Our Team

Danison Buan

Founder, Sophisticated Dumpster Diver

Danison is an entrepreneur. His story is explained on CBC Vancouver TV, New Westminster Record, CBC radio, philippinecanadiannews.com, Epochtimes.com, cbc.com, and other publications.

“I make sure that new entrepreneurs find cost efficient ways to start their ventures and reduce the risk of the startup. I walk new entrepreneurs through the processes of starting a business, and work with strategies to help maximize the budget for the venture.”

Praveen K. Varshney

FCPA, FCA, Social Media Guru

Presently, Praveen holds several key Director and Advisory roles. So many, that we cannot list them all on this page. He is the Director of Varshney Capital Corp., a Vancouver based Venture Capital firm, which focuses on financing and building companies in a variety of sectors including mining, real estate, and technology. Besides his 1,000,001 friends on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, Praveen connects with people through his work with Room to Read, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, and the Thomas A. Edison Innovation Foundation, based in New Jersey. Praveen is a UBC BComm, is a designated CPA from KPMG (in 2015 was awarded his FCPA, CPA), and a past recipient of Business in Vancouver’s 40 Under 40 award. We also have reason to believe he knows where the fountain of youth is hidden.

Jamie Chan

Intern

Currently in her second year at UBC studying Food, Nutrition and Health. Jamie Chan combines a mix of passion and tenacity to this social venture to help others get educated about food management and waste. In her spare time, she does competitive karate and chills out to jams on guitar.