Boris Mann

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  • Last Edit: October 03, 2020

Current Projects

  • Venture ScoutsVenture Scouts
    Growing the next generation of founders and funders in [[Canada]]
    One of my current [[Projects]]. There is a [[Discourse]] forum at https://venturescouts.ca which anyone can join.
    There are a variety of members-only groups on the site as well, including Pitch Deck Review.
    To Do

    [[TODO]] Kick off peer mentoring: get members to post a peer profile with the topics that they’re interested in providing peer mentorship on, as well as how to get in touch / book some time (e.g. [[Calendly]] link)
    [[...
  • CobuildingCobuilding
    Exploring shared housing options in VancouverVancouver
    The city where I live. I’m in East Van[[ East Van cross by @pixeldan::lmn]].
    [[AllTheBestRecipes]] is where I document food and other local stuff.
    Check the linked references below.
    through [[Community Land Trusts]] (CLT) and other models.
    Nov 27th, 2020: New cobuilding.ca live
    Used [[Forestry]] – sort of, need to go back and edit the settings. The [[Minimal Mistakes]] [[Jekyll]] theme. All on Github Pages directly.
    Sept 16th, 2020: Domain name acquired
    Registered https://cobuilding.ca. Have an Airtable signup form at http://signup.cobuilding.ca to gather information, need to setup more of a landing page.
    April 2020: 10 U...

Backlog

  • Custom Bags in VancouverCustom Bags in Vancouver
    – I want to test my Ship IP Not Product ideas, and make a template for forming a group, designing a bag, and finding local makers and supply chain to make items locally, on demand
  • Community ISP – can we form co-ops and collectives and create community ISPs?
  • Vancouver Local Makers DirectoryVancouver Local Makers Directory
    There isn’t a directory of local artists and other makers in VancouverVancouver
    The city where I live. I’m in East Van[[ East Van cross by @pixeldan::lmn]].
    [[AllTheBestRecipes]] is where I document food and other local stuff.
    Check the linked references below.
    .
    Ideally, this would have a number of goals:

    list local makers
    increase sales to those makers
    connect local supply chains

    What goods are made in Vancouver?
    This is sort of the main question, perhaps connected to “Can I buy X in Vancouver?”.
    Shopify Site, Monthly Specials
    An idea is to build a Shopify site that lists makers.
    Users can browse makers and go directly to their site. Can also subscribe to a mailing list wi...
    – a list of made in VancouverVancouver
    The city where I live. I’m in East Van[[ East Van cross by @pixeldan::lmn]].
    [[AllTheBestRecipes]] is where I document food and other local stuff.
    Check the linked references below.
    items, ideally with direct call to purchase

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