100 hosts in two hours!

/ May 13th, 2016 / 0 Comment

A few weeks back, we took learning and reflection one province over. Post-its, props, and experience planning sheets in a carry on. Which, full disclosure, is still perfectly packed, sitting in my bedroom. Dirty clothes washed, but Kudoz papers…

And next on stage…

/ May 6th, 2016 / 0 Comment

Kudoer, Aaron “the Sit Down Comedian” Pietras, had his first ever comedy set last Thursday! Aaron is one of of the first Kudoers we met. He was charming, engaged, excited and funny. But he was also stuck, and bored….

Our first Host happy hour!

/ April 25th, 2016 / 0 Comment

Host Happy Hour If you have checked out our catalogue recently, you know that the we’ve got some pretty amazing experiences listed there! Amazing in that they are win-win: For hosts, experiences are a new way of conceptualizing their passions…

What is a Kudoz taster?

/ April 20th, 2016 / 0 Comment

What is a Kudoz taster? Hi there. There is a lot of moving pieces in Kudoz and I wanted to take the time to explain one of them a little more, the Kudoz Taster. In short, a Taster is…

Kudoz Weekly Update – April 1-8

/ April 9th, 2016 / 0 Comment

It was a full week at Kudoz! Here are a few highlights: We hosted a Reflection cafe at Creekside Coffee Factory! Kudoers shared photos and videos with each other. Hosts, family members, and friends joined in to check out the great…

What’s new on the website

/ March 18th, 2016 / 0 Comment

  Hello hosts and anyone with an account on the Kudoz website! Andie here, I’m the one to be in touch with if you need help with experiences, booking, updating your calendars, responding to Kudoers or basically anything that…

Congratulations, you’ve been nominated!

/ February 23rd, 2016 / 2 Comments

Congratulations on being nominated! Someone thinks you are pretty great! Your friend, family, coworker, mentor, mentee—well, someone has nominated you to become Kudoz Host (and we couldn’t be more excited about it)! Wait, but what’s this all about? What…

Resolutionary! A launch party for #kudoz

/ February 1st, 2016 / 2 Comments

The live rock and roll music was a clear indicator of where the party was at. It was Friday night at the New Westminster Quay; the food hall restaurants had closed and the River Market space had been transformed with…

Are you in for the new Kudoz?

/ December 2nd, 2015 / 1 Comment

The first stage of prototyping Kudoz was a journey we would never forget. We've had the privileged to work with 16 folks as the first Kudoers ever, going on experiences from foreign languages to making a mini movie. We're proud to see the Kudoers & Hosts earning their badges in the Badging Ceremony from Overcoming Fear of Heights...

The Golden Snitch

/ November 27th, 2015 / 0 Comment

Here at Kudoz, we’re working backwards from outcomes. In true Millenial fashion, I’m linking this way of working to the Harry Potter series. Stay with me.

Field of View

/ November 27th, 2015 / 0 Comment

Induction Week was a chance for the Kudoz and Fifth Space teams in Vancouver to share their lessons learned with our new Toronto In/Out team, and for us all to hone our prototyping mindset & skills.