INNISFIL BARS AND RESTAURANTS BACK IN BUSINESS AS TOWN OF INNISFIL LAUNCHES COVID-19 EMERGENCY PATIOS PROGRAM

Innisfil, ON – The Town of Innisfil continues to support local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, by launching the COVID-19 Emergency Patios Program. With the announcement that Simcoe Muskoka is moving into Stage 2 of the Province’s reopening framework, local restaurants and bars will be allowed to open for dining in outdoor areas as of…

Meet Amy & Richard, Innisfil Entrepreneurs

The unique experiences of some of our entrepreneurs will inspire you! Working with your spouse is an interesting twist on the entrepreneurial journey. It’s not for everyone, but if it works, it’s a great way to blend life and work in an almost seamless effort. Working with a partner makes running a business—particularly a new…

The Root Cause for Innovation Theater and How to Avoid It

In a recent post, I shared a reference implementation of an innovation funnel built on the Continuous Innovation Framework and cautioned that while funnels are powerful visualization tools, they have their limitations. The biggest limitation is sub-funnel optimization which, in this case, is one of the leading causes for Innovation Theater. The Problem With Funnels Real and meaningful funnels…

The BOOTSTART Manifesto – By Ash Maurya

There’s never been a better time to act on your “big idea”. And this manifesto will show you how. 1. Entrepreneurs Are Everywhere While we may look different and speak different languages, the world is flatter than it’s ever been. We are living through a global entrepreneurial renaissance that can be witnessed in the worldwide explosion of…

Pay Your Taxes with Bitcoin in Innisfil

  Building a business, or a township, requires working with the right people! Our partnership with Coinberry is just one of several examples that we want to share with you. In this ongoing series about partnerships, we want to demonstrate our focus on building a scalable township. The scalability that is so important to business…

But, Will it Scale?

By Ash Maurya When I started these posts, I often spent upwards of 8 hours on a single blog post. A number of my entrepreneur friends and advisers asked how I could afford taking this much time away from my core business. I said it clarified my own thinking, plus readership (albeit small) was growing…