4Front Atlantic Conference

Entrepreneurs encouraged to go for it

October 8, 2011

Entrepreneurs and startups looking to compete in the new global economy shouldn’t be afraid to take the plunge, more than 200 delegates at an economic conference in Halifax were told Friday.

That was one of a number of different topics discussed at the inaugural 4Front Atlantic conference at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.

Among the most prevalent issues affecting fledgling Atlantic Canadian businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs is a fear of failure.

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The Chronicle Herald
October 8, 2011

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