207: From managing projects, now providing an all-in-one issue resolution across the world with over 18k locations. Became the first operations platform that is designed for the complexity of a multi-location business with 13 FTEs. (Yulia Vasilyeva) canada fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud technology May 09, 2022

In this episode, I interview Yulia Vasilyeva, Founder and CEO of Intelocate based in Toronto, Canada. Yulia has set up her own software program operations platform to help multi-location businesses streamline task management, issue resolution, and communications operations.

From being a project...

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185: Co-founded an immigration consulting firm in 2014, aged 33. With her experience in IT and project management, able to grow the firm from 1 to 4 offices with 57 FTEs, client satisfaction of 98%, and 20% growth per year. (Marilene Quintana) canada fte 51-100 immigration podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Feb 21, 2022

In this episode, I interview Marilene Quintana, the Co-founder of e-Visa Immigration, an immigration consulting firm based in Vancouver, Canada. The firm provides visa and immigration consulting services for people around the world who dream of a better life in Canada. Assists clients from...

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178: Founded a consulting company in 2006, aged 31, helping small business owners with time management and productivity and creating a winning team. For over 15 years in consulting, now a six-figure business with 8 FTEs. (Kris Ward) canada consulting podcast Jan 26, 2022

In this episode, I interview Kris Ward, the Founder of Win The Hour, Win The Day based in Prince Edward Island, Canada. It is a consulting business and together with her team, they help small business owners with time management and productivity. Crushing clients’ demanding schedule is one...

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174: In 2017, launched a digital platform that offers fans discounts and deals from sponsors of their favorite teams & organizations. The first social couponing network in Canada & surpassed 600 businesses & brands offering deals. (Shannon Ferguson) canada fte 6-10 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud technology Jan 12, 2022

In this episode, I interview Shannon Ferguson, the Co-founder and CEO at FanSaves, a digital platform based in Ottawa, Canada that offers fans discounts and deals from sponsors of their favorite teams and organizations. Shannon grew up playing competitive hockey so her experience has grown her...

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173: Started multiple businesses from the age of 19 to his early 20s. Operates his businesses from afar and moves into property & consulting in 2019, helping people take their first step toward financial freedom through investment. (Riley Oickle) canada fte 21-30 podcast real estate sales $5m-$10m aud Jan 09, 2022

In this episode, I interview Riley Oickle, the CEO and Founder of Riley Oickle Investments based in Toronto, Canada. Riley is a Real Estate Investor and Mentor and he is passionate about helping people buy their first income property and manage it profitably. His business offers opportunities...

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169: Aged 27 in 2018, created an online collaboration tool that helps innovation projects come to life by providing the tools and an optimized process all in one platform. From 2 to 10 FTEs in 3 years with thousands of subscribers. (Ro Fernandez) canada fte 1-5 podcast sales <$0.5m aud technology Dec 26, 2021

In this episode, I interview Ro Fernandez, the Co-founder and CEO at Nova Tools, a Vancouver-based online collaboration tool that helps innovation projects come to life by providing the tools and an optimized process all in one platform. The platform has helped numerous teams and made them...

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167: Started a full-service event management company during the outbreak of COVID-19. Helping clients & companies with their virtual events & meetings. From $350,000 to the current sales of $470,000 and with 12-15 FTEs. (Maddy Hearne & McKenzie Day) canada fte 11-20 podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud technology Dec 19, 2021

In this episode, I interview Maddy Hearne and McKenzie Day, the Co-founders of First Class Conferencing Facilitation, a tech startup based in Toronto, Canada. It’s a full-service event management company for virtual events and meetings. The company helps clients and companies with...

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165: In 2014, former vice-president of an integrated marketing firm for 7 years headed out to start a branding design & marketing firm with her skill set. From 2 FTEs, now around 30 with a year-after-year double-digit growth in revenue. (Ute Preusse) branding canada fte 31-40 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Dec 12, 2021

In this episode, I interview Ute Preusse, the Founder and CEO at Will Creative Inc. based in Vancouver, Canada. Will Creative is a small firm that is focused on strategic and creative brand development. They help their clients position their brands in the market and amplify marketing through...

