How OPN Can Help Your Business Stay Open and Stay Safe


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As Canadians brace for flu season while simultaneously battling the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, health is at the forefront of every one’s mind. For Dr. Peter Blecher, Chief Health Officer and Co-Founder of OPN and Melody Adhami, President and Co-Founder of OPN, the key to staying healthy is being proactive, not reactive. OPN (pronounced “open”) is […]

Zhrum Co-Founders Are Changing The World One Goal At A Time


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”custom” accent_color=”#1f56c4″][vc_column_text]Everyone has days where they feel they could use a personal cheerleader in their pocket. With, your cheerleader is available at the push of a button. An online coaching platform designed to help you reach personal milestones through a new direct form of teaching, Zhrum’s only goal is to help you meet […]

Start-Up App Shop Together Is Making Buying Local Simple For Canadians

Shop Together

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Canadian Start-Up Shop Together merges social influence with small business; creating a virtual marketplace that curates local businesses into the palm of your hand. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Shopping in the local community has been highlighted in the media since the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic decreased Canadian business revenue up to 90 percent. Many companies less affected […]

Nextdoor Wants To Bring Communities Together By Cultivating The Ultimate Neighbours


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”black”][vc_column_text]What does it mean to be a good neighbour? According to Nextdoor, kindness is key. ‍ The San Francisco-based startup bills itself as a neighbourhood hub that offers a safe space for people to engage with others in their community by exchanging ideas, goods, and services. By cultivating a culture of kindness, Nextdoor believes […]

Women Who Lead: Ania Wysocka is Helping Canadians Manage Anxiety with Rootd


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”peacoc”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There are many moments in a person’s life that on reflection can be defined as transformative. For Ania Wysocka, it came as a quick intense rush in the form of a panic attack.  Without warning during her final year of University, Wysocka was far from home and had no access to a family doctor. […]

Start-Up Spotlight: PocketPills is Optimizing Health Management When Canadians Need it Most

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Through history pandemics have put health care systems under intense strain. More often than not, it is not until a mass emergency materializes that the cracks and shortcomings of this system are widely recognized. That being said, necessity being the mother of invention, also creates new paths to foster innovation. Start-Up venture PocketPills, Canada’s first […]