Author: Sara Bentham

Sara Bentham
January 13, 2021

HBEC and the 2020 Manufacturer's Forum

We are proud to have been part of the 5th annual Manufacturer's Forum that was held virtually on Nov 17. Topics discussed included emerging trends, manufacturing in Canada, and celebrating the resilience of Simcoe County. This year has been challenging, but this forum was a productive way to col...
Sara Bentham
January 13, 2021

Many successful entrepreneurs can tell you that their first few business ideas or projects failed. What's important is learning through that process and finding new ways to succeed. The CEO of Instacart is a fantastic example of that, and he shared his story with Entrepreneur. What you might see as failure is just a stepping …

The One Thing Instacart's Now-Billionaire CEO Changed After 20 Failed Startup Ideas

In addition to overcoming bleak statistics  – 20% of businesses fail in the first year and 50% fail within five years –  being a startup founder requires passion, drive and a good deal of trial and error.Mehta had extensively studied the success and failure of Webvan, a grocery delivery compa... - via Nick Wolny @ entrepreneur.com
Sara Bentham
December 23, 2020

Many entrepreneurs look to mentorship in early stages. And it only makes sense. As someone with not only years of business experience but who is also an entrepreneur themselves, mentors can provide wisdom, insight, advice, and other valuable information in a company’s formative years. Business mentors have gone through many of the same struggles and …

10 Things About Mentorship You May Not Have Known

Many entrepreneurs look to mentorship in early stages. And it only makes sense. As someone with not only years of business experience but who is also an entrepreneur themselves, mentors can provide wisdom, insight, advice, and other valuable information in a company’s formative years. Business men...
Sara Bentham
December 9, 2020

If you work for an entrepreneurial company, chances are you’ve heard all the reasons your boss began their journey. And it's even more likely that a lot of those reasons may sound cliché, such as: “I had a vision…” “I wanted to pursue my passion/goal/dream” “It’s a 24/7 endeavor” But while all those reasons – …

5 Things Your Boss Wishes You Knew About Entrepreneurship

If you work for an entrepreneurial company, chances are you’ve heard all the reasons your boss began their journey. And it's even more likely that a lot of those reasons may sound cliché, such as: “I had a vision…” “I wanted to pursue my passion/goal/d...
Sara Bentham
December 2, 2020

The Merriam Webster dictionary defines the word entrepreneur as: “One who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise”. But for anyone who has ever undertaken the journey to entrepreneurship, as well as those who may feel motivated to do so, the definition of the word is secondary to the motivation to …

Why We Love Entrepreneurship – And Why You Should Too

The Merriam Webster dictionary defines the word entrepreneur as: “One who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise”. But for anyone who has ever undertaken the journey to entrepreneurship, as well as those who may feel motivated to do so, the definition of th...
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