Entrepreneurship

Today, Weggon Allen is the proud co-owner of Lenz Studio, one of Ottawa’s premiere photo and video studios, but many years ago his life was like something out of a Hollywood movie.
Co-founder of Ottawa software powerhouse Assent Compliance has a new venture aimed at tackling the planet's growing food sustainability challenges.
Ng paid tribute to First Nations' businesses and said support would be offered by the government to help these companies, including those from Nunavut and remote communities, access international…
A blind business date blossomed into a flourishing collaboration when local businessman Paul Hindo joined forces with a quantum physicist to break into the world of cybersecurity.
“It doesn’t end tonight; it starts tonight,” OBJ publisher Michael Curran told recipients. "If you’re a recipient here tonight, this is a cohort you belong to.
While half the small business owners surveyed said rising costs and inflation are a challenge, 90 per cent of new entrepreneurs said they still feel optimistic about the future.
“For me, it’s global domination or nothing. I want it all. We can take this as far as we want to take it," said CEO Alok Ahuja.
Not only is the Ottawa Clothing Drive back, but it’s recruited a couple of ambitious goal-setting entrepreneurs intent on collecting 100,000 gently used items.
Even before COVID, superficial networking for me was never the goal and I counted down the minutes until I could ditch my high heels after an event. More than ever, I wanted authentic connection.
Ashworth, a former CEO of Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa, has always been a nature lover, but little did she know that, one day, she’d take that passion and turn it into a business.