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We are so excited to present the Entrepreneurial Spotlight Series in partnership with the Regina District Industry Education Council and Strategy Lab! This virtual spotlight will introduce you to the people behind some of Regina’s top businesses. Get an inside look at who they are, the highs and lows of entrepreneurship and learn a thing or maybe two from these entrepreneurs.
Episode 1 - The Opportunity in Tech Entrepreneurship
Incubators are designed to give start-up companies space, capital and guidance they need to launch themselves successfully into their respective industries. “Regina is a great place to start a business, and we want everyone to know that,” says Jordan McFarlen, Manager of Cultivator powered by Conexus. “You don’t have to move away to be successful and do great things. Innovative technologies and big ideas aren’t exclusive to Silicon Valley. We have everything we need right here to take our place as an economic force.”
With Jordan Mcfarlen from Cultivator powered by Conexus
Episode 2 - Entrepreneurial Mindset
A creative, driven self-starter with a passion for success and building from the ground up. Shane has a wealth of experience in multiple facets of marketing including product management, pricing, forecasting, promotion development, inventory management, advertising, branding, negotiation and relationship networking.
With Shane Chapman from The Ultimate Deck Shop
Episode 3 - Budgeting and Financial Literacy
Fifo is the first student-led financial technology start up in the Province of Saskatchewan. The team is currently developing a cutting edge application that will revolutionize the financial industry by introducing a novel set of financial literacy tools for the public.
With Sal Moola from Fifo
Episode 4 - Building a Brand
Proudly handcrafting ice cream using local ingredients, made one small batch at a time.
With Daniela Mintenko from Dandy's Artisan Ice Cream
Episode 5 - Mentorship and Network Building
Kam’s passion and goal remains to help young females realize their strengths, motivate them to use their ability to do great things, and cultivate positive change in their lives; who in turn can model their lives for positive change to others around them.
With Kam Bahia from I am H.E.R.
Episode 6 - Purpose Before Profit
Water Secure is creating a series of localized testing hubs that can affordably track water quality. It can upload data to a live water map that can be used to raise public awareness and assist governments to identify and invest in infrastructure gaps while increasing water security and the health of populations in remote communities.
With Noor Tajik from Water Secure
Episode 7 - Creativity and Ideation
A Saskatchewan-based commercial video production company with a studio in the heart of Regina’s historic warehouse district. Whether they’re creating content with local clients or shooting around the world, they look at every project from a creative, collaborative, and strategic vantage point.
With Chris Miller from Play Creative