7 episodes

The Venture Zone podcast showcases dynamic entrepreneurs who are blind or partially sighted and curates expert advice about successfully running a business.

Venture Zone Podcast CNIB

    • Business
    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

The Venture Zone podcast showcases dynamic entrepreneurs who are blind or partially sighted and curates expert advice about successfully running a business.

    Painting, pitching and pendants with Yvonne Felix

    Painting, pitching and pendants with Yvonne Felix

    Kevin Shaw sits down with Yvonne Felix, an artist with Stargardt disease who created a pendant that looks like her blind spot. She talks about the accessibility of fine art, dealing with rejection, and never letting anyone stifle her creativity.

    • 26 min
    J&K: Let's be Frank

    J&K: Let's be Frank

    Big news in this podcast! Kevin Shaw and Jacklyn Gilmor hold listeners in suspense as they talk art, inspiration and finally, the latest project CNIB is doing to boost entrepreneurship.
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    If you listened to the podcast, you'll know what the form is for! If you're a creative or artisan looking to take advantage of our opportunity, fill out the form here: https://tinyurl.com/yywxa4qx. Questions? Email entrepreneurship@cnib.ca.
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    Music: Road Trip by Joakim Karud @joakimkarud
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    • 23 min
    Guest Special - Kevin Shaw: Game Update

    Guest Special - Kevin Shaw: Game Update

    Kevin Shaw takes over the Venture Zone podcast to give you an update on our brand new Venture Zone Game: how you can contact us, review the app, and what people are saying (psst: it's good stuff!) If you haven't already, download the game on your iPhone!
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    Music: Road Trip by Joakim Karud @joakimkarud
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    • 6 min
    J&K: We have an app!

    J&K: We have an app!

    We're excited to bring our brand new app, the Venture Zone Game to you on the Apple app store in Canada! The game teaches you how to run a business and make money. It's also fun, engaging and accessible. Kevin Shaw and Jacklyn Gilmor of CNIB's entrepreneurship program sit down to walk you through the game and get an up-close experience with it. Download it today on the app store!
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    Music: Road Trip by Joakim Karud @joakimkarud
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    • 24 min
    Building the Brand: Live Panel

    Building the Brand: Live Panel

    Join us here at the Venture Zone for our first ever panel meetup: Building the Brand. Hear from digital marketing and branding experts Trista DeVries and Brenda Van Ginkel and freelance social media manager Paula Fletcher. This podcast was recorded live at the GTA Community Hub in Toronto in February. Stay tuned for more meetups!

    Music: Road Trip by Joakim Karud https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud
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    • 43 min
    J&K: Building a Good Team

    J&K: Building a Good Team

    Jacklyn Gilmor sits down with Kevin Shaw to talk about finding the right people, firing the wrong ones, and the sticky question of whether to hire family and friends. Kevin Shaw is the Program Manager for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at CNIB. He's also a serial entrepreneur, who knows the ins and outs of running your own business. Hit play to learn how you can build a good team!

    • 11 min

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Great find

Great host and the soundscape is fantastic!

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