INSPIRATION & NEWS

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.

7 Ways to Support Local Businesses Right Now

7 Ways to Support Local Businesses Right Now

Your favourite local businesses may be struggling due to COVID-19. Here are our top seven things you can do to support small businesses right now on top of shopping locally.

Meet the Canada Starts Grant Recipients

Meet the Canada Starts Grant Recipients

In September 2020, Ownr in partnership with Staples, Shopify and Moneris launched Canada Starts – a $200,000 fund to help entrepreneurs start their business. Learn more about our Canada Starts Recipients.

Canada Starts Recipients List

Canada Starts Recipients List

Check out the full list of Canada Starts Grant Recipients here.

Success Story: Boardball

Success Story: Boardball

Boardball is a new dynamic, competitive game, replacing the traditional volleyball net – all you need is a board, a ball, and 4 players. Check out our interview with Boardball Founder, Amanda Nguyen.

Ownr by RBC Ventures Acquires Founded

Ownr by RBC Ventures Acquires Founded

Today we’re extremely excited to announce that through our parent company RBC Ventures, we have acquired the leading legal tech platform Founded.

Success Story: Mesmerize Spices

Success Story: Mesmerize Spices

Mesmerize Spices is a chef-curated spices and seasonings company, whose mission is to be the flavour of the local food movement. Check out our interview with Jon Alphonsus, President of Mesmerize Spices, and find out more about their team and entrepreneurial journey.

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.