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If you are curious about exploring mindfulness for your children, yourself, or your classroom, then this episode is for you.

In Episode 24 of Start Podcast, host Margaux Miller interviews Kailey Lefko & 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.

Educalme’s two female founders explain the benefits of mindfulness for youth and adults alike and how finding it changed their own path. They describe the experience of selling to the education market, choosing to create a bilingual resource, and overcoming ‘shiny object syndrome’ in your marketing.

In Episode 23 of Start Podcast, Host Margaux Miller interviews Lesley Klassen and John Luxford, Co-Founders of Flipside XR Inc. (once called The Campfire Union), a real-time animation and XR broadcast company – and creators of Flipside Studio, a virtual production software for animation companies. Think of it as a television studio inside of virtual reality that is used to make animated content.

Flipside’s founders talk about choosing to work in a niche industry, difficulties raising capital, and managing team emotions using VR. Lesley and John share their story of almost being acquired by one of tech’s Big 5, as well as what it is like to work with major brands like VR headset manufacturer Oculus.

If you are a tech start-up hoping to catch the attention of tech giants, then don’t miss this episode!

In Episode 22 of Start Podcast, host Margaux Miller speaks with Mitchel Matthews, Founder of Adrenaline Offroad – a mods and accessories start-up for truck enthusiasts, and since turned full-fledged ecommerce and lifestyle business.

Adrenaline Offroad’s founder provides tips for growing a YouTube audience and navigating eCommerce sales versus being a lifestyle business. Mitchel offers advice on how to set goals and how to attack digital marketing for start-ups.

If you are looking to grow your own lifestyle business focused on a niche industry or if you just love trucks and mods and want to get to know Mitchel Matthews – be sure to check out this episode!