Tag: Starter Company

YSBEC Success Stories: DJ Dash

For Dash Bylykbashi, it’s easy to throw himself into his work. When he’s DJing a wedding, he moves and grooves right along with the guests. “I really get into it. I’m dancing the whole time,” he says. “That’s the reason people love my services.” In 2014 the Aurora entrepreneur—known as “DJ Dash”—launched his business, which provides music, lighting and MC

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Starter Company – Welcomes Carlin Jessop and Marcus Schwan!

Carlin Jessop Kalos Creations Kalos Creations (KC) owned and operated by Carlin Jessop provides clients with top quality makeup and hair styling services. Carlin strives to deliver service that surpasses clients’ expectations and focuses on personalizing their experience. Clients will have an experience where they feel pampered, thus increasing their overall enjoyment. Products used are high quality and salon approved.
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YSBEC Success Stories: Professional Lifestyle Services

When clients walk in the door of Nicole Weston’s office they are greeted by a chalkboard sign that reads “Welcome. What you focus on expands.” Weston knows all about focus. A lifestyle coach and counsellor, she’s intent on building her business, Professional Lifestyle Services, and empowering others to live their best life. Her drive to succeed led her to Starter

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Starter Company – Welcomes Dashmir Bylykbashi and Felicia Giangualano!

Congratulations to two more YSBEC’s successful Starter Company applicants – Dashmir Bylykbashi and Felicia Giangualano.  These youth entrepreneurs will now receive business training, mentorship and grant money to help them launch or expand business operations. Dashmir Bylykbashi Dash Studios Dash Studios is a disk-jockey (DJ) company that provides services across southern Ontario for the last 2 years. The company is owned and operated by Dashmir Bylykbashi. The
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YSBEC Success Stories: Love Lakeri

When business economics grad Rachael Senjule launched Love Lakeri, a clothing accessories business, she was pretty confident she could manage the financial side of the venture. It was the marketing side she wasn’t so sure about. “A successful business owner told me that, when you’re new, 75 percent of what you do should be marketing,” says Senjule. She took that

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Starter Company – Welcomes Victoria Fenninger and Samantha Lahonen!

Congratulations to two more YSBEC’s successful Starter Company applicants – Victoria Fenninger and Samantha Lahonen.  These youth entrepreneurs will now receive business training, mentorship and grant money to help them launch or expand business operations. Victoria Fenninger Fenninger Racing Inc. Fenninger Racing Inc. is an Alpine Ontario Alpin sanctioned ski race club that offers race training at Sir Sam's in Haliburton and at Earl Bales Park in
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Starter Company – Welcomes Heather Loduca

Congratulations to another YSBEC’s successful Starter Company applicant – Heather Loduca.  This youth entrepreneur will now receive business training, mentorship and grant money to help her launch or expand business operations. Heather Loduca Crown + Pride Heather Loduca is the owner of Crown + Pride (C+P) an incorporated online women's clothing business. The strengths of her product are that they are great quality, fashion forward,
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Mount Albert (East Gwillimbury) Millennial Starts Her Own Fashion Company

Whatever you do, don’t box Heather Loduca in. Not every 26-year-old launches their own business, but for Loduca it was the most natural thing to do. The Aurora native turned Mount Albert resident comes from a family of entrepreneurs, so when she launched her clothing company, Crown + Pride, late last year she was simply following through on her long

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Starter Company and Starter Company Plus

Starter Company  is a young adults entrepreneurship program giving 18 to 29 year olds the opportunity to start, grow or buy an existing business by providing awards of up to $5,000, training, and mentoring! Starter Company is ending soon and we will be announcing our new program, Starter Company Plus in early 2017!  Similar to Starter Company, the program will be

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Starter Company – Welcomes Hailey Reiss and Jeannie Yeoh!

Congratulations to two more YSBEC’s successful Starter Company applicants – Hailey Reiss and Jeannie Yeoh.  These youth entrepreneurs will now receive business training, mentorship and grant money to help them launch or expand business operations. Hailey Reiss Harmonic Expressions Hailey Reiss of Harmonic Expressions provides music therapy and music lessons to people of all ages and abilities. Music therapy is the clinical use of music in order
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