Alon Hochberg seeks to build an “Amazon for vegans” with his company, Billion Vegans, founded in Israel, the world’s most veg-friendly country; and Karine Charbonneau has come up with speed-dating for plant-eaters in her oh, so, romantic FindVegLove.
Alon Hochberg is a serial entrepreneur and investor who founded 6 startups (2 were acquired) and 2 VCs. Alon turned vegan 2 years ago and founded Billion Vegans, the largest and fastest growing online marketplace for vegans.
Karine Charbonneau is the owner of Find Veg Love and has been vegan for 13 years! She is a relationship builder, connector of people, and is super passionate about bringing veg singles together. Through Veg Speed Date events, there have been close to 5000 matches since February 2017! Karine has done events in over 100 cities, and loves her work!
She has over 10 years of event planning and event producing experience. Karine produced a number of events in the SF Bay Area such as Berkeley Vegan Earth Day, SF Vegan Iron Chef, Plant-Powered Health & Fitness Expo, as well as numerous film screenings, weddings and more!
Blast from the past! ~ Karine brings the speed to vegan dating, while former guest Maya Gottfried regales us with the joys and challenges of Vegan Love, her delightful book that covers everything from first glance to planning the perfect vegan wedding. Listen at https://www.unityonlineradio.org/main-street-vegan/romance-and-vegans-speaking-cause.
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