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Alan Amron, the inventor of the Sticky Note, answers questions from entrepreneurs! - 07-21-17

11/2/2017
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Today on KDOW was Alan Amron, inventor of Post-it Notes. Alan’s piece of advice? Simplify to understand. Secondly, don’t protect your product. Patent and communicate. Get the word out and don’t be afraid of idea stealing thieves. If you have the patent, you have the power. Alan took a number of callers from different companies in the Extreme Tech Challenge. First was Chris Trifecta from Tactical and fourth was Miro Svetlik from PrintRod. How do they educate the market quick enough to make...

Duration:00:39:18

Got Millennials? What You Need To Know To Get Them As Customers - 07-14-17 Part 2

11/2/2017
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Next Gen Innovation reporter Gabby, also a student at the University of Southern California told KDOW what entrepreneurs need to know about millennials today, and what is going to catch their attention. What are some things entrepreneurs need to know about millennials? Stop calling them millennials! The word is not only outdated but it carries negative connotations of narcissism. Secondly, they aren’t looking for you so you have to reach out to them. When creating a technology for...

Duration:00:07:40

Want To Learn How To Pitch and Grow? Find out with Sandeep Johri - 07-14-17 Part 1

11/2/2017
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Today on KDOW we had Sandeep Johri, CEO of Tricentis with 25 years of enterprise software experience. When a company writes the code for a piece of software it must be tested to make sure it works and that can be timely and costly. Tricentis software testing technology speeds up the process and reduces the cost for their customers like HBO, Toyota, Starbucks, BMW, Deutsche Bank, and even UBS. Tricentis is truly targeted at larger enterprises that have every technology imaginable-- old and...

Duration:00:31:52

New Laser's "Unheard of" FDA Study Results - 06-30-17 Part 2

11/2/2017
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Doctor Raghotham Patlola says he's never seen a medical device in the field of cardiology with the track record of Ra Medical System's DABRA Laser System. After presenting at an industry conference in Florida, he reminisced with the inventor of the excimer laser, which is used to unclog arteries using the power of light, about his early skepticism. With an unbelievable trial success rate of 95%, Dr. Patlola has now identified the patients that will benefit from this procedure. The idea of...

Duration:00:18:08

New Social Network Creates Transparency For Doctors- 06-30-17 Part 1

11/2/2017
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ResultCare is a social network and search engine for doctors. Physicians bring their opinion to the platform on a specific scientific topic. Say there’s a cardiologist with 15 years of practice behind them who is about to submit an entry--ResultCare will have them go through their publications and how long they have been practicing, ultimately giving you a score. Your boat will end up carrying a lot more weight than say, a podiatrist who has been practicing for five years. A doctor makes...

Duration:00:21:28

Veronica Serra- how she makes investments & making your company attractive to investors!- 06-23-17

11/2/2017
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Veronica Serra, one of the most sought after investors in all of Brazil talks about the criteria she uses when making investments. She tells KDOW listeners to find the right entrepreneurs to back. Caller Michael asked Veronica what she looks for in a company to have accomplished when looking to invest. First, Veronica looks if the company has a quality team. Second, she says get cases built around what your company is trying to do. Veronica tells Michael to engage in partnerships that can...

Duration:00:41:35

The Next Billion Dollar Medical Breakthrough - 06-16-17

11/2/2017
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No debt. No venture capital. Profitable since year three. FDA clearances are in-hand. What's next, IPO? Ra Medical Co-founder/CEO Dean Irwin talks about how a technology, once only used for LASIK surgery, has now been adapted to tackle the number one killer in America, Cardiovascular Disease. Their ultimate goal with this technology? To prevent heart attacks by unclogging coronary arteries. Despite what your mother always told you growing up about sun exposure, UV radiation can actually be...

Duration:00:36:04

Secrets To Scaling Sales; Keys To Storytelling; New Social Video Platform - 06-09-17

11/2/2017
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Mohit Garg is the co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer at MindTickle--a company that trains, coaches and aligns sales teams to be more effective. On today’s show, Mohit shared with us some “Secrets to Scaling Sales” and provided answers to a few startups that called in. Mohit points out how the nature of the sales process today has changed significantly from a “notion of asymmetry” to be “much more value-centric.” This relates to how today, the market is much more democratic and the...

Duration:00:38:25

How To Think Big When You Don't: The Secrets to Scaling Your Startup - 06-02-17

11/2/2017
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How do you think big when you don’t. What a great question. You start a company. You find success initially with your product. You may be profitable. But you’ve plateaued – what next? How do you scale? Or let’s say You start a company. You have a great product. You’re not yet profitable. And you need to raise money to subsidize growth? Over the next hour we have Aurelia Setton to share the secrets to scaling your business. She is the founder and CEO of MontBlanc Ventures, which does seed...

