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 ProjectsProjects
    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.
    Registered https://cobuilding.ca, which is going to be a [[Discourse]] forum setup with email.
    10 Unit Apartment Building Costing
    The apartment I currently live in is a 3 story, 10 unit apartment building. I was doing some research and found a similar apartment on West 12th.
    It has a full PDF of rent and expenses, showing that the total annual expenses, including property taxes, is $41K...


    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]].
    AllTheBestRecipesAllTheBestRecipes
    A DiscourseDiscourse
    Discourse is super flexible open source forum software. It’s a top [[Community Tool]].
    forum at https://allthebest.recipes which catalogs recipes, ingredients, and cooking, as well as stores, places and adventures I want to keep track of.
    The Twitter account is @ATBRecipes and gets auto-posted new items from the forum RSS feed.
    Also on Instagram @allthebestrecipes which has a Facebook page attached to it as well.
    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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    [[Berlin...
    . There is a DiscourseDiscourse
    Discourse is super flexible open source forum software. It’s a top Community Tool.
    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.
    Registered https://cobuilding.ca, which is going to be a [[Discourse]] forum setup with email.
    10 Unit Apartment Building Costing
    The apartment I currently live in is a 3 story, 10 unit apartment building. I was doing some research and found a similar apartment on West 12th.
    It has a full PDF of rent and expenses, showing that the total annual expenses, including property taxes, is $41K...

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]].
    AllTheBestRecipesAllTheBestRecipes
    A DiscourseDiscourse
    Discourse is super flexible open source forum software. It’s a top [[Community Tool]].
    forum at https://allthebest.recipes which catalogs recipes, ingredients, and cooking, as well as stores, places and adventures I want to keep track of.
    The Twitter account is @ATBRecipes and gets auto-posted new items from the forum RSS feed.
    Also on Instagram @allthebestrecipes which has a Facebook page attached to it as well.
    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]].
    AllTheBestRecipesAllTheBestRecipes
    A DiscourseDiscourse
    Discourse is super flexible open source forum software. It’s a top [[Community Tool]].
    forum at https://allthebest.recipes which catalogs recipes, ingredients, and cooking, as well as stores, places and adventures I want to keep track of.
    The Twitter account is @ATBRecipes and gets auto-posted new items from the forum RSS feed.
    Also on Instagram @allthebestrecipes which has a Facebook page attached to it as well.
    is where I document food and other local stuff.
    Check the linked references below.
    items, ideally with direct call to purchase

Older Projects