Toucan Talks is a video podcast for Wilmington-area business owners and entrepreneurs who are eager to learn from those on a similar journey.
Each week, we talk with an area business owner about their successes, challenges, and experiences in business. Don’t worry – we keep it fun as we bounce from topic to topic.
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Watch Our Recent Episodes
Toucan TalksEpisode 14: Nico Nino from Maven Coffee Talks About the World of Specialty Coffee and Business EntrepreneurshipHave you ever wondered why coffee from your local barista tastes so much better than what you get from large chain coffee shops? Explore the...
Toucan TalksEpisode 13: Jon Carne of Port City Apparel talks Navigating the Apparel IndustryEver wonder how entrepreneurs manage to succeed for over two decades in the ever-changing economy, business climate, and consumer trends? Meet Jon Carne, who is behind Socco,...
Toucan Talks | Minisode 2 – Business Differentiation Strategies: Marketing, Branding and the Impact of AI
Toucan Talks Minisode #2Episode 12: Business Differentiation Strategies: Marketing, Branding and the Impact of AIHave you ever wondered how to make your business stand out in a crowded market? This minisode by the Kickstart Team with Laura and Alyssa takes you on a...
Toucan Talks | Episode 11 – Mikey Hayes talks Advantages of Direct Booking Website for Short-Term Rentals
Toucan TalksEpisode 11: Mikey Hayes talks Advantages of Direct Booking Website for Short-Term Rentals Are you ready to uncover the hidden advantages of direct booking websites for short-term rentals? Wilmington's very own Mikey Hayes, owner of a duplex in Carolina...
Toucan TalksEpisode 10: Kelly Barefoot with ShelfGenie Ever felt like you're drowning in clutter? Our latest podcast guest, Kelly Barefoot, has built a thriving business, ShelfGenie of Coastal Carolinas, out of solving this very problem. As a mom of three and a...
Toucan TalksEpisode 09: Buffy Andrews of Made Well Center for WholenessBuffy Andrews, owner of Made Well Center for Wholeness, joins Toucan Talks to talk about her journey as a multi-passionate entrepreneur. Buffy shares how she combined her passions for helping...
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meet the hosts
Toucan Talks are hosted by the Kickstart Collective team!
We’re glad you’re here! We’re your Toucan Talks podcast hosts. Obessed with marketing, business, creative strategy, and helping businesses succeed, we’re talking with Wilmington-area business owners about their successes, challenges, and experiences growing their businesses.
Each week a member of our team takes the mic and chats with a guest.
Our goal is inspire your with new ideas, provide practical advice, and keep things fun as we bounce from question to question.
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About Toucan Talks
Whether you’re just interested in local business, starting your own, or have been in business for years, Toucan Talks is the podcast for you. We bounce from topic to topic with our guests to give you an inside look at their life as a business owner. No question is off limits as we talk about what has led to the successes, challenges and more.
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