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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.
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27 – How to Scale Across Canada and Get a Deal on Dragons Den w/ Catherine Metrycki of Callia Flowers
Kicking off season 3, we speak to Catherine Metrycki, Founder of Callia Flowers. We cover how she launched and grew her tech business which has reimagined the way we send flowers.
We discuss her deal on Dragons Den with Manjit Minhas, which has since provided the support necessary for Callia to be able to open all across Eastern Canada (to be now in 55 cities). And Catherine shares with us some of her experiences in improving customer service and mental health as a leader.
If you’ve ever wondered how to scale a business, or whether Dragons Den is worth it – than this episode is for you! For full show notes and resources directly from our guests, visit www.StartPodcast.ca and Subscribe Now to never miss an episode.
Episode 20 of Start Podcast features Alicia Soulier, the founder of SalonScale – a bluetooth technology to allow hair salons to calculate hair color costs in real time.
Episode 19 of Start Podcast features Scott Russell, the founder of SolarSkyrise – a data analytics company that provides architects, engineers, and real estate owners with data to generate new revenue streams from unused vertical real estate on buildings.
Episode 18 of Start Podcast features Obby Khan, the founder of online marketplace GoodLocal.ca, and restaurants Shawarma Khan and Green Carrot Juice Co.
Episode 17 of Start Podcast features Mitch Bowler, the founder of Evolve Artist – a business that takes a unique and modern (and virtual) approach to advanced Art Education.