#164: Off the Deep End with Kai Cook

This week Jon sits down with Lousia Schibli, co-founder of the Northern New England Women’s Investor network, and co-founder and CEO of Milk Money Vermont. Milk Money is a platform for Vermonters to discover local investment opportunities, get tips on how to evaluate those opportunities, and then make an investment. 

Louisa has also recently joined RuralWorks Partners as Chief Engagement Officer. RuralWorks Partners is an impact investment firm that supports growth stage and transitioning rural businesses and the communities in which they operate. RuralWorks is currently raising a $100 Million impact fund for these businesses and communities across the Northeast and Upper Midwest.

Listen in for Louisa’s lessons about raising capital in rural Vermont and being a female entrepreneur in the Green mountain state.

Check out:

Vermont Women’s Investor Network www.nnewin.org
Milk Money Investing www.milkmoneyinvesting.com
RuralWorks Partners www.ruralworkspartners.com

Learn more at https://milkmoneyvt.com/

This week, Jon sits down with DeepEndFitness Owner Kai Cook, who also coaches at DEF, heads up snowboard coaching at Cochran’s Ski Area, and is a private snowboard coach and certified nutritionist.

Deep End Fitness has a unique mind and body strength training system, proven to boost mental strength, reduce stress, and build efficient breathing. The training system was designed to help every person build true safety and confidence in the water, no matter how deep. DEF teaches both athletes and every day people to downregulate and control responses with a calm, relaxed behavior.

Listen to Kai’s story, traveling from New Zealand to Vermont to build a fitness business.


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