Your Next Career Step - E6 - Create Your Own Opportunity: Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the final four episodes, we explore how career paths are forged by paying attention to possibilities.

In Episode #6, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA'11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with alumnus Grant Munro, BSc'01. Grant is a serial entrepreneur who recently founded a B2B venture studio aimed at launching 3-4 new SW businesses a year. Prior to that, he was the founder of Flashstock Technology, a leading provider of on-demand visual content for the world’s leading brands.

Flashstock was acquired by Shutterstock in 2017 for $75 million Canadian. To date, Grant has helped more than 250 enterprise marketing teams, including AB InBev, L'Oréal, Nestlé, and McDonald's amongst many others, change the way they think, develop, and source creative content at scale.