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Who We Are

Hubspace is Northern B.C.’s business & innovation accelerator.

 

We help Businesses with tech and Tech with business!

The Team. 

Mary Mytting

Mary Mytting

Executive Director

She/Her

Mary Mytting was born and raised in Northern BC and has spent most of her professional career in Vancouver and Cape Town. 

Her diverse background in business and not-for-profits provides Hubspace with enhanced knowledge, skills, and acumen to manage and build capacity with clients and within our organization. 

With over two decades of entrepreneurship, sales and marketing experience, Mary is able to share her experiences while enhancing the clients’ learning and understanding of all aspects of business development. 

Mary has started and sold 2 successful businesses and started an ongoing successful charity in South Africa. 

Her passion for community development provides additional skills and excitement for broadening our outreach and support for new opportunities and ventures across Northern BC.

Chris King

Program Manager

He/Him

Over the course of ten years, Chris completed his Bachelors in Commerce at UNBC. While doing this he worked in various roles throughout the construction industry, including some time spent as a carpenter, sales person and retail sales manager. While in the final years of his degree he also started freelancing as a digital marketing manager and has worked with a number of small hardware and building supply stores around the province. He is passionate about helping small business owners build their ventures, growing up in a business himself, he knows just how important business people are to our northern community. 

Charles Scott

Director of Business Development

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Charles assists change-oriented firms overcome obstacles to growth, and teaches Strategy and Entrepreneurship at UNBC’s School of Business. A commercial lender with GE Capital and Community Futures, since 2001 he has assisted firms to enter new markets. Prior to joining Hubspace he delivered the provincial Export Navigator program for the Cariboo region; a Clean Technology initiative in Prince George; and Export North across Northern BC. He works with the federal and provincial trade offices to help firms develop international opportunities, and has participated in trade missions to the U.S.A., Russia, China, Peru, Chile, and the Philippines.

Garth Frizzell

Director of Entrepreneurship

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While a Master’s student at UNBC, Hubspace’s Director of Entrepreneurship Garth Frizzell launched a startup from his basement, Terra Cognita Software Systems. “TerraCog” would grow into an award-winning tech corporation with a staff of 13 in their own building in downtown Prince George. Frizzell went on to 5 years elected to the Prince George Chamber of Commerce, including as its President, and 6 years appointed to the Province of BC Small Business Roundtable. He currently teaches entrepreneurship, computer studies and economics at the College of New Caledonia. Garth’s also been an elected city councilor since 2008.  He chairs governance of Finance for the City of Prince George, and is past-President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Quality time for him is time with family, riding his motorcycle, or writing fiction.

Heidi Booth

Economic Research Officer

She/Her

Heidi Booth is a current UNBC student and is finishing her Bachelor of Commerce in International Business with a Double Major in Economics. She has 4 years of experience in the Oil and Natural Gas Industry as a Red Seal Certified Welder. Her prior experience in the Economic Development field is having completed an Economic Development Internship with Northern Development Initiative Trust, and a Business Strategy Internship with Innovation Central Society. She is enthusiastic about working closely with Business Owners, Non-Profits, and First Nations in North Central BC to promote innovation and growth. Fluent in Brazilian Portuguese, with working French proficiency; she is passionate about networking, connecting people with opportunity, and finding creative solutions for complex problems. Born and raised in Nelson, BC, she is proud to now be a part of the Prince George community.

Our Values.

What we do is just as important to us as to why we do it. Here are our guiding values at Hubspace.

Community-focused.

We know that you can't have a thriving economy without a resilient community. No one succeeds alone, and we are grateful for those whose shoulders we stand on.

Entrepreneurial. 

We are inspired leaders, creators, and self starters. We love what we do and aren’t afraid to fail or try new things.

Tenacious.

We are persistent and will never settle. We get stuff done and we get it done well.

Innovative.

The solutions to yesterday's problems are not the same as today's, and today's certainly won't be tomorrow's.

Our Supporters.

We wouldn’t be where we are today without the generous support of our sponsors.

Business Programs for innovative entrepreneurs.

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