24 episodes

LIFT Startups is a collaborative business and marketing network on Vancouver Island. We're bringing entrepreneurs together to "hustle help" and we're making shift happen! Our podcast will feature interviews with members, visiting speakers, anyone who is interested in helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses.

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LIFT Startups is a collaborative business and marketing network on Vancouver Island. We're bringing entrepreneurs together to "hustle help" and we're making shift happen! Our podcast will feature interviews with members, visiting speakers, anyone who is interested in helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses.

    Fabien Gendron talks about Duncan and Co. – and Fabien Gendron!

    Fabien Gendron talks about Duncan and Co. – and Fabien Gendron!

    Fabien Gendron works with Duncan and Co., an accounting firm based in the Comox Valley, 

    You can find out more by listening to this podcast. 

    Contact Fabien and Dunca and Co. directly via https://duncanandco.ca



    GET YOUR BUSINESS FEATURED ON VANCOUVER ISLAND'S LOCAL BUSINESS PODCAST

    LIFT Podcasts are one of the ways we're LIFTing entrepreneurs and local businesses on the Island.


    To get your business or venture featured in a LIFT Podcast see http://bit.ly/FMIaboutLIFTPodcasts

    FMI about LIFT see http://LIFTStartups.ca

    Find more LIFT Podcast interviews here: http://liftpodcast.ca/

    Subscribe to LIFT Podcast via iTunes here: http://bit.ly/iTunesLIFTPodcasts


    Enjoy!

    ~ hpm, on behalf of the leadership team at LIFT Startups and the Vancouver Island Business Directory


    TOP 10, Innovation, Small Business BC Awards, 2019

    Winner, Best in BC, Entrepreneur Promotion, Startup Canada Awards, 2018

    Best Local Social Media Organization, Comox Valley Record Readers' Choice 2018, 2017, 2016

    • 55 min
    Heather Evans talking about The Inner Fire - and Heather Evans. Another inspiring conversation with a Vancouver Island's entrepreneur!

    Heather Evans talking about The Inner Fire - and Heather Evans. Another inspiring conversation with a Vancouver Island's entrepreneur!

    Heather Evans owns and operates The Inner Fire with Heather Evans, providing self-care and empowerment coaching for women. Based in the Comox Valley, Heather works with clients on a local and global basis. Listen to the podcast to find out how Heather's approach to coaching is innovative and inspiring! 

    You can find out more by listening to this podcast. You can contact Heather by visiting The Inner Fire with Heather Evans on the LIFT Vancouver Island Local Business Directory at http://liftstartups.ca/listing/theinnerfire/ (BTW Heather has a great LIFT VIP Offer for Vancouver Island entrepreneurs who are part of the LIFT community - check it out!) 



    GET YOUR BUSINESS FEATURED ON VANCOUVER ISLAND'S LOCAL BUSINESS PODCAST

    LIFT Podcasts are one of the ways we're LIFTing entrepreneurs and local businesses on the Island.


    To get your business or venture featured in a LIFT Podcast see http://bit.ly/FMIaboutLIFTPodcasts
    FMI about LIFT see http://LIFTStartups.ca
    Find more LIFT Podcast interviews here: http://liftpodcast.ca/
    Subscribe to LIFT Podcast via iTunes here: http://bit.ly/iTunesLIFTPodcasts

    Enjoy!

    ~ hpm, 

    Founder of LIFT Startups and the Vancouver Island Business Directory


    TOP 10, Innovation, Small Business BC Awards, 2019
    Winner, Best in BC, Entrepreneur Promotion, Startup Canada Awards, 2018
    Best Local Social Media Organization, Comox Valley Record Readers' Choice 2018, 2017, 2016

    • 55 min
    Helen Whitaker talks about Secure Vision Mobile Optical - and Helen Whitaker! A LIFT Podcast interview

    Helen Whitaker talks about Secure Vision Mobile Optical - and Helen Whitaker! A LIFT Podcast interview

    Helen Whitaker owns and operates Secure Vision Mobile Optical. Based in the Comox Valley, Secure Vision Mobile Optical services a region stretching from Campbell River in the north, Powell River in the east, and down to Duncan and the Cowichan Valley in the south. A licensed optician, Helen's innovation is to bring her services into your home, place of work, where you go for coffee, or wherever is convenient for you. You can find out more about Secure Vision Mobile Optical by listening to this podcast, and by visiting Secure Vision Mobile Optical on the LIFT Vancouver Island Local Business Directory at https://liftstartups.ca/listing/secure-vision-optical/

    If you're a LIFT member, be sure to check the directory listing for the LIFT VIP Offer, helping to make your glasses more affordable.



