Monthly Archives: March 2017

Episode 143 Hussein Hallak Launch Academy

Hussein in a serial entrepreneur who has built 10 startups. He is a marketer, writer and public speaker at heart. Outside of Launch Academy, he serves as theExecutive Director at TiE Vancouver, Instructor at Capilano University, Tech Panelist on Roundhouse Radio. He has been featured in Forbes, BBC, Entrepreneur, DailyHive (VancityBuzz), Roundhouse Radio, Vancouver Courier and Notable. Hussein is also a startup advisor for several emerging tech startups.

 

 

Episode 142 Peter-Paul Van Hoeken FrontFundr

Peter-Paul has over 15 years of experience in finance, investment management, and business consultancy. He’s held multiple senior management positions with global banks including ABNAMRO Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland in the areas of corporate strategy, commercial and investment banking. Peter-Paul has also held management consultancy roles in Europe. Upon relocating with his family to Canada in 2010, Peter-Paul worked as a consultant for several early stage companies and experienced the challenges that they face in attracting capital. He realized that venture financing was not leveraging technology and in 2013, Peter-Paul founded FrontFundr to address this challenge and take on the opportunity to create the New Capital Market. He also serves as a Director on the National Board of the Private Capital Markets Association of Canada (PCMA). Peter-Paul holds a Master of Science in business economics and finance from Erasmus University Rotterdam, in the Netherlands.
twitter: @petervanhoeken, @frontfundr

Episode 141 Jennifer from MuseFind

Jennifer is the CEO of MuseFind–the standard in influencer marketing. Her expertise spans between her 10 years as a professional soldier and now a thought leader in publications for Forbes, Havas Luxe, Digiday, Microsoft and United Nations on influencer marketing and has presented in both the USA, Canada, and Hong Kong. As CEO of MuseFind, she has now grown the platform from 14.5M impressions to over 70M in under 2 years.
Twitter: @themusefind
Instagram: @musefind