Sept. 27, 2020

Episode 36: Alli Schaper - Wellness, Community, and Mushrooms

Episode 36: Alli Schaper - Wellness, Community, and Mushrooms

Today’s guest is Alli Schaper. Alli is an entrepreneur, community builder, and enthusiast for all things in the mushroom and wellness space. She started her career in corporate innovation and healthcare consulting and in 2019 launched a company calle...


Today’s guest is Alli Schaper. Alli is an entrepreneur, community builder, and enthusiast for all things in the mushroom and wellness space. She started her career in corporate innovation and healthcare consulting and in 2019 launched a company called Zigii. Since then, she has partnered with 100+ wellness brands and industry leading clients in hospitality, corporate, and retail. Today, her professional focus is split across 3 ventures: The Multiverse – a functional mushroom marketplace, Zigii – her wellness gifting company, and lastly working as a brand strategy consultant in the health & wellness space. She’s also done some modeling work and is the co-founder of MESH - a community-building initiative focused on intentional connections and curated dinner experiences in New York and LA. In this interview, we get into the genesis of her love of people, the shift from consulting to entrepreneurship, and all of her entrepreneurial ventures including Zigii, MESH, and the Multiverse.

Timestamps

00:02:27 Growing up and early health issues

00:10:44 Early career ambitions

00:17:00 Consulting days

00:21:35 Starting Zigii

00:25:05 Overview of Zigii

00:30:26 Ultimate vision for Zigii

00:31:45 MESH

00:36:56 Passion for mushrooms

00:44:15 Her daily routine

00:47:00 Her driving force

00:48:28 Her holy grail of advice