Category: Podcast

Developing the Lagos Ecosystem

Developing the Lagos Ecosystem

Uwem Uwemakpan is the Programme Manager for the Tony Elumelu Foundation, one of the largest Pan-African Entrepreneurship Programs which convenes the biggest gathering of African Entrepreneurs yearly. Uwem is also the Lagos Chapter Director of Silicon Valley based Startup Grind … Keep Reading »

Vietnam’s Rising Ecosystems with Andrew Rowan

Vietnam’s Rising Ecosystems with Andrew Rowan

Andrew Rowan is the Author of Startup Vietnam, an American entrepreneur, and an Entrepreneur in Residence with the Swiss Entrepreneurship Program, currently living in Peru. Andrew has previously lived in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City for one year where … Keep Reading »

Blockchain in China, Asia Pacific, & Beyond!

Blockchain in China, Asia Pacific, & Beyond!

Xiaochen Zhang is the Cofounder and President of Fintech4good and brings more than 16 years of thought leadership and global experience to build impactful solutions and enable innovative ideas in North America, Africa, Latin America, Europe and Asia. FinTech4Good introduces … Keep Reading »

Advancing Social Impact Startups in Canada

Advancing Social Impact Startups in Canada

Kari Gordon is the Executive Director of Startup Calgary. She is a champion of the startup community, bringing together diverse people, skills, and experiences to foster innovation. She has been instrumental in leading Alberta to transform economic downturn into … Keep Reading »

Gener8tor Accelerators for Musicians, Artists, & High Growth Startups

Gener8tor Accelerators for Musicians, Artists, & High Growth Startups

Troy Vosseller is the Co-Founder of gener8tor, A Concierge Startup Accelerator and has run accelerators in partnership with Allianz, American Family Insurance, and more. His first company was a dorm room t-shirt brand, Sconnie Nation (www.sconnie.com). That has since spawned … Keep Reading »

Jumia IPO, the genius of Mines.io, & more!

Jumia IPO, the genius of Mines.io, & more!

Osarumen Osamuyi is the author of the Subtext, an Entrepreneur in Residence at Africa’s Talking labs in Nairobi, and a great thinker in Africa’s Tech Community. He was previously based in Lagos and served as head of investment and ecosystem … Keep Reading »

The Rise of Detroit’s Startup Ecosystem

The Rise of Detroit’s Startup Ecosystem

Kelly Lapierre is the cofounder and partner at Venture Catalysts, a non-profit with the mission of building an inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem in Detroit through strategic large scale entrepreneurship events and targeted growth programs. We provide leadership, training, and mentorship for founders and ecosystem leaders. … Keep Reading »

A discussion on Israel’s current startup environment

A discussion on Israel’s current startup environment

Yariv Lotan is the Head of Strategic Sector Development for Startup Nation Central. Start-Up Nation Central is an independent non-profit that builds bridges for Israeli innovation. They connect business, government, and NGO leaders from around the world with Israeli innovation, … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – Liftoff Capital

Startup Spotlight – Liftoff Capital

Liftoff Capital is the new standard in business connections! By incubating entrepreneurs and their ideas, and matchmaking them to a worldwide network of investors, Liftoff Capital removes the barriers from the investment process. Think of us as a dating site … Keep Reading »

Connecting the DC Cyber & Blockchain Communities

Connecting the DC Cyber & Blockchain Communities

Brian Park is a startup evangelist, advisor, and angel investor. He is the director for Startup Grind DC and Managing Director at the SparkLabs Cyber+Blockchain (formerly Fishbowl Labs), which is the premiere startup accelerator in the Washington DC area.

He … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – Quickcheck.ng

Startup Spotlight – Quickcheck.ng

QuickCheck is a modern app-based lending platform that provides instant short term loans that are non collateral based. We save our users the boring paper work associated with traditional loan establishments. With QuickCheck you can take loans anytime anywhere anyday. … Keep Reading »

Building the Africa Fintech Ecosystem

Building the Africa Fintech Ecosystem

Leland Rice is the co-founder and CEO of Dedalus Global, an investment advisory firm focusing on emerging markets and emerging technologies. Chairment of the African Fintech Summit, is a global initiative to bring the issues, entrepreneurs, and opportunities revolutionizing finance … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – Cronometer

Startup Spotlight – Cronometer

CRON-O-Meter is a popular online diary for tracking your diet, exercise, and other health related information. We have a whole-food database that tracks over 60+ micronutrients, and support for specialized diets (ketogenic, paleo, vegan). The app can also sync nutrition … Keep Reading »

Huntsville, Alabama’s Innovation Hub

Huntsville, Alabama’s Innovation Hub

Toni Eberhart serves as Executive Director for Alabama’s leading non-profit ideation accelerator, Urban Engine. Toni’s past achievements focus on economic impact primarily within the Southeast Region of the United States spanning across diverse industries such as medicine, energy infrastructure, higher … Keep Reading »

The Madison, Wisconsin Startup Ecosystem

The Madison, Wisconsin Startup Ecosystem

Scott Resnick is a founder and Entrepreneur in Residence of StartingBlock Madison, a 50,000 sq foot entrepreneurial hub opened in 2018. StartingBlock connects startups to corporate partners clustered in the healthcare, manufacturing, insurance and gaming industries, and provides links to … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – Bingli

Startup Spotlight – Bingli

BINGLI is world’s first smart consultation preparation app.

BINGLI interviews the patient in a smart way ahead of the consultation so symptoms are accurately communicated to the doctor. The patient is better prepared and the doctor wins’ valuable time and … Keep Reading »

The Growing IOT Valley in Toulouse, France

The Growing IOT Valley in Toulouse, France

Cédric Giorgi is the Director of Experience Design for SIGFOX, who’s building a global LPWAN wireless network for the Internet of Things. Before that, Cédric was the co-founder of Cookening, founded in 2012 and sold in 2015, a global marketplace … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – WeBio

Startup Spotlight – WeBio

WeBio is aiming to shape the future of Bioprinting and to change the lives of millions. The team is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For more information visit https://www.webio.tech… Keep Reading »