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Episode 37: Walt Young, Angel Investor discussing The Benefits of Investing in Diversity


Episode 36: Laura Khalil, Founder, Brave by Design discussing Building a Stronger Community After Election Day


Episode 35: Anna Mason, Partner, Rise of the Rest/Revolution discussing Rise of the Rest: Emerging Startup Ecosystems


Episode 34: Brett deMarrais, Partner, Ludlow Ventures discussing Building an Authentic Investment Relationship


Episode 33: Tim Schigel, Managing Director, Refinery Ventures discussing Growing Midwest Entrepreneurship


Episode 32: Shamar Herron, Executive Director, Michigan Works! Southeast discussing Developing a Sustainable Workforce


Episode 31: Carrie Jones, Senior Advisor to the Mayor, City of Detroit discussing How to be an Advocate for Yourself & Your Community


Episode 30: Josh Hundt, Executive Vice President & Chief Business Development Officer, Michigan Economic Development Corporation discussing State Support of Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses


Episode 29: Rich Chang, CEO, The New Foundry discussing The Importance of Civic & Corporate Responsibility


Episode 28: Amy Emberling, Owner & Managing Director of Zingerman’s Bakehouse discussing Building a Sustainable & Successful Business


Episode 27: Ashley Williams, Founder and CEO of RIZZARR discussing Pursuing Your Purpose in Entrepreneurship


Episode 26: Carolyn Cassin, Founder and General Partner of BELLE Michigan Impact Fund and Michigan Woman Forward discussing Advancing Equality and Opportunity for Women


Episode 25: Camila Noordeloos, Principal of Grand Ventures discussing Navigating a Career in Venture Capital


Episode 24: Seun Phillips, Co-Founder of My Big Dream Club discussing Promoting Entrepreneurship & Building Dreams


Heidi Craun, Head of Customer Experience at Clearcover, Co-Founder & President of Intermitten discussing Increasing Equity and Justice in Our Entrepreneurial Ecosystem


Episode 23: Sarah Anderson, Managing Director of Cintrifuse discussing How Cincinnati Will Become the #1 Tech Hub in the Midwest


Episode 22: Amy Peterson, CEO and Founder of Rebel Nell discussing Starting and Growing Your Business in Detroit


Episode 21: Jennifer Owens, President of Lakeshore Advantage discussing Community Support for Small Business and Startups


Episode 20: Guy Turner, Managing Partner of Hyde Park Venture Partners discussing Growing Connections Across the Midwest Tech Community


Episode 19: Angela Barbash, CEO of Revalue discussing The Importance of Value-Based Investing


Episode 18: Michael Sachaj, Senior Principal of Hyde Park Angels discussing How Angel Investment Supports the Growth of the Midwest Tech Ecosystem


 Episode 17: Reilly Brennan, General Partner of Trucks Venture Capital discussing Funding and Opportunity Amidst a Shifting Reality


Episode 16: Marlin Williams, Vice President of StockX discussing How to Strengthen and Preserve a Diverse High-Tech Entrepreneurial Eco-System


Episode 15: Amanda Lewan, Co-Founder and CEO of Bamboo discussing How Work Styles and Company Culture are Evolving


Episode 14: Neel Harja, CEO of Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation discussing How the AAACF is Supporting the Ann Arbor Region Throughout the Pandemic


Episode 13: Britany Affolter-Caine, Executive Director of Michigan’s University Research Corridor discussing The Impact of Michigan Universities on the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem


Episode 12: Ryan Landau, Founder of purpose.jobs discussing Adapting to Shifts in the Midwest Job Market


Episode 11: Diana M. Callaghan, Managing Director of Endeavor Detroit discussing Supporting Scaleup Companies in Michigan


Episode 10: Terry Barclay, President of Inforum Michigan discussing Supporting Female Business Leaders in Michigan


Episode 9: Ara Topouzian, Executive Director of Michigan Ventures Capital Association discussing The Evolution of the Michigan Venture Capital Community


Episode 8: April Boyle, Founder and Executive Director of Build Institute discussing Building Businesses and Opportunities in Detroit


Episode 7: Mike Psarouthakis, Director of U-M Tech Transfer of University of Michigan discussing Cutting Edge Technologies and the Growth of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems


Episode 6: Patti Glaza, EVP and Managing Director of Invest Detroit Ventures discussing Supporting Tech Startups During Economic Crisis


Episode 5: Shane Bliemaster, Founder of Marketing Supply Company discussing How to Leverage Digital Marketing During & After COVID-19

Episode 5: Shane Bliemaster, Founder of Marketing Supply Company discussing How to Leverage Digital Marketing During & After COVID-19

Episode 4: Ted Serbinski, Venture Capital Investor of Techstars discussing The Future of Mobility After COVID-19


Episode 3: Alison Todak, Managing Director of Cahoots discussing Supporting Startup Communities Amid COVID-19

Episode 3: Alison Todak, Managing Director at Cahoots discussing Supporting Startup Communities Amid COVID-19

Episode 2: Monica Wheat, Founder and Partner of Venture Catalysts discussing Supporting Underrepresented Founders During COVID-19


Episode 1: Jeff Rinvelt, Principal of Renaissance Venture Capital discussing How Can Venture Firms Support Portfolio Companies During COVID-19?

Episode 1: Jeff Rinvelt, Principal at Renaissance Venture Capital discussing How Can Venture Firms Support Portfolio Companies During COVID-19?
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