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A business podcast presented by University Canada West and hosted by Dr Gelareh Farhadian and Dave Keighron. Innovation Fuel features guests with entrepreneurial stories that connect BC businesses with the UCW community. Through weekly episodes, our students gain exposure to the Canadian entrepreneurial scene and local businesses learn about how other companies stay agile and innovative. Learn more about Innovation Fuel www.ucanwest.ca/innovationfuel Learn more about University Canada West www.ucanwest.ca
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On this week’s episode of Innovation Fuel, we welcome Spiro Khouri, CEO at The Gaming Stadium! Spiro joins Dave and Gelareh to discuss his journey as an entrepreneur and the passion he had for gaming at a young age that led to his success in the industry. Spiro also talks about his goal of connecting fans and brands by creating faster Esports experiences for the future of gaming.
 On this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, we welcome Kerry Gibson, the President of EcoCentury Technologies and VP of Strategic Partnerships for ZiphyCare, who is also a current MBA student at University Canada West. Kerry joins Dave and Gelareh to discuss her journey and address areas of a sustainable model that keeps people healthy at home. Kerry also talks about Nutrition through Engagement and Agricultural Technologies (N-EAT) and its impact as a Pacific Water Research Centre project that works with diverse First Nation communities in British Columbia.
The Reality Check

The Reality Check

2021-09-2133:28

On this week’s episode of Innovation Fuel, we welcome Greg Ryder, Co-Founder and Vice President of Operations at Bam Digital! Greg joins Dave and Gelareh to discuss strategic decision-making and Bam Digital’s design and engineering strategy-based solutions. Greg also talks about Bam Digital’s clients, services and approach in creating digital solutions for the real estate industry.
In this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, we welcome back Curtis Campbell, Vice-President of Business Markets at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)! Curtis joins Dave and Gelareh to share insights on the different ways RBC can help clients with their businesses. Curtis also discusses RBC’s data protection and the finance and banking support offered to help clients make effective decisions.
A Look Into The Future

A Look Into The Future

2021-08-2427:20

In this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, we welcome Curtis Campbell, Vice-President of Business Markets for the BC Region at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)! Curtis joins Dave and Gelareh to share highlights from his journey over the last 24 years at RBC. Curtis discusses business health and the continuous aim to educate, support and advise his business clients while maximizing value.🎙  
Reaping The Rewards

Reaping The Rewards

2021-08-1736:23

In this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, we are excited to welcome Shirin Saleh, Managing Broker at 88West Realty. Shirin joins Dave and Gelareh to share her amazing journey on how she entered the world of real estate. 🏡Shirin also shares with us the tools she uses to help her better understand the needs of each client. 
The Gifted House

The Gifted House

2021-08-1024:44

In this week’s episode of Innovation Fuel, we welcome back Chris Hobbs, Founder and President of TTT Studios, who joins Dave and Gelareh to discuss the talent management process.Chris also shares the hiring process and opportunities that TTT Studios has to offer for those wanting to work for a startup company.
The Magical Experience

The Magical Experience

2021-08-0329:20

In this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, Chris Hobbs, Founder and President of TTT Studios, joins Dave and Gelareh to discuss how to improve the user journey through a UX and UI design strategy. Chris also shares the design process and his experience working with industry leaders to solve their problems through technology.  
Top Secret

Top Secret

2021-07-2733:09

In this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, we welcome back Raghwa Gopal, President and CEO of Innovate BC. Raghwa joins Dave and Gelareh to discuss the BC Government's funding and support process, in addition to highlighting some of the different accelerators within Canada.
Learning Curves

Learning Curves

2021-07-2031:13

In this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, Abbie Morris, Marketing Director and Founder of FarOut Wilderness, joins hosts Dave and Gelareh! Abbie shares her entrepreneurial journey and the two key products she currently offers: Vancouver Island Roof Top Tents and FarOut Wilderness.
The Venture Journey

The Venture Journey

2021-07-1331:35

In this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, we are excited to welcome back Brazilian entrepreneur Ingrid Polini! Dave, Gelareh and Ingrid discuss how to find accelerators and the benefits of finding a mentor, networking opportunities and startup pitches.   
Global Connections

Global Connections

2021-07-0621:50

In this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, Anita Huberman, CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade, joins hosts Dave and Gelareh to discuss the world of trade and resources in British Columbia. They also discuss the Surrey International Trade Centre, where they create global business connections within a digital environment.
The Wake Up Call

The Wake Up Call

2021-06-2929:11

In this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, Paul Brassard is back to discuss the different types of fundraising for startups and the trick to finding strategic investors. Dave, Gelareh and Paul also talk about unlocking the Vancouver startup landscape and community.
The Big Push

The Big Push

2021-06-2242:48

In this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, Samarth Mod, CEO of FreshWorks Studio, talks about his entrepreneurial journey and the challenges he faced launching a tech startup as a student. Sam, Gelareh and Dave discuss what Sam learned along the way and how that journey motivated him to become an entrepreneur.
The Startup Therapist

The Startup Therapist

2021-06-1540:141

On this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, Paul Brassard, Managing Partner and Founder of Volition, discusses his entrepreneurial journey and the first-hand experiences that led to him becoming a Master Pitch and Presentation Coach. Dave, Gelareh and Paul further discuss Investor Pitching as a career and the problems Volition solves in creating networks and opportunities for collaboration and knowledge sharing across startup sectors and stakeholders.
In this week’s episode of Innovation Fuel, guest Carrie Goetz is back to discuss the services she offers and the problems she tackles as Chief Information Technology Officer at StrategITcom. She talks about the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing tech services and discusses providing solutions through data centers and construction management. 
An Honest Legacy

An Honest Legacy

2021-06-0133:03

In this week’s episode of Innovation Fuel, our guest is Carrie Goetz, Chief Information Technology Officer at StrategITcom. Join Dave, Gelareh and Carrie as they discuss the impacts of COVID-19, changes made while staff work from home and gaining employees during a global pandemic. Carrie also talks about the range of services offered at StrategITcom – from strategic planning and design and project implementation to supporting the next generation of talent, with a focus on women, veterans and the trades in tech. Listen now to hear Carrie’s tips for running successful companies and public entities. 
The Startup Of You

The Startup Of You

2021-05-2541:09

In this week’s episode of Innovation Fuel, we hear from Pedram Ataee, an Artificial Intelligence Architect who invented a breakthrough AI algorithm with several US patents. Join Dave, Gelareh and Pedram to hear about how you can become invested in AI and technology and learn the benefits of choosing the right investor for a tech start-up. Listen now to hear Pedram’s strategy for turning an idea into a business!
The Leap In Technology

The Leap In Technology

2021-05-1835:131

On this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, Idan Meir, Co-Founder and CEO of RightHear shares how he started RightHear and how the company uses technology to turn public spaces into accessible environments for people with low vision or orientation challenges. Idan further discusses the process of working with venues to make their public spaces more accessible for people with limited vision.
Beginning of Success

Beginning of Success

2021-05-1128:57

On this week's episode of Innovation Fuel, we welcome back Ralph Kison, a leader in strategy, coaching, leadership and business development. Ralph discusses his consultation process and how he helps clients develop growth and success. Listen now to hear Ralph talk about the free consultations he offers to organizations and professionals to help them excel both personally and in the workplace.
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