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Technori with Scott Kitun from WGN Plus

Technori with Scott Kitun from WGN Plus
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Technori with Scott Kitun from WGN Plus

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Simplifying the car buying and car selling app

8/9/2018
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Swap Motors Co-Founders Alex Johnson and Sanjay Patel eat Scott’s ear in-studio at WGN Radio about why they thought making a car auction platform was a no-brainer. Buy and sell your car among dealers, auctions, and private parties. Make more money. This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank of America & Jones Lang LaSalle. We’d love to use Swap Motors, but our Technori car, Howard, is NOT for sale. See what he looks like at Technori.com, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. […]

Duration:00:25:59

Why large companies fail at content, and how small companies can shine

8/8/2018
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In episode 253, PopularPays CEO & Co-Founder Corbett Drummey joins Scott in-studio at WGN Radio to pal around about why advertising and content creation is so hard to master. Large companies can’t keep up with constantly changing trends, but Scott and Corbett share how small companies can. This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank of America & Jones Lang LaSalle. Think you can create great content in the blink of an eye? So do we over at Technori.com, Facebook, […]

Duration:00:39:29

The first startup to do insurance the right way

8/3/2018
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Kin Co-Founder Sean Harper chews Scott’s ear off in-studio at WGN Radio about home insurance and how Kin just raised a decent $4 million. Insurance is a popular space for new startup ideas, but Kin has managed to stick out among the thick crowd. This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank of America & Jones Lang LaSalle. Think you run a unique startup? So do we over at Technori.com, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:17:29

Using facial recognition in a non-hair-raising way

8/2/2018
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Solo Insight CEO Carter Kennedy and Founder/CTO Farhan Masood chat with Scott in-studio at WGN Radio about feeling safe and secure in your building without needing a pass. Using facial recognition and data, risks can be averted before they even emerge. This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank of America & Jones Lang LaSalle. Think you run a unique startup? So do we over at Technori.com, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:30:31

This incubator has an eye-popping 90 percent success rate

7/27/2018
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Catapult Chicago Executive Director Caitlin McAllister joins Scott in-studio at WGN Radio to talk about recently taking the top seat at the tech incubator. Catapult companies have raised $170 million. Listen and find out how the 2 year program develops young startups. This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank of America & Jones Lang LaSalle. Find more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:18:09

Unlock the secrets to sales in 6 months

7/25/2018
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VentureSCALE Co-Founders Jeff Rossett and Matt Green join Scott in-studio at WGN Radio to talk about building sales organizations with Sales Assembly. The Chicago tech community raised $1.7 billion in 2017 but many startups struggle with getting access because they don’t understand sales. This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank of America & Jones Lang LaSalle. Find more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:33:21

How to find (and keep) a great salesperson

7/20/2018
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Miller Heiman Group President and CEO Byron Matthews joins Scott in-studio at WGN Radio to discuss why a truly good salesman is hard to come by these days. Maybe it’s because kids are too busy online to care much about it, or maybe companies simply aren’t looking hard enough. Got a good salesman? Don’t let them go. This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank of America, & Jones Lang LsSalle. Find more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:35:39

Smart ovens make baking easy for everyone

7/19/2018
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Tovala Founder David Rabie joins Scott in-studio at WGN Radio to talk about smart ovens paired with meal plans. Rabie hustled across the U.S. carrying his oven on buses and subways before getting $9 million in funding last year. This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank of America & Jones Lang LaSalle. Find more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:29:38

Be good to your butt with this SaaS

7/18/2018
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Virgo Surgical Video Solutions CCO Ian Strug joins Scott in-studio at WGN Radio to talk about cloud video at hospitals for…colonoscopies? Virgo is offering free video recording of your colonoscopy if you can generate a lead that converts to a sale. This episode is sponsored by Salesforce, Bank of America & Jones Lang LaSalle. Find more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:26:09

Holistic is changing how we look at team culture

7/17/2018
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Former 1871 COO Tom Alexander has now founded an innovative way to measure and quantify team culture with his new venture Holistic. He joins Technori to talk about what it’s like to go from helping support entrepreneurs, to being one.

