Chris Simair is the Managing Director of Harvest Builders and former co-founder of Skip the Dishes. Skip the Dishes is a true David versus Goliath story. He and his team bootstrapped Skip through the toughest days and ended up selling for hundreds of millions. Now Chris is running Harvest Builders, a hub for supporting the launch and growth of remarkable technology companies across the Canadian prairies. In this episode, one of the things we talk to Chris about is how he co-founded, built and sold Skip the Dishes. They went against some of the biggest names in the industry.
“We got to the size of about 20 times DoorDash’s size off of about a fiftieth of the funding.”— @ChrisSimair
We also talk about his subsequent project of establishing Harvest Builders. In this segment of the conversation, we talk about how Harvest Builders is a hub for activating potential and helping Canadian entrepreneurs follow the playbook that made Skip the Dishes successful. We look into the landscape of entrepreneurship in Canada, lessons learned about the personality traits of entrepreneurs, and some pro tips about how constraints can be a competitive advantage.