur, expert PR strategist, and tech-enthusiast. Cerys is a powerhouse in the tech scene and has been growing with the industry for the last 20 years.

Why I Incorporated My Podcast

Why I Incorporated My Podcast

If you’re a podcaster, you’re operating a content brand that is potentially earning, or going to earn, revenue. You’re a real business and you should set yourself up as one. The first step in treating your podcast as a legitimate company is by getting it incorporated.

Ownr Spotlight: Megan McGuire Learning

Ownr Spotlight: Megan McGuire Learning

Megan McGuire Learning is an online play-based learning and tutoring business using virtual learning support tailored to students’ unique interests and needs. Find out more about MML’s Founder, Megan McGuire.