пиво • (pivo) n (plural пива)
After one too many calls, Chris leaves a 15 year career as a paramedic and launches his entrepreneurial journey by co-founding, with his wonderful wife Tania, Village Café - a third wave café with a twist.
Having lived the hardships faced by entrepreneurs and specialized retailers, Chris convinces Matt - a long time friend, EMD, and home brewer - to join District 3, a startup incubator, to find a new business idea and surround themselves with experienced entrepreneurs.
After hundreds of interviews with actors of the craft beverage industry, PivoHub takes form to centralize B2B craft beverage ordering and help craft producers share their passion for their products.
After 9 months of work, the first PivoHub minimum-viable product is presented to the world. This leads to an investment into PivoHub. Irreconcilable differences push the team to return the seed investment and continue bootstrapping.
Seb and Nico, whom had recently left their careers to launch their own startup Serafin - a framework that makes it easy to build API-centric progressive web apps - merge with PivoHub and provide an incredible technical foundation.
Dunham, one of Quebec's most notorious craft brewery, becomes PivoHub's first beta client. Over the course of the coming months, PivoHub facilitates the ordering of its first million dollars in sales.
After constant and tireless product improvements, PivoHub was ready to launch. Within one month, over twenty new suppliers joined the platform.
Sean, one of our mentor since District 3 days, joins PivoHub to get his hands dirty and ensure the sustainability of the company.
With the support of NRC-IRAP, PivoHub starts growing its technical team and welcomes its founding employees.
A team of highly experienced angels support and invest in the continued growth of PivoHub to allow the company to meet its potential.
On top of the extraordinary support of our loved ones, these organizations were key in our continued growth.