Episode 014: Corey Kohn, Co-Founder & Member-Owner, dojo4

Episode 014: Corey Kohn, Co-Founder & Member-Owner, dojo4

 
 
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For Episode #14 of the Boulder Tech Podcast, we speak with Corey Kohn, co-founder and member-owner of dojo4 (where we’ve been recording most of these StartUp Week interviews). Among other things, our conversation touches on:

  • meditation’s fundamental importance to successful business
  • the changes she’s noticed during the better part of a lifetime spent in Boulder
  • why having a Resident DJ is one of the best things to happen to dojo4 – and why your company might want to consider it as well

Read Corey’s blog and follow her on Twitter.

Episode #14 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is presented by Boulder StartUp Week University track sponsor, The University of Colorado at Boulder.

NOTE: this episode is marked “explicit” due to occasional salty language.

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The Boulder Tech Podcast is presented by Honey. joinhoney.com

The program is also made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors MatterZayoGoogle and Boulder Engineering Studio.

We’re also presented by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s Ignite and TedX events, as well as Boulder Startup Week. Learn more and consider a donation at glider.com

Thanks to dojo4 for providing space for our podcast studio, and to KGNU Community Radio for the recording gear.

Our intro music is by Eccodek.
Our outro music is by EarthRise SoundSystem.

The Boulder Tech Podcast is produced by Joel Davis. Your feedback, criticisms and comments are welcome.

Episode 013: Maria Brown, VP, Matter Communications

Episode 013: Maria Brown, VP, Matter Communications

 
 
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Our guest for Episode #13 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is Maria Brown, Vice President of Matter Communications. On today’s program she gives us her take on a number of … “matters”, such as:

  • how Google levels the playing field for PR
  • the maturing of Boulder’s startup scene
  • how to cut through the noise
  • a potential new project for Boulder Startup Week founder Andrew Hyde

Episode #13 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is presented by Boulder Startup Week Change-The-Ratio track sponsor, Uber.

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The Boulder Tech podcast is presented by Honey. joinhoney.com

The program is also made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors MatterZayoGoogle and Boulder Engineering Studio.

We’re also presented by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s Ignite and TedX events, as well as Boulder Startup Week. Learn more and consider a donation at glider.com

Thanks to dojo4 for providing space for our podcast studio, and to KGNU Community Radio for the recording gear.

Our intro music is by Eccodek.
Our outro music is by EarthRise SoundSystem.

The Boulder Tech Podcast is produced by Joel Davis. Your feedback, criticisms and comments are welcome.

Episode 012: Yoriko Morita, Founder, Patents Integrated and IP FactScout

Episode 012: Yoriko Morita, Founder, Patents Integrated and IP FactScout

 
 
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Our guest for Episode #12 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is Yoriko Morita, founder of Patents Integrated and IP FactScout, and Board Member for Glider. We touch on several topics, including:

  • the importance of safeguarding your intellectual property
  • why Glider? and her role at the new non-profit
  • exciting advances in youth entrepreneurship

Follow Yoriko on Twitter at @IPFactScout.

Episode #12 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is presented by Boulder StartUp Week Social Impact track sponsor, the City of Boulder.

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The Boulder Tech podcast is presented by Honey. joinhoney.com

The program is also made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors MatterZayoGoogle and Boulder Engineering Studio.

We’re also presented by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s Ignite and TedX events, as well as Boulder Startup Week. Learn more and consider a donation at glider.com

Thanks to dojo4 for providing space for our podcast studio, and to KGNU Community Radio for the recording gear.

Our intro music is by Eccodek.
Our outro music is by EarthRise SoundSystem.

The Boulder Tech Podcast is produced by Joel Davis. Your feedback, criticisms and comments are welcome.

