The Lists

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Lambda Science CEO Arman Mottaghi is building homes with AI
Dee Hon

Life Story: Six years ago, when Arman Mottaghi immigrated with his parents from Iran, he had few thoughts about becoming an entrepreneur or going into the construction industry. Today, he’s co-founder and CEO of Lambda Science, a two-year-old Vancouver startup...

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Jessica Luongo wines and dines clients with AmoVino Distributors
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: Some coincidences follow you around for much of your life. Like when you grow up in North Vancouver during the 2010s with a grandfather who runs a wine business called Burrows, Luongo & Associates and a dad who...

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Katherine Backman is scooping up customers with Nora's Non-Dairy
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: The brainchild that would become Nora’s Non-Dairy Ice Cream was hatched on a family trip to Vancouver Island. Katherine Backman had spent years following in the footsteps of her psychologist mother (by majoring in psychology at McGill University)...

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Amin Niri is developing a fitness trainer that fits into your pocket
Dee Hon

Life Story: Amin Niri developed his passion for software from an early age. At 12, he started his own private World of Warcraft servers so he wouldn’t have to pay the game’s monthly fees. “It was really intriguing that I...

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Erin Josephy founded self-care products maker Kismet Industries
Jessica Natale Woollard

Life Story: Entrepreneurship is ingrained in Erin Josephy’s life story. Her grandparents immigrated to Canada from Europe–grandpa from Germany, grandma from Holland– and started a small family farm in Quesnel. With her parents’ help, the business grew into a plant...

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Engineer Lawrence Buchan is helping hospitals with Arbutus Medical
Jessica Natale Woollard

Life Story: While doing a master’s degree in biomedical engineering at UBC, Lawrence Buchan took a class called Engineers in Scrubs, which connects engineers with health-care providers to develop technologies to transform the medical field. Orthopedic surgeons at Vancouver General...

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Arushi Raina works to heal both the body and mind
Jessica Natale Woollard

Life Story: Having lived in seven countries on four continents, Arushi Raina, born in India and raised mostly in South Africa, attributes her fearlessness to being an outsider. She earned a BA in economics and English literature at Vassar College in...

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Eve Laird eats away at the gluten-free cracker market
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: Raised in Nanaimo, Eve Laird found herself working at a Whistler art gallery after studying art history at McGill University. But it wasn’t a good fit, and she was soon looking for something else. That something became two...

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Jeremy Martin is the force behind Loaded Athletics
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: Growing up in Kelowna, Jeremy Martin played sports around the clock, moving seamlessly from football to basketball to rugby. But Martin, who began lifting weights in his physician father’s basement gym when he was 12, started to realize...

Jun 11, 2020
30 Under 30: Ryley Humphry juggles snacks and education fundraising
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: The early stages of Ryley Humphry’s life seemed to go exactly according to plan. Get into UBC; take some time off to model in places like Tokyo and Paris; graduate with a degree in sociology and the most...

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