BCBusiness: Vancouver-based company seeks to revolutionize wine industry one barrel at a time

Miayan Yeremi co-founded BarrelWise Technologies to uncork some age-old problems

While doing his PhD in mechanical engineering at UBC, Miayan Yeremi was taught that for the best entrepreneurial results, you must seek to solve a problem in an industry rather than create something to chase an issue that might not actually exist.

Seems simple, of course, but it was only through being paired with a group of MBA students, one of whom had experience in the alcohol business, that Yeremi and his team were able to identify a conundrum plaguing winemakers.

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