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Somewhat Frank

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Somewhat Frank is a podcast hosted by Frank Gruber about technology innovations, startups, and personal life – while also giving you a slice of what’s going on inside the brain of CEO, entrepreneur, author, journalist, personality, and early-stage startup investor, Frank Gruber. It’s produced with the help of his new company Established.

Somewhat Frank is a podcast hosted by Frank Gruber about technology innovations, startups, and personal life – while also giving you a slice of what’s going on inside the brain of CEO, entrepreneur, author, journalist, personality, and early-stage startup investor, Frank Gruber. It’s produced with the help of his new company Established.

Location:

United States

Description:

Somewhat Frank is a podcast hosted by Frank Gruber about technology innovations, startups, and personal life – while also giving you a slice of what’s going on inside the brain of CEO, entrepreneur, author, journalist, personality, and early-stage startup investor, Frank Gruber. It’s produced with the help of his new company Established.

Language:

English

Contact:

504-444-7536


Episodes

#0034 - Black Founders, Mars, Meta Fashion, And More

6/23/2022
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber), John Guidos (@JohnGuidos), and Jen Consalvo (@Noreaster) chat about the following topics and articles… https://twitter.com/frankgruber/status/1537824149195849730?s=21&t=ltk9Nj_FRC9kvuKfv2pStw https://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article262582962.html https://www.inputmag.com/style/meta-balenciaga-prada-thom-browne-avatar-store-facebook...

Duration:00:21:13

#0033 - Gun Violence, Living On A Cruise Ship, Insider Trading With NFTs, And More

6/6/2022
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber), John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) chat about the following topics and articles… https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41488081 https://wgme.com/news/nation-world/couple-lives-permanently-on-cruise-ships-because-its-cheaper-than-housing-angelyn-burk-richard-burk-seattle-australia-mortgage-retirement-plans-vacation-travel-escape-retire-living-on-a-boat...

Duration:00:23:31

#0032 - Shrinking Cities, Four Day Work Week, Cloning Pets, And More

5/9/2022
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber), John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) chat about the following topics and articles… - The 4 Day Work Week - An article by Jennifer Liu of CNBC examines the idea of the 4 Day Work Week and the book by Andrew Barnes of the same name. It explores studies that support the work shift. https://twitter.com/FrankGruber/status/1517207313500749830 - Bill Gates TED Talk - So at this year’s TED conference, Bill Gates drew from his new...

Duration:00:27:23

#0031 - Mushrooms Communicating, Plastics In Our Blood, Elon Musk Buying Twitter, And More

4/18/2022
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber), John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) chat about … 1.) Mushrooms Communicate - Apparently, they use up to 50 words to communicate among themselves. Makes me wonder the same about trees. (https://twitter.com/frankgruber/status/1513690113968070664?s=21&t=gtQR6J3MYyOudT0Hr0eqy) 2.) Microplastics are found in human blood for the first time - Well, this is disrupting. What can we do about it?...

Duration:00:20:29

#0030 - New Year’s Greetings and New Gadgets at CES

1/24/2022
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber), John Guidos (@JohnGuidos), and Jen Consalvo (@noreaster), all chat about New Year’s greetings, cool new gadgets at CES, new shows, and more… Frank, Jen, and John also invite listeners to participate in the Startup of the Year Summit on Jan 25-27 https://summit.startupofyear.com/ Frank also celebrates Scot Chisholm on the merging of Classy with GoFundMe...

Duration:00:27:46

#0029 - It's A Somewhat Special Holiday Episode

12/22/2021
On this special Holiday Edition of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) and John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) are joined by Jen Consalvo (@noreaster) and talk about holiday celebrations, being thankful for vaccines, getting back to nature, and more. Frank, Jen, and John also also invite listeners to participate in the Startup of the Year Summit is happening Jan 25-27 https://summit.startupofyear.com/ The Consumer Technology Association Foundation (http://www.ctafoundation.tech/)...

Duration:00:26:06

#0028 - Drone Tugboats, NFTs, Alien Origins, Venture Funding, and More

11/21/2021
On this special episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) and John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) are joined by Jen Consalvo (@noreaster) and talk about drone tugboats, NFTs, alien origins, and more.” The group also celebrate the following from their networks: https://www.StopAskingQuestions.co https://www.chicagobusiness.com/residential-real-estate/christies-international-real-estate-selling-properties...

Duration:00:37:41

#0027 - Captain Kirk Goes to Space, Zoolander's Birthday, Beyond Happypalooza, and More

10/14/2021
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) and John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) talk about Captain Kirk going to space, Zoolander’s birthday, Beyond Happypalooza, and more. Frank and John also celebrate the following people from their networks: https://differentfunds.com/strategies/different-funds-team-to-join-assure/https://amzn.to/3FEvmW9https://amzn.to/3ADdFST Frank and John also also invite listeners to apply for the following upcoming...

Duration:00:31:14

#0026 - Entrepreneurs Tackle Civilian Space Exploration, Cloning Dinosaurs, and Slowing Hurricanes

9/22/2021
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) and John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) talk about late-summer activities, entrepreneurs tackling civilian space exploration, cloning dinosaurs, and slowing hurricanes, and more. Frank and John also celebrate the following people from their networks: https://www.brooklynbridge.vc/bbv-raises-third-fund https://medium.com/capital-innovation/collab-capital-closes-50m-first-fund-to-invest-in-black-innovators-22896db11ae8...

