Startup Canada Podcast: Paul Gaspar on global intrapreneurs

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“Rockstar intrapreneur” Paul Gaspar says there is no better time than right now for Canadian startups to start thinking global.

As the Director of Small Business at UPS Canada, Paul takes a cue from startup entrepreneurs and strives to think outside of the box when managing both internal operations and external communications. His intraprenurial attitude mixed with a passion for educating entrepreneurs on the importance of a robust supply chain and the benefits of going international, has made UPS Canada a strong supporter of startups and small businesses.

“To me, (intrapreneurship) is internally running my own little business. It’s being that person who is… introducing something outside of the box and challenging the larger organization that I work for to change and do something differently.”

In this week’s #StartupPodcast, Paul, who is one of Canada’s leading experts in global entrepreneurship, gives insights on how to develop a global growth strategy and offers tips on how to leverage partnerships to strengthen your company’s supply chains to grow your business.

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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