Startup Canada Podcast Ep.159: Bold risks and big rewards with GoForth Institute’s Leslie McGeough

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With a deep-rooted passion in solving big problems through education, Dr. Leslie McGeough has dedicated her life to inspiring students across North America.

McGeough runs world-class education platforms that leverage technology to provide the much-needed training for Canada’s small business owners to succeed. As the founder and CEO of GoForth Institute, she has trained more than 10,000 entrepreneurs since 2009. She is also co-founder of GoRobos Inc., which has developed a mobile application combining gamified entrepreneurship course content with an on-board small business simulation.

In this week’s #StartupPodcast, host Rivers Corbett talks to McGeough about her journey from academia to entrepreneurship and how she’s working to educate entrepreneurs around the world.

The Startup Canada Podcast Show is a production of Startup Canada, a grassroots, entrepreneur-led movement to bring together, celebrate, and give a voice to Canada’s entrepreneurship community. On the podcast, award-winning entrepreneur host Rivers Corbett speaks with the movers and shakers of Canada’s entrepreneurship community to give a glimpse into the future of business, and share insights on everything from social innovation to the future of work, investing, and why we need to think bigger to take our businesses global. Join Rivers Corbett for new episodes every Tuesday airing at 10 AM ET for lessons, trends, and opportunities in entrepreneurship from Vancouver to Fredericton; and Israel to Peru.

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