It's the roof over your head! Meet Michael LeMaro, the owner of Tempo Roofing Services in Calgary. Tempo Roofing is a boutique style elite roofing company with serious attention to detail. Michael is a very sharp entrepreneur and he knows his stuff when it comes to roofing in Calgary.
In this chat, Michael will tell you all about the insurance claim process when dealing with hail -- all too common in Calgary and surrounding area. He will also walk you through some cautious when purchasing a new home and to what extent one can rely on the new home warranty. You will also get a peek into Michael's life and you will hear about what this young business owner does with his free time.
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Imagine your job is described as Hunger Games meets dodgeball - that's Kyle Fitzgerald's newest business, Archery Games. Kyle and his business partner have designed and built an arena in Calgary where you actually shoot one another with (safe) arrows. If that isn't enough, Kyle also opened The Locked Room in Calgary. The Locked Room is Calgary's premier escape room experience.
In this episode, you will find out how Kyle and his business partners came up with the ideas for their businesses. How does one get into the archery game and escape room industry? (Sign me up!) And how much goes into building those escape rooms? Furthermore, Kyle has built a number of businesses and offers some great advice to those that are interested in starting a business in Calgary.
Meet Kyle Fitzgerald, the sharp, young, creative entrepreneur in Calgary.
Meet Charles Bird, the COO and Co-Founder of Contract Club. Contract Club is a Calgary-based technology startup that takes the stress out of paperwork. Think of Contract Club as a central hub for your documents, online signatures, and a database of contracts for you to use. Have a few great contracts that you are happy to share? You can share them on Contract Club and have a reoccurring revenue source. This company is being built by a very intelligent group of engineers, lawyers, and developers.
Charles is the high energy COO who comes from an agriculture background. He is a sharp business builder and knows what it takes to be successful. In this episode, Charles gives some invaluable advice for those who are building a business or working at a startup. What skills are most important when starting a technology company? How many hours do you need to put in? How can you build your network? Learn about Contract Club and one of the great minds behind this business.
Kristin Poch has taken her family passion and put it on wheels. Beatnik Bus is a mobile record store that pops up in different locations around Calgary. Think food truck but with vinyl record sales. This cool concept comes from Kristin's love for records paired with a continuation of her father's dream to open a record store.
In this episode, you will meet Kristin and hear the story of where this whole idea came from. Kristin also shares the cool story of where she found the bus and she takes us through her record buying process. You will also learn about how to get started with listening to vinyl and what equipment you require.
In this episode, Kristin will take you through the challenges that come along with starting a brand new business concept and how you can overcome setbacks. Finally, you will find out what is currently spinning on Kristin's personal turntables.
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Meet Jen Lussier, the CMO of AnyQuip. AnyQuip is taking heavy machinery into the sharing economy. This Calgary-based startup allows owners to easily rent their ideal heavy equipment to companies and individuals requiring this machinery. AnyQuip connects people and allows businesses to improve their bottom line through sharing.
Jen is a fearless and motivated entrepreneur. In this fun episode, you will hear the story of where the idea came from, and you will get a sneak peek into Jen's day to day life. Jen will also tell you about her experience at SXSW this year. Enjoy this episode with one of Calgary's great entrepreneurs.