In this episdoe, Emily and Rachel sit down with ventureLAB’s Director of Partner Engagement, Karen Dubeau to talk about the best strategies to connect with and keep strategic partnerships. From making the initial contact to developing project plans and all the documentation you might need, Karen knows pretty much everything about how to find the best partners to advance your business!

We also speak with Shelby Taylor from Earth to Kids. She has developed an innovative food product called Chickapea Pasta, which is just what it sounds like, pasta made from Chickpeas! Her product helps families enjoy meals all together healthfully, and with special diets and allergies in mind. Find out more about Shelby at