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March 13, 2023

#030- Jim Boccarossa // ProvenAir

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Jim Boccarossa, Founder and CEO of ProvenAir, a service platform that, dynamically generates back-to-birth trace insights for commercial landing gear and other life limited material We s...

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Feb. 27, 2023

#29 - Keely O'Connor // Prosperitas Animation Studio

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Keely O'Connor, storyteller and founder of Prosperitas Animation Studio. Keely is on a mission to harness the power of animation to educate and inspire people to take action on the world's most …

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Feb. 20, 2023

#028 - Gerry Caron // Caron Product Management Consulting

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Gerry Caron, Principal at Caron Product Management Consulting, where he works with senior executives of small to medium-sized tech firms to develop strategies that strengthen product outcomes, processes, and organizations. We speak …

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Feb. 13, 2023

#027 - Nate Shalev // Revel Impact

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Nate Shalev, Founder of Revel Impact a consultancy that specializes in social impact and diversity, equality, & inclusion to help business create a more inclusive culture for teams to th...

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Feb. 6, 2023

#026 - Doug Pick // DAP Ventures

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Doug Pick, serial entrepreneur, investor and founder of DAP Ventures helping to bring products to market, consumer packaged goods consulting and new product development. We speak about C...

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Jan. 23, 2023

#025 - Tom Ward // Epoch

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Tom Ward, CEO and Founder of Epoch, a startup that designs and manufactures high performance electric boats. Tom grew up on and in the water and is passionate about reducing the environm...

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Jan. 16, 2023

#024 - Alex and Jayshan // Stance Fitness

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Alex and Jayshan, Founders of Stance Fitness - a fit tech business bringing wearable enabled SaaS technology to gyms and gym users to effectively track & monitor performance against weig...

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Jan. 9, 2023

#023 - Treion Muller // The Modern Learning Architect

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Treion Muller, CEO and Founder of The Modern Learning Architect, a consultancy that helps L&D companies architect learning experiences that work to change behavior, reduce training costs...

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Dec. 19, 2022

#022 - Rudy Slva Mera // Imagine and Make

On this episode of Year One we speak to Rudy, Founder of Imagine and Make, an online international school for Pre-K to 9 with teachers around the world delivering classes LIVE from the world's greatest landmarks. Rudy talks u...

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Dec. 12, 2022

#021 - Nav Gupta // Chaarmi

On this episode of YearOne, we speak to Nav Gupta, Founder of Chaarmi Worlds Inc. Chaarmi is the “Wordpress” of Metaverse creation and features the fastest, easiest and cost effective no-code metaverse solution available on t...

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Dec. 5, 2022

#020 - Ross Tisdale // Blu Sky Analytical Labs

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Ross Tisdale, President & Co-Founder of Blue Sky Analytical Labs, a laboratory that does Health Canada licensed regulatory compliance testing. Ross shares his journey from Project Manage...

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Nov. 28, 2022

#019 - Anvith Varanasi // Compawnion

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Anvith, serial entrepreneur and Founder of Compawnion, a comprehensive pet health and well-being app. Anvith is an inspirational young man who epitomizes resilience and drive. He speaks ...

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Nov. 21, 2022

#018 - Eduardo Serna // Cardiotrack

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Eduardo, CEO and Co-Founder of Cardiotrack, a company that provides medical devices to help employees and employers better manage staff well-being. Eduardo takes us on a journey from a p...

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Nov. 14, 2022

#017 - Sachin Gulati // TruMath

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Sachin Gulati, Founder of TruMath, an interactive online Math training portal for students. Sachin speaks about how the prevalent spray and pray model in education set him on his path of...

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Nov. 7, 2022

#016 - Melanie Obitz-Bukartek // The Collegiate Writer

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Melanie Obitz-Bukartek, Founder and CEO of The Collegiate Writer, a program that teaches high school seniors how to write stand out college application essays while, at the same time, eq...

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Oct. 31, 2022

#015 - George Pu // SimpleDirect

On this episode of YearOne we chat to George Pu, co-founder and CEO of SimpleDirect, a business that offers buy-now-pay-later programs to the home improvement and healthcare sectors. George speaks about his first failure, loo...

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Oct. 24, 2022

#014 - Girija Ramapriya // Brazen Learning

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Girija, Co-Founder and CEO of Brazen Learning, a platform which brings students into the lesson planning process by allowing them to vote on what they would like to learn. Girija talks a...

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Oct. 18, 2022

#013 - Dan Truman // Duga Digital

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Dan Truman, Founder of Duga Digital, an agency that helps companies optimise their market budget through the use of data. Dan speaks about creating opportunities in a saturated market, b...

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Oct. 10, 2022

#012 - Hayro Hambardzumyan // LRNKEY.com

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Hayro, founder of Lrnkey.com an online education portal that allows coaches to connect with learners through one-on-one live video sessions. Hayro does not sugar coat the journey, he say...

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Oct. 3, 2022

#011 - Manal Siddiqui // Transitional Forms

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Manal, CEO and Co-Founder of Transitional Forms, an interactive entertainment studio-lab in Toronto pioneering the future of intelligent content for the metaverse. Between potty training...

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Sept. 26, 2022

#010 - Sheida Mirjahani // Flowjin

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Sheida, Co Founder of Flowjin, an application that helps creators exchange knowledge with their audience in an unpolished way. Sheida takes us on a journey from full time employment, to ...

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Sept. 19, 2022

#009 - Sonya Gill // THELNK

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Sonya, Founder of ShopTheLNK.com, an online aggregator and lead generation platform that connects consumers with overseas merchants. Sonya takes us on a wild journey from a remote bluebe...

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Sept. 12, 2022

#008- Christopher Tufford // Green Apple Gives

On this episode of Year One we speak to Christopher, serial entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Green Apple Gives, a fundraising platform for organisations of all shapes and sizes. Chris provides valuable insights into asking fo...

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Sept. 5, 2022

#007 - Shannon Law // Aflote

On this episode of YearOne we speak to Shannon, CEO and Founder of Aflote, a digital social club for watercraft owners. Shannon is a kick arse entrepreneur. She is humble, driven, passionate and making waves in the male domin...

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