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Chris D Features Start Podcast

Their brand new podcast, START, will, according to Margaux, “be aimed at Manitobans who enjoy supporting local and learning about the amazing things happening on the prairies.” To be more precise, the new Start Podcast will feature interviews with founders of local start-ups […]

Swish Magazine Article

If you ask me about common themes and advice that founders provide, I would share the sentiment that you simply need to start. Start living your passion, start sharing your ideas, and start taking steps toward doing what makes you happy. […]

Live Taping at Disrupted Tech

Start Podcast taping live on stage at the 2020 Disrupted conference by Tech Manitoba. Host Margux Miller enagaged the panel about starting and scaling a tech company in Canada – focused on the people perspective of growing diverse teams.

Episodes and Show Notes

32 – Navigating a New Food Business w/ Glenda and Rory Hart of The Canadian Birch Company Ltd.

Meet Glenda and Rory Hart, Co-Founders of the Canadian Birch Company. They create products from organic birch sap and craft the world’s finest pure birch syrup.

In this episode, Host Margaux Miller taps into the ins and outs of the birch syrup industry, inquiring into dealing with food products and getting into retailers, and garners advice for working with programs like the Scotiabank Women Initiative.

If you are starting a food based business and you want to skip some hurdles of learning the hard way – then be sure to catch this episode!

If you prefer video format, watch now on YouTube or take us with you as you go by Subscribing Now wherever you get your podcasts.

31 – Starting a Meal Kit Subscription Box Company w/ Anthony Halyckyj of 204 Meal Prep

Meet Anthony Halyckyj, the Founder of 204 Meal Prep – a subscription box meal kit company that delivers convenient meal options direct to your door. In our conversation, Anthony shares with us the hurdles of the subscription business model, the experience of purchasing his main competitor, and even some tips for eating healthy.

If you’ve ever wanted to know the ins and outs of a subscription box meal prep company – then this episode is for you!

Watch on YouTube or take us with you as you go by Subscribing Now wherever you get your podcasts.

30 – Small Business Funding, Grants, and Mentorship w/ Michelle Leona of Wolseley Kombucha and Caroline Ksiazek of Futurpreneur Canada

Meet Michelle and Caroline, two business leaders from either side of the entrepreneurship coin. From the start-up side, Michelle Leona is the Owner and Head Brewer of Wolseley Kombucha – a women-owned and operated business kombucha brewery. From the support side, Caroline Ksiazek, the Regional Lead in the heart of Canada for Futurpreneur – Canada’s only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18 to 39.

Our guests provide great tips on how to leverage the power of your network and use mentorship to get ahead, as well as tips for securing grants and funding for your Canadian business.

If you prefer video format, watch now on YouTube or take us with you as you go by Subscribing Now wherever you get your podcasts.

29 – Building a Start-Up Ecosystem w/ Marshall Ring of the Manitoba Technology Accelerator

Meet Marshall Ring, Founder and CEO of the Manitoba Technology Accelerator – an organization that helps to commercialize disruptive technologies into businesses ready to scale nationally and internationally. Our host picks Marshall’s brain on what it’s like to grow a start-up ecosystem, some exciting success stories from the Canadian prairies, and some really important insight advice for anyone looking to participate in an accelerator.

If you’re curious about what it takes to start your own start-up hub or if you are looking to join one – then don’t miss this episode!

If you prefer video format, watch now on YouTube or take us with you as you go by Subscribing Now wherever you get your podcasts.