Category: Profile

Apr 21
LIFT Podcast talking to Amy Robinson about LOCO BC – and Amy Robinson

Amy Robinson is a social entrepreneur – and the founder of LOCO BC, an NGO that…

Feb 01
BizOnDeck Case Study: Sea Salt Design

Vanessa Raven-Vipond (VRV) owns Sea Salt Design here in the Comox Valley. She grew up…

Nov 29
BizOnDeck entrepreneur case study: Lil Worker Safety Gear and #vizyourkids

LIFT’s BizOnDeck workshops enable entrepreneurs to help each other to grow new…

Oct 29
BizOnDeck entrepreneur case study: Wags Doggy Bags

Over the course of a year LIFT hosts 16 BizOnDeck workshops. In two years that’s…

Mar 01
Innovators: Ron Pogue’s “Alternative Wedding Photography”

His talents earned him one of only three prizes awarded at #WeAreYQQ PitchFest 2016.…

Dec 29
Sandra talks about McLintock’s Water Buffalo Yogurt: A #WeAreYQQ Local Food Profile

Food entrepreneurs are changing the face of farming in the Comox Valley. It’s a…

Oct 22
Lil Worker Safety Gear: innovative kids’ safety gear launches in November 2016

Entrepreneurs are solution-oriented. Where others see a problem, they see an…

Jul 10
Local food entrepreneurs on the high seas: Vancity Seafoods

In the Comox Valley, aka the “land of plenty,” food entrepreneurs are an…

Jun 10
The Speedibin Composter: Innovative garden technology from the Comox Valley

Joyce McMenamon didn’t invent the Speedibin Composter. But she did revive her father’s…

May 26
Island Bison Farm: Food entrepreneurs at the Comox Valley Farmers’ Market

"I grew up wanting to be a rancher," he says. Several years ago his Vancouver-based…