Recap: Company Culture Matters

Our panel at the Edmonton Journal on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 was all about the importance of a company having an identifiable culture. Neil Herbst, co-owner of Alley Kat Brewery, Geha Gonthier, director of Wellness on Whyte and Matt Aubin, president of KEEN Creative spoke about their workplace cultures.

Recap: Creatively Funding Your Business

Our 50th panel in Edmonton focused on the many, many ways a business can find funding. Panelists were Pawel Brzeminski from Snap Projections, Rob de Groot of Red Cup Distillery and Eryne Sarabin from Tycoon Events. Along with this Storify of the event, a recap will also be published in the Edmonton Journal, Thursday, April... Read more »

Recap: Doing business differently

Our 49th lunchtime panel was all about innovating in your business. Panelists included Nicole Campre of Workhall, Dave Forster of Adster and Emerson Csorba of Gen Y Inc. A recap was also printed in the Edmonton Journal on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Here’s a PDF of that page from the newspaper.

Recap: Finding your following

The 48th Capital Ideas panel was all about social media and how to find a following for your business. Speaking on the panel were Ryan Holtz of Ryan Holtz Marketing, Consulting and Training, Marissa Loewen of Marissa Loewen Enterprises Inc. and Chris Mikulin of CLYW. We hosted this panel at the Edmonton Journal on Wednesday,... Read more »

Recap: Is your business ready to launch?

Panelists Robyn’e Garton of Pink Belts Roofing, Brenda Kerber of The Traveling Tickle Trunk and Arden Tse of Prairie Noodle Shop talked about starting up a business at our panel hosted at the Edmonton Journal January 20, 2016.

Recap: Keep customers coming back

Panelists Jennifer Grimm, owner and chief visionary officer of Lux Beauty Boutique, Susie Sykes, owner of Catapult Marketing and Sohail “Zee” Zaidi, owner of Remedy Cafe talk about providing great service to their customers and clients at the 46th Capital Ideas event on December 16, 2015 at the Edmonton Journal. We published a recap of... Read more »

Recap: How do you grow your cash flow?

Shelly Anderson, CEO of Naoka Inc. and founding principal of In Synch Consulting, Justin Archer, partner and managing director of BERLIN Ad/PR and Adriel Michaud, partner and director of SEO at Top Draw, discuss how they keep cash flowing at their businesses in good times and bad at the 44th Capital Ideas event on Oct. 21, 2015 at the Edmonton Journal.... Read more »

Recap: How to succeed at succession

Laura Brown, owner and vice president of Landale Signs, Scott Stoppler, president and CEO of Executrade and Gordon Wusyk, president of Predictable Futures Inc. discuss how good succession planning is key to their businesses at the 43rd Capital Ideas event on Sept. 16, 2015 at the Edmonton Journal. [View the story “Recap: How to succeed at succession” on Storify]  

Recap: Better together — Forming strategic partnerships

Matt Moreau, co-founder of Earth Group, Kassie Burkholder, co-owner of Barking Buffalo Cafe and Brandon Webber, founder of Homestead joined us at the 42nd Capital Ideas panel on Aug. 19, 2015 at the Edmonton Journal to discuss how they used collaboration and strategic alliances to build their businesses. [View the story “Recap: Better together — Forming strategic partnerships” on... Read more »

Recap: Doing good in the neighbourhood

Ben Block, founder of GozAround, Kris Kasawski, founder of Park Power and Chelsea Krupa, owner of Rehab and Retreat discuss how they created social enterprises aimed at being involved in the community while still building a business at the 41st Capital Ideas Panel on July 15, 2015 at the Edmonton Journal. [View the story “Recap: Doing good in the... Read more »

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=”//” target=”_blank”>View the story “Recap: How do you cultivate productivity?” on Storify</a>] Check out the event... Read more »