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Dyne N' Out

Dyne N' Out

By Dyne
Dyne N' Out! is a revolutionary new podcast from the makers of everyone's favourite foodie app, Dyne! Your host is Dyne Co-Founder and CTO, Parsa Riahi, and together with you, we will be connecting people over this long-form medium while chatting with industry leaders in the restaurant, community, startup, tech, AI, and VC sectors!
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Ep 9: Throwback Thursdays with Pranav Menon!
Pranav is a Coach and Director @ The Knowledge Society - a 10 month technology accelerator designed to train unicorn people (aged 13-17 years) to solve the world's most important problems through emerging technologies and sciences. Students that graduate from TKS are either some of the youngest engineers/researchers at companies like SpaceX, NASA, Google or Neuralink, or they end up raising millions to build companies in biotech, web3, AI and medical devices.  Prior to TKS, Pranav was a coach at entrepreneurship@UBC, helping inventors and founders bring their big ideas to market. Outside of work, you'll find him on the mats training Jiu Jitsu, on the dance floor salsa/bachata dancing or leading men's personal development groups
29:42
September 15, 2022
Ep 8: A new kind of restaurant with Chef TJ
After training under French chefs at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, TJ honed his skills at The Arbutus Club and worked his way up in the hotel industry, most recently as executive chef at Delta Hotels Vancouver Downtown Suites by Marriott. He was an integral member of the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel’s opening team before the 2010 Winter Olympics. TJ has executed hotel functions of up to 600 people and as well as elaborate galas for the Japanese, Filipino and French Consulate. He now owns and operates Ono Vancouver, a kitchen consulting company that helps small to medium scale business food programs. Clients range from breweries and local chain restaurants to startups and charities providing community meals in the Downtown Eastside and the downtown core.
30:04
September 08, 2022
Ep. 7: Meeting up with David Siegel
David Siegel is the CEO of Meetup, the largest platform for finding and building local communities. He has 25 years of experience as a technology and digital media executive leading organizations through innovative product development, rapid revenue growth, and digital traffic acceleration. Prior to joining Meetup, David was CEO of Investopedia and before that, President of Seeking Alpha. David holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics & Economics and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia University where he teaches strategic planning and entrepreneurship. He is the author of Decide & Conquer: 44 Decisions That Make or Break All Leaders and hosts the podcast Keep Connected, which is dedicated to the power of community.
25:06
September 01, 2022
Ep. 6: Anastasia Kiku and her Solution to Single-Use Packaging
As Co-Founder and COO at Reusables.com, Anastasia is on the front lines of the fight against single-use packaging. Reusables is shaping the vision for zero-waste food retail by providing packaging-as-a-service to restaurants and helping them to transition from single-use to reuse easily. After researching the environmental impacts of different industries, Anastasia has made it her mission to minimize waste in the food sector.  Originally from Russia, Anastasia has enjoyed the opportunity to connect and innovate with like-minded individuals after starting her bachelors in Vancouver. Since then, she has led Lighter Foodprint – a non-profit which communicates the impact of food-related emissions; learned from the sustainability leaders in Copenhagen, Denmark during her exchange; and evaluated economic development projects in Bogor, Indonesia. Anastasia’s experiences of stepping out of her comfort zone provoked her burning desire for entrepreneurship and prepared her to tackle complex problems. Anastasia’s professional alpine ski racing background makes her disciplined and self-motivated yet a collaborative leader and strong team player. You can find Anastasia in the mountains in her spare time – skiing, hiking, or biking. Her favourite quote is ‘You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.’
23:40
August 26, 2022
Ep. 5: Swish Goswami
Swish Goswami, is the CEO of Surf (formerly Trufan), a tech company building products that improve brand engagement while respecting a consumer's right to privacy and compensation. His company has made two acquisitions, raised over $4.1M to date (from several NBA players and venture firms) and has clients like Sony Music, L'Oreal, Netflix, NBA, NFL, and a plethora of small to medium sized businesses, and is now actively raising his series A round. Swish has given three TEDx talks and is an investor/advisor through his angel fund AGEX Capital (investments include Faze Clan, Wombo, Upstream, etc). Swish has a personal following of over 200,000 and enjoys speaking around the world under North America's prestigious bureau Speakers Spotlight. For his entrepreneurial and philanthropic achievements, Swish was inducted into Plan Canada's Top 20 under 20, recognized as LinkedIn's Top Voice, Startup Canada's Young Entrepreneur of the Year and awarded the United Nation's Outstanding Youth Leadership award.
16:44
August 22, 2022
Ep. 4: Jesse Hochhausen - Private dining in the New Normal
Chef Jesse started his career in independent restaurants, then moved onto the Marriot and Telus Convention Center Kitchen in Calgary. Jesse moved to New Orleans in 2014, spending time cooking in the french quarter, afterwards moving to Vancouver as the Executive Chef at the Marriot Downtown Vancouver. In July 2022, Jesse has moved onto new projects and Ronin Chefs (launched in 2020)
30:14
August 18, 2022
Ep 3. Tim Johnson's Couple Quizzes
Tim Johnson is the CEO and Co-founder of Couply. Couply is the app for couples, that helps people create better relationships. Couply is the #1 app for couples on google play and was recently featured in the apple App Store with 200K downloads. Formerly, Tim was the Director of Brand Partnerships for Canada, US, UK for Wattpad which sold for $753M last year. Socials: Couply on iOS and Android. @CouplyApp on Instagram Email: tim@couply.io or add him on LinkedIn and say you listened to this pod.
45:47
August 11, 2022
Ep 2. Craig D'Cruze Part 2
Craig D’Cruze, the COO at Inverted Ventures Investor, was in the F&B industry for 24 years, and led teams of between 22 and 70 people as an award-winning Executive Chef for companies like Marriott Hotels International, Delta Hotels, and The University of Calgary. In today’s episode, he shares his experience working in the restaurant industry and its evolution.
21:25
July 29, 2022
Ep 2. Craig D'Cruze Part 1
Craig D’Cruze, the COO at Inverted Ventures Investor, was in the F&B industry for 24 years, and led teams of between 22 and 70 people as an award-winning Executive Chef for companies like Marriott Hotels International, Delta Hotels, and The University of Calgary. In today’s episode, he shares his experience working in the restaurant industry and its evolution.
15:57
July 29, 2022
Ep. 1: Marissa Huggins
Marissa Huggins is the Co-founder and COO of Spontivly, a startup looking to help community builders change the way communities are built. Join us as we discuss community in the age of Web3.
12:23
July 14, 2022
Ep. 1: Marissa Huggins (Trailer)
Marissa Huggins is the Co-founder and COO of Spontivly, a startup looking to help community builders change the way communities are built. Join us as we discuss community in the age of Web3. 
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July 13, 2022
Ep 0: Dyne N' Out Trailer!
Come hear the best conversations over food!
00:49
July 07, 2022