Episode 011: Mandy Godown, Founder/CEO, Moxie and Stars

Episode 011: Mandy Godown, Founder/CEO, Moxie and Stars

 
 
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Our guest for Episode #11 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is Mandy Godown, founder of Moxie and Stars, a hub for girl-positive clothing, books and gear, and BeBold Studio, a web development agency helping brands find their unique voice. We discuss:

  • her long and winding road to and through the tech/startup world
  • the effect of story and the power of “why” on a business’ development and success
  • gender diversity — or lack thereof — in the tech and startup environment
  • the importance of taking time to save time

Episode #11 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is presented by Boulder StartUp Week Legal track sponsor, Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti

NOTE: this episode is marked “explicit” due to 1.5 “F” bombs.

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The Boulder Tech podcast is presented by Honey. joinhoney.com

The program is also made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors MatterZayoGoogle and Boulder Engineering Studio.

We’re also presented by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s Ignite and TedX events, as well as Boulder Startup Week. Learn more and consider a donation at glider.com

Thanks to dojo4 for providing space for our podcast studio, and to KGNU Community Radio for the recording gear.

Our intro music is by Eccodek.
Our outro music is by EarthRise SoundSystem.

The Boulder Tech Podcast is produced by Joel Davis. Your feedback, criticisms and comments are welcome.

Episode 010: Aquiles La Grave, Founder/CEO, Brandzooka

Episode 010: Aquiles La Grave, Founder/CEO, Brandzooka

 
 
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Our guest for Episode #10 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is Boulder native Aquiles LaGrave, Founder and CEO of rapidly-growing media platform Brandzooka.

We get Aquiles’ thoughts on many topics, including:

  • why the democratization of advertising is going to revolutionize the online experience for all of us
  • the cultural dynamics of Boulder and its impact on the tech and startup community (and vice-versa)
  • why an advertising guy loves adblockers

Episode #10 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is presented by Boulder StartUp Week New-to-Boulder track sponsor, Downtown Boulder Partnership.

NOTE: this episode is marked “explicit” for occasional instances of profanity.

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The Boulder Tech podcast is presented by Honey. joinhoney.com

The program is also made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors MatterZayoGoogle and Boulder Engineering Studio.

We’re also presented by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s Ignite and TedX events, as well as Boulder Startup Week. Learn more and consider a donation at glider.com

Thanks to dojo4 for providing space for our podcast studio, and to KGNU Community Radio for the recording gear.

Our intro music is by Eccodek.
Our outro music is by EarthRise SoundSystem.

The Boulder Tech Podcast is produced by Joel Davis. Your feedback, criticisms and comments are welcome.

Episode 009: Sarabeth Berk, Director, Innovation and Entrepreneur Initiative, University of Colorado-Boulder

Episode 009: Sarabeth Berk, Director, Innovation and Entrepreneur Initiative, University of Colorado-Boulder

 
 
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Our guest for Episode #9 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is Sarabeth Berk. She’s the Director of the Innovation and Entrepreneur Initiative at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Our conversation covers:

  • the many roles she fulfills in her job
  • the entrepreneurial energy on the CU campus and the surprising prevalence of student-run ventures
  • the special relationship she’s building between the university and the Boulder tech and startup community
  • and her thoughts on Boulder’s unique startup scene

Learn more about CU’s Innovation and Entrepreneur Initiative at colorado.edu/innovate. See the many ways in which Sarabeth Berk is #morethanmytitle. Follow Sarabeth: @sbberk11

Episode #9 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is presented by Boulder StartUp Week’s Internet of Things track sponsor, UpRamp.

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The Boulder Tech podcast is presented by Honey. joinhoney.com

The program is also made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors MatterZayoGoogle and Boulder Engineering Studio.

We’re also presented by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s Ignite and TedX events, as well as Boulder Startup Week. Learn more and consider a donation at glider.com

Thanks to dojo4 for providing space for our podcast studio, and to KGNU Community Radio for the recording gear.

Our intro music is by Eccodek.
Our outro music is by EarthRise SoundSystem.

The Boulder Tech Podcast is produced by Joel Davis. Your feedback, criticisms and comments are welcome.

