Entrepreneurship, Travel

Video interview with Stuart MacDonald of Tripharbour.com – Founders and Funders part 2 of 3

This is the second installment in a series of video recaps of the second Founders and Funders event in Toronto. In part one, we talked with one of the organizers. In this second installment, we talk to one of the entrepreneurs who was at the event.

Tripharbor.com logoStuart MacDonald is the founder of Tripharbor.com (Tripharbour.ca for Canadians), a recently launched vertical search engine for cruise ship vacations. Besides just letting you compare details and prices, Tripharbour also features some cool community features that let you read trip and destination reviews and make friends with others who have similar interests.

Stuart knows the online travel industry well, having previously served as SVP Packages and Chief Marketing Officer for travel behemoth Expedia. Cruise vacations is a $24 billion industry in North America, and he’s aiming for a piece of the action.


Founders and Funders Toronto video recap (Part 1 of 3)

Founders and Funders logoThe second Toronto edition of Founders and Funders event took place last week, on June 4th. The event is organized by David Crow and Jevon McDonald.

Rather than write up a big long report, I decided to continue my experiments with video by bringing a camera along to give people who did not have the chance to attend a bit of a feel what what the event if like.

In today’s interview, David Crow introduces the idea behind Founders and Funders.

Stay tuned: This Friday I’ll be posting part two of the series, where we get to hear from one of the entrepreneurs who was at the event.