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Stories of Entrepreneurship the Princeton Way

Stories of Entrepreneurship the Princeton Way

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Stories of Entrepreneurship the Princeton Way

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Episodes

Adora: From zero to product

8/3/2022
Our season-long series on Adora Experiences continues. In this episode, we’ll answer the question: how can students take a business from zero to product to multiple enterprise customers? The Princeton Spark is a production of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council. The views expressed by our guests on this show are theirs and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, the Office of the Dean for Research, Princeton Innovation, or Princeton...

Duration:00:19:26

Adora: Edtech vs. the Pandemic

7/8/2022
How Adora, universities, and admissions offices (including Princeton’s) were upended due to the pandemic and needed to respond in real-time. Orange Key tours at Princeton's Office of Admission Adora Experiences North Dakota State University Admission Office Coalition for College The Princeton Spark is a production of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council. The views expressed by our guests on this show are theirs and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Princeton...

Duration:00:13:34

Adora: Enter Joseph

6/22/2022
With Joseph Rubin '22 on board, Adora brought the pieces together to make a "real thing".

Duration:00:09:40

Adora: Enter Raya

6/7/2022
Season 3, Episode 2 No entrepreneur truly goes it alone. When Ron Miasnik '22 needed someone to help realize a vision of better campus tours, he turned to his good friend, tour guide and designer Raya Ward '22. This season of the Princeton Spark podcast focuses on Adora, a uniquely Princeton story of a startup that found opportunity even in a global pandemic and achieved a dream exit. With support from the Princeton entrepreneurial ecosystem, this team of student entrepreneurs built a...

Duration:00:14:20

Introducing Ron and Adora

5/24/2022
Season 3, Episode 1 The origin of the idea for Adora and how Ron Miasnik '22 got here. With support from the Princeton entrepreneurial ecosystem, this team of student entrepreneurs built a company that disrupted the college tour industry and enabled more lower-income prospective students to access more colleges across the nation. This season of the Princeton Spark podcast will focus on Adora, a uniquely Princeton story of a startup that found opportunity even in a global pandemic and...

Duration:00:13:21

You Have a Job Offer from a Startup. Now What? (Full audio)

3/20/2020
Learn how analyze a job offer from a startup to see if it is the right offer and the right job for you. From the “You Have a Job Offer from a Startup. Now What?” workshop held by Princeton Entrepreneurship Council and Princeton’s Center for Career Development on February 10, 2020. An abbreviated version of the content presented here was originally released as a two-part mini-series. You can find Parts 1 and 2 at our Episodes page. SHOW NOTES Jason Meyer ’80 is both an entrepreneur and a...

Duration:01:18:18

Episode 008 - You Have a Job Offer from a Startup. Now What? (Part 2)

3/20/2020
In part 2 of a two-part mini-series, you will learn how analyze a job offer from a startup to see if it is the right offer and the right job for you. From the “You Have a Job Offer from a Startup. Now What?” workshop held by Princeton Entrepreneurship Council and Princeton’s Center for Career Development on February 10, 2020. Listen to part 1 in your favorite podcast app. SHOW NOTES Tom Vander Schaaff ‘96 is venture capitalist who will share his insights about how and why you should...

Duration:00:15:10

Episode 007 - You Have a Job Offer from a Startup. Now What? (Part 1)

3/6/2020
In part 1 of a two-part mini-series, you will learn how analyze a job offer from a startup to see if it is the right offer and the right job for you. From the "You Have a Job Offer from a Startup. Now What?" workshop held by Princeton Entrepreneurship Council and Princeton's Center for Career Development on February 10, 2020. SHOW NOTES Jason Meyer '80 is both an entrepreneur and a venture lawyer. He will help you understand the non-cash components of the offer such as the different types...

Duration:00:15:52

Episode 006 - The Odyssey of Mentorship

2/4/2020
In this episode, we’ll explore mentorship. Even if you’re a solo entrepreneur, it takes a range of people around you to make an impact. Building a strong network of advisors and mentors is critical for any entrepreneurial endeavor, because no one does it alone. And so, how do you develop a good, productive relationship with a mentor? What kinds of questions should you be asking? What should you not do? We’ll get into all these questions and we’ll explore both sides of the table with Lynda...

Duration:00:22:49

Episode 005 - PEC: Working at Entrepreneurial Speed

11/7/2019
We do something a little different in this episode: We turn the mic around and answer the question: “What does the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council do?” To help us answer this question, we talk to several Princeton alums whom PEC has helped, and more. For more Princeton Spark, follow us on Twitter @PrincetonSpark and Instagram @PrincetonSpark, and check us out on the web at princetonspark.com. SHOW NOTES Lauren Bender is the Princeton AEF Program Manager. You can reach her at...

Duration:00:23:32

Episode 004 – It Takes a Network to Make the Dream Work

10/8/2019
The Princeton Spark went to Thrive: Celebrating and Empowering Princeton’s Black Alumni in search of number #1 tips for networking for startup founders. Entrepreneurial alums Carla Vernón ’92, Kareem Maddox ’11, Hank Boyd ’86, Ian Thomson ’09, Theola DeBose ’96 and Kwanza Jones ’93 gave us some tremendous networking advice. For more Princeton Spark, follow us on Twitter @PrincetonSpark and Instagram @PrincetonSpark, and check us out on the web at princetonspark.com. SHOW NOTES Carla...

Duration:00:22:54

Episode 003 - Persisting Through Failure

9/24/2019
Persisting Through Failure with Stuart Ahlum '13, Vaidhy Murti '15 and Pilar Castro-Kiltz '10 SHOW NOTES: Check out Thousand Fell's circular and sustainable sneakers at thousandfell.com. Early mailing list subscribers will have access to Thousand Fell's first 1000 pairs! Check out Friendsy at friendsyapp.com and Wit at getwit.app. Check out Princeton Arts Alumni at ptonartsalumni.org and More Canvas Consulting at morecanvas.com. CREDITS: Produced by the Princeton Entrepreneurship...

Duration:00:21:12

Episode 002 - Thriving Under Uncertainty

9/24/2019
Thriving Under Uncertainty with Brooks Powell '17 and Pilar Castro-Kiltz '10 SHOW NOTES: Watch Brooks Powell pitch at Shark Tank. Find alcohol-related health from Cheers at cheershealth.com. Learn more about Princeton Arts Alumni and their "Alumni in the Arts" programming. Learn more about More Canvas Consulting: Business Management for the Arts. CREDITS: Produced by the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council. Music by Wright Seneres. Theme music by the Treadmills (Wright Seneres, electric...

Duration:00:24:19

Episode 001 - Taking Risks

9/24/2019
Taking Risks in Entrepreneurship, with Vaidhy Murti '15, Daphne Earp Hoppenot '10, Marcus Stroud '16 and Brandon Allen '16. SHOW NOTES: Try Vaidhy Murti's new app Wit at the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. Friendsy does still exist! Check it out at friendsyapp.com. Visit The Vendry on the web or check out their très chic Instagram account. As of this episode release, they are also hiring! Contact Daphne. TXV Partners can be found on the web at txvpartners.com. For partnership...

Duration:00:29:45

Princeton Spark Teaser

8/21/2019
The various people that make up the Princeton entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem have long been at work, taking risks to bring transformational ideas and companies to the world, in the Nation’s Service and the Service of Humanity. These are the stories of Entrepreneurship the Princeton Way. Welcome to the Princeton Spark. I’m your host, Wright Seneres, social media and marketing specialist at the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council. Listen and subscribe to the Princeton Spark,...

Duration:00:00:31