Entrepreneur Success Stories for 2011
We are excited to participate in the launch of these business startups!
CromWorks Enterprises Inc. provides contract services to the business community including: Scheduling , Budget and Change Management, complex Microsoft Excel template & macro development; customized training, key business metrics and trending, business process improvement, and freelance writing of technical reports, executive summaries, marketing, and proposals.
Hang N' Shine Blind Cleaning is a mobile blind cleaning company that will come directly to the customers' residence or commercial business and remove, clean and re-install blinds in an extremely cost effective and efficient manner.
Illustrious Art and Graphic Design is a graphic design company that will work closely with clients to create an array of print media - from brochures and business cards to flyers and page layouts, taking their ideas from abstract concept to a final illustration ready to go to the printer.
Shield Telecom Networks provides residential and industrial structured cabling for data transmission such as Voice, Data, Surveillance and Television installations, High Speed Internet, Wireless and remote, Video conferencing, Troubleshooting, Low Voltage Copper Cabling (Cat 6, Coax), and Fiber Optic Cabling.
Victor-E-Bookkeeping Services offers bookkeeping services along with training that helps the owners keep and stay organized in their offices. This business also offers training on how to do- it-yourself to save time and money.
YardGaard Property Services offers lawn cutting and snow removal services to residential and commercial properties. On a seasonal basis YardGaard provides yard cleanup, aeration, and power raking services. The company will always take the time to do a job right and not cut corners in order to save time on a specific job and will deliver top quality customer service.
Almighty Mechanical is built on values that will stand the test of time - honesty, integrity, reliability, and quality - they are "the clear connection". The owner is a certified plumber and gasfitter, providing drain cleaning, fixture repair or install, new construction and renovations, focusing on bathroom and kitchen makeovers. The company will keep in mind their impact on the environment, and inform customers of their eco-options.
CanMold Trading Inc. is an import/export company proudly importing fine wines and spirits from various regions of Eastern Europe, as well as exporting select Canadian goods in the future. Hand-picked exquisite wines and spirits will help win new customers.
Creamy Design offers services in marketing communications including Web Design and Marketing, Video Production, Motion Design and TV Commercials, Corporate Identity, Promotional Marketing, Graphics and Advertising Design. The company's main goal is to help businesses explore the use of digital media to communicate with customers, the community and to sell their products or services.
Flow Artz Distribution and Development provides solutions to the flow arts community. Edmonton is a thriving community of art and festivals, and along with this comes a vast community of artists, dancers and musicians. Flow Artz provides promotion services for artists, an online talent agency, flow art and career workshops and courses, Skywriter advertising technology and an interactive online training center and artist database.
Fur & Feathers will be a pet daycare and boarding facility for birds and dogs, with an agility course, a swimming pool, personal attention to each animal, a comfortable place to lie down or just run around, and grooming services. Birds will be in a separate room with a great window for natural light, This room will have an air cleaner and ozone cleaner to keep the birds and humans healthy. The room will have a water fountain and tropical plants to also improve the air quality.
Office Genie provides administrative and marketing solutions to small to medium sized companies. Offering contracted general office management/assistance, they specialize in word processing, desktop publishing, transcription, and bookkeeping with remote and mobile services available.
Birdseye Fabrication Inc. will be a fine woodworking shop specializing in musical instruments, furniture, and small wooden objects. With the intention of lowering overhead and diversifying knowledge, Birdseye will be offering shop memberships to likeminded woodworkers in the Edmonton area.
BonVoyage Celebrant Services Inc. works with families experiencing loss, to guide, create, support and lead what have been known as funeral services. In today's language, these are now referred to as Celebration of Life, Memorial Service or Life Tribute. They also provide educational workshops about loss, grief and support before a loss occurs.
Eco Evolver delivers Climate Change education and literacy, Personal Sustainability Coaching and Workshops, Home Sustainability Audits, and Internet based instructional video and information products that cover a range of "Sustainable Living" topics. At Eco Evolver, they believe that personal sustainability and climate change preparedness are built upon the same foundation so their job is to help clients get clear about what that looks like, and to provide the resources they need to take their green dreams to the next level.
Grass Roots Aviation Environmental Products Inc. supplies the aviation industry with energy saving lighting, heating, vehicle devices, a safety/environmental aviation poster series and aircraft de-icing fluid collection programs. Additionally they sell a Do it Yourself glycol collection / storage and treatment program known as the Glycol Management Plan, glycol collection technical support service and turnkey glycol collection, storage and treatment programs.
Hillcrest Tile & Stone is a tile setting and masonry installation company that specializes in custom home tile work. Hillcrest is most pleased to accept specialized contracts for arched entrances, foyer medallions and intricate mosaics that other companies are generally unqualified for, while continuing to provide the best in the standard services expected such as tile setting and repair, bricklaying, paving stone and cultured stone installations.
Life Structures Inc. offers personal and professional organizing support for home, business, and life. It is the company's mission to help its clients clear their clutter and make way for their happy and healthy futures. They work with clients to construct a program that specifically addresses their needs. Individual project assessments are conducted to articulate the client's goals. Upon agreement on the terms of the organizing, we get to work. This could be providing a sorting and purging plan for an area of the house or garage, setting up a budget and bill payment system, or building a time management schedule.
Fripe Fabrique Boutique Montreal is a retail boutique that carries a well edited collection of trendy, unique casual clothing. The studio space provides short workshops on how to mend and alter clothing. It differentiates itself from traditional clothing consignment retailers by focusing on experience, service and specialization.
Sunday Studios will be a shared design studio space and a store gallery for local designs (small objects, furniture, printed works, etc.). They will be a place that helps facilitate these ideas - a network of design resources for the public and commercial sector. In their shared studio space local, independent designers, groups of designers and artisans will work, make and sell things and display their creations.
Tear Cups designs and produces a product, and offers a service that helps to educate and support in times of loss and end of life matters. They also offer Grief Coaching, educational seminars and workshops. The grief coaching provides tools and expertise to skillfully guide those in painful places, through the process of mourning their loss towards a place of healing.