Month: May 2017
Nicole Bassett was a film and video editing professional in a past life, but she decided to follow her passion for the outdoors and sustainability. She used that passion to start her new company: Renewal Workshop, which seeks to redefine waste in the apparel industry.
On this episode, we chat with Nicole on how she fell in love with the outdoors, why she started Renewal Workshop and how the average individual can get involved and help make the world more sustainable.
David Williams is a serial entrepreneur, CEO, and startup investor. Dave has had some incredible experiences From Rafting roaring rapids in Africa, Scuba diving along the Great Barrier Reef, Nightclubbing in Ibiza, to Walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain — twice. Dave Williams truly lives for life experiences, and today, he shares the story of why those experiences were crucial step in making him a better entrepreneur.
From the Dot Com days to navigating a recession, Dave has endured the cycles of entrepreneurship for nearly twenty years. He created, lead, and exited two successful startups, 360i and BLiNQ Media and now serves as an angel investor, advisor, mentor through Global Ad Ventures, and most recently, founded his latest startup called NomadX, a brilliant way to share his passion for traveling and entrepreneurship with all those brave enough to take the first step.
Tom Mulliez is the founder of iTrekkers: an online platform that enables outdoor adventures by connecting the public to expert guides in Florida.
During this episode, we chat with Tom on how he fell in love with the outdoors, how he transitioned his life path and how he built his outdoor company iTrekkers.
Rick Ridgeway is Patagonia’s Vice President of Environmental Affairs where he oversees vanguard environmental and sustainability initiatives including Freedom to Roam, Common Threads and the Footprint Chronicles. He also co-founded the Sustainable Apparel Coalition. In addition to business, Rick is recognized as a mountaineer and adventurer, making the first American ascent of K2. He has produced and directed several documentary films, written dozens of magazine articles and six books. National Geographic recently honored him with its “Lifetime Achievement in Adventure” award.
During this episode, we chat with Rick on how he fell in love with the outdoors, he recounts some of his most memorable adventures and shares the advice he would give to a younger version of himself.