Sure they could have just listed reasons that make this region an amazing place to grow. Instead, they’ve enlisted the support of some amazing folks that are carving their own path to success right here in Peterborough & the Kawarthas.
Who are these familiar faces you see throughout the post and in the videos below?
All of these people are entrepreneurs that have been supported along the way by Peterborough Economic Development’s team of experts.
Each brings a unique viewpoint, but certain themes are definitely ringing true in their answers: Peterborough & the Kawarthas is a welcoming, collaborative, creative and supportive place to be a business owner.
Let’s introduce you to them...
Carlo Raponi -> Peterborough Axe Club
Fran Fearnley -> ZimArt Rice Lake Gallery
Rob Howard -> Kawartha Local
Tyler Steeves -> TreeWell
Nancy Nickle -> Birchview Design
Bruce Khabbazi -> Persian Empire/CDC Inc.
Each month, PED will be launching a new video where the entrepreneurs will answer a different question on topics, including what makes Peterborough & the Kawarthas amazing, where they have drawn inspiration from, and how they juggle their personal lives and professional commitments.
Their answers range from sentimental to profound to just plain fun.
In January, the video asks the question, “Why did you become an entrepreneur?”.
Watch the inspiring YouTube video below to see how our local business owners answered...
In February’s video just released, the entrepreneurs answer the question, “What’s a challenge you’ve had to overcome?” Watch it below...
Check back each month here to learn more about entrepreneurship in Peterborough & the Kawarthas and how this group is redefining success.
Feeling inspired to get started on an entrepreneurial journey of your own? Contact PED’s team to get started...
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