PODCAST: Local teenagers launch new business, win Jr. Dragons Den.
About the podcast: The You can do that here! podcast is produced by Andrew Zwicker of AZcreative for the Kootenay Association for Science and Technology. The podcast is a weekly series of 30 minute conversations with some of the most innovative and successful entrepreneurs in the Kootenays. They say the best way to learn is to learn from the best and those that have been there and done that. We’ve saved you the trouble of sitting down with many of the best, and brought them to you online, on demand. For any entpreneur or aspiring entreprenuer out there, these episodes are chock full of inspiration, learning and advice.
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Starting from scratch, Tim Baldwin and Jordan Stroble from Trail, BC wanted to start their own business. The idea of being their own boss was appealing, and they had the drive, talent and energy to make it happen. The rest, could be learned along the way.
Combining their love of digital media, graphic design, and action adventure sports, the pair started making up shirt designs, and filming their friends wearing their goods in the mountains of The Rossland Range. Taking advantage of the opportunity a grade 11 class provided them, they went full steam on launching Ebon Supply Co. and hace since gone on to win the Jr. Dragon’s Den Contest.
Their story is inspiring and is chaulk full of lessons for even the most seasoned entrepreneurs to learn from. Click play on the image above to listen to their story.