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Ep. 45: Achieving Zero Waste with Brianne Miller

Ep. 45: Achieving Zero Waste with Brianne Miller

As Marine Biologist turned Entrepreneur, Brianne Miller aims to achieve zero waste, connect people to the environment and to come up with cool and creative solutions to complex conservation problems. She is the co-founder of NADA, Vancouver’s package free grocery store, which links buyers to suppliers and offers healthy local and unpackaged products. 

Tune into today’s episode to learn more about Brianne’s experiences that lead to the success story of NADA. 

  • 00:00:59 Introduction of Brianne Miller 
  • 00:05:36 How NADA evolved 
  • 00:06:09 Direct and indirect human impacts on the ocean and marine animals
  • 00:09:37 Journey through building the business, its business practices, etc.  
  • 00:10:44 3Rs and how NADA lives up to its values
  • 00:20:18 How Covid has impacted the business processes of NADA
  • 00:21:51 Challenges she has faced
  • 00:25:00 How NADA inspired other businesses 
  • 00:34:19 Changes she wants to bring about to achieve sustainability goals 
  • 00:39:29 Advices on how we can contribute towards achieving sustainability 
  • 00:42:37 End of discussion


Ep. 44: Forge Your Own Path with Tania Lo

Ep. 44: Forge Your Own Path with Tania Lo

Tania Lo is the CEO and Co-Founder of Tandem Innovation Group which is at the forefront of the co-creation economy and the growing demand for outsourced experts. 

Tune in to hear how a simple expedition turned her life around.

  • 00:01:00 Introduction of Tania Lo
  • 00:02:52 Cycling from Bolivia to Canada
  • 00:10:36 How she funded and budgeted the expenses of the journey   
  • 00:17:02 Tandem and its business processes  
  • 00:29:31 Supporting women entrepreneurs
  • 00:32:28 End of discussion


Ep. 43: Creating a Business With Purpose with Patrice Mousseau

Ep. 43: Creating a Business With Purpose with Patrice Mousseau

Patrice Mousseau is the Creator of Satya Organics which is an NPN approved/ USDA certified Organic products manufacturer and we are excited to have her on our show this week.

Her goal is to help those with skin conditions such as Eczema and offer a legitimate alternative to steroid products.

Tune in to today’s episode to find out more about this exciting product by Patrice Mousseau.

  • 00:00:49 Introduction of Patricce Mousseau
  • 00:03:22 Hobbies and her pastimes 
  • 00:06:31 How her daughter inspired her to create Satya Organics
  • 00:10:22 Journey and early days of Satya Organics  
  • 00:16:39 How Satya Organics helps those with Eczema
  • 00:17:30 Values of Satya Organics
  • 00:20:59 Formulation of Satya Organics
  • 00:24:43 Expansion and growth of Satya Organics
  • 00:28:23 Advise for other entrepreneurs
  • 00:33:25 Her team at Satya Organics 
  • 00:43:02 End of discussion
Ep. 42: Choosing Who You Want to Be with BE Alink

Ep. 42: Choosing Who You Want to Be with BE Alink

This week we are thrilled to have BE Alink on our show.

Alinker’s inventor, Be Alink aims to connect people with each other by creating meaningful social contacts through which people can engage based on who we are as humans.

She is also the founder of BeAlinker family farm that promotes a healthy life by building a community for people who are isolated and dismissed due to disabilities.

Tune in this week to learn more about Alinker, a vehicle for social change.

  • 00:00:54 Introduction of BE Alink
  • 00:03:12 Her childhood
  • 00:10:50 Language and its importance
  • 00:13:13 Invention of Alinker
  • 00:18:58 How Alinker helps increase mobility?
  • 00:24:55 Marketing the Alinker
  • 00:29:01 How the Alinker farm came into being?
  • 00:33:25 What products are grown in the Alinker farm?
  • 00:39:02 How to build a world we’d rather live in?
  • 00:45:41 Identifying the root causes of problems
  • 00:49:36 How to identify connections between people and things?
  • 00:52:23 End of discussion
Ep. 41: Dreaming a New Economy with Vicki Saunders

Ep. 41: Dreaming a New Economy with Vicki Saunders

Vicki Saunders is a dreamer who’s journey began when she spent several years in Prague after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Since then, she has gone on to launch companies on the TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange), built a number of other successful ventures based all around the world, and founded Sheo. Sheo is a mind blowing company that is helping to solve the world’s biggest problems through an innovated crowdsourced VC funding model. They have several thousands of activators and over 70 portfolio companies.

Ep. 40: Hacking Climate Change through Mobility with Dr. Beiker

Ep. 40: Hacking Climate Change through Mobility with Dr. Beiker

Dr. Sven Beiker is a Stanford Graduate School of Business Lecturer where he instructs students on strategies for startups and corporations in the field of automated, connected, electrified, and shared mobility. He is also the Founder and Managing Director of Silicon Valley Mobility, a consulting and advisory firm which helps demystify mobility trends. Dr. Beiker brings to bear his over 20 years of experience gained during his tenure at the BMW Group, Stanford University, and McKinsey & Company.

Tune in to learn about where the automotive industry has gone, where it’s heading, and where it needs to go.

  • 00:00:46 Introduction of Dr Beiker
  • 00:04:52 Inspiration from Mercedes and Porsche
  • 00:09:36 Staying in control of one’s destiny
  • 00:12:25 Alleviating climate change pollution
  • 00:14:10 Automated mobility and its future
  • 00:18:44 Impact of automated mobility on society
  • 00:23:07 Covid and its impacts on the society
  • 00:26:24 How shifts in the automotive industry will impact the climate changes
  • 00:35:50 Advices to Uber and Lift
  • 00:44:52 Aligning business incentives with consumer incentives
  • 00:46:10 Advices on how we can contribute towards alleviating climate changes and accidents 
  • 00:49:12 End of discussion