Duration:00:33:55

Look out photo booths, there’s a new sheriff in town

5/16/2018
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FOTO ATM lets you print your favorite pics directly from your phone. Co-Founders Eric Michaels and Brian Gardner join host Sean Froelich to talk about how they built the special little app. Find out how this product was developed and designed and how you can bolster your instagram game. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:09:25

Curiosity makes social media positive again

5/16/2018
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Curiosity CEO Lisa Weinstein makes content that trends. The content they create is both positive and eye-opening. We could all use some positive content. Host Sean Froelich discusses with Weinstein about the glut of online content and how negative media can be combated with positive, education stories. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:16:45

Chicago holds the throne when it comes to parking

5/16/2018
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Yona Shtern is CEO of ParkWhiz and he’s connected garages, consumers and major brands together in order to streamline the parking process. ParkWhiz recently had to decide whether to host their own service or work it into other platforms. What did they do? Either way, there’s no need to sweat about getting to your next outing! Visit ParkWhiz and use promo code TECHNORI to save $10 on parking. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:26:26

Common sense for car leasers

5/16/2018
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Carlease.com CEO Andy O’Dwyer is here to talk some pressure off host Scott Kitun. Carlease connects users with the right car, solid dealerships and good offers while delivering the car to your door. Unfortunately for Scott, his beloved electric car Howard got into a bad crash. Scott and the leased car will be alright, and he’d like some input. Good thing O’Dwyer joins the show to talk with him about car care and the opportunity with leasing. Get $250 off […]

Duration:00:33:09

Avail makes leasing easy for landlords

5/9/2018
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Avail makes renting easier and less daunting for landlords and tenants. Co-founder Ryan Coon found an archaic leasing industry and saw a path for innovation. Potential tenants even have an opportunity to find the right pad for them. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:11:20

“Everything’s there to stop you.” John Roa on his startup journey and success

5/4/2018
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It’s been a long trip to building Roa Ventures for multi-time Founder John Roa. He endured years of struggle before selling his startup Akta to Salesforce. Currently, Roa Investments deploys early-stage capital into high-potential lifestyle businesses. And they’re global. Roa shares the wisdom he’s learned during his entrepreneurial path. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:35:09

Service quality is the top goal for your company

5/2/2018
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Hunt Club CEO Nick Cromydas is passionate about building napkin ideas into companies. He’s appeared on Forbes 30 under 30 and founder of New Coast Ventures. Cromydas and host Scott Kitun talk about how tech can bolster the recruitment process. Switching jobs is a difficult road, but tech can put the best guides at the table. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:21:47

A second chance on life is a good fight for Cara

5/2/2018
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Cara CEO and President Maria Kim is helping the underserved find quality work. Enduring domestic violence, poverty and incarceration should not be an end to finding a quality career. The process also rebuilds esteem among the individuals and their families. Fill-in host Sean Froelich leads the conversation. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:16:41

“People want challenges and will rise to the occasion.” How RhinoDox stopped wasting time

4/27/2018
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Justin Ullman is on a mission to organize your company. The RhinoDox software is a cloud-based document solutions software that organizes your files and propels your business processes. The company has roots in 1913 and Ullman updated the company for digital storage in 2016. Host Scott Kitun and Ullman discuss wasted time, Step Brothers and how management is like chess. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Duration:00:20:05

Hey, 90s fans! Productivity is getting radder in 2018!

4/27/2018
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alligatortek is software that addresses business bottlenecks. Founder and CEO Sid Bala took his 90s enterprise-application company and updated it, getting it named as one of the top 50 Employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent in 2013. Bala reflects on the origins of his company and the many lessons and successes along the way. aligatortek is a 2-time Chi Innovation Award winner. And remember, alligators put “byte” into your productivity. Get more innovators at Technori.com or on Facebook,...

Duration:00:28:32