In this issue
1. Later came out of a 2013 hackathon. How did that translate into a business? The concept that Ray Walia, Jesse Heaslip, and I had when starting Launch Academy quickly gained momentum in 2012 when we added cofounders Alex Chuang and Mike Edwards. It's a nonprofit, physical space to allow tech entrepreneurs in Vancouver to come together, that we started in 2012.
Mechanical engineer and outdoor gear designer Cam Shute quit an industry job and went freelance two winters ago, just as the coronavirus pandemic was poised to send the global economy into hibernation. After spending 18 years with Vancouver-based ski and winter gear company G3, the last four as director of product responsible for conception, development and innovation, Shute was ready...