Recap: How do you foster a culture of innovation?

Dave Green, director of CDML, Forrest Zeisler, CTO and co–founder of Jobber, and James Keirstead, co–owner of Blue Falls Manufacturing and co-founder of Arctic Spas discuss how they’ve built innovative companies at the 40th Capital Ideas panel on June 17, 2015 at the Edmonton Journal. [View the story “Recap: How do you foster a culture... Read more »

Recap: Turning challenges into opportunities

Bright and early on May 26, 2015 at The Edmonton Journal, we welcomed Angela Armstrong, president of Prime Capital Consulting, and Teresa Spinelli, owner of the Italian Centre Shop, to discuss how they have navigated through rough times. [View the story “Recap: Turning challenges into opportunities” on Storify] Check out the event recap in the... Read more »

Recap: How do you cultivate productivity?

Dr. Joe Lizotte, co-owner of Jasper Avenue Dental, Sharleen Oborowsky, president of Fully Managed and Ashif Mawji, president of Trust Science share their best advice for creating a productive workspace at the 39th Capital Ideas panel on May 20, 2015 at the Edmonton Journal. [<a href=”//storify.com/CapitalIdeasYEG/recap-how-do-you-cultivate-productivity” target=”_blank”>View the story “Recap: How do you cultivate productivity?” on Storify</a>] Check out the event... Read more »

Recap: How do you build a killer brand?

On Jan. 21, we welcomed Marnie Ashcroft of Glow Juicery, Landon Schedler of Oliver Apt. and Alyssa Lau of Ordinary People and New Classics Studios to the Edmonton Journal for our 35th Capital Ideas panel. The topic? Building a killer brand, which all three panelists have done in spades.

Episode 14: Brad Ferguson answers your questions

Near the end of 2014, we asked for your questions on business in Edmonton, in the lead-up to the Impact luncheon on Jan. 13. You sent in a lot of great questions, so we asked Edmonton Economic Development Corporation president and CEO Brad Ferguson to sit down with us for a feature interview to dive in with... Read more »

Event 32 — How do you keep the cash flowing?

Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at noon at the Edmonton Journal  10006 101 St. as we welcome three local entrepreneurs to discuss managing cash flow. Tickets are free and a light lunch will be served. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. and the show starts shortly after noon. Special thanks to ATB Business for making this event possible. For more information about cash... Read more »

Event 31 — Family matters: How to run a business with loved ones

Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at noon at the Edmonton Journal  10006 101 St. as we welcome three local entrepreneurs to talk about running a business with family members. Tickets are free and a light lunch will be served. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. and the show starts shortly after noon. Special thanks to ATB Business for making this event possible. Learn... Read more »

Earned Media Workshop at E-Town 2014: How to get your story told

Join us on Thursday, Sept. 11, just before the E-Town entrepreneurship festival begins, for a special panel discussion moderated by Capital Ideas on how to get media coverage for your business. Our panelists will be: Mark Iype, city and business editor for the Edmonton Journal; Glenn Kubish, onetime journalist, now media and story director at ATB Financial; Omar Mouallem, writer for Metro,... Read more »

Event 30 — How does creativity fuel your business mind?

Join us on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at noon at the Edmonton Journal  10006 101 St. as we welcome Randy Brososky of Group of Rogues, Sarah Jackson of The Office of Sarah and Glen Ronald of Spark — The Branding Shop to talk about creativity and business. Tickets are free and a light lunch will be served. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. and the show starts shortly after noon.

Event 29 — How do I turn an idea into a business?

Join us on Wednesday, July 16 at noon at the Edmonton Journal  10006 101 St. as we welcome Joel Wegner of Menutria, Meghan Dear of Localize and Deepak Gupta of LoginRadius to share how they actualized their business ideas. Tickets are free and a light lunch will be served. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. and the show starts shortly after noon.