In this episode of the Ottawa Entrepreneurs Podcast, Pat hosts Wendy Threader. Wendy is a professor in the marketing and management program at Algonquin College. She is also the coordinator of a new program called the entrepreneurship acceleration graduate certificate.
Wendy spent 20 years between Canada and the USA in the high tech industry. Having been in the industry for that amount of time, she worked in product development, marketing and sales which eventually lead herself and two other colleagues to opening their own business.
Wendy shares her valuable and unique insights into the following.
- Her personal experience with the tech industry.
- A behind the scenes look at her path that lead her to teaching entrepreneurs at Algonquin College.
- Insight into the new entrepreneurship program at Algonquin.
- Touches on the importance of a mentor as a young entrepreneur.
- Shares the advice she would give to young entrepreneurs based on personal experiences.
- Shares insight on some tools that entrepreneurs should look into to help with their journey in the Ottawa area.
For more information about the program, you can find it here – Entrepreneurship Acceleration