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163: Started private practice out of a need for physiotherapy services for children in 2006, aged 27. From an independent physiotherapist renting a space, has grown services to 10 locations in Canada for over 15 years with 60 FTEs. (Laura Patrick) canada fte 51-100 physiotheraphy podcast sales $10m-$20m aud Dec 05, 2021

In this episode, I interview Laura Patrick, the Founder and CEO of Kids Physio Group based in Vancouver, Canada. Kids Physio is private physiotherapy providing a highly specialized and fun environment helping physically limited children improve function through traditional and play-based...

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162: In 2019, rolled out a Vancouver-based cleantech/energy company, providing a reliable and environmentally friendly energy storage solution. Started off as four co-founders/engineers, now a team of around 16 in two years. (Gurmesh Sidhu) canada fte 11-20 podcast recycling sales $1m-$3m aud Dec 01, 2021

In this episode, I interview Gurmesh Sidhu, the Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Moment Energy, a Vancouver-based cleantech startup repurposing electric vehicle batteries for energy storage. Moment's goal is to provide a reliable and environmentally friendly energy storage solution for our...

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159: The leading timesheet & project management software for creative professionals, started in 2000, from working with people from the agencies, now has a total of 20 team members with thousands of subscribers for over 20 years. (Corina Ludwig) canada fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud technology Nov 21, 2021

In this episode, I interview Corina Ludwig, President at FunctionFox Systems, Inc. based in Victoria, Canada. They offer online timesheets and project management for creative professionals to help them track time and projects and improve workflow. Corina is responsible for overseeing the...

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153: A life-long multipreneur helping business owners with systems and coaching frameworks that simplify their life as a leader. Has owned franchises, started his own and operated businesses since 1994. Bought & sold some along the way. (Pete Mohr) canada consulting fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Oct 31, 2021

In this episode, I interview Pete Mohr, an Entrepreneurial Coach, and Speaker at Simplifying Entrepreneurship based in Elora, Ontario, Canada. Simplifying Entrepreneurship is a coaching company, providing tools, workshops, and programs for business owners to help them succeed in their personal...

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145: While packing for a yoga retreat, got inspired by a garment and launched a fashion brand with no fashion background. Now a seven-figure business and a Certified B Corporation with 30 FTEs & grew last year's sales up to 70%. (Kristi Soomer) canada fashion fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Oct 03, 2021

In this episode, I interview Kristi Soomer, the Founder, and CEO of Encircled, a slow fashion brand based in Toronto, Canada, which makes workwear perfect for active individuals that embrace everyday adventure in style, and in comfort. Encircled is a Certified B Corporation, as sustainability and...

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137: From a side hustler to founding a full-service ghostwriting agency in 2017, helping the world's leaders and doers turn their personal stories into brand assets. Now hitting around the bend of $500,000 in revenue with 10 FTEs. (Pauleanna Reid) canada fte 6-10 marketing podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud Sep 05, 2021

In this episode, I interview Pauleanna Reid, the founder and celebrity ghostwriter at WritersBlok, a full-service ghostwriting agency based in Toronto, Canada that helps high-profile leaders and doers turn their personal stories into brand assets. Pauleanna is widely known as a journalist...

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134: Launched an email management service in 2017, found incredible growth in just 6 months by managing 10 clients with a profit of $10k/month. By 2020 to early 2021, the company scales up to $50k/month by targeting 15-50 clients. (Yaro Starak) canada email assistants fte 6-10 online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Aug 25, 2021

In this episode, I interview Yaro Starak, the Co-founder at InboxDone, a company that offers email assistants for busy entrepreneurs. This email management service is based in Montreal, Canada, an expert in organizing messages and creating follow-up systems to direct representation of their...

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131: With years of sales & marketing experience gained at technology firms, founded a company in 2007, aged 52, dedicated to helping partners create marketing. Generated up to $7 million in revenue with 70 FTEs for over 13 years. (Gail Mercer-Mackay) canada fte 51-100 marketing podcast sales $10m-$20m aud Aug 15, 2021

In this episode, I interview Gail Mercer-Mackay, the Founder and CEO of Mercer-Mackay Digital Solutions based in the province of Ontario, Canada. The company is dedicated to helping technology companies market their brands through storytelling using website copy, blogs, case studies, eBooks, and...

