Category archives: Startup

My TEDx: Be different and make a difference

I've had a blast speaking at TEDx last month! Such an adrenaline rush before you go out and bam within a few minutes... i've told me entire story. Thank you so much for those who showed up and watched the video as well. Just in case you've missed it. you could watch it here now. Give me some feedback please!  

Keynote: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Most recently, i was invited to keynote at Concordia University to a bunch of smart MBAs in regards of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A few takeaways: you could follow me @MsSonicFlare to follow my POV :) Yes I do believe:women could have it all!Just need to prioritize them. Step by step+conquer it all #entrepreneurship #innovation #myKeynote you've got to want it. The worst entrepreneurs I've seen are the ones given up already...before they've started. when one door closes, another will open... don't give up on your passion Don't be afraid to try something new... [...]

The Secret Sauce to Successful Crowdsourcing Campaigns

Repost from HuffingtonPost Tech  Lately, I've had more people asking me what the secret sauce of a successful crowdsourcing campaign is. It's quite simple, but it's more than just getting consumers to vote, like, or jump on the bandwagon and buy the products you are creating. It's about actually creating an entire brand experience for followers. You need to be willing to dig into detailed planning that integrates streamlined action items into that plan. Strategic thinking is invaluable in crowdsourcing activities. We live in an age of entrepreneurial overload, after all -- how are you going[...]


I've had a fun time at the #I3PDX Include. Innovate. Invest event last month. I've moderated a discussion/crowdfunding topic on Corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship and how to start up your company from the ground up! See post write up by the great Malia here!   Moreover, 24Notion is the proud sponsor for the Start-Up Tech challenge here in our backyard! Be sure to sign up! winning team will win an awesome mentorship and consulting services from our very own agency! #24NotionTheCatalyst

Women Entrepreneurs: Pitch Your Idea

Tell your story and be bold is my motto. As entrepreneurs, innovators, and simply ideators, you must keep pushing the envelope. Perseverance and creativity are the name of the game. A recent Wall Street Journal study and article, "Women Executives Make Venture-backed Companies More Successful," finds that "Venture-backed companies that include females as senior executives are more likely to succeed than companies where only males are in charge." Whether you are bootstrapping or pitching to get VC/angel investors, you must keep in mind two things about your business pitch: keep your story[...]