I Have an Idea (...Now What?)
Claudia Harvey is Co-Founder and CEO of Dig It® Apparel Inc. Dig It launched sales in 2009, and entered the Dragons' Den (CBC's top-rated flagship business program) to face the scrutiny of the Dragons. One of the few women to successfully strike "A Deal with the Dragon" with venture capitalist Kevin O'Leary, Dig It struck a deal in Season 4 and has seen considerable national retail growth.
Understanding what drive entrepreneurs and business owners and the challenges they may encounter in both personal and business life, Claudia created a strategic consulting company, On The Verge. On The Verge enables any business to land, be completely supported, move ahead with confidence to the next stage of evolution and thrive.
Through her journey as a businesswoman, mother of 3 and entrepreneur, Claudia believes in paying it forward! Sitting on numerous boards of charity and dedicated to empowering women, she co-founded Let-It-Go, a destination Mastermind Retreat for women hosted in the Mayan Riviera. This retreat is a week-long intensive event designed to help women overcome the challenges in life and business that may hold them back all the while meeting like-minded women who are committed to developing success in every aspect of their life!
A sought-after international speaker, Claudia has shared events with the likes of Tony Robbins, Mark Victor Hansen, Bill Walsh, Jim Treliving and many more notable experts in their field.
Claudia's story has been recounted in publications such as The Globe and Mail, Report on Business, The Toronto Star, The Financial Times, The Women of Distinction Magazine and more. A contributing author to two No. 1 International Best Selling books, Success Hackers: Cracking the Entrepreneurial Code and Empowering Women to Succeed: Tough Times Don't Last But Tough Women Do, she hopes to inspire, empower and help others reach their potential!