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January 11, 2019

4 Tips for the Entreprecurious

Running your own business, being your own boss – the sweetest sounding words to aspiring entrepreneurs. But there’s more to starting your own business than having a great idea and grit. If you’ve been playing with the idea of starting a business, before doing anything else you should consider the following: Take time to explore [...]
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December 5, 2018

CEDEC and DESTA partner to support business scaleup in Montreal’s Black community.

Montreal (QC) – December 5, 2018 – CEDEC and DESTA Black Youth Network announced their new partnership to support entrepreneurs to build and expand businesses and generate economic development in Montreal’s Black communities. “DESTA’s range of culturally relevant education, workforce development and entrepreneurship programming combined with CEDEC’s Small Business Support continuum of hands-on and timely [...]
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November 20, 2018

Quebec Entrepreneurship Index 2018

On November 6, 2018, the Fondation de l’entrepreneurship released its special edition “10 years of the Entrepreneurial Index Quebec (2009-2018)." CEDEC was on hand at the announcement and shares these key takeaways that are relevant to Quebec’s English-speaking community and our experience working with existing and prospective small business owners. With a strong economy and [...]
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November 20, 2018

Inspiring success at Dawson EWeek 2018

We are all inspired by success stories but often the real learning is from how you bounce back from failures. It is only through learning from our failure that we can learn and achieve success.  We often hear the saying how it is important to “fail fast”.  The reason for this is that a business [...]
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September 20, 2018

How Analysis Paralysis Can Make You Miss Opportunities – And How You Can Beat It

‘So much to do, so little time’ is basically the bumper sticker for the entire modern world. When it comes to small and medium-sized business owners, the myriad hats you wear – accountant, marketer, IT specialist, customer service – can make life even more complicated. You have multiple decisions to make every day, and with [...]
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