Duration:00:33:20

#0025 - Are NFTs a Fad or Are They Here to Stay?

5/5/2021
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) and John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) discuss whether NFTs are just a fad, or here to stay. Frank also chats about his recent NFT experience when he featured his newly minted NFT and the auction. See it here. Frank and John also celebrate the following people from their networks: unicorn status with a $1.5B valuationraising their second fundfunding for their insurance tech company, Counterpartappointed California's next...

Duration:00:36:50

#0024 - Super Bowl LV, Tesla Buys Bitcoin, and Testing the Clubhouse App 👋

2/8/2021
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) and John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) discuss their thoughts on Bitcoin, Super Bowl weekend, and the Clubhouse App (connect with them on the Clubhouse App - @FrankGruber and @JohnGuidos). Frank and John also celebrate the following people from their networks: —Jessica Ewing on her $40M raise for Literati ...

Duration:00:32:24

#0023 - New Year, New Day, New Habits

1/15/2021
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) and John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) reflect on 2020 and talk about what excites them in 2021. Frank made some of the classic resolutions which included healthier eating habits and exercise routines but also started a new one, where he’s been drawing a new thing every day. Some examples are on his Instagram or Facebook stories (http://www.instagram.com/stories/highlights/17885120833920189/). Frank also celebrates the...

Duration:00:42:28

#0022 - Celebrating Tony Hsieh, The Great Migration, and Vaccine on the Way

12/15/2020
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) and John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) talk about the new COVID-19 vaccine that is getting rolled out to address the ongoing pandemic that has taken 300,000+ lives in the US alone. To put that in perspective, WWII took over 400,000 lives, so this vaccine may go down as one of the most important medical breakthroughs in our lifetime. Frank and John also chat about a few ridiculously large IPOs in the tech sector and the trend...

Duration:00:48:08

#0021 - Friday the 13th, Zoom Towns, NASA and SpaceX Launch, and the Startup of the Year Summit

11/13/2020
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber (@FrankGruber) and John Guidos (@JohnGuidos) talk about Friday the 13th and the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. They also talk about the following current trending topics: Frank also celebrates the following people from his...

Duration:00:39:44

#0020 - Cleaning up the Earth, Kiss The Ground, Space Junk, and Fall COVID Spike

10/20/2020
On this Episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber and John Guidos talk about enjoying the cooler temperatures and the fall harvest and about the Earth and what we're doing to it. Specifically, they discuss the new documentary Kiss The Ground, which talks about a global movement of regenerative agriculture, balancing our climate, replenishing our vast water supplies, and feeding the world. Additionally, the problem is further reaching than just the Earth, out in space there is...

Duration:00:34:44

#0019 - Enjoying the Fall Season in 2020

9/24/2020
On this Episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber and John Guidos talk about enjoying the splendors of Fall during the COVID-19 pandemic. They also take a virtual moment of silence for the U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who recently passed away and was a force who fought for freedom and equality in America. Frank also celebrates the following people in his...

Duration:00:45:02

#0018 - Bringing Joy During a COVID Summer

7/2/2020
On this Episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber and John Guidos talk about the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement. They also chat about the recent rise in RV sales and the benefits of the vagabond lifestyle during the pandemic. Frank also celebrates the following people in his network: It's About Damn TimeThe Startup Community WayBrag BetterSummit Partners as an Executive In Residence.the growth and fresh $15M in funding to Bevy.launch...

Duration:00:26:50

#0017 - Is That What We Think It Is?

5/9/2020
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank Podcast, Frank Gruber and John Guidos talk about the recent release of confirmed UFO footage by the Pentagon. The guys also celebrate Logan LaHive for building something new for the last year called Frank (catchy name). Sarah Cooper has been blowing up on TikTok and every other social channel for her comedic videos. Alex Iskold launched 1kproject.org to help families in need by giving them $1k per month for 3 months. Josh Constine for leaving...

Duration:00:22:43

#0016 - Adjusting to the New Normal

4/19/2020
On this episode of the Somewhat Frank podcast, Frank Gruber is again joined by Johnny “Goodtimes” Guidos as they talk about the "new normal" that is a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, with such things as possible temperature checks at Disney World, and much more. Frank celebrates his first boss after graduating college, Dave Giordano, who had his consulting firm TSG which he built for 23 years acquired by Alfresco. He also celebrates Mark Cuban's foundation is partnering with A.I....

Duration:00:26:34

#0015 – COVID19 Resources

3/31/2020
In this episode of the podcast, Frank Gruber is joined by Johnny “Goodtimes” Guidos as they discuss the current state of the Coronavirus Pandemic which is currently at 133,000 confirmed cases in the US and 700,000 cases globally. They discuss the 8 strains of the virus while also talking about how they are passing the time while hunkering down. One thing to remember is to be kind out there, especially the group that decided to show up as not such good neighbors to enforce a quarantine. But...

Duration:00:16:45