    GET YOUR BUSINESS FEATURED ON VANCOUVER ISLAND'S LOCAL BUSINESS PODCAST

    LIFT Podcasts are one of the ways we're providing award-winning promotional support for entrepreneurs and local businesses on the Island.

    To get your business or venture featured in a LIFT Podcast see http://bit.ly/FMIaboutLIFTPodcasts

    FMI about LIFT see http://LIFTStartups.ca

    Find more LIFT Podcast interviews here: http://liftpodcast.ca/

    Subscribe to LIFT Podcast via iTunes here: http://bit.ly/iTunesLIFTPodcasts

    Enjoy!

    ~ hpm, 

    Founder of LIFT Startups and the Vancouver Island Business Directory


    TOP 10, Innovation, Small Business BC Awards, 2019
    Winner, Best in BC, Entrepreneur Promotion, Startup Canada Awards, 2018
    Best Local Social Media Organization, Comox Valley Record Readers' Choice 2018, 2017, 2016

    • 27 min
    Catherine Temple talks about GO Hiking Vancouver Island - and Catherine Temple

    Catherine Temple talks about GO Hiking Vancouver Island - and Catherine Temple

    Catherine Temple is a serial entrepreneur living in Campbell River. Starting with tourism-based businesses, Catherine has expanded into servicing the North Island's growing local business sector with the GO Campbell River initiative. Most recently, she's translating her passion for the Island's outdoors into the GO Hiking Vancouver Island venture.

    Our conversation started with GO Hiking, rambled through Catherine's tourism businesses, delved into her health challenges, and finished with an inspiring vision for  Vancouver Island. Enjoy!



    FMI about GO Hiking Vancouver Island join the Facebook group discussion at http://facebook.com/groups/222350585311770/
    FMI about GO Campbell River and to contact Catherine see http://gocampbellriver.com

    GO Hiking Vancouver Island is a LIFT Solution Sponsor.



    GET FEATURED ON VANCOUVER ISLAND'S LOCAL BUSINESS PODCAST

    LIFT Podcasts are one of the ways we're LIFTing entrepreneurs and local businesses on the Island.

    To get your business or venture featured in a LIFT Podcast see http://bit.ly/FMIaboutLIFTPodcasts

    FMI about LIFT see http://LIFTStartups.ca

    • 41 min
    Thealzel Lee talks about VANTEC

    Thealzel Lee talks about VANTEC

    Thealzel Lee is the Founder & President of E-Fund and VP Operations for the VANTEC Angel Network in Vancouver. Thealzel will be pitching the VANTEC and E-Fund opportunities to Vancouver Island entrepreneurs at an upcoming BizOnDeck Focus Group workshop. I interviewed her about VANTEC as part of LIFT's work to bring "thinking BIGger" resources to our Island entrepreneur community.

    For more information on VANTEC see http://vantec.ca.


    ~ hpm,
    Founder of LIFT Startups and the Vancouver Island Business Directory


    Top 10, Best Innovation, Small Business BC 2019
    Best in BC, Entrepreneur Promotion, Startup Canada Awards 2018
    Best Social Media Organization, Readers' Choice (Comox Valley Record) 2018, 2017, 2016.



    Find more LIFT Podcast interviews here at http://liftpodcast.ca/.

    Subscribe to LIFT Podcast via iTunes here: http://bit.ly/iTunesLIFTPodcasts

    • 12 min
    Dana Cannam talks about QMOD - and Dana Cannam. A LIFT Podcast episode.

    Dana Cannam talks about QMOD - and Dana Cannam. A LIFT Podcast episode.

    Dana Cannam is a technology innovator. He's moved his company, QMOD, from the Netherlands to Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. Now he's working to put QMOD sustainable energy kits into the hands of students everywhere - to inspire new solutions to our energy challenges, to help build tech literacy amongst youth, and to help foster a new generation of entrepreneurs.

    You can find out more about QMOD via their LIFT Vancouver Island Local Business Directory listing.



    LIFT: An award-winning* promotional network for Vancouver Island entrepreneurs 

    The LIFT Podcast series is one of the ways LIFT is promoting Vancouver Island entrepreneurs. 

    Listen to more stories about Vancouver Island entrepreneurs, and others who are inspiring entrepreneurial success, on our LIFT Podcast series on the LIFT blog, or by subscribing via iTunes.

    If you're a LIFT member (Champion or higher) please set up a time for your LIFT Podcast interview.



    *Top 10, Innovation, Small Business BC Awards 2019
    * Winner, Best in BC, Entrepreneur Promotion, Startup Canada Awards, May 2018
    * Winner, Best Local Socal Media Organization, Comox Valley Record Readers' Choice Awards 2016, 2017, 2018 

    • 46 min

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