Backcountry Wok expects to hit the U.S. market within the next month with direct-to-consumer shipping as it pursues distribution deals with American retailers.
Participants in the second edition of the program aimed at helping female entrepreneurs scale their businesses will now be eligible for a total of $300,000 in funding – up from $200,000 last year.
Finding a happy balance that works for everyone will require a lot of “trial and error,” Invest Ottawa's Nick Quain said at the launch of the Ottawa Business Growth Survey report.
The virtual world creates so much opportunity, but also introduces interesting challenges, writes Mark Sutcliffe.
Six-week program aims to arm women-led tech companies with fundamental business and investment skills and increase funding for female founders.
Local SMEs with 150 or fewer employees will be eligible to receive the devices, which deliver results within 15 minutes.
Launching a new business is a challenge even at the best of times, never mind during a pandemic. A strong digital presence is critical to getting the word out to potential customers.
Local entrepreneurs work to bring in-person experience to online store and help customers feel a personal connection with its products.
Any local business with 150 or fewer employees will be eligible to receive the tests through the Ottawa Board of Trade.
Backbone Angels is among the investors in T.O.-based firm's $1.7-million seed round.