This seminar is designed for any newcomer who has thought about opening a business in Ottawa, but doesn’t know what steps to take or who to talk to locally in order to make that dream a reality.
You will come out of this seminar with a general idea of what to do to take your first step; you will learn about financial programs available and will walk out with a list of available resources to get you started.
About the Speaker
Karla Briones is a Mexican-Canadian serial entrepreneur with retail, food and beverage, and e-commerce businesses.
In her consulting role, Karla coaches new immigrants on how to become successful entrepreneurs in their adopted country. Karla provides business advisory to immigrant entrepreneurs and female entrepreneurs who are building main street businesses from ideation through growth stage.
Karla hosts Immpreneur Canada, a podcast that interviews successful entrepreneurs about their journeys of building successful businesses as immigrants.
She is the recipient of 2018 City of Ottawa Immigrant Entrepreneur Award, given to an immigrant who has made an impact in local economy and entrepreneurship ecosystem.