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129: Aged 37 in 2013, co-founded a book publishing company to help non-fictional authors and companies with their publishing activities. From $100,000 revenue in the 1st year, now at mid-seven figures & 20 FTEs growth for over 8 years. (Trena White) book publishing canada fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Aug 08, 2021

 

In this episode, I interview Trena White, the Co-founder, and Principal of Page Two based in Vancouver, Canada. Page Two is a book publishing company that helps non-fiction authors publish brilliant books, and helps organizations with their publishing activities. 

With over 10 years...

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125: In 2008, she joined her business partner to start a technology company, delivering virtual collaboration experiences for life sciences companies. From 10-20% annual growth to over 250% since the hit of Covid-19 & works with 40 FTE. (Natalie Yeadon) canada digital marketing fte 31-40 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Jul 25, 2021

In this episode, I interview Natalie Yeadon, the Co-founder, and CEO of Impetus Digital, a company that designs and builds privately branded online healthcare communities for stakeholder engagement through its fully customizable and very own platform, multilingual interface, and its robust,...

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123: A former physiotherapist and elite-level athlete, founded an environmental nonprofit organization in 1999, aged 32. From a $1,800 to $5 million budget garnered from donations, 20 FTE & currently working with 750 large companies. (Nicole Rycroft) canada environement fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Jul 18, 2021

In this episode, I interview Nicole Rycroft, the Founder and the Executive Director of CanopyPlanet, an award-winning environmental nonprofit organization based in Vancouver, Canada, dedicated to protecting the world’s forests, species, and climate. Canopy works collaboratively with brands...

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122: In 2008, left his job as an implementation consultant and started a small business, aged 27, a marketing technology consulting firm that focuses on the automation platform. With 30-40% annual growth & 25 FTEs for over 13 years. (Mike Geller) canada fte 21-30 marketing podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Jul 14, 2021

In this episode, I interview Mike Geller, the co-founder and President of Tegrita, a marketing technology consulting firm based in Canada that enables clients’ marketing strategies through marketing automation and technology. The company has helped clients who begin with small projects and...

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121: Aged 32 in 2016, incorporated a digital marketing agency, started with 3 clients and years later had increased by 400%, now a multi-award winning marketing agency with 7 FTEs equivalent & from revenue growth 350% in 5 years. (Erica Hakonson) canada fte 6-10 marketing podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jul 11, 2021

In this episode, I interview Erica Hakonson, the Principal and Founder of Maven Collective Marketing, a digital marketing agency based in Vancouver, Canada, working with B2B software and services companies to transform their marketing to measurably improve your results. The agency brings the...

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115: Aged 35 in 2003, had an opportunity to start up an integrated communications agency that gives clients a competitive marketing advantage. Started with a multimillion-dollar client & grew 3 FTE to 50 FTE in 18 years. (Susan Groeneveld) canada fte 41-50 marketing podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Jun 20, 2021

In this episode, I interview Susan Groeneveld, the Co-founder of WS | Marketing With Soul based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. WS is an integrated communications agency that gives clients a competitive marketing advantage by means of finding solutions to marketing complexities. Susan is an expert...

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113: Founded Canada's first flower recycling company in 2014, helping corporations by repurposing events and fundraising florals. Diverted 93 tons of floral waste from landfills & over 150,000 bouquets donated since 2014. (Kalynn Crump) canada environement fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jun 14, 2021

In this episode, I interview Kalynn Crump, the Founder of ReBLOOM, Canada’s first flower recycling company that helps corporations by repurposing events and fundraising florals, converting waste into bouquets for charities, non-profits, and hospices across Canada. A distinctive company...

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104: With over 17 yrs of experience in running IT companies, incorporated a remote recruitment agency to help companies hire remote employees. From being the only employee to now having 42 FTE & grew revenue by 30% or 40% every year. (Sharon Koifman) canada fte 41-50 podcast recruitment sales $3m-$5m aud May 12, 2021

In this episode, I interview Sharon Koifman, the Founder of DistantJob based in Montreal, Canada. DistantJob is a remote recruiting agency that specializes in helping companies hire remote employees. They are the best in finding talents and career-driven individuals offering them...

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