Join host Joe Mimran, a serial entrepreneur, investor, and founder of Club Monaco and Joe Fresh, to discover how Canadian businesses, like yours, are taking on the world and leaving their mark.

Uncover the strategies, tactics, and mindset shifts that can propel you toward export success and hear from industry experts and remarkable entrepreneurs who have harnessed their export impact and achieved extraordinary results.

Where to listen

Follow us on your favourite streaming platforms to never miss an episode of the Export Impact Podcast. Tune in to our podcast for new episodes every second Wednesday at 6 a.m. EDT.

Hosted by

Joseph Mimran

CEO of Joseph Mimran & Associates Inc, Founder of Club Monaco & Joe Fresh and former Dragon on CBC Dragon’s Den

Joseph Mimran

Joe Mimran is a leading contributor to the fashion and design industry and is best-known for creating a succession of visionary brands and retail concepts, including Club Monaco, Caban, Joe Fresh, Joe Fresh Beauty and Alfred Sung. Recognized universally as having a sharp eye, impeccable attention to detail, and insight into emerging trends, Joe is always on the forefront of what’s next. Joe is also an avid investor and champions exceptional entrepreneurs.


Latest podcast episodes

100 years of success with Premier Tech

Joe Mimran discusses Premier Tech’s remarkable century of growth—from a small Canadian firm to a global industry leader—with CEO Jean Bélanger.

Creating media through international connections

Explore BroadbandTV Corp.’s (BBTV) diverse journey from startup to global success, with CEO Shahrzad Rafati. Discover BBTV’s unique blend of inclusion and profitability, empowering creators worldwide to reach 600 million monthly viewers.

South Korea: A world of business potential

A global hub for high-tech goods, digital innovation and advanced manufacturing technology, South Korea is the fourth-largest economy in Asia, and 10th largest in the world. EDC has identified South Korea as a “hidden gem” for Canadian companies.

Success through sustainable modern living with Goodee

Byron and Dexter Peart, co-founders of Goodee, chat with host, Joe Mimran about their company’s humble beginnings and how exporting to the United States lead to partnerships with suppliers from 20+ countries around the world.

Clean innovations with Pyrowave’s Jocelyn Doucet

Joe Mimran sits down with Jocelyn Doucet, CEO and founder of Pyrowave, a pioneer in the electrification of low-carbon plastics for non-renewable energy. Their technology has helped sectors worldwide convert non-renewable energy into renewable energy for a cleaner future.

Sustainable fishing with Baffin Fisheries

Podcast host Joe Mimran sits down with Baffin Fisheries’ Chris Flanagan, the CEO of an Inuit-owned fishery dedicated to sustainable sourcing in the Arctic to the benefit of Nunavut. Discover how the company is competitive on the global stage and overcomes industry challenges.

Agri-food: The sector feeding the future

On this episode of the Export Impact Podcast, host Joe Mimran speaks with Ashley Kanary, Export Development Canada’s global agri-food director. He shares how we help Canadian companies identify international growth opportunities and offers tips on the agri-food industry’s growth potential.

Meet EDC’s podcast host: Joseph Mimran

Listen to EDC podcast host , Joe Mimran, well-known Canadian fashion designer and entrepreneur, as he offers insights on how he got involved in the f industry and why he created his own brands, including Club Monaco and Joe Fresh. He’ll also share tips for success.

Date modified: 2023-10-13