Episode 008: Beth Hartman, Project Manager, EPRI/Incubatenergy Network

Episode 008: Beth Hartman, Project Manager, EPRI/Incubatenergy Network

 
 
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Our guest for Episode #8 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is Beth Hartman. Beth works at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) as Project Manager for the Incubatenergy Network, an initiative funded by the Department of Energy to strengthen connections between clean energy innovators around the country. We talk about:

  • new developments in energy technology
  • factors affecting the transition from fossil fuel-based energy to renewables
  • energy access for underserved populations
  • the state of the grid in the US
  • nuclear power’s role in our energy future
  • the good things about Boulder’s energy approach – and what we can do to improve it

Follow the latest from Incubate Energy at @incubatenergy and EPRI at @EPRINews.

Episode #8 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is presented by Boulder StartUp Week Finance track sponsor, BSW Wealth Partners

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The Boulder Tech podcast is presented by Honey. joinhoney.com

The program is also made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors MatterZayoGoogle and Boulder Engineering Studio.

We’re also presented by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s Ignite and TedX events, as well as Boulder Startup Week. Learn more and consider a donation at glider.com

Thanks to dojo4 for providing space for our podcast studio, and to KGNU Community Radio for the recording gear.

Our intro music is by Eccodek.
Our outro music is by EarthRise SoundSystem.

The Boulder Tech Podcast is produced by Joel Davis. Your feedback, criticisms and comments are welcome.

Boulder Tech Podcast: we’re (almost) everywhere

Every Tuesday and Thursday, the Boulder Tech Podcast delivers discussions with movers, shakers, influencers and makers offering their take on Boulder’s singular tech/startup community.

We’re currently available on all of the following platforms (with more to come). Please subscribe though your service of choice and comment if you like what you hear (and please let us know directly if you don’t like something). You can also follow us on Facebook and @bouldertechcast on Twitter. Thanks for listening.

And through our website:  http://bouldertechpodcast.com

Episode 007: Rendl Clark, Director, Boulder Startup Week

Episode 007: Rendl Clark, Director, Boulder Startup Week

 
 
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Our guest for  Episode #7 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is Rendl Clark, Program Associate at Techstars and Director of Boulder StartUp Week. We discuss how she first became involved with StartUp Week; its evolution over nine years and changes she’d like to see; the joys and challenges of wrangling a largely volunteer-driven organization that puts on over 200 events in a single week; and the growing tech community’s impact on Boulder

Follow Rendl at @r3ndl

This episode of the Boulder Tech Podcast is presented by 2018 Boulder StartUp Week Education track sponsor, Gloo.

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The Boulder Tech podcast is presented by Honey. joinhoney.com

The program is also made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors MatterZayoGoogle and Boulder Engineering Studio.

We’re also presented by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s Ignite and TedX events, as well as Boulder Startup Week. Learn more and consider a donation at glider.com

Thanks to dojo4 for providing space for our podcast studio, and to KGNU Community Radio for the recording gear.

Our intro music is by Eccodek.
Our outro music is by EarthRise SoundSystem.

The Boulder Tech Podcast is produced by Joel Davis. Your feedback, criticisms and comments are welcome.

Episode 006: Jordan Winkler, Director of Business Development for Platform, Descartes Labs

Episode 006: Jordan Winkler, Director of Business Development for Platform, Descartes Labs

 
 
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Our guest for Episode #6 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is Jordan Winkler, Director of Business Development for Platform at Descartes Labs, and speaker coach for Boulder Ignite.

We talk about the spatial data space, passion and storytelling, and what it means to be human.

Follow Jordan on Twitter:  @GeoBigData.

This episode of the Boulder Tech Podcast is presented by Boulder StartUp Week Development Track sponsor, Technical Integrity.

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The Boulder Tech podcast is presented by Honey. joinhoney.com

The program is also made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors Matter, Zayo, Google and Boulder Engineering Studio.

We’re also presented by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s Ignite and TedX events, as well as Boulder Startup Week. Learn more and consider a donation at glider.com

Thanks to dojo4 for providing space for our podcast studio, and to KGNU Community Radio for the recording gear.

Our intro music is by Eccodek.
Our outro music is by EarthRise SoundSystem.

The Boulder Tech Podcast is produced by Joel Davis. Your feedback, criticisms and comments are welcome.