At just 26 years old, Bill Hennessey has managed to turn his knack for throwing a good party into entrepreneurial gold. Hennessey Events is the mastermind behind some of Toronto’s most influential occasions, such as Balapalooza, Burroughes Halloween, A Toronto Christmas, and St. Party’s Day.
“We are looking to have a core set of users who LOVE using our app and will use it as their technology of choice when planning meals with their friends.” —Daniel Rodic, fourth year finance and economics student, University of Toronto
Join us every week for an inside look into the experiences of four students at The Next 36, the founders of DineWithMe, giving you a glimpse of what it’s like to be a student entrepreneur. Applications for The Next 36 open today, July 11, 2011. Check out the current Next 36-ers tips on the application process!
What do you get when you mix a passionate teacher with a lawyer who loves creative writing? In this case, you find a viable business plan and an attractive book publishing concept: children’s picture books with space for kids to create their own illustrations.
Vanessa Seneriches is a young entrepreneur who made the leap from 9-5 to full-time entrepreneur. Vanessa is currently working on her spa, body and bath line, The Sages Ayurveda, writing her blog, The Love Collage, and running a jewelery business, Rosetta Stone.