We’ve all been there: Overwhelmed with work, busy with your kids’ schedules or just rundown with the chaos of life. Most people don’t take the time to recharge and reflect; rather they push through, day after day, repeating the grind … Continue reading 5 Tips to Avoid Burning Out
Starting a new business can be intimidating. We all see the success stories from startups around the world but rarely do we know how to achieve the same things they are. What makes certain startups stand out among the rest? … Continue reading 8 Important Things Every New Startup Founder Should Do
As the New Year begins to cement itself into our lives once again and the glow of the midnight ball drop starts to fade, we are left with the ambush of setting new goals and making resolutions but it’s important … Continue reading What Can You Accomplish in a Year?
Last week, our startup, FanSaves, won our first Pitch Competition ever and it was an amazing feeling. Winning anything is always a great moment but this time around the feelings that enveloped us were more than just the glory of … Continue reading How Losing Pitchfests Can Help You Win
At FanSaves, we have been embracing the startup life. We’re all in and we put every spare penny into our company. If you’ve ever bootstrapped a business, chances are you’ve lived this stage and you know that it can be hard. … Continue reading Ramen Profitable
For anyone who questions the universe’s intentions, here’s a quick story: We met Sylvie Demers from Mobile Optician Services d’Opticien Mobile at the Startup Ottawa Pitchfest in June (we sat next to each other in the audience) and we hit it off right away. … Continue reading Let the Universe Help You
The summer of 2017 was a busy one. Kris and I were both managing the sales and marketing for the Cornwall Nationals, a minor professional hockey team in Eastern Ontario, and we were selling sponsorships to businesses around a town … Continue reading Turning Our Idea Into a Startup