Small Business


How Rukayat Egbeyemi turned her hobby into a small business

How Rukayat Egbeyemi turned her hobby into a small business

When COVID-19 hit, Rukayat Egbeyemi turned her decade-long hobby into her very own business—Ashabi. She went from making beaded bags and jewellery for friends and family to selling her products online. As a one-woman show, Egbeyemi handles every side of...
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How KOZAI Design is fighting burnout culture

After Edmond Dang graduated from Western University at the start of COVID-19, his plans to travel and experience different cities and cultures came to a halt. So he switched gears and injected his love of culture and deep meaning into his debut brand, KOZAI Design.
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Lake & Oak's adaptogenic blends are good for your body and mind

Sourced with 100% organic deliciousness, each of the blends available on their website and at select retailers is thoughtfully curated to soothe and aid a variety of ailments, and to simply make you feel good. Their founder, Meredith Youngson, leaned into her expertise in recipe development to create a line of nutritious, superfood teas. She's well on her way to becoming a household name in the tea business.
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