Diversity key to unlock innovative business investments

Note: This post was originally published on Business in Vancouver, by Tyler Nyquvest, on April 24th, 2018. A community of female entrepreneurs, founders and investors has joined forces to improve diversity in business.   Raise Collective was started by Katrina Carroll-Foster and Jill Earthy to increase female representation in founding and investing in companies.   “We really wanted to...

Brenda Irwin, Relentless Pursuit Partners

IN OUR INAUGURAL INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT SERIES, WE’RE FEATURING INVESTOR, ADVISOR AND SEASONED BOARD DIRECTOR, BRENDA IRWIN, THE MANAGING PARTNER AND CO-FOUNDER AT RELENTLESS PURSUIT PARTNERS, WHICH FOCUSES ON INVESTING IN BUSINESSES THAT PROMOTE HEALTHY, ACTIVE LIVING IN A CONNECTED WORLD.   What made you decide to become...

The RAISE Collective Wants to Build Canada’s Community of Women Investors

  Note: This post was originally published on BetaKit on May 19th, 2017.   Eight years ago, Katrina Carroll-Foster, currently the CEO of Kollectively Business Strategies, launched a new business and raised a small amount of funding in Vancouver. Later on, she and her business partner went down to the...