Duration:00:38:24

Meet The Woman Developing A New Universal Language Everyone Understands - 05-26-17

11/2/2017
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A new universal language is being developed by a Silicon Valley entrepreneur! It has the potential of breaking down communications barriers globally! It's incredibly intuitive. In fact, it's a language we all speak already and never really think about it.It's visual! it's pictures! And Anna Vital, a Girls in Tech Amplify startup competition finalist is creating it!. Now, you might wonder how you can not only tackle a task so daunting as to create an organized visual language. I mean, where...

Duration:00:38:40

AirPR CEO Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer, Susan Thomas from 10Fold - 05-19-17

11/2/2017
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AirPR CEO Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer, Susan Thomas from 10Fold - 05-19-17 by Kym McNicholas On Innovation

Duration:00:37:13

Innovation Tackling America's #1 Killer - 05-12-17

11/2/2017
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I’m at the SCAI conference in New Orleans Louisiana this week. It’s the Society for Cardiovascular and Angiography Interventions. Basically, it’s a conference with a heavy focus on unclogging arteries. Why is this important? Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer in the United States. Peripheral Artery Disease, which targets the peripherals, mainly the targets the peripherals, mainly the legs, impacts more than 50% of people over the age of 60. It used to be that invasive surgical...

Duration:00:43:37

New Hackers, Old Tactics, And Yet You Still Fall For It: The Danger Ahead! - 05-05-17 Part 2

11/2/2017
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TrapX Security CEO Greg Enriquez warns of a new threat headed West. OilRig is what authorities say is a new organization of hackers using old tactics to get into your network. And it’s working. He explains how you can protect yourself and your business. Also, the new threats to your health involve hackers, not viruses. Enriquez talks about why hackers are targeting medical facilities and medical devices such as MRI’s and Pacemakers. Plus, Greg explains why Point-of-Sale devices are such an...

Duration:00:18:41

No SEO For Press Releases Via Google Search? How To Get Attention! - 05-05-17 Part 1

11/2/2017
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How many years have I been preaching that the press release, and its traditional use are antiquated. The press release is dead. And yet, I still receive them when a PR person pitches me a company to be on my show. Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer, cofounder and CEO of data analytics company, AirPR, explains when a press release is valuable and how to transition to the new wave of PR that’s more effective in today’s digital age. He also talks about the disease plaguing startups in Silicon Valley:...

Duration:00:19:45

Glasswall, "The Cheat Code", Healthtech with Dr. Michelle Longmier - 04-28-17

11/2/2017
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Glasswall, "The Cheat Code", Healthtech with Dr. Michelle Longmier - 04-28-17 by Kym McNicholas On Innovation

Duration:00:37:14

What's Driving Driveless Vehicles? The "Inside" Scoop! - 04-21-17

11/2/2017
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Just months after Apple confirmed it is in fact developing a driverless vehicle, California THIS WEEK has given the hardware and software giant permission to test them on the streets of the Golden State. This adds yet another major competitor in the autonomous vehicle race for what some reporters are calling the future of safer driving. And while Tesla, Mercedes-Benz, Infiniti, and BMW are all in this race in terms of building the hardware. It looks as though Apple is focused not necessarily...

Duration:00:39:34

Hacking Phenom Plots To Secure The World; Shopkick's New Market - 04-14-17

11/2/2017
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He started coding at age 6, attended University at age 10, and now this 28 year-old Israeli hacking phenom is securing the world with his latest venture, Nyotron. Nir Gaist talks about his journey, which includes writing a curriculum for the Israeli Ministry of Education on offensive security, which he taught across high schools in Israel, before he even hit puberty!!! He also talks about one of the biggest threats in cyber security today, ransomware. It's netted cyber criminals more than $1...

Duration:00:39:56

Winning Innovation Secrets Of Two Sports Powerhouses - 04-07-17

11/2/2017
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America’s greatest pastime has begun! Major League Baseball is underway! And there’s a new MVP! It’s the CIO! The lead technology strategist for MLB teams are not only changing the game for fans, but also the players. And I would argue that San Francisco Giants CIO Bill Schlough, is at the forefront of cutting edge technology to improveplayer performance. His IT team has put into play a number of proprietary analytic tools that are credited for helping the team earn three world series...

Duration:00:40:51

Charles Michael Yim of Breathometer, Maintool, Reputation.com - 03-31-17

11/2/2017
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Charles Michael Yim of Breathometer, Maintool, Reputation.com - 03-31-17 by Kym McNicholas On Innovation

Duration:00:39:43

Meet The Dukes Of Drones And The New Innovative Entrepreneurial Opportunities - 03-24-17

11/1/2017
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It's been more than 6 months since the FAA policy requiring people to become professional certified drone pilots. Now, new entrepreneurial opportunities for drone operators abound. Drones-As-A-Service is a legitimate business category thanks to DroneDeploy. Cofounder Jono Millin explains how entrepreneurs are using their image capture, data analytics, and 2D image building software as the foundation of this new business category. He also shares some of the other biggest trends happening in...

Duration:00:38:53