Sandbox helps people create a better life through business. We connect PEOPLE & their IDEAS to business resources; where guided collaboration and sharing of collective knowledge support their journey to success!
Sometimes those business resources are an organization, other times it could be a program. Most often, it’s another person in the SBX Community who can break down barriers and provide insight by sharing their knowledge with you.
Sandbox connects people & their ideas to business resources; where guided collaboration and sharing of collective knowledge support their journey to success.
BIZ MAP highlights entrepreneurial resources across Central Ontario. Learn more about the organizations that can offer one-on-one business coaching, niche programming and funding opportunities.
To use the map, first click on the icon in the top left to open-up the drawer panel. This panel contains three different levels you can toggle on or off based on where you are in your journey; starting your business, growing your business, or scaling your business.
SBX Influencers represent a diverse set of perspectives that we strive to include in our own mission to help people create better lives through business. SBX Influencers have become the voice of the Sandbox, echoing the belief that we’re stronger together. They are sharing their knowledge, breaking down barriers and connecting people and their ideas to the resources they need to succeed. We’re honoured to partner with our SBX Influencers and encourage you to engage with them as individuals and their organizations, on your own journey to success.
As the leader of over 10,000 employees, Lisa helped build FedEx Express Canada into the most reliable courier network in the country.
A member of the IWFC Toronto Chapter and The Prosperity Project™, she is also one of 13 Diversity 50 CEOs and a renowned public speaker. Lisa is an inductee to the Women’s Executive Network’s Hall of Fame as one of Canada’s most powerful women.
Ron is an award-winning advertising writer and Creative Director for some of the world’s most respected brands. He is the Founder & Chief Creative Officer of Church+State, publisher a best-selling, award-winning satirical book, executive producer and host of the hit podcast, The Coup. In demand as a speaker on innovation, branding and purpose leadership, Ron speaks to leading organizations all over the world.
A seasoned and creative leader with a unique combination of senior finance and operations experience, equally comfortable and effective in delivering against both short and longer-term fractional mandates. Jeff has a proven track record of strategically leveraging and integrating functional areas to facilitate organizational growth and development.
Christina Lord is a Caribbean-Canadian, spiritual woman, mother, and award-winning humanitarian. She holds a Masters in Adult Education (Community Development) and focuses on creating inclusive communities – locally, nationally, and globally. Having committed 40 years of her professional and personal life to the betterment of others – within Canada, U.S.A, the Caribbean and South America – Christina strives to promote global consciousness and unity.
An innovative, tech-centric, B2B and B2C global marketing leader with career success in integrated marketing, corporate communication and public relations in retail, SaaS/Cloud and enterprise software companies (pre-IPO and mid-sized). Erin has a track record in overseeing the development of best-in-class integrated campaigns from strategy to execution. Her strengths include creating connections, cultivating lasting relationships and driving revenue growth, customer retention and competitive market advantage through game-changing marketing initiatives.
Thriving on a challenge, Gord has always jumped at opportunities to move outside his comfort zone. He is driven by his 3 personal pillars – learn something new, have fun, make money. He has collaborated on many start-ups as well as run several of his own businesses. He is passionate about growing companies. Your success is his goal, mission and reward!
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