Philadelphia author Joe Taylor Jr. interviews entrepreneurs and innovators about growing their companies, overcoming challenges, and finding the strength to bring new ideas to market.
December 13th, 2016 | 33 mins 45 secs
entrepreneurship, gender gap, techgirlz, tracey welson-rossman, training
Entrepreneur and marketing executive Tracey Welson-Rossman founded TechGirlz — a nonprofit dedicated to overcoming technology's gender gap through hands-on training workshops for middle school-aged girls.
December 6th, 2016 | 37 mins 39 secs
analytics, grow small consulting, philadelphia, rayce rollins, research
Scaling your business doesn't always mean getting "hockey stick" growth. According to author and consultant Rayce Rollins, the depth of your connections will define how sustainable your company can become, and whether you’re likely to survive over the long haul.
November 23rd, 2016 | 46 mins 35 secs
chariot solutions, development, entrepreneurship, michael rappaport, philadelphia, software
Michael Rappaport has led Chariot Solutions through fifteen years of growth under challenging conditions. He shares his insight on building a business that can survive a recession, while fending off competitors from around the world.
June 9th, 2016 | 54 mins 19 secs
On his journey from beat reporter to startup co-founder, Christopher Wink has learned how journalism can positively impact communities and sustain careers—without resorting to clickbait.
May 3rd, 2016 | 57 mins 42 secs
Our panel of experts examines the trends and offers insight into what founders can do now to ensure their teams have the right space to grow and thrive.
April 26th, 2016 | 28 mins 22 secs
Melissa Alam's ambition helped drive the launch of a branding agency, a coworking community, a live conference, and a set of lifestyle businesses that have brought her all over the world.
April 19th, 2016 | 44 mins 46 secs
Vanessa Chan left a high profile job to building prototypes for her first product, a mashup of tangle-free headphones and jewelry she calls loopit.
April 12th, 2016 | 43 mins 56 secs
Jen Devor and Chuck Sacco help entrepreneurial students in Philadelphia prepare for new careers leading and building startups—especially when they don't have a traditional business background.
April 5th, 2016 | 27 mins 5 secs
When Tom Cridland couldn't find a publicist to help launch his startup clothing line in London, he launched his own PR agency—and now helps fellow fashion entrepreneurs.
March 29th, 2016 | 32 mins 26 secs
Daniel Tobon's early experiences growing up in an entrepreneurial family shaped Starchup, a business that helps big brands and mom-and-pop laundry operations compete on a level playing field.
March 22nd, 2016 | 32 mins 9 secs
Austin Haines decided to make discovering people's real-life dreams his life’s work. His dream? To impact the lives of at least 10,000 more people.
March 15th, 2016 | 32 mins 1 sec
Morgan Berman launched My Milkcrate to help give company leaders tools they can use to run sustainable businesses, and consumers the ability to find them.
March 8th, 2016 | 53 mins 32 secs
Veteran Sylvester Mobley founded Coded by Kids to bring technical training into neighborhoods where access to new economy jobs can make a huge difference.
March 1st, 2016 | 41 mins 7 secs
Interactive Mechanics specializes in bringing the best practices from app design back into physical spaces, like museums and libraries, so patrons can enjoy rich, multi-sensory experiences.
February 23rd, 2016 | 37 mins 25 secs
Joe talks to Pranav, the undergraduate leading the team that stages the massive PennApps event twice each year.
January 5th, 2016 | 36 mins
For Mason Wartman, a "dollar slice" shop in Philadelphia offered a way to downshift into a lifestyle business after a stint on Wall Street. He never expected that a customer's suggestion would land him global attention, and a new mission.