Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Gustavo Ferman, Owner of Latin Funk Dance, located in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Dance/movement education, entertainment, and inspiration. My customers are from very young to 80 years of age.

Tell us about yourself

I started working on my vision/business out of my passion for dance and music. What motivates me is to inspire people of all ages to move, dance, and be healthy and happy.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

To reach out to people all over the world with my videos, as well as creating an original trademark dance program that has changed people's lives.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

The constant work to create, maintain and reinvent a successful and original business.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Believe in yourself.
  2. Believe in your product.
  3. Keep on reinventing yourself/or the business to have longevity.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

Always follow your passion and your bliss no matter what. Don't listen to people, be true to yourself and do what you love; the rest will follow.

Where can people find you and your business?


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