Award-winning entrepreneur host Dr. Sean Wise, professor of entrepreneurship at Ryerson University, talks to leading entrepreneurs and investors to help entrepreneurs finance their businesses. Listen to new episodes every second Monday at 10.00 AM ET.
It’s About the Execution with Eva Lau – August 20, 2018
As the managing partner and co-founder of Two Small Fish Ventures, Eva Lau is passionate about her job and hopes to nurture Canadian companies to scale and become next-generation tech giants. “Canada needs more tech giants and it needs more aspiring entrepreneurs who are not afraid to transform the world.” Based in Toronto, Eva was an entrepreneur until she turned angel investor in 2014. Working alongside her husband Allan Lau, CEO and Co-Founder of Wattpad, Eva is actively contributing to the angel ecosystem in Canada. In this week’s #FinancePodcast, host Dr. Sean Wise talks to Eva about her first angel investment and why she’s so passionate about bringing up future generation leaders in Canada.
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Pitching, Pivots and Profits with Nicole Verkindt – August 6, 2018
Failure is part and parcel of entrepreneurship. With every failure, you grow. Yet, many of us still don’t know how to master the art of failing with grace. In this week’s #FinancePodcast, host Dr. Sean Wise talks to Nicole about dealing with failures and other tips and tricks to building the perfect pitch, sealing the deal, and making sales. Nicole is a serial entrepreneur and a Dragon on CBC’s Next Gen Den. She is the CEO and Founder of Offset Market Exchange, a tech company that supports businesses to be more efficient, reduces costs, and reap the highest economic benefit from government procurement contracts. Nicole became an entrepreneur at the young age of 23 where she started her first manufacturing business selling to the government. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Commercial Corporation and has a reputation for being a tenacious problem solver and a true paragon of her generation.