Venture Zone Podcast

Venture Zone Podcast

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The Venture Zone podcast showcases dynamic entrep…


Painting, pitching and pendants with Yvonne Felix
Jun 26 • 26 min
Kevin Shaw sits down with Yvonne Felix, an artist with Stargardt disease who created a pendant that looks like her blind spot. She talks about the accessibility of fine art, dealing with rejection, and never letting anyone stifle her creativity.
J&K: Let’s be Frank
Jun 19 • 23 min
Big news in this podcast! Kevin Shaw and Jacklyn Gilmor hold listeners in suspense as they talk art, inspiration and finally, the latest project CNIB is doing to boost entrepreneurship. . If you listened to the podcast, you’ll know what the form is for!…
Guest Special - Kevin Shaw: Game Update
May 24 • 6 min
Kevin Shaw takes over the Venture Zone podcast to give you an update on our brand new Venture Zone Game: how you can contact us, review the app, and what people are saying (psst: it’s good stuff!) If you haven’t already, download the game on your iPhone!…
J&K: We have an app!
May 15 • 24 min
We’re excited to bring our brand new app, the Venture Zone Game to you on the Apple app store in Canada! The game teaches you how to run a business and make money. It’s also fun, engaging and accessible. Kevin Shaw and Jacklyn Gilmor of CNIB’s…
Building the Brand: Live Panel
Mar 29 • 43 min
Join us here at the Venture Zone for our first ever panel meetup: Building the Brand. Hear from digital marketing and branding experts Trista DeVries and Brenda Van Ginkel and freelance social media manager Paula Fletcher. This podcast was recorded live…
Innovation and inspiration with the iHabilitation man
Feb 11 • 17 min
Tom Dekker is the founder of iHabilitation Canada, a company that offers learning tools to help people with sight loss navigate their iPhone. Have a listen as he talks about his passion for teaching and why the iPhone is life-changing.
J&K: Building a Good Team
Feb 4 • 11 min
Jacklyn Gilmor sits down with Kevin Shaw to talk about finding the right people, firing the wrong ones, and the sticky question of whether to hire family and friends. Kevin Shaw is the Program Manager for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at CNIB. He’s also a…
Skateboards, sight loss and speaking out with Brett Devloo
Dec 13, 2018 • 9 min
When Brett Devloo lost his sight at 17, he hopped on his skateboard and made a plan: keep going and do what he loves. Now he’s making music videos, a clothing line, and running a non-profit to donate iPads to kids with sight loss. Listen as Brett talks…