Ep 193 – Just Start Building

Ep 193 - Just Start Building

If you’re a woman or a minority, you’ll know how hard it is to just get in the room. Add in a heavily male-dominated industry like fishing and it could be easy to feel disheartened.

Today’s guest, Nima Tisdall, the Founder of sustainable fishing platform, Blue Lobster had to quickly build resilience in order to be taken seriously as a female entrepreneur. 

In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, Nima shares how to find the courage to ask for more money, the importance of valuing yourself and your business, and why her underestimated business idea landed her on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

Nima Tisdall:

Being half Nepalese and half Danish, today’s guest had close exposure to two very different parts of the globe. From the Scandinavian welfare system to the poverty of Nepal, Nima Tisdall knew that she had the privilege to help the world. 

Nima quickly learnt that to solve the problems of the world, she had to look inward as well as to the business sector to forge real change. 

In this episode of Peers2Peers, powered by Shopify, the Founder of sustainable fishing platform, Blue Lobster – who aim to revert the fishing industry towards low impact practices – shares how her heritage shaped her worldview, why there are always problems to solve locally, and how to just get started. 

Street Cred:

Nima Tidall is the Founder of Blue Lobster, a platform for sustainable fishermen to sell their catches at a fair price. With an aim to revert the fishing industry towards low impact practices by making sustainable fishing the economically viable choice, Nima’s work has seen her honoured in the 2019 Berlingske Top 100 Women in Denmark and the Obama Foundation Leaders in Europe cohort of 2020. An alumni of the Copenhagen Business School, Nima is also a Forbes 30 Under 30 listee.

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