Founder & Chief Business Mentor
A life-long entrepreneur, Norm Bour is the founder of VapeMentors, the only consultancy solely focused on the e-cigarette industry. Bour is also the founder and host of Vape Radio, addressing national, state and local issues affecting the industry with a monthly audience in excess of 50,000 downloads and over 350,000 since starting in 2014. He also writes for VAPE News, Vapor Voice and speaks at vaping conventions all over the U.S.
Bour has personally coached dozens of other entrepreneurs who are starting brick and mortar stores, online portals and developing new lines of e-liquids. He also works with smoke shop owners entering this new and fast-growing industry. Most of his stores generate a five-figure revenue in their first month of business, and are developing expansion plans by month three.
Bour is also a mentorship consultant with Concordia University, event coordinator for Shark Tank Reunion & Boot Camps, a radio show host, trainer and consultant with both SCORE and the SBA, and a program director for the Nonprofit Development Alliance. His first book was “Success at Any Age: The Baby Boomer’s (and Gen Y) Guide to Becoming an Overnight Success.”
Author of “Vapreneur: Your Guide to Mastering the Vape Space,” Bour is considered to be one of the most knowledgeable and influential business strategists in this explosive mega-billion dollar industry.