START CANADA PODCAST

About Start Canada Podcast

Season 3 of Start Canada Podcast features interviews with start-up founders, innovators, and thought leaders from the heart of Canada who are challenging the status quo, scaling their business, and bringing new ideas to life!

Bi-weekly interview style episodes focus on the tough questions about their journey and detail the ways of thinking that have led these Canadian founders to success.

Tune in with host Margaux Miller to learn exactly how they did it – and get some great tips so you can too.

We cover topics including: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Mental Health, Investment, and more every week.

Episodes of Start Canada can be found on all your favorite podcast platforms! Subscribe now on iTunes HERE or on Spotify HERE.

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Latest Episode

39 – From Selling His Snapchat Filter Co. – To a Fashion-First Social Platform Like Never Before w/ Chris Schmidt of Pluto Ventures

39 – From Selling His Snapchat Filter Co. – To a Fashion-First Social Platform Like Never Before w/ Chris Schmidt of Pluto Ventures

Meet Chris Schmidt, the original creator of Snapchat filters and today, the CEO and Co-Founder of Pluto Ventures – a venture-backed artificial intelligence company that is leveraging the hyper-personalized online world and using our body dimensions as a crucial component to customizing goods and services.

The founder, Chris Schmidt, is a pretty unique young guy. He started his first business at the age of ten. And right after university, he founded the world’s first Snapchat filter company, Geofilter Studio. In this episode, CEO and Founder Chris Schmidt speaks about his innate entrepreneurial nature, how to build a strong workplace culture, and what it’s like to be creating modern – some may say millennial and even Gen Z – tech solutions.

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38 – Starting a Social Enterprise and Leading With Love w/ Amy Tung of I Am Love

38 – Starting a Social Enterprise and Leading With Love w/ Amy Tung of I Am Love

Meet Amy Tung, Founder of I Am Love – a social enterprise that is constantly thinking of new and innovative ways to help our community thrive.

In this episode, CEO and Founder Amy Tung speaks about her personal journey starting a social enterprise, pivoting due to Covid-19, and how her community minded focus led to genuine personal growth.

If you are curious about what it’s like to start a social enterprise, or have simply been dying to get to know Amy Tung, don’t miss this episode of Start Canada Podcast with the founder of I Am Love!

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36 – Exceptional Content and User Experience w/ Ben Buckwold of ESL Library

36 – Exceptional Content and User Experience w/ Ben Buckwold of ESL Library

Meet Ben Buckwold, CEO and Founder of ESL Library – a company empowering language teachers to teach their best class, with exceptional content and a custom platform used by language teachers in more than 10,000 schools around the world.

In this episode of Start Canada Podcast, Ben speaks about being the first ESL learning app in the world, knowing when to pivot, and the importance of building great content. From the staff side, we get tips for building a great team, remote morale boosting, and the positive people effects of giving back to the community.

If you are building an online resource based business, or you want to pivot to one, be sure to tune in to this episode of Start Canada Podcast with the founder of ESL Library!

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35 – Take Your Social Media to the Next Level w/ Social Media Expert David Dang

35 – Take Your Social Media to the Next Level w/ Social Media Expert David Dang

Meet David Dang, Social Media and Digital Marketing Expert whose Instagram business page EntrepreneurshipFacts has over 2.2M followers.

In this episode, we cover how to use social media to kick start a business or test a new idea, how to build an audience on Instagram, and how to stay motivated and on track. If you are ready to take your social media to the next level, be sure to catch this episode of Start Canada Podcast with David Dang!

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