Archive for the ‘Entrepreneurship’ Category
CEO Client Travis Iverson Wins Accessibility Award
Thirteen years ago, Travis Iverson was in a diving accident which left him a fully dependent, high level quadriplegic. This past December, Travis took home the Accessibility Award at the Celebration of People for developing a new line of clothing for the mobility impaired. While it has been a long and difficult road, Travis’ entrepreneurial […]
Professor Doug Pawson
This fall Social Business Director Doug Pawson, currently celebrating his eighth year at Causeway, is teaching a course on Economic Geography at Cape Breton University. It turns out Doug is a real jet-setter. The job has involved four flights out to his alma-mater to give lectures as well as regular communication with his students via […]
Launch of Rise Ottawa to support entrepreneurs with mental health or addiction challenges.
Since 2009, Rise Asset Development, with the support of the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), has provided microfinancing and mentorship to entrepreneurs with a history of mental health or addiction challenges in the Greater Toronto Area. On March 21, Rise celebrated its expansion into […]