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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

3038185280


Episodes

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

Episode 055: Ef Rodriquez, Pugnacious Digital Marketer/Sabbatical Savant

10/2/2019
Our guest for Episode #55 is Ef Rodriguez. Among many things, he’s heavily involved with Ignite Boulder, TEDx Boulder and Boulder StartupWeek. Ef and I enjoy a lively and free-flowing conversation touching on a number of subjects, including: Follow Ef on Twitter @pug. *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors Honey, Matter and Zayo. We’re also supported by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces...

Duration:00:35:01

Episode 054: Jeremy Frazao, VP of Engineering, Recurly

9/25/2019
Our guest for Episode 54 is Jeremy Frazao, VP of Engineering at Recurly, a subscription management platform specializing in collecting recurring payments. Jeremy and I discuss: All of that and more, as the Boulder Tech Podcast speaks with Recurly’s Jeremy Frazao. Follow Recurly on Twitter @Recurly ** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors Honey, Matter and Zayo. We’re also supported by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and...

Duration:00:31:30

Episode 053: Jack Morrison, Co-Founder & CEO, Scythe Robotics

9/18/2019
Our guest for Episode 53 is Jack Morrison, Co-Founder & CEO at Scythe Robotics. They build highly-intelligent, autonomous robots to tackle challenges in unstructured outdoor environments. Among a number of topics, Jack and I get into: Follow Scythe Robotics on Twitter @ScytheRobotics. *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors Honey, Matter and Zayo. We’re also supported by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit...

Duration:00:26:17

Episode 052: Rami Sahhar, Founder & CEO, CliqueMJ

9/11/2019
Our guest for Episode 52 is Rami Sahhar, Founder & CEO at CliqueMJ, a loyalty program platform created specifically for the cannabis retail sector. Rami and I talk many things cannabiz, including: Follow CliqueMJ on Twitter @Clique_MJ. *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors Honey, Matter and Zayo. We’re also supported by Glider, a Colorado-based Community movement and non-profit that produces Boulder’s Ignite and TedX events, as...

Duration:00:18:13

Episode 051: David McCloskey, Founder and CTO, Authentic Labs

9/4/2019
This is one of 20 interviews recorded in a popup backroom studio at dojo4 during the 10th annual Boulder Startup Week. When it started in 2009, Boulder Startup Week was the first event of its kind, anywhere. Now, Startup Weeks are held around the world. It’s a great example of Boulder’s position on the leading edge of tech — and the future. Our guest for Episode 51 is David McCloskey, Founder & Chief Technical Officer at Authentic Labs. They design and build tools that connect consumers to...

Duration:00:22:10

Episode 050: Eric Horner, Assistant Dean of Research & Innovation, CU-Boulder

8/28/2019
Our guest for Episode 50 is Eric Horner, Assistant Dean of Advancement for the Research and Innovation Office at the University of Colorado at Boulder. With fall classes starting this week, it’s a good time to hear about the programs in place to support CU’s vibrant entrepreneurial eco-system. Eric fills us in on those, and also: Follow Eric on Twitter @Eric_Horner *** The Boulder Tech Podcast is made possible in part by Boulder StartUp Week platinum sponsors Honey, Matter and...

Duration:00:17:24

Episode 049: An Energy/Transportation Roundtable Discussion (moderated by Chuck Ray, Energy Analyst/Consultant)

8/22/2019
This is one of 20 interviews recorded in a popup backroom studio at dojo4 during the 10th annual Boulder Startup Week. When it started in 2009, Boulder Startup Week was the first event of its kind, anywhere. Now, Startup Weeks are held around the world. It’s a great example of Boulder’s position on the leading edge of tech — and the future. Episode 49 is a roundtable discussion moderated by longtime energy consultant and analyst Chuck Ray. His panel of experts features Matt Lehrman, Energy...

Duration:00:48:33

Episode 048: Leslie Na, Founder/CEO/TruthBomb (a WILD interview by Stephanie Brady)

8/14/2019
Episode 48 of the Boulder Tech Podcast is part of a special “WILD” series of interviews recorded during the 10th annual Boulder Startup Week. WILD, Women Inspiring Leadership Development, is a new track at Boulder StartUp Week 2019, and features candid conversations celebrating women’s startup success, diversity, power, mentoring muscle and leadership impact. For the WILD series, interviewing privileges go to Stephanie Brady, Managing Director at iFG Studios and Board Member of The WILD...

Duration:00:28:25