Projects & Partnerships

HerTurn Winner Season 1: Watch the Finale

Women entrepreneurs from across Canada competed to be part of our HerTurn series. Our 3 finalists traveled to Toronto to meet our mentors. Watch the video to see who walked away with the grand prize worth $20,000. Thank you BDC, PayPal, and Facebook Canada. Read More

HerTurn Growth Challenge: Our 3 Finalists Get to Work

Women entrepreneurs from all across the country applied to be part of HerTurn, our online competition searching for Canada’s next business star🇨🇦. It wasn’t an easy decision, but our mentors selected the top 3 finalists to compete for the grand prize. In today’s episode, find our how each entrepreneur tackled… Read More

HerTurn: Top 3 Finalists & Where to Watch Dec. 2nd Finale

Earlier this fall, we partnered with BDC, PayPal Canada, and Facebook Canada to produce HerTurn, Canada’s new online business competition series for women entrepreneurs with a grand prize valued at $20,000. Over the past few weeks, our mentors have narrowed down the list of incredible applicants to the top three… Read More

Volvo’s E.V.A Initiative & Safety Firsts

I’m one of those parents who kept our child in a rear-facing car seat well beyond the one-year recommendation. As a self-described safety enthusiast, I’m always indulging in the art of what is possible to protect people, especially kids. Plus, as I get older, I’m keen to work closely with… Read More

It’s HerTurn: Canada’s Online Business Competition Series for Women

PayPal Canada, Facebook Canada and BDC – Canada’s only bank exclusively devoted to entrepreneurs – are joining AmberMac Media and Pint Glass Productions to launch HerTurn, Canada’s new online business competition series for women entrepreneurs. HerTurn will shine the spotlight on applicants, create weekly content to inspire more female entrepreneurs,… Read More

Responsible AI: What Canadians Want in Banking

There is a lot of talk these days about the responsible implementation of artificial intelligence technology. Businesses across all industries are working hard to figure out how to reap the benefits of AI while identifying the inherent risks of automation. In the financial services industry, this is especially true. Many… Read More

Marketing Disrupted 07: What Does It All Mean?

In the final episode of Marketing Disrupted, Amber and Brent talk to Guy Kawasaki, bestselling author, marketing guru, and former Apple executive, about best practices for marketers today, and what he learned working with Steve Jobs: that the message hasn’t changed, just the means of delivery. As well, Jeffrey Hayzlett,… Read More

Marketing Disrupted 06: The Little Companies That Could

In this episode, Brent and Amber speak with Christopher Riccobono, Founder, and Aaron Sanandres, CEO and Co-Founder, of UNTUCKit, a company that solved a little-discussed problem most men had: finding perfect length shirts. UNTUCKit is part of a new wave of consumer disruption brands, like Warby Parker and Endy, that… Read More

Marketing Disrupted 05: Walking the Walk

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer a nice-to-have, but a must-have in any marketing strategy. Brent and Amber talk to Brian Solis, author, speaker and Principal Analyst at Altimeter Group, about the role that CSR plays in reinforcing brand purpose, employee engagement and how to embed CSR in an… Read More

Marketing Disrupted 04: The Art & Science of Marketing & Gaming

Brent and Amber talk to Randy Weyersberg, VP, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Enterprise Brand and Marketing, about everything from how he helps OLG get out the word about the big jackpots, to partnering with sports teams and live music to engage customers, and why OLG is betting big on technology… Read More