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Ideas, wisdom, and stories from leading visionaries across all industries to help you navigate through life.

Ideas, wisdom, and stories from leading visionaries across all industries to help you navigate through life.

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Canada

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Ideas, wisdom, and stories from leading visionaries across all industries to help you navigate through life.

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English

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5146602886


Episodes

#11 - Stephen Lu: The Future of Healthcare (Part 3)

2/21/2021
Stephen Lu is the 19-year-old Co-founder and Director of Research & Development at the medical startup HeroAI, where he works on building software and systems to automate clinical healthcare. He and his team at HeroAI have worked closely with The Hospital for Sick Children to develop solutions to reduce inefficiencies. What you'll learn in this episode: *DISCLAIMER (Stephen Lu): "I've been really fortunate to be able to learn from the best and to initiate myself in the whole field of...

Duration:00:35:04

#11 - Stephen Lu: The Dangers of Tech in Healthcare (Part 2)

2/20/2021
Stephen Lu is the 19-year-old Co-founder and Director of Research & Development at the medical startup HeroAI, where he works on building software and systems to automate clinical healthcare. He and his team at HeroAI have worked closely with The Hospital for Sick Children to develop solutions to reduce inefficiencies. What you'll learn in this episode: *DISCLAIMER (Stephen Lu): "I've been really fortunate to be able to learn from the best and to initiate myself in the whole field of...

Duration:00:34:51

#11 - Stephen Lu: Humanizing Healthcare Through Tech (Part 1)

2/20/2021
Stephen Lu is the 19-year-old Co-founder and Director of Research & Development at the medical startup HeroAI, where he works on building software and systems to automate clinical healthcare. He and his team at HeroAI have worked closely with The Hospital for Sick Children to develop solutions to reduce inefficiencies. What you'll learn in this episode: *DISCLAIMER (Stephen Lu): "I've been really fortunate to be able to learn from the best and to initiate myself in the whole field of...

Duration:00:38:46

How To Get Into Harvard: David Cao's Journey

1/12/2021
What kind of students does Harvard admit? David Cao is a bioengineering and computer science student at Harvard, freelance content producer, and Co-Creator of Babbl. Being one of the first to be admitted in his class as part of the early applicants, David tells everything he did from extracurriculars and academics, the mindset of a successful applicant, and the real experience once he got to Harvard. Timestamps 2:00 - Overview 2:28 - Life Plan During High School 8:41 - Importance of...

Duration:00:59:15

How Law & Medical Students Are Wasting Their Talent

1/11/2021
Too many smart students go into non-scalable, repetitive jobs notably in law and medicine, obviously with the right reasons. However, David and MingXi raise the importance of entrepreneurship, research, engineering, and innovation that could solve hard problems in the long-run. From #10 - David Cao: Leaving Harvard for 2-Month Road Trip While Building a Social Media App Check out our website!

Duration:00:07:37

The Next Big Thing in Social Media: Audio-Based Platforms

1/11/2021
Harvard student David Cao talks about the potential of a "voice-first social media platform" similar to Twitter and Instagram, but where voice messages and other audio-based content like music and podcasts will be the centrepiece. Babbl, a "voice-to-voice social platform" David and fellow McGill students are building, is currently in beta testing, available for download on the App Store and the Play Store. Try Babbl From #10 - David Cao: Leaving Harvard for 2-Month Road Trip While Building...

Duration:00:08:11

Why This Harvard Student Left College to Go On a Road Trip

1/11/2021
David Cao disenrolled from his Sophomore year at Harvard to go on a road trip around Canada paid for by the government of Canada. From #10 - David Cao: Leaving Harvard for 2-Month Road Trip While Building a Social Media App Check out our website!

Duration:00:12:00

#10 - David Cao: Leaving Harvard for 2-Month Road Trip While Building a Social Media App

1/11/2021
David Cao is a bioengineering and computer science student at Harvard, freelance content producer, and Co-Creator of Babbl. David recently took a gap year to travel Canada on a 2-month-long road trip financed by the government of Canada. He is also building a "voice-first" social media platform called Babbl that puts audio at the centre. What you'll learn in this episode: Chapter 1: Harvard Admission and The Harvard Experience (4:37) Chapter 2: Gap Year and the Roadtrip (1:36:07) Chapter...

Duration:02:34:24

How 19-Year-Old Lucas Raised Nearly $2.5 Million for His Startup

12/22/2020
How do you convince people of an idea to the extent where they'll provide millions of dollars in resources? GoLoot founder and CEO tells the story of how one piece of paper raised $300 000 for his idea, and the mentorship that lead him to where he is now. From #9 - Lucas Béland: Founding a $2.5 Million Startup as a 19-Year-Old Dropout

Duration:00:10:46

The Million Dollar Bet of GoLoot on Mobile Advertising

12/22/2020
Invasive and aggressive mobile advertising is reaching a plateau of effectiveness. So what's the solution? More ads or better ads? Or an entirely new approach? GoLoot's founder and CEO explains the necessary innovation for the future of mobile advertising. From #9 - Lucas Béland: Founding a $2.5 Million Startup as a 19-Year-Old Dropout

