Here’s How to Create the Business You’ve Always Wanted With Stacey Martin
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She started her career on Broadway before founding fashion startup Kania Couture Inc., whose designs were showcased at New York Fashion Week, World Mastercard fashion week, and project Las Vegas. Today, Stacey Martin is the founder of Canadian luxe loungewear company Stacey Martin Lifestyle, at the intersection of sustainability, comfort and style.

Stacey joined us to share the greatest lessons she’s learned as a serial entrepreneur: from overcoming failure and channeling your purpose, to finding the right people for guidance, and raising money during a pandemic (with the power of crowdfunding).

This episode is for you if:

  • You’d love to have a mentor but worry about wasting time with the wrong person
  • You’re struggling to raise capital for your business
  • You’ve considered crowdfunding, but don’t know where to start
  • You feel overwhelmed by the big projects your business needs to thrive

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This episode is brought to you in collaboration with Invest Ottawa, lead economic development agency for Canada’s Capital. We teamed up to produce this special series to celebrate women leading in Ottawa for International Women’s Week. In support of its Women Founders and Owners strategy, Invest Ottawa offers programs and services that enable and accelerate the growth and success of women entrepreneurs from every walk of life.

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