Entrepreneurship began for CEO & Co-founder Zeeshan Hayat at the age of 22 in 2001, when him and his co-founder/wife Karina Hayat, decided to start an online business during college in Vancouver, British Columbia. Today, that business is Prizm Media Inc. – a healthcare technology firm that focuses on centralizing and accelerating processes for healthcare providers and patients, relating to medical products. The company has made an impact on the lives of over 18 million patients and serviced some of the fastest growing pharmacies and durable medical equipment providers in North America. In this podcast, audiences in Vancouver and around the world will get an inside scoop about Hayat’s journey, philosophy, advice for entrepreneurs, and fun details about the man behind Prizm Media.
0:00 – Introduction
1:26 – Zeeshan Hayat & Prizm Media Inc.
3:48 – Financing & Revenue Generation
5:10 – Long-term vision
7:19 – Being an entrepreneur in Vancouver, the good and bad
11:20 – Activities and location to recharge in Vancouver
13:40 – Starting all over again as an entrepreneur
15:53 – Routine
17:00 – Are entrepreneurs wired differently?
18:56 – Reading Recommendations
20:04 – Online and Offline tool recommendations
20:50 – Dream profession outside of entrepreneurship
21:20 – What kind of job would you not like to do?
21:53 – What is your favourite quote or sentence in business?
23:19 – Mentors
23:27 – Least favourite word
24:53 – Words to describe yourself
26:27 – What keeps you up at night?
27:44 – Top 3 things on your bucket list
29:18 – Advice to entrepreneurs
30:48 – How long would you last on a tropical island?
33:05 – Contact details and final advice
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Media Contact: David Ninh, Social Media and PR Specialist at Prizm Media Inc., Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: 604-326-0096 ext. 217