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RRU students, alumni pitch businesses to the pros

You have a great idea for a business, you’ve got the knowhow to run it and you’re eager to get started. But what do you need to do to make it happen? That question was addressed at the second annual Global Summit of Leaders, held last Wednesday(Aug. 22) at Royal Roads University (RRU). The summit brings together 100 CEOs, private equity investors and business leaders from five countries to teach young entrepreneurs. Dean Lindal, League Financial Partners vice president of global business development, is an RRU commerce alumni and organizer of the event. The summit is a great opportunity for the business leaders of tomorrow to meet successful veterans and glean vital information off of them, he said. “It’s important to have mentors,” Lindal said. “People who are 15 or 20 years older than you, that have kind of been there, done that, and they can share experiences and words of wisdom...”

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