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!
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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.
Watch Episode 26 of Start Podcast featuring Denis Devigne and Kyle Sierens, the founders of VidDay – a web app business that creates personalized video montages as gifts.
Episode 25 of Start Canada Podcast features Matt Schaubroeck and Amanda San Filippo, Co-Founders of ioAirFlow – a software company focused on ‘green’ commercial buildings.
They discuss the experience of changing co-founders, finding personal balance in start-up life, and the entrepreneurial impacts of Covid-19.
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Episode 24 of Start Podcast features Kailey Lefko and Josianne Barnabé, Co-Founders of Educalme Inc. – creators of a series of tools to help teachers bring mindfulness and social-emotional learning into their classrooms through a bilingual online program called Educalme Classroom.
Episode 23 of Start Podcast features the founders of Flipside XR – a real-time animation and XR broadcast company almost purchased by one of the Big 5.
Episode 21 of Start Podcast features Duncan Jessiman and Polly Craik, the founders of Vexxit – an online marketplace for professional services.
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.
Episode 16 of Start Podcast features Matt Johnson, the founder of M3 Aerial – a prairie start-up providing specialized aerial imaging services and certified training for advanced drone pilots across North, Central and South America.
On episode 14 of Start Podcast, host Margaux Miller interviews the founder of Bit Space Development Ltd – an interactive digital media studio focused on developing high quality Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality experiences.
On episode 13 of Start Podcast, host Margaux Miller interviews Garreth Rempel of Winnipeg-based tech start-up Trainfo; a data driven company that helps reduce accidents and traffic delays at rail crossings.
On episode 12 of Start Podcast, host Margaux Miller interviews Noah Palansky and Jordan Davis, co-founders of Taiv, about their advertising tech company that turns commercial breaks into marketing opportunities through their hardware and software ad replacement solution.
On episode 9 of Start Podcast, host Margaux Miller interviews Jason Myers, founder of Bold Commerce, about his business building the leading Shopify applications and plugins, and how it all started in a basement with his 3 co-founders.