Tag: Small Business

Being a Localist

  A few weeks ago I was at a family friends’ house for dinner when I noticed a bottle of Vezorla Olive Oil on his kitchen counter. As a Momentum supporter, he was excited when I told him that Veronica – the owner of Vezorla – is a Momentum business training graduate who successfully paid off her Micro Business Loan a few years ago.

…And That’s a Wrap of 2018!

  On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, over 150 people gathered at the Danish Canadian Club for Momentum’s Annual Celebration and General Meeting. It was a joy-filled afternoon where guests mingled and connected with other community members while partaking in delicious food from the Danish Canadian Club and Momentum’s own business graduates.

We buy local coffee… mostly.

At Momentum, we like to put our money where our mouth is. This means acting on our values around sustainability – especially when it comes to the things we, quite literally, put in our mouths. This approach applies to our food, which we try to buy from local small businesses and cooperatives, and our coffee.

Book binding made breathtaking

Ksenia judges books by their covers – and then she elevates them into works of art. Hand-crafted, one of a kind, leather-bound novels line the walls of Ksenia Kopystyńska’s downtown limestone brick studio in Kingston, Ontario. The towering windows of Ars Libri Studio (latin for “the art of books”) feature her handiwork, giving passers-by the opportunity to browse beautiful hand-bound books and other leathercraft items. Even… Read more

Exploring Entrepreneurship

Turn your passion into your purpose! Have what it takes to be a successful business owner? With a little hard work, you can make it happen. Momentum offers small business start-up programs for people with a serious intent to start a business. You bring the passion and expertise, Momentum will show you how to take care of the business side of your venture, including writing… Read more

Exploring Entrepreneurship

Turn your passion into your purpose! Have what it takes to be a successful business owner? With a little hard work, you can make it happen. Momentum offers small business start-up programs for people with a serious intent to start a business. You bring the passion and expertise, Momentum will show you how to take care of the business side of your venture, including writing… Read more

Exploring Entrepreneurship

Turn your passion into your purpose! Have what it takes to be a successful business owner? With a little hard work, you can make it happen. Momentum offers small business start-up programs for people with a serious intent to start a business. You bring the passion and expertise, Momentum will show you how to take care of the business side of your venture, including writing… Read more

Exploring Entrepreneurship

Turn your passion into your purpose! Have what it takes to be a successful business owner? With a little hard work, you can make it happen. Momentum offers small business start-up programs for people with a serious intent to start a business. You bring the passion and expertise, Momentum will show you how to take care of the business side of your venture, including writing… Read more