Candice Munro started her business by sewing aprons at her kitchen table in Kelowna. It quickly evolved into Buttercream Clothing, a full-fledged company with a warehouse in Calgary and a growing customer base that loves buying and wearing her clothes and accessories, ethically made in Canada.
There’s something about buttercream that tastes like more, and Munro has found that Buttercream’s fans can’t get enough of her wares, either. Some were so excited to support her company that they helped raise $25,000 in less than 24 hours through ATB LendR.
Hear more about that successful campaign and what it has allowed Buttercream to achieve; how Candice and her husband juggle entrepreneurship while raising four children; and Buttercream’s contribution to the revival of a local garment industry:
If crowdlending could help your business, or you’re looking to lend some money to a promising Alberta-based business, be sure to check out ATB LendR.
October is Small Business Month, which is why we’re shining a light on some small businesses that our founding sponsor, ATB Financial, has helped out. Watch for more Alberta Business Spotlights in the coming weeks.
Photo by Kevin Espenido of ATB. Podcast music is "His Last Share Of The Stars" by Doctor Turtle, courtesy of freemusicarchive.org.