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The word failure comes with a special set of nuances that are unique to the entrepreneurship community. When starting up, you need to overcome so many challenges that sometimes, failure is the result. For Laura Fortey and many entrepreneurs like her, failure has been a normal part of the process, and some even say a necessary one.
“The best advice that I would give to entrepreneurs is: don’t be afraid to fail. If it doesn’t work out, awesome, try the next thing.”
Laura Fortey, the Co-Founder and CMO for REITIUM Blockchain Technologies, which is a real estate equity crowdfunding marketplace and compliance engine. REITIUM utilizes blockchain technology & smart contracts to allow anyone to invest into income producing properties for as little as one hundred dollars, enabling ‘Real Estate for Everyone.’
As a real estate entrepreneur, Laura has bought, managed, renovated and sold her own investment properties, as well as invested in REITs and MICs. As the daughter of a realtor, Laura grew up with entrepreneurial parents who also owned a successful property management company. In May 2019, Laura and her team took home the Startup Canada Innovation Award for the British Columbia region.
In this week’s episode of the #THRIVEPodcast, host Komal Minhas sits down with Laura to talk about how she’s using the latest tech to build her company and her startup story in Western Canada.
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