Workshop: The Path to Profit

Event Schedule:

6:00 – 6:30 Networking & Pizza

6:30 – 7:30 Workshop

7:30 – 8:00 Q&A


Do you ever find yourself wondering:

  • my bank balance says I have $25,000 but I know I wrote some cheques, how much do I really have?
  • Money is slipping through my fingers but how much of it is applicable to my business idea versus my personal life?
  • I found a great government grant program but they need financials, where do I start?
  • What is the financial health of my business? Am I really making money?

This workshop will help all entrepreneurs whether pre-revenue or revenue generating, investor funded or not understand the importance of:

  • tracking your business expenditures from inception
  • why bank reconciliations matter
  • and how these things put you on THE PATH TO PROFIT

AND we will give you the tools to make it all happen easily!


For most entrepreneurs’ when these issues or concerns come up they are often solved reactively rather then proactively. In “The Path To Profit” workshop Finance Without Borders Inc.(FWB) will provide entrepreneurs with the necessary tools to proactively manage their financial health. The workshop will focus on easy, time saving solutions that will provide financial statements and allow entrepreneurs to track their spending effectively. The workshop will also explain profitability and explain which costs are worth tracking but are often overlooked.

FWB has partnered with XERO; XERO is a cost effective cloud based accounting tool with many add-on software partners that allow a small business to grow into a full ERP system as needed. This software will be available at a 50% discount for 12 months for Spark Centre Client’s who register by May 12th. Discount Code: SPARK50 

Come hang out at the event and learn more. We have fun SWAG giveaways for all attendees!


About the Presenter:

Dorothy Zubel, CPA, CMA – Director of Finance

Dorothy is a key member of the Finance Without Borders (FWB) team as an Accountant and Finance Professional who brings over 10 years of progressive experience. Dorothy is FWB’s system’s guru having been an integral part of many system implementations. Her greatest strength is finding creative solutions to meet the needs of clients and stakeholders. Dorothy focuses on the complete structure of the organization, including, accounting system stability, implementing internal processes and controls, as well as improving monthly reporting, annual budgeting and future forecasting.


Spark Centre at OCE Discovery 2017!

Spark Centre at OCE Discovery 2017!

Spark Centre is a proud sponsor of OCE Discovery and we enjoy participating each year, showcasing 8 of our awesome clients.

We look forward to participating once again this year on May 15th and 16th to showcase these amazing Spark Centre clients: CrossPlatform Cloud Technologies Inc.Dash MDHenlen Hexyoo Scientific Inc.IFTechSound Options Tinnitus TreatmentsWeTraqZambah

Discovery is Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference. Hosted by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government and the investment community, as well as entrepreneurs and students to pursue collaboration opportunities. For more information on Discovery, click here.

Client Update: SwiftPad – Transformative healthcare technology

by Amir M – CEO,


SwiftPad’s cloud platform unchains the power of digital health tools and mobile technology to bolster the patient-service experience.

Our solutions create more meaningful interactions and experiences for patients by empowering healthcare providers with the right tools to streamline their existing health practices.

With SwiftPad’s digital health solutions, we equip pharmacies and healthcare enterprises with the right tools to bridge gap between patients and healthcare providers to deliver better healthcare outcomes. Our plug-and-play approach us to cater customized and client centric applications for retail pharmacy chains, independent pharmacies, pharmaceutical brands, pharmacists and dispensing systems.

Our flagship mobile solution white-labelled for independent pharmacies streamlines patient enrolment processes in pharmacy services, provides pharmacist to patient communication, and improves compliance through after-hours pharmacy services and refill requests. This mobile solutions provides instant access to updated patient information and a communication platform to engage with patients and pharmacists.

Over the past year, SwiftPad has been won QuickBooks “Intuit Thrive” Pitch Competition, “Crowd Favourite” Fundica Award, featured on Product Hunt, and placed in the top 25 at Interface Health Competition. They are also supported by MaRS and University of Toronto through the University of Toronto Early Stage Technology Accelerator (Cohort 2016) and currently an IBM Innovation Partner in downtown Toronto.

You can learn more about SwiftPad at or at