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This rapid fire podcast features a special guest each week discussing startup and investment opportunities in the tech space plus entrepreneurial successes, failures and everything in-between. Get the lowdown on topics of interest in the technology space from artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things to the newest voice platforms and more. We'll feature entrepreneurs and thought leaders from across the globe and you're guaranteed learn something new every episode. The Tech Lowdown is hosted by Chris Jones, an international entrepreneur and marketer who loves nothing more than the next big idea. Get the lowdown on technology and entrepreneurship.

This rapid fire podcast features a special guest each week discussing startup and investment opportunities in the tech space plus entrepreneurial successes, failures and everything in-between. Get the lowdown on topics of interest in the technology space from artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things to the newest voice platforms and more. We'll feature entrepreneurs and thought leaders from across the globe and you're guaranteed learn something new every episode. The Tech Lowdown is hosted by Chris Jones, an international entrepreneur and marketer who loves nothing more than the next big idea. Get the lowdown on technology and entrepreneurship.
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This rapid fire podcast features a special guest each week discussing startup and investment opportunities in the tech space plus entrepreneurial successes, failures and everything in-between. Get the lowdown on topics of interest in the technology space from artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things to the newest voice platforms and more. We'll feature entrepreneurs and thought leaders from across the globe and you're guaranteed learn something new every episode. The Tech Lowdown is hosted by Chris Jones, an international entrepreneur and marketer who loves nothing more than the next big idea. Get the lowdown on technology and entrepreneurship.

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@cjones2002

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English


Episodes

Professional Manager to Entrepreneur to Investor

10/2/2017
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Most of us, when we think about entrepreneurship today, we envision founders who’ve built businesses from the ground up and taken them to new heights. People like Gates, Jobs or Zuckerberg often spring to mind. We watch shows like Shark Tank and envision unknown founders getting their big...

Duration: 00:40:07


Live From the Tech Inclusion Conference Seattle

7/5/2017
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Today we’ve got a special treat for you as we’re getting out of the studio and talking to speakers and attendees at the Tech Inclusion Conference held in Seattle. Created by Change Catalyst and hosted by Galvanize, the conference focuses on solutions to the diversity challenges in the tech space...

Duration: 00:22:27


Preparing for Entrepreneurial Success – One Woman’s Journey

6/9/2017
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Jones: Welcome to the ‘Tech Lowdown Show’ where each episode will be discussing opportunities in the tech space with entrepreneurs in the U.S. and around the world. I’m your host Chris Jones. I speak with a lot of entrepreneurs who are locked in the struggle to create something new...

Duration: 00:42:32


Episode 11: Finding Myself Through Entrepreneurship: Ayinde Alakoye

2/26/2017
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We have an incredible interview for you today. The gentleman we’re speaking with today has had to ride the massive highs and lows that come with entrepreneurship. During this process he has had to personally navigate the pitfalls of being a celebrity entrepreneur and has used this experience to...

Duration: 00:32:47


Episode 10: Coming Back from the Brink to a Multi-Million Dollar Exit

2/20/2017
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We’re returning back down under again to speak to an Aussie innovator. This entrepreneur has built his business and navigated a 7 figure sale of his business to a public company but we’re going to focus on how he handled things when he was at his lowest point when...

Duration: 00:44:46


Episode 8: How a Small Business Added Microsoft and other Large Enterprises to its Client List

2/13/2017
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Today we’re going to look at strategies for acquiring enterprise clients. Acquiring and effectively servicing enterprise clients can be hard for small businesses. Long sell cycles. Dealing with bureaucracy. Scaling a client base. All major challenges. Our entrepreneur today is the Managing Partner of Xynergies, a technology consulting firm...

Duration: 00:20:32


Episode 7: The Most Successful Black Entrepreneur You’ve Never Heard Of

2/10/2017
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Today we’re not going to look into a specific topic in the technology world but rather explore the journey of a technology entrepreneur. My hope is that this entrepreneur’s story will both inspire you and ground you around what’s important as you seek to change the world or your...

Duration: 00:35:55


How Cognitive Business Intelligence Will Change How We Run Businesses

2/9/2017
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Today we’re going to take a look into the future, the future of how we’ll be running our businesses leveraging the vast amounts of data available to us. IBM recently released a study, The Cognitive Advantage Report, and one of the takeaways from it is that Cognition as a Service...

Duration: 00:27:39


Episode 5: Building a Business in the Gig Economy – Joe Waltman, VetPronto

2/7/2017
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One of the big topics of conversation the last few years is this transition to the gig economy – freelancer contractors working for companies like Uber, TaskRabbit and others. Most of the discussion has been about ensuring people working in this gig economy are treated properly and aren’t taken...

Duration: 00:23:52


Episode 4: International Accelerator Graduate Kelly Slessor, ShopofU

2/7/2017
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Today we’ll take our focus back down under and speak with an entrepreneur who recently completed one of the accelerator programs in Sydney. We’ve seen the success of some of the big name accelerators like Y Combinator, but are others able to recreate that success for startups that can’t...

Duration: 00:22:05


Episode 3: Innovating in the Media Industry, John Huffman, Creators Capital

2/7/2017
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Today we’re going to look at the media landscape. Streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime have revolutionized not just how we consume content but also how content is financed and created. Our entrepreneur today has been innovating within and around music, television, film and digital for over a decade now. An...

Duration: 00:42:34


Episode 2: The Future of Artificial Intelligence with Alex Tarasov, COO of Scrum Logic

2/7/2017
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AI has been in the lips of people in the know for a couple of years now but we’re starting to see it creep into products and services. AI plus Natural Language processing plus machine learning is impacting everything from how we control our homes to how healthcare is...

Duration: 00:35:32


Episode 1: Raising Capital in Australia, George Freney, Founder & CEO Booodl

2/7/2017
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George Freney is the Sydney based founder of Booodl and has a keen eye for identifying opportunities and frankly a talent for raising capital! We spoke with George on the following topics: – Give us the elevator pitch on Booodl and tell us how you came up with the...

Duration: 00:29:17