Duration:00:11:10

The Importance of CEGEP from a 19-Year-Old Startup Founder and CEO

12/22/2020
How CEGEP (Junior/Senior High) impacted the life of the 19-year-old startup founder and CEO Lucas Béland, who dropped out at 18 to pursue his company full-time. From #9 - Lucas Béland: Founding a $2.5 Million Startup as a 19-Year-Old Dropout

Duration:00:06:58

#9 - Lucas Béland: Founding a $2.5 Million Startup as a 19-Year-Old Dropout

12/20/2020
Lucas Béland is a 19 Years-Old entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Goloot, a startup aiming to revolutionize the world of mobile advertising. Months after turning 18, Lucas raised $300 000 while attending Guy Laliberté's accelerator program, and over $2 million more through Goloot's first rounds of funding later on. To work on the startup full-time, Lucas decided to drop out of CEGEP (High School) and build a team that would attempt to change mobile advertising for the better. Follow The...

Duration:01:50:33

#9 - Lucas Béland: Founding a $3 Million Startup as a 19 Years-Old Dropout

12/19/2020
Lucas Béland is a 19 Years-Old Entrepreneur, founder and CEO of Goloot, a startup aiming to revolutionize the world of mobile advertising. Months after turning 18, Lucas received $300 000 through Guy Laliberté's accelerator program, and around $3 million more through Goloot's first rounds of funding later on. To work on the startup full-time, Lucas decided to drop out of CEGEP (High School) and build a team that would attempt to change mobile advertising for the better. Follow us on...

Duration:01:50:08

#8 - Murat Ayfer: Creating Philosopher AI With World's Most Advanced Natural Language Processing Model

11/7/2020
Murat Ayfer is a computer programmer, product designer, and AI enthusiast. He is also partner and Chief Technology Officer at CEO.ca, a Canadian stock market dashboard. Recently, Murat used OpenAI's latest Natural Language Processing model, GPT-3, to create the AI chatbot Philosopher AI. You can see the AI in action below. Murat also tackles the future of social media platforms, how web design is increasingly overcomplicated, how online communities emerge, and a new model of world-class...

Duration:01:47:54

Welcome to The Visionnaires

10/27/2020
Find The Visionnaires on all major platforms. Follow us on Instagram! Email us at thevisionnairespodcast@gmail.com. YouTube Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts TuneIn Castro Podchaser Deezer Podcast Addict Castbox Pocket Cast Listen Notes

Duration:00:01:36

#7 - Diana Baranga: How Extracurricular Organizations Are Shaping the Future of Education

10/25/2020
Diana Baranga is the Co-founder and CEO of UpstartED, a non-profit "whose programs equip students between the ages of 12 to 18 with the mindsets and skills required to become responsible innovators who build a better world, for all". UpstartED has worked with professionals from reputable organizations in enriching students' learning experience such as Google, Deloitte, Shopify, IBM, Element AI, UPS, SAP, Airbnb, and has also worked with forward-thinking institutions in designing...

Duration:01:28:50

#6 - Philippe Meunier: Leading A World-Class Creative Marketing Agency and Founding a School for Creativity

10/24/2020
Philippe Meunier is the Chief Creative Officer and Co-founder of Sid Lee, one of Canada's leading creative marketing agencies. He is also the Co-founder and Chairman of la Factry, "a school of creativity sciences that forges creative minds capable of finding innovative solutions to contemporary problems". Learn more about Philippe Follow us on Instagram! See the highlights on YouTube

Duration:00:54:00

#5 - Cyril Mani: From Failing School to Winning Canada's Largest Scholarship and Becoming a Rocket Engineer

9/17/2020
Cyril Mani is the Chief Marketing Officer and Engineering Design Lead at Vitol, a startup dedicated to building self-flying long-distance drones transporting emergency supplies to people in need. He is attending McGill University as a Schulich Scholar, working as the Propulsion Project Lead at the McGill Rocket Team. He is also Scientific President of Expo-Sciences/Science Fairs of Greater Montreal. Cyril’s LinkedIn Follow us on Instagram! Check out our website! References Joe Rogan &...

Duration:01:38:33

#4 - Alishba Imran: Working With Big Tech Companies at 17 and Solving the World's Hard Problems

9/13/2020
Alishba Imran is a 17-year-old machine learning and blockchain developer who has worked with organizations such as IBM, TD Bank, Ethereum, Hanson Robotics, and more. She is a member of the human accelerator program The Knowledge Society and of the Masason Foundation, a program founded by SoftBank CEO and Founder Masayoshi Son. She recently co-founded Voltx, building software to accelerate energy storage testing for research and development and production by up to 96%. Alishba's...

Duration:01:01:41

#3 - Kim Nguyen: From Shooting War Movies in Congo to Attending the Oscars

9/13/2020
Kim Nguyen is an Oscar-nominated film director and screenwriter known for War Witch (2012), Le Nez (2014), Two Lovers and a Bear (2016), Eye on Juliet (2017), The Hummingbird Project (2018), and more. His 2012 film War Witch was nominated for Best International Feature at the Academy Awards and took home 10 awards at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards, the most by any movie of that year, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress, and more. He also guest...

Duration:01:14:29