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There are probably only two legal ways to become instantly wealthy overnight—winning the lottery or taking a company public. While both rarely occur, the latter is a predictable and underutilized strategy by entrepreneurs and is attainable by even small or unprofitable businesses. Take Snapchat for example. It recently went public despite being unprofitable and still generated over $1 billion for the two founders who will still run and hold voting control for the publicly tradedRead More
Like many people, I came to Prince George for a ‘bit’. My original plan was to leave the city for a while by way of a teaching job at Prince George’s College of New Caledonia. Since both of my courses were on Wednesdays, I commuted from Calgary every Tuesday and returned to the city on Thursday. Before long though, I’d made friends in PG and was staying over the odd weekend. Before I knew it,Read More
As a 16-year-old living in his native Slovenia, Joe Cvenkel dreamt of living somewhere where he could be surrounded by forest and be his own boss. Today, he lives on a rural property southeast of Prince George, ten-minutes away from Timberspan Wood Products – the company he has operated since 2007. I visit Joe at the Timberspan mill-site on a cool January day. With a thick accent, he shares his story from behind the deskRead More
A northwest competition to encourage and help finance younger entrepreneurs is back for its third year. As in its first two years, the business challenge, organized by ThriveNorth, offers a chance for young entrepreneurs to make business pitches before a panel of judges with the prospect of taking home top prizes of $10,000. This year, the pitch competition will be held in Prince Rupert and there’s now an option to vote online. Another change includesRead More
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