Netflix Movies/Documentaries Entrepreneurs Should Watch

The COVID-19 lockdown has encouraged us to do a lot of things: work from home, spend more time with our families or maybe even start a passion project. A lot of us have also used this time to watch interesting, funny and sometimes crazy movies, tv shows and documentaries on Netflix. Despite the fact that…

How Entrepreneurs Should Spend And Save

Create a Realistic Budget Budgets are extremely valuable! To start, establish a fiscal year for your business (i.e.; April 2019 till March 2020). Determine your assets (things or money you have) and anticipated expenses for the upcoming fiscal year based on past expenses and spending. It is also best to overestimate when trying to determine…

“These Views Are My Own”

There is a lot of responsibility that comes with being a business owner or even an employee of a major corporation. The statements we make, things we tweet and even the views and actions of those around us can affect business overall.  Just last week, Soufi’s, a family restaurant in the Toronto area was on…

Conference SZN

We love a good networking event here at MAGS but we LOVE conferences as well (listen to our podcast from the Greater Works Conference)! Conferences are a great way to learn loads of information, meet new people from different organizations and of course network. We’ve put together a list of some amazing conferences taking place…

How To Benefit From Paid Ads

A huge part of digital marketing involves utilizing paid promotions on social networking platforms. Many businesses, included big brands, use platforms like Instagram and Facebook to promote their businesses and sell products on a daily basis. These social networking sites have made it fairly easy to set up paid advertising but there are a few…

How To Spend Your Tax Return

We’ve hit the end of tax season! April 30th is the deadline to report your income to the federal government if you work for an employer, while business owners have till *June 17th to do so. We know how exciting it can be to receive your tax return, especially if it’s a big one. Think…

Social Media and Your Business

“They don’t even have an Instagram page. This can’t be a real company,” – Generation Z Consumer. Sounds crazy right? Social media has become such an integral part of business. It’s part of the reason why huge corporations spend money on social media ads and why social media influencers are a things. MAGS has some…

Brian – Brian Junior

A Little About Brian and Brian Junior the Brand…  My name is Brian Edwards Jr. I am a photographer from a Dayton, Texas. I’ve been creating for as long I can remember. Sketching little ideas in my school notebooks or customizing my own clothes and what not throughout high school. When I went to college…

Katelyn – V.O.W Plant Based Ice Creams

I scream, you scream, we all scream for plant based ice cream! Katelyn Williams, Co-Founder of V.O.W Ice Creams has always had a love for the tasty treat and has a found a way to make vegan, organic and whole ice cream treat available to customers. A Little Bit About Katelyn and V.O.W Ice Creams……

Giving Back: Entrepreneurs and Philanthropy

Earlier this week, NBA player, philanthropist and entrepreneur, Lebron James, launched his ‘I Promise’ school in Akron, OH. Lebron credits his experiences and successes with being brought up in the city. He also knows the hardships that the students in the area face on a daily basis, which compelled him to start the school. Lebron,…

Guilene – GC Talks & Foundation

A Little About Guilene and the GC Foundation… My name is Guilene Charlotte and I am a sophisticated young woman whose desire is to see a multitude of women walk in their full potential. My desire is to empower women across the nation. I can say I’m an influencer in my generation. I grew up…

Take Care – Mental Health and Entrepreneurship

By: Augustina Ampofo Starting your own company can be daunting. There are many ups and downs and being your own boss can be stressful. In addition to taking care of your own business, taking care of your own mental health should also be a priority. In an online self-reported survey, 72% of entrepreneurs reported that…

Victoria – Victorious Caps

Many entrepreneurial ventures are created based on life experiences, trends and hobbies. For Victoria, her desire to launch Victorious Caps was based on her faith! A Little About Victoria and Victorious Caps… I am a 24-year-old young entrepreneur. I am born in Montreal and raised in Ottawa by Congolese parents, which makes me a 1st…

Summer Knocks

DJ’s have always played an important role in the music game. From legendary DJs like Kool Herc to millennial DJs such as Metro Boomin, disc jockeys have changed and evolved the way in which we enjoy music. Toronto DJ, Summer Knocks is proving he can compete in the big leagues, mixing tunes at some of…

Grace – Forsteligne Artistry

Art is life and founder of Forsteligne Artistry, Grace, has the ability to bring just about any thought to life with the stroke of her paint brush. Grace recently reached out to MAGS to help enhance her brand and take her business to the next level. We’ve had so much fun working with Forsteligne Artistry…

Karl – Through My Peripherals

A picture is worth a thousand words and Karl is using pictures and photography to share the narratives of different people, cities and cultures through his own eyes. Read about his journey to becoming a photographer. A  Little Bit About Karl and Through My Peripherals… Growing up as the youngest in my family, I was…

Afua Rida – Ghana’s Stylist & Influencer

In 2018, millennials all over the world are influenced by media, fashion and their peers. Afua Rida, a native and resident of Ghana, has had the opportunity to be present in and dominate these spheres in Accra. Read about her journey to becoming a stylist and influencer in West Africa. A Little Bit About Afua…

Zack – The Ultimate Entrepreneur (One Day Ent. & Yes Theory)

Our MAGS:BTS feature is on Zack! An entrepreneur since elementary school, Zack has kept the hustle alive and is now pursuing his dreams.  Founder: Zack Honarvar My name is Zack Honarvar and I just turned 25 years old. I recently quit my job at home in Toronto, Canada and took a 1 way flight to…

Nana & Kokwe – Polish’d

Founders: Nana Amobi and Kokwe Amegavie A little bit about Nana, Kokwe and Polish’d… My name is Nana Amobi and my business partner is Kokwe Amegavie. We have been friends for a little over two decades. We both love the the finest things in life like fashion and beauty. We are both open minded and…

Vince – The Legacy Coaching

Founder: Vince Luciani MAGS caught up with Vince, founder of The Legacy Coaching, to see how he discovered life after being an athlete and how he is helping current athletes be their best selves. Hear what he had to say about his life and company here. Find out more about Vince and The Legacy Coaching…

Antwi Atuahene – Noir et Noire

Founder: Antwi Atuahene About Antwi and Noir et Noire… I’m a proud Ghanaian-Canadian entrepreneur from Toronto. My culture is extremely important to me and played a big role in me starting an apparel company. I grew up in Rexdale, starting my basketball career off at Father Henry High School. I also had a rap career…

Courtney Bruce – She Can & She Will

Founder: Courtney Bruce A Little Bit About Courtney and She Can and She Will… I am a 24 year old currently working at Wilfred Laurier University with the Athletics and Recreation Department which I am extremely passionate about.  I attended Laurier and played on the Varsity Women’s Basketball team for five years, which were such…

Manvinder “Manny” Sahota – ZOR Basketball Academy

Founder: Manvinder (Manny) Sahota A Little Bit About Manny and ZOR Basketball… I am a business owner and philanthropist. I attended Cornell University on a basketball scholarship after high school but completed my degree in Environment Science & Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto, where I was also the captain of the…

Alena Luciani – TRAINING2XL

Founder: Alena Luciani A Little Bit About Alena and Training2XL… I am a strength and conditioning coach, entrepreneur and healthy lifestyle blogger. I grew up as an athlete all my life so once I found the strength & conditioning world I knew it was a right fit for me. Training2XL is my little labour of…