Tyler Gage

Co-Founder of Runa, Author

Obsessed with: Applying knowledge from indigenous cultures to Western business
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Tyler Gage is the cofounder of Runa beverage company which features Channing Tatum, Leonardo DiCaprio and Olivia Wilde as investors. He is also author of Fully Alive: Using the Amazon to Live Your Mission in Business and Life. A Forbes 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur, Tyler has spent more than a decade studying with indigenous elders in the Amazon rainforest and has applied these teachings to build one of the fastest growing beverage companies in the country. Tyler also serves on the Advisory Council for Entrepreneurship at Brown University. He is a co-founding partner and strategic advisor to NAKU, a pioneering indigenous healing center in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Tyler lives in Bellingham, Washington with his wife, Michelle.

    Amazon rainforest

    How to Apply the Lessons of the Amazon to Your Life

    By Tyler Gage / September 20, 2017 /

    Building a startup is like being thrust into the middle of the Amazonian rainforest. You live every day on the edge of your comfort zone, vulnerable to unexpected challenges, constantly shifting to meet daily demands.

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