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POSTED MAY 21, 2021   |   
Bobbi Bidochka

Founder at Imagine Ideation

Venture Associate at TandemLaunch


Introduction

Sometimes you hear about certain people and how astonishing they are. Then, you feel the need to reach out to them to form your own opinion. Bobbi Bidochka is as advertised.

We were looking for words to describe this fabulous woman, so we came up with a top 5:

1. Astute
2. Clear-sighted
3. Observant
4. Steadfast
5. Captivating

Bobbi is the founder of imagine ideation, a company that helps charities, non-profits and social enterprises raise funding. The company also acts as an ecosystem to bring people and ideas together.

She's also a venture associate for one of the largest venture builders in Canada, TandemLaunch.

Last but not least, Bobbi is an author having written, "Sexual Intelligence in Business".

Alright Bobbi, the floor is yours!

Please provide us with your name(s)

My name is Bobbi Bidochka.

Where are you from?

I’m originally from Regina, Saskatchewan (Elon Musk’s Mother is from Saskatchewan!) but I’ve moved over forty times and lived in major cities across Canada. But I’ve stayed put in Montreal for almost 16 years, so I guess this is the closes I’d call to home.

Tell us about you (background info)?

I’m an Entrepreneur, an author, a Venture Associate and mother of 2 young little creatures.

I acquired my degree and Feminist sensibility by studying political science, geography, and women’s studies at McGill University.

I’ve had around 20 false starts on creating my own business until finally, life and things aligned and I was able to launch imagine ideation, which has grown exponentially during the global pandemic.

I’m very outspoken, and I was inspired by my lived experience building a business in a male dominated sector.

While working at McGill some years later, I co-founded WIN4Science, set to encourage women to remain in science and academia.

I consider myself a change agent or changemaker as it were, and a fierce sex positive feminist advocate.

I’m also co-Chair of the academic conference, The Congress on Love and Sex with Robots www.lovewithrobots.com

I’ve worked in nearly every sector, industry, corporate, non-profit, government, arts, academia, startup and venture capital and acquired education from over six institutions in areas of humanities, accounting, arts, and social enterprise. This gives me a wide spectrum knowledge and experience that is extremely unique.

There is much to accomplish in this world, and it is important to me that I make a positive contribution to society and that my work has impact. I believe strongly that Love, Sex and Power and Business are the engines that drive everything. We cannot separate these primal components. I hope that my legacy and contribution to society will reflect my efforts in breaking down sex taboos.

Why are you starting this business?

I started my business because I want to have a major impact on the world.

Please provide us with some information about your business. (description, business model, etc.)

Having Bootstrapped all the way, at imagine ideation, we help charities, non-profits and social enterprises find money. We also create structured and purpose driven events that have designed outcomes. We move ideas forward. Our business model is Success Fee based usually and we also take on our projects.

What stage are you in right now?

As far as stages, you could say early stage, but we are growing and have started to hire. We are looking for more clients, obviously! www.imagineideation.com

What are you looking for at this stage for your business?

We're currently bootstrapped and are starting to network with Angels to prepare for that round later this year. We're also actively looking for partners at data aggregation companies like Supermetrics or Domo to partner with to build out our data analysis offerings.

What do you want us to remember about you?

Author of my first book, Sexual Intelligence in Business because I felt compelled to write in response to the new obstacles we all face in a #metoo era and what appears to be a new form of sexual repression brewing: www.sexualintelligenceinbusiness.com

I like to refer to myself as the Friendly Feminist. Because many people shy away from the term Feminist, because it has negative connotations. When I say Friendly, its more than just that I’m friendly, which I am! But that I care deeply about the male position as well. I’m in the early stages of constructing a Workplace Relations Training Program that, based on some of the concepts in my book, I believe I have a great framework that can actually move the needle and reduce sexual harassment in business and the workplace.

Here are two descriptions of my book:

ABOUT THE BOOK

What if you know you have access to phenomenal resources, for free, that can enrich your life, boost your career and grow your business?

For centuries, we have tried to keep sex relegated to the conjugal bed and the taboo underground. When in reality, it's everywhere and in everyone. We need to flip the script on sex and start celebrating pleasure, realizing the health benefits of sex and how our sexual energy can enhance and 10x our careers and our business!

For too long, women have been accused of being manipulative femme fatales if their sexuality was too obvious. For men, we now treat them all like they are one sex joke away from sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Gender and sexual relations have been boiling up in business and the workplace for some time. After the #metoo movement, the situation is even more tense, muddy and confusing. By learning about our Sexual Intelligence in Business, we can better navigate this environment.

In Sexual Intelligence in Business, Bobbi Bidochka dives into topics that live at the intersection of sex and business, such as power, patriarchy, sexism, identity, and workplace affairs and a critique on the #metoo movement. She explores the idea that there are positive sexual energy and power that can help you enhance your business and career such as erotic capital, sexual transmutation, sexual neurochemicals.

Sexual Intelligence should be a respectable characteristic as is artistic creativity, athletic ability, business savvy, or engineering ingenuity. With Emotional and Intelligence Quotient already in play, Sexual Intelligence is next level.

What if you know you have access to phenomenal resources, for free, that can enrich your life, boost your career and grow your business?

Gender and sexual relations have been boiling up in business and the workplace for some time. After the #metoo movement, the situation is even more tense, muddy and confusing. For centuries, we have tried to keep sex relegated to the conjugal bed and the taboo underground. When in reality, it's everywhere and in everyone.

By learning about our Sexual Intelligence in Business, we can better navigate this environment, flip the script on sex, start celebrating pleasure, and learn how our sexual energy can enhance and 10x our careers and business!

In Sexual Intelligence in Business, Bobbi Bidochka dives into topics that live at the intersection of sex and business, such as:

• Power,
• Patriarchy,
• Sexism,
• Identity
• and workplace affairs
• and a critique on the #metoo movement

For too long, women have been accused of being manipulative femmes fatales if their sexuality was too blatant. For men, we now treat them all like they are one sex joke away from sexual harassment and sexual violence. Written with both tongue & cheek humor and academically researched data, Bobbi empowers both men and women with information, strategies and tools on how to navigate these

landmines, overcome issues and concerns, take power and control and make fully sanctioned choices in their lives.

Explore the idea that there is positive sexual energy and power that can help you enhance your business and career such as erotic capital, sexual transmutation, sexual neurochemicals.

Sexual Intelligence should be a respectable characteristic as is artistic creativity, athletic ability, business savvy, or engineering ingenuity. With Emotional and Intelligence Quotient already in play, Sexual Intelligence is next level.

Where can we find you (social media)?

Instagram: @BobbiBidochka

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bobbibidochka/

Twitter: @BobbiBidochka