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Getting to the root of business success

“As an entrepreneur, I want to show a path for others, and that will be my success. My next dream is to build my own factory by recruiting 300-500 employees and delivering quality foods in Africa. This is just the beginning.”

Nurturing people on the prairies

Electrical contracting firm forges relational culture. Kansas Electric outgrew its downtown premises and moved to a new, much larger shop on the outskirts of town. The company eventually focused on industrial customers, working on grain elevators, manufacturing plants, and food processing facilities. Kansas Electric is one of the largest industrial electrical contractors in its region.

Patchwork success

Unexpected events take Masts from employees to owners of Pennsylvania quilt shop

An overnight success 10 years in the making

For more than a decade, Kevin Neufeldt has thought success was just around the corner for Extreme Modular Buildings. “We’ve been building these units for over 10 years,” said Neufeldt, who heads operations and engineering for the Lethbridge-based business. EMB is a division of Haul-All Equipment Systems.

For the love of good food

Running a takeout restaurant during the pandemic sparked career highs and lows for Thompson Tran. “You know how glorious that (COVID) was for me? It reset the clock,” the Kitchener, Ontario entrepreneur recalls. His Wooden Boat Co. operation was the most profitable it had ever been.

Investing to boost decent jobs for women and youth

A $200 million US project funded by MasterCard Foundation will create 15,000 decent jobs in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years. New Mauritius Foundation represents evolution, is part of MEDA’s growth.

Pointing the way

Encouragement from a friend and a visit from a leading politician has taken the Tanzanian entrepreneur on a seven-year business journey. That journey is improving the lives of many of her fellow citizens.

A new mindset on Africa

“We have to recognize Africa’s place in the global food system,” the Nigerian entrepreneur, author, public speaker, philanthropist, and consultant Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli said in a speech at MEDA’s annual convention in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Hiring the best people for the job

A Manitoba manufacturer has successfully tackled a labor shortage by paying greater attention to an overlooked talent pool — women. Vidir vertical storage solutions plants are located outside of major urban centers. That means it has a smaller available workforce, Carissa Rempel said in a presentation at MEDA’s annual convention.