Tell us about your organization
Guide is an international student engagement platform for higher education.
Colleges/universities struggle to onboard and support international students because of outdated resources, reactive support, fragmented communication tools and understaffed departments.
Guide is an all-in-one student engagement platform that helps universities onboard international students, build community, and proactively support students. Our platform has all the tools needed to help international students seamlessly integrate into a new environment.
What advice would you give to newcomers to Windsor-Essex who are interested in becoming an entrepreneur?
Find the right people in this region, Windsor has a lot going on, but finding the right network of innovators will help you connect with an ecosystem that will be very beneficial in your venture.
How did you decide to be an entrepreneur?
Honestly, I couldn’t see myself doing anything else. Even though I was fine in the other jobs I had, I was always looking at ventures to start and problems to solve.
What does it mean to be an entrepreneur?
Living in the future of everything. Thinking about todays problems and seeing how they evolve when they are solved in the future.
Why is it a beneficial career?
It’s not for everyone, but for entrepreneurial individuals/teams, Windsor-Essex provides much of what is needed within immediate access, with the ecosystem that it provides through WETech, Small Business Centre, and the EPICentre.