Christine Malec – Author of Beltane

[quote style=”boxed”]Persistence: I used to try things, and if they didn’t work right away, I’d give up, telling myself that at least I’d tried. When I watched people who are good at getting what they want, I saw that often it was a matter of trying the same thing either from a different angle, or […]

Sean Kim – Co-Founder of Needle

[quote style=”boxed”]Treat your users like family. Build a trusted and loyal community of your early users, because those users will be the ones providing feedback to your early product, and the ones that will be spreading the word to others about your business. If they reach out to you through social media, get back to […]

Sol Orwell – Co-founder of Examine.com

[quote style=”boxed”]I automate whatever I can. A menial task that takes five minutes per day is still almost two hours per month. Make your life easier.[/quote] Sol Orwell is a co-founder of Examine.com, a science-based compendium on supplements, nutrition, fitness, and health. Founded in early 2011, the company has one goal: to be the source […]

Jamie Ridler – Founder of Jamie Ridler Studios

[quote style=”boxed”]Projects, projects, projects! My background is in performance and so I think I’m naturally hardwired to “put on a show.” It’s led to my own take on the familiar “Lather. Rinse. Repeat.” My version is “Think. Create. Share.” That’s the way I bring both myself and idea after idea after idea to life![/quote] From […]

Mark Gavin – Co-founder of Ecojot

[quote style=”boxed”]You really do need to keep reinventing your brand to show that your product and/or service remains relevant. It’s hard when you are busy, but I’ve seen so many successful business fail as they haven’t been innovative enough.[/quote] Mark Gavin was born and raised in apartheid era South Africa. The country was racially polarized […]

Sara Winter – Founder of Squag.com

[quote style=”boxed”]I process everything outwardly. I reach out, discuss and do lots of ‘jazz hands’ without realizing it in search of valuable feedback from the people I trust and respect. I leap first, always, and sometimes fall straight on my ass. But most of the time, I end up in the company of incredible people […]

Emily Wilkinson – Creator of the botlfilter

[quote style=”boxed”]Believe. Believe. Believe.[/quote] Before incorporating botl inc. and creating the botlfilter™, Emily Wilkinson had an active role in the arts as an event planner, resource developer and producer. She worked professionally in the film, television, music, and media industries. Emily’s work experience covers a broad range – from producing commercials, short films, and concepts for […]

Michael Dadashyan – Founder of FeedbackRoulette.com

Michael Dadashyan is CEO and founder of FeedbackRoulette.com. Originally from Armenia, Michael lived 6 years in Israel and has now settled in Toronto, Canada. Michael holds Masters Degree in Computer Science and Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. Having extensive experience in building various software systems in financial, logistics and other industries, Michael has started trying […]