Ian Robertson

Ian Robertson

Ian is a Portfolio Manager, Director, and Vice President of Vancouver based Odlum Brown Limited, and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Prior to joining Odlum Brown in 1997, he spent five years with the Federal Government, where he held several positions with a financial or economic focus…

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David Sidoo

David Sidoo

Mr. David Sidoo is a successful businessman and innovative industry leader based in Vancouver, B.C. As a businessman, former professional football athlete, and philanthropist, David Sidoo has shattered the mold at every opportunity throughout his trailblazing career. After Mr. Sidoo retired from his football career, he was introduced to the…

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Tara Haddad

Tara Haddad

Tara Haddad is the CEO of Modern Meat. She started Modern Meat and has been building the company from the ground up. Modern Meat focuses on creating plant-based meat alternatives that are non-GMO, soy-free, gluten-free, and even preservative-free. The company went public on June 26, 2020. They started selling their…

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Reece Griffin

Reece Griffin

Reece Griffin the founder of MirrorTrip graduated from the University of Otago in New Zealand with a BCom in Economics and Management, as well as a BSc in Computer Science. Shortly after Reece moved to Vancouver, Canada to reunite with his wife. While based in Vancouver, Reece was involved in…

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Fred Sancilio

Fred Sancilio

Fred Sancilio has spent over 45 years in the pharmaceutical industry as a scientist and entrepreneur. Fred earned a Ph.D. at Rutgers University in New Jersey and in the last couple of years in that program he also worked full time in the research center at Hoffmann-La Roche, a major…

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Mike Ionita

Mike Ionita

Mike Ionita has loved animation for as long as he can remember. From watching Tom & Jerry as a child to playing Street Fighter II as a teenager, Mike Ionita never imagined that he would one day find and lead a video game design studio. Growing up in the rainforest…

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Tatsuya Nakagawa

Tatsuya Nakagawa

Tatsuya “Tats” Nakagawa is more than just an accomplished entrepreneur. He is also an author and expert on innovation and marketing. Apart from that, he is the co-founder of Castagra Products, (a company that has been manufacturing high-adhesion roof coatings) and the host of the Specified Growth Podcast. Castagra helps…

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Andre Nudelman

Andre Nudelman

It’s all about people. Hire the best people. Make sure they are happy and motivated so they can grow your business. Eliminate inefficiencies wherever and whenever possible.   Andre Nudelman is the CEO of Digital Media Academy, based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Prior to immigrating to Canada, Mr. Nudelman had…

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Braden Parker

Braden Parker

Braden co-founded Casca two years ago, marrying his passion and experience with inspirational brands to a cutting-edge, functional product. Jumping in with both feet, he has lead the company through a successful Seed fundraise, set up business operations and built an impressive 10 member team. For the past five years,…

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Kevin Hobbs

Kevin Hobbs

Research your next business venture during down times.   Kevin Hobbs is the CEO of The Vanbex Group & Vanbex Labs, a blockchain based firm based in Vancouver, Canada. Hobbs brings over a decade of management experience to the firm after working in a variety of professional roles. He has…

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