‘Anyone Can Be an Entrepreneur’: Borrowell’s Co-Founder Eva Wong On How She Made It + MORE Sep 27th

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When Eva Wong joined Borrowell in 2014, she had no prior experience working in tech or finance. As co-founder and chief operating officer, she’s helped the low-interest loan and credit-education company grow to 160 employees with offices in Toronto, Montreal and Kelowna. Here, she tells CB how she made it happen.

I was born in Lindsay, Ont. and grew up mostly in Whitby, a suburb an hour east of Toronto. My parents are from Hong Kong and I had a pretty typical immigrant family upbringing: There was a lot of focus on education and getting good grades. I never really considered becoming an entrepreneur. It was always about getting into a good school that would get me a good-paying job. But when I was 14, in the 1990s, I got my first taste of entrepreneurship when I started teaching piano lessons, charging $5 for 30 minutes. I made posters with my phone number written on little, tear-off tabs at the bottom. I continued teaching all throughout high school. 

I studied commerce at Queen’s University and ended up loving business…

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