The Hamilton biz that professionally styles you online

If shopping isn’t your favourite thing to do, you’ll be happy to hear there’s a business that will style you with professional career wear and deliver it right to your door every month. The company is Styleyes Fashion Crate, owned and operated by Nancy Wiskel of Hamilton. Nancy worked in the corporate sector for many years, travelled for business, and

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Hamilton mobile tea room wins big at Women’s Entrepreneurship Quick Pitch

Tea Amo has a unique business model within the food truck realm – they serve loose leaf tea and dainty treats out of an adorable vintage trailer. And it was this unique business that won second place in the recent Women’s Entrepreneurship Quick Pitch competition at McMaster Innovation Park. The Quick Pitch competition, open to women-owned businesses under 3 years

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Hamilton artist turns doodling hobby into a business

You may not have heard of Jenna Gregory, but you’ve probably seen Jenna’s Doodles. Hamilton artist Jenna has been drawing guests’ portraits for the Mike on Much Podcast for the past four years, and her work can be found in shops across Hamilton and beyond. She also has an exhibition on display at Mulberry Coffee House on James North until

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Sharon Carolan, Realtor and Runner, talks FAB Foundation

  REALTOR Sharon Carolan is more than just an avid Hamilton supporter and experienced real estate agent, she’s also a runner, philanthropist, and volunteer. Her involvement with the running community has lead her to being a large sponsor and volunteer with the FAB Foundation, a charity that helps girls with their self-esteem and encourages an active lifestyle. We hear you’re

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Hamilton’s fiercest entrepreneur and rare disease warrrior gets Women of Distinction nom

As one of Hamilton’s very successful entrepreneurs, Maureen Worron-Sauvé’s notable achievements make it clear why this city loves her, and why her nomination for the YWCA’s Women of Distinction awards is so well-deserved. Maureen is the co-founder of award-winning Core Urban, the Hamilton construction firm dedicated to community, restoring historic buildings with a focus on adaptive reuse and an eye

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Entrepreneur living the dream, making kids’ dreams come true

Daniela Lazzaro is literally living the dream. She’s in the business of making dreams come true for kids, dressing up as their favourite princess, and hanging out with super heroes every day. We caught up with Daniela to find out more about how she started Minikinz Entertainment, a local children’s entertainment company. What’s the story behind how you started your

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The Generator named one of Hamilton’s Fast 40

Hamilton Fast 40 Hamilton released a list of the Top 40 Fastest Growing Businesses in Hamilton this year. The catalyst for the program was a desire to see more Hamilton companies recognized on Canadian Business Magazine’s Growth 500 annual rankings (just four companies made it in 2016 and 2017). This past year saw 12 Hamilton companies now on the list. The first

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Hamilton’s Blend Catering launches studio cooking classes

Blend Catering is a fast-growing Hamilton-based business owned by Chef Erica Guidi. Erica has developed a cult following for her indescribably delicious cuisine. To the excitement of her fans, she has recently launched In-Studio Cooking Classes, including Vegan and Keto Classes, and Pasta Making Workshops. The classes are also great for corporate team building, wedding party ‘get to know you’

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Little Paws for Your Little Pause

Jill Johnson, owner of Little Paws Cat Sitting, started her business both out of a love of cats and out of necessity. After Jill and her wife adopted two rescue cats from Ladybird Animal Sanctuary, one of the cats ended up requiring insulin shots twice daily. Whenever the couple wanted to go away on vacation, they found it near impossible

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