In this episode, we discuss financing a startup in Calgary as well as what it takes to be an entrepreneur. You will not want to miss this chat with Andrew Browne of TikTiks if you have ever been interested in the investment side of a startup. Andrew is the CEO and Co-Founder of TikTiks, a Calgary-based tech company that bridges the gap between fans that want tickets to the big game and season ticket holders that would like to sell their tickets. They currently offer tickets to every NHL team in Canada and they are rapidly expanding. Andrew is a sharp entrepreneur with a strong understanding of what it takes to build a business from the ground up. Find out more about Andrew and TikTiks here:
We have a real chat about building a network in Calgary, pushing the comfort zone, entrepreneurship, fitness, and the financial advisory industry in Calgary. JD moved from New Brunswick a few short years ago and he was forced to build his business in a new city. Given his entrepreneurial spirit, he jumped right into business building groups in Calgary. Coming from a different city, JD shares his gratitude for our city and he discusses the importance of fitness as it relates to business.
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We discuss leadership styles, making a difference in Calgary, charitable organizations, and how you can make a difference in your community. Tanya is the Executive Director of Brown Bagging For Calgary's Kids, a not for profit organization that works in partnership with Calgary schools to make and deliver free healthy lunches for students who would otherwise go hungry. They deliver an astonishing 3,200 lunches a day. Furthermore, Tanya is a self-proclaimed leadership geek. You will want to listen to this if you are interested in leadership and building an organization in Calgary.
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We chat about mortgages and the truth about big banks. Nolan discusses his morning routine, building a brand, and some of his favourite businesses in Calgary. You will want to listen to this episode if you are building a business or if you are in the market for a home. Nolan is the co-founder of Mortage 360, Calgary Foodies, and a number of other side hustles. We discuss the following ideas and brands
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We chat about perfectionism, entrepreneurship, founding a company in Calgary, and technology. Kylie is the founder of Chic Geek, a Calgary-based non-profit building a welcoming, supportive community for women at the intersection of technology and entrepreneurship. Some of Kylie's favourite places for coffee and meeting in Calgary
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Welcome to Ideas and Stuff! Ideas and Stuff is a Calgary-based podcast. The show focuses on highlighting local movers and shakers that are doing amazing things in Calgary. Through conversational interviews, we decipher the guest's story and delve into their passions. We chat with business owners, political figures, educators, activists, and idealists.