Startup Canada Podcast: Serial entrepreneur Kelsey Ramsden says relationships key to growing businesses

Kelsey Ramsden is a born serial entrepreneur. With the success of her two multi-million dollar businesses in the construction industry, Ramsden knows what really makes someone rise to the top.

“Relationships are the thing that have allowed me to grow and carry forward, spin off to other businesses, and get investors.”

Ramsden is the founder of Belvedere Place Development and Tallus Ridge Development, as well as SparkPlay and where she runs her signature program The Manifesto Sessions. She is an internationally-recognized keynote speaker and Richard Branson Centre mentor. Ramsden contributes to the Huffington Post and Entrepreneur Magazine and has twice been named Canada’s #1 Female entrepreneur by PROFIT and Chatelaine.

In this week’s #StartupPodcast, Rivers Corbett talks to Ramsden about her strategies for success in today’s business landscape.

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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