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The Boulder Tech Podcast features conversations with leaders, thinkers and influencers, sharing their views on what’s happening in Boulder’s rapidly evolving tech and startup scene.

The Boulder Tech Podcast features conversations with leaders, thinkers and influencers, sharing their views on what’s happening in Boulder’s rapidly evolving tech and startup scene.

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United States

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The Boulder Tech Podcast features conversations with leaders, thinkers and influencers, sharing their views on what’s happening in Boulder’s rapidly evolving tech and startup scene.

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English

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3038185280


Episodes

Episode 075: Arian Lewis and Allison Kloek, Kiln

7/15/2020
We have two guests for Episode #75. Arian Lewis is the founder and CEO of Kiln, a co-working space launched in Utah in 2018. Allison Kloek is the Director of Kiln’s newest location, coming to 21st and Pearl Street in Boulder and scheduled to open this fall. We talk about why they chose Boulder, the future of the workspace and the challenges and opportunities that the coronavirus presents to the co-working sector, and Kiln’s vision for actively integrating a sense of community into the...

Duration:00:35:58

Episode 074: Andrei Taraschuk, Creator of Artbots, Off The Easel

6/17/2020
Our guest for Episode #74 is Andrei Taraschuk. By day, he’s an R&D engineer at Broadcomm, specializing in data visualization. But his primary passion is creating artbots as a way of sharing and promoting art across several social media platforms. He’s been at it for about 6 years now, and has given life to over 400 bots posting art by Manet, Kandinsky, Hopper, Dali and hundreds more, as well as sharing each other’s works. We discuss how this project came about, what Andrei’s learned from...

Duration:00:47:07

Episode 073: Part 2 of 'Impact Founder's' takeover of the BTP

6/1/2020
This episode is part of our 2020 Boulder Startup Week series. Because of the coronavirus, this year’s startup week took place virtually. We missed seeing everyone in person, but applaud the tremendous effort undertaken — mostly by volunteers — to put on the event. For more info, visit boulderstartupweek.com. We’ve got another podcast “takeover” in this edition, with the Boulder Tech Podcast combining forces with Impact Founder, a media company, debunking the myth that entrepreneurship is...

Duration:00:41:27

Episode 072: 'Impact Founder' takes over the BTP to talk pivoting in this time of virus

5/15/2020
This episode is part of our 2020 Boulder Startup Week series. Because of the coronavirus, this year’s startup week takes place virtually. We won’t be doing as many interview as we have the past two years, and will miss seeing everyone in person, but look forward to catching as many of the online sessions as we can. For more info and a full schedule, visit boulderstartupweek.com. We’ve got another podcast “takeover” in this edition, with the Boulder Tech Podcast combining forces with Impact...

Duration:00:38:46

Episode 071: 'Creative Distillation' podcast takes over BTP to talk CU + Boulder

5/14/2020
This episode is part of our 2020 Boulder Startup Week series. Because of the coronavirus, this year’s startup week takes place virtually. We won’t be doing as many interviews as we have the past two years, and will miss seeing everyone in person, but look forward to catching as many of the online sessions as we can. For more info and a full schedule, visit boulderstartupweek.com. On today’s program, the Boulder Tech Podcast is being taken over by Creative Distillation, a podcast I produce...

Duration:00:48:38

Episode 070: Dave Mayer, Founder/CEO, Technical Integrity

5/11/2020
This is our first episode for 2020’s Boulder Startup Week. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s startup week will, like most events these days, take place virtually. We won’t be doing as many interviews as we have the past two years, and will miss seeing everyone in person, but look forward to catching as many of the online sessions as we can. For more info and a full schedule, visit boulderstartupweek.com. Our guest today is Dave Mayer, Founder and CEO at Technical Integrity....

Duration:00:39:48

Episode 069-CV06: Chip, CEO, Downtown Boulder Partnership

4/24/2020
This episode is part of our continuing COVID19 coverage — and begins our run-up to Boulder Startup Week, taking place May 11-15th. Like most gatherings these days, we’re going virtual in 2020. Find details at boulderstartupweek.com. Today, I speak with Chip, CEO of the Downtown Boulder Partnership. We discuss what the Partnership is doing to support downtown businesses — and their employees — in this time of virus, and get into some of the questions about what we might expect to see as...

Duration:00:46:26

Episode 068-CV05: John Tayer, President/CEO, Boulder Chamber of Commerce

4/3/2020
Our COVID19 coverage continues with this discussion with John Tayer, President and CEO of the Boulder Chamber of Commerce. We talked about how the Chamber is not just supporting local business during the virus crisis, but also preparing itself for life after the pandemic. John and I spoke via Zoom on April 2nd. Follow John on Twitter @BoulderTayer. *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made possible in part by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s...

Duration:00:19:25

Episode 067-CV04: CU's Rachel Sharpe is 3-D Printing Masks for Healthcare Workers

3/30/2020
Week 2 of our coronavirus coverage begins with this interview with Rachel Sharpe, a CU senior studying engineering-plus and an engineer at CU’s Integrated Teaching & Learning Lab. Rachel is managing 16 3-D printers cranking out masks for healthcare workers — part of the Make4Covid initiative. I spoke with Rachel via Zoom on Friday, March 27th. Learn more about how Rachel and other Coloradans are mobilizing to fight the coronavirus at Make4Covid. *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made...

