Local Entreprenuers in the LIFT network make shift happen!

Heather Evans talking about The Inner Fire – and Heather Evans. A LIFT Podcast interview.

Heather Evans owns and operates The Inner Fire with Heather Evans, providing self-care and empowerment coaching for women. Based in the Comox Valley, Heather works with clients on a local and global basis. Listen to the podcast to find out how Heather’s approach to coaching is innovative and inspiring! Note: Heather will be inviting your help to grow The Inner Fire at an upcoming BizOnDeck, the Island’s only regular business development focus group. Find tickets to this, and other BizOnDeck Focus Group workshops, networking events, and more at our events page at LIFTevents.ca. You can find out more about Heather and her business by listening to this podcast. You can contact Heather by visiting The Inner Fire with Heather Evans on the LIFT Vancouver Island Local Business Directory at http://liftstartups.ca/listing/theinnerfire (BTW Heather has a great LIFT VIP Offer for Vancouver Island entrepreneurs who are part of the LIFT community –

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Helen Whitaker talks about Secure Vision Mobile Optical. A LIFT Podcast interview

Helen Whitaker owns and operates Secure Vision Mobile Optical. Based in the Comox Valley, Secure Vision Mobile Optical services a region stretching from Campbell River in the north, Powell River in the east, and down to Duncan and the Cowichan Valley in the south. A licensed optician, Helen’s innovation is to bring her services into your home, place of work, where you go for coffee, or wherever is convenient for you. You can find out more about Secure Vision Mobile Optical by listening to this podcast, and by visiting Secure Vision Mobile Optical on the LIFT Vancouver Island Local Business Directory at https://liftstartups.ca/listing/secure-vision-optical/ If you’re a LIFT member, be sure to check the directory listing for the LIFT VIP Offer, helping to make your glasses more affordable. NOTE: Helen will be pitching Secure Vision Mobile Optical at a BizOnDeck Focus Group workshop on March 20, 2019. Get your tickets for this event –

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LIFT Podcast: Catherine Temple talks about GO Hiking Vancouver Island – and Catherine Temple

Catherine Temple is a serial entrepreneur living in Campbell River. Starting with tourism-based businesses, Catherine has expanded into servicing the North Island’s growing local business sector with the GO Campbell River initiative. Most recently, she’s translating her passion for the Island’s outdoors into the GO Hiking Vancouver Island venture.  Our conversation started with GO Hiking, rambled through Catherine’s tourism businesses, delved into her health challenges, and finished with an inspiring vision for  Vancouver Island. Enjoy! FMI about GO Hiking Vancouver Island join the Facebook group discussion at http://facebook.com/groups/222350585311770/ FMI about GO Campbell River and to contact Catherine see http://gocampbellriver.com GO Hiking Vancouver Island is a LIFT Solution Sponsor. GET FEATURED ON VANCOUVER ISLAND’S LOCAL BUSINESS PODCAST LIFT Podcasts are one of the ways we’re LIFTing entrepreneurs and local businesses on the Island. To get your business or venture featured in a LIFT Podcast see http://bit.ly/FMIaboutLIFTPodcastsFMI about LIFT see http://LIFTStartups.ca More

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Thealzel Lee talks about VANTEC. A LIFT Podcast episode

Thealzel Lee is the Founder & President of E-Fund and VP Operations for the VANTEC Angel Network in Vancouver. Thealzel will be pitching the VANTEC and E-Fund opportunities to Vancouver Island entrepreneurs at an upcoming BizOnDeck Focus Group workshop. I interviewed her about VANTEC as part of LIFT’s work to bring “thinking BIGger” resources to our Island entrepreneur community. For more information on VANTEC see http://vantec.ca. Powered by Eventbrite Sign up for the BizOnDeck Focus Group workshop with Thealzel Lee and VANTEC via our events page: http://bit.ly/LIFTevents ~ hpm,Founder of LIFT Startups and the Vancouver Island Business Directory Top 10, Best Innovation, Small Business BC 2019 Best in BC, Entrepreneur Promotion, Startup Canada Awards 2018 Best Social Media Organization, Readers’ Choice (Comox Valley Record) 2018, 2017, 2016. Find more LIFT Podcast interviews here at http://liftpodcast.ca/. Subscribe to LIFT Podcast via iTunes here: http://bit.ly/iTunesLIFTPodcasts

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LIFT Podcast: Dana Cannam talks about QMOD – and Dana Cannam

Dana Cannam is a technology innovator. He’s moved his company, QMOD, from the Netherlands to Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. Now he’s working to put QMOD sustainable energy kits into the hands of students everywhere – to inspire new solutions to our energy challenges, to help build tech literacy amongst youth, and to help foster a new generation of entrepreneurs. You can find out more about QMOD via their LIFT Vancouver Island Local Business Directory listing. LIFT: An award-winning* promotional network for Vancouver Island entrepreneurs The LIFT Podcast series is one of the ways LIFT is promoting Vancouver Island entrepreneurs. Listen to more stories about Vancouver Island entrepreneurs, and others who are inspiring entrepreneurial success, on our LIFT Podcast series on the LIFT blog, or by subscribing via iTunes. If you’re a LIFT member (Champion or higher) please set up a time for your LIFT Podcast interview. Recent LIFT awards

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We’re excited to be working with Lucky Village Enterprises on WinterpreneurFest4 ?

Every winter LIFT invites Vancouver Island entrepreneurs, local businesses, and creatives to get together for an evening of business and fun. This year we’re working with Lucky Village Enterprises to create something unique and very special for your enjoyment! Free for LIFT members until December 31, 2018. Ready for LIFT VIP benefits? Ready to upgrade your local business to LIFT VIP benefits – like free events and workshops and award-winning promotions at less than $1/day? Apply today and get free tickets to WinterpreneurFest4. FMI about LIFT membership please call HPM at 250-792-1408

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