INSPIRATION & NEWS

Meet the Winner of the #OwnrsWhoHustle Competition

Meet the Winner of the #OwnrsWhoHustle Competition

Check out our interview with Mare Garcia, Founder & Creative Director of Space Queen Studio, and learn more about her side hustle, as winner of the #OwnrsWhoHustle Competition.

Success Story: Venatos

Success Story: Venatos

Venatos was developed with the mission to create gaming gear that is unique, durable, and is based on gamer feedback. Check out this interview we did with Founder, Hasan Cheaib, and learn more about this up-and-coming gaming brand.

Success Story: 36paths

Success Story: 36paths

36paths is helping students land great finance jobs in Canada faster by having experienced finance professionals coach them 1-on-1 throughout the entire job search journey. Check out this interview we did with 36paths Founder & CEO, Shawn Huang, and learn more about his entrepreneurial journey.

Success Story: Trooper Moves

Success Story: Trooper Moves

Meet Imad Ansari, Founder of Trooper Moves – the online booking platform that makes your moving process simple and seamless. Check out this interview to learn more about Imad’s journey as an entrepreneur, and how Trooper Moves is revolutionizing the moving experience to bring peace of mind and confidence to both clients and movers.

Ownr Spotlight: STARTA

Ownr Spotlight: STARTA

STARTA is a brand whose mission is to help young, business-minded Canadian entrepreneurs build and grow their online brand or business using mostly online tools. Check out this interview with Founder, Jordan Taylor where he shares his entrepreneurial journey and how he plans to revolutionize business education for young people.

Success Story: Sansa Interiors

Success Story: Sansa Interiors

In this interview with Ownr, Jude Kamal, Founder of Sansa Interiors, shares her journey as an entrepreneur and how she is helping bring a sense of awe into spaces to fulfill the design individuality that people crave.

Ownr Spotlight: Lip Service Beauty

Ownr Spotlight: Lip Service Beauty

Lip Service Beauty is a natural, plant-based cosmetics brand that pivoted in recent circumstances to create soothing, roll-on hand sanitizers for consumers.

Ownr Grants Recipients

Ownr Grants Recipients

In May 2020, we launched Ownr Grants – a $25,000 fund sponsored by RBC Ventures in our continued support of entrepreneurs in Canada. Learn more about our Ownr Grants Recipients.

Side Hustlers! Here’s How to Win $500

Side Hustlers! Here’s How to Win $500

#OwnrsWhoHustle is competition sponsored by RBC Ventures that gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their side hustle and how they are impacting the community for the chance to win.

Success Story: Smoothie Sidekick

Success Story: Smoothie Sidekick

Smoothie Sidekick is a single serving nutritional boost for homemade smoothies that helps target specific health goals and increased daily nutrients. In this interview with Ownr, Claudia Bialek, Founder of Smoothie Sidekick shares her story, and how her business is making the world a healthier place, one sidekick at a time.

Ownr Spotlight: Bootcamps for Change

Ownr Spotlight: Bootcamps for Change

Bootcamps for Change believes fitness can break the cycle of poverty. In this interview with Ownr, Katie Heggtveit, Founder of Bootcamps for Change shares her inspiring story and how her organization is continuing to make a meaningful impact in the community.

Ownr Spotlight: Finesse Grocery

Ownr Spotlight: Finesse Grocery

Amidst a challenging time for small businesses, Finesse Grocery repurposed into a grocery delivery company in Toronto and the GTA. Here, co-founder Vincent Nguyen shares how a temporary pivot resulted in the success of a service that is now a core part of their business.

Ownr Success Story: Dezza Coffee

Ownr Success Story: Dezza Coffee

Dezza Coffee is an e-commerce coffee brand inspired by authentic and great-tasting Indonesian coffee. In this interview with Ownr, Aldo, Founder of Dezza Coffee shares his experience starting his business and shares advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Ownr Success Story: Blush Grove

Ownr Success Story: Blush Grove

Blush Grove is a lifestyle brand and boutique home décor store based in Toronto, Ontario. In this interview with Ownr, Blush Grove’s Founder, Fiona Mascarenhas shares her experience starting her own company and shares her advice for fellow entrepreneurs.

Ownr Success Story: 1BENMU

Ownr Success Story: 1BENMU

1BENMU – Furniture & Design Studio specializes in designing unique handcrafted pieces and will always ensure your home or commercial space is functional, practical, and beautiful. Learn more about Founder of 1BENMU, Carter Chen, as he shares his entrepreneurial experience and advice.