Duration:00:19:12

Episode 066-CV03: dojo4 builds Keep Our Town Alive

3/26/2020
Our coronavirus coverage continues with a conversation about Keep Our Town Alive, a website quickly built and launched this week in the interest of connecting customers with local businesses still open during the pandemic. I spoke with the site's creators, dojo4’s Corey Kohn, Derek Dunagan and Spike Ilacqua on March 25th. Follow dojo4 on Twitter @dojo4. *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made possible in part by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces...

Duration:00:18:29

Episode 65-CV02: Chris Meyer on the Future of Workspaces

3/25/2020
We’re retooling the Boulder Tech Podcast to be a platform for quick-hit-and-publish interviews w/local tech companies (and anyone really) that are refocusing their efforts to support the community during the Coronavirus crisis. We’re looking to speak with as many people as we can and release the interviews as quickly as we can turn them around. This time out we speak with Chris Meyer, Head of Innovation at Solderworks. A few hours before we spoke on March 24th, he held a meeting to discuss...

Duration:00:33:58

Episode 64-CV01: Shala Burroughs, HelpMainStreet.com

3/24/2020
We’re retooling the Boulder Tech Podcast to be a platform for quick-hit-and-publish interviews w/local tech companies (and anyone really) that are refocusing their efforts to support the community during the Coronavirus crisis. We’re looking to speak with as many people as we can and release the interviews as quickly as we can turn them around. Our first guest under this new format is Shala Burroughs. She normally works in the blockchain sector, but in this time of virus has shifted her...

Duration:00:09:13

Episode 63: Eric Marcoullier, Startup & Product Coach/Landmine Detector, BPM140 Consulting

3/11/2020
Our guest for Episode #63 is Eric Marcoullier, founder of several successful companies including IGN and Gnip, and orchestrator of a big turnaround at Beatport. He now coaches startups and mid-sized companies on product, fundraising and leadership issues. In this interview, Eric and I discuss: Read Eric's blog, Obvious Startup Advice, and follow him on Twitter @140bpm. *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made possible in part by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that...

Duration:00:52:12

Episode 62: Spike Ilacqua, Founder/CTO, Indra's Net

2/26/2020
Our guest for Episode 62 is Spike Ilacqua, Founder and CTO at Indra’s Net, one of Colorado’s first-ever Internet Service Providers. Spike’s a veteran — a pioneer, even — of the Front Range tech scene, and has a lot to say about: Follow Spike on Twitter @spikex *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made possible in part 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...

Duration:00:40:43

Episode 61: Jonathan Woodard, Director of Engineering, SugarWOD + Tabletop Game Designer

1/22/2020
Our guest for Episode 61 is Jonathan Woodard, Director of Engineering at SugarWOD. They make workout software for coaches and everyday athletes. He’s also a Tabletop Game Designer. Jonathan and I touch on a number of topics, from software to games, Boulder to Europe, and get into: Follow Jonathan on Twitter @woodardj *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made possible in part by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s Ignite and TedX events, as well...

Duration:00:47:56

Episode 060: Kathy Vega, COO/CTO/Co-Founder & Alex Mulvaney, CEO/Co-Founder, ShineOn Bike Lights

1/15/2020
Our guests for Episode 60 are Kathy Vega, COO/CTO, and Alex Mulvaney, CEO, and co-founders of ShineOn Bike Lights, a company created to improve the world by making cycling a safer activity in order to reduce pollution and carbon emissions, and allow people to live happier and healthier lives. In our freewheeling discussion, Kathy, Alex and I get into: Follow ShineOn on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @ShineOnBikes. *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made possible in part by Glider, a...

Duration:00:28:27

Episode 059: Ben Woods, Technical Director - North America, Holmes Solutions

1/8/2020
Our guest for Episode 59 is Ben Woods, Technical Director -- North America for Holmes Solutions -- the creative engineering arm of the Holmes Group, a collection of companies with over 500 employees in offices around the world -- including Boulder, where Ben is based. Holmes Solutions has done all sorts of things, such as demolishing vehicles to improve road safety, testing jet packs, developing a human catapult, and more. In our discussion, Ben tells us about: Follow Holmes Solutions on...

Duration:00:20:58

Episode 058: John Schaefer & Matt Schaefer, Co-Founders, Radio Rethink

11/13/2019
We have two guests for Episode 58: John Schaefer, co-founder and Creative Director, and Matt Schaefer, co-founder and Web App Developer, for Radio Rethink — a project conceived to move community and micro-community radio into the spotlight of the mobile media landscape. Community radio and eclectic music programming are big passions shared by The Brothers Schaefer and myself, and thus we geek out about: All of that and more, as the Boulder Tech Podcast speaks with Radio Rethink’s John...

Duration:00:32:31

Episode 057: Bill Baldwin, Managing Principal, Cresa

11/6/2019
Our guest for Episode 57 is Bill Baldwin, Managing Principal of Cresa, the world’s largest commercial real estate advisory firm exclusively representing occupiers. Bill and I discuss all things co-working, including: All of that and more, as the Boulder Tech Podcast speaks with Cresa’s Bill Baldwin. *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is supported 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...

Duration:00:32:02

Episode 056: Sarah Bates, Co-Founder & CEO, MamaMend

10/9/2019
This is the last -- but definitely not least -- of 20 interviews recorded in a popup backroom studio at dojo4 during the 10th annual Boulder Startup Week. Thanks to all the guests for their time and patience, and to all of you, for listening. Our guest for Episode 56 is Sara Bates, co-founder and CEO at MamaMend, a personalized, evidence-based guide to childbirth recovery and postpartum health. Sara and I talk tech and birthing, and touch on: Follow Sara on Twitter @data_bates. *** The...

Duration:00:20:50