We are pleased to announce

We are pleased to announce that the Durham Strategic Energy Alliance (DSEA) has completed its Spark Centre executive search, and are excited to introduce you to the new Executive Director, Dennis Croft.  Dennis’ motivation, passion and skill set uniquely fit the mission of Spark Centre — helping innovative companies start, grow and succeed. Dennis is […]

Mentors: Don’t White-Knuckle-It Alone

“Mentors help spark new ideas, offer different perspectives and lend meaningful first-hand advice to other entrepreneurs,” said Victoria Lennox, Co-Founder and CEO of Startup Canada. That’s why the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) and Startup Canada chose to shine a national spotlight on mentoring with a campaign to mentor 10,000 entrepreneurs during Global Entrepreneurship Week. […]

Idea Generation Workshop with Ron Neumann

The first of four events in the Do It In Durham series – kicked off Durham’s Global Entrepreneurship Week on Monday, November 18th at the Centennial Building in Whitby. Serial Entrepreneur Ron Neumann, involved in startups including SlipStream Data, Dejero Labs, Post Rank, and VistaShift, delivered an enthusiastic, inspiring, and relatable workshop to over 50 […]

Be Brave, Take Risks: Celebrating the Entrepreneur’s Journey

The crowd was electric Global Entrepreneurship Week closed out with a bang at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa on Thursday, November 21st. Pilar’s Catering of hors d’ouvres and bite-sized chocolate wonders kept guests happy as they mingled and waited for the program to begin. Marissa McTasney, CEO and Founder of Moxie Trades inspired us […]