Courtney Boyd Myers (aka CBM) is the co-founder of AKUA, a business on a mission to bring sustainable sea greens to the consumer market through kelp jerky. After learning about the immense environmental benefits of ocean farming kelp, CBM made it her mission to create a commercial want. She saw a clear market need for tasty, healthy, plant based jerky, thus AKUA was born. Brian and CBM discuss the benefits of sustainable ocean farming, how to communicate your brand story, and the importance of marketing. There’s a lot to learn in this episode so keep your ears open. To learn more about the benefits of kelp on both your body and the environment check out AKUA @lifeakua on Instagram or at akua.co. You can keep up with CBM and her kitesurfing adventures @CBM on Instagram and on Twitter.
To get further inspired check out @away and their founder Jen Rubio @jennifer or @thisisaday for all your travel and sustainable fashion needs. If you’re into girls being given the opportunity to shape the future of tech check out kodewithklossy.com to learn more about how Karlie Kloss is paving the way for more female engineers. Till next week!